Samsung has officially responded today that its Exynos 990 processor is as good as the Snapdragon 865. The company says that the Galaxy S20 series in both processors deliver the same performance level in all real-life scenarios.
Samsung is the only company in the smartphone industry that proposes its flagship devices in two processors. The company has a strong R&D and production capabilities for mobile phone processors, but its own Exynos 990 SoC used on the Galaxy S20 is not rated as good as Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 according to benchmark results, tests of users and even reviewers.
Regarding this situation, Samsung has contacted the colleagues from Sammobile website. They said that the Exynos990 and the Snapdragon 865 processors have similar performance.
Samsung: there is no performance difference between Exynos 990 and Snapdragon 865
Samsung said that both Exynos and Snapdragon processors follow the same demanding standards and test scenarios, and can provide consistent and optimal performance throughout the smartphone lifecycle.
The Galaxy S20 is a smartphone that’s been reimagined to change the way you experience the world. And depending on the region, the Galaxy S20 will either ship with the Exynos 990 or the Snapdragon 865. Both the Exynos and Snapdragon processors go through the same strict and rigorous. In addition to real-life testing scenarios in order to deliver a consistent and optimal performance. And this is over the entire lifecycle of the smartphone.
From the official statement, Samsung firmly believes that the Exynos 990 processor and the Snapdragon 865 processor are the same in terms of performance. It does not think that the two processors are essentially different.
It is worth mentioning that recently, thanks to this video, we have been able to see an intense comparison in gaming between the Samsung Galaxy S10+ Snapdragon 855 version and the Samsung Galaxy S20+ Exynos 990 version. The Exynos 990 should be in principle more powerful than the Snapdragon 855. Both phones are running at 60 Hz and FullHD+ resolution. But the old Snapdragon 855 has revealed that it has a much higher performance than the latest processor of the Exynos family.
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