Exynos 9609 vs Snapdragon 730G

We compared two 8-core processors: Samsung Exynos 9609 (with Mali-G72 MP3 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 9609
  • Higher GPU frequency (~9%)
Pros of Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G
  • Developers optimize games for Snapdragon processors more often than for Exynos
  • Performs 63% better in floating-point computations
  • Shows significantly better (up to 55%) AnTuTu 9 score – 331K vs 214K
  • Has a smaller size transistor (8 versus 10 nm)
  • Supports 25% higher memory bandwidth (14.91 against 11.9 GB/s)
  • 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
214369
331297
CPU 71966 99567
GPU 38434 86669
Memory 52307 53042
UX 50352 90782
Total score 214369 331297

GeekBench 5

The GeekBench test shows raw single-threaded and multithreaded CPU performance
Single-Core Score
Multi-Core Score
1733
Image compression 77.65 Mpixels/s 106.9 Mpixels/s
Face detection 11.55 images/s 15.5 images/s
Speech recognition 25.65 words/s 27 words/s
Machine learning 18.2 images/s 25 images/s
Camera shooting 9.99 images/s 15.4 images/s
HTML 5 1.69 Mnodes/s 2.03 Mnodes/s
SQLite 441.15 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 9609 and Snapdragon 730G

CPU

Architecture 4x 2.2 GHz – Cortex-A73
4x 1.6 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 2200 MHz 2200 MHz
Instruction set ARMv8-A ARMv8.2-A
Process 10 nanometers 8 nanometers
Transistor count 3 billion -
TDP 9 W 5 W

Graphics

GPU name Mali-G72 MP3 Adreno 618
Architecture Bifrost Adreno 600
GPU frequency 900 MHz 825 MHz
Execution units 3 2
Shading units 48 128
FLOPS 259 Gigaflops 422 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 14.91 Gbit/s
Max size 4 GB 8 GB

Multimedia (ISP)

Neural processor (NPU) Yes Hexagon 688
Storage type eMMC 5.1, UFS 2.1 UFS 3.0
Max display resolution 2560 x 1600 3360 x 1440
Max camera resolution 1x 24MP, 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 AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV AAC, AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV

Connectivity

Modem - X15
4G support LTE Cat. 12 LTE Cat. 15
5G support No No
Download speed Up to 600 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 May 2019 April 2019
Class Mid range Mid range
Model number S5E9609 SM7150-AB
Official page Samsung Exynos 9609 official site Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G official site

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