The Galaxy S III featured a quad-core Exynos apps processor . The cost of the Galaxy S4’s processor is estimated at $30, compared to $17.50 for the chip in the Galaxy S III, IHS said.
What happened? from EE times
Samsung is believed to be using an Exynos 5 Octa applications processor in the HSPA+ version of the S4, IHS said. The devices is an eight-core chip manufactured with Samsung’s on 28-nanometer process technology.
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