Samsung and LG both have announced new Smartphones. LG G5 features Snapdragon 820 CPU combined with Adreno 530 GPU, and Samsung Galaxy S7 also features the same CPU and GPU, but it has been launched in one more variant with Exynos 8890 CPU plus Mali T880MP12 GPU. And we already know iPhone 6s or 6s Plus features Apple A9 CPU and PowerVR GT7600 GPU. So which one is the best in terms of CPU and GPU performance?

Anandtech has performed a couple of benchmark test that includes GFXBench test for GPU Benchmark, Google Octane V2 and Kraken 1.1 test for Javascript and browser performance.

Snapdragon 820 vs Exynos 8890 vs Apple A9

GPU Benchmark (GFXBench)

According to GFXBench T-Rex Score report, Snapdragon 820 holds the first position, Exynos 8890 holds second, and Apple A9 managed to get the third position

GFXBench T-Rex Apple A9 vs Exynos 8890 vs Snapdragon 820

In GFXBench Manhattan Benchmark, Snapdragon 820 didn’t lose its first position, but Apple A9 pushed Exynos 8890 behind.

GFXBench Manhattan Apple A9 vs Exynos 8890 vs Snapdragon 820

JavaScript and Browser Performance (Google Octane V2 and Kraken 1.1)

Apple A9 turned out to be a leader as far as browser and javascript performance is concerned

Kraken Apple A9 vs Snapdragon 820 vs Exynos 8890 Google Octane Apple A9 vs Exynos 8890 vs Snapdragon 820

CPU Benchmark (GeekBench 3)

In terms of CPU Performance, Apple A9 leads as far as single-core performance is concerned, but in multi-core Exynos 8890 scores the highest as it has 8 cores compared to 4-core in Snapdragon 820 and 2-core in Apple A9.


Apple A9 (iPhone 6s) : 2576

Snapdragon 820 (LG G5) : 2248

Exynos 8890 (Galaxy S7) : 2114


Exynos 8890 : 6389

Snapdragon 820 : 5061

Apple A9 : 4478

Here are the screenshots if you want to see. Click to enlarge

CPU Benchmark (Antutu)

Antutu has recently changed its algorithm to measure the device performance. Any device with better single-core performance scores better on Antutu as it shows the overall score.

Snapdragon 820 : 133054

Apple A9 : 132692

Exynos 8890 : 127712

Here are Screenshots, click to enlarge

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