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Qualcomm Snapdragon 429 vs UNISOC SC9863A vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 450

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 450

► remove from comparison Qualcomm SD 450

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 (SD450) is a lower mainstream SoC for (Android based) smartphones and tablets. It features eight ARM Cortex-A53 cores at up to 1.8 GHz and is already manufactured in the power efficient 14nm process. The integrated X9 LTE modem supports Cat. 7 with maximum transfer rates of 300 Mbps (downstream) and 150 Mbps (upstream). The SoC also includes an Adreno 506 GPU with support for Vulkan and OpenGL ES 3.1. WiFi 802.11ac (1x1, max 364 Mbps) and Bluetooth 4.1 are supported as well. The memory controller supports LPDDR3 (single channel) and the integrated video engine supports H.264 (encode and decode) and HEVC (only decode) in 1080p.

ModelQualcomm Snapdragon 429UNISOC SC9863AQualcomm Snapdragon 450
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 MHz1800 MHz
Cores / Threads4 / 48 / 88 / 8
Technology12 nm28 nm14 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 506 GPU, X9 LTE Modem (300 / 150 Mbps)
iGPUQualcomm Adreno 504PowerVR GE8322 / IMG8322 (550 MHz)Qualcomm Adreno 506
ArchitectureARMARMARM
Announced
ManufacturerQualcomm Snapdragon SD 429 SC9863AQualcomm Snapdragon SD 450
L3 Cache512 KB

Benchmarks

Performance Rating - Geekbench 5.1, PCM Work, Sling Shot Physics, Antutu v8 CPU - SD 429
14.1 pt (25%)
Performance Rating - Geekbench 5.1, PCM Work, Sling Shot Physics, Antutu v8 CPU - SD 450
15.5 pt (27%)
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Extreme Physics
100%
1 SD 450 +
11735 Points (10%)
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
168 Points (7%)
min: 127     avg: 141     median: 145 (6%)     max: 152 Points
min: 131     avg: 140.3     median: 131 (6%)     max: 159 Points
Geekbench 5.4 - Geekbench 5.1 - 5.4 64 Bit Multi-Core
566 Points (2%)
min: 472     avg: 673     median: 782 (3%)     max: 848 Points
min: 493     avg: 631     median: 498 (2%)     max: 902 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%)
91%
1 SD 450 +
min: 709     avg: 733     median: 732.5 (11%)     max: 756 Points
Geekbench 4.0 - Geekbench 4.0 64 Bit Multi-Core
100%
1 SC9863A +
3372 Points (8%)
109%
1 SD 450 +
min: 3625     avg: 3691     median: 3690.5 (9%)     max: 3756 Points
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 64 Bit Multi-Core
100%
1 SC9863A +
3235 Points (5%)
123%
1 SD 450 +
min: 3963     avg: 3981     median: 3980.5 (6%)     max: 3998 Points
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 64 Bit Single-Core
100%
1 SC9863A +
759 Points (12%)
93%
1 SD 450 +
707 Points (12%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Stream
100%
1 SC9863A +
805 Points (6%)
93%
1 SD 450 +
min: 737     avg: 747     median: 746.5 (6%)     max: 756 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Memory
100%
1 SC9863A +
1927 Points (17%)
110%
1 SD 450 +
min: 1708     avg: 2113     median: 2112.5 (19%)     max: 2517 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Floating Point
100%
1 SC9863A +
4869 Points (10%)
123%
1 SD 450 +
min: 5993     avg: 6011     median: 6010.5 (12%)     max: 6028 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Integer
100%
1 SC9863A +
2912 Points (6%)
116%
1 SD 450 +
min: 3340     avg: 3381     median: 3381 (7%)     max: 3422 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Total Score
100%
1 SC9863A +
3189 Points (8%)
119%
1 SD 450 +
min: 3683     avg: 3784     median: 3783.5 (10%)     max: 3884 Points
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
min: 11012     avg: 11506     median: 11492.5 (13%)     max: 11863 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
min: 3470     avg: 3981     median: 3997 (4%)     max: 4115 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
min: 28     avg: 31.3     median: 31.5 (8%)     max: 34 Points
AnTuTu v6 - AnTuTu v6 Total Score
51274 Points (17%)
55423 Points (19%)
min: 54731     avg: 57703     median: 57827.5 (20%)     max: 60077 Points
AnTuTu v7 - AnTuTu v7 MEM
5470 Points (17%)
7434 Points (23%)
AnTuTu v7 - AnTuTu v7 UX
20878 Points (26%)
20953 Points (26%)
AnTuTu v7 - AnTuTu v7 GPU
6252 Points (2%)
10973 Points (3%)
AnTuTu v7 - AnTuTu v7 CPU
30859 Points (19%)
33436 Points (20%)
AnTuTu v7 - AnTuTu v7 Total Score
63459 Points (11%)
72796 Points (13%)
AnTuTu v8 - AnTuTu v8 UX
100%
1 SD 429 +
10934 Points (9%)
257%
1 SD 450 +
min: 26309     avg: 28038     median: 28107 (24%)     max: 29697 Points
AnTuTu v8 - AnTuTu v8 MEM
100%
1 SD 429 +
27445 Points (22%)
57%
1 SD 450 +
min: 13168     avg: 16031     median: 15671 (13%)     max: 19253 Points
AnTuTu v8 - AnTuTu v8 GPU
100%
1 SD 429 +
4783 Points (1%)
197%
1 SD 450 +
min: 9371     avg: 9408     median: 9408 (2%)     max: 9444 Points
AnTuTu v8 - AnTuTu v8 CPU
100%
1 SD 429 +
35288 Points (13%)
110%
1 SD 450 +
min: 28376     avg: 35468     median: 38797 (14%)     max: 39230 Points
AnTuTu v8 - AnTuTu v8 Total Score
78450 Points (8%)
98723 Points (10%)
min: 89022     avg: 92277     median: 90185 (9%)     max: 97624 Points
AndEBench - AndEBench Java
0 Iter./s (0%)
AndEBench - AndEBench Native
0 Iter./s (0%)
PassMark PerformanceTest Mobile V1 - PerformanceTest Mobile V1 CPU Tests
70208 Points (9%)
92404 Points (12%)
101906 Points (13%)
PCMark for Android - PCM f. Android Computer Vision
2454 Points (13%)
2660 Points (14%)
min: 2140     avg: 2239     median: 2157 (11%)     max: 2583 Points
PCMark for Android - PCM f. Android Storage
4908 Points (10%)
15142 Points (32%)
min: 3145     avg: 5094     median: 4391 (9%)     max: 7635 Points
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 SD 450 +
652 min (12%)

Average Benchmarks Qualcomm Snapdragon 429 → 100% n=22

Average Benchmarks UNISOC SC9863A → 121% n=22

Average Benchmarks Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 → 110% n=22

- Range of benchmark values for this graphics card
- Average benchmark values for this graphics card
* Smaller numbers mean a higher performance
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