In recent times, Samsung’s Galaxy S flagship and its Galaxy Note device launched in the same year have used the same in-house designed Exynos chipset, but that’s set to change this time around. For the Galaxy Note10, Samsung has been working on an improved version of the Exynos 9820 that was featured in the Galaxy S10 family. The Note10 has already been caught in a benchmark results database sporting an Exynos 9825, but so far the company’s chip-making division has stayed mum on any such products being in the pipeline.
Until today. Here’s a teaser video from the official Samsung Exynos Twitter account, saying a new, “evolved”, “next-level” “intelligent processor” is landing on August 7. It’s definitely not a coincidence that the Galaxy Note10 and Note10+ are set to be unveiled on the same day. So without actually sharing any details about this mysterious product whatsoever, the Samsung Exynos Twitter account has basically told us that the rumors were right all along.
Hopefully the new and improved Exynos 9825 reduces the delta in some areas, like camera image processing, general performance, and battery life, compared to the Snapdragon 855. In the S10 family, differences in those regards between the models powered by the Exynos 9820 and those sporting the Snapdragon 855 were quite pronounced. If past mumblings are to be believed, the 9825 is made on a 7nm process, as opposed to the 9820 which used 8nm, which in itself should allow for some marginal battery life gains even if all else stays the same.
There aren’t any other details out about the Exynos 9825 at this point, though, so we’ll have to either wait for more things to leak or for August 7 to arrive in order to find out more.