Snapdragon 632 vs Snapdragon 480

We compared two 8-core processors: Qualcomm Snapdragon 632 (with Adreno 506 graphics) and Snapdragon 480 (Adreno 619). 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 480
  • Performs 3.8x better in floating-point computations
  • Shows significantly better (up to 2.3x) AnTuTu 9 score – 329K vs 141K
  • Has a smaller size transistor (8 versus 14 nm)
  • Announced 2-years and 7-months later
  • 11% higher CPU clock speed (2000 vs 1800 MHz)
  • Higher GPU frequency (~14%)

Benchmarks

Performance tests in popular benchmarks

AnTuTu 9

The AnTuTu Benchmark measures CPU, GPU, RAM, and I/O performance in different scenarios
329683
CPU 57998 96825
GPU 16173 87610
Memory 24744 63810
UX 41718 80768
Total score 141485 329683

GeekBench 5

The GeekBench test shows raw single-threaded and multithreaded CPU performance
Single-Core Score
Multi-Core Score
Image compression 82.3 Mpixels/s 106.3 Mpixels/s
Face detection 12 images/s 11.8 images/s
Speech recognition 19.4 words/s 29.8 words/s
Machine learning 13.4 images/s 27.7 images/s
Camera shooting 7.96 images/s 16 images/s
HTML 5 1.05 Mnodes/s 1.71 Mnodes/s
SQLite 427.5 Krows/s 551.1 Krows/s

3DMark

A cross-platform benchmark that assesses graphics performance in Vulkan (Metal)
3DMark Wild Life Performance
Graphics test 1 FPS 5 FPS
Score 144 982

Specifications

Full list of technical specifications of Snapdragon 632 and Snapdragon 480

CPU

Architecture 4x 1.8 GHz – Kryo 250 Gold (Cortex-A73
4x 1.8 GHz – Kryo 250 Silver (Cortex-A53)
2x 2 GHz – Kryo 460 Gold
6x 1.8 GHz – Kryo 460 Silver
Cores 8 8
Frequency 1800 MHz 2000 MHz
Instruction set ARMv8-A ARMv8-A
Process 14 nanometers 8 nanometers
Transistor count 2 billion -
TDP 7 W 3 W

Graphics

GPU name Adreno 506 Adreno 619
Architecture Adreno 500 Adreno 600
GPU frequency 725 MHz 825 MHz
Execution units 1 2
Shading units 96 128
FLOPS 124.8 Gigaflops 468 Gigaflops
Vulkan version 1.0 1.1
OpenCL version 2.0 2.0
DirectX version 12 12

Memory

Memory type LPDDR3 LPDDR4X
Memory frequency 933 MHz 2133 MHz
Bus 2x 16 Bit 2x 16 Bit
Max bandwidth - 17 Gbit/s
Max size 8 GB 8 GB

Multimedia (ISP)

Neural processor (NPU) Hexagon 546 Hexagon 686
Storage type eMMC 5.1 eMMC 5.1, UFS 2.2
Max display resolution 1920 x 1200 2520 x 1080
Max camera resolution 1x 40MP, 2x 13MP 1x 64MP, 2x 25MP
Video capture 4K at 30FPS 1K at 60FPS
Video playback 4K at 30FPS 1080p at 60FPS
Video codecs H.264, H.265, VP8, VP9 H.264, H.265, VP9
Audio codecs AAC, AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV

Connectivity

Modem X9 LTE X51
4G support LTE Cat. 7 LTE Cat. 15
5G support No Yes
Download speed Up to 300 Mbps Up to 800 Mbps
Upload speed Up to 150 Mbps Up to 210 Mbps
Wi-Fi 5 5
Bluetooth 5.0 5.1
Navigation GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, SBAS GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, NAVIC

Info

Announced June 2018 January 2021
Class Mid range Low end
Model number SDM632 SM4350
Official page Qualcomm Snapdragon 632 official site Qualcomm Snapdragon 480 official site

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