Exynos 9610 vs Exynos 9609

We compared two 8-core processors: Samsung Exynos 9610 (with Mali-G72 MP3 graphics) and Exynos 9609 (Mali-G72 MP3). 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 9610
  • 5% higher CPU clock speed (2300 vs 2200 MHz)
Pros of Samsung Exynos 9609
  • Announced 1-year and 2-months later
  • Higher GPU frequency (~6%)
  • Shows better (up to 5%) AnTuTu 9 score – 214K vs 204K

Benchmarks

Performance tests in popular benchmarks

AnTuTu 9

The AnTuTu Benchmark measures CPU, GPU, RAM, and I/O performance in different scenarios
204108
214369
CPU 63795 71966
GPU 40094 38434
Memory 39989 52307
UX 59892 50352
Total score 204108 214369

GeekBench 5

The GeekBench test shows raw single-threaded and multithreaded CPU performance
Single-Core Score
343
Multi-Core Score
1264
Image compression 75.5 Mpixels/s 77.65 Mpixels/s
Face detection 11.45 images/s 11.55 images/s
Speech recognition 25.25 words/s 25.65 words/s
Machine learning 17.85 images/s 18.2 images/s
Camera shooting 8.13 images/s 9.99 images/s
HTML 5 1.12 Mnodes/s 1.69 Mnodes/s
SQLite 394.4 Krows/s 441.15 Krows/s

Specifications

Full list of technical specifications of Exynos 9610 and Exynos 9609

CPU

Architecture 4x 2.3 GHz – Cortex-A73
4x 1.7 GHz – Cortex-A53
4x 2.2 GHz – Cortex-A73
4x 1.6 GHz – Cortex-A53
Cores 8 8
Frequency 2300 MHz 2200 MHz
Instruction set ARMv8-A ARMv8-A
Process 10 nanometers 10 nanometers
Transistor count 3 billion 3 billion
TDP 8 W 9 W

Graphics

GPU name Mali-G72 MP3 Mali-G72 MP3
Architecture Bifrost Bifrost
GPU frequency 850 MHz 900 MHz
Execution units 3 3
Shading units 48 48
FLOPS 259 Gigaflops 259 Gigaflops
Vulkan version 1.0 1.0
OpenCL version 2.0 2.0
DirectX version 12 12

Memory

Memory type LPDDR4X LPDDR4X
Memory frequency 1600 MHz 1600 MHz
Bus 4x 16 Bit 2x 32 Bit
Max bandwidth 11.92 Gbit/s 11.9 Gbit/s
Max size 6 GB 4 GB

Multimedia (ISP)

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

Connectivity

4G support LTE Cat. 7 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

Info

Announced March 2018 May 2019
Class Mid range Mid range
Model number S5E9610 S5E9609
Official page Samsung Exynos 9610 official site Samsung Exynos 9609 official site

Cast your vote

So, which SoC would you choose?
7 (38.9%)
11 (61.1%)
Total votes: 18

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