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Exynos 7904 vs Exynos 7880

We compared two 8-core processors: Samsung Exynos 7904 (with Mali-G71 MP2 graphics) and Exynos 7880 (Mali-T830 MP3). 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 7904
  • Announced 2-years and 2-months later
  • Shows better (up to 11%) AnTuTu 8 score – 116K vs 104K
  • Better instruction set architecture
Pros of Samsung Exynos 7880
  • Higher GPU frequency (~23%)
  • 6% higher CPU clock speed (1900 vs 1800 MHz)

Benchmarks

Performance tests in popular benchmarks

AnTuTu 8

The AnTuTu Benchmark measures CPU, GPU, RAM, and I/O performance in different scenarios
116279
104839
CPU 48132 39513
GPU 20946 18567
Memory 26462 25235
UX 31561 21853
Total score 116279 104839

GeekBench 5

The GeekBench test shows raw single-threaded and multithreaded CPU performance
Single-Core Score
272
Multi-Core Score
1009
Image compression 58.3 Mpixels/s 66.05 Mpixels/s
Face detection 8.23 images/s 8.32 images/s
Speech recognition 19.65 words/s 19 words/s
Machine learning 13.6 images/s 12.9 images/s
Camera shooting 6.64 images/s 5.36 images/s
HTML 5 1.18 Mnodes/s 1.22 Mnodes/s
SQLite 311.15 Krows/s 331.2 Krows/s

Specifications

Full list of technical specifications of Exynos 7904 and Exynos 7880

CPU

Architecture 2x 1.8 GHz – Cortex-A73
6x 1.6 GHz – Cortex-A53
8x 1.9 GHz – Cortex-A53
Cores 8 8
Frequency 1800 MHz 1900 MHz
Instruction set ARMv8.2-A ARMv8-A
Process 14 nanometers 14 nanometers
Transistor count 2 billion 2 billion
TDP 5 W 4 W

Graphics

GPU name Mali-G71 MP2 Mali-T830 MP3
Architecture Bifrost Midgard
GPU frequency 770 MHz 950 MHz
Execution units 2 3
Shading units 32 16
FLOPS 65 Gigaflops 71 Gigaflops
Vulkan version 1.0 1.0
OpenCL version 2.0 1.2
DirectX version 12 11

Memory

Memory type LPDDR4X LPDDR4
Memory frequency - 1033 MHz
Bus 2x 32 Bit 2x 32 Bit
Max bandwidth - 16.5 Gbit/s
Max size 6 GB 4 GB

Multimedia (ISP)

Neural processor (NPU) No No
Storage type eMMC 5.1 eMMC 5.1
Max display resolution 2400 x 1080 1920 x 1200
Max camera resolution 1x 32MP, 2x 16MP 1x 16MP, 2x 8MP
Video capture 4K at 30FPS 1K at 60FPS
Video playback 1080p at 60FPS 1080p 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

Connectivity

4G support LTE Cat. 12 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 100 Mbps
Wi-Fi 5 5
Bluetooth 5.0 4.2
Navigation GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo

Info

Announced February 2019 January 2017
Class Mid range Low end
Official page Samsung Exynos 7904 official site Samsung Exynos 7880 official site

Cast your vote

So, which SoC would you choose?
5 (45.5%)
6 (54.5%)
Total votes: 11

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