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Here's the Samsung Galaxy S4 versions breakdown by countries

21 March, 2013 | Read the news | Post your comment
Here's the Samsung Galaxy S4 versions breakdown by countries - read the full textSamsung announced the Galaxy S4 with an Exynos 5 Octa chipset, but what the presenters didn’t say during the announcement is that a lot of countries will be getting the Snapdragon 600 version instead. And it’s not just North America either. SamMobile has compiled a list that shows which...


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this is ridiculous to remove fm radio from the s3 version.

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  • 2013-03-22 12:44
  • Sjwd

samsung this is the lamest phone you ever build . You put a 7 months old chip inside your junk which makes it even slower . Go down samsung , i am fan of lg anyway . They may not have the gratest advertising campigns but at least they allways put the latest and gratest (far before all others) in their phones on even lower price than your junk sh*ts !

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  • 2013-03-22 12:40
  • 3XyS

> In reply to Android Man @ 2013-03-22 11:03 from nFCe - click to readAfter ala.. Samsung is ASIA... LOL

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  • 2013-03-22 12:34
  • uCLv

No FM Radio. No Galaxy S4.

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  • 2013-03-22 11:47
  • ix1u

> In reply to KennthP4V @ 2013-03-21 13:45 from jZ1@ - click to readwithis decision samsung will lose consumers. Hope galaxy note 3 is an original octa core or i 'll choose blackberry q10.

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  • 2013-03-22 11:47
  • JxLE

what a shock uk gets the lower spec version. one day the uk will get the best version. shame on you Samsung.

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  • 2013-03-22 11:03
  • nFCe

> In reply to Zeelo @ 2013-03-22 07:47 from M%jQ - click to readlol just imagine Africa without South Africa

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  • 2013-03-22 10:35
  • f3Ke

> In reply to Erik Engelsen @ 2013-03-22 08:03 from 2C8G - click to read.... Hardest pick of the century. LTE OR GPU!

BTW ... Where is the FM radio!?

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  • 2013-03-22 10:17
  • PGXj

wich s4 will south africa get

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  • 2013-03-22 09:46
  • NHTb

> In reply to jv2612 @ 2013-03-22 04:23 from IA{M - click to readErrrr where the hell did you get the info that t-mobile dont have LTE? They have after aquiring metro-pcs.

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  • 2013-03-22 09:38
  • t7Xr

If this supposed to be truth and my country (Serbia) get I9505 version,that will be big dissapointing for me.LTE/4G network in my region,who knows when is be enabled,so we dont need a I905 SGS4.

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  • 2013-03-22 09:12
  • 3ITW

> In reply to yuuu @ 2013-03-22 04:58 from wrf8 - click to read What a waste from Samsung they over hype the device, they screw us customers around again by not releasing two different versions when it really should just need one version, i was really foward to get this phone, now i'm not so sure anymore

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  • 2013-03-22 08:03
  • 2C8G

So a slower cpu chip for faster data?!? Makes no sense!!

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  • 2013-03-22 07:54
  • NB8V

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-03-22 06:55 from AT@@ - click to readHTC also uses Snapdragon

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  • 2013-03-22 07:51
  • M%jQ

I don't see South Africa over here!
Africa without South Africa???

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  • 2013-03-22 07:47
  • M%jQ

> In reply to CKP18941 @ 2013-03-21 21:54 from fqj@ - click to readIt is probably because S3 uses an external LTE chip while the S4 uses the one built into the core processor (for a slimmer profile). Since the Snapdragon 600 has one built-in and the Exynos octa does not, the model availability are thus split. S600 model with LTE and Exynos Octa with only 3G support.

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  • 2013-03-22 07:27
  • N5cY

> In reply to Guess @ 2013-03-22 06:25 from 8ZgC - click to readLol it's not a matter of opinion, it's simple facts. An A15 core trashes the Snapdragon 600 core. They're not even close, it's not even funny. The dual a15 nexus 10 is better than snapdragon quads, imagine what quad a15 chip would do :-P . Same with the GPU, the exynos (power vr) part would be substantially faster than qualcomm's 320.

It's sad that 1st world countries will get shafted, I suppose there is low availability for the exynos chip, so they compensate by releasing it only on select markets...

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  • 2013-03-22 07:25
  • swgY

> In reply to Guess who @ 2013-03-22 06:28 from 8ZgC - click to readActually I don't have any Idea if USA is retailing the S4 locked or unlocked I'll have a word with my cousin soon regarding this, I'm sure I'll not be taking one from carrier.. could you help you with this from where I must take or what'll be the best.. Thanks mate

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  • 2013-03-22 07:24
  • S35r

If South Africa doesn't get the Exynos core I'll go with HTC. That Snapdragon will just be too battery intensive.

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  • 2013-03-22 06:55
  • AT@@

hooray! the Philippines will have both i9500 and i9505 versions of S4!!!

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  • 2013-03-22 06:34
  • t7XH

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