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Submitted by deadman121 643d ago | opinion piece

Could we transform our Galaxy S3 phones into a Galaxy S4?

Gadget Mill: Samsung have recently announced their highly anticipated new flagship smartphone the Galaxy S4. I as many people were completely hyped up about the upcoming announcement as Samsung are known to always bring something new to the table, something innovative and revolutionary as previous rumours suggested.

Unfortunately as soon as the Galaxy S4 was unveiled literally out of a box at the Samsung unpacked event I was not impressed. First I thought it was a joke as it looked exactly like the Galaxy S3. Then suddenly reality hit me and well it was actually the S4, but hey maybe they had something revolutionary hidden under the bonnet? The answer to that is a yes and no. (Audio, Gadgets, Galaxy, Galaxy S IV, Gaming, Industry, Phones, Samsung, Smartphone, Software, Video)

Erudito87  +   643d ago
it is a major update i dont think you could
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deadman121  +   643d ago
True, not completely but a lot of the features could be transferred onto the S3. For example you can transform a Galaxy Note into a Galaxy Note 2 well features such as multi screen, new S-pen applications etc.
chukamachine  +   643d ago
A lot of those software updates you could add onto s2,s3.

I'm using Alliance rom 7.1 atm on a S2.

Very nice.
deadman121  +   643d ago
Exactly although technically S2 and the original S are more likely to stutter.
chukamachine  +   643d ago
True, depends what software.

But it's just nice to see new features added to older phones.
ame22  +   642d ago
Yes also space ships lots of space ships.
Kwertie  +   642d ago
not unless you can give it a new larger screen, more ram, upgraded gpu and 8 core cpu. no you can't transform an s3 into an s4
badz149  +   642d ago
seriously...don't be blinded by this so called 8 core CPU
it's not like all 8 cores will work together at any given time as the lower clocked 4 cores are for lower level process to save power while the other 4 cores which are higher clocked are used when at full capacity while the other 4 go idle! basically the S4 is just a QUAD CORE phone with a twist

the S4 is in no way more powerful than the likes of Xperia Z and HTC One both have Quad core CPU and 2GB RAM with Full HD display.
iNFAMOUZ1  +   642d ago
your wrong, the s4 is technically an 8 core, just cause its 4+4 doesnt mean nothing, its still 8 cores working at different times, giving the other a rest, while a quad core their isn't a rest, its always being used up on certain power hungry apps.

and the s4 is more powerful than xperia z and htc one, what are you smoking?
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badz149  +   642d ago
It has 8 cores, true
But there will be no instance when more than 4 cores working at the same time. So, it's technically Quad Core! The lower clocked 4 cores are to save power unlike with other phones where the same 4 cores do everything! Samsung is trying to show that this solution will save power and equipped the S4 with a mid range battery unlike the beefier ones in Xperia Z.

the only reason Samsung use it in S4 is because they want to promote it so other people will use it over other manufacturers as they have just recently lost their biggest consumer, Apple!

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