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

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

The Samsung Galaxy Premier is set to become an upper-mid-range smartphone equipped with a sizable 4.65" HD screen, 1.5GHz dual-core processor, 8MP main camera and a 2MP front-facing one. Software-wise, the Premier should arrive with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean.

This handsets seems to position itself slightly below the Galaxy S III in terms of specs, although judging by the leaked image, its design does seem to be a bit more polished. The phone is rumored to come with a price tag of about $620 (EUR 480). The launch should take place by the end of the year.

Galaxy Premier (left) and Galaxy S III (right)

Galaxy Premier (left) and Galaxy S III (right)

via: AndroidAuthority



1. droidspd

Posts: 15; Member since: Sep 25, 2012

Noooooooooo! :(

2. nbringer

Posts: 180; Member since: Sep 11, 2012


14. Vinayakn73

Posts: 207; Member since: Oct 05, 2011

tooooo many similar phones.

3. in_core

Posts: 80; Member since: Sep 14, 2012

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

5. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 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.

11. roldefol

Posts: 4744; Member since: Jan 28, 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.

17. in_core

Posts: 80; Member since: Sep 14, 2012

Under-powered crap? really?

4. mercorp

Posts: 1045; Member since: Jan 28, 2012

Maybe galaxy r style/2?

6. addict27

Posts: 7; Member since: Oct 01, 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.

7. khandveamar

Posts: 4; Member since: May 04, 2012

it look like premier do not have AMOLED screen

8. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 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.

10. cepcamba

Posts: 717; Member since: Feb 27, 2012

LOL, First sentence made me laugh :p

12. khandveamar

Posts: 4; Member since: May 04, 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.

13. predator93

Posts: 122; Member since: Aug 28, 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

9. rickywinataa

Posts: 262; Member since: Apr 05, 2012

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

16. Hemlocke unregistered

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

15. user312

Posts: 68; Member since: Aug 21, 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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