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Sharper, higher
quality images
Qualcomm Spectra 14-bit dual image signal
processors tap into the enhanced performance and
feature enhancements Hexagon 680 DSPs HVX
performance adds, with amazing features like Low
Light Photo and Video, and Touch-to-Track

Immersive, life-like
Enabling a more
virtual reality
Experience realistic visual and audio immersion
immersive, intuitive and and smooth VR action enabled by Snapdragon
connected experience 820s heterogeneous compute platform, designed
for high performance and optimized for long
The Snapdragon 820 mobile processor battery life

offers many advantages:
+ X12 LTE: Industry leading connectivity
with LTE download speeds of up to
600 Mbps, multi-gigabit 802.11ad, and
computer vision
2x2 802.11ac Wi-Fi Drive more safely with object detection and
enhanced navigation. Enhance your smartphone
+ New Qualcomm Kryo CPU:
camera capability with features that can track
Delivering maximum performance and
faces and objects for a more intelligent mobile
low power consumption, Kryo is QTIs
first custom 64-bit quad-core CPU,

Deeply immersive
manufactured in advanced 14nm
FinFET LPP process
+ New Qualcomm Adreno 530 GPU:
Up to 40% better graphics and
3D gaming
compute performance for improved The combination of Snapdragon 820s Adreno 530
visual fidelity while reducing power GPU and Kryo CPU creates enough compute
consumption performance to enable console quality games and
exciting, next generation virtual reality
+ Qualcomm Spectra 14-bit dual image
signal processors (ISPs) deliver high
resolution DSLR-quality images using
heterogeneous compute for advanced All day battery life
and faster charging
processing and additional power
+ New Qualcomm Hexagon 680 DSP Snapdragon 820 lowers power consumption by
includes Hexagon Vector eXtensions 30% over previous generation plus charge a typical
(HVX) and Sensor Core with Low Power phone from zero to 80 percent in about 35
Island for always-on sensor processing minutes, with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0
+ New Touch-To-Track: Recognize and technology.
track multiple objects on screen using
advanced computer vision

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Qualcomm Snapdragon, Qualcomm Adreno, Qualcomm Quick Charge, Qualcomm Kryo, Qualcomm Spectra and Qualcomm Hexagon are products of Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.
Snapdragon 820 processors.
Enabling a more connected,
immersive and intelligent
all day experience.


CPU Modem Camera
+ Custom 64-bit Kryo quad-core + Integrated X12 LTE modem, + Dual ISPs can support up to
CPU up to 2.2GHz supporting Cat 12 download 28MP@30fps and 1.2GP/sec
+ 14nm FinFET process technology speeds up to 600 Mbps, Cat 13 throughput
upload speeds up to 150 Mbps
GPU Charging
+ Snapdragon All Mode with
+ Adreno 530 GPU: OpenGL ES 3.1 + support for LTE FDD and TDD, + Quick Charge 3.0
AEP1, OpenCL2.0 Full1, Vulcan1, WCDMA (DB-DC-HSDPA,
Renderscript, 64-bit virtual DC-HSUPA), TD-SCDMA, CDMA
addressing DirectX 11.2, plus + Qualcomm SecureMSM
1x/EVDO, and GSM/Edge
hardware tessellation, geometry foundation
+ Support for 256-QAM DL, 64-QAM
shaders, programmable blending + Qualcomm Snapdragon
UL, and 4x4 MIMO
and decreased power Smart Protect
+ Support for Ultra HD Voice with
consumption2 + Qualcomm Snapdragon Sense
the Enhanced Voice Services (EVS)
ID fingerprint technology
DSP codec
+ Qualcomm Snapdragon
+ Hexagon 680 DSP with Hexagon + Smart Wi-Fi calling with real-time
StudioAccess content protection
Vector eXtensions and Low Power Wi-Fi quality monitoring
Island for sensor processing + Support for Qualcomm TruSignal Multimedia
antenna boost technology + 10-bit 4K decode
+ LTE-U support + 1080p240 FPS decode
+ 4k60 FPS decode 10-bit 4k60
+ Next Gen QFE3100 Envelope + 4K HEVC video (Decode: 60 fps,
FPS over HDMI 2.0 4k60 Miracast
Tracking 10-bit. Encode: 30 fps)
2.0 streaming HEVC 10-bit and
VP9 decode Direct Stream Video Connectivity + Simultaneous 1080p30+1080p30
for Wireless Display inbound/outbound
+ Qualcomm VIVE 802.11ac
+ 3:1 Frame Buffer Compression ratio 2x2 MU-MIMO
Memory + Tri-band Wi-Fi
+ LPDDR4 + QCA9500 802.11ad 60GHz WiFi
+ UFS 2.0Gear 3 storage
+ Universal Bandwidth Compression

As of Nov 1, 2015, Snapdragon 820 has been conformance certified by Khronos for OpenCL 2.0, and is expected to be certified for OpenGL ES 3.1. Conformance criteria for Vulkan
Specifications have not yet been established. Snapdragon 820 is intended to support this standard.
As compared to its predecessor, the Adreno 430 GPU in the Snapdragon 810 processor.
Certain optional features available subject to Carrier and OEM selection for an additional fee.

Qualcomm TruSignal, Qualcomm Snapdragon StudioAccess, Qualcomm Smart Protect, Qualcomm Snapdragon Sense, VIVE and Qualcomm SecureMSM are products of Qualcomm Technologies,

2015-2016 Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Qualcomm, Snapdragon, SecureMSM, Hexagon, Snapdragon StudioAccess, VIVE and Adreno are trademarks of Qualcomm Incor-
porated, registered in the United States and other countries. Quick Charge, TruSignal, Qualcomm Spectra, Kryo and Snapdragon Sense are trademarks of Qualcomm Incorporated. All Qualcomm
Incorporated trademarks are used with permission. Other products and brand names may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.