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Samsung announces new quad-core Exynos 4 Quad processor

26 April, 2012 | Read the news | Post your comment
Samsung announces new quad-core Exynos 4 Quad processor - read the full textSamsung has announced its next generation Exynos processor that will be powering its next Galaxy smartphone. The Exynos 4 Quad comes with four Cortex A9 cores that can go up to 1.4GHz individually and is based on Samsung's 32nm HKMG fabrication process. The Exynos 4 Quad, also known as the...


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That's why i think Nvidia just needs to stick to what they do best the desktop/laptop PC GPU's they make. Since Nvidia makes the best GPU desktop/laptop PC processors hands down.

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  • 2013-01-04 13:13
  • jdCj

Is the processor fully programmable?

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  • 2012-10-01 16:11
  • j012

> In reply to theaffidavit @ 2012-04-28 04:13 from ut3y - click to readI understand what you are saying; what I meant was a full OS overhaul. I know it's much to ask, but consider this: they are on the 9th Android version already and it's still 2012. OSes are practically built on existing ones. If they were to decide to make the next version from the scratch{now you understand why I said it is actually too much to ask} and treat this priority issue causing the lag once and for all. In a few years time all would have been forgotten and the OS would actually rule. I know the newly-made OS will not to be backwards compatible with most of the existing mobile apps and software in the Android market so maybe they may create a specific software to enable backward compatibility. After that, a quad core Android will be more powerful than even the ALIENWARE line.

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  • 2012-05-04 00:17
  • d$xr

> In reply to haxkalibrr @ 2012-04-26 09:33 from d$xr - click to readActually , U have to understand that Android OS itself has problems regarding its framework , developers cant do anything (not much extent).

No hardware/UI acceleration means they have to use really high power hardware inorder to compensate the lags and make the devices smooth , even though ICS says its having hardware acceleration , i really dont think its right because once try HTML5 on android devices and then on windows phone or even 2009 model iPod touch , they handle it better than android cuz its not hardware issues as u said or not even software issues (i mean not issues from apps which need optimization), its the issue with OS itself , Even stock android doesnt do great with the hardware it has like Nexus , I have seen many issues , again all OS have issues but Android is only good on some devices like Galaxy s2 , Nexus has lots of bugs and errors , If u just consider the "Optimization" another big thing missing from android is lack of auto-optimization like iOS , well u can argue about this but this feature is good especially considering Android as very popular OS , in iOS for example if RAM gets flushed out , apps automatically close and make the phone smooth and those apps are catched and next time u open they are booted from where they are left off , u can say iOS has no true multitasking etc but its a nice feature android needs especially on low end hardware models.

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  • 2012-04-28 04:13
  • ut3y

They could've just doubled the IPC and make it a dual core that's just as powerful as a quad core without eating so much battery. Samsung made this chip with marketing hype in mind as most people think More Cores are always faster. 4-core Mali400 is a joke though, why did they ditch SGX543MP4+

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  • 2012-04-27 07:48
  • vj1T


the exynos on the Sgs3 crushes HTC x one with quite a margin...

and yes also the dualcore note...

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  • 2012-04-27 03:10
  • 050m

The chipset is weak , at least for me.

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  • 2012-04-27 01:21
  • Ygj4

I know some people have been waiting for some 8 core that last 9 days on full brightness, but honestly what for, so you can stare at a quadrant score and get a hard on? Im sure the SGS3 will be fine, maybe it will be super sexy with these still very high spec internals?

And ONE X screen alone is a reason to get it over the ONE S.

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  • 2012-04-26 23:24
  • 2CFw

Sadly, I just confirmed I won't be "upgrading" to a SGS3. After I lost my SGS2 I decided to wait for the 3, but THE selling point was an A15 based architecture along with a better GPU. I think I'll go for the Note (it will be considerably cheaper and still one of the best phones out there that fits my needs) in the meantime. If the Cupertino Based Company comes with an A15 processor in the Iphone 5, then Iphone 5 ftw and shame on Samsung. I just wanna see that Exynos 5250 out for sale in a gadget!

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  • 2012-04-26 21:13
  • N9xA

> In reply to haxkalibrr @ 2012-04-26 09:33 from d$xr - click to readThis man speaks the truth, also the people complaing about the gpu, read the article posted on its gpu less than a week ago..

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  • 2012-04-26 18:45
  • iIR0

> In reply to Jake Peterson @ 2012-04-26 17:07 from pJBg - click to readAlternatively, the One XL will come with that same stunning screen and the One S internals. If it becomes available outside the US.

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  • 2012-04-26 18:27
  • nxX0

> In reply to usman @ 2012-04-26 10:58 from uWxM - click to readSpot on. Those Krait cores really are proving to hold their own. Just waiting for a quad core Krait to become the flagship, but something tells me this wont be available till early next year. That is if they decide to make it.

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  • 2012-04-26 18:14
  • nxX0

does it also support LTE?

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  • 2012-04-26 18:12
  • KSiC

> In reply to usman @ 2012-04-26 10:58 from uWxM - click to readYou are a mind said all what I needed to say, yes One S shits on One X...

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  • 2012-04-26 17:07
  • pJBg

> In reply to usman @ 2012-04-26 10:58 from uWxM - click to readBecause it's a quad-core. Qualcomm made the right move in developing a more efficient and powerful dual-core which can actually be used as opposed to a quad-core like the Tegra 3 or Exynos 4412 which will be fantastic if it's used to its full extent but never will because nothing in Android is really coded for more than two cores.

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  • 2012-04-26 16:17
  • m}Wd

> In reply to medeiros @ 2012-04-26 15:16 from P7kx - click to readis something wrong with you or what?
there isn't anything wrong with the s3 specs. in fact its pretty damn good!

what were you expecting? high end PC like specs? be realistic dude.
dual core is still sufficient for a phone. sure it might seem nice to have a quad core but why do you need it?
so you're phone can be the best on benchmarks? benchmarks don't mean anything when it comes down to daily use.

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  • 2012-04-26 15:51
  • fXuH

Tegra3 with 4+1 CPU and 12core GPU ;-)

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  • 2012-04-26 15:49
  • gDKH

> In reply to jbpianist28 @ 2012-04-26 10:00 from 2CER - click to readThat's what he said, genius...

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  • 2012-04-26 15:43
  • 9yWA

> In reply to medeiros @ 2012-04-26 15:16 from P7kx - click to readman,what you need?? A SUPER-PHONE???
then you better go with i3 or i5... Lolz... :D

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  • 2012-04-26 15:27
  • 9GHL

> In reply to Cezar @ 2012-04-26 10:56 from LaL$ - click to read*facepalm* the guy said Galaxy Note

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  • 2012-04-26 15:27
  • K5g$

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