CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 600 vs (APL0598)


Benchmark graphics performance

GLBenchmark 2.5 Egypt Classic (Offscreen)


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Features and specifications that differ between products


Benchmark performance



Benchmark performance focused on browser usage

BrowserMark and BrowserMark 2.0

CPUBoss Score

GPU, Features, Performance and Browser

Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Qualcomm Snapdragon 600

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Qualcomm Snapdragon 600

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Higher clock speed 1.7 GHz vs 1.3 GHz More than 30% higher clock speed
More cores 4 vs 2 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
More threads 4 vs 2 Twice as many threads
Newer manufacturing process 28 nm vs 32 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Better SunSpider 0.9.1 score 822.6 ms vs 908 ms Around 10% better SunSpider 0.9.1 score
Newer Apr, 2013 vs Sep, 2012 Release date 7 months later
Front view of Apple A6 (APL0598)

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Apple A6 (APL0598)

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Better GLBenchmark 2.5 egypt classic (Offscreen) score 91 fps vs 87.6 fps Around 5% better GLBenchmark 2.5 egypt classic (Offscreen) score

Benchmarks Real world tests of Snapdragon 600 vs A6 (APL0598)

SunSpider 0.9.1

Snapdragon 600
822.6 ms
A6 (APL0598)
908 ms


GLBenchmark 2.5 Egypt Classic (Offscreen)

Snapdragon 600
87.6 fps
A6 (APL0598)
91 fps

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Snapdragon 600  vs
A6 (APL0598) 
Clock speed 1.7 GHz 1.3 GHz
Cores Quad core Dual core

integrated graphics

Label Adreno 320 PowerVR SGX543MP3

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Channels Dual Channel Dual Channel


Snapdragon 600  vs
A6 (APL0598) 
Threads 4 2
L2 cache 2 MB 1 MB
L2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core 0.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 28 nm 32 nm
Architecture ARM ARM

power consumption

Typical power consumption N/A N/A
Qualcomm Snapdragon 600
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Apple A6 (APL0598)
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