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Exynos 980 vs Exynos 9611

We compared two 8-core processors: Samsung Exynos 980 (with Mali G76MP5 graphics) and Exynos 9611 (Mali-G72 MP3). 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 980
  • Performs 2.2x better in floating-point computations
  • Shows significantly better (up to 80%) AnTuTu 8 score – 325K vs 180K
  • Has the smaller size of the transistor (8 versus 10 nm)
  • Better instruction set architecture
Pros of Samsung Exynos 9611
  • Higher GPU frequency (~18%)
  • 5% higher CPU clock speed (2300 vs 2200 MHz)

Benchmarks

Performance tests in popular benchmarks
Geekbench 5 (Single-Core)
Exynos 980 +118%
696
Geekbench 5 (Multi-Core)
Exynos 980 +53%
1825
AnTuTu Benchmark 8
Exynos 980 +80%
325549
180910

Specifications

Full list of technical specifications of Exynos 980 and Exynos 9611

CPU

Architecture 2x 2.2 GHz – Cortex-A77
6x 1.8 GHz – Cortex-A55
4x 2.3 GHz – Cortex-A73
4x 1.7 GHz – Cortex-A53
Cores 8 8
Frequency 2200 MHz 2300 MHz
Instruction set ARMv8.2-A ARMv8-A
Process 8 nanometers 10 nanometers
Transistor count - 3 billion

Graphics

GPU name Mali G76MP5 Mali-G72 MP3
Architecture Bifrost Bifrost
GPU frequency 720 MHz 850 MHz
Cores 5 3
Number of ALUs 80 -
FLOPS 576 Gigaflops 259 Gigaflops
Vulkan version 1.1 1.1
OpenCL version 2.0 2.0
DirectX version 12 12

Memory

Memory type LPDDR4X LPDDR4X
Memory frequency 2133 MHz 2133 MHz
Bus 2x 32 Bit 2x 16 Bit
Max size 8 GB 8 GB

Multimedia (ISP)

Neural processor (NPU) Yes No
Storage type UFS 2.1 eMMC 5.1, UFS 2.1
Max display resolution 3360 x 1440 2560 x 1600
Max camera resolution 1x 108MP, 2x 20MP 1x 64MP, 2x 16MP
Video capture 4K at 120FPS 4K at 120FPS
Video playback 4K at 120FPS 4K at 120FPS
Video codecs H.264, H.265, VP9 H.264, H.265, VP8, VP9
Audio codecs AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV

Connectivity

Modem Exynos 5123 -
4G support LTE Cat. 18 LTE Cat. 12
5G support Yes No
Download speed Up to 2550 Mbps Up to 600 Mbps
Upload speed Up to 1280 Mbps Up to 150 Mbps
Wi-Fi 6 5
Bluetooth 5.0 5.0
Navigation GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo

Info

Announced September 2019 September 2019
Class Mid range Mid range
Official page Samsung Exynos 980 official site Samsung Exynos 9611 official site

Cast your vote

So, which SoC would you choose?
40 (88.9%)
5 (11.1%)
Total votes: 45

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