Samsung to Ship Dual-Core Smartphones in 2012

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Theatre Booth Guy

Are you sure the 4GHz chips are easier to make - if that were really the case, our desktops would have that short of speed.  In a heat and power restricted space (pocket size device), a smarter not faster chip wins.

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Tekzel

There's a huuuuge difference between the embedded processors in a smartphone and the ones in our desktop PCs. Don't think that what applies to one also applies to the other.

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thetechchild

It says 2012 in the article, but I'm not clear on the issue.

However, faster phones for more general-purpose usage and better multitasking sound great. We might even be seeing dedicated GPUs outside of the CPU soon enough. The possibilities are endless for developers and end-users alike.

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AETAaAS

The article's title is a little confusing. Isn't it that Samsung is aiming for a 2GHz dual core next year? IIRC, the Galaxy S2 which is powered by a 1.2GHz dual core is going to come out in the next few months.

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