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Details of a dual-core Samsung Galaxy S3 have appeared online, suggesting the US will get a 4G-friendly version of the flagship handset.

According to data on the NenaMark benchmark site, a handset boasting model number SCH-I535 has appeared rocking Qualcomm's 1.5GHz Snapdragon S4 dual-core processor.
The data is tagged to the network Verizon and other stats match up with the Galaxy S3, including the 1280 x 720 screen resolution and the Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich OS.

http://www.techradar.com/news/phone-and-communications/mobile-phones/dual-core-samsung-galaxy-s3-appears-1080207
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I dont mind at all. I think quad core phones are cool, but I would rather have 4g.
     
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Haven't been keeping up very well with the dual/quad core variations, but are there any benchmarks or performance reviews comparing the two? I'm getting along just fine without 4G right now so if a quad core boasts a large performance gain than I may prefer to have it instead...
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Dual core is fine for a phone, long as this leads to some nicer battery life. thumb.gif
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^ Quad core would technically give better battery life than a dual core.
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So which will be faster the HTC One X or Samsung Galaxy S3??
    
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Originally Posted by Xeio View Post

Dual core is fine for a phone, long as this leads to some nicer battery life. thumb.gif

Just so you know, the quad core SGS3 has a battery life as long if not longer than a Tablet
http://blog.gsmarena.com/samsung-galaxy-s-iii-battery-test-is-ready-does-very-well/
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So which will be faster the HTC One X or Samsung Galaxy S3??

if they both are using the same SoC for the US version, they are basically the same, they both outputs the same resolution? But its the little thing that seperates them. For me, I rather go with the SGS3, you can add a memory card, and the SGS3 has a larger and a replaceable battery.
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post #8 of 17
Isn't the S4 Krait dual core on 28nm too? That reduction by itself increases battery life. The processor is already a lot faster, so the extra battery life is a huge bonus as well.
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wait so why cant quad core phones use 4g?
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wait so why cant quad core phones use 4g?

Chipset doesn't support LTE.

The speculation is still that the HSPA+ variant (T-Mobile) will be quad core.
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