Samsung Galaxy Note 20 series is tipped to pack an improved version of the Exynos 990 SoC than the one seen on the Galaxy S20. This will have better optimisation than its Snapdragon counterpart, which means it may be better optimised than the Snapdragon 865+. The tipster says that ‘it’s like an Exynos 990+ SoC’ but only just that the branding continues to be as Exynos 990.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra with Exynos 990 has been spotted on Geekbench and has reportedly underperformed against its Snapdragon counterpart. The phone with model number SM-N986B scored 928 in the single-core and 2,721 in the multi-core tests.