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Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 636

Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 - which chip or processor is better? should you buy mobile phones having Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 or should go for the Qualcomm Snapdragon 636? Here you will find detailed information about technical specs and benchmarks tests for each chipset.

General

Brand Qualcomm Qualcomm
Platform Smartphones Smartphones
Release Date Aug 2016 Oct 2017

Performance (CPU)

Cores 4 8
Architecture 64 bit 64 bit
Frequency (Clock Speed) 2342 MHz 1800 MHz
Instruction Set ARMv8-A ARMv8-A
L1 Cache 64 KB N/A
L2 Cache 3 MB N/A

Graphics (GPU)

GPU Name Adreno 530 Adreno 509
Frequency (Clock Speed) 653 MHz 750 MHz
Execution Units 2 1
Shading Units 256 128
Vulkan Version 1.0 1.0
OpenCL Version 2.0 2.0
DirectX Version 11.2 12.1

Memory

Frequency 1866 MHz 720 MHz
Bus 4x16 Bit 2x16 Bit
Max Memory Capacity 6 GB 8 GB

Connectivity

Modem Snapdragon X12 LTE Snapdragon X12 LTE
5G Support No No
4G Support Yes Yes
Download Speed N/A 600 Mbps
Upload Speed N/A 150 Mbps
Wi-Fi Version 5 5
Bluetooth Version 4.1 5.0
GPS N/A Yes

Multimedia

Neural Processor (NPU) Hexagon 680 Hexagon 680
Storage eMMC 5.1,UFS 2.0 eMMC 5.1,UFS 2.1
Max Screen Resolution 3840 x 2160 2340 x 1080
Max Camera Resolution 28 24
Video Record 4K @ 30FPS 4K @ 60FPS
Video Playback 4K @ 60FPS 4K @ 60FPS
Video Codec Support H.264, H.265, VP8, VP9 H.264, H.265, VP8, VP9
Audio Codec Support N/A AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV

AI

GPU Adreno 530 Adreno 509

Benchmark

AnTuTu

Total Score N/A 168,464
CPU N/A 64,954
GPU N/A 27,491
Memory N/A 29,419
UX N/A 47,340
Device

Gaming Performance

Video Playback 4K @ 60FPS 4K @ 60FPS

Phones with Qualcomm Snapdragon 821

Phones with Qualcomm Snapdragon 636

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