Samsung TE4 device with Cortex A15 and Mali-T604 graphics pops up in benchmarks

Samsung TE4 device with Cortex A15 and Mali-T604 graphics pops up in benchmarks
Unknown Samsung TE4 device has appeared in Rightware's benchmark database, causing quite a stir as it popped up with an ARM Mali-T604 graphics processor, indicating an Exynos 5-series processor with ARM Cortex-A15 cores. Given that TC4 is the coding for Samsung's tablet reference platform, through which it demonstrates its Exynos 4 chips prowess, that TE4 development board has to stand for something else.

The device sports a 1280x752 pixels of resolution, to which we have to add the on-screen Android navigational buttons, and the cores are clocked at 1.7GHz, just like on the officially announced dual-core Exynos 5250. It is highly unlikely that the device is a tablet, then, like the WQXGA monster Samsung demonstrated to us at the CES expo in January, as the company wouldn't waste all that graphics power on such a run-of-the-mill tablet resolution.

Of course, the rumors about a Galaxy S IV are in full swing, with Samsung denying recently that it will have the handset announced as early as February/March next year at the MWC 2013. A number of sources, however, are pointing at Cortex-A15 for the next Galaxy S family member, so we might be looking into the early phases of testing an engineering prototype here. Here's to hoping.

source: AndroidandMe & Samsung



 

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27 Comments

1. hung2900

Posts: 966; Member since: Mar 02, 2012

Poorly Taij is 60fps v-sync capped, so we cannot know the true power of Mali604T. Hope Gl Benchmark will be leaked soon.

2. pikapowerize

Posts: 1869; Member since: May 03, 2012

LTE chips now?

21. rd_nest

Posts: 1656; Member since: Jun 06, 2010

Not inbuilt. Exynos 5 and future generations of Exynos will have a separate radio.

3. Berzerk000

Posts: 4275; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

I was hoping they would release the Exynos 5 into consumer devices this year, but seeing that they already released their flagships for this year with the Exynos 4412, that was disappointing. Maybe the Galaxy S IV... It doesn't seem like anyone is bringing in their A-15 offerings to the masses this year, apart from the S4 A-15 "equivalent". Still waiting on Tegra 4, OMAP 5, and Exynos 5... that means next year should be A-15 galore. Also, I'm surprised TI didn't come out with an A-9 quad this year. It probably would've debuted on the Razr HD or the next Nexus, which would've been nice.

4. doubler86

Posts: 320; Member since: Jan 26, 2011

Come on Samsung Nexus 2!

10. Wiki_jaan

Posts: 704; Member since: Jun 24, 2012

may b s4 next year ................

13. sorcio46

Posts: 435; Member since: Jul 27, 2011

I hope that!

16. Wiki_jaan

Posts: 704; Member since: Jun 24, 2012

but i think s4 will be a quad core coz of s3........

19. Droid_X_Doug

Posts: 5993; Member since: Dec 22, 2010

U.S. version of GS IV?

26. ahomad

Posts: 175; Member since: May 15, 2012

Nexus 10 made by Samsung. Hmmmm sounds delicious.

5. maryaaadil

Posts: 146; Member since: Apr 07, 2012

Maybe a tizen phone. Tizen anyone?

8. galanoth

Posts: 428; Member since: Nov 26, 2011

There is a Tizen element in the Galaxy Note 2. The spiral photo gallery caught my attention.

14. maryaaadil

Posts: 146; Member since: Apr 07, 2012

My galaxy note has it.....

17. AstronautJones

Posts: 305; Member since: Aug 01, 2012

The graphic clearly indicates it is an ANDROID device.

6. Noble_One

Posts: 63; Member since: Aug 18, 2012

TI has put the omap 4470 into the 8.9" kindle. It's supposed to be a quad core "equivalent" according to amazon. Not sure if its really superior to the tegra 3 though. Has anyone seen benchmarks for this 4470? I know the Motorola went with the s4 in the razr but I'd guess the new nexus could potentially contain the 4470 if its really good as the tegra 3. I had seen somewhere on this site that the new nexus may have a dual core a9 processor so I can't imagine it having anything less than the 4470 if that's the case.

7. galanoth

Posts: 428; Member since: Nov 26, 2011

I'm hoping that Samsung is one of the manufacturers of the new Nexus device. 4.7" screen Super Amoled HD non pentile. (smaller version of gnote 2 screen) and this Exynos 5 cortex A-15.

9. Abbath

Posts: 99; Member since: Sep 16, 2012

Yum yum....is this the next Nexus device? 3)

11. cepcamba

Posts: 717; Member since: Feb 27, 2012

Optimus G and now this. There's no end to this fast pace! Ooooh man, so good time to have lived!

12. lpeixoto92

Posts: 3; Member since: Jun 26, 2012

I think that Galaxy SIV probably, must to come with a quad-core processor.

15. VJo003

Posts: 365; Member since: Mar 11, 2012

N-E-X-U-S

18. rickywinataa

Posts: 262; Member since: Apr 05, 2012

i think the reason samsung went with dual core is to get a quad core or a bit more performance but with much better battery efficiency. other wise they'll try to get a quad core ARM A-15 architecture

20. protozeloz

Posts: 5396; Member since: Sep 16, 2010

Nexus maybe?

22. jan25

Posts: 470; Member since: Feb 26, 2012

A Samsung with on screen buttons? It must be a Nexus but why in the world would Samsung let Google's flagship over shine its own?! It makes no sense

23. darkdroid

Posts: 44; Member since: Sep 13, 2012

galaxy nexus ...yes please , but i dont think it will have exynos 5 series cuz google phones r hardly a hardware powerhouse when compared to flagships of samsung or other manufactures ...

24. Suts_97

Posts: 128; Member since: May 05, 2012

C'mon S4 Pro, beat this if you can!

25. darac

Posts: 2156; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

It makes no sense to claim Samsung topping out galaxy s3 with this would make no sense. In any case it's a Samsung purchased phone, for f!ck sake! Both ways, it's Samsung who would win

27. TimTebow

Posts: 70; Member since: Feb 14, 2012

Should have been out long time ago not this GS3, note 2 crap we have now.

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