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Spreadtrum SC8830


The Spreadtrum SC8830 is a cheap entry-level ARM-SoC (System on a Chip) that is usually used in Android based smartphones. It is manufactured in 28nm and integrates a quad-core Cortex-A7 CPU clocked at about 1.2 GHz, a ARM Mali-400 MP2 GPU (benchmarks), an LPDDR2/3 memory controller, and a radio module for HSPA+, WiFi 802.11b/g/n, GPS, and Bluetooth 4.0.

Due to the low clock rate of 1.2 GHz, the four CPU cores are only situated in the low end of Android SoCs similar to the MediaTek MT6589. Beware, in the Samsung Galaxy J1, the SoC is cut down to a dual-core version, and therefore show a lower performance in multi-threaded applications.

Thanks to the 28nm process and the small A7 cores, the power consumption is rather low and therefore the SoC can be used in small smartphones.

Series Spreadtrum

Series: Spreadtrum Cortex-A7

Spreadtrum SC9830A compare1.5 GHz4 / 4 cores Cortex-A7
Spreadtrum SC7731 compare1.3 GHz4 / 4 cores Cortex-A7
Spreadtrum SC8830 « 1.2 GHz4 / 4 cores Cortex-A7
Clock Rate1200 MHz
Level 2 Cache512 KB
Number of Cores / Threads4 / 4
Manufacturing Technology28 nm
FeaturesGSM, GPRS, EDGE, TD-SCDMA/HSPA+, WiFi 802.11b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, FM
GPUARM Mali-400 MP2
Announcement Date01/01/2015
Product Link (external) Spreadtrum SC8830


Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Kraken 1.1 Total Score *
min: 14710     avg: 16997     median: 16997 (20%)     max: 19284 ms
Sunspider - Sunspider 1.0 Total Score *
min: 1772     avg: 1864     median: 1863.5 (20%)     max: 1955 ms
PCMark for Android - PCM f. Android Work Score
min: 1998     avg: 2180     median: 2179.5 (11%)     max: 2361 Points
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* Smaller numbers mean a higher performance

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Reviews for the Spreadtrum SC8830 processor

Samsung Galaxy Tab E (9.6-inch, WiFi) T560N Tablet Review

Samsung Galaxy Tab E (9.6-inch, WiFi) T560N Tablet Review

Welcome. Samsung's Galaxy Tab E invites users to explore the world of tablets. The brand-new and inexpensive entry-level tablet leaves us with a favorable impre...
Spreadtrum SC8830 | ARM Mali-400 MP | 9.60" | 488 g
Samsung Galaxy J1 Smartphone Review

Samsung Galaxy J1 Smartphone Review

Entry-level Galaxy. The small Galaxy smartphone has a 4.3-inch display and therefore does not follow the current trend towards bigger displays. But Samsung is n...
Spreadtrum SC8830 | ARM Mali-400 MP2 | 4.30" | 122 g

Samsung Galaxy Tab J: ARM Mali-400 MP2, 7.00", 0.3 kg
  External Review » Samsung Galaxy Tab J

Samsung Galaxy J Max: ARM Mali-400 MP2, 7.00", 0.3 kg
  External Review » Samsung Galaxy J Max

Samsung Galaxy J3: ARM Mali-400 MP2, 5.00", 0.1 kg
  External Review » Samsung Galaxy J3

Samsung Galaxy Tab E 9.6 T561N (SM-T561NZWA): , 10.10", 0.5 kg
  External Review » Samsung Galaxy Tab E 9.6 T561N (SM-T561NZWA)

Samsung Galaxy J1: ARM Mali-400 MP2, 4.30", 0.1 kg
  External Review » Samsung Galaxy J1

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Other CPUs of the series Spreadtrum

» Spreadtrum SC9830A
   4x 1.5 GHz
» Spreadtrum SC7731
   4x 1.3 GHz
» Spreadtrum SC8830
   4x 1.2 GHz

Surrounding CPUs

+ Samsung Exynos 4210 1.2 GHz
   2x 1.2 GHz
+ MediaTek MT8377
   2x 1.2 GHz
+ Broadcom BCM28155
   2x 1.2 GHz
+ MediaTek MT6572
   2x 1.2 GHz
» Spreadtrum SC8830
   4x 1.2 GHz
- Apple A5x
   2x 1 GHz
- Intel Atom Z2420
   1x 1.2 GHz
- Apple A5
   2x 1 GHz
- Nvidia Tegra 2 (250)
   2x 1 GHz
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Klaus Hinum (Update: 2015-12-28)