Leak reaffirms new Samsung tablets to provide 2560x1600 resolution, also Exynos 5 and Snapdragon 800 CPUs

Leak reaffirms new Samsung tablets to provide 2560x1600 resolution, also Exynos 5 and Snapdragon 800 CPUs
A tweet from the oft-reliable @evleaks revealed today that two new Samsung tablets are set to hit the scene, a 12.2-inch and 10.1-inch slab, each sporting 2560x1600 resolution.

The device noted as “SM-P900” will feature a 12.2-inch display and Exynos 5 octa-core CPU as well as an S-pen. The display will not break records in terms of pixels-per-square inch, but at 247ppi, you will not have any trouble making out any details while putting it to work.

The second device revealed as the “P-600” will go the Qualcomm route by way of a Snapdragon 800 processor and will also have a 2560x1600 display at 10-inches, good for an excellent 299ppi. There is no mention of an S-pen though.

We first caught sight of these two tablets over the past couple weeks, where UAProf details emerged.  There is a bit of conflict with what we knew then versus now however.  We reported about a couple weeks ago our first sighting of the SM-P900 and the screen resolution initially led us to believe it might have been a Galaxy Tab product.  We then saw new information only last week that steered us away from that assessment.  Today's information furthers that view.

So what can be made of these devices? Well, with the SM-P900 it is possible that we could see it end up as a Galaxy Note “12,” meant to compliment the large selection of Note products already available, the Galaxy Note II, the Note 8.0 and Note 10.1 tablets. While that is speculation, it is certainly not beyond Samsung to do such a thing given the number of products it already produces.  In addition, all the latest Note devices run on Exynos CPUs.

As for the P-600, it is packing the same resolution as the Nexus 10 and it is conceivable that this could be a run-up for the next Nexus 10 device. The current Nexus 10 runs a Samsung sourced Exynos CPU and if the new Nexus 7 was breaking any ground by making the switch from an NVIDIA chipset to Qualcomm, perhaps that plan will cross to other Nexus devices.  We shy away from the idea that it could be a new Galaxy Tab 10.1 because of such a significant specification jump in screen resolution and chosen chipset.  More will certainly be revealed as we get closer to a possible announcement about new Nexus hardware later this year.

sources: @evleaks and PhoneDog



1. papss unregistered

This is pretty exciting news actually. That means that mass produced SS phones with this hardware is around the corner..

17. abdane

Posts: 507; Member since: Oct 07, 2011

won't be better than the monstrous Ativ Q !

2. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

If the P-600 is the new Nexus 10, I'd rather have a Exynos Octa 5420 over the S800. Exynos is clearly faster in terms of CPU and GPU.


Posts: 4851; Member since: Apr 13, 2012

That's right half baked A9, A15 Snapdragon vs Pure full A15 Exynos 5420 will demolish destroy it even clocked at 2.0Ghz let alone what would happen if clocked at 2.3Ghz. Wait till next year for Snapdragons A15 S900 till then the E5430 will still destroy it!

6. XPERIA-KNIGHT unregistered

There's a reason why Qualcom is winning though, keep that in mind


Posts: 4851; Member since: Apr 13, 2012

Exynos chips are exclusive and dearer than Snapdragon! You pay for what you get! Just like Apple that never ever will use Snapdragon commercial typical CPU SOC! ®

16. XPERIA-KNIGHT unregistered

Apple is doing better with selling their soc's than Samsung is with their exynos......and Qualcomm is definitely doing better than Sammy with their exynos. And here's the kicker, even Samsung uses the snapdragon series in their flagships (american market). So you choose which is loosing and which is winning. Its not all about power, Troll and everyone sees that but you

20. rd_nest

Posts: 1656; Member since: Jun 06, 2010

Apple is doing better with selling their soc's than Samsung... Apple doesn't sell SOC. Maybe you should go back to school first. If you don't know something, don't comment. Samsung uses many SoC in different markets. They have used TI, Qualcomm, Exynos, Intel in US market. They have used many other SoC like NovaThor in other models. They choose what's the cheapest and most practical. Remember, Samsung mobile have to 'purchase' these chips from Samsung semi. They have to pay whatever others also pay. Exynos is one of the most expensive SOCs around.

25. Shatter

Posts: 2036; Member since: May 29, 2013

Huawei also makes their own phone chips that they use in their good phones.

35. XPERIA-KNIGHT unregistered

Apple designed their first soc the A4......then they designed the A5, A5x,A6, A6x.......and Samcrap manufactured them for them....and every time they sell an apple product they sell THEIR SOC, which is selling better than Samsung's exynos by the way .....so you go back to school bro

37. Rehankhan

Posts: 323; Member since: Oct 24, 2012

you mad instagram baby?

44. Berzerk000

Posts: 4275; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

Apple didn't start designing their own SoCs until just recently with the A6 and A6X. Until last year, they just took Samsung's chips and replaced the GPU. The A4 was Samsung's Exynos 3 processor with a PowerVR SGX535 instead of the SGX540. The A5 was an Exynos 4 Dual with a PowerVR SGX543MP2 (MP4 on the A5X) instead of a Mali-400 MP4. The A6 and A6X actually use Apple's own Swift architecture that they designed themselves, but it's still manufactured by Samsung.

45. XPERIA-KNIGHT unregistered

Yea and I guess apple will never tell you that cause you know how they like to claim everything they have lol

53. darkkjedii

Posts: 31039; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Well said bro. And exactly right +1

51. ph00ny

Posts: 2031; Member since: May 26, 2011

Qualcomm is winning because no one else designs SoC.

4. deadstroke

Posts: 113; Member since: Jan 22, 2013

very nice indeed

5. Tuxedo

Posts: 356; Member since: Mar 19, 2013

Too bad they always manage to make it lag.

8. ebubekir26

Posts: 337; Member since: Dec 21, 2012

haters will hate, noobs won't root

12. TheLolGuy

Posts: 483; Member since: Mar 05, 2013

You shouldn't have to if you want a smooth experience. You should root if you want a different experience, not so you can get a lag-free one...

22. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

No Android flagship from Q4 2012 and later has experienced lag. The "stutter" on the GS4 is due to a buggy build of TW which was updated. S4 Pro, S600 and Exynos 5410 make phones fly.

26. Shatter

Posts: 2036; Member since: May 29, 2013

Nexus 4 here with a custom rom and calibrated display and its smooth as can be, stock is just as smooth.

31. TheLolGuy

Posts: 483; Member since: Mar 05, 2013

Perhaps, but not the Verizon version of the S4. Knowing Verizon, I wouldn't be surprised if they refused to roll out even a simple update like that.

34. Berzerk000

Posts: 4275; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

Touchwiz on the GS4 didn't lag because it was buggy, it lagged because it was bloated. Samsung packed in so many half baked features that the system couldn't handle it. It still isn't lag free even after the updates, at least on the Snapdragon version.


Posts: 4851; Member since: Apr 13, 2012

Not the system the CPU struggled to keep up even at 1.9! Why blame Android or Samsung...? ®

41. Berzerk000

Posts: 4275; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

Because it is Samsung's fault. The Optimus G Pro and HTC One have the same CPU but at lower clock speeds (lower clocked GPU as well) and DDR2 memory (compared to DDR3 on the GS4) and run perfectly. The Galaxy S4 Google Edition runs perfectly as well. The problem is Touchwiz; not Android, and not the Snapdragon 600.


Posts: 4851; Member since: Apr 13, 2012

Berzerk all the features on the S4 that is exclusive for a weak CPU that Samsung used was a big mistake. The S800 has the power to push all those extra features. Now imagine live wallpapers were active along with 8widgets it would lag even more. What Android or S4 needs is 6 or 8 cores now! S600 is a weak CPU for a heavy hungry hog resources like Android. It's a full OS. There isn't a single device out there that that has a 4xA15 device? Those A15s will revolutionize mobile industry along with Tegra4. Yes those were designed for tablets but if equipped with 3000 + mah battery I don't see a problem. A15 and Bay trail chips are on par! These are pure raw power SOCs... ®

48. Berzerk000

Posts: 4275; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

Android is not the problem, TROLL. It's Samsung. The Snapdragon 600 is a very capable CPU that can push Android on a 1080p display perfectly, it's just Samsung did a half-ass job at optimizing it and bloated the system with their gimmicky features. A15 power is NOT NEEDED, all that's needed is optimized software, and then we can have all day battery life and flawless operation of our products. But Samsung took a step backwards and completely messed up the GS4 with bloated software.


Posts: 4851; Member since: Apr 13, 2012

Blame those useless Cortex A8 Arm chips Even the S600 struggles to push Touch wiz on the S4 S800 will be push and run touchwiz smoooothly ®

18. true1984

Posts: 865; Member since: May 23, 2012

the exynos version struggles too...

19. Arman

Posts: 47; Member since: Jul 08, 2013

its not S600.. we have exynos version in our country .. and its Awful. samsung gave us one for review. it takes between 5 to 10 second to open camera app(its not consistent) even after update.. there is so much bug and frame drops.. galaxy S3 had FAR SMOOTHER experience in my opinion.. may be its not a big deal for a non-tech-savy people but for us it doesn't look good..

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