SD 865 vs Exynos 2100

We compared two 8-core processors: SD 865 vs Exynos 2100. Here you will find the pros and cons of each chip, technical specs, and comprehensive tests in benchmarks, like AnTuTu and Geekbench.

SD 865 vs Exynos 2100 Key Differences

Main differences and advantages of each chip

Pros of Samsung Exynos 2100

  • Higher GPU frequency (~45%)
  • Has a smaller size transistor (5 versus 7 nm)
  • Performs 27% better in floating-point computations
  • Announced 1-year later
  • Supports 16% higher memory bandwidth (51.2 against 44 GB/s)
  • Shows better (up to 16%) AnTuTu 10 score – 862K vs 741K
  • Better instruction set architecture.
SD 865 vs Exynos 2100

Exynos 2100 vs Snapdragon 865 AnTuTu & Benchmarks

AnTuTu 10

The AnTuTu Benchmark measures CPU, GPU, RAM, and I/O performance in different scenarios.

Total score862010741784

GeekBench 6

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

NameExynos 2100Snapdragon 865
Asset compression157.4 MB/sec150.9 MB/sec
HTML 5 Browser75.1 pages/sec84.1 pages/sec
PDF Renderer105.8 Mpixels/sec109.4 Mpixels/sec
Image detection70.4 images/sec74.7 images/sec
HDR112.2 Mpixels/sec102.4 Mpixels/sec
Background blur12.7 images/sec10.4 images/sec
Photo processing21.1 images/sec32.6 images/sec
Ray tracing4.42 Mpixels/sec4.19 Mpixels/sec


Table of average FPS and graphics settings in mobile games

PUBG Mobile60 FPS
Call of Duty: Mobile61 FPS
Fortnite30 FPS
World of Tanks Blitz60 FPS
Genshin Impact60 FPS
Mobile Legends: Bang Bang59 FPS
DeviceXiaomi Mi 10 Pro
1080 x 2340


Full list of technical specifications of Exynos 2100 and Snapdragon 865


Architecture1x 2.91 GHz – Cortex-X1
3x 2.81 GHz – Cortex-A78
4x 2.2 GHz – Cortex-A55
1x 2.84 GHz – Kryo 585 Prime (Cortex-A77)
3x 2.42 GHz – Kryo 585 Gold (Cortex-A77)
4x 1.8 GHz – Kryo 585 Silver (Cortex-A55)
Frequency2900 MHz2840 MHz
Instruction setARMv8.4-AARMv8.2-A
L1 cache512 KB
L2 cache1 MB
L3 cache4 MB
Process5 nanometers7 nanometers
Transistor count10.3 billion


GPU nameMali-G78 MP14Adreno 650
ArchitectureValhall 2nd genAdreno 600
GPU frequency854 MHz587 MHz
Execution units142
Shading units64512
Total shaders8961024
FLOPS1530.4 Gigaflops1202.1 Gigaflops
Vulkan version1.31.1
OpenCL version2.02.0
DirectX version12.1


Memory typeLPDDR5LPDDR5
Memory frequency3200 MHz2750 MHz
Bus4x 16 Bit4x 16 Bit
Max bandwidth51.2 Gbit/s44 Gbit/s
Max size24 GB16 GB

Multimedia (ISP)

Neural processor (NPU)YesHexagon 698
Storage typeUFS 3.1UFS 3.0, UFS 3.1
Max display resolution3840 x 21603840 x 2160
Max camera resolution1x 200MP, 2x 32MP1x 200MP, 2x 25MP
Video capture8K at 30FPS, 4K at 120FPS8K at 30FPS, 4K at 60FPS
Video playback8K at 60FPS8K at 30FPS, 4K at 60FPS
Video codecsH.264, H.265, AV1, VP9H.264, H.265, VP8, VP9
Audio codecsAAC, AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAVAAC, AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV


ModemExynos 5300X55
4G supportLTE Cat. 24LTE Cat. 22
5G supportYesYes
Download speedUp to 7350 MbpsUp to 7500 Mbps
Upload speedUp to 3670 MbpsUp to 3000 Mbps
NavigationGPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, NAVICGPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, SBAS, NAVIC


AnnouncedDecember 2020December 2019
Model numberS5E9840SM8250-AB
Official pageSamsung Exynos 2100 official siteQualcomm Snapdragon 865 official site


We compared the performance of processors and found out that Samsung Exynos 2100 is better than Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 by 4.56%. It has 8 cores at 2.91 GHz and an Mali-G78 MC GPU versus 8 cores at 2.84 GHz with Adreno 650. In the 3DMark test, it scored 5543 points against 4378 , which is 26.61% higher.

It has a lower TDP of 9W (10W for its competitor), which means that devices based on this chip will heat up less during games and other complex tasks. The speed of the built-in modem in Samsung Exynos 2100 is better, 422 Mbps vs 316 Mbps so you’ll get faster Internet service.

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