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Exynos 9611 vs Snapdragon 435

We compared two 8-core processors: Samsung Exynos 9611 (with Mali-G72 MP3 graphics) and Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 (Adreno 505). 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
  • Performs 5.4x better in floating-point computations
  • Has a smaller size transistor (10 versus 28 nm)
  • Shows significantly better (up to 2.5x) AnTuTu 8 score – 179K vs 71K
  • Announced 3-years and 8-months later
  • Higher GPU frequency (~89%)
  • 64% higher CPU clock speed (2300 vs 1400 MHz)
Pros of Qualcomm Snapdragon 435
  • Developers optimize games for Snapdragon processors more often than for Exynos

Benchmarks

Performance tests in popular benchmarks

AnTuTu 8

The AnTuTu Benchmark measures CPU, GPU, RAM, and I/O performance in different scenarios
Exynos 9611 +150%
179421
CPU 55979 30885
GPU 48708 8145
Memory 43050 24256
UX 38397 9499
Total score 179421 71728

GeekBench 5

The GeekBench test shows raw single-threaded and multithreaded CPU performance
Single-Core Score
Exynos 9611 +156%
320
Multi-Core Score
Exynos 9611 +110%
1206
Image compression 74.7 Mpixels/s 45.2 Mpixels/s
Face detection 11.7 images/s 5.29 images/s
Speech recognition 25 words/s 15 words/s
Machine learning 17.7 images/s 8.46 images/s
Camera shooting 8.82 images/s 3.49 images/s
HTML 5 1.24 Mnodes/s 0.38 Mnodes/s
SQLite 434 Krows/s 211.55 Krows/s

Gaming

Table of average FPS and graphics settings in mobile games
PUBG Mobile 31 FPS
[High]
-
Call of Duty: Mobile 40 FPS
[Medium]
-
World of Tanks Blitz 43 FPS
[Ultra]
-
Mobile Legends: Bang Bang 38 FPS
[High]
-
Device Samsung Galaxy A51
1080 x 2400
-
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 Snapdragon 435

CPU

Architecture 4x 2.3 GHz – Cortex-A73
4x 1.7 GHz – Cortex-A53
8x 1.4 GHz – Cortex-A53
Cores 8 8
Frequency 2300 MHz 1400 MHz
Instruction set ARMv8-A ARMv8-A
Process 10 nanometers 28 nanometers
Transistor count 3 billion 1 billion
TDP 8 W 4 W

Graphics

GPU name Mali-G72 MP3 Adreno 505
Architecture Bifrost Adreno 500
GPU frequency 850 MHz 450 MHz
Execution units 3 1
Shading units 48 96
FLOPS 259 Gigaflops 48 Gigaflops
Vulkan version 1.1 1.0
OpenCL version 2.0 2.0
DirectX version 12 11

Memory

Memory type LPDDR4X LPDDR3
Memory frequency 2133 MHz 800 MHz
Bus 2x 16 Bit 1x 32 Bit
Max bandwidth - 6.4 Gbit/s
Max size 8 GB 4 GB

Multimedia (ISP)

Neural processor (NPU) Yes Hexagon 536
Storage type eMMC 5.1, UFS 2.1 eMMC 5.1
Max display resolution 2560 x 1600 1920 x 1200
Max camera resolution 1x 64MP, 2x 16MP 1x 21MP
Video capture 4K at 120FPS 1K at 30FPS
Video playback 4K at 120FPS 1080p at 60FPS
Video codecs H.264, H.265, VP8, VP9 H.264, H.265, VP8
Audio codecs AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV

Connectivity

Modem - X9
4G support LTE Cat. 12 LTE Cat. 7
5G support No No
Download speed Up to 600 Mbps Up to 300 Mbps
Upload speed Up to 150 Mbps Up to 150 Mbps
Wi-Fi 5 5
Bluetooth 5.0 4.1
Navigation GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, SBAS

Info

Announced September 2019 February 2016
Class Mid range Low end
Model number - MSM8940
Official page Samsung Exynos 9611 official site Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 official site

Cast your vote

So, which SoC would you choose?
10 (47.6%)
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Total votes: 21

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