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MSM8960AB – Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro

The MSM8960AB from the Sanpdragon S4 range has been used in the BlackBerry Z30 and has a number of good reviews. The chipset and processor has good multi tasking ability as it is a dual core Qualcomm Krait 300 running at up to 1.7 Ghz.

The MSM8960AB comes with a quad-core Adreno 320 MP4 GPU. The digital signal processor is a Hexagon QDSP6 and comes with a dual-channel 500MHz LPDDR2 memory interface. The GPU is a WUXGA/1080p 400 MHz processor. This chipset is for a processor up to 1.7 GHz dual-core Krait 300 processor.

ISA Supported: ARMv7 CPU Structure: RISC Semiconductor Technology: CMOS Year Released: 2014

Note that the chipset has been used in the following hardware. This is the only one that we have been able to find that uses this chipset.

  • BlackBerry Z30

The specifications have been added below. This is a brief breakdown of the specs of the chipset. Speak to the salesmen where you buy your hardware to confirm the specs again. Note that this chipset uses the 28nm manufacturing process.

Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 MSM8260A

Primary CPU Up to 1.7 Ghz Qualcomm Krait
CPU Cores 2
Word Length  32 bit
Data Bus 32 bit
GPU Quad-core Adreno 320 MP4 GPU
Display Resolution
GPS Module gpsOneGen 8A with GLONASS
Signal Processor Hexagon QDSP6
Camera Support 20 MP
L1 Data Cache 16 KB/Core
L2 Cache 1,024 KB/Core

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