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Exynos 7885 vs Snapdragon 660

We compared two 8-core processors: Samsung Exynos 7885 (with Mali-G71 MP2 graphics) and Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 (Adreno 512). 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 (~53%)
  • Announced 9-months later
Pros of Qualcomm Snapdragon 660
  • Performs 7.5x better in floating-point computations
  • Developers optimize games for Snapdragon processors more often than for Exynos
  • Shows better (up to 12%) AnTuTu 8 score – 152K vs 136K

Benchmarks

Performance tests in popular benchmarks

AnTuTu 8

The AnTuTu Benchmark measures CPU, GPU, RAM, and I/O performance in different scenarios
136766
152734
CPU 55018 69937
GPU 25265 24360
Memory 30641 32441
UX 35906 27977
Total score 136766 152734

GeekBench 5

The GeekBench test shows raw single-threaded and multithreaded CPU performance
Single-Core Score
Multi-Core Score
1295
Image compression 60.6 Mpixels/s 88.7 Mpixels/s
Face detection 8.46 images/s 12 images/s
Speech recognition 20.8 words/s 24.1 words/s
Machine learning 14.4 images/s 18.3 images/s
Camera shooting 7.03 images/s 11 images/s
HTML 5 1.18 Mnodes/s 1.76 Mnodes/s
SQLite 312.2 Krows/s 487.4 Krows/s

Specifications

Full list of technical specifications of Exynos 7885 and Snapdragon 660

CPU

Architecture 2x 2.2 GHz – Cortex-A73
6x 1.6 GHz – Cortex-A53
4x 2.2 GHz – Kryo 260 Gold (Cortex-A73)
4x 1.84 GHz – Kryo 260 Silver (Cortex-A53)
Cores 8 8
Frequency 2200 MHz 2200 MHz
Instruction set ARMv8-A ARMv8-A
L1 cache 64 KB -
L2 cache - 2 MB
Process 14 nanometers 14 nanometers
Transistor count 2 billion 1.75 billion
TDP 8 W 9 W

Graphics

GPU name Mali-G71 MP2 Adreno 512
Architecture Bifrost Adreno 500
GPU frequency 1300 MHz 850 MHz
Execution units 2 1
Shading units 32 128
FLOPS 29 Gigaflops 217 Gigaflops
Vulkan version 1.0 1.0
OpenCL version 2.0 2.0
DirectX version 11 12

Memory

Memory type LPDDR4 LPDDR4X
Memory frequency 1800 MHz 1866 MHz
Bus 2x 32 Bit 2x 32 Bit
Max bandwidth - 29.8 Gbit/s
Max size 4 GB 8 GB

Multimedia (ISP)

Neural processor (NPU) No Hexagon 680
Storage type eMMC 5.1 UFS 2.1
Max display resolution 2220 x 1080 2560 x 1600
Max camera resolution 1x 21MP, 2x 16MP 1x 48MP, 2x 16MP
Video capture 1K at 60FPS 4K at 30FPS
Video playback 1080p at 60FPS 4K at 30FPS
Video codecs H.264, H.265, VP9 H.264, H.265, VP8, VP9
Audio codecs AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV AAC LC, MP3, HE-AACv1, HE-AACv2, FLAC

Connectivity

Modem - X12
4G support LTE Cat. 7 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

Info

Announced February 2018 May 2017
Class Mid range Mid range
Model number - SDM660
Official page Samsung Exynos 7885 official site Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 official site

Cast your vote

So, which SoC would you choose?
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Total votes: 68

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