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Exynos 9611 vs Snapdragon 650

We compared the 8-core Samsung Exynos 9611 (Mali-G72 MP3) with the older 6-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 (Adreno 510) 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
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 4-years and 8-months later
  • Has a smaller size transistor (10 versus 28 nm)
  • Performs 69% better in floating-point computations
  • Higher GPU frequency (~42%)
  • Has 2 more cores
  • 28% higher CPU clock speed (2300 vs 1800 MHz)
Pros of Qualcomm Snapdragon 650
  • 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
CPU 55979 -
GPU 48708 -
Memory 43050 -
UX 38397 -
Total score 180516 -

GeekBench 5

The GeekBench test shows raw single-threaded and multithreaded CPU performance
Single-Core Score
Multi-Core Score
1197
Image compression 74.5 Mpixels/s 48.4 Mpixels/s
Face detection 11.65 images/s 5.83 images/s
Speech recognition 24.65 words/s 16.5 words/s
Machine learning 17.55 images/s 10.7 images/s
Camera shooting 8.8 images/s 5.19 images/s
HTML 5 1.22 Mnodes/s 0.87 Mnodes/s
SQLite 422.75 Krows/s 221 Krows/s

Gaming

Table of average FPS and graphics settings in mobile games
PUBG Mobile 31 FPS
[High]
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Call of Duty: Mobile 40 FPS
[Medium]
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World of Tanks Blitz 43 FPS
[Ultra]
-
Mobile Legends: Bang Bang 38 FPS
[High]
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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 650

CPU

Architecture 4x 2.3 GHz – Cortex-A73
4x 1.7 GHz – Cortex-A53
2x 1.8 GHz – Cortex-A72
4x 1.4 GHz – Cortex-A53
Cores 8 6
Frequency 2300 MHz 1800 MHz
Instruction set ARMv8-A ARMv8-A
L1 cache - 16 KB
L2 cache - 256 KB
Process 10 nanometers 28 nanometers
Transistor count 3 billion 1 billion
TDP 8 W 9 W

Graphics

GPU name Mali-G72 MP3 Adreno 510
Architecture Bifrost Adreno 500
GPU frequency 850 MHz 600 MHz
Execution units 3 1
Shading units 48 128
FLOPS 259 Gigaflops 153 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 2133 MHz 933 MHz
Bus 2x 16 Bit 2x 32 Bit
Max bandwidth - 14.9 Gbit/s
Max size 8 GB 4 GB

Multimedia (ISP)

Neural processor (NPU) No Hexagon V56
Storage type eMMC 5.1, UFS 2.1 eMMC 5.1
Max display resolution 2560 x 1600 2560 x 1600
Max camera resolution 1x 64MP, 2x 16MP 1x 21MP, 2x 13MP
Video capture 4K at 120FPS 1K at 30FPS
Video playback 4K at 120FPS 1080p at 30FPS
Video codecs H.264, H.265, VP8, VP9 H.264, VP8
Audio codecs AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV

Connectivity

Modem - X8
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

Info

Announced September 2019 February 2015
Class Mid range Mid range
Model number - MSM8956
Official page Samsung Exynos 9611 official site Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 official site

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