The Samsung Galaxy S4 could be getting an 8-core variant in the UK after all. A list put together by Sammobile reveals which countries will be getting what version of the phone, and some will get both.
For those who don't know, Samsung announced the Galaxy S4 as an Exynos 5 octo-core handset, before revealing that there would be a quad-core version as well. What followed was some flip-flopping, with Samsung initially saying that the UK would get the octo-core version, before changing direction with Samsung claiming that the UK version of the phone would use a quad-core Snapdragon 600 processor.
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However, this list from Sammobile suggests that the UK will get both the I9500 and I9505 variants of the phone. The I9500 is octo-core, the I9505 runs on a Snapdragon 600 and supports LTE. We can't confirm the accuracy of this list, so do take whatever Sammobile has to say with a pinch of salt, but with Samsung sending mixed messages, it might well prove to be true.
Interestingly, the US is listed as getting only the I9505 version. Korea will, of course, get both offerings. While we can't be sure yet what sort of performance boost the 8-core chip will bring over the quad-core variant, if any, we imagine those after spec boasting will want the I9500.
The Samsung Galaxy S4 goes on sale on 26 April. Pricing is yet to be announced, but every major network now has a pre-register page for the phone. See below for the full list of countries and the Samsung Galaxy S4 version you could be getting.
GT-I9505 - CanadaGT-I9505 - United States
GT-I9500 - AlgeriaGT-I9500 - EgyptGT-I9500 - KenyaGT-I9500 - LybiaGT-I9500 - MoroccoGT-I9500 - Nigeria
Asia / Middle East
GT-I9500 - AfghanistanGT-I9500 - BangladeshGT-I9500 - ChinaGT-I9500 / GT-I9505 - Hong KongGT-I9500 - IndiaGT-I9500 - IndonesiaGT-I9500 - IranGT-I9500 - IraqGT-I**** - IsraelGT-I9500 - KazakhstanGT-I9500 / GT-I9505 - KoreaGT-I9500 / GT-I9505 - MalaysiaGT-I9500 - NepalGT-I9500 - PakistanGT-I9500 / GT-I9505 - PhilippinesGT-I9500 - RussiaGT-I9500 / GT-I9505 - Saudi ArabiaGT-I9505 - SingaporeGT-I9500 - Sri LankaGT-I9500 - TaiwanGT-I9500 - ThailandGT-I9500 / GT-I9505 - United Arab EmiratesGT-I9500 - UzbekistanGT-I9500 - Vietnam
GT-I9505 - Australia
GT-I9505 - AustriaGT-I9505 - Baltic statesGT-I9505 - Belgium & LuxemburgGT-I9505 - Bosnia and HerzegovinaGT-I9505 - BulgariaGT-I**** - CroatiaGT-I9505 - CyprusGT-I9505 - Czech RepublicGT-I9500 / GT-I9505 - FranceGT-I9500 / GT-I9505 - GermanyGT-I9505 - GreeceGT-I9500 / GT-I9505 - ItalyGT-I9505 - MacedoniaGT-I9505 - Nordic countriesGT-I9500 / GT-I9505 - PolandGT-I9505 - RomaniaGT-I9500 - RussiaGT-I9505 - PortugalGT-I**** - SerbiaGT-I9505 - SlovakiaGT-I9505 - SloveniaGT-I9505 - SpainGT-I9505 - SwitzerlandGT-I9505 - The NetherlandsGT-I9500 - TurkeyGT-I9500 / GT-I9505 - United KingdomGT-I9500 - Ukraine
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