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US vs International regarding cores.


Jun 14, 2012, 6:19 PM
US version is only dual core, but the international is quad core? US has smaller battery too. I wonder why the difference.
I'm happy to see it's a world phone!
Rich Brome

Jun 15, 2012, 9:12 PM
The US version has LTE and more memory.

In order to support LTE, at the moment, it must use a Qualcomm chipset (which US carriers prefer anyway.)

Qualcomm doesn't make a quad-core chip just yet.

But number of cores aren't everything. Most benchmarks clock Qualcomm's dual-core S4 chip (which this has) as fast or faster than any quad-core chip on the market. So in real-world speed, you're not missing out on anything. This version is about as fast as a phone gets today.

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