According to source, the upcoming super phone is a Samsung GT-I9103. As noted, Samsung has announced its new smartphone at the Mobile World Congress 2011, which known as the Samsung I9100 Galaxy S II, which powered by a Samsung Exynos 4210 dual-core processor.
The Samsung GT-I9103 is the normal Exynos based Galaxy S II, the I9103 is the Tegra 2 edition. As one of our readers (thanks sarge78), Samsung lists its own dual-core Application Processor in the Galaxy S II as not being used in all regions. It’s too early to tell if that means that we’ll get Tegra 2 or Exynos depending on physical region.
|Samsung GT-I9103 Galaxy S II|
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On Day 0 of this year's Mobile World Congress Samsung and NVIDIA announced that the new Galaxy Tab 10.1 will come to market with NVIDIA's Tegra 2 (T20) SoC. At the same time, the two quietly announced they would be working on a new superphone together also based on Tegra 2. At Samsung's press conference however all we saw was the Galaxy Tab 10.1 and the Galaxy S II, the latter using Samsung's own Exynos SoC.
Exynos however is a brand new SoC, with a brand new GPU for Samsung. Meeting demand for the Galaxy S II in all markets across the world with an SoC that Samsung has never shipped is risky at best. If you saw our benchmarks yesterday you'll note that NVIDIA's Tegra 2 is a near equivalent in terms of CPU performance and notably better in GPU and Flash performance. In other words, Tegra 2 isn't a bad alternative.
Meet the GT-I9103:
|Samsung GT-I9103 performance|
Samsung I9103 could be variant of them, like most Samsung smartphones such as Samsung I9000 Galaxy S is built on Samsung Hummingbird CPU, while the Samsung I9003 Galaxy SL is boast a TI OMAP 3630 processor.
I suspect Samsung didn't want to confuse users by announcing both a Tegra 2 and an Exynos based superphone at MWC. An unknown user managed to benchmark the GT-I903 at MWC and submitted the data to the GLBenchmark database. The Samsung GT-I9103's performance looks comparable to the Atrix 4G, meaning it's going to deliver the same experience we've seen in our Optimus 2X and Atrix 4G articles.
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