Samsung: There is no difference in performance between Exynos 990 and Snapdragon 865

Tram Ho

Samsung is one of the few smartphone manufacturers to develop chipsets to equip on their phones. Besides, this is also the only company selling high-end smartphones with two variants using two different types of processors – home-made Exynos and Qualcomm’s Snapdragon. However, so far, between these two models there is always a big difference in performance.

Samsung: Không có sự khác biệt về hiệu năng giữa Exynos 990 và Snapdragon 865 - Ảnh 1.

Up to now, the Galaxy S20 series has been launched for nearly 2 months. During the past time, there have been many comments that the Exynos 990 is quite a lot behind the Snapdragon 865. However, in a statement to SamMobile , Samsung said that the version running Exynos 990 and Snapdragon 865 chips. Galaxy S20 has similar performance.

Specifically, Samsung says both Exynos and Snapdragon chipsets adhere to the same rigorous testing standards and processes, so they can provide consistent and optimal performance throughout the life of a smartphone. .

This also means that with Samsung, the Exynos 990 and Snapdragon 865 versions of the Galaxy S20 do not have too much difference in performance. At the same time, they can all give users the same good experience throughout the life cycle.


Samsung has been manufacturing Exynos chips for more than 10 years, but most of them have worse performance than their competitor from Qualcomm. Things got even more complicated when the company decided to sell high-end smartphones with two chipset variants depending on the distribution market, even though they were priced similarly.

Besides, despite the higher price compared to the previous generation, however, the Galaxy S20 version running Snapdragon 865 chip is still only sold in the US, China and South Korea. Meanwhile, users in other markets can only buy the version using Exynos 990 chip, which is said to be “inferior” than Qualcomm’s Snapdragon chip version.

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Source : Genk