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Snapdragon 450 vs Snapdragon 439

We compared two 8-core processors: Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 (with Adreno 506 graphics) and Snapdragon 439 (Adreno 505). Here you will find the pros and cons of each chip, technical specs, and comprehensive tests in benchmarks, like AnTuTu and Geekbench.

Review

General comparison of performance, power consumption, and other indicators
CPU Performance
Single and multi-core processor tests
Gaming Performance
GPU performance in games and OpenCL/Vulcan
Battery life
Efficiency of battery consumption
NanoReview Score
Overall chip score

Key Differences

Main differences and advantages of each chip
Pros of Qualcomm Snapdragon 450
  • Performs 2.6x better in floating-point computations
  • Higher GPU frequency (~44%)
  • Supports 17% higher memory bandwidth (7.46 against 6.4 GB/s)
Pros of Qualcomm Snapdragon 439
  • Announced 1-year later
  • Has a smaller size transistor (12 versus 14 nm)
  • 11% higher CPU clock speed (2000 vs 1800 MHz)
  • Shows better (up to 10%) AnTuTu 8 score – 95K vs 86K

Benchmarks

Performance tests in popular benchmarks

AnTuTu 8

The AnTuTu Benchmark measures CPU, GPU, RAM, and I/O performance in different scenarios
95806
CPU 38553 41548
GPU 9140 9242
Memory 25705 26677
UX 12027 16356
Total score 86865 95806

GeekBench 5

The GeekBench test shows raw single-threaded and multithreaded CPU performance
Single-Core Score
Multi-Core Score
Image compression 66.4 Mpixels/s 61.7 Mpixels/s
Face detection 8.97 images/s 8.22 images/s
Speech recognition 18.6 words/s 16.65 words/s
Machine learning 11.7 images/s 11.15 images/s
Camera shooting 5.27 images/s 5.39 images/s
HTML 5 1.26 Mnodes/s 0.85 Mnodes/s
SQLite 317.5 Krows/s 296.65 Krows/s

Gaming

Table of average FPS and graphics settings in mobile games
PUBG Mobile - 46 FPS
[Low]
Call of Duty: Mobile - 31 FPS
[Low]
Fortnite - 21 FPS
[Low]
Shadowgun Legends - 37 FPS
[Low]
World of Tanks Blitz - 32 FPS
[Ultra]
Mobile Legends: Bang Bang - 29 FPS
[Ultra]
We provide average results. FPS may differ, depending on game version, OS and other factors.

Specifications

Full list of technical specifications of Snapdragon 450 and Snapdragon 439

CPU

Architecture 8x 1.8 GHz – Cortex-A53 4x 2 GHz – Cortex-A53
4x 1.45 GHz – Cortex-A53
Cores 8 8
Frequency 1800 MHz 2000 MHz
Instruction set ARMv8-A ARMv8-A
Process 14 nanometers 12 nanometers
Transistor count 2 billion 5.5 billion
TDP 3 W 5 W

Graphics

GPU name Adreno 506 Adreno 505
Architecture Adreno 500 Adreno 500
GPU frequency 600-650 MHz 450 MHz
Execution units 1 1
Shading units 96 96
FLOPS 124 Gigaflops 48 Gigaflops
Vulkan version 1.0 1.0
OpenCL version 2.0 2.0
DirectX version 11.1 11.1

Memory

Memory type LPDDR3 LPDDR3
Memory frequency 933 MHz 800 MHz
Bus 1x 32 Bit 1x 32 Bit
Max bandwidth 7.46 Gbit/s 6.4 Gbit/s
Max size 4 GB 5 GB

Multimedia (ISP)

Neural processor (NPU) Hexagon 546 Hexagon 536
Storage type eMMC 5.1 eMMC 5.1
Max display resolution 1920 x 1200 1920 x 1200
Max camera resolution 1x 21MP, 2x 13MP 1x 21MP, 2x 8MP
Video capture 1K at 60FPS 1K at 30FPS
Video playback 1080p at 60FPS 1080p at 60FPS
Video codecs H.264, H.265, VP9 H.264, H.265, VP8
Audio codecs AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV

Connectivity

Modem X9 X6
4G support LTE Cat. 7 LTE Cat. 5
5G support No No
Download speed Up to 300 Mbps Up to 150 Mbps
Upload speed Up to 150 Mbps Up to 75 Mbps
Wi-Fi 5 5
Bluetooth 4.1 5.0
Navigation GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, SBAS GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, SBAS

Info

Announced June 2017 June 2018
Class Low end Low end
Model number SDM450 SDM439
Official page Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 official site Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 official site

Cast your vote

So, which SoC would you choose?
312 (40.1%)
467 (59.9%)
Total votes: 779

Comments

Please give your opinion on the comparison of Snapdragon 439 and Snapdragon 450, or ask any questions
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Guest User #23 28 October 2020 08:21
Sir, Galaxy M11 with Snapdragon 450 and Galaxy M01 with Snapdragon 439: which one I should purchase as an aged person for normal use like, gas/ electricity payment, telephone calls , WhatsApp Messenger, Bank transaction etc? Thanks.
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Root 28 October 2020 10:02
Hi. Both of them will be good for your needs, but I would go with M11.
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Bilawal ali 11 December 2020 12:35
Hello. Galaxy A11 with snapdragon 450, 2gb ram 32 gb ROM 4000mah battery pls tft display and VIVO Y11 with snapdragon 439 3gb ram 32 gb ROM 5000mah battery ips lcd Which one I should buy as an normal use like WhatsApp, Facebook, YouTube Internet Browsing etc...
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JingerTea 12 April 2021 18:57
Bilawal ali, You can go with one which is cheaper or has better camera
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Riyaz 19 April 2021 05:38
Bilawal ali, I like vivo y11 .... best phone sd 439
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Meh 25 April 2021 12:35
Both of them are adequate for your needs.
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Gaurav 29 May 2021 14:20
Definitely M01 if you like compact phone which rare to find these days , Caz smaller size display puts less load on cpu. I have been using M01 for few months and i can tell this is way better than J7 prime that i used for 5 years.
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