Exynos 9820 vs Snapdragon 765G

We compared two 8-core processors: Samsung Exynos 9820 (with Mali G76 MP12 graphics) and Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G (Adreno 620). 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 9820
  • Supports 83% higher memory bandwidth (31.1 against 17 GB/s)
  • Shows significantly better (up to 44%) AnTuTu 9 score – 530K vs 367K
  • 13% higher CPU clock speed (2700 vs 2400 MHz)
Pros of Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G
  • Developers optimize games for Snapdragon processors more often than for Exynos
  • Higher GPU frequency (~25%)
  • Announced 1-year and 1-month later
  • Has a smaller size transistor (7 versus 8 nm)
  • 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
530471
CPU 136700 102828
GPU 184287 100509
Memory 90007 69826
UX 117097 92217
Total score 530471 367643

GeekBench 5

The GeekBench test shows raw single-threaded and multithreaded CPU performance
Single-Core Score
Multi-Core Score
2311
Image compression 108.8 Mpixels/s 95.1 Mpixels/s
Face detection 20.7 images/s 12.3 images/s
Speech recognition 47.5 words/s 30.3 words/s
Machine learning 46.4 images/s 29.6 images/s
Camera shooting 19.1 images/s 14.2 images/s
HTML 5 2.04 Mnodes/s 1.24 Mnodes/s
SQLite 612.4 Krows/s 515.7 Krows/s

Gaming

Table of average FPS and graphics settings in mobile games
PUBG Mobile - 57 FPS
[High]
Call of Duty: Mobile - 38 FPS
[Ultra]
Fortnite - 29 FPS
[Medium]
Shadowgun Legends - 67 FPS
[Low]
World of Tanks Blitz - 60 FPS
[Ultra]
Mobile Legends: Bang Bang - 55 FPS
[Ultra]
Device - Xiaomi Redmi K30
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 9820 and Snapdragon 765G

CPU

Architecture 2x 2.7 GHz – Mongoose
2x 2.3 GHz – Cortex-A75
4x 1.9 GHz – Cortex-A55
1x 2.4 GHz – Kryo 475 Prime (Cortex-A76)
1x 2.2 GHz – Kryo 475 Gold (Cortex-A76)
6x 1.8 GHz – Kryo 475 Silver (Cortex-A55)
Cores 8 8
Frequency 2700 MHz 2400 MHz
Instruction set ARMv8.2-A ARMv8.3-A
L1 cache 192 KB -
L2 cache 1 MB -
L3 cache 2 MB -
Process 8 nanometers 7 nanometers
TDP 9 W 8 W

Graphics

GPU name Mali G76 MP12 Adreno 620
Architecture Bifrost Adreno 600
GPU frequency 600 MHz 750 MHz
Execution units 12 3
Shading units 192 192
FLOPS 652 Gigaflops 700 Gigaflops
Vulkan version 1.0 1.1
OpenCL version 2.0 2.0
DirectX version 12 12

Memory

Memory type LPDDR4X LPDDR4X
Memory frequency 2133 MHz 2133 MHz
Bus 4x 16 Bit 2x 16 Bit
Max bandwidth 31.1 Gbit/s 17 Gbit/s
Max size 12 GB 12 GB

Multimedia (ISP)

Neural processor (NPU) Yes Hexagon 696
Storage type UFS 2.1, UFS 3.0 eMMC 5.1, UFS 3.0
Max display resolution 3840 x 2400 3200 x 1800
Max camera resolution 1x 24MP, 2x 16MP 1x 192MP, 2x 22MP
Video capture 8K at 60FPS, 4K at 150FPS 4K at 30FPS
Video playback 8K at 30FPS 4K at 30FPS
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 - X52
4G support LTE Cat. 20 LTE Cat. 18
5G support No Yes
Download speed Up to 2000 Mbps Up to 1200 Mbps
Upload speed Up to 316 Mbps Up to 210 Mbps
Wi-Fi 6 6
Bluetooth 5.0 5.0
Navigation GPS, GLONASS GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, SBAS, NAVIC

Info

Announced November 2018 December 2019
Class Flagship Mid range
Model number S5E9820 SM7250-AB
Official page Samsung Exynos 9820 official site Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G official site

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Comments

Please give your opinion on the comparison of Snapdragon 765G and Exynos 9820, or ask any questions
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Ninad Thorat 02 July 2020 07:41
It will be 2018 flagship vs current midrange ... except 5g ... 9820 easily beats 765g ... and 2018 flagship will be premiun than current midrange ... +ip68
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