Samsung will be launching the Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy Note 10+ in the U.S. on Aug. 7. Rumors have it that depending on the market, the Note 10 duo will come in Snapdragon 855+ and Exynos 9825 chipset versions. The SD855+ is a 7nm chipset and an overclocked version of the SD855 chipset that was unveiled at the end of last year. It has a clocking speed of 2.96GHz. Ahead of the Note 10 series launch, Samsung has taken off covers from the Exynos 9825 chipset. It is the first 7nm mobile processor for mobile devices from the South Korean company.
Built with 7nm EUV (Extreme Ultraviolet Lithography technology) processor, the Exynos 9825 has arrived as the successor of the 8nm Exynos 9820 chipset that powered the Galaxy S10, Galaxy S10+ and Galaxy S10e phones that were announced earlier this year. The chipset includes a pair of custom CPUs, a pair of Cortex A75 CPUs and four Cortex A55 processor. For graphics, it is equipped with ARM Mali-G76 M12 that is also available inside the Exynos 9820 chipset. The chipset supports 8K resolution video recording at 30fps or 4K UHD resolution video shooting at 150fps.
The Exynos 9825 chipset has an integrated NPU unit for AI-assisted photography. It features support for UFS 3.0 and UFS 2.1 storage and it also equipped with LPDRR4x RAM. The chipset is integrated with 4G LTE modem. For 5G connectivity, the chipset can be paired Exynos Modem 5100. It supports up to 22-megapixel front-facing camera and a pair of 16-megapixel cameras on the rear. A single rear camera of up to 22-megapixel can be also used on Exynos 9825 chipset powered phones. Lastly, phones featuring the chipset can support 4K UHD resolution of 4096 x 2160 pixels and WQUXGA resolution of 3840 x 2400 pixels.