Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 (MSM8996 Pro)

Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 (MSM8996 Pro) is a high-end 64-bit system on a chip (SoC) for smartphones and other mobile devices designed by Qualcomm and announced on July 11, 2016.

Snapdragon 821 (MSM8996 Pro) includes CPU with ARMv8-A (64-bit) architecture which contains four computing cores. They are distributed in two clusters as follows:

  • 2 x Kryo @ 2.40 GHz
  • 2 x Kryo @ 2.00 GHz

Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 (MSM8996 Pro) specifications

Main info

Model number
MSM8996 Pro
Vendor
Qualcomm
Released
July 2016
Class
High-end
Manufacturing Process
14nm FinFET (LPP)

processor

Architecture
ARMv8-A (64-bit)
Cores count
Quad-core
CPU cores
2 x Kryo @ 2.40 GHz
2 x Kryo @ 2.00 GHz
64-bit
Yes
NPU
No

Memory

RAM support
LPDDR4x @ 1866 MHz (Dual Channel)
ROM support
UFS 2.0

Graphics

GPU
Adreno 530 @ 653 MHz

Mobile networks

Modem
Snapdragon X12 LTE
LTE support
Yes
LTE categories
Category-12 DL / Category-13 UL
LTE maximum download speed
600 Mbps
LTE maximum upload speed
150 Mbps

Communications

Wi-Fi
IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ad
Wi-Fi ranges
2.4 GHz + 5.0 GHz + 60.0 GHz
Bluetooth
v4.1

Smartphones based on Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 (MSM8996 Pro)

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