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Samsung Galaxy S IV: What To Expect

Samsung's Galaxy S phones have become the closest thing to the mythical "iPhone killer" of Android fans' dreams. Here's a look at the next version's likely features.
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The Galaxy S IV will be powered by Samsung's Exynos 5 Octa, the world's first 8-core mobile processor, according to some published reports. Unveiled in January at CES 2013, the ARM-based Octa has four large Cortex-A15 processor cores, which are built for high-performance tasks such as HD video streaming and graphics-intensive gaming. Four smaller ARM Cortex-A7 cores, optimized for low power consumption, handle the bulk of mobile chores. The benefit for mobile users is twice the performance at half the power consumption, or so Samsung and ARM claim. Impressive-sounding, yes. But will the average smartphone user see real-world improvements?

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2/5/2013 | 8:47:50 PM
re: Samsung Galaxy S IV: What To Expect
We're working on making our slideshows more user friendly. We thank you for your continued input, Leo, as well as creating New Year's Resolutions on our behalf. Meanwhile, I'm now having Samsung S IV envy. Later this year, when Apple comes out with whatever new Phone it will have, and once I've had a chance with a BlackBerry 10 device, and we see what else MS Windows Phones come along, it should be an interesting time to get to make my next smartphone selection.
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2/5/2013 | 8:35:40 PM
re: Samsung Galaxy S IV: What To Expect
Leo,

I agree, this is not a slide show, just a bunch of links to other web pages
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2/5/2013 | 7:23:12 PM
re: Samsung Galaxy S IV: What To Expect
Information Week only had one important New Year's Resolution this year. '"No Slide Show Articles with out a prominent 'View-as-one-page' link." How's that working out for you so far?
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