[Rumor] Samsung Intends to Beat Apple in 'Home Turf' of US with Exynos 5 Octa SGS4

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  1. dgstorm

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    According to the latest intel that seems to come straight from Korea, all the previous rumors suggesting that the North American version of the Samsung Galaxy S IV coming with a chip other than the Exynos 5 Octa-core are completely false. In fact, it's possible that the rumor is reversed if even viable at all. Insider sources suggest that Samsung's intent is to deal a powerful blow to their U.S. based rival, Apple. They intend to do that by hitting the ground running with the most powerful and most efficient hardware on the planet that they made themselves, the Exynos 5 Octa-core.

    Not only that, but their choice of launch sites is no coincidence either. They chose New York, not just because it is a famous bastion of American history, but also because of its nickname, "The Big Apple." They apparently want to hit their Cupertino-based rival hard on many fronts, even in a metaphorical way. Besides hitting their rival in the abstract, there is a real competitive drive from Samsung to boost themselves to a whole new level in the real world too. Here's a quote with some additional detail,

    You have to hand it to Samsung. They really have that "eye of the tiger" competitive mentality. They strive forward by innovating and pushing the creative envelope, even with their marketing campaigns. It is exciting to hear that the U.S. version of the device will likely have the hot new tech in the Exynos 5 Octa-core chip. What do you guys think? Are you more excited by the idea that the device will come with the new super-chip from Sammy?

    Source: KoreaTimes
     
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    Damn it, looks like I'm going to be buying a new phone at full price. I love my S3, but I have no doubt someone else who buys it will love it just as much =D. I will however give it some time though to make sure all the kinks are worked out, root is obtained (as well as unlock its bootloader if its locked) and all that jazz.
     
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    I hope this is true. :icon_ banana:
     
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    to Beat Apple in 'Home Turf' of US with Exynos 5 Octa SGS4

    Yes, yes, yes!!!

    If this is true and we do get the Octa core processor I'm 100% jumping on the S4 as my next phone.

    Take that X phone.

    Sent from the Nexus Galaxy.
     
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    makes me a bit leery about getting the S4 with new hardware that may possibly be un stable but it won't stop me :D