Exynos 7904 vs Exynos 1080

We compared two 8-core processors: Samsung Exynos 7904 (with Mali-G71 MP2 graphics) and Exynos 1080 (Mali-G78 MP10). 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 1080
  • Shows significantly better (up to 4.7x) AnTuTu 9 score – 709K vs 150K
  • Has a smaller size transistor (5 versus 14 nm)
  • 56% higher CPU clock speed (2800 vs 1800 MHz)
  • Announced 1-year and 9-months later
  • Better instruction set architecture

Benchmarks

Performance tests in popular benchmarks

AnTuTu 9

The AnTuTu Benchmark measures CPU, GPU, RAM, and I/O performance in different scenarios
150808
Exynos 1080 +371%
709800
CPU 50057 181167
GPU 23292 256274
Memory 28923 125393
UX 47973 141818
Total score 150808 709800

GeekBench 5

The GeekBench test shows raw single-threaded and multithreaded CPU performance
Single-Core Score
Exynos 1080 +206%
841
Multi-Core Score
Exynos 1080 +188%
2937
Image compression 58.3 Mpixels/s 153.1 Mpixels/s
Face detection 8.23 images/s 30 images/s
Speech recognition 19.65 words/s 53.1 words/s
Machine learning 13.6 images/s 53.7 images/s
Camera shooting 6.64 images/s 25.9 images/s
HTML 5 1.18 Mnodes/s 3.53 Mnodes/s
SQLite 311.15 Krows/s 875.8 Krows/s

Specifications

Full list of technical specifications of Exynos 7904 and Exynos 1080

CPU

Architecture 2x 1.8 GHz – Cortex-A73
6x 1.6 GHz – Cortex-A53
1x 2.8 GHz – Cortex-A78
3x 2.6 GHz – Cortex-A78
4x 2 GHz – Cortex-A55
Cores 8 8
Frequency 1800 MHz 2800 MHz
Instruction set ARMv8.2-A ARMv8.3-A
L3 cache - 4 MB
Process 14 nanometers 5 nanometers
Transistor count 2 billion -
TDP 5 W 9 W

Graphics

GPU name Mali-G71 MP2 Mali-G78 MP10
Architecture Bifrost Valhall 2
GPU frequency 770 MHz 800 MHz
Execution units 2 10
Shading units 32 160
FLOPS 65 Gigaflops -
Vulkan version 1.0 1.1
OpenCL version 2.0 2.0
DirectX version 12 12

Memory

Memory type LPDDR4X LPDDR5
Memory frequency - 2750 MHz
Bus 2x 16 Bit 4x 16 Bit
Max bandwidth - 44 Gbit/s
Max size 6 GB 8 GB

Multimedia (ISP)

Neural processor (NPU) No Neural Processor
Storage type eMMC 5.1 UFS 3.1
Max display resolution 2400 x 1080 2960 x 1440
Max camera resolution 1x 32MP, 2x 16MP 1x 200MP, 2x 32MP
Video capture 4K at 30FPS 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 AAC, AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV

Connectivity

4G support LTE Cat. 12 LTE Cat. 18
5G support No Yes
Download speed Up to 600 Mbps Up to 1200 Mbps
Upload speed Up to 150 Mbps Up to 200 Mbps
Wi-Fi 5 6
Bluetooth 5.0 5.2
Navigation GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo

Info

Announced February 2019 November 2020
Class Mid range Mid range
Model number S5E7904 S5E9815
Official page Samsung Exynos 7904 official site Samsung Exynos 1080 official site

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