1. ironass's Avatar
    Looks like the Canadians will be getting the Global model of the Samsung Galaxy S7 with the Exynos octa core chipset whilst across the border in the U.S.A. the carrier minority variant models are running on the quad core Qualcomm 820 chipset, the same as China, according to ubergizmo's article... Samsung Galaxy S7 In Canada Is Of The Exynos Variant

    The stock Samsung Global model of the S7/Edge, G930F/G935F, will get...

    Exynos 8890 Octa... Quad-core 2.3 GHz + Quad-core 1.6 GHz

    Whilst the U.S. carrier minority models of the S7/Edge, G930A/P/V/T/R & G935A/P/V/T/R, and possibly the China models G930FD/G935FD, will get...

    Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820... Dual-core 2.15 GHz + Dual-core 1.6 GHz

    Source

    Here are the reviews of the 2 chipsets...

    Benchmark Results Show Samsung Galaxy S7 With Exynos 8890 More Powerful Than Snapdragon 820 Version

    Galaxy S7’s ‘Snapdragon 820 Vs Exynos 8890’ Benchmark Score Comparison
    02-28-2016 07:19 PM
  2. tcdude's Avatar
    Are you serious? Wow I'm surprised but I'll take it

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    02-28-2016 07:24 PM
  3. D13H4RD2L1V3's Avatar
    I would be happy with both, honestly.

    But it's interesting to see how these 2 chips prioritize different aspects of CPU performance.

    The Exynos favors multicore performance while the 820 favors single-core performance.
    02-28-2016 07:27 PM
  4. ironass's Avatar
    Bell, Canada confirm it in their S7, "View detailed specifications"...

    Samsung Galaxy S7 | Bell Mobility | Bell Canada
    02-28-2016 07:32 PM
  5. dpham00's Avatar
    Interesting... Are they going to offer cdma radios in Canada? If so, are they using a qualcomm baseband chip?
    02-28-2016 07:37 PM
  6. ironass's Avatar
    Interesting... Are they going to offer cdma radios in Canada? If so, are they using a qualcomm baseband chip?
    Wasn't the Galaxy S6 model for Canada, SM-G920W8, a CDMA model on a Exynos chipset I believe dpham00.
    02-28-2016 07:52 PM
  7. dpham00's Avatar
    Wasn't the Galaxy S6 model for Canada, SM-G920W8, a CDMA model on a Exynos chipset I believe dpham00.
    That's interesting. Guess it could be like the Verizon s6 then with the Exynos cpu but qualcomm baseband processor.
    02-29-2016 09:54 AM

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