The Snapdragon 800 processor does seem to be a pretty attractive proposition to many a smartphone manufacturer, as evident by a recent Lenovo smartphone leak as well as a Samsung Galaxy S4 that picked up a Bluetooth certification. We are not too surprised with the take up rate of the Snapdragon 800 processor considering the kind of performance it can push out, and it seems that the Android ecosystem is not the only one gunning for Snapdragon 800 chipsets, with whispers of Windows RT devices too, being on the receiving end. Apparently, the Samsung Galaxy S4 Active that was released officially just a month ago is said to be on the receiving end of the Snapdragon 800 processor, too.
This particular bit of information (true or otherwise, it remains to be seen since anyone can forge a screenshot these days with the proper tools and training) was garnered from a benchmark listing at GFXBench, where a South Korean variant of the Galaxy S4 Active (SHV-E470S) was seen to carry the MSM8974 model number that is an obvious reference to the Snapdragon 800 for those in the know. Do you think that it will be the real deal, or is this just a rumor generated to tickle the fancy of folks out there?
|Key Specs||Galaxy S4 Active|
|Processor/Soc Name||Snapdragon 600, 4-core, 1.9 GHz|
|Street Price (Approx)||~ $595|
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|Max. Total Storage Capacity||80 GB|
|Battery Capacity (mAh)||2600 mAh|
|Complete product data||Samsung Galaxy S4 Active Full specs and details|