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Exynos 850 Vs Snapdragon 720G — Which is the best?

Let's take a look at the much anticipated Samsung's Exynos 850 and Qualcomm's Snapdragon 720 chipset respectively and see which one best suits your needs.

exynos 850 vs snapdragon 720g

Getting the best performance is a priority for every phone user, which leads us to the chip the phones are made with. Exynos 850 vs Snapdragon 720g, let's see how they fare against one another.

We'll look at the pros and cons of each chip, technical specs, and comprehensive tests in the benchmarks, like AnTuTu and Geekbench. Exynos and Snapdragon are two of the biggest players in the chipset manufacturing game, with Exynos being Samsung's in-house manufactured chip and Snapdragon being Qualcomm's own.

Let's jump right in.

Exynos 850 features.

  • Full HD+(2520×1080p pixel).
  • Power efficiency.
  • Visually compelling gaming experience.
  • Front and rear cameras up to 21.7 (16MP+5MP).
  • Video supports 1080p at 60fps.
  • 802.11ac Wi-Fi.
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • Supports FM Radio.

Snapdragon 720G Features

  • Fast LTE radio(15×LTE).
  • Wi-Fi 6 wireless radio.
  • Satellite positioning.
  • Fast performance.
  • Power efficiency.
  • Optimize gaming performance.
  • 8 core.

Read more: Exynos 1280 vs Snapdragon 778G

Samsung's Exynos 850 Vs Qualcomm's Snapdragon 720G Specification Comparison.

Exynos 850Snapdragon 720g
GeekBench score
Exynos 850
Single-core score:163
Multi-core score:956
Snapdragon 720g
Single-core score:574
Multi-core score:1709
CPU
Exynos 850
8 cores (8×2GHz Cortex A55)
Frequency @ 2000MHz
Snapdragon 720g
8 cores (2x2.3GHz-kryo 456 Gold (Dualcortex A76)
6×1.8GHz-Kryo 456 silver(cortex A55)
Frequency 2300MHz
GPU
Exynos 850
Mali-G52 MPI @820MHz
Snapdragon 720g
Adreno 618 @750MHz
Memory
Exynos 850
Memory Frequency:1866MHz
Max size:8GB
Snapdragon 720g
Memory Frequency:1866MHz
Max size:8GB
Connectivity
Exynos 850
Support 3G and 4G
Download speed: up to 300Mbps
Upload speed: up to 150Mbps
Wi-Fi 5
Bluetooth 5.0
Snapdragon 720g
Support 3G and 4G
Download speed: up to 800Mbps
Upload speed: up to 150Mbps
Wi-Fi 6
Bluetooth 5.1

My Resolution

Both chips are good, but the Exynos 850 only managed to outdo the snapdragon 720G in its higher GPU frequency which is 820MHz, but in every other area, the Snapdragon has proven to be better than the Exynos 850, it's not even funny.

  • With its 3.5× better floating-point computation
  • Significantly better AnTuTu 9 score (339k vs 145k)
  • Better optimized game processors

And a 15% higher CPU clock speed(2300 vs 2000MHz) — The Snapdragon 720G is a much preferred and well-rounded chip compared to the Exynos 850.

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