Exynos 9825 vs Snapdragon 855 plus Details and Comparison

Today we are going to compare Samsung Exynos 9825 with Snapdragon 855+ and see some details what features they offer, which processor is more powerful in what prospect, and list of smartphones powered by these two processors.


Samsung Exynos 9825

CPU Details

The Exynos 9825’s octa-core CPU packs a lot of horsepower into a small package. Featuring tri-cluster architecture that consists of two 4th generation custom CPUs – two Cortex-A75 cores for optimal performance, and four Cortex-A55 cores for greater efficiency – the Exynos 9825 allows you to get more done no matter what you do. Thanks to the enhanced clock speed of the two Cortex-A75 cores and the 7nm EUV technology, the Exynos 9825 is both lightning-fast and power efficient. EUV, or extreme ultraviolet lithography, allows Samsung to leverage extreme ultraviolet wavelengths to print finer circuits and develop a faster and more power-efficient processor.

Integrated NPU

The Exynos 9825 features an integrated Neural Processing Unit (NPU) designed for the next generation of mobile experiences from AI-powered photography to augmented reality. With fast, efficient AI processing, the NPU brings new possibilities for on-device AI from object recognition for optimized photos, to a suite of performance-enhancing intelligence features such as usage pattern recognition and faster app pre-loading.

GPU Details

Whether you’re raiding dungeons, battling zombies, or conquering puzzles, the Exynos 9825 is built for the future of mobile gaming. Equipped with the Mali™-G76 MP12 GPU that runs at faster clock speeds, compared to previous generations, the Exynos 9825 delivers powerful graphics performance for immersive gaming.* Combined with improved CPU performance that enables faster load times.


Qualcomm Snapdragon 855+

CPU Details

Snapdragon 855+ boasts 15{4c8208f40a3bfb7c707da805487d02877323e3f237411057a481ffa403c1a164} faster graphics rendering and an uplift in CPU performance over the standard Snapdragon 855. It consists of a single core clocked at 2.96 GHz, three performance cores clocked at 2.4 GHz, and four energy-efficient cores clocked at 1.8 GHz.

Ultra-responsive gaming with AI

Utilizing all cores, Snapdragon 855+ packs 3 times the power of the Snapdragon 845. With sophisticated capabilities and ultra-responsive intelligence, you’ll get faster, smoother gameplay while managing your device’s power more efficiently.

GPU Details

It is equipped with Adreno 640 GPU which gives you an exclusive, competitive edge with a suite of hardware and software features that are optimized for gaming.




Samsung Exynos 9825

Lightning-fast mobile connectivity comes standard on the Exynos 9825. Featuring an integrated 4G LTE-Advanced Pro modem and 8x Carrier Aggregation, it offers up to 2Gbps download speeds and more reliable connectivity.* The Exynos 9825 is also ready for the 5G era when paired with the Exynos Modem 5100, which features support for 5G NR, giving you the next-generation connectivity.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 855+

5G mmWave and sub-6 GHz mobile solution. Qualcomm® Wi-Fi 6-ready and Qualcomm® 60 GHz Wi-Fi mobile platforms provide Wi-Fi connectivity for the 5G-era, boosting performance in traditional 2.4 and 5 GHz Wi-Fi bands, as well as harnessing the potential of the 60 GHz mmWave band for double-digit wireless speed and wire-equivalent latency.


Camera (Photography and Videos)

Samsung Exynos 9825

Advanced image processing and AI come together in the Exynos 9825 to deliver unparalleled image processing capabilities for mobile devices. The Exynos 9825’s NPU can detect and identify a wide range of objects and scenes which the image signal processor (ISP) retouches so you get the perfect white balance, focus, exposure, saturation, and colors every time. Thanks to supporting for a multi-camera setup, photographers will find everything they need right at their fingertips from telephoto, wide-angle, and ultra-wide lenses, to a 3D depth sensor that enables bokeh.

Enjoy the world in extraordinary detail. The Exynos 9825’s multi-format codec (MFC) supports up to 8K Ultra HD* video encoding and decoding with diverse codecs including 10-bit HEVC (H.265) that can generate 1,024 different tones for each primary color. With a display subsystem that supports up to 4K UHD display and HDR10+, you can watch the multimedia contents in stunning, true-to-life detail.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 855+

HDR10+ mobile video capture and playback for imagery with even more contrast and detail. 4K HDR Video Capture with Portrait Mode (Bokeh) so you can film cinema-grade videos. 4K HDR Video Capture and Playback – 10 bit-color depth and Rec. 2020 color gamut can capture over 1 billion shades of color. Multi-frame Noise Reduction (MFNR) software delivers sharp and color photos even in low light. Computer Vision ISP (CV-ISP) delivers real-time object recognition, segmentation, and replacement to allow users to isolate and swap out backgrounds and objects– in real-time.

Record at an astonishing 480 frames per second, with the ability to shoot unlimited HD slow-motion footage – and even apply it to multiple parts of your video. Their advanced hardware decoder offers a cinema experience that works faster at lower power to support the ultimate cinema experience, deliver up to 7x power savings compared against Snapdragon 845. Be the first to stream and playback next-gen HDR content (HDR10+, Dolby Vision) on your mobile device.



Samsung Exynos 9825

The Exynos 9825 gives you peace of mind by using a physically unclonable function (PUF) to store and manage your personal data in perfect isolation. While PUF provides a unique key, secure key manager supports other security protocols, such as key generation, storage, and derivation.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 855+

Qualcomm 3D Face Recognition is a highly detailed and sophisticated identification solution. It uses a 3-camera system to capture a 3-dimensional image of your face. Compared to the 2-dimensional face scans currently in the industry, this method of identification is designed to support superior performance and higher accuracy.

Qualcomm 3D Sonic Sensor fingerprint technology uses sound to scan the pores of your finger, resulting in a deeply accurate, 3-dimensional read. Over time, your device will learn the unique patterns of your fingerprint for improved speed, accuracy, and identification.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 855+ powered Smartphones

Asus RogPhone 2 will be powered by Snapdragon 855+ which will be launched in September 2019.


FeatureExynos 9825Snapdragon 855 plus
CPUDual-core (Custom CPU) +
Dual-core (Cortex-A75) +
Quad-core (Cortex-A55)
CPU Clock Speed: Up to 2.96 GHz

CPU Cores: Qualcomm® Kryo™ 485 CPU, Octa-core CPU

CPU Architecture: 64-bit
GPUARM Mali-G76 MP12GPU Name: Qualcomm® Adreno™ 640 GPU

Video Playback: Volumetric VR video playback, 8K 360 VR video playback

API Support: OpenCL™ 2.0 FP, OpenGL® ES 3.2, Vulkan® 1.1, DX12
Process Technology7nm EUV7nm
DisplayWQUXGA (3840x2400),
4K UHD (4096x2160)
Max On-Device Display: 4K Ultra HD

Max External Display: 4K Ultra HD


Color Depth: Up to 10-bit

Color Gamut: Rec2020
CameraRear 22MP, Front 22MP,
Dual-camera 16MP+16MP
Image Signal Processor: Qualcomm Spectra™ 380 image signal processor, Hardware accelerator for computer vision (CV-ISP), Dual 14-bit CV-ISPs

Dual Camera, MFNR, ZSL, 30fps: Up to 22 MP
Single Camera, MFNR, ZSL, 30fps: Up to 48 MP
Single Camera: Up to 192 MP

Camera Features: HEIF photo capture

Slow Motion Video Capture: 720p @ 480 FPS

Video Capture Formats: HDR10, HLG, HEVC

Video Capture Features: Rec. 2020 color gamut video capture, Up to 10-bit color depth video capture
Video8K 30fps or 4K UHD 150fps
encoding and decoding with
10-bit HEVC(H.265), H.264, VP9
Codec Support: H.265 (HEVC), HDR10+, HLG, HDR10, H.264 (AVC), VP8, VP9
LTE ModemLTE-Advanced Pro Cat.20 8CA
2Gbps (DownLink) / Cat.20 3CA
316Mbps (UpLink)
odem Name: Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X24 LTE modem

Multi SIM: Dual SIM Dual VoLTE (DSDV)

Next-generation Calling Services: VoLTE with SRVCC to 3G and 2G, HD and Ultra HD Voice (EVS), CSFB to 3G and 2G

Downlink LTE Streams: Maximum 20 spatial streams

Downlink Carrier Aggregation: 7x20 MHz carrier aggregation

Downlink LTE MIMO: Up to 4x4 MIMO on five carriers

Downlink QAM: Up to 256-QAM

Uplink Technology: Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ Upload+, Uplink Data Compression (UDC)

Uplink Carrier Aggregation: 3x20 MHz carrier aggregation

Uplink LTE Streams: Up to 2x 106Mbps LTE streams

Uplink QAM: Up to 256-QAM
MemoryLPDDR4xMemory speed: 2133MHz

Memory Type: 4x16bit, LPDDR4x


Source of Data: Qualcomm

Source of Data: Samsung

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