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Exynos 8895 vs Snapdragon 855

We compared two 8-core processors: Samsung Exynos 8895 (with Mali-G71 MP20 graphics) and Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 (Adreno 640). 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 (~54%)
Pros of Qualcomm Snapdragon 855
  • Performs 2.6x better in floating-point computations
  • Shows significantly better (up to 2.4x) AnTuTu 8 score – 434K vs 177K
  • Developers optimize games for Snapdragon processors more often than for Exynos
  • Announced 1 year and 10 months later
  • Has the smaller size of the transistor (7 versus 10 nm)
  • 23% higher CPU clock speed (2840 vs 2314 MHz)
  • Supports 18% higher memory bandwidth (34.1 against 29 GB/s)
  • Compatible with the latest DirectX 12
  • Better instruction set architecture

Benchmarks

Performance tests in popular benchmarks
Geekbench 5 (Single-Core)
Geekbench 5 (Multi-Core)
2638
AnTuTu Benchmark 8
177524
434427

Specifications

Full list of technical specifications of Exynos 8895 and Snapdragon 855

CPU

Architecture 4x 2.314 GHz – Exynos M2
4x 1.69 GHz – Cortex-A53
1x 2.84 GHz – Cortex-A76 (Kryo 485 Gold)
3x 2.42 GHz – Cortex-A76 (Kryo 485 Gold)
4x 1.8 GHz – Cortex-A55 (Kryo 485 Silver)
Cores 8 8
Frequency 2314 MHz 2840 MHz
Instruction set ARMv8-A ARMv8.1-A
L1 cache 64 KB 384 KB
L2 cache 2 MB 768 KB
L3 cache - 2 MB
Process 10 nanometers 7 nanometers
Transistor count 3 billion 6.7 billion

Graphics

GPU name Mali-G71 MP20 Adreno 640
Architecture Bifrost Adreno 600
GPU frequency 900 MHz 585 MHz
Cores 20 -
Number of ALUs - 384
FLOPS 349 Gigaflops 899 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 2133 MHz
Bus 2x 16 Bit 4x 16 Bit
Max bandwidth 29 Gbit/s 34.1 Gbit/s
Max size 4 GB 16 GB

Multimedia (ISP)

Neural processor (NPU) No Hexagon 690
Storage type UFS 2.1 UFS 3.0
Max display resolution 4096 x 2160 3840 x 2160
Max camera resolution 1x 28MP, 2x 16MP 1x 48MP, 2x 24MP
Video capture 4K at 120FPS 4K at 120FPS
Video playback 4K at 120FPS 8K at 30FPS, 4K at 120FPS
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 - X24 LTE, X50 5G
4G support LTE Cat. 16 LTE Cat. 20
5G support No Yes
Download speed Up to 1000 Mbps Up to 2000 Mbps
Upload speed Up to 150 Mbps Up to 316 Mbps
Wi-Fi 5 6
Bluetooth 5.0 5.0
Navigation GPS, GLONASS, Beidou GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, SBAS

Info

Announced February 2017 December 2018
Class Flagship Flagship
Model number - SM8150
Official page Samsung Exynos 8895 official site Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 official site

Cast your vote

So, which SoC would you choose?
2 (33.3%)
4 (66.7%)
Total votes: 6

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