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Samsung Galaxy S3 to Feature Dual-core 1.8GHz CPU?

By - Source: Phandroid | B 27 comments

No need to let multiple lawsuits across countless countries get in the way of development.

Though the tech world maybe eager to hear more about the Samsung Nexus Prime, it's not the only exciting Samsung phone in the pipeline. According to a recent tip sent to Phandroid, the company's Galaxy S3 smartphone is sharping up to be quite the beast.

The above photo is allegedly of an internal Samsung slide and details the progression of the Galaxy S3 line. Sent to Phandroid earlier this week, the slide includes details of a Galaxy S III device. If the information is legitimate (and could well be a fake, since there's a few mistakes in the image), this new Android device will boast a 1.8GHz dual-core Exynos 4212 processor, 2GB of RAM, a 12MP camera, and a 4.6-inch Super AMOLED Plus HD display. The phone is said to be even slimmer than the Galaxy S2, support 4G LTE and NFC.

Considering the monster specs the Nexus Prime is rumored to have, these specs for the Galaxy S3 don't seem at all impossible.

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    aznguy0028 , October 12, 2011 10:04 AM
    it just blows my mind thinking that just about a decade ago, we were only at the 1ghz barrier for the cpu on deskstops, and now we are having dual cores 1.5ghz+ in our phones that fits in the palm of our hands x_x
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    aznguy0028 , October 12, 2011 10:04 AM
    it just blows my mind thinking that just about a decade ago, we were only at the 1ghz barrier for the cpu on deskstops, and now we are having dual cores 1.5ghz+ in our phones that fits in the palm of our hands x_x
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    plasmastorm , October 12, 2011 10:16 AM
    If you can't noticed the severe spelling mistakes in that slide then I guess it's no suprise you wouldn't noticed this was debunked 3-4 days ago on most other tech sites already.
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    plasmastorm , October 12, 2011 10:18 AM
    and no, i can't spell either :) 
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    back_by_demand , October 12, 2011 10:27 AM
    Just because the slide is a fake doesn't mean that Samsung aren't working on a phone that powerful for release soon anyway, they easily have the capability and the will.

    Watch this space.
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    Dandalf , October 12, 2011 10:42 AM
    I hope it isn't bigger than the S2. I have the S2 and it's the perfect size for putting on a table next to someone's iPhone and making it look like a cheap toy thanks to the Super AMOLED's contrast.

    However 4.6" is too big! It will look silly and be difficult to hold. All Samsung have to do is increase the screen resolution! That's literally the ONLY way the Iphone is better at the moment!
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    xtremeways , October 12, 2011 10:50 AM
    FAKE!
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    Anonymous , October 12, 2011 11:09 AM
    @Dandalf

    you S2 is 5" ?
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    chronicbint , October 12, 2011 11:54 AM
    S2 is far too big anyway, any bigger and its a tablet.
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    cinergy , October 12, 2011 12:03 PM
    So what? Stupid race for megahertz again from PC Pentium 4 era.
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    guanyu210379 , October 12, 2011 12:43 PM
    Soon we have no tablets but only smartphones with 10.1" screen size.
    Amagine making a phone call with such a thing without using headset...halloooooo...
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    Anonymous , October 12, 2011 1:44 PM
    Bring it on! Fake or not, the specs are achievable. I think 4.5/6" is perfect for me. Not too big and not too small either. Bump the resolution to 720p or higher and we have a very formidable device. I don't think 12mp Camera is a plus. Nice to have but not essential. 8mp will do. 64gb of storage and microsd card of 32gb will be plenty (96gb total).
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    Anonymous , October 12, 2011 1:57 PM
    Amagine it. Just amagine it. Thonk of the pussiblities!
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    salgado18 , October 12, 2011 2:40 PM
    cinergySo what? Stupid race for megahertz again from PC Pentium 4 era.

    If those specs are real, then it can run Windows 8 ARM. :) 
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    gokanis , October 12, 2011 2:50 PM
    plasmastormIf you can't noticed the severe spelling mistakes in that slide then I guess it's no suprise you wouldn't noticed this was debunked 3-4 days ago on most other tech sites already.


    We didn't 'noticed'. lol
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    back_by_demand , October 12, 2011 3:54 PM
    salgado18If those specs are real, then it can run Windows 8 ARM.

    Windows 8 uses less resources than Windows 7, Windows 7 runs on a laptop I have had for 8 years, that laptop has less resources than some 3 year old smartphones so I can totally get with that.
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    ikyung , October 12, 2011 4:14 PM
    kiwimanBring it on! Fake or not, the specs are achievable. I think 4.5/6" is perfect for me. Not too big and not too small either. Bump the resolution to 720p or higher and we have a very formidable device. I don't think 12mp Camera is a plus. Nice to have but not essential. 8mp will do. 64gb of storage and microsd card of 32gb will be plenty (96gb total).

    Yeah I also agree the 4.5inch is the sweet spot as long as they don't waste space on the border of the phone. Pretty sure it will be 720p or higher since the phones coming out are. I've always liked Samsung screens so the phone sounds very awesome. I also believe dual-core is the sweet spot for smartphones until quad-cores become outdated for PCs. Probably won't be for another 5 years.
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    rajaawad23 , October 12, 2011 6:23 PM
    1.8GHz? thats going to be boiling hot. and 4.6" can you imagine how big that actually is?
    4.2" maximum for me and the CPU sounds nice but the heat is going to be an issue for sure.
    and is it even possible to being slimmer than the s2?
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    XZaapryca , October 12, 2011 6:30 PM
    chronicbintS2 is far too big anyway, any bigger and its a tablet.


    You're entitled to your opinion, but if you got big hands and/or old eyes...the Galaxy S2 is frick'n awesome. I just got one last week after three years of no cell phone at all. Holy cow! The screen is almost as big as a whole iphone4. $100 on amazonwireless with a new contract.
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    dgingeri , October 12, 2011 6:40 PM
    Sweet! That'll come out right about the time my contract with AT&T ends and I replace my Captivate.
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    srgess , October 12, 2011 6:45 PM
    damn this ill still be in competition of iphone 7 when it come out !
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