Samsung has made a habit of selling its flagship phones in two variants – both of which have different processors integrated within. There is of course the Snapdragon variant which happens to be sold in China, the US and South Korea – and then, there is the Exynos variant which is sold in other markets – such as Africa, Europe and Middle East. Like previously expected, the Galaxy Note 20 series too will follow the same suite.

It has been said that the Snapdragon variant for the Galaxy Note 20 series will actually be powered by the newly announced Snapdragon 865 Plus. However, the reports that had been indicating that the Exynos variant will actually come with an Exynos 992 processor are in fact false.

A recent tweet by very popular leaker in Ice Universe has revealed that the Galaxy Note 20 series will arrive with the Exynos 990 processor integrated within – which happens to power the Galaxy Note 20 series. This of course is contrary to reports that had previously suggested that the flagship series will actually employ the Exynos 992 chipset.

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This is not good news for all those who will be looking to purchase the Exynos variant of the Galaxy Note 20 series. This is because of the fact that the Exynos 990 can’t even match the performance that the Snapdragon 865 processor has to offer. Indeed there have been comparisons between the lot – and these have clearly gone on to show that the Exynos 990 lags significantly when you take into consideration GPU performance. And when you take into consideration the Snapdragon 865 Plus – one would have to imagine that there will be an even bigger gap.The Galaxy Note 20 series unpacked event nonetheless is scheduled for the 5th of next month. The Korean manufacturer Samsung will also use the opportunity to announce the Galaxy Z Fold 2, Galaxy Buds Live and also the Galaxy Z Flip 5G.


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