Which chipset in the US?General


Last Updated: 2012-09-24 18:30:04
  1. ODog2323

    ODog2323 Well-Known Member

    Do we know which processor the US variants of the Note 2 are likely to come with?

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  2. thedicemaster

    thedicemaster New Member

    exactly the same as the international version.
    i think they chose to use a separate chip to handle 4G so they didn't have to release the phone with 2 very different spec sheets.

    from wikipedia:
    SoC Samsung Exynos 4412 Quad
    CPU 1.6 GHz quad-core Cortex-A9
    GPU ARM Mali-400MP
  3. ODog2323

    ODog2323 Well-Known Member

    That's nice so I guess the exynos quad is working with LTE now...
  4. thedicemaster

    thedicemaster New Member

    the exynos still can't handle lte, but as i said before they fixed that by having a separate chip handle lte.
    so lte will drain a little more battery, but you do get a quad core cpu.
  5. Sandroidfan

    Sandroidfan Well-Known Member

    That seems like contradictory statement. There is no AP except Qualcomm S4 that integrates LTE modem into the processor. Everything else has modem chip outside the processor. If it can work with separate LTE modem chip, then it works with LTE just fine.

    So far old S3 snapdragon, S4 Pro, OMAP4, Exynos 4, Apple A6 all can work with separate LTE modem chip (mostly qualcomm). Nvidia is working to come up their own LTE chipset for Tegra3.

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