Samsung rumored to employ Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 for Galaxy S4

Samsung rumored to employ Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 for Galaxy S4

samsung_logo_720Samsung will forgo the in-house Exynos processor in favor of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 for the upcoming Galaxy S4, reports Korean Media (translate). Allegedly, Samsung’s own chip is power hungry and gets rather warm as compared to the Qualcomm processor. Not that we’re complaining; the benchmarks for the Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 are incredible.

Among other details, the Samsung Galaxy S4 is expected to feature a 4.9-inch Full HD display, 2GB RAM, 64GB internal storage, and the

  • 1.9Ghz Quad Core APQ8064T Qualcomm Snapdragon 600/800 processor.

See Also: What we expect: Samsung Galaxy S4

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7 Comments

  1. htowngtr
    February 20, 10:30 Reply

    So basically it will be whether you like Touchwiz or Sense between this and the new HTC One.

  2. Mark La Pierre
    February 20, 10:57 Reply

    I like exynos, my note 2 has the best battery life out of any other phone ive had. And Ive had them all.

    • Brewbud
      February 20, 15:23 Reply

      The note 2 has a huge battery so it definitely has best battery out there. When they shrink the phone size they need to start looking at power savings

  3. Rovex
    February 22, 07:54 Reply

    I hope this isnt true, the Exynos range are just better in real use. All Exynos devices feel smoother and faster to me than any of the alternatives. It may not be due to the hardware, but Samsungs Kernel optimisation just being better, i don’t know. Still, id take Snapdragon over Tegra any day.

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