Samsung Galaxy S IV might feature quad-core Exynos 5450 processor

Samsung Galaxy S IV might feature quad-core Exynos 5450 processor
The Samsung Galaxy S IV, the fourth generation Galaxy S, is expected to come out in the first half of 2013 and might feature a quad-core Exynos 5450 Cortex A15-based chip, according to Korean DDaily.

Sources have found that the 28nm processor is entering test production by the end of the year and the chip will enter mass production in the first quarter of next year. Codenamed ‘Adonis’ after the Greek god of beauty and desire, Samsung is with it said to emphasize the high performance and low-power consumption of the device.

Based on all this rumor, SamMobile speculates that we could see a 2GHz quad-core processor in the S IV.

Now, if the Samsung Galaxy S IV indeed features the Exynos 5450, it will definitely have plenty of processing power. 

And if we were to combine this information with earlier whispers about the next Galaxy flagship being a device with a 5-inch 1080p display, we arrive at a pretty radical and aggressive bump up in specs. What do you think, how likely is it and would you buy such a device?

source: DDaily via SamMobile




Posts: 328; Member since: Oct 13, 2012

I'm gonna start saving money for this.....

38. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4769; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

But before that...time for more renders and speculations no?? Man! I can imagine the souped up images doing the rounds once more here in PA.

53. metalpoet unregistered

I hear its going to have 6.5 inch superamoled 4d holographic display with the quadcore and pearlescent color accents! haha jk but I cant wait for the GS4! :)

59. AmitMajumder

Posts: 178; Member since: May 21, 2012

Hey Man, How can a display be 4D?

61. metalpoet unregistered

i dont know but Im sure apple will patent the usage of the term "4D" be careful bro. It was a joke anyways dude lol

3. Lawliet

Posts: 160; Member since: Jul 02, 2012

Are they going to fuse S and Note series ? I mean seriously, 5 in. is almost Note-like

12. Reluctant_Human

Posts: 913; Member since: Jun 28, 2012

That would make the most sense and be better for everyone.

20. AliNSiddiqui

Posts: 382; Member since: Sep 19, 2012

No it seriously wouldn't! I prefer smaller screen sizes starting form 4.3 ending at 4.7... 5 is just too big, and from the looks of it, just about every display is going to be a 5 incher 1080p which I think is extremely stupid and I am sure I am not the only person on the planet who prefers smaller screens than 5 inches.

25. taz89

Posts: 2014; Member since: May 03, 2011

If they can keep the phone the same size as the s3 but reduce bezel and there is plenty on the s3 which may just allow then to fit a 5" screen... Example the RAZR m has a 4.3" screen in a 4" screen phone so there's no reason why a 5" can't be possible on a 4.8" screen phone... The s3 size is the max I am willing to live with but that's what I said about the s2 and when I even had a Iphone I thought to myself I don't want any bigger... Hopefully Samsung don't increase the size of the phone he'll ill be happier If they kept it 4.8" non penile 720p and just trimmed the bezels to make it smaller... I have no problem with the s3 and can't see any pixels from normal viewing distance and unless your eyes are like an inch away you won't see any... Really don't see the point of 1080p on such a small screen... Would rather have a 720 with extremely good battery than 1080p with just good battery.

54. metalpoet unregistered

omg that would be epic! a 5 inch screen on a 4.8 inch screen phone! ahhhhh!

28. infernal88

Posts: 113; Member since: Jun 08, 2012

unless they are planing to make it in very slim bezel ....and the out come be in same total size of the current S3 im okay with it ...other wise :/ note series would be better choice since u will get big phone anyways

34. andro.

Posts: 1999; Member since: Sep 16, 2011

Just because the screen could be a 5 incher doesn't mean the handset it going to be bigger. Bezels are almost gone now in the most cutting edge designs. The sony T has a 4.7 inch screen in a handset size no bigger than the 4.3 inch galaxy s2. The new motorola handsets have 4.3 inch screens in handsets no bigger than the iphone 4s. Its safe to assume Samsung will release the Galaxy s4 with a 5 inch screen in a handset size the same as the s3 if not perhaps a fraction smaller. Judging by current handsets set for imminent release its safe to say the s4 will have a 5 inch edge to edge 1080p screen,at least 2 gb of ram and 2ghz quad core prcocessor.

36. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4769; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

I would definitely prefer the screen size that is used in SIII. That is huge enough... The bigger it gets, the more discomfort it gives. By the way, quad-core is getting like a normal anyone developing hexa-core chips? :D

60. rdeleonp

Posts: 44; Member since: Jan 21, 2012

42. lzsbleach

Posts: 155; Member since: May 20, 2012

I think they will keep the device the same size but make the screen bigger

4. SMASH1337

Posts: 2; Member since: May 16, 2012

I would expect a huge increase in quality in just about every aspect of this phone. Why? Cause I just used my upgrade >.>

5. haseebzahid

Posts: 1853; Member since: Feb 22, 2012

and yet still can only run android but not full linux will be waste if not linux means all those resourses wasted for android

7. Retro-touch unregistered

1080p display is overkill and would drain battery like hell, the S4 sounds awesome but I'll be buying the LG Nexus and probably the Nexus after it next year, I'm always on CM/AOKP on my S2 seems like a natural progression

22. Mitchel

Posts: 228; Member since: May 25, 2012

Nexus is not for mainstream market, Galaxy S series is.. Believe me, ordinary people who wants to buy high end phones only look for iPhone and Galaxy phones.. Sad, but it's true..

27. taz89

Posts: 2014; Member since: May 03, 2011

Couldn't agree more.. Here in the UK all is see are Iphones and galaxies ... Blackberries use to be everywhere and I still see then regularly but not as much as I see Iphones and galaxy s2s and s3s

8. bayhuy

Posts: 320; Member since: Jun 23, 2011

And what did they say about the body? Cheap plastic again?

26. kamejoko

Posts: 248; Member since: Nov 10, 2011

Not plastic. Polycarbonat and friendly with environment.

9. dickwyn

Posts: 621; Member since: May 07, 2012

i am hoping for a unibody design and some use of more premium parts

30. infernal88

Posts: 113; Member since: Jun 08, 2012

it is a big NO for unibody for me .....i dont want to lose the replaceable battery ...believe it or not some ppl cant get a day with only one battery :P

39. dickwyn

Posts: 621; Member since: May 07, 2012

who knows maybe it will have the unibody design like the lumia 820 where the battery is user accessible

10. redmd

Posts: 1926; Member since: Oct 26, 2011

the next note should be 6 inches then.

13. RaKithAPeiRiZ

Posts: 1488; Member since: Dec 29, 2011

oh Note ...why

14. ajac09

Posts: 1482; Member since: Sep 30, 2009

of course it will be quad why the hell wouldnt it be?! Thats like saying it will have a damn touch screen

31. infernal88

Posts: 113; Member since: Jun 08, 2012

giving that a dual A15 give more performance than current quad A9 ...they might end up with the dual A15 ....u know more milking it more ...if they jump directly to quad core A15 they wont make same money as if they take it step by step

66. brandnew234

Posts: 18; Member since: Aug 12, 2012

That makes sense, but then they couldn't market that it's quad core, because the average person doesn't even know what ARM is, let alone the performance difference between the A9 and the A15. On top of that Samsung releases only one Galaxy S per year, so with Tegra 4 phones most likely coming for late 2013 not using a quad core CPU would be a big mistake, and would probably cost more than it'd save. Besides, in 4 months the Exynos 5250 won't be anything special compared to the competition (rocking 1.7GHz S4 Prime or Tegra 4 CPU's). So, in conclusion I expect a Exynos 5450 clocked at ~1.7GHz, which should eat everything elses benchmarks for breakfast. Well, except Tegra 4 (they should be about equals).

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