Exynos 9820 vs Exynos 2100

We compared two 8-core processors: Samsung Exynos 9820 (with Mali G76 MP12 graphics) and Exynos 2100 (Mali-G78 MP14). 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 2100
  • Has a smaller size transistor (5 versus 8 nm)
  • Supports 65% higher memory bandwidth (51.2 against 31.1 GB/s)
  • Announced 2-years and 1-month later
  • Shows better (up to 38%) AnTuTu 9 score – 734K vs 530K
  • Higher GPU frequency (~27%)
  • 7% higher CPU clock speed (2900 vs 2700 MHz)
  • 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
734592
CPU 136700 189103
GPU 184287 274155
Memory 90007 137436
UX 117097 131951
Total score 530471 734592

GeekBench 5

The GeekBench test shows raw single-threaded and multithreaded CPU performance
Single-Core Score
1083
Multi-Core Score
3604
Image compression 108.8 Mpixels/s 170.5 Mpixels/s
Face detection 20.7 images/s 26.7 images/s
Speech recognition 47.5 words/s 64.15 words/s
Machine learning 46.4 images/s 51.35 images/s
Camera shooting 19.1 images/s 33.9 images/s
HTML 5 2.04 Mnodes/s 3.21 Mnodes/s
SQLite 612.4 Krows/s 970.15 Krows/s

Specifications

Full list of technical specifications of Exynos 9820 and Exynos 2100

CPU

Architecture 2x 2.7 GHz – Mongoose
2x 2.3 GHz – Cortex-A75
4x 1.9 GHz – Cortex-A55
1x 2.9 GHz – Cortex-X1
3x 2.8 GHz – Cortex-A78
4x 2.2 GHz – Cortex-A55
Cores 8 8
Frequency 2700 MHz 2900 MHz
Instruction set ARMv8.2-A ARMv8.4-A
L1 cache 192 KB -
L2 cache 1 MB -
L3 cache 2 MB -
Process 8 nanometers 5 nanometers
TDP 9 W 9 W

Graphics

GPU name Mali G76 MP12 Mali-G78 MP14
Architecture Bifrost Vallhall 2
GPU frequency 600 MHz 760 MHz
Execution units 12 14
Shading units 192 224
FLOPS 652 Gigaflops -
Vulkan version 1.0 1.1
OpenCL version 2.0 2.0
DirectX version 12 12

Memory

Memory type LPDDR4X LPDDR5
Memory frequency 2133 MHz 3200 MHz
Bus 4x 16 Bit 4x 16 Bit
Max bandwidth 31.1 Gbit/s 51.2 Gbit/s
Max size 12 GB 16 GB

Multimedia (ISP)

Neural processor (NPU) Yes Yes
Storage type UFS 2.1, UFS 3.0 UFS 3.1
Max display resolution 3840 x 2400 4096 x 2160
Max camera resolution 1x 24MP, 2x 16MP 1x 200MP, 2x 32MP
Video capture 8K at 60FPS, 4K at 150FPS 8K at 30FPS, 4K at 120FPS
Video playback 8K at 30FPS 8K at 60FPS
Video codecs H.264, H.265, VP9 H.264, H.265, AV1, VP9
Audio codecs AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV AAC, AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV

Connectivity

4G support LTE Cat. 20 LTE Cat. 24
5G support No Yes
Download speed Up to 2000 Mbps Up to 3000 Mbps
Upload speed Up to 316 Mbps Up to 422 Mbps
Wi-Fi 6 6
Bluetooth 5.0 5.2
Navigation GPS, GLONASS GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, NAVIC

Info

Announced November 2018 December 2020
Class Flagship Flagship
Model number S5E9820 S5E9840
Official page Samsung Exynos 9820 official site Samsung Exynos 2100 official site

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