it's still early in the game and Samsung hasn't made anything resembling an
official announcement, South
Korean web portal Daum reports that Samsung has set its sights on
doubling the speed of the now ubiquitous 1GHz processor by next year.
are planning to release a 2Ghz dual-core CPU-equipped smartphone by next year.
This product will have the data processing capacities of a regular PC," an
unnamed high-ranking official from Samsung told Daum.
announced its first 1GHz dual-core processor, dubbed
Orion, last September, with plans for it to power mobile devices in 2011. A
smartphone with dual 2GHz CPUs will come close to matching the computing power
of many desktop PCS, which regularly clock in between 3 and 4GHz, Daum wrote.
dual-core CPUs may also be sold separately to other phone makers. They will
likely launch under the new Exynos brand. The first Exynos processor, a
1GHz dual-core variant, will power
the Galaxy S II.
quote: Existing drivers don't even have to be rewritten from scratch, if they were written properly in the first place.
quote: We are planning to release a 2Ghz dual-core CPU-equipped smartphone by next year. This product will have the data processing capacities of a regular PC, but will still run Android 2.1 at launch because we are completely incompetent at software upgrades.