Does Samsung have a Tegra 2 Galaxy S II I9103 in line too?

16 February, 2011 | Comments (26) | Post your comment

An intriguing benchmark score revealed information on a covert Samsung smartphone, model number I9103. Even more, it runs on the NVIDIA dual-core Tegra 2 SoC instead of Samsung's own Exynos platform.

This could mean that we have a new smartphone waiting to be unveiled or just that the Galaxy S II (model number I9100) will ship with two different processors, depending on the region. The latter is the more believable story.

It could be because Samsung won't be able to meet the demand for the dual-core Exynos chips that power the Samsung I9100 Galaxy S II phones.

If you look at the official specs page for the new Galaxy S II you will notice that the Exynos processor is region-dependable. That means we could get a phone with a different SoC inside.

The performance will hardly be that different so a change in the platform won't be such a big deal.

Samsung hasn't made their plans clear yet. We will post new information as soon as it becomes available.

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Does Samsung have a Tegra 2 Galaxy S II I9103 in line too? - reader comments

  • abhi

samsung galaxy s2 i9103 will better with a 8 mp camera and 1080p video recording and with ics 4.0.4 update ...........

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  • 2012-05-11 12:10
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  • Anonymous

will there be 2 models in the same region. i mean the samsung galaxy i9100 and the samsung galaxy i9103 in the same region. so there will be 2 models to choose from. and on the official samsung galaxy s2 website it's written that it'll have a 4....

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  • 2011-05-01 15:19
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  • Anonymous

who told you guys that it wont have super amoled plus? there is no single word about s2 not having a samoled plus screen. its just the soc/processor that will be different in some versions because according to samsung, it cant reach the demand with j...

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  • 2011-03-13 03:11
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