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Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994 vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996: 18 facts in comparison

1. total clock speed

1.59x faster CPU clock speed.
4 x 2GHz & 4 x 1.5GHz
MediaTek Helio X30: 10 x 2.8GHz
4 x 2.2GHz

2. Has integrated LTE

The system on a chip (SoC) has an integrated LTE cellular chip. LTE is capable of downloading at faster speeds than older, 3G technology.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994
Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996
47% have it

3. Has integrated graphics

With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994
Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996
85% have it

4. Uses big.LITTLE technology

Using big.LITTLE technology, a chip can switch between two sets of processor cores in order to maximise performance and battery life. For example, when playing a game the more powerful cores will be used to increase performance, whereas checking email will use the less powerful cores to maximise battery life.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994
Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996
26% have it

5. RAM speed

It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.
1600MHz
Samsung Exynos 7420: 2873MHz
1688MHz

6. semiconductor size

A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
20nm
Apple A11 Bionic: 10nm
14nm

7. GPU clock speed

The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.
650MHz(Qualcomm Adreno 430)
Apple A6X: 1120MHz
624MHz

8. Has dynamic frequency scaling

Dynamic frequency scaling is a technology that allows the processor to conserve power and reduce noise when it is under a light load.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994(ARM Cortex-A57)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996(Qualcomm Kryo)
97% have it

9. Has NX bit

NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994(ARM Cortex-A57)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996(Qualcomm Kryo)
96% have it

10. VFP version

Vector Floating-Point (VFP) is used by the processor to deliver increased performance in areas such as digital imaging.
4(ARM Cortex-A57)
Apple A10 Fusion: 4
4(Qualcomm Kryo)

11. bits executed at a time

NEON provides acceleration for media processing, such as listening to MP3s.
128(ARM Cortex-A57)
Apple A10 Fusion: 128
128(Qualcomm Kryo)

12. Has out-of-order execution

Out-of-order execution is used in CPUs to make use of instruction cycles that would normally be wasted due to delays.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994(ARM Cortex-A57)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996(Qualcomm Kryo)
81% have it

13. Supports 64-bit

A 32-bit operating system can only support up to 4GB of RAM. 64-bit allows more than 4GB, giving increased performance. It also allows you to run 64-bit applications.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994
Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996
54% have it

14. Supports hardware-assisted virtualization

It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994(ARM Cortex-A57)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996(Qualcomm Kryo)
66% have it

15. Has AES

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994(ARM Cortex-A57)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996(Qualcomm Kryo)
51% have it

16. Has TrustZone

A technology integrated into the processor to secure the device for use with features such as mobile payments and streaming video using digital rights management (DRM).
Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994(ARM Cortex-A57)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996(Qualcomm Kryo)
89% have it

17. Higher version of eMMC

A higher version of eMMC allows faster memory interfaces, having a positive effect on the performance of a device. For example, when transferring files from your computer to the internal storage over USB.
5
Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 Pro: 5.1
5

18. Supports 4K resolution

Allows you to view in ultra-high definition.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994(Qualcomm Adreno 430)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996
1% have it

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