Exynos 9825 vs Exynos 9820

We compared two 8-core processors: Samsung Exynos 9825 (with Mali G76 MP12 graphics) and Exynos 9820 (Mali G76 MP12). 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 9825
  • Higher GPU frequency (~26%)
  • Announced 9-months later
  • Has a smaller size transistor (7 versus 8 nm)
  • Supports 7% higher memory bandwidth (33.4 against 31.1 GB/s)
Pros of Samsung Exynos 9820
  • Shows better (up to 5%) AnTuTu 9 score – 530K vs 506K

Benchmarks

Performance tests in popular benchmarks

AnTuTu 9

The AnTuTu Benchmark measures CPU, GPU, RAM, and I/O performance in different scenarios
506341
530471
CPU 124478 136700
GPU 156790 184287
Memory 111565 90007
UX 109886 117097
Total score 506341 530471

GeekBench 5

The GeekBench test shows raw single-threaded and multithreaded CPU performance
Single-Core Score
841
Multi-Core Score
2417
Image compression - 108.8 Mpixels/s
Face detection - 20.7 images/s
Speech recognition - 47.5 words/s
Machine learning - 46.4 images/s
Camera shooting - 19.1 images/s
HTML 5 - 2.04 Mnodes/s
SQLite - 612.4 Krows/s

Specifications

Full list of technical specifications of Exynos 9825 and Exynos 9820

CPU

Architecture 2x 2.73 GHz – M4
2x 2.4 GHz – Cortex-A75
4x 1.9 GHz – Cortex-A55
2x 2.7 GHz – Mongoose
2x 2.3 GHz – Cortex-A75
4x 1.9 GHz – Cortex-A55
Cores 8 8
Frequency 2730 MHz 2700 MHz
Instruction set ARMv8.2-A ARMv8.2-A
L1 cache 192 KB 192 KB
L2 cache 1 MB 1 MB
L3 cache 2 MB 2 MB
Process 7 nanometers 8 nanometers
Transistor count 8.5 billion -
TDP 9 W 9 W

Graphics

GPU name Mali G76 MP12 Mali G76 MP12
Architecture Bifrost Bifrost
GPU frequency 754 MHz 600 MHz
Execution units 12 12
Shading units 192 192
FLOPS 652 Gigaflops 652 Gigaflops
Vulkan version 1.1 1.0
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 4x 16 Bit
Max bandwidth 33.4 Gbit/s 31.1 Gbit/s
Max size 12 GB 12 GB

Multimedia (ISP)

Neural processor (NPU) Yes Yes
Storage type UFS 2.1, UFS 3.0 UFS 2.1, UFS 3.0
Max display resolution 3840 x 2400 3840 x 2400
Max camera resolution 1x 22MP, 2x 16MP 1x 24MP, 2x 16MP
Video capture 8K at 30FPS, 4K at 120FPS 8K at 60FPS, 4K at 150FPS
Video playback 8K at 30FPS, 4K at 120FPS 8K at 30FPS
Video codecs H.264, H.265, VP9 H.264, H.265, VP9
Audio codecs AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV

Connectivity

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

Info

Announced August 2019 November 2018
Class Flagship Flagship
Model number S5E9825 S5E9820
Official page Samsung Exynos 9825 official site Samsung Exynos 9820 official site

Cast your vote

So, which SoC would you choose?
280 (79.8%)
71 (20.2%)
Total votes: 351

Comments

Please give your opinion on the comparison of Exynos 9820 and Exynos 9825, or ask any questions
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luiz 07 October 2021 21:40
How can the 9820 have so many more flops if the two have pretty much the same setup?
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Root 07 October 2021 22:41
Thanks! It was a typo, now we have fixed it.
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