When it comes to the mobile platform, Snapdragon 855 Plus from Qualcomm is the most powerful chipset for Android smartphones. It has been introduced recently as the successor of Snapdragon 855 launched in December last year. It has an overclocked GPU and CPU compared Snapdragon 855 while other things are the same as both chipsets. Speaking of Snapdragon 855, it was introduced as the successor of Snapdragon 845 which was flagship chipset from Qualcomm in 2018. Almost every Android flagship smartphone was paired with this chipset in 2018.
Today, there are many chipsets available in mid-range which can give a competition to Snapdragon 845. Exynos 9610 from Samsung is one of them. This chipset is capable to give a competition to Snapdragon 845. If you don’t know that which one is better chipset between Exynos 9610 and Snapdragon 845, then don’t worry, this article if only for you. Here you’ll see how Exynos 9610 performs against Snapdragon 845. Let’s compare Exynos 9610 vs Snapdragon 845 chipsets.
|Features||Exynos 9610||Snapdragon 845|
|CPU||4 x Cortex-A73 (2.3GHz)|
4 x Cortex-A53 (1.7GHz)
|4x Cortex-A75 (2.8GHz)
|GPU||Mali-G72 MP3||Adreno 630|
|Display||WQXGA (2560x1600)||4K Ultra HD|
|Camera||Single - 24MP|
Dual - 16MP + 16MP
|Single - 16MP@60fps,
48MP (MFNR and
Dual - 16MP@30fps
|Modem||N/A||Snapdragon X20 LTE|
|Speed||Download - 600Mbps|
Upload - 150Mbps
|Download - 1.2Gbps
Upload - 150Mbps
Exynos 9610 vs Snapdragon 845 CPU & GPU
First of all, compare their manufacturing process, Exynos 9610 works on 10nm FinFET Process. On the other hand, Snapdragon 845 is also built using the 2nm gen 10nm manufacturing process. Here, both chipsets perform the same in terms of power consumption. No one wins in this section because of having manufacturing process.
Comparing the CPU of both chipsets, Exynos 9610 brings Octa-Core CPU based on 64-bit Architecture which includes 4 Cortex-A73 Cores running at up to 2.3GHz clock speed while other 4 Cortex-A53 Cores operating at up to 1.7GHz clock speed.
On the other side, Snapdragon 845 also features a 64-bit Octa-Core GPU which has Kryo 385 CPU. Kryo 385 CPU includes 4 ARM’s Cortex-A75 powerful cores that operate at 2.8GHz clock speed while other 4 efficiency cores are Cortex-A55 can run at 1.8GHz. Here Snapdragon 845 is ahead over Exynos 9610 having a higher frequency of power and efficiency cores.
In the GPU department, Exynos 9610 got Mali-G72 MP3 GPU while Snapdragon 845 ships with Adreno 630 GPU operating at 730MHz. This GPU is the successor of Adreno 540 GPU of Snapdragon 835 and the company claims to have a 30% boost in its graphics performance.
Here also Adreno 630 of Snapdragon 845 performs better compared to Mali-G72 MP3 of Exynos 9610. Also, Exynos 9610 supports WQXGA displays with a max resolution of up to 2560×1600 while Snapdragon 845 supports up to 4K Ultra HD displays.
Exynos 9610 vs Snapdragon 845 Camera Support
Moving on optics section, here Snapdragon 845 got Qualcomm Spectra 280 ISP which is a 14-bit dual Image Signal Processor. The Spectra 280 ISP let it support a dual camera up to 16MP at 30fps with MFNR and ZSL while single camera up to 16MP at 60fps with MFNR and ZSL. With MFNR and ZSL at 30fps, it supports up to 32MP single camera sensor, up to 48MP single camera sensor with MFNR only and without MFNR and ZSL it can support up to 192MP single camera sensor. In terms of video recording, it is capable to record videos up to 4K HDR at 60fps and 720p at 480fps.
On the other side, Exynos 9610 can support up to 24MP single camera sensor while in terms of dual camera it can support up to 16MP + 16MP dual camera sensor.
Exynos 9610 vs Snapdragon 845 AI Capabilities
In terms of AI, Snapdragon 845 has Digital Signal Processor which features Hexagon 685 DSP with Hexagon Vector Extensions. The company claims that in terms of AI, Snapdragon 845 is 3x higher than Snapdragon 835.
On the other side, Exynos 9610 also features a vision image processing unit based on a deep-learning technology. It also features a DSP (Digital Signal Processor) but its version is unspecified.
Exynos 9610 vs Snapdragon 845 Connectivity Features
In this section, Snapdragon 845 got an X20 LTE Modem. The X20 LTE Modem can capture a download speed of up to 1.2Gbps using LTE Cat.18 while Cat.13 for downloading speed up to 150Mbps. It also features options like Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, NFC, Type-C Port, USB 3.1, etc.
At the same time, Exynos 9610 is capable in providing a download speed of up to 600Mbps with the use of LTE Cat.12 3CA and an upload speed of up to 150Mbps using Cat.13 2CA. It also features other options like Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth® 5.0, FM Radio, GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, Galileo, etc.
Speaking of RAM & storage support then, Exynos 9610 supports LPDDR4x RAM up to 8GB at 1866MHz along with UFS 2.1 and eMMC 5.1 types of storage. At the same time, Snapdragon 845 supports Dual-Channel LPDDR4X RAM up to 8GB at 1866MHz along with UFS2.1 Gear3 2L and SD 3.0 (UHS-I) types of storage.