Exynos 8895 vs Snapdragon 730G

We compared two 8-core processors: Samsung Exynos 8895 (with Mali-G71 MP20 graphics) and Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G (Adreno 618). 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 8895
  • Supports 100% higher memory bandwidth (29.8 against 14.91 GB/s)
  • Higher GPU frequency (~9%)
  • 5% higher CPU clock speed (2300 vs 2200 MHz)
Pros of Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G
  • Developers optimize games for Snapdragon processors more often than for Exynos
  • Announced 2-years and 2-months later
  • Has a smaller size transistor (8 versus 10 nm)
  • Performs 21% better in floating-point computations
  • Shows better (up to 21%) AnTuTu 9 score – 331K vs 274K
  • 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
274350
331297
CPU 72772 99567
GPU 100503 86669
Memory 37706 53042
UX 63031 90782
Total score 274350 331297

GeekBench 5

The GeekBench test shows raw single-threaded and multithreaded CPU performance
Single-Core Score
Multi-Core Score
1733
Image compression 99.55 Mpixels/s 106.9 Mpixels/s
Face detection 14.55 images/s 15.5 images/s
Speech recognition 26.3 words/s 27 words/s
Machine learning 20.35 images/s 25 images/s
Camera shooting 15.55 images/s 15.4 images/s
HTML 5 1.52 Mnodes/s 2.03 Mnodes/s
SQLite 475.7 Krows/s 547.4 Krows/s

Gaming

Table of average FPS and graphics settings in mobile games
PUBG Mobile - 47 FPS
[High]
Call of Duty: Mobile - 38 FPS
[Ultra]
Fortnite - 27 FPS
[Medium]
World of Tanks Blitz - 51 FPS
[Ultra]
Mobile Legends: Bang Bang - 54 FPS
[Ultra]
Device - Xiaomi Mi Note 10 Lite
1080 x 2340
We provide average results. FPS may differ, depending on game version, OS and other factors.

Specifications

Full list of technical specifications of Exynos 8895 and Snapdragon 730G

CPU

Architecture 4x 2.3 GHz – Exynos M2
4x 1.7 GHz – Cortex-A53
2x 2.2 GHz – Kryo 470 Gold (Cortex-A76)
6x 1.8 GHz – Kryo 470 Silver (Cortex-A55)
Cores 8 8
Frequency 2300 MHz 2200 MHz
Instruction set ARMv8-A ARMv8.2-A
L2 cache 2 MB -
Process 10 nanometers 8 nanometers
Transistor count 3 billion -
TDP 5 W 5 W

Graphics

GPU name Mali-G71 MP20 Adreno 618
Architecture Bifrost Adreno 600
GPU frequency 900 MHz 825 MHz
Execution units 20 2
Shading units 320 128
FLOPS 349 Gigaflops 422 Gigaflops
Vulkan version 1.0 1.1
OpenCL version 2.0 2.0
DirectX version 11 12

Memory

Memory type LPDDR4X LPDDR4X
Memory frequency 1866 MHz 1866 MHz
Bus 2x 16 Bit 2x 16 Bit
Max bandwidth 29.8 Gbit/s 14.91 Gbit/s
Max size 4 GB 8 GB

Multimedia (ISP)

Neural processor (NPU) No Hexagon 688
Storage type UFS 2.1 UFS 3.0
Max display resolution 3840 x 2400 3360 x 1440
Max camera resolution 1x 28MP, 2x 16MP 1x 192MP, 2x 22MP
Video capture 4K at 120FPS 4K at 30FPS
Video playback 4K at 120FPS 4K at 60FPS
Video codecs H.264, H.265, VP9 H.264, H.265, VP8, VP9
Audio codecs 192 kHz/24 bit AAC, AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV

Connectivity

Modem - X15
4G support LTE Cat. 16 LTE Cat. 15
5G support No No
Download speed Up to 1000 Mbps Up to 800 Mbps
Upload speed Up to 150 Mbps Up to 150 Mbps
Wi-Fi 5 6
Bluetooth 5.0 5.0
Navigation GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, SBAS

Info

Announced February 2017 April 2019
Class Flagship Mid range
Model number S5E8895 SM7150-AB
Official page Samsung Exynos 8895 official site Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G official site

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