Samsung to launch a 1.4 GHz Galaxy S II in September?

A particularly juicy rumor has it that Samsung is preparing an updated version of its Samsung Galaxy S II flagship with a 1.4 GHz dual-core processor. The upgrade could either be delivered with the NFC-capable version of the company flagship or in a completely new smartphone.

Word is Samsung is preparing an updated version of its Exynos SoC. It will reportedly retain the same GPU (Mali-400MP) and RAM amount (1GB), but it will boost the processor speed by 200 MHz to 1.4 GHz. Samsung has done that once, upping the Galaxy S II CPU frequency right before its market release.

The more interesting question is whether we'll see the new SoC in an updated version of the Galaxy S II, such as the upcoming NFC edition, or it is going to launch within a completely new device.

According to the source Samsung is making the update so its flagship will be able to compete even more successfully with the iPhone 5, when it gets announced (reportedly this September). We'll hopefully see how things turn out after a couple of months.

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Samsung to launch a 1.4 GHz Galaxy S II in September? - reader comments

  • Tony - Croatia

I am one of the first and very proud (:-)) owners of the Galaxy S 2 and call tell you that it will not matter much to me whether the CPu runs at 1.2 or 1.4, wha matters are the following things: Super AMOLED display, which I already have in the curre...

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  • 2011-08-16 16:19
  • pr0n
  • iceboy

Galaxy s2 32gb when released? 1.5 GHz is realy or just over clock?

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  • 2011-07-02 09:59
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  • sumitsmarty

I need to buy a phone 1.4ghz dosen't make a huge difference to me but things that matter's is SUPER AMOLED HD display.I think that can make me wait for this phones plz conform the specification of this phone as soon as possible.

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  • 2011-07-01 09:42
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