Samsung 2GHz dual-core Smartphone incoming; Exynos to take on Snapdragon

April 18, 2011
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Samsung's Galaxy S II may have gone through an overclock before it even launched, taking the dual-core CPU to 1.2GHz (and handily matching the HTC Sensation) but apparently the company has even higher ambitions for mobile processors in the coming months. According to Korea's Maeli Business Newspaper, Samsung is planning a 2GHz dual-core smartphone "by next year".

"We are planning to release a 2Ghz dual core CPU-equipped smartphone by next year," an unnamed Samsung exec told the newspaper. "This product will have the data processing capacities of a regular PC" he continued.

Although the exact nature of the processor is unknown, it's believed to slot into Samsung's Exynos branding. Samsung is also expected to begin offering the Exynos chips to other manufacturers, taking on Qualcomm's Snapdragon in the process.

[via Engadget]


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  • Eric

    Hey Samsung! Why don’t you advertise that you have fixed your GPS issues and that you are committed to more timely updates? I’ll never say never, but I don’t see myself buying another Samsung phone until they prove they are going to take care of us after the sell.

  • Petere

    Better give me a battery that lasts a week than a 2 GHz dual core phone.

  • Kevinmedina1988

    wow this is amazing a 2g procesor in a cell phone is crazy this will be a super fast phone i have a 1g procesor the samsung galaxy indulge from metro pcs

  • Hollykick

    cool now we can run windows xp on phones