Exynos 1280 vs Snapdragon 720G

We compared two 8-core processors: the Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G (Adreno 618) and the Samsung Exynos 1280 (with Mali-G68 MP4 graphics). The advantages and disadvantages of every chip, technical details, and thorough tests in benchmarks like AnTuTu and Geekbench are all available here.

Key Features :

Pros of Samsung Exynos 1280

  • Has a smaller size transistor (5 versus 8 nm)
  • Announced 2-years and 2-months later
  • Higher GPU frequency (~33%)
  • Performs 27% better in floating-point computations
  • Shows better (up to 19%) AnTuTu 10 score – 468K vs 392K
  • Supports 14% higher memory bandwidth (17 against 14.9 GB/s)

Exynos 1280 vs Snapdragon 720G : Samsung Exynos 1280 is better than Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G by 65.73%. It has 8 cores at 2.4 GHz and an Mali G68 MP GPU versus 8 cores at 2.3 GHz with Adreno 618. In the Antutu Benchmark test, Samsung Exynos 1280 results were faster than Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G by 76.99%, scoring 468077 points vs 392437 marks. In the 3DMark test, it scored 1827 points against 783 , which is 133.33% higher.

Exynos 1280 vs Snapdragon 720G AnTuTu Score

AnTuTu 10

The AnTuTu Benchmark measures CPU, GPU, RAM, and I/O performance

Exynos 1280Snapdragon 720G
Total score468077392437

GeekBench 6

The GeekBench test shows raw single-threaded and multithreaded CPU performance

Exynos 12808591917
Snapdragon 720G7541780
Asset compression97.2 MB/sec92.6 MB/sec
HTML 5 Browser50.8 pages/sec45.7 pages/sec
PDF Renderer70.9 Mpixels/sec63.4 Mpixels/sec
Image detection36 images/sec35.5 images/sec
HDR70.2 Mpixels/sec56.7 Mpixels/sec
Background blur5.92 images/sec5.25 images/sec
Photo processing18.1 images/sec17.1 images/sec
Ray tracing3.04 Mpixels/sec2.54 Mpixels/sec


A cross-platform benchmark that assesses graphics performance

Graphics test13 FPS6 FPS


Table of average FPS and graphics settings in mobile games

PUBG Mobile43 FPS
Call of Duty: Mobile40 FPS
Fortnite28 FPS
World of Tanks Blitz51 FPS
Genshin Impact34 FPS
Mobile Legends: Bang Bang30 FPS
DeviceRealme 7 Pro
1080 x 2400


Full list of technical specifications of Exynos 1280 and Snapdragon 720G


Architecture2x 2.4 GHz – Cortex-A78
6x 2 GHz – Cortex-A55
2x 2.3 GHz – Kryo 465 Gold (Cortex-A76)
6x 1.8 GHz – Kryo 465 Silver (Cortex-A55)
Frequency2400 MHz2300 MHz
Instruction setARMv8.2-AARMv8.2-A
Process5 nanometers8 nanometers


GPU nameMali-G68 MP4Adreno 618
ArchitectureValhall 2nd genAdreno 600
GPU frequency1000 MHz750 MHz
Execution units42
Shading units128
Total shaders256
FLOPS487 Gigaflops384 Gigaflops
Vulkan version1.31.1
OpenCL version2.02.0
DirectX version12.1


Memory frequency2133 MHz1866 MHz
Bus4x 16 Bit2x 16 Bit
Max bandwidth17 Gbit/s14.9 Gbit/s
Max size8 GB8 GB

Multimedia (ISP)

Neural processor (NPU)YesQualcomm Hexagon 692
Storage typeUFS 2.2UFS 2.1
Max display resolution2960 x 14402520 x 1080
Max camera resolution1x 108MP1x 192MP, 2x 22MP
Video capture4K at 30FPS4K at 30FPS, 1K at 60FPS
Video playback4K at 30FPS4K at 30FPS, 1080p at 60FPS
Video codecsH.264, H.265, VP8, VP9H.264, H.265, VP8, VP9
Audio codecsAAC, AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV384 kHz/32 bit


4G supportLTE Cat. 18LTE Cat. 15
5G supportYesNo
Download speedUp to 2550 MbpsUp to 800 Mbps
Upload speedUp to 1840 MbpsUp to 150 Mbps
NavigationGPS, GLONASS, Beidou, GalileoGPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, SBAS, NAVIC


AnnouncedMarch 2022January 2020
ClassMid rangeMid range
Model numberS5E8825SM7125
Official pageSamsung Exynos 1280 official siteQualcomm Snapdragon 720G official site

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