Samsung Exynos 9810 vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 specs comparison

Samsung Exynos 9810 vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 specs comparison
Samsung's all-new Exynos 9810 chipset just became official, setting its sights straight to the upcoming Galaxy S9 and S9+. Well, at least in certain regions.

With four high-performance cores clocked at up to 2.9GHz and accompanied by another quad-cluster of efficient cores that will go easy on your battery, a super-speedy Cat.18 LTE modem that enables downlink speeds of up to 1.2Gbps and 200Mbps of uplink, neural network-based deep learning, and probably most importantly, "real-time out-of-focus photography in high resolution and brighter pictures in low light with reduced noise and motion blur", the Exynos 9810 is forming to be a beastly silicon.

But how does it fare against the elephant in the room, Qualcomm's Snapdragon 845 chipset, which will be powering the US-bound version of the Galaxy S9 and S9+? That one is also packing some serious horsepower, snappy LTE speeds, and all the bell and whistles to propel the Galaxies just as good as the Exynos chip, but there's always going to be marginal disparity in performance and battery life, with Samsung's own chipset traditionally being slightly ahead.

Let's compare how these two chips measure up against one another in a neat table that should really put things into perspective. 


Sadly, the white paper for the Exynos 9810 has not been released yet, so we don't know just about everything we want to regarding the chipset, but rest assured we will update the table above with any new data that becomes clear.

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56 Comments

55. makatijules

Posts: 835; Member since: Dec 11, 2017

I didn't know the Adreno has DirectX instruction sets. That explains why it burns the Mali in graphics. With DX and Open GL, that is pure desktop performance. Would be cool to know what instruction sets are on the A series.

34. kkmkk

Posts: 699; Member since: May 06, 2013

i honestly cant care less as my country will get the Exynos version anyway + even if the Exynos is slower on paper ( it is not ) it will still perform better

53. pendragon0202

Posts: 164; Member since: Feb 23, 2015

It will be very fast. Rumor says GB4 3500+ single and 9000+ multi.

17. fyah_king unregistered

4k@120 fps? Wow!! Apple did it first!!!lol

20. kiko007

Posts: 7525; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

That phone will burn your hands the second you even TRIED to record 4k@120 fps. Android phones are awful at heat dispersion.

43. fyah_king unregistered

Take my handkerchief and wipe your eyes.

16. youssef44

Posts: 547; Member since: Apr 29, 2014

2.9GH It looks really fast. I hope it will make the phone more smoother. And make new features because of this

10. Ciro1900

Posts: 591; Member since: Dec 17, 2017

GPU Mali no thanks

7. wando77

Posts: 1172; Member since: Aug 23, 2012

So thanks to the crapdragon we will only get 4k @60fps

9. Humanoid

Posts: 1226; Member since: Dec 11, 2017

And probably no more than 10 minutes again... Like s8.

18. fyah_king unregistered

Your storage would be full in 10min @120fps.lol Can your iPhone do that 4k@ 120fps? Ahahah

24. sgodsell

Posts: 7674; Member since: Mar 16, 2013

Are you guys really that dim? The SD 845 is doing live 4k 60 fps HDR video. The Exynos and even the latest iPhone A11 cannot do that. The SD 845 is processing every video frame at 60 fps (live) and doing HDR on every frame. The only way the Exynos or iPhones (A11) can do HDR on their video is after its saved, and then software has to perform HDR on the videos or images post production. The latest SD 845 is doing it live. So that is really fast. Nice try on trying to make it seem like it's slow. All you guys did was show the world how ignorant you really are.

42. fyah_king unregistered

Why are u quoting me, though?lol

46. sachouba

Posts: 267; Member since: Jun 08, 2014

Samsung smartphones have been able to do real time HDR since the S5, without the need to capture several frames for every image. Of course the new Exynos will be able to record HDR 4K @60 FPS video... Exynos processors have been able to process 4K @120 FPS for several years now.

32. Humanoid

Posts: 1226; Member since: Dec 11, 2017

I dont have iphone... The point is, if XZ Premium can record as long there is space or battery , then why limit it to 10 min? U11, OP5 and S8 cant record even 11 min. Even S5 can do more.

12. bucknassty

Posts: 1420; Member since: Mar 24, 2017

bruh... even last years exynos had 4k @120... and everyone was in awe for apples A11.... crapdragon has been holding everyone back

28. sgodsell

Posts: 7674; Member since: Mar 16, 2013

Did you even read what the SD 845 can do? That 4k 60 fps is HDR, and that is live. No post production on the saved videos or images. The Exynos and the latest iPhone with its A11 bionic SoC cannot do 4k HDR 60 fps live video capture. That means that the SD 845 is fast enough to perform HDR on every video frame live at 60 fps. I am pretty sure if you want to have raw video that it would be faster. But why wouldn't you want live 4k HDR 60 fps. But please don't stop on my account bucknasty, you can continue to show the world how ignorant you really are.

47. sachouba

Posts: 267; Member since: Jun 08, 2014

You clearly don't know how smartphones' HDR works. It's not post-production, of course. If it were possible to apply HDR after taking pictures, it would mean that you could take a picture, and then, by processing it with an app, you would get as good a result as when you turn on HDR in the first place. That's not the case.

13. umaru-chan

Posts: 378; Member since: Apr 27, 2017

Thanks to Samsung you get 4k 60fps. Blame where its due morons. It's samsung's decision to put QC processors. Samsung decided to put limitation on their own soc not QC. They are to blame not QC. As a samsung fanboys you people are the biggest losers. LOL.

5. Settings

Posts: 2943; Member since: Jul 02, 2014

Direct X 12. I'm eager to see ARM based Windows or even the mythical Surface phone/tablet. SD845 for me, in the meantime.

54. worldpeace

Posts: 3135; Member since: Apr 15, 2016

There are already some SD835 powered win10 laptop on market since last month.

3. kobainez

Posts: 454; Member since: Apr 13, 2012

Real life performance the exynos will lose anyway vs snapdragon

6. AmashAziz

Posts: 2934; Member since: Jun 30, 2014

Not likely.

14. bucky

Posts: 3797; Member since: Sep 30, 2009

It’s actually the opposite. SD was trying to push the benchmarks but when it came to smoothness it was hands down Exynos.

22. sgodsell

Posts: 7674; Member since: Mar 16, 2013

The Snapdragon GPUs, DSP, and ISP hands down have been beating the Exynos GPUs, DSP, and ISP.

31. bucky

Posts: 3797; Member since: Sep 30, 2009

in benchmarks perhaps. Using the phones, its a night and day difference. The SD is horribly jerky.

37. sgodsell

Posts: 7674; Member since: Mar 16, 2013

Bucky clearly you don't know what you are talking about. There are many Android smartphones that use the SD 835, and a lot of them that I use are not jerky. Clearly you never used a Pixel, Xperia, OnePlus, or a lot of others that would tell you that you are a liar.

41. bucknassty

Posts: 1420; Member since: Mar 24, 2017

if you're using a samsung with SD... i think the samsung software still acts up on the SD... use another phone with same SD and you'll see that little jerkiness go away or be minimized to a rare scene

57. makatijules

Posts: 835; Member since: Dec 11, 2017

False. When I had a Note 12.2, the Snapdragon 805 model was better than the Exynos model, because the graphics were actually less jerky, but the Exynos version had better battery-life. On this site they benchmarked the 805 vs the Exynos 7. I believe the the Note 12.2 used the Exynos 5. https://wccftech.com/galaxy-note-4-snapdragon-vs-exynos/ When you look at the GPU benches, the 805 was still noticeably faster. Considering the Note 5 had a QHD display, while the Note 12.2 has a 12" display at 2560x1600. Since I tried both the Exynos Note 12.2 on ATT vs the VZW model which has the 8xx, I know for a fact the SD model has must smoother graphics, while the Exynos had better battery-life.

58. makatijules

Posts: 835; Member since: Dec 11, 2017

GSMarena shows the Note 3 vs the Note 12.2https://www.gsmarena.com/samsung_galaxy_note_pro_12_2-review-1041p6.php The Note 12.2 with the SD, was the same chipset as the Note 3, and you cna see overall all the Note 3 hardware was better, even if only slightly.

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