Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 vs Samsung Exynos 8895: specifications

Comparison of technical characteristics between computer processors, with the Samsung Exynos 8895 on one hand, and the Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 on the other hand. The first has a total of 8 cores, 8 threads, a maximum frequency of 2.3 GHz. The second has 4 cores, 4 threads, its turbo frequency reaches 2.3 GHz. The following table also allows us to compare the lithography, the number of transistors (if indicated), the amount of cache memory, the maximum RAM memory capacity, the type of memory accepted, the launch date, the maximum number of PCIe lines , the values obtained in Geekbench 4 and Cinebench R15, as well as the price.


Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 Samsung Exynos 8895
Family Snapdragon Exynos
Release date Q3 2016 Q1 2017
Lithography 14 nm FinFET LPP 10 nm LPE
Transistors NA NA
Cores 4 8
Threads 4 8
Base frequency 2.2 GHz 1.6 GHz
Turbo frequency 2.3 GHz 2.3 GHz
Details 2x Kryo @2.34 GHz
2x Kryo @2.18 GHz
4x Mongoose @2.31 GHz
4x Cortex-A53 @1.59 GHz
Cache 1.5 MB 2 MB
Max memory size 6 GB 6 GB
Memory types LPDDR4 LPDDR4X
AnTuTu 161,308 198,800
Geekbench 4 single-core 1,720 1,892
Geekbench 4 multi-core 3,946 6,205
Price NA NA
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We can better compare what are the technical differences between the two processors. The processor Samsung Exynos 8895 has a larger number of cores, that the maximum frequency of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 is superior, that their respective TDPs are of the same order identical. The Samsung Exynos 8895 was launched more recently.

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