Is this the Samsung Galaxy S III?

Samsung Galaxy S III Tinhte videoThanks to the success of the Galaxy S II and Galaxy Nexus last year, the Internet rumor mill has already been turning for Samsung’s next big phone: the Galaxy S III. In the last day or so, Vietnamese site Tinhte posted and then took down a pretty lengthy video showing and explaining what could be Samsung’s next big phone. We can’t verify the authenticity of this video, but the fact that it’s been removed could speak to it being true. If so, it looks like the next Galaxy may have better internal hardware, but will look mostly the same as the Galaxy S II, except with no haptic buttons. 

Specs of the phone shown:

  • OS: Android 4.0 (ICS) with Samsung TouchWiz UI
  • Screen: 4.6-inch 1184×720 pixel Super AMOLED screen
  • Processor: 1.4GHz quad-core Samsung Exynos processor
  • Storage: 16GB internal with microSD slot
  • RAM: 1GB
  • Camera: 8MP rear camera
  • NFC: Yes, it’s included
  • Battery: 2,050mAh (could mean longer battery life than usual)

So, it doesn’t appear like there will be anything particularly revolutionary about the phone. The final version may end up looking different, which would be nice, but the specs are mostly an evolution of what we’ve been seeing for the last year. The only real enhancement is the processor, which may be quad-core, but even that may have to be knocked down to a dual-core design if the phone is to support 4G LTE. The use of onscreen buttons, as on the Galaxy Nexus is interesting since most new ICS phones seem to still have actual buttons for navigation, despite the fact that they are no longer needed. 

(Thanks to Electronista for a link to the YouTube video.)


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