Exynos 9609 vs Snapdragon 675

We compared two 8-core processors: Samsung Exynos 9609 (with Mali-G72 MP3 graphics) and Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 (Adreno 612). 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 9609
  • Higher GPU frequency (~20%)
  • Announced 7-months later
  • 10% higher CPU clock speed (2200 vs 2000 MHz)
  • Has a smaller size transistor (10 versus 11 nm)
Pros of Qualcomm Snapdragon 675
  • Developers optimize games for Snapdragon processors more often than for Exynos
  • Performs 27% better in floating-point computations
  • Supports 25% higher memory bandwidth (14.9 against 11.9 GB/s)
  • Shows better (up to 10%) AnTuTu 9 score – 235K vs 214K

Benchmarks

Performance tests in popular benchmarks

AnTuTu 9

The AnTuTu Benchmark measures CPU, GPU, RAM, and I/O performance in different scenarios
214369
235780
CPU 71966 112395
GPU 38434 56069
Memory 52307 34800
UX 50352 28600
Total score 214369 235780

GeekBench 5

The GeekBench test shows raw single-threaded and multithreaded CPU performance
Single-Core Score
Multi-Core Score
1389
Image compression 77.65 Mpixels/s 97.2 Mpixels/s
Face detection 11.55 images/s 14.6 images/s
Speech recognition 25.65 words/s 26.8 words/s
Machine learning 18.2 images/s 23.2 images/s
Camera shooting 9.99 images/s 14.4 images/s
HTML 5 1.69 Mnodes/s 1.92 Mnodes/s
SQLite 441.15 Krows/s 507.1 Krows/s

Specifications

Full list of technical specifications of Exynos 9609 and Snapdragon 675

CPU

Architecture 4x 2.2 GHz – Cortex-A73
4x 1.6 GHz – Cortex-A53
2x 2 GHz – Kryo 460 Gold (Cortex-A76)
6x 1.7 GHz – Kryo 460 Silver (Cortex-A55)
Cores 8 8
Frequency 2200 MHz 2000 MHz
Instruction set ARMv8-A ARMv8-A
L1 cache - 64 KB
L2 cache - 256 KB
L3 cache - 1 MB
Process 10 nanometers 11 nanometers
Transistor count 3 billion -
TDP 9 W 6 W

Graphics

GPU name Mali-G72 MP3 Adreno 612
Architecture Bifrost Adreno 600
GPU frequency 900 MHz 700-750 MHz
Execution units 3 2
Shading units 48 96
FLOPS 259 Gigaflops 328.2 Gigaflops
Vulkan version 1.0 1.1
OpenCL version 2.0 2.0
DirectX version 12 12

Memory

Memory type LPDDR4X LPDDR4X
Memory frequency 1600 MHz 1866 MHz
Bus 2x 32 Bit 2x 16 Bit
Max bandwidth 11.9 Gbit/s 14.9 Gbit/s
Max size 4 GB 8 GB

Multimedia (ISP)

Neural processor (NPU) Yes Hexagon 685
Storage type eMMC 5.1, UFS 2.1 eMMC 5.1, UFS 2.1
Max display resolution 2560 x 1600 2520 x 1080
Max camera resolution 1x 24MP, 2x 16MP 1x 192MP, 2x 16MP
Video capture 4K at 120FPS 4K at 30FPS
Video playback 4K at 120FPS 4K at 30FPS
Video codecs H.264, H.265, VP9 H.264, H.265, VP8, VP9
Audio codecs AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV AAC, AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV

Connectivity

Modem - X12 LTE
4G support LTE Cat. 12 LTE Cat. 12
5G support No No
Download speed Up to 600 Mbps Up to 600 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 May 2019 October 2018
Class Mid range Mid range
Model number S5E9609 SDM675
Official page Samsung Exynos 9609 official site Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 official site

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