The Samsung Galaxy S IV could use Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 600 in the United States, and a Samsung Exynos 5 Octa in Europe and other places of the world where LTE is not that widespread, according to a recent JPMorgan note.
When Samsung unveiled the eight-core Exynos 5 Octa at CES, it was widely expected that the Samsung Galaxy S IV would feature Samsung’s latest innovation. However, according to an earlier report from SamMobile, Samsung seems to have run into some overheating issues with the processor, and Samsung believes the problem will not be fixed in time for the Galaxy S IV launch.
LG has now officially launched their new quad core beast the Optimus G, touting the highest industry specs available today. The LG Optimus G has the following specs:Qualcomm’s Fusion 3 1.5GHz quad-core Snapdragon S4 Pro SoC (APQ8064) 2G / 3G / LTE radio (MDM9615) 2GB of DDR RAM 4.7-inch 1280×768 (320ppi) True HD IPS PLUS display Zerogap Touch (in-cell touch) Sealed 2100mAh Li-polymer battery Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) 13-megapixel backside-illuminated sensor with 1.1µm pixels f/2.4 autofocus lens and a single LED flash 1.3MP front Camera 32GB of built-in flash storage/no microSD card [...]
HTC plans to launch the One S in two different variants across the globe. While the US, UK, Japan, Korean, France and Germany enjoy the new Dual core Snapdragon S4 processor, HTC will launch a different model with an older yet higher clocked S3 chipset for Asia-Pacific regions and some (as-yet unspecified) European markets.
So in short if it’s got a dual-core 1.7GHz processor, you’ve got the Snapdragon S3, if it’s 1.5GHz then you have the newer S4. Be very careful if you have been saving up for the HTC One S, India might just get the S3 variant.
The next revision of the DROID RAZR series is due this year, dubbed the “DROID RAZR HD” the phone recently was spotted in a benchmark listing. A NenaMark2 report clearly shows what claims to be the Verizon phone with a Qualcomm Adreno 225 GPU. There is reason to believe that the chipset is actually a 1.5GHz Snapdragon S4 .
More details from the benchmark report show a HD screen 1196 x 720 px and Android ICS (4.0.4). Possibilities also include really thin dimensions. We’ll keep you guys updated.
Ah the infamous Asus PadFone, shown off last year to tease us with its dual functionality, the company has finally introduced the device at the MWC 2012. The phone part of this hybrid has a 4.3-inch Super AMOLED qHD display, Snapdragon’s new dual-core S4 chip, an Adreno 225 GPU, Ice Cream Sandwich and an 8-megapixel rear camera with an LED flash and f/2.2, with autofocus.
The phone has 16-64 Gb capacity options plus MicroSD (32 GB) , Bluetooth 4.0, HDMI, GPS, A-GPS, a gyroscope, 1,520mAh battery and a compass. The phone has a thin profile with only 9.2mm thickness.
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Asus has announced a major rebranding of its Transformer lineup of dock-able tablets, now to be called the Asus Infinity Pad. The first in this release lineup is the TF700T with a dual-core Qualcomm MSM 8960 Snapdragon S4 CPU and an optional LTE radio. For wifi only versions there is a Tegra 3 option, the 3G / 4G versions will have a S4 chip.
A lower end 16GB option will also be available, the specs are the same, including a quad-core Tegra 3 SoC, dual 8MP / 2MP cameras, 1GB of RAM, HDMI and a 10.1-inch, 1920 x 1200, Super IPS+ Gorilla Glass 2 display.
Infinity Pad will run Android [...]