Rumours that the Samsung Galaxy S3 will rock a 1.4GHz quad-core processor have been confirmed by a mover and shaker at the gadget-maker’s phone division.
Hankil Yoon, Senior Vice President of Product Strategy at Samsung’s mobile wing, disclosed the phone will house an Exynos 4 Quad chipset in an interview with business news site Market Watch.
Yoon said: "The application processor is a crucial element in providing our customers with a PC-like experience on mobile devices.
"Samsung's next Galaxy device, which will be officially announced soon, offers uncompromised performance and ground-breaking multitasking features, thanks to Exynos 4 Quad's powerful performance and efficient energy management technology.”
The decision to up the S3’s core count from the dual-core processor-toting S2 brings Samsung’s new flagship phone in line with rival Android kits from HTC and LG.
Set to launch May 3rd, the handset is also expected to feature a 4.6-inch screen, 12-megapixel camera and a waterproof coating for its innards.
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