Analyst reconfirms Samsung might equip the Galaxy S IV with Snapdragon chipset

Piper Jaffray analyst Gus Richard slipped a confirmation in a note to clients that Samsung might indeed have trouble outfitting the Galaxy S IV with its Exynos 5 Octa chip, and is considering a Qualcomm swap, as we've heard before...
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20. nasznjoka

Posts: 418; Member since: Oct 05, 2012

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21. darkkjedii

Posts: 31102; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

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22. darkkjedii

Posts: 31102; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Don't care if how many? How about... Don't care about how many? You also sound jealous of him. Shortcut: that was a wack post.

56. richardyarrell2011

Posts: 510; Member since: Mar 16, 2011

I wouldn't say I'm rich but i definitely ain't poor and can afford whatever i want and definitely need. I do what needs to be done from a professional standard to live by a standard.

18. nasznjoka

Posts: 418; Member since: Oct 05, 2012

Its just another analyst's vision

24. Equilibrium

Posts: 18; Member since: Nov 15, 2012

I'd say highly likely for the U.S version but will still have my fingers crossed for the international version. I am basing this on the fact that last years snapdragon S4 dual was used as it had LTE integrated, whilst the exynos didn't. (doesn't just yet, although I believe they were working on one)

27. thunderising

Posts: 232; Member since: Nov 25, 2011

Snapdragon 600 - Galaxy S IV Snapdragon 800 - Note III

30. jove39

Posts: 2146; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

Exynos5 - Note III

33. thunderising

Posts: 232; Member since: Nov 25, 2011

Your data source? I got mine.

36. thunderising

Posts: 232; Member since: Nov 25, 2011

Read in some Korean website, can't find the darn link!

29. jove39

Posts: 2146; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

Exynos5 is something I was expecting in S4 but if samsung has to go for snapdraggon then they better use MSM8974 instead of APQ8064T

31. nobelset

Posts: 270; Member since: Oct 17, 2012

Just wait and see ;D

32. hypermagz

Posts: 18; Member since: Dec 31, 2012

maybe its going to be RF 360(global LTE)? In the other news shows that the said chip will be available 2Q of this year...

37. cR203

Posts: 209; Member since: Jan 27, 2013

Not having the exynos processor kinda takes away from the originality of the s4. All the previous galaxy devices had exynos processors. I hope the note 3 definitely has the exynos processor though.

40. g2a5b0e unregistered

That's actually not true at all. The US version of the S3 has a Qualcomm chip & multiple versions of the S2 do also.

41. true1984

Posts: 866; Member since: May 23, 2012

yeah the sprint vesion was the only one with the exynos in the US

42. cR203

Posts: 209; Member since: Jan 27, 2013

I'm talking about the international versions. They most likely always use the exynos processor which is slightly faster in most cases. To me the international s3 was faster than the us variants. I have the international s3 and i had a tmobile s3. The international one was a better performer. I had the international s2 also and it was way faster than the snapdragon powered variants.

45. g2a5b0e unregistered

You should have said that, then, because your statement, as is, is false.

44. gwuhua1984

Posts: 1237; Member since: Mar 06, 2012

They had to put the Qualcomm chips for LTE. I'm sure they wouldn't use Qualcomm chips if they had LTE on their chip.

46. g2a5b0e unregistered

That's true in the case of the S3, but not the S2s that had the Snapdragon.

49. gwuhua1984

Posts: 1237; Member since: Mar 06, 2012

Hm... I never knew that Skyrocket had a Snapdragon in it.

38. Deaconclgi

Posts: 405; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

When did "likely to shift" become a confirmation?

39. supa_dupa

Posts: 80; Member since: Dec 21, 2012

Bye, Samsung...Hello, HTC...

50. zhiae unregistered

noooo snapdragon we dont want u

51. imkyle

Posts: 1115; Member since: Nov 18, 2010

Clearly you don't like speed.

54. imran.bangi

Posts: 4; Member since: Feb 21, 2013

why not samsung make themself a LTE anabled SOC.
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