Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 (MSM8956)

Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 (MSM8956) is a mid-range 64-bit system on a chip (SoC) for smartphones and other mobile devices designed by Qualcomm and announced on February 18, 2015.

Snapdragon 650 (MSM8956) includes CPU with ARMv8-A (64-bit) architecture which contains six computing cores. They are distributed in two clusters as follows:

  • 2 x ARM Cortex-A72 @ 1.80 GHz
  • 4 x ARM Cortex-A53 @ 1.40 GHz

Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 (MSM8956) specifications

Main info

Model number
MSM8956
Vendor
Qualcomm
Released
February 2015
Class
Middle-end
Manufacturing Process
28nm HPm

processor

Architecture
ARMv8-A (64-bit)
Cores count
Hexa-core
CPU cores
2 x ARM Cortex-A72 @ 1.80 GHz
4 x ARM Cortex-A53 @ 1.40 GHz
64-bit
Yes
NPU
No

Memory

RAM support
LPDDR3 @ 933 MHz (Dual Channel)
ROM support
eMMC 5.1

Graphics

GPU
Adreno 510 @ 500 MHz

Mobile networks

Modem
Snapdragon X8 LTE
LTE support
Yes
LTE categories
Category-7 DL / Category-13 UL
LTE maximum download speed
300 Mbps
LTE maximum upload speed
100 Mbps

Communications

Wi-Fi
IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Wi-Fi ranges
2.4 GHz + 5.0 GHz
Bluetooth
v4.1

Smartphones based on Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 (MSM8956)

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