HTC confirms One S with the S3 processor being sold in select Asian, European markets

The Verge - We recently saw that the HTC One S was being sold in Taiwan with a different processor than what's included in other regions, utilizing Qualcomm's previous-generation S3 Snapdragon instead of the latest S4 on the device that we reviewed. We reached out to HTC, who told us that the S3 version of the One S is being sold in Asia-Pacific regions as well as in some European markets. South Korea and Japan (where the HTC J is an S4-powered variant) are apparently not part of this substitution and exactly which European markets are seeing the switch isn't totally clear just yet. However, the good news is that HTC is labeling the S3 variants of the One S in the regions where it has made the change (hint: if the phone is clocked at 1.7GHz instead of 1.5GHz, it's probably using the S3).

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