Samsung Galaxy S III to be powered by quad-core Exynos with LTE compatibility?

News Natasha Garyali 19:30, 20 Mar 2012

Samsung's upcoming Android smartphone, Galaxy S III is expected to feature Exynos-branded quad-core processor

Samsung Galaxy S II successor, Galaxy SIII will be powered by company's Exynos-branded quad-core mobile application processors.

The news which comes via Korea Times also revealed that Samsung’s single-chip solution will bring LTE, telecommunications and W-CDMA functions together.

Elaborating on the move, a senior executive from the Korean company told the publication: 'Samsung has a stronger intent to lower its dependence on Qualcomm and our technicians believe that we have made significant progress in producing logic-based chips for high-end devices, combined logic and memory chips for graphic controllers and core communication chips for Internet-enabled consumer devices.'

He further added: 'We don’t think there will be big technology-related problems as we have already tested our telecommunications chips in some smartphones and tablets for consumers in North America. Also, Google’s first reference mobile, the Galaxy Nexus, is using Samsung's telecom chips.'

There has been no official word from Samsung on this front.

LTE is being touted as the next step in the technology, with more and more tablets and mobile phones aligning themselves to move from 3G to 4G network.

The actual specs of Samsung Galaxy S III, continue to be shrouded in mystery. Expected to be launched somewhere between April-May, the highly anticipated Android 4.0 smartphone is rumored to contain a giant 4.6 inch HD display, dual core Exynos 4212 (1.8 GHz) chipset and a 12-megapixel camera sensor.

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