Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 : MSM8960

The Snapdragon S4 MSM8960 has been used on a handful of mobile phones from Nokia and Sony. Unlike the S4 Pro APQ8064 it does not comes with a large cache but more of a standard cache of 1,024 KB/Core for the processor. Still a good chip but not very widely or extensively used.

The Snapdragon S4 MSM8960 chipset is a dual core processor being the 1.7 Ghz Qualcomm Krait. The chipset also uses the Qualcomm Adreno 225 as a GPU which is good for a low power mid-market phone with its signal processing done by a Hexagon QDSP6 500MHz processor. The chipset can manage a 20 MP camera and runs its video encoding at 1080p. This chipset was used in the following phones amongst others:

The basics of the chipset is listed below with some of the basic information on this chip for you to compare to others. Note that we do not guarantee the specs on this website and you should seek advice from the salesman at the mobile phone store.

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

You search this website for more information on the Snapdragon chipsets. The main directory is listed here where you can compare them to each other.

Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 MSM8960

Primary CPU Up to 1.7 Ghz Qualcomm Krait
CPU Cores 2
Word Length  32 bit
Data Bus 32 bit
GPU Qualcomm Adreno 225
Display Resolution 1024 x 600
GPS Module gpsOneGen 8A with GLONASS
Signal Processor Hexagon QDSP6 500MHz
Camera Support 20 MP
L1 Data Cache 16 KB/Core
L2 Cache  1,024 KB/Core
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