Exynos 9611 vs Snapdragon 720G

We compared two 8-core processors: Samsung Exynos 9611 (with Mali-G72 MP3 graphics) and Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G (Adreno 618). Here you will find the pros and cons of each chip, technical specs, and comprehensive tests in benchmarks, like AnTuTu and Geekbench.


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
  • Higher GPU frequency (~13%)
Pros of Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G
  • Performs 68% better in floating-point computations
  • Shows significantly better (up to 48%) AnTuTu 9 score – 340K vs 230K
  • Has a smaller size transistor (8 versus 10 nm)
  • Supports 17% higher memory bandwidth (13.91 against 11.9 GB/s)
  • Better instruction set architecture
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Performance tests in popular benchmarks

AnTuTu 9

The AnTuTu Benchmark measures CPU, GPU, RAM, and I/O performance in different scenarios
CPU 61042 106622
GPU 57036 86653
Memory 41776 53851
UX 71068 93089
Total score 230469 340011

GeekBench 5

The GeekBench test shows raw single-threaded and multithreaded CPU performance
Single-Core Score
Multi-Core Score
Image compression 68.2 Mpixels/s 110.2 Mpixels/s
Face detection 11.6 images/s 13.1 images/s
Speech recognition 24.3 words/s 27.3 words/s
Machine learning 17.7 images/s 26.1 images/s
Camera shooting 8.41 images/s 15.7 images/s
HTML 5 1.29 Mnodes/s 2.16 Mnodes/s
SQLite 409.6 Krows/s 533.6 Krows/s


A cross-platform benchmark that assesses graphics performance in Vulkan (Metal)
3DMark Wild Life Performance
Stability 97% 99%
Graphics test 4 FPS 6 FPS
Score 776 1040


Table of average FPS and graphics settings in mobile games
PUBG Mobile 31 FPS
43 FPS
Call of Duty: Mobile 40 FPS
40 FPS
Fortnite - 28 FPS
World of Tanks Blitz 43 FPS
51 FPS
Genshin Impact - 34 FPS
Mobile Legends: Bang Bang 38 FPS
30 FPS
Device Samsung Galaxy A51
1080 x 2400
Realme 7 Pro
1080 x 2400
We provide average results. FPS may differ, depending on game version, OS and other factors.


Full list of technical specifications of Exynos 9611 and Snapdragon 720G


Architecture 4x 2.3 GHz – Cortex-A73
4x 1.7 GHz – Cortex-A53
2x 2.3 GHz – Kryo 465 Gold (Cortex-A76)
6x 1.8 GHz – Kryo 465 Silver (Cortex-A55)
Cores 8 8
Frequency 2300 MHz 2300 MHz
Instruction set ARMv8-A ARMv8.2-A
L3 cache - 1 MB
Process 10 nanometers 8 nanometers
Transistor count 3 billion -
TDP 8 W 5 W


GPU name Mali-G72 MP3 Adreno 618
Architecture Bifrost Adreno 600
GPU frequency 850 MHz 750 MHz
Execution units 3 2
Shading units 48 128
FLOPS 259 Gigaflops 435 Gigaflops
Vulkan version 1.1 1.1
OpenCL version 2.0 2.0
DirectX version 12 12


Memory type LPDDR4X LPDDR4X
Memory frequency 1600 MHz 1866 MHz
Bus 2x 16 Bit 2x 16 Bit
Max bandwidth 11.9 Gbit/s 13.91 Gbit/s
Max size 8 GB 8 GB

Multimedia (ISP)

Neural processor (NPU) Yes Qualcomm Hexagon 692 DSP
Storage type eMMC 5.1, UFS 2.1 UFS 2.1
Max display resolution 2560 x 1600 2520 x 1080
Max camera resolution 1x 64MP, 2x 16MP 1x 192MP, 2x 22MP
Video capture 4K at 120FPS 4K at 30FPS, 1K at 60FPS
Video playback 4K at 120FPS 4K at 30FPS, 1080p at 60FPS
Video codecs H.264, H.265, VP8, VP9 H.264, H.265, VP8, VP9
Audio codecs AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV 384 kHz/32 bit


Modem Shannon 337 X15
4G support LTE Cat. 12 LTE Cat. 15
5G support No No
Download speed Up to 600 Mbps Up to 800 Mbps
Upload speed Up to 150 Mbps Up to 150 Mbps
Wi-Fi 5 6
Bluetooth 5.0 5.1
Navigation GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, SBAS, NAVIC


Announced September 2019 January 2020
Class Mid range Mid range
Model number S5E9611 SM7125
Official page Samsung Exynos 9611 official site Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G official site

Cast your vote

So, which SoC would you choose?
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Total votes: 5657


Please give your opinion on the comparison of Snapdragon 720G and Exynos 9611, or ask any questions
Ayyappan 24 January 2021 08:36
yesterday i am order poco m2pro this divice has inbuilt snapdragan 720g processer. my choice processor is snapdragon, the best.
+105 Reply
Satyaki 19 November 2021 17:06
If you want a phone power packed in processing and gaming at a low price then buy Samsung f62 which has Exynos 9825. Exynos 9825 is better in benchmark scoring and GPU stabilization which is, even more, better than snapdragon 750g. Exynos 9611 is not worth buying. Neither is snapdragon 720g or 730g. So upgrade your dreams to buy the better.
+10 Reply
Debashish 01 December 2020 16:02
Should I buy poco m2 Pro in Dec or wait for new phone.
+50 Reply
Promannu 03 December 2020 13:22
You should buy poco m2 pro , if u r not an multimedia consumer . If u want an amoled screen u should buy m21 or m31 . In gaming more better performance u can get in realme 6 , 6i and many more . Thanks
+47 Reply
Bjimo 21 December 2020 02:51
Promannu, But helio g90t is known for heating.
+27 Reply
Anubhav Trivedi 18 February 2021 05:33
Bjimo, Be sensible. All processors generate heat. The thing to look for is which generate less. Or which has better cooling system. Writing this from Realme 6i - G90T. And yes for gaming go with Mediatek. Remove the cover and then game.
+12 Reply
Anubhav Trivedi 18 February 2021 05:35
Have you bought M2 Pro? How was the experience with UI and app loading time? Buggy??
+17 Reply
anonymous 16 September 2020 05:24
is snapdragon 720g a good option in september 2020
+95 Reply
Shaheer 22 September 2020 08:56
Yes snapdragon 720g is a good choice nowadays.
+31 Reply
Guest User 03 October 2020 09:51
Ya bro I use m2 pro pubg at hd+extreme
+72 Reply
Karthik 17 June 2020 18:18
Do Exynos 9611 loss its efficiency on long usage?
+607 Reply
Bambam 09 July 2020 10:04
Depend on the thermal management
+90 Reply
Yash 14 January 2021 06:52
No i have been using m21 for about 1.5 years. Haven't seen any loss in efficiency. Also I play games like pubg cod etc. it's a good processor.
+58 Reply
Rayzé 11 September 2021 18:08
Yash, Nah man. PUBG does run decent enough but for shorter periods. I play with the back cover removed and it starts to heat up within 20 mins (smooth + extreme), it starts to heat up and my hands start to sweat so badly and I'm in a room with fan on while playing bas well. It's just a bad processor for mid rangers currently. I'm using m21 as well.
+11 Reply
Avi 06 July 2022 06:38
Yash, My Samsung m21 has auto boot and dead issues what should I do
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