Qualcomm Snapdragon 821

Updated On: 26 Sep, 2023

Snapdragon 821 is a Flagship mobile platform built-on 14 nanometers manufacturing process. It was announced on August 2016. The SoC has 4 CPU and Adreno 530 to handle graphics.

CPU Performance
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Gaming Performance
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Battery Performance
80% Complete (danger)

Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 Specifications

Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 specifications and features are given below. Check details like Architecture, Cores, Instruction Set, Manufacturing Process, GPU, Memory Type, and more.

Product Details
Model: Snapdragon 821
Brand Qualcomm
Class Flagship
Released on: August 2016
Model Number: MSM8996 Pro
Architecture2x 2.342 GHz - Kryo, 2x 1.6 GHz - Kryo
Cores 4
Frequency 2342 MHz
Instruction Set ARMv8-A
Transistor Count 2 billion
L1 Cache 64 KB
L2 Cache 3 MB
L3 Cache
Process 14 nanometers
Transistor Count 2 billion
TDP 11 W
GPU Name Adreno 530
Graphics Architecture Adreno 500
GPU Frequency653 MHz
Execution Units 2
Shading Units 256
Flops 519 Gigaflops
Vulkan Version 1.0
Opencl Version 2.0
Directx Version 11.2
Memory Type LPDDR4
Memory BUS 4x 16 Bit
Memory Frequency 1866 MHz
Max Bandwidth29.8 Gbit/s
Max Size6 GB
Storage Type eMMC 5.1, UFS 2.0
Neural ProcessorHexagon 680
Max Display Resolution3840 x 2160
Max Camera Resolution1x 28MP, 2x 13MP
Video Capture 4K at 30FPS
Video Playback 4K at 30FPS
Video Codecs H.264, H.265, VP8, VP9
Audio Codecs AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV
Modem X12
4G LTE Cat. 12
5G No
Download Speed Up to 600 Mbps
Upload Speed Up to 150 Mbps
Wi Fi 5
Bluetooth 4.1
Navigation GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo

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Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 Benchmark Scores

Here are different benchmark scores of Qualcomm Snapdragon 821.


Antutu Benchmar score of Qualcomm Snapdragon 821

Antutu Benchmark assigns a score to the device based on its performance, which can be used to compare the device's performance with other smartphones. The higher the score, the better the device's performance.

CPU 67962
GPU 61224
Memory 43896
UX 59644
Total score 231620


Geekbench Benchmark score of Qualcomm Snapdragon 821

The Geekbench score is a single score that combines the results of all the tests. The higher the score, the better the device's performance. The score can be used to compare the performance of different devices.

Single-Core Score 337
Multi-Core Score 747
Image compression 51.2 Mpixels/s
Face detection 7.96 images/s
Speech recognition 15.4 words/s
Machine learning 14 images/s
Camera shooting 10.7 images/s
HTML 5 0.71 Mnodes/s
SQLite 239.7 Krows/s

3D Mark

3D Mark Benchmark score of Qualcomm Snapdragon 821

The 3DMark benchmark score is a measure of a system's ability to render 3D graphics, and it is often used to compare the performance of different GPUs. It reflects the system's ability to handle different levels of graphics processing.

Graphics test 5 FPS
Score 886