Exynos 8895 vs Snapdragon 845

We compared two 8-core processors: Samsung Exynos 8895 (with Mali-G71 MP20 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 8895
  • Higher GPU frequency (~27%)
Pros of Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
  • Performs 2.1x better in floating-point computations
  • Developers optimize games for Snapdragon processors more often than for Exynos
  • Shows significantly better (up to 49%) AnTuTu 9 score – 408K vs 274K
  • Announced 10-months later
  • 22% higher CPU clock speed (2800 vs 2300 MHz)
  • 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
408534
CPU 72772 102046
GPU 100503 154472
Memory 37706 63407
UX 63031 87601
Total score 274350 408534

GeekBench 5

The GeekBench test shows raw single-threaded and multithreaded CPU performance
Single-Core Score
Multi-Core Score
2201
Image compression 99.55 Mpixels/s 128.5 Mpixels/s
Face detection 14.55 images/s 20.4 images/s
Speech recognition 26.3 words/s 37.8 words/s
Machine learning 20.35 images/s 35.8 images/s
Camera shooting 15.55 images/s 19.4 images/s
HTML 5 1.52 Mnodes/s 2.62 Mnodes/s
SQLite 475.7 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 8895 and Snapdragon 845

CPU

Architecture 4x 2.3 GHz – Exynos M2
4x 1.7 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 2300 MHz 2800 MHz
Instruction set ARMv8-A ARMv8.2-A
L1 cache - 256 KB
L2 cache 2 MB 1.5 MB
L3 cache - 2 MB
Process 10 nanometers 10 nanometers
Transistor count 3 billion 3 billion
TDP 5 W 9 W

Graphics

GPU name Mali-G71 MP20 Adreno 630
Architecture Bifrost Adreno 600
GPU frequency 900 MHz 710 MHz
Execution units 20 2
Shading units 320 256
FLOPS 349 Gigaflops 727 Gigaflops
Vulkan version 1.0 1.0
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 32 Bit
Max bandwidth 29.8 Gbit/s 29.8 Gbit/s
Max size 4 GB 8 GB

Multimedia (ISP)

Neural processor (NPU) No Hexagon 685
Storage type UFS 2.1 UFS 2.1
Max display resolution 3840 x 2400 3840 x 2160
Max camera resolution 1x 28MP, 2x 16MP 1x 32MP, 2x 16MP
Video capture 4K at 120FPS 4K at 60FPS
Video playback 4K at 120FPS 4K at 120FPS
Video codecs H.264, H.265, VP9 H.264, H.265, VP9
Audio codecs 192 kHz/24 bit AAC, AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV

Connectivity

Modem - X20 LTE
4G support LTE Cat. 16 LTE Cat. 18
5G support No No
Download speed Up to 1000 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, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, SBAS

Info

Announced February 2017 December 2017
Class Flagship Flagship
Model number S5E8895 SDM845
Official page Samsung Exynos 8895 official site Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 official site

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