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.

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
  • Higher GPU frequency (~13%)
Pros of Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G
  • Developers optimize games for Snapdragon processors more often than for Exynos
  • Performs 68% better in floating-point computations
  • Shows significantly better (up to 47%) AnTuTu 9 score – 340K vs 231K
  • 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

Benchmarks

Performance tests in popular benchmarks

AnTuTu 9

The AnTuTu Benchmark measures CPU, GPU, RAM, and I/O performance in different scenarios
231428
340698
CPU 61042 105893
GPU 57036 86694
Memory 41776 55906
UX 71068 89635
Total score 231428 340698

GeekBench 5

The GeekBench test shows raw single-threaded and multithreaded CPU performance
Single-Core Score
Multi-Core Score
1703
Image compression 74.7 Mpixels/s 108.75 Mpixels/s
Face detection 11.7 images/s 15.55 images/s
Speech recognition 25 words/s 27.15 words/s
Machine learning 17.7 images/s 25.5 images/s
Camera shooting 8.82 images/s 16.15 images/s
HTML 5 1.24 Mnodes/s 2.18 Mnodes/s
SQLite 434 Krows/s 561.5 Krows/s

3DMark

A cross-platform benchmark that assesses graphics performance in Vulkan (Metal)
3DMark Wild Life Performance
Stability 97% 98%
Graphics test 4 FPS 6 FPS
Score 776 1029

Gaming

Table of average FPS and graphics settings in mobile games
PUBG Mobile 31 FPS
[High]
43 FPS
[High]
Call of Duty: Mobile 40 FPS
[Medium]
40 FPS
[Ultra]
Fortnite - 28 FPS
[Low]
World of Tanks Blitz 43 FPS
[Ultra]
51 FPS
[Ultra]
Genshin Impact - 34 FPS
[Medium]
Mobile Legends: Bang Bang 38 FPS
[High]
30 FPS
[High]
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.

Specifications

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

CPU

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

Graphics

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

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
Video playback 4K at 120FPS 4K at 30FPS
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

Connectivity

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

Info

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

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Comments

Please give your opinion on the comparison of Snapdragon 720G and Exynos 9611, or ask any questions
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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.
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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.
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Debashish 01 December 2020 16:02
Should I buy poco m2 Pro in Dec or wait for new phone.
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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
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Bjimo 21 December 2020 02:51
Promannu, But helio g90t is known for heating.
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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.
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Anubhav Trivedi 18 February 2021 05:35
Have you bought M2 Pro? How was the experience with UI and app loading time? Buggy??
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anonymous 16 September 2020 05:24
is snapdragon 720g a good option in september 2020
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Shaheer 22 September 2020 08:56
Yes snapdragon 720g is a good choice nowadays.
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Guest User 03 October 2020 09:51
Ya bro I use m2 pro pubg at hd+extreme
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Karthik 17 June 2020 18:18
Do Exynos 9611 loss its efficiency on long usage?
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Bambam 09 July 2020 10:04
Depend on the thermal management
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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.
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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.
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