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Exynos 7885 vs Snapdragon 845

We compared two 8-core processors: Samsung Exynos 7885 (with Mali-G71 MP2 graphics) and Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 (Adreno 630). 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 (~83%)
Pros of Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
  • Performs 25.1x better in floating-point computations
  • Shows significantly better (up to 2.6x) AnTuTu 8 score – 355K vs 136K
  • Developers optimize games for Snapdragon processors more often than for Exynos
  • Has a smaller size transistor (10 versus 14 nm)
  • 27% higher CPU clock speed (2800 vs 2200 MHz)
  • Better instruction set architecture

Benchmarks

Performance tests in popular benchmarks

AnTuTu 8

The AnTuTu Benchmark measures CPU, GPU, RAM, and I/O performance in different scenarios
136207
355068
CPU 55018 101932
GPU 25265 144105
Memory 30641 56515
UX 35906 57020
Total score 136207 355068

GeekBench 5

The GeekBench test shows raw single-threaded and multithreaded CPU performance
Single-Core Score
Multi-Core Score
2184
Image compression 60.6 Mpixels/s 128.5 Mpixels/s
Face detection 8.46 images/s 20.4 images/s
Speech recognition 20.8 words/s 37.8 words/s
Machine learning 14.4 images/s 35.8 images/s
Camera shooting 7.03 images/s 19.4 images/s
HTML 5 1.18 Mnodes/s 2.62 Mnodes/s
SQLite 312.2 Krows/s 686.3 Krows/s

Gaming

Table of average FPS and graphics settings in mobile games
PUBG Mobile - 53 FPS
[Ultra]
Call of Duty: Mobile - 55 FPS
[High]
Fortnite - 28 FPS
[Ultra]
Shadowgun Legends - 48 FPS
[High]
World of Tanks Blitz - 60 FPS
[Ultra]
Mobile Legends: Bang Bang - 56 FPS
[Ultra]
Device - Xiaomi Pocophone F1
1080 x 2246
We provide average results. FPS may differ, depending on game version, OS and other factors.

Specifications

Full list of technical specifications of Exynos 7885 and Snapdragon 845

CPU

Architecture 2x 2.2 GHz – Cortex-A73
6x 1.6 GHz – Cortex-A53
4x 2.8 GHz – Kryo 385 Gold (Cortex-A75)
4x 1.5 GHz – Kryo 385 Silver (Cortex-A55)
Cores 8 8
Frequency 2200 MHz 2800 MHz
Instruction set ARMv8-A ARMv8.2-A
L1 cache 64 KB 256 KB
L2 cache - 1 MB
L3 cache - 2 MB
Process 14 nanometers 10 nanometers
Transistor count 2 billion 3 billion
TDP 8 W 9 W

Graphics

GPU name Mali-G71 MP2 Adreno 630
Architecture Bifrost Adreno 600
GPU frequency 1300 MHz 710 MHz
Execution units 2 2
Shading units 32 256
FLOPS 29 Gigaflops 727 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 4x 16 Bit
Max bandwidth - 29.8 Gbit/s
Max size 4 GB 8 GB

Multimedia (ISP)

Neural processor (NPU) No Hexagon 685
Storage type eMMC 5.1 UFS 2.1
Max display resolution 2220 x 1080 3840 x 2160
Max camera resolution 1x 21MP, 2x 16MP 1x 32MP, 2x 16MP
Video capture 1K at 60FPS 4K at 60FPS
Video playback 1080p at 60FPS 4K at 120FPS
Video codecs H.264, H.265, VP9 H.264, H.265, VP9
Audio codecs AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV DSD 32-бит/384 кГц

Connectivity

Modem - X20 LTE
4G support LTE Cat. 7 LTE Cat. 18
5G support No No
Download speed Up to 600 Mbps Up to 1200 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

Info

Announced February 2018 December 2017
Class Mid range Flagship
Model number - SDM845
Official page Samsung Exynos 7885 official site Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 official site

Cast your vote

So, which SoC would you choose?
7 (43.8%)
9 (56.3%)
Total votes: 16

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