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Snapdragon 855 (SDM855)

Snapdragon 855 (SDM855)
Brand: Qualcomm
Category: Mobile Processors
  • CPU: Octa-Core Kryo 485 @2.84GHz
  • GPU: Adreno 640
  • Display: 2160 x 3840 pixels, HDR10+
  • Process: 7nm
  • Camera: Dual 22MP + 22MP, single 192MP

Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 chipset comes with tri-cluster Octa-Core CPU with one powerful Kryo 460 core pointed @2.84 GHz, three clocks @2.42 GHz and four less powerful cores are clocked @1.78 GHz. It packs Adreno 640 GPU under the hood. As for optics, it can hold up to Dual 22MP + 22MP, single 48MP, MFNR, ZSL or 192MP both front and rear. The quad-channel LPDDR4X support is available for quick memory processing.

It supports up to 4K resolution display with HDR10+ compatibility. The chipset is fabricated on TSMS’s 7nm processor by making it highly power efficient. The LTE department is taken care by the X24 LTE modem with whooping 2Gbps download and 316Mbps upload support. It also supports 5G connectivity with external Snapdragon X50 Modem.

Snapdragon 855 Geekbench and Antutu scores

The Snapdragon 855 scores 3438 points in single-core and 10838 -in multi-core on Geekbench testing. On the other hands, Antutu listing is also dominated by the Snapdragon 855 powered devices. It approx. score around 3,70,000 in Antutu test. It should be noted that these are average score and we can’t ensure that every Snapdragon 855 device will score equally in benchmarking test. It may vary from device to device because of a different kind of optimizations made by their respective manufacturers.

Geekbench Score

Single-Core: 3,438 points
Multi-Core: 10,838 points

Antutu Score

CPU: 1,23,865
CPU: 1,56,375
UX: 76,280
MEM: 14,456
Total: 3,70,976

Snapdragon 855 (SDM855) - Specifications


  • Device Type
    Mobile Platform
  • Model
  • Announced
    December 4, 2018
  • Status


  • CPU CPU (Central Processing Unit) mostly known as processors, CPU processes instructions in order to carry out certain functions that make your device operate properly. Processors are often described as the brain of computers, smartphones and tablets, Smartphones and tablets rely on processors to carry out their every task, Processors are an incredibly important factor in selecting any type of computing device, including your smartphone.
    1x Kryo 485 @2.84 GHz (Cortex-A76)
    3x Kryo 485 @2.42 GHz (Cortex-A76)
    4x Kryo 485 @1.78 GHz (Cortex-A55)
  • Process
  • Architecture
  • Core
  • GPU GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) is a single-chip processor designed to rapidly manipulate and alter memory to accelerate the creation of images in a frame buffer intended for output to a display, This includes things such as lighting effects, object transformations, and 3D motion.
    Adreno 640
  • API Support
    OpenCL 2.0 FP, OpenGL ES 3.2, Vulkan 1.1, DirectX 12


  • RAM Type
  • RAM Speed
    2160 MHz, 16-bit, quad-channels
  • Storage Type
    eMMC 5.1, UFS 2.1, UFS 3.0

Camera & Video

  • Rear Camera
    Dual 22MP + 22MP
    Single 48MP, MFNR, ZSL or 192MP
  • Front Camera
    Dual 22MP + 22MP
    Single 48MP, MFNR, ZSL or 192MP
  • Camera Features
    Qualcomm Spectra 380 ISP, Hardware accelerator for computer vision (CV-ISP), Dual 14-bit CV-ISPs
  • Video Capture
    4320p 8K @30fps, 2160p 4K @30fps, 1080p @60fps, 720p @480fps slo-mo
  • Codec Support
    H.265 (HEVC), HDR10+, HLG, HDR10, H.264 (AVC), VP8, VP9
  • Video Playback
    4320p 8K @30fps, 2160p 4K @30fps, 1080p @60fps, 720p @480fps slo-mo


  • Supported Display
    2160 x 3840 pixels 4K
  • Resolution Type
    Ultra HD
  • Features
    HDR10+, 10-bit color depth, Rec2020 color gamut

Connectivity Options

  • LTE Modem
    Snapdragon X24 LTE modem
    D/L speed LTE cat.20 up to 2Gbps
    Downlink 7x20 MHz carrier aggregation, Up to 256-QAM
    U/L speed LTE cat.13 up to 316Mbps
    Uplink 3x20 MHz carrier aggregation Up to 256-QAM
  • 5G Modem
    Snapdragon X50 Modem
  • Bluetooth Version
  • NFC NFC (Near field communication) is a set of standards for smartphones and similar devices to establish peer-to-peer radio communications with each other by touching them together or bringing them into proximity, usually no more than a few inches.
  • Wi-Fi Bands
    2.4 GHz, 5 GHz
  • USB Supported
    USB 3.1
  • GNSS
    Beidou, Galileo, GLONASS, Dual frequency GNSS, GPS, QZSS, SBAS
  • Calling Features
    Dual SIM dual VoLTE with SRVCC to 3G and 2G, HD, Ultra HD Voice (EVS), CSFB to 3G and 2G


  • AI
    Qualcomm Hexagon 690 Processor
  • Security
  • Audio
    TrueWireless, Broadcast Audio, Aqstic audio, aptX audio
  • Charging
    Quick Charge 4+
  • Antutu Scores (v7)
  • Geekbench Scores (v4)
    Single Core: 3,438
    Multi Core: 10,838

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