Samsung Exynos 7870 vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 427

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CPU comparison with benchmarks


Samsung Exynos 7870 CPU1 vs CPU2 Qualcomm Snapdragon 427
Samsung Exynos 7870 Qualcomm Snapdragon 427
Samsung Exynos Family Qualcomm Snapdragon
Samsung Exynos 7570/7870/7880 CPU group Qualcomm Snapdragon 425/427
1 Generation 3
Cortex-A53 Architecture Cortex-A53
Mobile Segment Mobile
-- Predecessor --
-- Successor --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

In addition to the number of CPU cores and threads, you can see here whether the Samsung Exynos 7870 or Qualcomm Snapdragon 427 can be overclocked. You will also find the clock frequencies of the processor (single-core and multi-core) here. The number of CPU cores greatly affects the speed of the processor.

8 Cores 4
8 Threads 4
normal Core architecture normal
No Hyperthreading No
No Overclocking ? No
1.60 GHz Frequency 1.40 GHz
-- Turbo Frequency (1 Core) --
1.60 GHz Turbo Frequency (All Cores) 1.40 GHz

Internal Graphics

The Samsung Exynos 7870 or Qualcomm Snapdragon 427 has integrated graphics, called iGPU for short. The iGPU uses the system's main memory as graphics memory and sits on the processor's die. A processor with integrated graphics is also called APU (Accelerated Processing Unit).

ARM Mali-T830 MP1 GPU Qualcomm Adreno 308
0.60 GHz GPU frequency 0.50 GHz
0.60 GHz GPU (Turbo) 0.50 GHz
Midgard 4 GPU Generation 3
28nm Technology 28 nm
2 Max. displays 0
1 Execution units
16 Shader 24
Max. GPU Memory
11 DirectX Version 11

Hardware codec support

A photo or video codec that is accelerated in hardware can greatly accelerate the working speed of a processor and extend the battery life of notebooks or smartphones when playing videos.

Decode / Encode Codec h265 / HEVC (8 bit) Decode
Decode Codec h265 / HEVC (10 bit) No
Decode / Encode Codec h264 Decode / Encode
No Codec VP9 No
Decode / Encode Codec VP8 No
No Codec AV1 No
No Codec AVC No
No Codec VC-1 Decode
Decode / Encode Codec JPEG Decode / Encode

Memory & PCIe

The memory type as well as the amount of memory can greatly affect the speed of the processor. The memory bandwidth depends on several factors and is given in gigabytes per second.

LPDDR3-933 Memory LPDDR3-667
Max. Memory
0 Memory channels 1
-- Bandwidth --
No ECC No
2.00 MB L2 Cache
L3 Cache
PCIe version
PCIe lanes

Thermal Management

The Thermal Design Power (TDP for short) specifies the necessary cooling solution to cool the processor sufficiently. The TDP usually only gives a rough idea of the real consumption of a CPU.

-- TDP (PL1) --
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up --
-- TDP down --
-- Tjunction max. --

Technical details

Here you will find information on the size of the level 2 and level 3 cache of the Samsung Exynos 7870 or Qualcomm Snapdragon 427 as well as a list of the processors ISA extensions. We have documented the architecture and the manufacturing technology for you as well as the release date.

14 nm Technology 28 nm
Unknown Chip design Chiplet
ARMv8-A64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) ARMv8-A64 (64 bit)
ISA extensions
N/A Socket N/A
None Virtualization None
No AES-NI No
Android Operating systems Android
Q1/2016 Release date Q1/2017
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Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Samsung Exynos 7870 Samsung Exynos 7870
8C 8T @ 1.60 GHz
115 (99%)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 427 Qualcomm Snapdragon 427
4C 4T @ 1.40 GHz
116 (100%)
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Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Samsung Exynos 7870 Samsung Exynos 7870
8C 8T @ 1.60 GHz
444 (100%)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 427 Qualcomm Snapdragon 427
4C 4T @ 1.40 GHz
376 (85%)
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iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS)

The theoretical computing performance of the internal graphics unit of the processor with simple accuracy (32 bit) in GFLOPS. GFLOPS indicates how many billion floating point operations the iGPU can perform per second.

Samsung Exynos 7870 Samsung Exynos 7870
ARM Mali-T830 MP1 @ 0.60 GHz
20 (85%)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 427 Qualcomm Snapdragon 427
Qualcomm Adreno 308 @ 0.50 GHz
24 (100%)
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Devices using this processor

Samsung Exynos 7870 Qualcomm Snapdragon 427
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