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Snapdragon 460 vs Snapdragon 450

We compared two 8-core processors: Qualcomm Snapdragon 460 (with Adreno 610 graphics) and Snapdragon 450 (Adreno 506). 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 460
  • Performs 2.2x better in floating-point computations
  • Supports 86% higher memory bandwidth (13.91 against 7.46 GB/s)
  • Shows significantly better (up to 66%) AnTuTu 8 score – 148K vs 89K
  • Announced 2-years and 7-months later
  • Has a smaller size transistor (11 versus 14 nm)
  • Better instruction set architecture
Pros of Qualcomm Snapdragon 450
  • Higher GPU frequency (~8%)

Benchmarks

Performance tests in popular benchmarks

AnTuTu 8

The AnTuTu Benchmark measures CPU, GPU, RAM, and I/O performance in different scenarios
148494
CPU 56442 38553
GPU 21816 9140
Memory 40048 25705
UX 26495 12027
Total score 148494 89622

GeekBench 5

The GeekBench test shows raw single-threaded and multithreaded CPU performance
Single-Core Score
Multi-Core Score
Image compression 77.7 Mpixels/s 66.4 Mpixels/s
Face detection 11.2 images/s 8.97 images/s
Speech recognition 19.1 words/s 18.6 words/s
Machine learning 14.5 images/s 11.7 images/s
Camera shooting 9.61 images/s 5.27 images/s
HTML 5 1.61 Mnodes/s 1.26 Mnodes/s
SQLite 422.5 Krows/s 317.5 Krows/s

Gaming

Table of average FPS and graphics settings in mobile games
PUBG Mobile 30 FPS
[Low]
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Call of Duty: Mobile 36 FPS
[Medium]
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Shadowgun Legends 33 FPS
[Medium]
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World of Tanks Blitz 42 FPS
[Medium]
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Mobile Legends: Bang Bang 31 FPS
[Medium]
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Device OnePlus Nord N100
720 x 1600
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We provide average results. FPS may differ, depending on game version, OS and other factors.

Specifications

Full list of technical specifications of Snapdragon 460 and Snapdragon 450

CPU

Architecture 4x 1.8 GHz – Kryo 240 Gold
4x 1.8 GHz – Kryo 240 Silver
8x 1.8 GHz – Cortex-A53
Cores 8 8
Frequency 1800 MHz 1800 MHz
Instruction set ARMv8.3-A ARMv8-A
Process 11 nanometers 14 nanometers
Transistor count - 2 billion
TDP 3 W 3 W

Graphics

GPU name Adreno 610 Adreno 506
Architecture Adreno 600 Adreno 500
GPU frequency 600 MHz 600-650 MHz
Execution units 2 1
Shading units 256 96
FLOPS 273 Gigaflops 124 Gigaflops
Vulkan version 1.1 1.0
OpenCL version 2.0 2.0
DirectX version 12 11.1

Memory

Memory type LPDDR4X LPDDR3
Memory frequency 1866 MHz 933 MHz
Bus 2x 16 Bit 1x 32 Bit
Max bandwidth 13.91 Gbit/s 7.46 Gbit/s
Max size 8 GB 4 GB

Multimedia (ISP)

Neural processor (NPU) Hexagon 683 Hexagon 546
Storage type UFS 2.1 eMMC 5.1
Max display resolution 2520 x 1080 1920 x 1200
Max camera resolution 1x 48MP, 2x 16MP 1x 21MP, 2x 13MP
Video capture 1K at 60FPS 1K at 60FPS
Video playback 1080p at 60FPS 1080p at 60FPS
Video codecs H.264, H.265, VP8, VP9 H.264, H.265, VP9
Audio codecs AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV

Connectivity

Modem X11 X9
4G support LTE Cat. 13 LTE Cat. 7
5G support No No
Download speed Up to 390 Mbps Up to 300 Mbps
Upload speed Up to 150 Mbps Up to 150 Mbps
Wi-Fi 6 5
Bluetooth 5.1 4.1
Navigation GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, SBAS, NAVIC GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, SBAS

Info

Announced January 2020 June 2017
Class Low end Low end
Model number SM4250-AA SDM450
Official page Qualcomm Snapdragon 460 official site Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 official site

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