Samsung yesterday officially unveiled the Galaxy S III, the next phone in its successful line of Galaxy devices. The event itself was staged in London and Samsung detailed that the company plans to launch the phone in Europe before the end of this month. The company also gave a vague time for the U.S. release, revealing that the phone would be headed for the United States 'this summer.' However, that doesn't actually tell us an awful lot (after, all, summer lasts a whole season).
Don't worry, though, you're not going to be left waiting until August or September before you get your hands on this device. According to Phone Arena, Samsung has said that the 4G LTE Galaxy S III will come to the U.S. in June. We don't have anything more specific than that at the moment, unfortunately, nor do we have any info on what we're really eager to find out: Whether or no the U.S. model will have a quad-core chip. Rumors surfaced recently that said Samsung would be shipping the U.S. Galaxy S III with a dual-core chip Qualcomm chip because the quad-core chips aren't yet compatible with America's LTE networks. Samsung didn't mention anything of the sort at yesterday's launch, but that's hardly surprising when you consider the event was held in Europe and the HSPA+ version of the phone will be launching first.
Specs for the Galaxy S III include a 4.8-inch HD Super AMOLED 1280 x 720 display; a quad-core Exynos processor; 1GB of RAM, an 8-megapixel camera on the back with a 1.9-megpixel affair up front; Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) with Samsung's TouchWiz UI on top and new gesture functions to improve navigation; and LTE support.