Samsung I9100 Galaxy S II dual-core CPU will run at 1.2 GHz

06 April, 2011 | Comments (173) | Post your comment

The Samsung I9100 Galaxy S II is a pretty powerful beast as it is with its Exynos chipset featuring a dual-core Cortex-A9 CPU and Mali 400 GPU. However Samsung obviously decided 1GHz is not good enough for their flagship so they are adding even more oomph to it.

The company's Estonian office has just confirmed through their Facebook page that the two CPU cores will be running at 1.2 GHz, rather than the previously announced 1GHz. That update brings the Samsung I9100 Galaxy S II to the top of the Cortex-A9 class, in pure computing power, at least.

It's a surprising move, we admit. We've never seen processor specs jump midway from announcement to release but that's obviously the case, The Galaxy S II official microsite no longer lists the exact technical specs of the CPU, so we can only assume something's cooking there for real.

Update: We just got a further confirmation from an internal source that the Galaxy S II CPU has indeed been updated to 1.2GHz.

What we don't know yet is how this new chip compares to the new Qualcomm Snapdragons, featuring 1.4 GHz dual-core Scorpion CPUs. We guess we'll see about that in a couple of months time when the Galaxy S II and the HTC EVO 3D will both be finalized.

It should be pretty obvious by now that 2011 is going to be as good a year for Android fans as 2010.

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Samsung I9100 Galaxy S II dual-core CPU will run at 1.2 GHz - reader comments

  • asza

anybody give me link to download whatsapp to this phone

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  • 2012-12-04 09:01
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  • Anonymous

iPhone 4S trumps the galaxy. The cortex is based on A4 technlogy. And apple is using A5. Basically, the samsung galaxy as 2 milimetres thicker, and alot larger Sq CM's because it has to fit 4X the processor in it. Baby techology.

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  • 2011-12-22 16:23
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  • angel

i had sent my excel file attachment to bookclip. where can i find the bookclip? thanks

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  • 2011-08-18 07:55
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