The Galaxy S4 is all set to be in your hands—but minus the Exynos 5 chip. The latest Exynos 5 Octa was launched at the Consumer Electronics Show, in January. In technical terms, the processor was defined as a quad-core chip and classified as the Exynos 5410—with eight cores.
On the threshold of the much awaited launch of Galaxy S4, there are rumors that the version in North America will be launched with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 chip–though the UK models can still await the Exynos Octa with a 1.2GHz Cortex-A7 and 1.6GHz Cortex-A15 cluster.
However, the last reports from New York state that The UKN version will be powered by the Qualcomm’s S4 Snapdragon 600 chip. Well, you may ask what the big deal is. The Snapdragon 600 is equally powerful –but then the disgruntlement would obviously linger for some time because of this last minute changes by Samsung Inc.
According to James Bruce, the lead mobile strategist from ARM, the Exynos 5 Octa uses the little architecture which is equipped to address the fundamental problems of the processor and provides greater efficiency.… Read the rest
Geekbench is a chipset comparing platforms for gadgets, laptops, ultrabooks and smart phones. After much research and study the platform has given Samsung Galaxy S4 top position, thanks to its Snapdragon chip clocked at 1.9 GHz. The phone was compared to HTC One, Apple iPhone 5 and LG Optimus G Pro in regard to processing speed. HTC One has the same chipset as Samsung Galaxy S4, but it is clocked at 1.7 GHz and comparing to Apple iPhone 5, Samsung Galaxy S4 runs as fast as twice. Even the chipset of LG Optimus G Pro runs at 1.7 GHz which is less than Samsung Galaxy S4.… Read the rest
What we are hearing from Piper Jaffary analyst Gus Richard is that Samsung Galaxy S4 may not come with Exynos 5 Octa chip due to some technical difficulties but with Qualcomm chip. Just a month away from official announcement lots of information regarding Samsung Galaxy S4 is leaked. Even all the leaked benchmarks show that Samsung Galaxy S4may not be using the Octa chip set. Here is what analyst has to say:
Here’s the analyst had to say about Samsung Galaxy S4:
We believe Samsung’s Galaxy S4 has slipped and the Galaxy S3 has been in production a quarter longer than expected. We believe the S4 is being delayed primarily due to power issues with the company’s eight-core Exynos Octa […] we believe the company is likely to shift more to external sources. We believe QCOM will pick up more of Samsung’s S4 business.… Read the rest