Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 - Benchmark, Test and specs

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The Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 has 4 cores with 4 threads and is based on the 3. gen of the Qualcomm Snapdragon series. The processor was released in Q3/2016.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 821
CPU lineageCPU lineage
Name: Qualcomm Snapdragon 821
Family: Qualcomm Snapdragon
CPU group: Qualcomm Snapdragon 820
Segment: Mobile
Generation: 3
Predecessor: --
Successor: --
CPU Cores and Base FrequencyCPU Cores and Base Frequency
CPU Cores / Threads: 4 / 4
Core architecture: hybrid (big.LITTLE)
A-Core: 2x Kryo
B-Core: 2x Kryo
Hyperthreading / SMT: No
Overclocking: No
A-Core Frequency: 2.40 GHz
B-Core Frequency: 1.60 GHz
Internal GraphicsInternal Graphics
GPU name: Qualcomm Adreno 530
GPU frequency: 0.62 GHz
GPU (Turbo): 0.62 GHz
Execution units: 0
Shader: 256
Max. GPU Memory: --
Max. displays: 0
Generation: 5
Direct X: 11,1
Technology: 14 nm
Release date: Q4/2015
Hardware codec supportHardware codec support
h265 / HEVC (8 bit): Decode
h265 / HEVC (10 bit): No
h264: Decode
VP8: Decode
VP9: Decode
AV1: No
AVC: No
VC-1: Decode
JPEG: Decode
Memory & PCIeMemory & PCIe
Memory type: LPDDR4-1866
Max. Memory:
Memory channels: 4
Bandwidth: --
ECC: No
PCIe:
AES-NI: No
Thermal ManagementThermal Management
TDP (PL1):
TDP (PL2): --
TDP up: --
TDP down: --
Tjunction max.: --
Technical detailsTechnical details
Instruction set (ISA): ARMv8-A64 (64 bit)
ISA extensions:
L2-Cache: --
L3-Cache: --
Architecture: Kryo
Technology: 14 nm
Virtualization: None
Socket: N/A
Release date: Q3/2016
Part Number: MSM8996 Pro-AB

Benchmark results

Verified Benchmark results
The benchmark results for the Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 have been carefully checked by us. We only publish benchmark results that have been created by us or that have been submitted by a visitor and then checked by a team member. All results are based on and fullfill our benchmark guidelines.

Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

AMD Athlon II X4 605e AMD Athlon II X4 605e
4C 4T @ 2.30 GHz
305
Intel Pentium E2200 Intel Pentium E2200
2C 2T @ 2.20 GHz
305
MediaTek Helio X30 MediaTek Helio X30
10C 10T @ 1.90 GHz
304
Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 Qualcomm Snapdragon 821
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
303
Intel Pentium T4300 Intel Pentium T4300
2C 2T @ 2.10 GHz
303
AMD Athlon II X3 415e AMD Athlon II X3 415e
3C 3T @ 2.50 GHz
303
AMD A6-3500 AMD A6-3500
3C 3T @ 2.10 GHz
303
Show all Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core) results



Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

AMD A6-3410MX AMD A6-3410MX
4C 4T @ 1.60 GHz
793
AMD Athlon II X2 255 AMD Athlon II X2 255
2C 2T @ 3.10 GHz
792
Intel Core i3-3217UE Intel Core i3-3217UE
2C 4T @ 1.60 GHz
790
Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 Qualcomm Snapdragon 821
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
786
MediaTek MT8176 MediaTek MT8176
6C 6T @ 2.00 GHz
786
AMD A8-5545M AMD A8-5545M
4C 4T @ 1.70 GHz
786
Intel Celeron N4500 Intel Celeron N4500
2C 2T @ 1.10 GHz
784
Show all Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core) results



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.

AMD A8-3800 AMD A8-3800
AMD Radeon HD 6550D @ 0.60 GHz
480
AMD A8-3820 AMD A8-3820
AMD Radeon HD 6550D @ 0.60 GHz
480
AMD A8-3850 AMD A8-3850
AMD Radeon HD 6550D @ 0.60 GHz
480
Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 Qualcomm Snapdragon 821
Qualcomm Adreno 530 @ 0.62 GHz
476
Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 Qualcomm Snapdragon 820
Qualcomm Adreno 530 @ 0.62 GHz
476
AMD Ryzen Embedded R2312 AMD Ryzen Embedded R2312
AMD Radeon Vega 3 Graphics @ 1.20 GHz
461
AMD Ryzen 3 5125C AMD Ryzen 3 5125C
AMD Radeon Vega 3 Graphics @ 1.20 GHz
461
Show all iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS) results



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