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Exynos 7885 vs Snapdragon 450

We compared two 8-core processors: Samsung Exynos 7885 (with Mali-G71 MP2 graphics) and Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 (Adreno 506). 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 7885
  • Higher GPU frequency (~2x)
  • Shows significantly better (up to 57%) AnTuTu 8 score – 136K vs 86K
  • Announced 8-months later
  • 22% higher CPU clock speed (2200 vs 1800 MHz)
Pros of Qualcomm Snapdragon 450
  • Performs 4.3x better in floating-point computations
  • Developers optimize games for Snapdragon processors more often than for Exynos

Benchmarks

Performance tests in popular benchmarks

AnTuTu 8

The AnTuTu Benchmark measures CPU, GPU, RAM, and I/O performance in different scenarios
136207
CPU 55018 38553
GPU 25265 9140
Memory 30641 25705
UX 35906 12027
Total score 136207 86769

GeekBench 5

The GeekBench test shows raw single-threaded and multithreaded CPU performance
Single-Core Score
Exynos 7885 +114%
316
Multi-Core Score
Image compression 60.6 Mpixels/s 66.4 Mpixels/s
Face detection 8.46 images/s 8.97 images/s
Speech recognition 20.8 words/s 18.6 words/s
Machine learning 14.4 images/s 11.7 images/s
Camera shooting 7.03 images/s 5.27 images/s
HTML 5 1.18 Mnodes/s 1.26 Mnodes/s
SQLite 312.2 Krows/s 317.5 Krows/s

Specifications

Full list of technical specifications of Exynos 7885 and Snapdragon 450

CPU

Architecture 2x 2.2 GHz – Cortex-A73
6x 1.6 GHz – Cortex-A53
8x 1.8 GHz – Cortex-A53
Cores 8 8
Frequency 2200 MHz 1800 MHz
Instruction set ARMv8-A ARMv8-A
L1 cache 64 KB -
Process 14 nanometers 14 nanometers
Transistor count 2 billion 2 billion
TDP 8 W 3 W

Graphics

GPU name Mali-G71 MP2 Adreno 506
Architecture Bifrost Adreno 500
GPU frequency 1300 MHz 600-650 MHz
Execution units 2 1
Shading units 32 96
FLOPS 29 Gigaflops 124 Gigaflops
Vulkan version 1.0 1.0
OpenCL version 2.0 2.0
DirectX version 11 11.1

Memory

Memory type LPDDR4 LPDDR3
Memory frequency 1800 MHz 933 MHz
Bus 2x 32 Bit 1x 32 Bit
Max bandwidth - 7.46 Gbit/s
Max size 4 GB 4 GB

Multimedia (ISP)

Neural processor (NPU) No Hexagon 546
Storage type eMMC 5.1 eMMC 5.1
Max display resolution 2220 x 1080 1920 x 1200
Max camera resolution 1x 21MP, 2x 16MP 1x 21MP, 2x 13MP
Video capture 1K at 60FPS 1K at 60FPS
Video playback 1080p at 60FPS 1080p at 60FPS
Video codecs H.264, H.265, VP9 H.264, H.265, VP9
Audio codecs AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV

Connectivity

Modem - X9
4G support LTE Cat. 7 LTE Cat. 7
5G support No No
Download speed Up to 600 Mbps Up to 300 Mbps
Upload speed Up to 150 Mbps Up to 150 Mbps
Wi-Fi 5 5
Bluetooth 5.0 4.1
Navigation GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, SBAS

Info

Announced February 2018 June 2017
Class Mid range Low end
Model number - SDM450
Official page Samsung Exynos 7885 official site Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 official site

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