Leaked Samsung roadmap includes Ice Cream Sandwich powered phone

Leaked Samsung roadmap includes Ice Cream Sandwich powered phone
A retailer that sells Samsung handsets and accessories has leaked a roadmap showing some big screened handsets and more allegedly coming from the Korean manufacturer. First up is the GT-I9250. This model is powered by Ice Cream Sandwich and offers a 4.65 inch screen with resolution of  720 x 1280. The only other thing known about this model is the 5MP camera on board. Unless that is the front facing camera, it would seem strange for a model that would appear to be so high-end to be released with a camera that has just 5MP to its name.

The next model, the GT-I9220, will be a Gingerbread flavored phone with a massive 5.29 inch Super AMOLED Plus display with resolution of 720  x 1280. A 1.4GHz dual-core processor keeps things humming while an 8MP camera is on back. Also expected from Samsung is the GT-I9210. Offering a 4.5 inch screen with a resolution of 480 x 800, this unit has 4G connectivity and dual cameras. The one on back is 8MP while a 2MP shooter graces the front.  A 1750mAh battery will be powering the device. The roadmap mentions Wi-Fi b/g/n, GPS and Bluetooth 3.0 all packed into a device that weighs 4.5 ounces.

As we slowly come back to earthly specs, the GT-I8150 is an Android phone that has a 3.7 inch WVGA display with a 5MP rear camera and a VGA front facing camera. Video can be captured at 720p running at 30fps. There is 4GB of internal storage and Wi-Fi b/g/n, GPS and Bluetooth 3.0 are all aboard along with an FM radio and HSPA+ connectivity. The last phone mentioned is also Android powered, although it sounds BlackBerry-esque, as the B5510-W41, with a code name of "Luisa", has a 2.8 inch screen, a QWERTY keyboard and a 3MP camera.

The one tablet on the roadmap appears to be the P6200, the sequel to the Samsung Galaxy Tab. The OS is updated to Honeycomb although the 7 inch screen with resolution of 1024 x 600 is the same as that found on the original version. There is both a rear and front-facing camera at 3MP and 2MP respectively.

We would love to get the rest of the story on the GT-I9250. As the lone Ice Cream Sandwich phone listed on the roadmap, it would be nice to know what exactly will be under the hood. And a picture of the GT-I9220 would be nice, with that 5.29 inch Super AMOLED Plus screen. It's nice to know that Samsung isn't sitting back and basking in the glow of success it is having with the Samsung Galaxy S II.

source: MobiliLinija (Translated) via SlashGear

UPDATE: Samsung has issued an official comment regarding the rumored roadmap and has stated that “the details being cited are not accurate”. It isn't clear, however, whether only the hardware specs of the devices are exaggerated, or the entire thing is just a load of hot air. That being said, it would probably be a good idea not to get too excited about the alleged devices that the leak listed.

source: Samsung Tomorrow via Sammy Hub

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53 Comments

1. Arka unregistered

just hope after nexus prime, samsung luanches its own android 4.0 beast like it did with SGS II

2. dblue45

Posts: 77; Member since: Aug 26, 2009

The first 3 are a bit too much exaggerated to carry around as phones!! I think phones should utilise screens within 4.5"

11. twenti7

Posts: 152; Member since: Jul 09, 2011

Actually the 4.65 inch screen makes perfect sense for the ICS phone. Without any physical buttons, the screen would be able to take up more of the handset making it the same size or smaller than the Infuse.

15. xenover

Posts: 174; Member since: May 27, 2011

Similar to Acer Iconia Smart 4.8 inch screen which is actually narrower than a regular 4.3 inch display.

39. RORYREVOLUTION

Posts: 3131; Member since: Jan 12, 2010

Exactly! That's the thing I am talking about twenti7. Too many people see today's cell phones and look at the screen size. When they think of anything that is larger than 4.3, they freak out. When in reality its not the screen itself that usually takes up the most space, it's actually the buttons bellow. Look at the G2x for example, it's 4 inches but it's actually not much shorter than the Droid X(4.3). There's a huge gap in the touch screen and in the touch buttons. You remove the buttons and make room for the screen, you can easily put 4.6 inches of screen on it.

52. Synack

Posts: 688; Member since: Jul 05, 2011

You are absolutely right. I've been trying to tell everyone about this. Most people think that their phone will likely get the ICS upgrade, not true because of the longer screen and the internal OS touch buttons. The screen will likely be as wide as a current 4.3" screen or maybe a tad thinner but it will be longer, filling up the entire front side of the phone.

3. kq unregistered

lol galaxy tablet blocked by apple lawsuits so they slowly push out tablet sized "phones"

6. Dj21o

Posts: 437; Member since: May 19, 2011

......

13. xenover

Posts: 174; Member since: May 27, 2011

How long can one person talk about BADA OS It's inferior and s**t in general.

14. PeterIfromsweden

Posts: 1230; Member since: Aug 03, 2011

Hey did you just read the article where it says bada outsold both WP7 and Winmo together ? If you think bada isnt good, then you havent tried it. Look, you should watch some videos of bada 2.0.1 on youtube. Remember though that these videos are beta version and they will be more laggy and buggy than the final version. bada is a really good OS : )

22. Dj21o

Posts: 437; Member since: May 19, 2011

Windows is just now starting out. If they don't pick it up this year, they will have problems. But there are other manufacturers that are coming on board. Acer, Fujitsu, LTE and Haweii (or however you spell it). Bada is even more late than WP7. And windows are barely making anything. So good luck with bada lol.

48. PeterIfromsweden

Posts: 1230; Member since: Aug 03, 2011

??? bada is not more late than WP7. Actually bada launched before WP7 launched, and they are selling better than WP7 and Winmo put together.

37. xenover

Posts: 174; Member since: May 27, 2011

I can't say anything about bada 2.0 but samsung wave II and those low-end sammy phones' OS is just too bland, boring and very basic. It's not s**t, I was just in a grumpy mood :D

47. PeterIfromsweden

Posts: 1230; Member since: Aug 03, 2011

Agree that the low end bada phones, aren't very interesting. But Wave and Wave 2 are really good though.

42. iankellogg

Posts: 155; Member since: Jun 15, 2011

its not hard to outsell a not so hot smart phone OS with a feature phone OS.

49. PeterIfromsweden

Posts: 1230; Member since: Aug 03, 2011

Agree that you can outsell WP7 with almost any OS but, bada is not a feature phone OS. It is a smartphone OS, and actually has more features than WP7 and more features than IOS. I can agree that at the moment Android has slightly more features than bada, but when bada 2.0.1 come out, bada will be the best OS around.

5. protozeloz

Posts: 5396; Member since: Sep 16, 2010

hope is a nexus

7. nz unregistered

Seems to me that since it has taken so long for the sgs2 to get to the US it is going to be a bad idea to buy the sgs2 because it will be outdated rather quickly for us here in the US. Please give your opinion but it looks like I'm going to say sorry sgs2... your too late. -unhappy att customer

12. jinwons

Posts: 95; Member since: Nov 24, 2010

Well, I think one of these new beasts will be SGS2 for US. Then I'm fine with that as it's better than original SGS2.

43. iankellogg

Posts: 155; Member since: Jun 15, 2011

wouldn't put your hopes up.

17. kq unregistered

phone tech is booming rapidly, all phones are getting outdated within months, just like how comps were during the mhz-ghz race. besides, hardware is outpacing software, most current software doesn't even fully utilize the available hardware. just settle on a design you like.

18. GALAXY-S

Posts: 701; Member since: Jun 07, 2011

i actually agree with you on that ,,, taking way to long to launch here..-even more unhappy tmo customer

8. Tmachaveli

Posts: 425; Member since: Apr 01, 2011

sammy not playing games anymore

9. Adam Leonard unregistered

Wonder if these will come out in the US before the SGSII.

16. darth8ball

Posts: 520; Member since: Aug 02, 2011

I thought that Sammy Function for Big Red was the CDMA version of GS2? Am I wrong? Little Help

10. xenover

Posts: 174; Member since: May 27, 2011

Very nice! Can't wait to get my hands on that 4.3" 720p display!!!

27. Joshing4fun

Posts: 1250; Member since: Aug 13, 2010

Umm... that's not in this article anywhere?

19. baldilocks

Posts: 1545; Member since: Dec 14, 2008

Really? 4.65 and 5.x" screens for a phone? Stupid.

24. Debbie unregistered

Well on the GT-i9220 either PA is wrong or AndroidCentral, this is from AC site: GT-i9220 * Android 2.3.3 * 4.3 inch Super AMOLED 1280 x 720 display (PA says 5.29) * 1.4Ghz dual-core processor. * 8MP camera

28. jacko unregistered

have u used a 5" screen i used the dell streak and with these specs that size would be a beast of a phone and its perfect size and thats no lie

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