Galaxy S III to Sport a 4.8’’ Screen, New Photo Unveils

The handset might sport the same design as Galaxy Nexus

By on April 30th, 2012 07:11 GMT

Samsung Galaxy S III, the next generation high-end Android smartphone from the South Korean mobile phone maker, is expected to arrive on shelves with a large, 4.8-inch touchscreen display, the latest reports on the matter suggest.

The info arrives via a leaked image with what appears to be the final design of Samsung’s new flagship device, but no official confirmation on this is yet available.

According to the photo that an “anonymous tipster” sent to Know Your Mobile, the smartphone will sport a 130mm body, while its screen will be 4.8 inches in size.

Previously leaked images with the phone suggested that it won’t sport hardware buttons on the front, the same as on Galaxy Nexus.

In fact, the handset itself appears to resemble the latest Google phone out there, powered by the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system.

The leading mobile phone maker is determined to make the new device official as soon as next week, during an Unpacked event set for May 3rd.

As the announcement date approaches, more and more details on what the phone could sport started to emerge.

Thus, we can expect Samsung’s Galaxy S III to feature a 1.5GHz quad-core application processor in addition to the said 4.8-inch Super AMOLED MIPI display, along with support for HSPA+ 21Mbps / HSUPA 5.76Mbps.

Moreover, the device should sport an 8-megapixel photo snapper on the back, with autofocus and LED flash, capable of recording videos in full HD resolution.

Specific info on this handset will be released in the next few days, so stay tuned to learn more on what Samsung decided to pack it with.

In the meantime, however, have a look at the aforementioned leaked image with the device to make an idea of what it might look like, but take it with a grain of salt until the official unveiling is made.

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