Samsung SM-G430 5.5-inch phablet with 2.5GHz processor gets leaked online

Samsung wants to cut down on the number of smartphones it produces, but we’re seeing loads of new handsets popup each week, the latest being the SM-G430. A small amount of information on the handset has been revealed, enough to prove its existence.

Firstly, the Samsung SM-G430 was spotted making its way to India for R&D purposes and if that’s not enough evidence, the handset can also be seen in a user agent profile on the company’s website. What we know so far is that the device will be a pretty large one offering a 5.5-inch display.

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There’s no word on the panel type, but it’s confirmed to deliver visual at 1920 x 1080 pixel resolution. The user agent profile has also revealed that the device’s processor will be clocked at 2.5GHz and the best candidate here would be the Snapdragon 801 with a quad core configuration.

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GSMArena goes on to note that the phone will run on Android 4.4 KitKat which is pretty weird considering that all upcoming launches are expect to offer version 5.0 Lollipop out of the box. Clearly, the SM-G430 will end up being a high-end release and if Samsung is yet to rid off old habits, the phablet could very well arrive as a cheaper Note 4 probably with the Neo or Prime monikers in tow.

In recent news, we spotted the Galaxy S6 making its way into India for R&D. And two new handsets in the E series managed to get leaked in full detail, while the Galaxy J1 which is yet again part of a fresh lineup is more or less confirmed thanks to its appearance on the company’s website.

The Samsung SM-G430 will most likely go official along with the rest of the lot at the MWC 2014 early next year.