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Samsung Announces 1.4GHz Quad-Core Exynos Processor, Will Come Equipped in New Galaxy SIII
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The quad-core processor offers phenomenal multitasking abilities surpassing any single or dual application processor. Since all the cores must share a single battery, the power management and efficiency in the limited battery capacity are indispensable for mobile computing devices. Given the diverse functionalities consumers are demanding from their mobile devices today, the Exynos 4 Quad meets those high-performance needs while keeping power consumption very low.

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http://www.droid-life.com/2012/04/25/samsung-announces-1-4ghz-quad-core-exynos-processor-will-come-equipped-in-new-galaxy-siii/

Great news for us with upgrades due in the near future biggrin.gif
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In reality why would a person need a quad core? For example in PC the CPU is not there to use the computer but as complete tasks and calculations. I feel like we have fallen victim to pointless smartphone upgrades.
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Slap bang on when I need to renew my contract.

This is going to be awesome.
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In reality why would a person need a quad core? For example in PC the CPU is not there to use the computer but as complete tasks and calculations. I feel like we have fallen victim to pointless smartphone upgrades.

QFT

Unless all phones start to come with some kind of laptop dock, quad core's in a phone just seem a little over kill. I'm all for higher resolution screens and better cameras and faster connection speeds, but how many tasks can you really do on a phone that requires so much CPU power?
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QFT
Unless all phones start to come with some kind of laptop dock, quad core's in a phone just seem a little over kill. I'm all for higher resolution screens and better cameras and faster connection speeds, but how many tasks can you really do on a phone that requires so much CPU power?

All kinds, really. Video decoding, performance on 3D games and emulators, better file management, etc. Not to mention that there are phones that use laptop docks, such as the Atrix/RAZR and PadFone. Ubuntu for Android is just around the corner as well.
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I just want a smart phone with decent battery life, say a day of heavy usage without sacrificing features of a powerful device... Really what is wrong with dual cores??? Four cores with new phones coming out is starting to be a fad, though I can't complain, I love technology too much to much and progression is a must.. /rant.

As for this phone.. Looks great, lol:p

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Wouldn't this lower the battery life? It really shouldn't last for long unless they throw a huge battery.
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All kinds, really. Video decoding, performance on 3D games and emulators, better file management, etc. Not to mention that there are phones that use laptop docks, such as the Atrix/RAZR and PadFone. Ubuntu for Android is just around the corner as well.

Really games? Theoretically yes but come one u don't buy a quad core phone for games that don't exist. Also as far as video decoding my gnex can do 720p no.lag software decoding which is really the only thing that's demanding. Emulations are not really hardware limited but soft. Had Atrix and the idea of using it a laptop was a bit stupid because of the price for the dock you could buy a real faster laptops that does.much more then Linux
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