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Here's Why The Samsung Galaxy S3 May Come With The Tegra 3

Everyone is expecting the Samsung Galaxy S3 to come with the Exynos 4412, a chip that has been showcased earlier this month and comes with four Cortex-A9 cores.

But a person with a very, very good understanding of Samsung's internal workings shed light over how the company works which leads us to believe that the company may adopt the Tegra 3 chispset, even at launch.

Of course, this won't be the first time that this will happen as we exclusively confirmed last year that the Nvidia Tegra 2 was going to power the Samsung Galaxy S2.

Our anonymous source told us that, contrary to what outsiders would believe, Samsung businesses do not necessarily have an advantage when vying for business, which promotes competition and helps improve margins.

Which explains why Samsung Mobile choose parts from the Nvidia Tegra 2 and the Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 to power some variants of the Galaxy S2.

Indeed, a quick look at the current Samsung Mobile handset range shows that there is a rather disturbingly big number of non-Samsung chipsets powering them.

The Galaxy Note, uses Qualcomm, the Samsung Galaxy Z, Galaxy R uses the Tegra 2, the Sasmung Galaxy S Advance uses an ST Ericsson part while the Samsung Galaxy Nexus uses a TI OMAP4430.

So don't be surprised if the Galaxy S3 comes with a non Samsung system on chip at launch.

Desire worked at ITProPortal right at the beginning and was instrumental in turning it into the leading publication we all know and love today. He then moved on to be the Editor of TechRadarPro - a position he still holds - and has recently been reunited with ITProPortal since Future Publishing's acquisition of Net Communities.