1. 1yanks7's Avatar
    My friend has been telling me that the t-mobile version of the GS3 is going to have a 1.4 GHZ quad core, and that every other company is going to have a dual core because we all have LTE. I dont know if he is BS'ing me or what.




    Thanks,
    Brenden
    05-05-2012 02:20 PM
  2. Kevin OQuinn's Avatar
    Could be right. Not sure about the exact bands it supports, but last years SGSII on T-Mobile had the Snapdragon in it, not the Exynos. Depends on if the quad-core supports HSPA+ 42mbps.
    KoukiFC3S likes this.
    05-05-2012 03:05 PM
  3. p2cactus's Avatar
    I think the most likely thing will be for all carriers in the us to use the same processors. HTC (so far) isn't rolling out a One based phone with the Tegra 3, so I'm guessing that Samsung is unlikely too as well.
    05-05-2012 03:58 PM
  4. piizzadude's Avatar
    2 different chips. The Exynos doesnt play well with LTE, so it will be dual core for VZW and quad for the GSM.

    Here is the first link I had, but I am sure it is somewhere in the AC reviews as well: Samsung Galaxy S III specs
    05-05-2012 04:06 PM
  5. Thomasdoc's Avatar
    If the US versions, e.g. ATT don't have the quad core the improvement in the device seems to be more incremental than truly a leap forward. What would we be looking at, then? Bigger screen, better resolution, possibly 64GB internal storage, and what else that is worth the $$? Why, if we already have a GS2, would we not simply wait another cycle for a truly better device (e.g. in terms of processing power, power consumption, etc). Let me say it out loud, I am NOT an Apple fan, quite the opposite, but iphone 5 should have a field day.
    05-07-2012 02:18 PM
  6. Eaglemaniac's Avatar
    If the US versions, e.g. ATT don't have the quad core the improvement in the device seems to be more incremental than truly a leap forward. What would we be looking at, then? Bigger screen, better resolution, possibly 64GB internal storage, and what else that is worth the $$? Why, if we already have a GS2, would we not simply wait another cycle for a truly better device (e.g. in terms of processing power, power consumption, etc). Let me say it out loud, I am NOT an Apple fan, quite the opposite, but iphone 5 should have a field day.
    Iphone 5 has a chance to even WIDEN its lead in the mobile department. Who would have thought that going into the year with the innovations Samsung was poised to make. Apple is probably gonna throw out the first a15 dual and pretty much eff up Android for a well.
    05-07-2012 03:28 PM
  7. Tkbredx's Avatar
    Should be interesting. Very possible.

    Is there anyone that is willing to give up LTE for a faster phone (Not necessarily switching phone services but in terms of preference)? I know that by me being with Sprint and not living in one of the cities that will most likely get LTE first (New Orleans) if it were possible I would probably get the Exynos processor instead of the S4.
    05-07-2012 04:55 PM
  8. LazrRocketArm's Avatar
    I'm not giving up LTE. Love the speeds on my skyrocket. Understand those in areas unsure of when they get LTE. I would go international if that were the case.
    05-07-2012 05:28 PM
  9. Thomasdoc's Avatar
    Agreed. You need as much download speed as possible to have a decent use out of your phone since many apps depend on that. If you are a frequent traveler, you live and die by your phone. But, if the US GS3 is not head and shoulders above the GS2, why bother. BTW, I am starting to follow the windows 8 phone story line. If they come out with a really good phone in the fall I like the cross-platform possibilities (windows 8 phone - tablet - laptop - PC). There is opportunity there.
    05-07-2012 05:41 PM
  10. Tkbredx's Avatar
    BTW, I am starting to follow the windows 8 phone story line. If they come out with a really good phone in the fall I like the cross-platform possibilities (windows 8 phone - tablet - laptop - PC). There is opportunity there.
    Forgot Xbox and Zune. I thought about this for the longest. But iDevices are being compatible with everything we use from tvs, cars, appliances, etc. And Android devices are almost there. Chrome OS is getting better lol. Especially Samsung ( Samsung WiFi Washer and Dryer hands-on (video) -- Engadget )


    I do like the possibility of Windows 8 being on all my devices. It could make windows a strong competitor. But at the end of the day iPhone is cross-platform with more than just other computer related devices. Its integrated in homes and everywhere else. Android is on the way to being there as well. And to me integrated everywhere seems better.
    05-07-2012 08:32 PM
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