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Samsung Galaxy S Plus packs beefier hardware inside the shell of the original model

0. phoneArena 11 Aug 2011, 09:25 posted on

Interestingly enough, it appears that the original model is getting a slight refresh in the form of the Samsung Galaxy S Plus – and boy does that plus mean more! Specifically, it retains the shell and design of the original...

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posted on 11 Aug 2011, 09:34

1. corymcnutt (Posts: 13; Member since: 01 Oct 2009)


Still no dual core or LTE?

posted on 11 Aug 2011, 09:51 1

2. Man2006 (unregistered)


I was love the Galaxy S and was planning on picking one up but not having a camera flash just makes me lose interest and look for other phones.

posted on 11 Aug 2011, 22:50

6. yo (unregistered)


I have a Samsung Galaxy S w/ camera flash.
I guess u are on at&t or tmobile?

posted on 11 Aug 2011, 12:05 3

3. RORYREVOLUTION (Posts: 2942; Member since: 12 Jan 2010)


This is the original galaxy s of course its not going to have dual core.

posted on 11 Aug 2011, 16:45

4. luis_lopez_351 (Posts: 951; Member since: 18 Nov 2010)


1.4GHz single-core processor wait.... so this is not getting android ice cream because its single core?

posted on 11 Aug 2011, 19:39

5. Jerch (unregistered)


This appears to be simply a more efficiently manufactured version of the original phone, employing better yield processors. The original Hummingbird processors could be overclocked, let's not forget, but not reliably so. This is how Intel decides what's a Core i3 vs. i5 (aside from also obviously locking down certain features) will sell as. Why do people care that this specific phone isn't dual-core or whatever? The important thing is that Samsung could get the phone down to an incredibly low price. I have an Epic 4G on Sprint and still find the phone to be plenty capable almost a year after it was released.

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