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Model previously thought to be Galaxy Nexus II turns out to be the Galaxy Premier

0. phoneArena 11 Oct 2012, 08:37 posted on

We've come across this i9260 model number many times before, and we've always had our secret hopes that it'll end up being the next Galaxy Nexus by Samsung. However, it turns out this may not be the case, as a German site now claims this specific model number belongs to a phone called Samsung Galaxy Premier...

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posted on 11 Oct 2012, 08:43 3

1. droidspd (Posts: 15; Member since: 25 Sep 2012)

Noooooooooo! :(

posted on 11 Oct 2012, 08:48 1

2. nbringer (Posts: 180; Member since: 11 Sep 2012)


posted on 11 Oct 2012, 12:36 1

14. Vinayakn73 (Posts: 191; Member since: 05 Oct 2011)

tooooo many similar phones.

posted on 11 Oct 2012, 08:53 4

3. in_core (Posts: 80; Member since: 14 Sep 2012)

Hope is has the exact same specs as the USA Galaxy S3... i would really love to buy it
Release soon please :)

posted on 11 Oct 2012, 09:17 2

5. remixfa (Posts: 14255; Member since: 19 Dec 2008)

eehh no. The US SGS3 comes with an underpowered crap Krait chip.

Hopefully its an exynos 4212 or A15.

I dont know how its "under the SGS3" in specs unless its a lesser processor or less ram, it sounds very similar in specs. Hopefully it comes with the newer RGB HD display.

posted on 11 Oct 2012, 10:26 8

11. roldefol (Posts: 4097; Member since: 28 Jan 2011)

Wait, now the Krait is underpowered crap? I thought it was pretty damn good. Just because it's not THE fastest on the market doesn't make it crap.

I don't understand this notion that anything that's not Samsung is utter crap. Why is everyone so convinced that a Galaxy Nexus 2 would be that much better than an S4 Pro-powered LG Nexus? The GNex was great because it was a Nexus, not because it was a Samsung.

posted on 12 Oct 2012, 06:22

17. in_core (Posts: 80; Member since: 14 Sep 2012)

Under-powered crap? really?

posted on 11 Oct 2012, 08:56 1

4. mercorp (Posts: 1005; Member since: 28 Jan 2012)

Maybe galaxy r style/2?

posted on 11 Oct 2012, 09:32 1

6. addict27 (Posts: 7; Member since: 01 Oct 2012)

Specs close to US GS3, but with a slightly smaller screen. I think this could sell pretty well, most everyone agrees 4.8" is really pushing it for screen size and 4.65" is closer to the sweet spot for the majority. Just wish they cut the bezels and overall size down compared to GS3, but I do like the larger home button.

posted on 11 Oct 2012, 09:37

7. khandveamar (Posts: 4; Member since: 04 May 2012)

it look like premier do not have AMOLED screen

posted on 11 Oct 2012, 09:44 5

8. remixfa (Posts: 14255; Member since: 19 Dec 2008)

you can tell that by a computer rendering?? wow, you a magician.

Its a samsung with an HD screen. 99% chance its super amoled.

posted on 11 Oct 2012, 10:20 2

10. cepcamba (Posts: 717; Member since: 27 Feb 2012)

LOL, First sentence made me laugh :p

posted on 11 Oct 2012, 11:00

12. khandveamar (Posts: 4; Member since: 04 May 2012)

if u c in the picture, s3 which is AMOLED have more saturated colour, while premier is like super clear LCD or something like that.

posted on 11 Oct 2012, 11:47

13. predator93 (Posts: 122; Member since: 28 Aug 2012)

Some samsung phones with OLED screens have color preset options to decrease saturation and galaxy premier in that picture is blurred so you can't make a comparison with that

posted on 11 Oct 2012, 10:03 1

9. rickywinataa (Posts: 262; Member since: 05 Apr 2012)

seems like a pretty good mid-range device. let's hope the dual core is either s4 or using A15 architecture

posted on 11 Oct 2012, 17:19

16. Hemlocke (unregistered)

Why would they put a next-gen chip that would smoke their entire lineup in a mid-range device first?

posted on 11 Oct 2012, 16:39 1

15. user312 (Posts: 68; Member since: 21 Aug 2012)

I'll be getting it I like the way it looks better than the GS3 (in my view) and it has basiclly the same specs, so it all depends on which you thinks looks better and for me it will be the premier. Sorry to all you GS3 die-hard fans

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