Samsung Dumping Own Processors in Future Super Phones?

Feb 14, 2011
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Samsung Dumping Own Processors in Future Super Phones?

Yesterday Samsung announced that their latest tablet the Galaxy Tab 10.1 will be running NVIDIA's dual core Tegra 2 processor.  However at the bottom of the press release we observed an interesting concluding point. The last line of the joint company press release states:

" The companies are also partnering to bring a new Android-based super phone with a dual-core CPU to consumers, for never-before-seen experiences."

Samsung normally uses their own processors in their smart phones and tablets called Exynos. However they are yet to launch a dual core Exynos chipset which could explain switching to Tegra 2 in order to get a dual core smart phone to market.

It's only pure speculation at this point as to whether Samsung is moving to Tegra 2 in all smart phones in the future. None the less we are excited to what "never-before-seen experiences" the two companies create together.

Both Samsung and HTC are the only top tier smart phone makers who are yet to launch a dual core smart phone.


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