4G-capable Galaxy S 4 to be powered by Snapdragon processor

Galaxy S 4 smartphones that support LTE will use the Qualcomm chip, while those that support only 3G will use a Samsung chip

The Samsung Galaxy S 4 will be powered by a quad-core, 1.9GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 processor, the company has confirmed -- at least those using LTE 4G radios. Non-4G models of the S4 will be powered by Samsung's own Exynos 5410 Octa processor.

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Samsung's confirmation of this technical specification comes two weeks after U.S. blog SAMMobile suggested Samsung will use different processors for the Galaxy S 4 depending on the global region.

Galaxy S 4 models using the 1.9GHz Snapdragon 600 chip will have the model number GT-I9505, and models using Samsung's own 1.6GHz Exynos processor will have the GT-I9500 model number.

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