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Galaxy Note 10 phones confirmed to feature a brand new SoC as pricing details leak

Renders of the Galaxy Note 10. (Source: Onleaks)
Renders of the Galaxy Note 10. (Source: Onleaks)
Samsung has confirmed that it will release a new SoC on August 7, alongside the Galaxy Note 10 phones. That SoC is expected to be the Exynos 9825 and will power the upcoming flagships. New information also claims that the regular Note 10 could be cheaper than the S10+.

Samsung is set to launch the Note 10 and Note 10+ on August 7, in three days. There have always been rumors that the phones would be powered by a new Exynos SoC, the Exynos 9825, and there's now semi-official confirmation.

Samsung, on Twitter, teased the unveiling of a new chipset on the same day the Note 10 phones will be launched. "Power evolved. August 7, 2019," the tweet reads. That alludes to the fact that the SoC will offer increased performance over its predecessor.

The Exynos 9825 has been benchmarked favorably against the Exynos 9820, showing around an 8% rise in multi-core performance, albeit with an almost negligible bump in single-core performance. We expect most of the improvements to be in the efficiency, image processing, and graphical processing departments. Word on the grapevine claims all but the Verizon Note 10 models will be powered by the new SoC, but we'll have to wait for the launch event for confirmation.

Meanwhile, pricing details of the Note 10 phones have surfaced. According to popular leakster Ishan Agarwal, the regular Note 10 will carry an MSRP of €949. The Note 10+ will have a base price tag of €1,099. Both devices start out with 256 GB of storage. The 512 GB Note 10+ will cost €1,199. 

Those numbers are mostly consistent with what we've heard before, albeit with a minute €50 differential. We expect those numbers to convert into USD directly. This pricing would also mean that the Note 10 starts at less than the S10+. That makes sense, of course, considering the S10+ already looks like a better device by most metrics.

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Ricci Rox, 2019-08- 4 (Update: 2019-08- 4)
Ricci Rox
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I'm a freelance copywriter who lives and dies for tech. Android, ​especially. The smartphone market is one going through an impressive growth spurt, so I crawl the Internet with keen interest in a technological ecosystem that doesn't seem to be slowing down anytime soon.