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Snapdragon 632 vs Snapdragon 630

We compared two 8-core processors: Qualcomm Snapdragon 632 (with Adreno 506 graphics) and Snapdragon 630 (Adreno 508). 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 632
  • Announced 1-year and 2-months later
Pros of Qualcomm Snapdragon 630
  • Supports 43% higher memory bandwidth (10.66 against 7.46 GB/s)
  • Performs 31% better in floating-point computations
  • 22% higher CPU clock speed (2200 vs 1800 MHz)
  • Higher GPU frequency (~17%)

Benchmarks

Performance tests in popular benchmarks

AnTuTu 8

The AnTuTu Benchmark measures CPU, GPU, RAM, and I/O performance in different scenarios
121824
CPU 60244 43446
GPU 10499 14746
Memory 27587 29560
UX 11175 25968
Total score 121824 117743

GeekBench 5

The GeekBench test shows raw single-threaded and multithreaded CPU performance
Single-Core Score
Multi-Core Score
Image compression 81 Mpixels/s 70.5 Mpixels/s
Face detection 11.3 images/s 9.22 images/s
Speech recognition 18.95 words/s 18.35 words/s
Machine learning 13.05 images/s 12.35 images/s
Camera shooting 8.73 images/s 5.58 images/s
HTML 5 1.05 Mnodes/s 1.27 Mnodes/s
SQLite 426.3 Krows/s 323.5 Krows/s

Specifications

Full list of technical specifications of Snapdragon 632 and Snapdragon 630

CPU

Architecture 4x 1.8 GHz – Kryo 250 Gold (Cortex-A73
4x 1.8 GHz – Kryo 250 Silver (Cortex-A53)
4x 2.2 GHz – Cortex-A53
4x 1.8 GHz – Cortex-A53
Cores 8 8
Frequency 1800 MHz 2200 MHz
Instruction set ARMv8-A ARMv8-A
L1 cache 128 KB -
L2 cache - 1 MB
Process 14 nanometers 14 nanometers
Transistor count 2 billion 2 billion
TDP 7 W 6 W

Graphics

GPU name Adreno 506 Adreno 508
Architecture Adreno 500 Adreno 500
GPU frequency 725 MHz 850 MHz
Execution units 1 1
Shading units 96 96
FLOPS 124.8 Gigaflops 163 Gigaflops
Vulkan version 1.0 1.0
OpenCL version 2.0 2.0
DirectX version 12 11.1

Memory

Memory type LPDDR3 LPDDR4
Memory frequency 933 MHz 1333 MHz
Bus 1x 32 Bit 2x 32 Bit
Max bandwidth 7.46 Gbit/s 10.66 Gbit/s
Max size 6 GB 8 GB

Multimedia (ISP)

Neural processor (NPU) Hexagon 546 Hexagon 642
Storage type eMMC 5.1 eMMC 5.1, UFS 2.1
Max display resolution 1920 x 1200 2048 x 1536
Max camera resolution 1x 40MP, 2x 13MP 1x 24MP, 2x 13MP
Video capture 4K at 30FPS 4K at 30FPS
Video playback 4K at 30FPS 4K at 60FPS
Video codecs H.264, H.265, VP8, VP9 H.264, H.265, VP8, VP9
Audio codecs 192 кГц/24-бит, Dolby 5.1 AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV

Connectivity

Modem X9 LTE X12
4G support LTE Cat. 7 LTE Cat. 12
5G support No No
Download speed Up to 300 Mbps Up to 600 Mbps
Upload speed Up to 150 Mbps Up to 150 Mbps
Wi-Fi 5 5
Bluetooth 5.0 5.0
Navigation GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, SBAS GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, SBAS

Info

Announced June 2018 May 2017
Class Mid range Mid range
Model number SDM632 SDM630
Official page Qualcomm Snapdragon 632 official site Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 official site

Cast your vote

So, which SoC would you choose?
12 (44.4%)
15 (55.6%)
Total votes: 27

Comments

Please give your opinion on the comparison of Snapdragon 630 and Snapdragon 632, or ask any questions
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kan 19 June 2021 11:13
surprised me, base on the specs 630 is actually superior than 632 despite more age
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