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Exynos 9810 vs Snapdragon 845

We compared two 8-core processors: Samsung Exynos 9810 (with Mali-G72MP18 graphics) and Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 (Adreno 630). 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 9810
  • Has 2 MB larger L3 cache size than the Snapdragon 845
  • Higher GPU frequency (~20%)
Pros of Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
  • Developers optimize games for Snapdragon processors more often than for Exynos
  • Performs 10% better in floating-point computations
  • Supports 11% higher memory bandwidth (29.8 against 26.82 GB/s)
  • Shows better (up to 13%) AnTuTu 8 score – 354K vs 313K

Benchmarks

Performance tests in popular benchmarks
Geekbench 5 (Single-Core)
Geekbench 5 (Multi-Core)
2009
AnTuTu Benchmark 8
313267
354287

Specifications

Full list of technical specifications of Exynos 9810 and Snapdragon 845

CPU

Architecture 4x 2.9 GHz – Exynos M3
4x 1.9 GHz – Cortex-A55
4x 2.8 GHz – Kryo 385 Gold (Cortex-A75)
4x 1.5 GHz – Kryo 385 Silver (Cortex-A55)
Cores 8 8
Frequency 2900 MHz 2800 MHz
Instruction set ARMv8.2-A ARMv8.2-A
L1 cache - 256 KB
L2 cache - 1 MB
L3 cache 4 MB 2 MB
Process 10 nanometers 10 nanometers
Transistor count 5.3 billion 3 billion

Graphics

GPU name Mali-G72MP18 Adreno 630
Architecture Bifrost Adreno 600
GPU frequency 850 MHz 710 MHz
Cores 18 -
Number of ALUs - 256
FLOPS 658 Gigaflops 727 Gigaflops
Vulkan version 1.0 1.0
OpenCL version 2.0 2.0
DirectX version 12 12

Memory

Memory type LPDDR4X LPDDR4X
Memory frequency 1800 MHz 1866 MHz
Bus 4x 16 Bit 4x 16 Bit
Max bandwidth 26.82 Gbit/s 29.8 Gbit/s
Max size 6 GB 8 GB

Multimedia (ISP)

Neural processor (NPU) Yes Hexagon 685
Storage type UFS 2.1 UFS 2.1
Max display resolution 3840 x 2160 3840 x 2160
Max camera resolution 1x 24MP, 2x 16MP 1x 32MP, 2x 16MP
Video capture 4K at 120FPS 4K at 60FPS
Video playback 4K at 120FPS 4K at 120FPS
Video codecs H.264, H.265, VP9 H.264, H.265, VP9
Audio codecs AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV DSD 32-бит/384 кГц

Connectivity

Modem Shannon 360 LTE X20 LTE
4G support LTE Cat. 19 LTE Cat. 18
5G support No No
Download speed Up to 1200 Mbps Up to 1200 Mbps
Upload speed Up to 200 Mbps Up to 150 Mbps
Wi-Fi 5 5
Bluetooth 5.0 5.0
Navigation GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo GPS, GLONASS

Info

Announced January 2018 December 2017
Class Flagship Flagship
Model number - SDM845
Official page Samsung Exynos 9810 official site Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 official site

Cast your vote

So, which SoC would you choose?
98 (62.4%)
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Total votes: 157

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