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Samsung Galaxy S4 with Exynos 5 Octa chipset goes on sale for £600

Online retailer DigitalRev is selling the Samsung Galaxy S4 smartphone with an Exynos 5 Octa chip for as little as £600 including delivery. This is more expensive than the £580 the Qualcomm-version costs and while it is significantly more powerful, it comes with one big disadvantage; it doesn’t support LTE.

As a reminder, the S4 is available either with a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 SoC clocked at 1.9GHz or with an octa-core SoC (comprising of four Cortex-A15 cores clocked at 1.6GHz and four Cortex-A7 ones clocked at 1.2GHz).

The rest of the configuration remains the same; 2GB of RAM, 16GB onboard storage, a microSD card slot, a 5.99in 1,920 x 1,080 pixel Super AMOLED display, a 13-megapixel camera with flash, zero shutter lag and BIS, a front facing 2-megapixel camera, a 2,600mAh battery and much more.

Check out our ongoing coverage of the Samsung Galaxy S4, from the very beginning until the launch (and beyond), including the latest price plans, rumours, the rehashed reports, the disappointments and the expectations. You can also read our review of the Samsung Galaxy S4 smartphone.

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