Exynos 9611 vs Snapdragon 625

We compared two 8-core processors: Samsung Exynos 9611 (with Mali-G72 MP3 graphics) and Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 (Adreno 506). 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
  • Announced 3-years and 8-months later
  • Performs 2.1x better in floating-point computations
  • Shows significantly better (up to 84%) AnTuTu 9 score – 232K vs 126K
  • Supports 60% higher memory bandwidth (11.9 against 7.46 GB/s)
  • Has a smaller size transistor (10 versus 14 nm)
  • Higher GPU frequency (~31%)
  • 15% higher CPU clock speed (2300 vs 2000 MHz)
Pros of Qualcomm Snapdragon 625
  • Developers optimize games for Snapdragon processors more often than for Exynos

Benchmarks

Performance tests in popular benchmarks

AnTuTu 9

The AnTuTu Benchmark measures CPU, GPU, RAM, and I/O performance in different scenarios
232859
CPU 61042 40888
GPU 57036 15121
Memory 41776 30818
UX 71068 39229
Total score 232859 126317

GeekBench 5

The GeekBench test shows raw single-threaded and multithreaded CPU performance
Single-Core Score
Multi-Core Score
1212
Image compression 74.7 Mpixels/s 75.05 Mpixels/s
Face detection 11.7 images/s 9.85 images/s
Speech recognition 25 words/s 18.85 words/s
Machine learning 17.7 images/s 12.55 images/s
Camera shooting 8.82 images/s 6.1 images/s
HTML 5 1.24 Mnodes/s 1.4 Mnodes/s
SQLite 434 Krows/s 366.8 Krows/s

3DMark

A cross-platform benchmark that assesses graphics performance in Vulkan (Metal)
3DMark Wild Life Performance
Exynos 9611 +311%
776
Stability 97% 97%
Graphics test 4 FPS 1 FPS
Score 776 189

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
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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 625

CPU

Architecture 4x 2.3 GHz – Cortex-A73
4x 1.7 GHz – Cortex-A53
8x 2 GHz – Cortex-A53
Cores 8 8
Frequency 2300 MHz 2000 MHz
Instruction set ARMv8-A ARMv8-A
Process 10 nanometers 14 nanometers
Transistor count 3 billion 2 billion
TDP 8 W 5 W

Graphics

GPU name Mali-G72 MP3 Adreno 506
Architecture Bifrost Adreno 500
GPU frequency 850 MHz 650 MHz
Execution units 3 1
Shading units 48 96
FLOPS 259 Gigaflops 124 Gigaflops
Vulkan version 1.1 1.0
OpenCL version 2.0 2.0
DirectX version 12 11.1

Memory

Memory type LPDDR4X LPDDR3
Memory frequency 1600 MHz 933 MHz
Bus 2x 16 Bit 1x 32 Bit
Max bandwidth 11.9 Gbit/s 7.46 Gbit/s
Max size 8 GB 8 GB

Multimedia (ISP)

Neural processor (NPU) Yes Hexagon 546
Storage type eMMC 5.1, UFS 2.1 eMMC 5.1
Max display resolution 2560 x 1600 1900 x 1200
Max camera resolution 1x 64MP, 2x 16MP 1x 24MP, 2x 13MP
Video capture 4K at 120FPS 4K at 30FPS
Video playback 4K at 120FPS 4K at 30FPS
Video codecs H.264, H.265, VP8, VP9 H.264, H.265
Audio codecs AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV

Connectivity

Modem Shannon 337 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 100 Mbps
Wi-Fi 5 5
Bluetooth 5.0 4.2
Navigation GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, SBAS

Info

Announced September 2019 February 2016
Class Mid range Mid range
Model number S5E9611 MSM8953
Official page Samsung Exynos 9611 official site Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 official site

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Comments

Please give your opinion on the comparison of Snapdragon 625 and Exynos 9611, or ask any questions
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Jimmy Kimmy Limmy Timmy 11 August 2020 15:05
Exynos is never best dude. Snapdragon 730 is better than 9611.
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Nice man 11 February 2021 03:43
Here comparison in snapdragon625 and exynos 9611... Then 9611 is better... You should compared snapdragon 730 vs exynos 9825...
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Kelvin Faith 08 August 2020 15:10
Exynos9611 I think it's the best
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