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Exynos 990 vs Snapdragon 765G

We compared two 8-core processors: Samsung Exynos 990 (with Mali-G77 MP11 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 990
  • Supports 159% higher memory bandwidth (44 against 17 GB/s)
  • Performs 2.1x better in floating-point computations
  • Shows significantly better (up to 69%) AnTuTu 8 score – 535K vs 317K
  • 14% higher CPU clock speed (2730 vs 2400 MHz)
  • Higher GPU frequency (~13%)
Pros of Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G
  • Developers optimize games for Snapdragon processors more often than for Exynos
  • Better instruction set architecture

Benchmarks

Performance tests in popular benchmarks

AnTuTu 8

The AnTuTu Benchmark measures CPU, GPU, RAM, and I/O performance in different scenarios
Exynos 990 +69%
535631
CPU 152105 103523
GPU 218710 93915
Memory 80184 65489
UX 73155 63805
Total score 535631 317414

GeekBench 5

The GeekBench test shows raw single-threaded and multithreaded CPU performance
Single-Core Score
Multi-Core Score
Exynos 990 +50%
2741
Image compression 148.8 Mpixels/s 95.1 Mpixels/s
Face detection 20.4 images/s 12.3 images/s
Speech recognition 50.7 words/s 30.3 words/s
Machine learning 55.4 images/s 29.6 images/s
Camera shooting 27.5 images/s 14.2 images/s
HTML 5 1.61 Mnodes/s 1.24 Mnodes/s
SQLite 813.1 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 990 and Snapdragon 765G

CPU

Architecture 2x 2.73 GHz – Exynos M5
2x 2.5 GHz – Cortex-A76
4x 2 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 2730 MHz 2400 MHz
Instruction set ARMv8.2-A ARMv8.3-A
Process 7 nanometers 7 nanometers
TDP 9 W 8 W

Graphics

GPU name Mali-G77 MP11 Adreno 620
Architecture Valhall Adreno 600
GPU frequency 850 MHz 750 MHz
Execution units 11 3
Shading units 176 192
FLOPS 1196 Gigaflops 582 Gigaflops
Vulkan version 1.1 1.1
OpenCL version 2.0 2.0
DirectX version 12 12

Memory

Memory type LPDDR5 LPDDR4X
Memory frequency 3200 MHz 2133 MHz
Bus 4x 16 Bit 2x 16 Bit
Max bandwidth 44 Gbit/s 17 Gbit/s
Max size 16 GB 12 GB

Multimedia (ISP)

Neural processor (NPU) Yes Hexagon 696
Storage type UFS 3.0 eMMC 5.1, UFS 3.0
Max display resolution 4096 x 2160 3200 x 1800
Max camera resolution 1x 108MP, 2x 25MP 1x 192MP, 2x 22MP
Video capture 8K at 30FPS, 4K at 120FPS 4K at 30FPS
Video playback 8K at 30FPS 4K at 30FPS
Video codecs H.264, H.265, VP8, VP9 H.264, H.265, VP8, VP9
Audio codecs AAC, AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV AAC, AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV

Connectivity

Modem Exynos 5123 X52
4G support LTE Cat. 22 LTE Cat. 24
5G support Yes Yes
Download speed Up to 3000 Mbps Up to 1200 Mbps
Upload speed Up to 422 Mbps Up to 210 Mbps
Wi-Fi 6 6
Bluetooth 5.1 5.0
Navigation GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, SBAS

Info

Announced October 2019 December 2019
Class Flagship Mid range
Model number - SM7250-AB
Official page Samsung Exynos 990 official site Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G official site

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