Galaxy Note 3 launch: Samsung to release Galaxy Note 2 refresh with Snapdragon 600 as well?
Recent benchmark results point to a Snapdragon 600 equipped Galaxy Note 2 in the works indicating that Samsung may have already started working on a refresh of its popular phablet.
The latest Antutu benchmarks points to a certain GT-N7108D device that has appeared on the official Bluetooth SIG website. According to the benchmark results, the device is powered by a 1.9GHz processor and runs Android 4.2.2 and scores a whopping 26,901 – taking third place just behind Sony Xperia Z Ultra and Galaxy S4 LTE-Advanced.
From the looks of it seems that the Galaxy Note 2 (refresh) is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 processor as compared to Exynos 4412 which powered the original Note 2. Antutu scores of the GT-N7108D are double that of the original Note 2 indicating that the new phablet has been made keeping in mind current technology and need for high-speed mobile computing devices. There has been no official confirmation from Samsung about this undisclosed device.
In related news, Galaxy Note 3 specifications have emerged which point to a 5.7-inch AMOLED screen, 3GB RAM, 13-megapixel camera, and could be powered by a Snapdragon 800 or Exynos 5 processor.