Qualcomm Snapdragon 215 Benchmark, Test and specs

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The Qualcomm Snapdragon 215 has 4 cores with 4 threads and is based on the 3. gen of the Qualcomm Snapdragon series. The processor was released in Q3/2019.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 215

CPU lineage

The segment in which we have classified the Qualcomm Snapdragon 215. Here you can see if it is a desktop processor or a mobile processor or which processor may be the successor of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 215.

Name: Qualcomm Snapdragon 215
Family: Qualcomm Snapdragon
CPU group: Qualcomm Snapdragon QM215
Architecture: Cortex-A53
Segment: Mobile
Generation: 3
Predecessor: --
Successor: --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 215 has 4 CPU cores and can calculate 4 threads in parallel. The clock frequency of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 215 is 1.30 GHz. The number of CPU cores greatly affects the speed of the processor and is an important performance indicator.

CPU Cores / Threads: 4 / 4
Core architecture: normal
Cores: 4x Cortex-A53
Hyperthreading / SMT: No
Overclocking: No
Frequency: 1.30 GHz
Turbo Frequency (1 Core): --
Turbo Frequency (4 Cores): --

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

Processors with the support of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) can process many calculations, especially audio, image and video processing, much faster than classic processors. Algorithms for ML improve their performance the more data they have collected via software. ML tasks can be processed up to 10,000 times faster than with a classic processor.

AI hardware: Qualcomm AI engine
AI specifications: Hexagon

Internal Graphics

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 215 has integrated graphics, called iGPU for short. Specifically, the Qualcomm Snapdragon 215 uses the Qualcomm Adreno 308, which has 24 texture shaders and -- execution units. The iGPU uses the system's main memory as graphics memory and sits on the processor's die.

GPU name: Qualcomm Adreno 308
GPU frequency: 0.50 GHz
GPU (Turbo): 0.50 GHz
Compute units: --
Shader: 24
Max. GPU Memory: --
Max. displays: 0
Generation: 3
Direct X: 11
Technology: 28 nm
Release date: Q1/2016

Hardware codec support

A photo or video codec that is accelerated in hardware can greatly accelerate the working speed of a processor and extend the battery life of notebooks or smartphones when playing videos.

h265 / HEVC (8 bit): Decode
h265 / HEVC (10 bit): No
h264: Decode / Encode
VP8: No
VP9: No
AV1: No
VC-1: Decode
JPEG: Decode / Encode

Memory & PCIe

The processor can use up to 3 GB memory in 1 (Single Channel) memory channels. The maximum memory bandwidth is 4.3 GB/s. The memory type as well as the amount of memory can greatly affect the speed of the system.

Memory type: Memory bandwidth:
4.3 GB/s
Max. Memory: 3 GB
Memory channels: 1 (Single Channel)
PCIe Bandwidth: --

Thermal Management

The thermal design power (TDP for short) of the processor is . The TDP specifies the necessary cooling solution that is required to cool the processor sufficiently. The TDP usually gives a rough idea of the actual power consumption of the CPU.

TDP (PL1 / PBP):
TDP (PL2): --
TDP up: --
TDP down: --
Tjunction max.: --

Technical details

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 215 is made in 28 nm. The smaller the manufacturing process of a CPU, the more modern and energy-efficient it is. Overall, the processor has 0.00 MB cache. A large cache can greatly speed up the processor's speed in some cases such as games.

Technology: 28 nm
Chip design: Chiplet
Socket: --
L2-Cache: --
L3-Cache: --
Operating systems: Android
Virtualization: None
Instruction set (ISA): Armv8-A (64 bit)
ISA extensions: --
Release date: Q3/2019
Release price: --
Part Number: --
Documents: Technical data sheet

Benchmark results

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iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS)

The theoretical computing performance of the internal graphics unit of the processor with simple accuracy (32 bit) in GFLOPS. GFLOPS indicates how many billion floating point operations the iGPU can perform per second.

Intel Atom D2500 Intel Atom D2500
Intel GMA 3600 @ 0.40 GHz
Intel Atom N2600 Intel Atom N2600
Intel GMA 3600 @ 0.40 GHz
Intel Atom N2800 Intel Atom N2800
Intel GMA 3600 @ 0.40 GHz
Qualcomm Snapdragon 215 Qualcomm Snapdragon 215
Qualcomm Adreno 308 @ 0.50 GHz
Qualcomm Snapdragon 427 Qualcomm Snapdragon 427
Qualcomm Adreno 308 @ 0.50 GHz
Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 Qualcomm Snapdragon 425
Qualcomm Adreno 308 @ 0.50 GHz
MediaTek MT6738 MediaTek MT6738
ARM Mali-T860 MP2 @ 0.35 GHz


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