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Samsung Galaxy S4 specs once again point at eight-core processor

Ahead of next week’s Samsung Galaxy S4 launch event, new reports have once again the Samsung Galaxy S4 specs sheet to see an eight-core processor included.

Again tipped to become the smartphone to play host to an eight-core CPU, latest Samsung Galaxy S4 leaks have claimed that the iPhone 5 rivalling Samsung Galaxy S3 follow-on will play host to a bevy of high-end innards, including a new 4.99-inch Full HD display.

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Sourced by Android benchmarking app Antutu, the latest Samsung Galaxy S4 specs details, leaked by Italian tech site HD Blog, have once again suggested the handset will feature the eight-core 1.8GHz Exynos 5 octo-core processor formally unveiled at CES 2013.

Repeatedly rumoured to land as the first eight-core smartphone, much speculation has surrounded the as yet unconfirmed handset’s processor, with a number of recent Samsung Galaxy S4 rumours being more conservative in suggesting the device will in fact play host to a 2GHz quad-core CPU.

Although we recommend the leaked Samsung Galaxy S4 benchmark results should be taken with a considerable pinch of salt, it has been claimed that the South Korean manufacturer will pair the over-the-top octo-core CPU with 2GB of RAM and the option of 16GB or 32GB of internal storage. Further bolstering the mooted Samsung Galaxy S4 specs sheet, it has been suggested the device will run Google’s Android 4.2 Jelly Bean OS, akin to the Google Nexus 4.

With a 13-megapixel rear-mounted camera seemingly set to be paired with a 2.1-megapixel forward-facing snapper, the Samsung Galaxy S4 has been teased to complement the repeatedly leaked 4.99-inch 1080p Full HD touchscreen display with Bluetooth 4.0, integrated Wi-Fi and NFC connectivity options.

Samsung Galaxy S4 Rumours
Long the thing of much rumour and speculation, Samsung last week confirmed that a Samsung Galaxy S4 launch event will be held next Thursday, March 14, in New York City. Although set to be unveiled next week, recent rumours have suggested the Samsung Galaxy S4 release date will follow one month later, sometime between April 15 and 22.

Backing up past reports, the newly leaked Samsung Galaxy S4 specs mimic those previously leaked around the handset which is set to replace the bestselling device of 2012, the Samsung Galaxy S3.

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