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Qualcomm Snapdragon 429 vs UNISOC SC9863A vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 (MSM8937)

Qualcomm Snapdragon 429

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The Qualcomm Snapdragon 429 is an ARM-based entry level SoC for tablets and smartphones (mostly Android based). It was announced in mid 2018 and integrates four 64-Bit Cortex-A53 CPU cores (quad-core) that clock with up to 2 GHz. Furthermore, there is a Adreno 504 graphics card, a LPDDR3 memory controller (max. 933 MHz) and wireless radios for WiFi and 4G/LTE included in the chip.

The Cortex-A53 is the successor of the entry level Cortex-A7 CPU cores. The A53 is now capable of 64 Bit (ARMv8-ISA) and addressing more than 4 GB RAM. According to ARM the performance per MHz is a lot better and even surpasses a Cortex-A9 core.

The integrated Adreno 504 ist the integrated graphics card that supports OpenGL ES 3.1 / 3.2 and Vulkan 1.0. According to Qualcomm, the GPU is 50% faster than the previous Adreno 308 in the Snapdragon 425.

The integrated wireless radios support WiFi 802.11ac Wave 2, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS/GLONASS/Baidou, 2G, 3G and 4G (LTE Cat.4 / Cat.5 - 150 Mbits download, 75 Mbits upload) standards. Futhermore, the SoC is able to decode 1080p videos in H.265 (encode only in H.264) and cameras with up to 13 MP.

The power consumption of the chip is ranging in the lower range, and therefore it is also suited for smaller smartphones. It is manufactured in the modern 12nm process.

UNISOC SC9863A

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The Unisoc SC9863A (formerly Spreadtrum) is an entry level octa core SoC with 8 ARM Cortex-A55 cores in two clusters. One performance cluster with up to 1.6 GHz and a efficiency cluster with up to 1.2 GHz. The SoC also integrates an LTE modem (TDD-LTE/FDD-LTE/TD-SCDMA/WCDMA/GGE), a PowerVR IMG8322 /GE8322 graphics card and 1080p video support.

Process

TSMC 28HPC+

CPU

8XA55

GPU

IMG 8322

Memory

eMMC 5.1, LPDDR3, LPDDR4/4X

Modem

LTE Cat7, L+L DSDS

Display

FHD+ 

Camera

16M @ 30fps, Dual ISP 16M + 5M

Camera Interface

MIPI CSI: 4+4+2/4+2+2+2

Video

Decode

1080p @ 30 fps, H.264/H.265

Encode

1080p @ 30 fps, H.264/H.265

WCN

11bgn BT4.2

integrated (BB&RF)

11AC BT5.0

Marilin3 (option)

Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 (MSM8937)

► remove from comparison Qualcomm 430

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 (SD430) is a lower mainstream SoC for (Android based) smartphones and tablets. Contrary to the Snapdragon 630, it is still manufactured in a 28-nm process and also consists of an octa-core CPU part with ARM Cortex-A53 cores. However, they are only clocked at up to 1.4 GHz. The integrated X6 LTE modem supports Cat. 4 with maximum transfer rates of 150 Mbps (downstream) and 75 Mbps (upstream). The SoC also includes an Adreno 505 GPU with support for Vulkan and OpenGL ES 3.1. WiFi 802.11ac and Bluetooth 4.1 are supported as well. The memory controller supports LPDDR3 clocked at 800 MHz (so probably dual-channel DDRL-1600). 

ModelQualcomm Snapdragon 429UNISOC SC9863AQualcomm Snapdragon 430 (MSM8937)
SeriesQualcomm Snapdragon Qualcomm Snapdragon
CodenameCortex-A53Cortex-A55Cortex-A53
Series: Snapdragon Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 6302.2 GHz8 / 8 Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 6262.2 GHz8 / 8 Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 6252 GHz8 / 8 Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 4392 GHz8 / 8 Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 4501.8 GHz8 / 8 Cortex-A53
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 4292 GHz4 / 4 Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 MSM89521.5 GHz8 / 8 Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 MSM8939v21.7 GHz8 / 8 Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 MSM89391.7 GHz8 / 8 Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 610 MSM89361.7 GHz4 / 4 Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 4351.4 GHz8 / 8 Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 (MSM8937)1.4 GHz8 / 8 Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 415 MSM89291.4 GHz8 / 8 Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 (MSM8917)1.4 GHz4 / 4 Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM89161.4 GHz4 / 4 Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 APQ80161.2 GHz4 / 4 Cortex-A53
Samsung Exynos 8500 - 2 GHz8 / 8 Cortex-A55
» UNISOC SC9863A1.2 - 1.6 GHz8 / 8512 KB Cortex-A55
Qualcomm Snapdragon 6302.2 GHz8 / 8 Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 6262.2 GHz8 / 8 Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 6252 GHz8 / 8 Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 4392 GHz8 / 8 Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 4501.8 GHz8 / 8 Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 4292 GHz4 / 4 Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 MSM89521.5 GHz8 / 8 Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 MSM8939v21.7 GHz8 / 8 Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 MSM89391.7 GHz8 / 8 Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 610 MSM89361.7 GHz4 / 4 Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 4351.4 GHz8 / 8 Cortex-A53
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 (MSM8937)1.4 GHz8 / 8 Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 415 MSM89291.4 GHz8 / 8 Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 (MSM8917)1.4 GHz4 / 4 Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM89161.4 GHz4 / 4 Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 APQ80161.2 GHz4 / 4 Cortex-A53
Clock2000 MHz1200 - 1600 MHz1400 MHz
Cores / Threads4 / 48 / 88 / 8
Technology12 nm28 nm28 nm
FeaturesWLAN 802.11ac Wave 2 (WiFi 5), Bluetooth 5.0, NFC, X6 LTE (Cat 4 150 MBps Down, Cat 5 75 MBps Up), Hexagon 536 DSP, GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, USB 2.0, H.265 (HEVC), H.264 (AVC), VP8, LPDDR3 933 MHz Memory Controller, eMMC 5.1 Quick Charge 3.0TDD-LTE/FDD-LTE/TD-SCDMA/WCDMA/GGE Modem, IMG8322 GPU, 1080p video, FHD+ display supportAdreno 505 GPU, 802.11ac WLAN, Bluetooth 4.1, LTE Cat. 4, Dual-Channel LPDDR3-1600 Memory Controller
iGPUQualcomm Adreno 504PowerVR GE8322 / IMG8322 (550 MHz)Qualcomm Adreno 505
ArchitectureARMARMARM
Announced
ManufacturerQualcomm Snapdragon SD 429 SC9863AQualcomm Snapdragon 430
L3 Cache512 KB

Benchmarks

Performance Rating - Geekbench 5.1, PCM Work, Sling Shot Physics, Antutu v8 CPU - SD 429
14.1 pt (25%)
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Unlimited Physics
min: 15709     avg: 16114     median: 16113.5 (14%)     max: 16518 Points
min: 12578     avg: 13955     median: 13954.5 (12%)     max: 15331 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Sling Shot Extreme (ES 3.1) Unlimited Physics
min: 1155     avg: 1194     median: 1194 (15%)     max: 1233 Points
min: 1136     avg: 1303     median: 1373 (17%)     max: 1401 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Sling Shot (ES 3.0) Unlimited Physics
min: 1145     avg: 1170     median: 1170 (17%)     max: 1195 Points
Geekbench 5.4 - Geekbench 5.1 - 5.4 64 Bit Single-Core
100%
1 SD 429 +
168 Points (7%)
min: 127     avg: 141     median: 145 (6%)     max: 152 Points
Geekbench 5.4 - Geekbench 5.1 - 5.4 64 Bit Multi-Core
100%
1 SD 429 +
566 Points (2%)
138%
1 SC9863A +
min: 472     avg: 673     median: 782 (3%)     max: 848 Points
Geekbench 5.0 - Geekbench 5.0 64 Bit Single-Core
100%
1 SD 429 +
168 Points (7%)
155 Points (7%)
Geekbench 5.0 - Geekbench 5.0 64 Bit Multi-Core
100%
1 SD 429 +
552 Points (2%)
146%
1 SC9863A +
min: 785     avg: 809     median: 808.5 (3%)     max: 832 Points
Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 - Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 64 Bit Single-Core
860 Points (9%)
827 Points (9%)
Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 - Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 64 Bit Multi-Core
2485 Points (3%)
3526 Points (4%)
Geekbench 4.0 - Geekbench 4.0 64 Bit Single-Core
100%
1 SC9863A +
809 Points (13%)
78%
1 430 +
min: 613     avg: 629     median: 628.5 (10%)     max: 644 Points
Geekbench 4.0 - Geekbench 4.0 64 Bit Multi-Core
100%
1 SC9863A +
3372 Points (8%)
56%
1 430 +
min: 1706     avg: 1896     median: 1895.5 (5%)     max: 2085 Points
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 64 Bit Multi-Core
100%
1 SC9863A +
3235 Points (5%)
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 64 Bit Single-Core
100%
1 SC9863A +
759 Points (12%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Stream
100%
1 SC9863A +
805 Points (6%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Memory
100%
1 SC9863A +
1927 Points (17%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Floating Point
100%
1 SC9863A +
4869 Points (10%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Integer
100%
1 SC9863A +
2912 Points (6%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Total Score
100%
1 SC9863A +
3189 Points (8%)
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Kraken 1.1 Total Score *
min: 10433     avg: 10544     median: 10544 (12%)     max: 10655 ms
min: 11698     avg: 11906     median: 11906 (14%)     max: 12114 ms
96%
430 +
min: 10396     avg: 12677     median: 13194 (15%)     max: 14709 ms
Octane V2 - Octane V2 Total Score
min: 4297     avg: 4345     median: 4344.5 (4%)     max: 4392 Points
min: 3111     avg: 3565     median: 3564.5 (4%)     max: 4018 Points
76%
430 +
min: 2604     avg: 3194     median: 3293.5 (3%)     max: 3438 Points
WebXPRT 3 - WebXPRT 3 Score
min: 32     avg: 34     median: 34 (9%)     max: 36 Points
min: 29     avg: 30.5     median: 30.5 (8%)     max: 32 Points
85%
430 +
min: 24     avg: 41.7     median: 29 (8%)     max: 72 Points
AnTuTu v6 - AnTuTu v6 Total Score
51274 Points (17%)
55423 Points (19%)
88%
430 +
min: 42798     avg: 45027     median: 44963.5 (15%)     max: 47066 Points
AnTuTu v7 - AnTuTu v7 MEM
5470 Points (17%)
7434 Points (23%)
88%
430 +
min: 3999     avg: 4992     median: 4792 (15%)     max: 6830 Points
AnTuTu v7 - AnTuTu v7 UX
20878 Points (26%)
20953 Points (26%)
78%
430 +
min: 14313     avg: 16454     median: 16194 (20%)     max: 17949 Points
AnTuTu v7 - AnTuTu v7 GPU
6252 Points (2%)
10973 Points (3%)
145%
430 +
min: 8556     avg: 9082     median: 9083 (3%)     max: 9583 Points
AnTuTu v7 - AnTuTu v7 CPU
30859 Points (19%)
33436 Points (20%)
90%
430 +
min: 14989     avg: 26579     median: 27811 (17%)     max: 28218 Points
AnTuTu v7 - AnTuTu v7 Total Score
63459 Points (11%)
72796 Points (13%)
92%
430 +
min: 44992     avg: 56835     median: 58282 (10%)     max: 59990 Points
AnTuTu v8 - AnTuTu v8 UX
100%
1 SD 429 +
10934 Points (9%)
AnTuTu v8 - AnTuTu v8 MEM
100%
1 SD 429 +
27445 Points (22%)
AnTuTu v8 - AnTuTu v8 GPU
100%
1 SD 429 +
4783 Points (1%)
AnTuTu v8 - AnTuTu v8 CPU
100%
1 SD 429 +
35288 Points (13%)
AnTuTu v8 - AnTuTu v8 Total Score
100%
1 SD 429 +
78450 Points (8%)
126%
1 SC9863A +
98723 Points (10%)
PassMark PerformanceTest Mobile V1 - PerformanceTest Mobile V1 CPU Tests
100%
1 SD 429 +
70208 Points (9%)
132%
1 SC9863A +
92404 Points (12%)
PCMark for Android - PCM f. Android Computer Vision
2454 Points (13%)
2660 Points (14%)
73%
430 +
1783 Points (9%)
PCMark for Android - PCM f. Android Storage
4908 Points (10%)
15142 Points (32%)
66%
430 +
3256 Points (7%)
PCMark for Android - PCM f. Android Work Score 2.0
min: 4267     avg: 4449     median: 4449 (29%)     max: 4631 Points
PCMark for Android - PCM f. Android Work Score
min: 5986     avg: 6107     median: 6106.5 (31%)     max: 6227 Points
min: 6601     avg: 6688     median: 6601 (33%)     max: 6861 Points
PCMark for Android - PCM f. Android Work Score 3.0
100%
1 SC9863A +
4436 Points (23%)
PCMark for Android - PCM f. Android Work 2.0 Battery Life
100%
1 430 +
917 min (17%)

Average Benchmarks Qualcomm Snapdragon 429 → 100% n=18

Average Benchmarks UNISOC SC9863A → 122% n=18

Average Benchmarks Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 (MSM8937) → 87% n=18

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