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Comparison between Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ Platforms – 212, 410E, 624, 626, 605, 660, 820, 835 and 845

Since its inception in 1985, Qualcomm® is engaged in the design, development, manufacturing and commercialization of digital telecommunications products and services. According to the report of Insight Research Corp. in 2006, the worldwide telecom industry was in growth mode and its revenue was predicted to climb to $1.3 trillion by 2007. To grab that opportunity, Qualcomm® launched Snapdragon™ system on chip (SoC) in November 2006 by including scorpion processor and other required semiconductors in it. By July 2007, Qualcomm® named as world’s leading mobile integrated circuits (chipsets) provider by market research firm iSupply. As time passed, Qualcomm® had been recognized with many prestigious awards and accolades for its Snapdragon™ platform based products.

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In the beginning on year 2013, Qualcomm® unveiled its first flagship processors, Snapdragon™ 800 and 600 to help smartphones, tablets, Smart TVs or any Snapdragon™ processor-based electronic devices with fast processing and long battery life. These processors were loaded with Quad Core Krait 300 CPU, Adreno 320 CPU, LPDDR3 RAM, 4G LTE Cat 4 and 802.11ac, UltraHD, HD Audio, and Dual ISPs up to 55MP. Under the flagship of Snapdragon™, Qualcomm® launched many processors including Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 212, 410E, 624, 626, 605, 660, 820, 835 and 845

Let’s compare various features of Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 212 (APQ8009), 410E (APQ8016), 624 (APQ8053), 626(APQ8053 Pro), 605 (QCS605), 660, 820 (APQ8096), 835 (APQ8098) and 845 (SDM845), which can help you choose the right processor for your product development needs:

 


Features

Snapdragon 212

(APQ8009)

Snapdragon 410E

(APQ8016)
Target Markets Toy Drones, Domestic Robots, Smart Remotes,
Smart Thermostats, Smart Assistants, Wearable
Portable handheld, Edge Computing,  IoT Gateway,  Industrial HMI,  Access control
Processor Quad Core ARM Cortex A7 (1.3 GHz) Quad ARM® Cortex® A53 , 1.2GHzper core
Display 720p, 1280×720, WXGA – Maximum On-Device Display Support 1920×1200 + 1080p external displays supported + 720p Miracast™ Support
Bluetooth BT 4.1 and BLE BT4.1
USB USB 2.0 USB2.0
Graphics Adreno 304 Adreno 306, 400MHz
OpenGL ES 3.0, OpenCL1.1e, DX9_FL9.3
Video Decode Upto 1080p30 – H.264, H.265 30 fps 1080p
H.265 (HEVC): WVGA at 30fps, 720p 30fps
Operating
Systems
Android Android,
Linux
Win10 IoT (soon)
Long Life
Support
Yes (2025)
Development Kit
& SOMs
Yes


Features

Snapdragon 624

(APQ8053 Lite)

Snapdragon 626

(APQ8053 Pro)

Snapdragon 605

(QCS605)

Snapdragon 660
Target Markets Connected Cameras, Dash-Cam, 360 Camera, Action Camera, Security Camera, AR/VR, Huddle-Room Camera with Smart-assistant Connected Cameras, Dash-Cam, 360 Camera, Action Camera, Security Camera, AR/VR, Huddle-Room Camera with Smart-assistant Connected Cameras, Dash-Cam, 360 Camera, Action Camera, Security Camera, AR/VR, Huddle-Room Camera with Smart-assistant IoT, Handhelds, Toy drones, Home / Industrial automation, 3D Gaming
Processor 64 bit, Octa-core ARM Cortex A-53 Up to 1.8 GHz per core 64 bit, Octa-core, 8x ARM Cortex A53 Up to 2.2 GHz 64-bit ARM v-8 compliant, 8x Qualcomm® Kryo™ 300 CPU 2×2.5 GHz(Gold), 6×1.7 GHz (Silver) Octa Core
4x Kryo cores targeting 2.2 GHz
4x Kryo cores targeting 1.8 GHz
Display 1920 × 1200 @60fps via 2x 4 Lane MIPI- DSI (D-Phy) 1920 × 1200 @60fps via 2x 4 Lane MIPI- DSI (D-Phy) 2560 × 1600 @ 60 fps via 2x 4 Lane (D-Phy/C-Phy) 2 x 4 Lane (D-Phy) via 2560 × 1600 @ 60 fps
Bluetooth BT 4.2 on WCN3980B BT 4.2 on WCN3980B WCN3990/WCN3980 – Bluetooth 5.0 WCN3680B BT 5
USB 1xUSB 3.0 1xUSB 3.0 1xUSB 3.1 1xUSB2.0,
1xUSB 3.1
Graphics Adreno 506; up to 650 MHz 3D graphics accelerator Adreno 506; up to 650 MHz 3D graphics accelerator Andreno 615, up to 780MHz, Open CL Qualcomm® Adreno™ GPU 512 +
Qualcomm Hexagon DSP with Hexagon Vector eXtensions (dual-HVX512) 787 MHz
Video Decode 1080p @ 90fps
(HEVC/H.264/VP8/MPEG4/ SW VP9)
4k at 30 fps, 1080p60, H.264, H.265, and VP8 5.7K30/4K60 8-bit: HEVC/H.264 + 1080P60 Up to 4K Ultra HD video capture @ 30FPS
Operating
Systems
Linux, Kernel-3.18
Andriod O, Kernel-3.18
Linux, Kernel-3.18
Andriod O, Kernel-3.18
Linux, Kernel-4.9
Android- Oreo, Kernel 4.9
Android – kernel 3-18
Long Life
Support
Development Kit
& SOMs
Development Kit and SOM Development Kit Single Board Computer and Development Kit


Features

Snapdragon 820

(APQ8096)

Snapdragon 835

(APQ8098)

Snapdragon 845

(SDM845)
Target Markets Digital Signage, Video Walls, HD cameras, Broadcasting Connected Cameras, Dash-Cam, 360 Camera, Action Camera, Security Camera, AR/VR, Huddle-Room Camera with Smart-assistant Connected Cameras, Dash-Cam, 360 Camera, Action Camera, Security Camera, AR/VR, Huddle-Room Camera with Smart-assistant
Processor Quad Core 64-bit ARMv8-compliant
(2x 2.15GHz, 2x 1.65GHz)
Octa core Qualcomm® Kryo™ 280 CPU
( 4x 2.36GHz, 4x 1.9GHz )
Octa Core Qualcomm® Kryo™ 385 CPU
4x 2.8GHz, 4x 1.8GHz
Display 2x 4 lane (D-Phy)
3840 x 2400 @60fps
2x 4lane (DPhy), 2x 3lane (C-Phy)
3840 × 2160 @60fps
2x 4lane (DPhy), 2x 3lane (C-Phy)
3850 x 2400 @60fps
Bluetooth BT 4.2+LE BT 5.0 + LE BT 5 Qualcomm® TrueWireless™
USB 1x USB2.0,
1xUSB 3.0
1xUSB 3.1 2 x USB 3.1
Graphics Adreno™ 530 up to 624MHz/64bit Adreno™ 540 up to 710MHz/64bit Adreno™ 630 up to 710MHz/64bit
Video Decode Up to 4K Ultra HD video capture @ 30FPS Up to 4K Ultra HD video capture @ 30FPS 2160p30 / 1080p120/30 Up to 4K Ultra HD video capture @ 60 FPS
Operating
Systems
Linux with limited features
Android Naguat, kernel-3.18
Android Oreo, Kernel- 4.4 Andriod Oreo
Long Life
Support
Development Kit
& SOMs
Development Kit and SOM Development Kit

Find out how well you are positioned to select the right processor for your product development.
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