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#1 TheSentinel


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Posted 09 April 2012 - 05:56 PM

7 myths about quad-core phones (Smartphones Unlocked)

Smartphones with quad-core processors are always faster than dual-core processors, right? Only if you believe the myths.
by Jessica Dolcourt | April 8, 2012 12:00 PM PDT

Smartphones Unlocked is a monthly column that dives deep into the inner workings of your trusty smartphone.

When HTC first announced that U.S. versions of the HTC One X wouldn't bear Nvidia's quad-core Tegra 3 processor, my gut reaction was: that's a darn shame.

I was looking at things the wrong way. If you're HTC or Nvidia, losing the bragging rights of introducing the U.S. to its first quad-core phone months before anyone else is a bummer. (Of course, with no quad-core phone in our market, it's still anyone's game.) But if you're the typical consumer, you might wonder how you pulled the short end of the stick. After all, the more processing cores, the better the phone, right?

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