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First true octa-core smartphone unveiled

19 October, 2013 | Read the news | Post your comment
First true octa-core smartphone unveiled - read the full textMediaTek was the first to announce a chipset with a true octa-core processor back in June and now the first phone utilizing it has gone official. The UMI X2S broke cover at the Autumn Edition of Hong Kong Electronics Fair. All of UMI’s phones are intended for the Chinese market and that’s why...

 

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...and Archos is outing a phone with 512mb of RAM. ?

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  • 2013-10-20 06:47
  • Rx90

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-10-20 05:43 from bJbn - click to readThe reason is obvious.
Being bullied.

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  • 2013-10-20 06:25
  • ty@1

> In reply to Lag a Lie in Andriod @ 2013-10-20 04:16 from uBS2 - click to readAndroid does not lag.. This lie has been started by samsung troll.. They are paid by samsung..

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  • 2013-10-20 05:57
  • t}7K

> In reply to techworm @ 2013-10-20 04:57 from PAXm - click to readandroid dosent lag?? i have galaxy start single core 1ghz. 256 mb ram. and it lags a lot. your guys lie.
there is even lags in s4 srch in google samsung galaxy s4 lag fix. you will get over 9000 results

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  • 2013-10-20 05:47
  • U@kx

> In reply to Shootergod @ 2013-10-20 05:36 from YPbd - click to readif u want expecting iphone 4 working smooth like iphone 5 or 5s , apple dont have build another iphone ...

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  • 2013-10-20 05:46
  • bJbn

> In reply to shitameh @ 2013-10-20 05:39 from t7Ey - click to readcant understand why samsung fanboy hate so much about apple ... maybe they been paid by Samsung

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  • 2013-10-20 05:43
  • bJbn

Jizz...cant understand why apple fanboys are so jealous with samsung, are you guyz brainwashed by siri?

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  • 2013-10-20 05:39
  • t7Ey

> In reply to techworm @ 2013-10-20 04:57 from PAXm - click to readwell, even when you unlock the phone it lags with the animation, they are fading with their barely-change ios7. Their vid recording has no pause button also @_@,which seems strange to me.

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  • 2013-10-20 05:36
  • YPbd

8 cores to play candy crush saga,,,lol

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  • 2013-10-20 05:30
  • Qusk

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-10-19 22:45 from t}hn - click to readwhat do u mean by this !!!

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  • 2013-10-20 05:11
  • Kh2$

To me the number of cores doesn't matter. The most important thing is how fast the file is opened and of course how fast web page loads. And also the battery to last as long as possible. Nowadays all phone manufacturer are trying to get the title of the worlds best slimmest phone manufacturer and they all fails on the battery. The phone becomes too slim and the battery size had to be sacrificed to accommodate slim size phone.

I know there are nerds out there who always comments "WHO WANTs TO CARRY A BRICK" They didn't realized that they are the ones who carry brick around even if they bring with them the slimmest phone. This is just basic mathematics which they are not aware of.

Eg SLIM PHONE + EXTERNAL POWER BANK = Equivalent to Brick Phone.






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  • 2013-10-20 05:07
  • sF%b

There are mostly Apple fans who says Android lags. But true is iOS lags. There are LAGS in iMessage, LAGS in wifi connection, LAGS in network signal since iphone 4, LAGS in Apple Maps, LAGS in lockscreen that can be bypassed, LAGS in whole OS that drains the battery, iphone 5c is flop and Apple has ordered to slow down its production. Slo-Mo video in 5s is actually 480p which is upsized to 720p.

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  • 2013-10-20 04:57
  • PAXm

> In reply to Lag a Lie in Andriod @ 2013-10-20 04:16 from uBS2 - click to readmaybe u dont know what the meaning of "LAG"

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  • 2013-10-20 04:46
  • bJbn

Whats up with all u guys?
we do need better chipsets b it ios android or windows ..

...yes i do agree most of the apps run on a single core or dual core processers however there r some unique really awesome apps and features that r not supported by the low core processors
like my s2 is dual core it does not have screen mirroring but my note2 has screen mirroring and i feel screen mirroring is a really awesome feature with a full hd smart tv ... like wise there many other apps , hd games and features which only runs on more powerfull chipsets ..so just welcome the new tech ...

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  • 2013-10-20 04:23
  • U$4j

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-10-19 22:45 from t}hn - click to readu will never get heavy games like infinity blade

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  • 2013-10-20 04:19
  • Khuf
  • Lag a Lie in Andriod
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> In reply to marcuzdjew @ 2013-10-20 01:37 from t7Xi - click to readAndroid does not lag, heard of jellybean and butter smooth?
lag has been a Lie started by jealous losers

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  • 2013-10-20 04:16
  • uBS2

Well buddy, you can't blame me for that,you can see their performance(http://www.gsmarena.com/mediat...ws-­6997.php) is lower than quad core galaxy S4 and of course it will surely be lower than octa-core S4 in Antutu Comparison.So, their so-called true octa core is nothing more than a fable story. Good to know but too hard to be true.

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  • 2013-10-20 04:14
  • YPbd

seriously thought that was a samsung galaxy. Even the back camera retains the same layout as the S4.

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  • 2013-10-20 04:14
  • vu@%

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-10-19 22:45 from t}hn - click to readHAAHHA.... u funny ~

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  • 2013-10-20 03:51
  • bJbn

L O L half of the comments are bitten apple frustrated trolls ha ha ha ha ha ha

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  • 2013-10-20 03:49
  • 9xS3

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