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Korean Galaxy S III to be the first quad-core LTE phone

24 June, 2012 | Read the news | Post your comment
Korean Galaxy S III to be the first quad-core LTE phone - read the full textUntil now, if you wanted LTE support to go with your Galaxy S III, you'd have to sacrifice some processing power, namely the quad-core Exynos chipset, which does not support LTE. Evidence of this can be found in both the US and Japanese versions of the S III with LTE support, both of which are set...

 

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ya i like this phone but
Why the Galaxy S II is still good enough
Cheaper to buy new, plenty of second-hand deals too
Smaller, lighter device
SuperAMOLED Plus screen (has a full set of subpixels)
Equally good camera with 8MP stills, 1080p video
Same amount of RAM - 1GB
Regular SIM slot
Of all the reasons listed, price is perhaps the biggest ace up the Galaxy S II's sleeve. Yes, it's gotten old, but it remains a very solid device, albeit in an upper-midrange position. Then there's the vibrant developer community around the S II, which might give it Android 5.0 Jellybean, even if Samsung decide not to do that officially.

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  • 2012-06-27 07:15
  • vGi2

> In reply to Oh My @ 2012-06-26 05:15 from PxMV - click to readTake that up with the telco providers, in the UK on HSPA+ I get 3-6Mbps in a village on my phone lol, clearly the technology is fine.

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  • 2012-06-26 17:49
  • JiL8

i can see that ppl is gettg obssed with cores..so what if after this hexacore or octacore then you people will buy it just because of the cores?? there actually lots need to be improve in android os...this has been shown that the s4 krait is more or equal to the tegra quadcore...like some said android not need to be quadcores dualcore should be enuff... the only thing is the way they fully optimized the android software with the core...sure you will find improvement..malaysian phone with "LTE" logo...nope

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  • 2012-06-26 13:40
  • PI5L

> In reply to The Dewg @ 2012-06-26 03:36 from yVgU - click to readwow.... well then if yolo then you should graciously accept the quad core....just avoid yodo

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  • 2012-06-26 07:22
  • q8Q8

Lucula korg.. Even if 4g will be implemented soon, who can guarantee it will be better than the current 3g connection..we malaysians all know telco sefvice here is rubbish.

If even 3g they cant maintain to be in good condition for 24 hours a day, what do you expect from the new 4g implementation? Ask urself that first.

The only thing working fine in malaysia is gprs and edge.lol xD

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  • 2012-06-26 05:15
  • PxMV

Quad cores are overrated. Don't be a noob, Dual Core OG for the win, y'all. YOLO

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  • 2012-06-26 03:36
  • yVgU

Fujitsu Arrows X F-10D is quad-core LTE. Should be available in August. We will see who is first. My money is on Japan.

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  • 2012-06-26 02:23
  • j3Bt

impressive stuff from samsung..

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  • 2012-06-26 01:14
  • 47gC

hlo i m a both s3 n htc onex user both phn r head to head but where Exynos 4212 Quad makes no sense in front of Nvidia Tegra 3 1.5 hz samsung latest tab comes with nvidia tegra chipset.....

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  • 2012-06-25 22:22
  • U@aS

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-06-25 17:30 from u7mc - click to readClearly you know nothing and your statement is dumb... Quad core is NOT a gimmick, it offers better battery life as well as the potential for extra power. While you may be too novice in your phone to ever need the extra power you would still the the improved battery life. As far as the extra power I can EASILY max that out and still want more with things like Ubuntu on Android.

Just because you wont use it doesn't make it a gimmick!!

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  • 2012-06-25 18:28
  • 8HwD

Why is everyone so caught up with this overly hyped gimmick? Dual cores are more than enough as it is. I mean it's a phone ffs -.-.

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  • 2012-06-25 17:30
  • u7mc

> In reply to Arc @ 2012-06-25 11:31 from v0qT - click to readSince you never used quad Exynos then your opinion is not valid, GSMarena use every device and they know better than you.
Krait is nothing more than a tweaked chip to fool Benchmarks, I saw how Tegra blows it in HD games One X vs One S [Youtube].
And myself i used Dell Streak which has Qualcomm chip and it's way retarded than any chip back then.

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  • 2012-06-25 15:31
  • fq6q

> In reply to Oh My @ 2012-06-25 11:57 from PS6w - click to readWell, LTE coming to Malaysia. DiGi upgrading it's system to launch 4G services in few months time..
Stay tune =)

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  • 2012-06-25 13:55
  • u7mY

Malaysia going to have LTE soon as current telco's are putting their network to test & migration phases..its good to wait for more newer LTE-enabled smartphone rather than jump the gun right now..otherwise people gonna waste another sum of amt to get LTE handset once reach the shore..be realistic people..dun get influenced by marketing gimmick

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  • 2012-06-25 13:52
  • K1xw

Don't know why some ppl are saying that the Exynos has LTE when it clearly states in the article that the S3 will have a separate LTE modem chip.

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  • 2012-06-25 13:51
  • Imk@

> In reply to H2 @ 2012-06-25 12:50 from PxFy - click to readReally?
Samsung already got LTE like their Galaxy S, Galaxy S2 and Samsung Epic 4G.
Don't be such a fucking hater.

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  • 2012-06-25 13:36
  • sybx

Will LG go to install LTE technology at Samsung office or somewhere that there is LTE technology.
Samsung is very good at copying. That is why the brand is good.

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  • 2012-06-25 12:50
  • PxFy

> In reply to Arc @ 2012-06-25 11:31 from v0qT - click to readThis will also use more battery, going back to the 45 nm and LTE days.

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  • 2012-06-25 12:41
  • CevM

> In reply to lesleyloke @ 2012-06-25 11:21 from RKu2 - click to readlol no lah.the normal international sIII is good enough for malaysia already..no need for this one..

why? well, we dont have LTE in malaysia right?

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  • 2012-06-25 11:57
  • PS6w

> In reply to Dinko @ 2012-06-25 11:28 from wfF$ - click to readIt's not that.
It's the region problem.
LTE with quad core did work before, but it doesn't work in North America or any other nations.
So they took out the Exynos and implemented S4.
It's just like how LTE doesn't work for Australians right now, there are only a few LTE phones but we have Exynos.
Since South Korea supports LTE on the Exynos chipset, they get it.
Do you understand now?

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  • 2012-06-25 11:53
  • sybx

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