Exynos 9611 vs A13 Bionic

We compared the 8-core Samsung Exynos 9611 (Mali-G72 MP3) with the older 6-core Apple A13 Bionic (Apple A13 Bionic GPU) SoC. 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 9611
  • Has 2 more cores
Pros of Apple A13 Bionic
  • Performs 2.8x better in floating-point computations
  • Shows significantly better (up to 2.7x) AnTuTu 9 score – 613K vs 229K
  • Has a smaller size transistor (7 versus 10 nm)
  • 16% higher CPU clock speed (2660 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
229629
A13 Bionic +167%
613873
CPU 61042 161025
GPU 57036 259620
Memory 41776 82902
UX 71068 110973
Total score 229629 613873
AnTuTu results from iOS and Android are not directly comparable! They won't affect NanoReview scores.

GeekBench 5

The GeekBench test shows raw single-threaded and multithreaded CPU performance
Single-Core Score
A13 Bionic +307%
1323
Multi-Core Score
A13 Bionic +189%
3471
Image compression 74.7 Mpixels/s 151.6 Mpixels/s
Face detection 11.7 images/s 29.65 images/s
Speech recognition 25 words/s 87.4 words/s
Machine learning 17.7 images/s 72.5 images/s
Camera shooting 8.82 images/s 33.75 images/s
HTML 5 1.24 Mnodes/s 3.81 Mnodes/s
SQLite 434 Krows/s 901.1 Krows/s

3DMark

A cross-platform benchmark that assesses graphics performance in Vulkan (Metal)
3DMark Wild Life Performance
A13 Bionic +875%
7569
Stability 97% 72%
Graphics test 4 FPS 45 FPS
Score 776 7569

Gaming

Table of average FPS and graphics settings in mobile games
PUBG Mobile 31 FPS
[High]
57 FPS
[Ultra]
Call of Duty: Mobile 40 FPS
[Medium]
60 FPS
[Ultra]
Fortnite - 60 FPS
[High]
World of Tanks Blitz 43 FPS
[Ultra]
60 FPS
[Ultra]
Genshin Impact - 59 FPS
[Ultra]
Mobile Legends: Bang Bang 38 FPS
[High]
60 FPS
[Ultra]
Device Samsung Galaxy A51
1080 x 2400
Apple iPhone 11 Pro
828 x 1792
We provide average results. FPS may differ, depending on game version, OS and other factors.

Specifications

Full list of technical specifications of Exynos 9611 and A13 Bionic

CPU

Architecture 4x 2.3 GHz – Cortex-A73
4x 1.7 GHz – Cortex-A53
2x 2.66 GHz – Lightning
4x 1.6 GHz – Thunder
Cores 8 6
Frequency 2300 MHz 2660 MHz
Instruction set ARMv8-A ARMv8.4-A
L1 cache - 832 KB
L2 cache - 12 MB
Process 10 nanometers 7 nanometers
Transistor count 3 billion 8.5 billion
TDP 8 W 6 W

Graphics

GPU name Mali-G72 MP3 Apple A13 Bionic GPU
Architecture Bifrost -
GPU frequency 850 MHz -
Execution units 3 4
Shading units 48 -
FLOPS 259 Gigaflops 736 Gigaflops
Vulkan version 1.1 1.1
OpenCL version 2.0 2.1
DirectX version 12 12.1

Memory

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

Multimedia (ISP)

Neural processor (NPU) Yes Yes, Neural Engine
Storage type eMMC 5.1, UFS 2.1 NVMe
Max display resolution 2560 x 1600 2688 x 1242
Max camera resolution 1x 64MP, 2x 16MP -
Video capture 4K at 120FPS 4K at 60FPS
Video playback 4K at 120FPS 4K at 60FPS
Video codecs H.264, H.265, VP8, VP9 H.264, H.265, Motion JPEG
Audio codecs AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV AAC, AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV, AC-3, E-AC-3, AAX, AAX+

Connectivity

Modem Shannon 337 -
4G support LTE Cat. 12 LTE Cat. 18
5G support No No
Download speed Up to 600 Mbps Up to 1200 Mbps
Upload speed Up to 150 Mbps Up to 220 Mbps
Wi-Fi 5 6
Bluetooth 5.0 5.0
Navigation GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo

Info

Announced September 2019 September 2019
Class Mid range Flagship
Model number S5E9611 -
Official page Samsung Exynos 9611 official site -

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