Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 was launched in 2015 and Snapdragon 625 was launched in 2016. Although both the processors are from different series. Snapdragon 400 series is for entry-level smartphones and 600 series is for mid-level smartphones. But Today we will describe some of the main differences between Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 vs 625.
Although Snapdragon 625 is 8 months younger than SD 430. But still both the SOC’s are packed with few same features. Still, we tried to figure out some basic differences between both the processors. As Snapdragon 625 is the first 600 series processor to be manufactured on 14nm. Whereas SD 430 is made on a 28nm chip.
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Overall Snapdragon 625 has 30% more power than Snapdragon 430 in single core testing. And in multicore testing, SD 625 is twice more powerful than 430. Snapdragon 625 is also has improved GPU which Andreno 506.
|Mobile Platform||Qualcomm Snapdragon 430||Qualcomm Snapdragon 625|
|Octa-core CPU, 8x ARM Cortex A53, Clocked Up to 1.4 GHz||Octa-core CPU, 8x ARM Cortex A53, Clocked Up to 2.0 GHz|
|Process||28 nm LP||14 nm LP|
|Up to 21 MP camera, 2x Image Signal Processor (ISP)||Up to 24 MP camera, 2x Image Signal Processor (ISP)|
|Video||Up to 1080p video capture @30 FPS, H.265 (HEVC), H.264 (AVC)||Up to 4K Ultra HD video capture @ 30FPS, H.265 (HEVC), H.264 (AVC)|
|Display||1080p Full HD, 1920×1200, WUXGA||FHD+, 1080p Full HD, 1900×1200, WUXGA, UI FPS: Up to 60 FPS|
|GPU||Qualcomm® Adreno™ 505 GPU||Qualcomm® Adreno™ 506 GPU|
|Memory||800MHz, LPDDR3||933MHz, LPDDR3|
|Storage||eMMC 5.1, SD 3.0 (UHS-I)||eMMC 5.1, SD: SD 3.0 (SDCC)|
|USB||USB 2.0||USB 3.0|
One of the most important thing as SD 625 is made on 14nm. The processor does not heat as SD 430 and consumes less power. So the Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 is the better SOC in terms of performance. If you are looking for value for money than Snapdragon 430 is good for you.
Here are some best Android Phones with both the SOC’s
- Snapdragon 625
- Xiaomi Mi A2 Lite
- Redni Note 5
- Motorola Moto G5S Plus
- Snapdragon 430
- Nokia 6
- Moto G6 Play
- Huawei Y7 prime