Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 vs Snapdragon 632: Which One is Faster?

Qualcomm Snapdragon 632 launched earlier this year and the smartphone with the same chipsets launched in the last couple of weeks, But we have seen a lot of smartphones with Snapdragon 636 is a slightly higher price range. So, the question is which one is better?

Snapdragon 636 vs Snapdragon 632: Specifications that Matter

SoCSnapdragon 636Snapdragon 632
Manufacturing Process14nm14nm
CPU8x Kryo 260 CPU up to 1.8 GHz 8x Kryo 250 CPU up to 1.8 GHz
GPUAdreno 509Adreno 506
RAMDual Channel LPDDR4/4x 1333 MHz with eMMC 5.1 storageLPDDR3
Display SupportFull HD+ Full HD+
CameraUp to 24MP and 16+16MP
Up to 24MP or 13+13MP
Video CaptureUp to 4K Ultra HD video capture @ 30FPS, Up to 1080p video capture @120 FPSUp to 4K Ultra HD video capture @ 30FPS, Up to 1080p video capture @120 FPS
Charging TechnologyQualcomm Quick Charge 4.0
Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0

Snapdragon 636: Pros and Cons

Snapdragon 636 is a mid-range chipset mostly used in the smartphone priced above Rs. 10,000. This chipset holds pretty well while playing games and other intensive tasks. It has a better camera, better DSP, LPDDR4X RAM and much more. As we know that Snapdragon 636 is now one-year-old chipset, Snapdragon 660 is replacing it. For the lower midrange companies using Snapdragon 632 now.

  • Better GPU
  • Better CPU
  • Better Camera Support
  • QC 4.0 Support

Snapdragon 632: Pros and Cons

Snapdragon 632 is a successor of Snapdragon 625 and Snapdragon 626. Snapdragon 632 mobile platform boasts up to 40% performance improvement over its predecessor. It’s designed to support advanced photography and enhanced gaming while taking advantage of power efficiencies and fast LTE speeds to deliver upgraded user experiences.

  • Good enough GPU
  • Slightly weak CPU
  • Full HD+ Display Support
  • QC 3.0 Support

Antutu Benchmark Score:

Name Snapdragon 632 Snapdragon 636
Antutu Total Score 102546 115095
Antutu CPU Score 52506 56169
Antutu GPU Score 13845 20865
Geekbench (Single-core) 1282 1342
Geekbench (Multi-core) 4796 4914
3DMark (Sling Shot Extreme – OpenGL) 526 930
3DMark (Sling Shot Extreme – Vulkan) 460 756


Geekbench Score

Snapdragon 636: 1338 – 4864

Snapdragon 632: 1269 – 4573

Making Winner Snapdragon 636


Snapdragon 636 wins in every aspect but Snapdragon 632 gives tough competition. Both the processor does pretty good and can handle extensive tasks in real time usage. Snapdragon 632 is good for the heavy game and can play PUBG in medium graphics.


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