UPDATE: Samsung Galaxy S3 unveiled with specifications and features
Samsung announced a new Exynos 4 Quad CPU at 1.4GHz recently before introducing the SGS3 or Galaxy SIII. it is the first processor built on the 32nm HKMG (High-k Metal Gate) technology based on the ARM Cortex A9 architecture.
this processor doubles the performance when compared with the previous 45nm processor but 20% less power consumption. and with the multi-core processing design, it means the four cores handle different tasks simultaneously and hence allowing users to perform more tasks in less time
more, the new Exynos 4 Quad processor can produce 30fps (frames per second) HD 1080p video recording and playback and equipped with an HDMI 1.4 interface
officials from Samsung also said this new processor will be used in the next Galaxy S generation, which will be unveiled in early May this year. this means it is very likely to be shipped with the Samsung Galaxy S3 running Android 4.0.3
however, it is rumored that this processor will be availble for international versions only, except the USA market