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Exynos 7884B vs Snapdragon 636

We compared two 8-core processors: Samsung Exynos 7884B (with Mali-G71 MP2 graphics) and Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 (Adreno 509). Here you will find the pros and cons of each chip, technical specs and comprehensive tests in benchmarks like AnTuTu and Geekbench.


General comparison of performance, power consumption and other indicators
CPU Performance
Single and multi-core processor tests
Battery life
Efficiency of battery consumption
NanoReview Score
Overall chip score

Key Differences

Main differences and advantages of each chip
Pros of Samsung Exynos 7884B
  • Announced 1 year and 11 months later
  • Higher GPU frequency (~7%)
Pros of Qualcomm Snapdragon 636
  • Performs 2.9x better in floating-point computations
  • Developers optimize games for Snapdragon processors more often than for Exynos
  • 15% higher CPU clock speed (1800 vs 1560 MHz)
  • Compatible with the latest DirectX 12.1


Performance tests in popular benchmarks
Geekbench 5 (Single-Core)
Geekbench 5 (Multi-Core)
AnTuTu Benchmark 8


Full list of technical specifications of Exynos 7884B and Snapdragon 636


Architecture 2x 1.56 GHz – Cortex-A73
6x 1.35 GHz – Cortex-A53
4x 1.8 GHz – Kryo 260 Gold (Cortex-A73)
4x 1.6 GHz – Kryo 260 Silver (Cortex-A53)
Cores 8 8
Frequency 1560 MHz 1800 MHz
Instruction set ARMv8-A ARMv8-A
Process 14 nanometers 14 nanometers
Transistor count 2 billion 2 billion


GPU name Mali-G71 MP2 Adreno 509
Architecture Bifrost Adreno 500
GPU frequency 770 MHz 720 MHz
Cores 2 -
Number of ALUs - 128
FLOPS 64 Gigaflops 184 Gigaflops
Vulkan version 1.0 1.0
OpenCL version 2.0 2.0
DirectX version 11 12.1


Memory type LPDDR4 LPDDR4
Memory frequency 1333 MHz 1333 MHz
Bus 2x 16 Bit 2x 16 Bit
Max size 4 GB 8 GB

Multimedia (ISP)

Neural processor (NPU) No Hexagon 680
Storage type eMMC 5.1 eMMC 5.1, UFS 2.1
Max display resolution 2220 x 1080 2340 x 1080
Max camera resolution 1x 21MP, 2x 16MP 1x 24MP, 2x 16MP
Video capture 1K at 60FPS 4K at 60FPS
Video playback 1080p at 60FPS 4K at 60FPS
Video codecs H.264, H.265, VP8, VP9 H.264, H.265, VP8, VP9
Audio codecs AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV


Modem - X12
4G support LTE Cat. 12 LTE Cat. 12
5G support No No
Download speed Up to 600 Mbps Up to 600 Mbps
Upload speed Up to 150 Mbps Up to 150 Mbps
Wi-Fi 5 5
Bluetooth 5.0 5.0
Navigation GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, SBAS


Announced September 2019 October 2017
Class Low end Mid range
Model number - SDM636
Official page - Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 official site

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