Exynos 980 vs Exynos 1080

We compared two 8-core processors: Samsung Exynos 980 (with Mali G76 MP5 graphics) and Exynos 1080 (Mali-G78 MP10). 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 1080
  • Shows significantly better (up to 82%) AnTuTu 9 score – 709K vs 389K
  • Has a smaller size transistor (5 versus 8 nm)
  • 27% higher CPU clock speed (2800 vs 2200 MHz)
  • Announced 1-year and 3-months later
  • Higher GPU frequency (~10%)
  • 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
389408
709800
CPU 124952 181167
GPU 98562 256274
Memory 67798 125393
UX 95757 141818
Total score 389408 709800

GeekBench 5

The GeekBench test shows raw single-threaded and multithreaded CPU performance
Single-Core Score
841
Multi-Core Score
1856
2937
Image compression - 135.1 Mpixels/s
Face detection - 30 images/s
Speech recognition - 53.1 words/s
Machine learning - 51.7 images/s
Camera shooting - 26.5 images/s
HTML 5 - 3.53 Mnodes/s
SQLite - 875.8 Krows/s

Specifications

Full list of technical specifications of Exynos 980 and Exynos 1080

CPU

Architecture 2x 2.2 GHz – Cortex-A77
6x 1.8 GHz – Cortex-A55
1x 2.8 GHz – Cortex-A78
3x 2.6 GHz – Cortex-A78
4x 2 GHz – Cortex-A55
Cores 8 8
Frequency 2200 MHz 2800 MHz
Instruction set ARMv8.2-A ARMv8.3-A
L3 cache - 4 MB
Process 8 nanometers 5 nanometers
TDP 9 W 9 W

Graphics

GPU name Mali G76 MP5 Mali-G78 MP10
Architecture Bifrost Valhall 2
GPU frequency 728 MHz 800 MHz
Execution units 5 10
Shading units 80 160
FLOPS 576 Gigaflops -
Vulkan version 1.1 1.1
OpenCL version 2.0 2.0
DirectX version 12 12

Memory

Memory type LPDDR4X LPDDR5
Memory frequency 2133 MHz 2750 MHz
Bus 2x 32 Bit 4x 16 Bit
Max bandwidth - 44 Gbit/s
Max size 8 GB 8 GB

Multimedia (ISP)

Neural processor (NPU) Yes Neural Processor
Storage type eMMC 5.1, UFS 2.1 UFS 3.1
Max display resolution 3360 x 1440 2960 x 1440
Max camera resolution 1x 108MP, 2x 20MP 1x 200MP, 2x 32MP
Video capture 4K at 120FPS 4K at 60FPS
Video playback 4K at 120FPS 4K at 60FPS
Video codecs H.264, H.265, VP9 H.264, H.265, VP8, VP9
Audio codecs AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV AAC, AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV

Connectivity

Modem Exynos 5123 -
4G support LTE Cat. 18 LTE Cat. 18
5G support Yes Yes
Download speed Up to 2550 Mbps Up to 1200 Mbps
Upload speed Up to 1280 Mbps Up to 200 Mbps
Wi-Fi 6 6
Bluetooth 5.0 5.2
Navigation GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo

Info

Announced September 2019 November 2020
Class Mid range Mid range
Model number S5E9630 S5E9815
Official page Samsung Exynos 980 official site Samsung Exynos 1080 official site

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