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UK Galaxy S 4 to also use the quad-core Snapdragon 600 chipset, says Samsung

0. phoneArena 21 Mar 2013, 05:51 posted on

The updated press release about the UK launch from Samsung itself now states: “Samsung Galaxy S 4 is equipped with a 1.9GHz Quad-core AP or a 1.6GHz Octa-core AP. The selection of AP varies by markets. In the UK the Galaxy S 4 will be available as a 4G device with a 1.9GHz Quad Core Processor"...

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posted on 21 Mar 2013, 05:56 7

1. zackdbassist (Posts: 22; Member since: 15 Mar 2013)


I hope India gets the Exynos 5 octa.

posted on 21 Mar 2013, 06:08 4

5. htc_evo_3d (Posts: 84; Member since: 11 Mar 2013)


If it is better than Snapdragon 600 !@#$%#@!

posted on 21 Mar 2013, 06:17 2

7. Hemlocke (unregistered)


India does get the i9505. All of Africa, most of Asia, and some of Europe get the Exynos model, but no LTE. Only Snapdragon models get LTE.

posted on 21 Mar 2013, 06:21 2

10. zackdbassist (Posts: 22; Member since: 15 Mar 2013)


@Hemlocks Seems your piece of information is incorrect, head to Gsmarena. They have just posted the list of which country is getting which model and India is indeed getting the Exynos model. :) And most of the Europe is getting i9505 because they have LTE networks esatablished or about to be established. Some lucky countries are going to get both of them.

posted on 21 Mar 2013, 06:39 1

13. Hemlocke (unregistered)


That's what I said, and that's exactly where the info came from.

Screw the A15, anyway. There's a reason why Apple and Qualcomm dissed the A15: The power consumption isn't worth the power, and the Big.little is just a complex Band Aid.

posted on 21 Mar 2013, 10:56

25. ama3654 (Posts: 233; Member since: 27 Nov 2012)


Apple and Qualcomm cannot build the A15 that's why, give it to Samsung for pushing the envelope and providing bleeding edge technology to people. If I want to buy a Core i7, I don't want it to be adulterated with last gen Core 2 duo/quad instruction sets. I want the real deal with all the performance it can provide.

posted on 21 Mar 2013, 07:26 2

16. MrJerry (Posts: 378; Member since: 05 Oct 2012)


I found that dosent make sense.

I just confirmed that GS4 will be released 26th of April in Korea and it will have EXYNOS OCTA WITH HEXA-BAND LTE which covers all countries LTE Bands TD-LTE / FD-LTE

Then why the f**k is snapdragon version coming to Australia??

posted on 21 Mar 2013, 14:40

27. taz89 (Posts: 1948; Member since: 03 May 2011)


Because mass production of the octa doesn't start till sometime in q2 Whichi they just wont have enough chips to meet demand for the s4...I too was hoping for the octa but since seeing the 600 benchmarks on s4 am no longer bothered...as long as the phone is fluid I don't mid which chips under there... Only wanted ovta core just to say I have it lol

posted on 21 Mar 2013, 06:18 2

8. No_Nonsense (Posts: 826; Member since: 17 Aug 2012)


India is getting E5O.

posted on 21 Mar 2013, 08:16 1

18. TROLL (banned) (Posts: 4851; Member since: 13 Apr 2012)


There lucky®

posted on 21 Mar 2013, 08:19

19. GALAXY-STORM (Posts: 328; Member since: 13 Oct 2012)


Confirmed.

http://www.gsmarena.com/heres_a_list_of_which_country_gets_which_samsung_galaxy_s4_model-news-5739.php

posted on 21 Mar 2013, 05:58

2. PapaSmurf (Posts: 6657; Member since: 14 May 2012)


Didn't see that one coming.

posted on 21 Mar 2013, 06:06 1

3. wando77 (Posts: 254; Member since: 23 Aug 2012)


Wanted exynos but 1.9ghz quad will more than do :-)

posted on 21 Mar 2013, 06:07 1

4. ama3654 (Posts: 233; Member since: 27 Nov 2012)


I'll get the octa even if it means i have to travel, damn you Samsung!

posted on 21 Mar 2013, 06:28 2

11. zhiae (Posts: 142; Member since: 26 Aug 2012)


i wont buy gs4 with snapdragon even if it was 3ghz only exynos

posted on 21 Mar 2013, 10:13

22. kvk066 (Posts: 18; Member since: 27 Feb 2013)


I feel sorry for people who are against snapdragon.....dont know that Octa will heat up their hands....Octa fans - believe engineers....dont believe marketing people...snapdragon is better in power and also a power house performer

posted on 21 Mar 2013, 06:51

15. tech2 (Posts: 1336; Member since: 26 Oct 2012)


me too ! Might get hold of my friends in India if the needs be

posted on 21 Mar 2013, 06:09 1

6. TROLL (banned) (Posts: 4851; Member since: 13 Apr 2012)


No way this can't be true. That will be the another big let down to use Crapdragon, along with that design! But let's wait and see this might turn or Samsung could use the Exynos A15 for international?

I was so happy to finally look forward of getting my hands on a pure A15 Exynos™ device!
If this turns out true,
ile buy the Exynos Sim free instead
®

posted on 21 Mar 2013, 17:37

28. theindianguy (Posts: 90; Member since: 30 Sep 2011)


Dude seriously what's with the crapdragon hate? Just because they screwed up with the Snapdragon S3 doesn't mean their chips actually suck. And there's a reason why most of the manufacturers use their chips. And the qualcomm s600 really is a beast. Peace.

posted on 21 Mar 2013, 06:21

9. rickywinataa (Posts: 262; Member since: 05 Apr 2012)


since UK is implementing 4G LTE EE, i guess samsung would go with snapdragon as it has better LTE support worldwide

posted on 21 Mar 2013, 06:34

12. chunk1x (Posts: 248; Member since: 25 Jun 2011)


I don't really care how fast the processor is as long as the phone works well with its software its fine by me. I'm not sure if I would take S4 since Note 3 will better but if the rumors are true its size might be too big for my taste.

posted on 21 Mar 2013, 06:46 2

14. Diego! (Posts: 478; Member since: 15 Jun 2009)


Argentina will get the Exynos 5 Octa!!! :D Thank you Samsung! (that is if our economy doesn't sink anymore :( )

posted on 21 Mar 2013, 07:49 1

17. mrblah (Posts: 267; Member since: 22 Jan 2013)


Why two diff processors? Thats the dumb..

posted on 21 Mar 2013, 09:43

20. Taters (Posts: 2398; Member since: 28 Jan 2013)


According to the rumored list from Samobile. The majority will get the Qualcomm 600. Looks like a supply decision.

It is easy to have the Exynos in every Note 2 because that device is already ruled out by many customers because of the size.

Unless Apple completely cuts off Samsungs SOC division, don't expect even Samsung to be able to crank out 50 million Exynos 5 Octa chips.

posted on 21 Mar 2013, 10:10

21. masterchina (Posts: 48; Member since: 27 Sep 2011)


Why does Africa get exynos? Aren't they still trying to find out where the coke bottle came from?

posted on 21 Mar 2013, 10:14

23. kvk066 (Posts: 18; Member since: 27 Feb 2013)


I feel sorry for people who are against snapdragon.....dont know that Octa will heat up their hands....Octa fans - believe engineers....dont believe marketing people...snapdragon is better in power and also a power house performer

posted on 21 Mar 2013, 10:41

24. donfem (Posts: 480; Member since: 30 Mar 2011)


Isn't it great to see the debates on which processor to use? Android at least give customers a variety of options which in my opinion isa good thing. Compared to the ehm ehm thefruit.

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