Samsung Exynos 8895 vs Apple A9: Specs

Comparison of technical characteristics between computer processors, with the Apple A9 on one hand, and the Samsung Exynos 8895 on the other hand. The first has a total of 2 cores, 2 threads, a maximum frequency of 1.9 GHz. The second has 8 cores, 8 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 Samsung Exynos 8895 Apple A9
Family Exynos Ax
Product code(s) Exynos 9 Octa 8895 APL0898, APL1022
Release date Q1 2017 Q3 2015
Lithography 10 nm LPE 14 nm FinFET
Transistors 2,000,000,000
Cores 8 2
Threads 8 2
Base frequency 1.6 GHz 1.9 GHz
Turbo frequency 2.3 GHz 1.9 GHz
Details 4x Mongoose @2.31 GHz
4x Cortex-A53 @1.59 GHz
2x Twister @1.85 GHz
Cache 2 MB 4 MB
Max memory size 6 GB 2 GB
Memory types LPDDR4X LPDDR4
AnTuTu 198,800 133,600
Geekbench 4 single-core 1,892 1,938
Geekbench 4 multi-core 6,205 3,370
Rating 4 / 5 3.5 / 5
Number of reviews 817 2,890
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We can better compare what are the technical differences between the two processors. The processor Samsung Exynos 8895 has more cores, that the maximum frequency of the Samsung Exynos 8895 is superior, that their respective TDPs are of the same order identical. The Samsung Exynos 8895 has been launched after.

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