Galaxy S7 in Canada gets the octa core Exynos chipset

ironass

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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

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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
 

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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.
 

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Interesting... Are they going to offer cdma radios in Canada? If so, are they using a qualcomm baseband chip?
 

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