With only a couple of hours left until Samsung is expected to take the wraps off their “next Galaxy” smartphone, a UK-based retailer claims it knows some of the device’s specs.
The folks over at Eurodroid
have just received an email newsletter from UK retailer Expansys, which confirms some of the features of the Samsung Galaxy S III.
According to Expansys, the Galaxy S III
will sport an 8-megapixel camera, instead of the rumored 12-megapixel photo snapper.
In addition, the smartphone will be equipped with a 1.4 GHz quad-core processor, probably Samsung Exynos. Furthermore, the hotly anticipated Android phone will boast a 4.6-inch HD display, which is slightly smaller than the rumored 4.8-inch touchscreen.
Last but not least, the retailer claims we should expect the Galaxy S III to support NFC (Near Field Communication) technology.
No other specs are listed in the newsletter, but this might be the specs for a “lower” version of the Galaxy S III.
Although some of the specs mentioned today by Expansys have been leaked in the past couple of weeks, they’re at the lower end of spec expectations that everyone has for the next generation Samsung Galaxy phone.
So far, we’ve been “intoxicated” with two sets of specs for the Galaxy S III, which leads us to believe that Samsung will announce more than one device tonight, or at least two Galaxy S III variants.
Given the fact that Samsung’s Exynos chipset does not feature LTE support
, we can safely assume that the US version will come with another hardware configuration.
In this regard, rumor has it that Samsung decided to equip the US variant with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon S4 chipset that features a dual-core processor clocked at 1.5 GHz and LTE support.
For the time being, these are only rumors and speculations, which may or may not be accurate. We will know more in just a few hours when Samsung’s “Unpacked 2012” launch event is set to kick off.