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US, Canada and Sweden getting Snapdragon 600 based Galaxy S4

18 March, 2013 | Read the news | Post your comment
US, Canada and Sweden getting Snapdragon 600 based Galaxy S4  - read the full textThe Samsung I9500 Galaxy S4 is the first smartphone with an octa-core processor or at least in some regions. As expected, the North American versions of the phone will use a Snapdragon chipset instead (a 600 to be precise). So, both the US and Canada are getting quad Krait 300 cores and Adreno...

 

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i m goin for the SAMSUNG ONE....best phone

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  • 2013-03-28 13:17
  • 98Wk

> In reply to Goodfood @ 2013-03-20 01:23 from f09} - click to readhow will it, its gpu is capable of a third of the exynos output? Seriously hope gsm arena will runa full comparitive test and breakdown of the two s4's If im going to drop a lot of money on a handset/contract i want to know i've got the best i can get

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  • 2013-03-28 03:43
  • LhRd

Like the 32GB and 64GB Note2 available in S.Korea along with some other hardware options not available in Canada or us or other places is Samsung playing favorites with hardware for others to pay for?... HMMM....

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  • 2013-03-21 01:49
  • FXFu

You do know that the GS4 benchmarked here, like the HTC One, is using the Snapdragon 600 but at a higher clock right? Clock for clock, the 600 will beat the Exynos

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  • 2013-03-20 01:23
  • f09}
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> In reply to Initial CPU variants @ 2013-03-20 00:39 from nTdg - click to readWell, that's according to Expansys availability for pre-orders!

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  • 2013-03-20 01:02
  • nTdg
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Pretty bad news for most of the European countries. I now know for sure that the Exynos variant will be available initially only in Austria, Germany, Italy, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland & USA. But Belgium, Bulgaria, France, Sweden, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Greece, Hungary, Latvia, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Poland, Reunion, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia & Turkey will get the Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 variant. I cannot tell if the Exynos CPU will ever be available in these countries at a later point. I cannot also tell yet which CPU variant will be sold in the UK, Cyprus, Ireland, Malta, Norway, Australia.

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  • 2013-03-20 00:39
  • nTdg

> In reply to Tiger @ 2013-03-19 15:06 from SgvH - click to read3 white and 2 black...
:)

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  • 2013-03-19 15:10
  • vFrW

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-03-19 15:01 from vFrW - click to readThe same here
i'm getting one for myself and my sister!

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  • 2013-03-19 15:06
  • SgvH

I couldn't care less what people say negatively about the sgs4,
All I can make out of it is a lot of competitors employees working overtime :)))

I'm still getting one and so are my family ;)

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  • 2013-03-19 15:01
  • vFrW

The Company responsible for HTC,
are suffering from a rapid decline in sales.
That was posted on techradar a couple of weeks ago.

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  • 2013-03-19 14:51
  • SgvH

> In reply to UadeaD @ 2013-03-19 13:45 from 0v@y - click to readI think you have the benchmarks the wrong way round just visit the blog.

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  • 2013-03-19 14:29
  • SgvH

> In reply to UadeaD @ 2013-03-19 13:45 from 0v@y - click to readNot true S4 beat Htc one!!!

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  • 2013-03-19 14:24
  • kx5w

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-03-19 10:07 from dSvm - click to readNope S4 is the better choice not everybody have access to internet all the time. Samsung give us choice not htc. S4 is the way to go.

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  • 2013-03-19 14:23
  • kx5w

> In reply to Tiger @ 2013-03-19 12:11 from SgvH - click to readwell... HTC One is also Snapdragon 600 and HTC was also much closer to Qualcomm, that's why HTC One is ahead of SGS 4 in benchmarks.
And for metal unibody which HTC got used - metal is still metal, even after few months. While plastic SGS4 goes to trash after few days of active use.

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  • 2013-03-19 13:45
  • 0v@y

> In reply to Stroganoff @ 2013-03-19 13:29 from U}}x - click to readBeing a metal casing i'm sure signal quality would suffer too, so, I agree with you.

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  • 2013-03-19 13:38
  • SgvH

> In reply to Tiger @ 2013-03-19 12:11 from SgvH - click to readnot sure for that, but actually aluminum for phone casing is useless. it can make the phone signal receiver very poor and heating your hands for long time used.

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  • 2013-03-19 13:29
  • U}}x

The Snapdragon 600 based Galaxy S4 is "twice" as fast as the Galaxy S3 also including the Iphone 5,
And yes also easily beating The HTC one as well.

Happy days :)

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  • 2013-03-19 12:20
  • SgvH

> In reply to Stroganoff @ 2013-03-19 12:06 from U}}x - click to readAluminum starts to degrade and turns dull after a few weeks of use.

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  • 2013-03-19 12:11
  • SgvH

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-03-19 10:07 from dSvm - click to readthe built quality is your point. yeah.. enjoy your aluminum for nothing. have fun

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  • 2013-03-19 12:06
  • U}}x

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