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http://www.anandtech.com/show/6453/the-droid-dna-announced-5inch-1080p-s4-pro
http://www.dailytech.com/article.aspx?newsid=29185




The picture is enough. smile.gif
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Looks nice. I wonder why no one other than Google/Samsung are using Cortex A15 chips though...
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Originally Posted by geoxile View Post

Looks nice. I wonder why no one other than Google/Samsung are using Cortex A15 chips though...

Because it takes a lot more than simply plugging in a new core architecture into an existing chip to go from an custom designed ARM to an A15 based core. We wont see a Snapdragon based on the A15-mpcore until there is an entire new release of the Snapdragon, likely called the S5. Besides, Qualcomm has almost never (or never at all?) gone with base ARM cores like the A9 or A15, their cores are custom designed and have much different specs than the base ARM cores. The Krait core is sort of halfway between the A9 and A15 as is. With this phone, the S4 was chosen either because the Exynos 5 was not available when it began the design phase at HTC, or the Exynos 5 did not fit the price/performance/power specs that HTC was looking for.

EDIT: you can see the differences in core architecture specs here:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Krait_(CPU)
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Waiting on battery life reviews and an actual size comparison. If its not much bigger than my Galaxy Nexus on VZW I might look into this.
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I wonder if Note 3 will be 6 inches....
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At this rate, we'll see 4k smartphone screens before we see 4k HDTVs in our living rooms....
    
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At this rate, we'll see 4k smartphone screens before we see 4k HDTVs in our living rooms....

Yup. Which is an utterly useless solution. There's a limit to how much "higher res screen" sells. Android handset manufacturers need to start relying on more than just beefing up hardware....

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That thing is sexy. But I would prefer a White+Silver one ....
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Almost looks like my EVO 4G LTE just bigger and faster. Nice phone
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post #9 of 92
Damn, that looks sleek. I'm a sucker for black+color accent.
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This vs Nexus 4?
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