The benchmark test also shows that the upcoming Samsung model will run on a 2.46GHz quad-core Snapdragon 800 chipset and come with Adreno 330 graphics processor. Earlier reports have said that Samsung will debut its 64-bit processor with the Galaxy S5. This has given rise to speculation that the smartphone will come in two variants - one with Snapdragon 800 processor and the other with a 64-bit chip. According to another report (by Japanese technology website EMSOne), Samsung has asked three companies - Taiwan's ODM Catcher Technology and Ju Teng as well as China's BYD - to manufacture 10-30 million metal unibody shells for Galaxy S5. Recently, images of a metal frame for an upcoming Samsung device also leaked on the internet. According to previous rumours, Galaxy S5 will have a 16MP camera and may have a water-resistant body.
LG plans to launch a flexible OLED smartphone before the end of the year, the company’s VP of mobile has confirmed, though it’s unclear to what extent the work-in-progress handset will actually flex. The OLED panel in question is the handiwork of LG Display according to VP of LG mobile Yoon Bu-hyun, the WSJ reports, with the proposed device set to launch sometime in Q4. LG Display’s work on flexible OLEDs has been underway for some time, though the company’s efforts have perhaps been overshadowed somewhat by rival Samsung’s YOUM development. Last year, according to a Korea Times report, LG Display was preparing for