Exynos 2200 vs Snapdragon 8 Gen 1

We compared two 8-core processors: Samsung Exynos 2200 (with Samsung Xclipse 920 graphics) and Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 (Adreno 730). Here you will find the pros and cons of each chip, technical specs, and comprehensive tests in benchmarks, like AnTuTu and Geekbench.

Review

General comparison of performance, power consumption, and other indicators
CPU Performance
Single and multi-core processor tests
Gaming Performance
GPU performance in games and OpenCL/Vulcan
Battery life
Efficiency of battery consumption
NanoReview Score
Overall chip score

Key Differences

Main differences and advantages of each chip
Pros of Samsung Exynos 2200
  • Higher GPU frequency (~59%)
Pros of Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1
  • Developers optimize games for Snapdragon processors more often than for Exynos
  • 7% higher CPU clock speed (3000 vs 2800 MHz)
  • Shows better (up to 10%) AnTuTu 9 score – 1045K vs 949K

Benchmarks

Performance tests in popular benchmarks

AnTuTu 9

The AnTuTu Benchmark measures CPU, GPU, RAM, and I/O performance in different scenarios
949031
1045843
CPU 223163 249768
GPU 391575 448381
Memory 175188 172528
UX 154579 166045
Total score 949031 1045843

GeekBench 5

The GeekBench test shows raw single-threaded and multithreaded CPU performance
Single-Core Score
Multi-Core Score

3DMark

A cross-platform benchmark that assesses graphics performance in Vulkan (Metal)
3DMark Wild Life Performance
Stability 64% 65%
Graphics test 41 FPS 55 FPS
Score 6874 9332

Gaming

Table of average FPS and graphics settings in mobile games
PUBG Mobile - 88 FPS
[Ultra]
Call of Duty: Mobile - 60 FPS
[Ultra]
Fortnite - 42 FPS
[Ultra]
Shadowgun Legends - 89 FPS
[Ultra]
World of Tanks Blitz - 114 FPS
[Ultra]
Genshin Impact - 40 FPS
[Ultra]
Device - Xiaomi Poco F4 GT
1080 x 2400
We provide average results. FPS may differ, depending on game version, OS and other factors.

Specifications

Full list of technical specifications of Exynos 2200 and Snapdragon 8 Gen 1

CPU

Architecture 1x 2.8 GHz – Cortex-X2
3x 2.52 GHz – Cortex-A710
4x 1.82 GHz – Cortex-A510
1x 3 GHz – Cortex-X2
3x 2.5 GHz – Cortex-A710
4x 1.8 GHz – Cortex-A510
Cores 8 8
Frequency 2800 MHz 3000 MHz
Instruction set ARMv9-A ARMv9-A
L2 cache - 1 MB
L3 cache - 4 MB
Process 4 nanometers 4 nanometers

Graphics

GPU name Samsung Xclipse 920 Adreno 730
Architecture RDNA 2 Adreno 700
GPU frequency 1300 MHz 818 MHz
Execution units 24 3
Shading units 384 768
FLOPS - 2236 Gigaflops
Vulkan version 1.1 1.1
OpenCL version 2.0 2.0
DirectX version 12 12

Memory

Memory type LPDDR5 LPDDR5
Memory frequency 3200 MHz 3200 MHz
Bus 4x 16 Bit 4x 16 Bit
Max bandwidth 51.2 Gbit/s 51.2 Gbit/s
Max size 24 GB 24 GB

Multimedia (ISP)

Neural processor (NPU) Yes Hexagon
Storage type UFS 3.1 UFS 3.1
Max display resolution 3840 x 2160 3840 x 2160
Max camera resolution 1x 200MP 1x 200MP
Video capture 8K at 30FPS, 4K at 120FPS 8K at 30FPS, 4K at 120FPS
Video playback 8K at 60FPS, 4K at 240FPS 8K at 30FPS, 4K at 120FPS
Video codecs H.264, H.265, AV1, VP9 H.264, H.265, VP8, VP9
Audio codecs AAC, AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV AAC, AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV

Connectivity

Modem - Snapdragon X65
4G support LTE Cat. 24 LTE Cat. 24
5G support Yes Yes
Download speed Up to 3000 Mbps Up to 2500 Mbps
Upload speed Up to 422 Mbps Up to 316 Mbps
Wi-Fi 6 6
Bluetooth 5.2 5.2
Navigation GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, NAVIC GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, SBAS, NAVIC

Info

Announced January 2022 December 2021
Class Flagship Flagship
Model number S5E9925 SM8450
Official page Samsung Exynos 2200 official site Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 official site

Cast your vote

So, which SoC would you choose?
3569 (47.6%)
3931 (52.4%)
Total votes: 7500

Comments

Please give your opinion on the comparison of Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 and Exynos 2200, or ask any questions
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Adam 16 May 2022 06:01
Meh. There is no truly great flagship phone on the market at the moment. I am wanting to upgrade from my Note 10 Plus but the S22 Ultra is flawed and the new Xperia 1 iv still has a poor battery and the usual SONY overheating.
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Moses 11 May 2022 21:34
Here for the comments ...
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Ad99 01 May 2022 04:59
I have s22 ultra snapdragon version and if you can control temp you can get over 10000 points in 3d mark wild life.
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Hossein 13 April 2022 22:49
The Exynos is developing so fast and may be for next years or maybe now there will not be a distance between them.
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Akira 06 June 2022 11:59
In Japan, Snapdragon will be adopted, and in the United States, Snapdragon will be adopted. Perhaps Ixinos will be used by Samsung, Ixinos, developers, South Korea and Hong Kong, China. Now that I'm replying, the Galaxy s22 series is already on sale, but the Exynos 2200 has been adopted, isn't it the 2300 next year? (I am Japanese and reply using Google Translate. There may be a conversion error in English. I'm sorry.
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Lol the scores are mismatched 24 March 2022 18:27
Correct the multidcore and 3d life test. Your credibility is becoming poor.
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Sergey 25 March 2022 12:51
What wrong with the tests?
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Anonymous 24 April 2022 15:42
Sergey, The highest in 3dlife and multicore score goes to Exynos.
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Pranjal 02 March 2022 12:52
Got the S22 ultra on exynos 2200 chip, Heats moderately on the highest setting, and gave me geekbench 5 : 1186/3700. Tried a SD888 before and that heats up as well (and so will 8G1), that said, exynos 2200, and ofcourse android Good enough for me !! PS I work for company to supply parts to TSMC (A15 and mediatek) and SAMSUNG, and always leaned towards TSMC, but android for the moment.
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Ted 25 February 2022 10:20
Pretty much informative information, I was looking for. Thanks for sharing such a nice comparison result.
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Okkkkkk 22 February 2022 20:49
Samsung told that the phones will get a software update and it will increase the battery life and chipset performance. Let's wait until then and we can see which is better according to me. It's kinda underrated and some ppl really hate it for no reason.
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Lunch time 02 March 2022 16:19
Buy 13 pro max... instead of waiting these software updates
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Oooga shagaa 25 March 2022 05:48
Lunch time, Don't be silly! Don't buy any of these phones if you don't need the most up-to-date performance. Both Samsung and Apple are evil corporations that take more and more while giving less and less. Unless you need to show off and actually care about status. Support companies like Moto. Their phones are good enough for 99% of people and they're cheap! They give you exceptional quality and great features for a fraction of the cost. Shit bags like Samsung and Apple need to go die in a ditch together for pulling such greedy bullshit year after year.
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Stefan 26 March 2022 14:15
Oooga shagaa, I don't want some shitty software like the one on Xiaomi phones😂
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DARKDESMOND 31 March 2022 09:31
Stefan, Motorola is literally THE OLDEST phone manufacturer. They know much better than anyone else how to make good phones. And for the software... No, it's not sh*tty at all! It's a nice android experience and the irony is that they don't put any bloatware in their software, while even Samsung's one ui has some. The only problem it has is only 2 years of Android updates, sadly.
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San 18 September 2022 13:15
Cause they said the same about S20 Ultra, which had serious flaws due to the Exynos chip, and they took what? I think they took nearly 2 years to get it up to par with snapdragon...
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Aryash 27 January 2022 20:49
Exynos is back in the market with some tensions for snapdragon after the downfall of Exynos 990 they are all set with a dedicated mindset of innovating powerful CPUs and GPUs to have a clash with snapdragon and apple as well.
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Alex 17 February 2022 00:55
They are not back anywhere!!! Bot chips are made by Samsung and they are basically the same chip with a few minor differences, like a little higher download and upload and GPU frequency on Exynos and nothing more or less!!! Both are disasters of the chip because Samsung is flagship I'm many things but making a chip is not one of those things!!! Snapdragon chip before 888 was manufactured by TMC...all good chip that everyone loves like, 845, 855, 865 and others like 720, 730, 765, 778, 780... 860 and last beast 870 who is better than 888 in every way possible! SD 888 and 8 gen1 are made by Samsung, that is why they have the same problem that Exynos has from day one!!! The big heating problem, battery drain and big and I mean big trot problem, where results drop more than 60% and that is unexceptionable for flagship chip!!! People see the name of the chip that is Snapdragon and doesn't know anything else...for example that they don't make them, others make for them! TMC's preoccupation now is making bionic for iPhone and rest for MediaTek and they refuse snapdragon for at least near future maybe more! So we can say goodbye to old good SD! As I say before Exynos 2200 and SD 8gen1 are the same chip and if you read all you can see that the names of the core are the same,(cortex x2-cortex A710 and A 510)...so everyone can stop competition who is better...both are catastrophe as flagship chip. And this is just scratch why is that so!
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Ted 25 February 2022 10:17
Alex, It seems that you are TSMC hollic. In my opinion, even though these two chipsets are manufactured by Samsung but their internal design should not be the same. The core design will be all based on the ARM architecture but there should be more processes to customize its own chipset. If you say so, TMC produced M1 Apple chipset and other Mediatek chipset has to be identical according to your opinion since all are fabricated in TMC. Qualcomm Snapdragon is fully designed by the design house in the Qualcomm team and passed this to Samsung or TMC just for fabrication. Basically, no matter which company fabricates this the results won't be changed so much. I guess that you might be a big fanboy of TMC.
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Jey 25 January 2022 16:28
Exynos 2200 beats snapdragon 8gen 1 in GPU... what matters is GPU for gamers. but here showed wrong specks in GPU.
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Darknoor 29 January 2022 11:36
Do you even know anything about how the CPU works? Just having a better GPU doesn't mean it performs better. The SD is as superior as ever. Just test them both and I dare you to come to say you did not agree.
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asda 12 February 2022 03:39
Darknoor, SD is not superior in any case, Exynos is almost equal or you don't know what superior means?
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Dinervc 13 February 2022 22:08
asda, Exynos is actually lacking quite behind.
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Dgtazzman 15 February 2022 06:03
asda, Considering Samsung delayed the Exynos 2200 to tweak performance, especially of the GPU, to get it in the same ballpark as the 8 gen 1 speaks volumes. The cooperation with AMD hasn't been as successful as they'd hoped, but then it is the first chip produced under this partnership, so let's hope lessons are learned and next year is better. I'd say the Exynos 2200 is closer to the SD888 than the 8 gen 1.
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Amo 25 February 2022 07:29
asda, Sd is better in terms of gpu by a lot Go and check the 3d mark benchmark where exynos is 30% behind
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Nick ga 22 January 2022 15:28
Damm 1.3ghz on a mobile GPU
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Dinervc 13 February 2022 22:08
Nothing special. Apple has done it too.
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Ted 22 January 2022 15:27
It's really ridiculous for Samsung to make such a chip. Weaker in every way. All this said was much stronger with MAD.
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Anonymous 21 January 2022 17:00
If Samsung and AMD make these APIs easy for developers, I might have hope. Driver updates are very slow on Samsung phones in my experience. Driver updates are also very important. For example, on my Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F), a Mali driver update that Samsung has released via an OTA update in September 2020 increased Vulkan and OpenGL scores in Geekbench by around 400 points. There has still as of the December 2021 update, not been a graphics driver update for the Galaxy A51 for me. On my Galaxy A52s (SM-A528B), the Adreno driver is dated May 2021. As of the latest OTA update (December 2021), there has been no driver update. Now with Samsung and AMD, they should release driver updates that we could manually download through a website or something (So we can use older APK files if driver updates are broken, and also allowing many driver APKs to be installed at once so we can select specific versions we want for games to squeeze all of the performance we can get out of the AMD GPU). Here we can test (potentially unstable) drivers on specific games where we can select drivers from the developer settings in Android. The main stable driver (which Android normally uses) would still be stable and distributed with OTA updates. Most importantly, this could push Qualcomm and other competitors to do the same if it's even possible to add drivers like that in Developer options without root. Then we can use specific drivers for specific games and they can be competitive. Samsung should still release driver updates for non-AMD Galaxy phones still. Competition is important.
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Really.... 21 January 2022 10:19
These chips keep getting powerful (MA, tensor, AT, 8 gen 1 and 2200 ) compared to a few years earlier chips But what we lack now is consistent performance. Yes, I have iPad Pro and Realme GT (M1 and 888) The funny thing is when I play Genshin for 4 hours on both the FPS drops like crazy the m1 loses 10-15 fps while 888 also loses the same amount more or less 1-3 fps difference. (On high setting) Meanwhile, my potato i7700hq laptop takes Genshin for 6hr+ without breaking a sweat (paired with GTX 1050) While I understand this comparison is unfair given how a laptop has a dedicated cooling mechanism + runs on a turbo when plugged in, then how about a budget of 730g or 720g? I tried gaming on them (on loan device) (setting- lowest) though they both ran on around 27-34 fps the fps was consistent even after 4 hours The flagship has power but for a limited time, the budget chips are superior in consistent performance and battery but lack power while a laptop chip at the same price point beats everything in the mobile segment. Funny eh?
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Really funny bro 19 February 2022 15:11
I too like to take my laptop in my pocket and play genshin anywhere!
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Ibp 19 January 2022 02:24
Most Overrated chipset ever
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Ruben 20 January 2022 10:33
Not overrated actually it is underrated chipset
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RaisinHunter 14 February 2022 22:26
Yeah, nobody likes Exynos, but compared to it's unpopularity it is 2nd or third on the market
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