Should you be saving up for a quad-core Smartphone? | mobile technology, mobile architecture | ST-Ericsson Technology Blog I came across this article when I searched to see when quad core phones may be arriving. (many say 2013 if you are wondering) And this article said that Dual Core processors are actually faster than Quad Cores. Or at least in a smartphone. You can read it if you'd like, just to make sure I am not crazy, but is this true?