The company sells the Galaxy S with different processors depending on the market. In the United States, for instance, the device is fitted with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon chip, while in international markets, such as in Europe, the Galaxy S comes with Samsung’s very own Exynos processor.
While this wouldn’t normally be something that could upset users, the thing that caused so much frustration in the Galaxy S fanbase is the difference in terms of performance between the two chips. The Snapdragon variant is significantly faster, with the Exynos lagging behind its Qualcomm sibling.
Given customers in some markets can’t get the Snapdragon version despite paying the same price, it’s easy to see why so many customers threatened to switch to another brand.
Samsung, however, has apparently learned its lesson, as the … (read more)
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