New leak shows alleged image of Samsung Galaxy S III; specs include quad-core Exynos processor

New leak shows alleged image of Samsung Galaxy S III; specs include quad-core Exynos processor
After an image alleged to be that of the heavily anticipated Samsung Galaxy S III was posted on Reddit yesterday, we have another leak today. Also found on Reddit, the image of what is claimed to be the Samsung Galaxy S III was posted by a friend of a Samsung employee who also tipped his bud to some of the specs on the model. According to this so-called Samsung insider, the Samsung Galaxy S III will have a 4.7 inch screen that is characterized as being a Super AMOLED Plus screen with HD. Under the hood will be a quad-core Exynos 4412 processor. There will be 2GB of RAM aboard along with a 12MP camera (with flash). A 2250mAh battery will be powering the device and the whole phone is just 8mm thick thin.

Based on the information from the insider, Samsung is considering offering the Samsung Galaxy S III with Android 4.0 installed and TouchWiz on top of it, or giving the user the option to toggle between the latter and a stock Android 4.0 experience. Also, the unit will have a ceramic “micro arc oxidation” back.

Obviously, we can't say that this is the real deal, nor can we be quick to say it is a fake. Just file this in the back of your mind and as more details emerge, we can get an idea of what the Samsung Galaxy S III will really look like.

source: Reddit via Phandroid

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Galaxy S III
  • Display 4.8 inches
    1280 x 720 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP (Single camera)
    1.9 MP front
  • Hardware Samsung Exynos 4 Quad, 1GB RAM
  • Storage 32GB, microSDXC
  • Battery 2100 mAh
  • OS Android 4.3
    Samsung TouchWiz UI

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62 Comments

62. jamvts

Posts: 14; Member since: Jan 27, 2012

Please no..... not this 2250MAH is sick i was expecting something close to 4000 after the razr maxx plus we want a world phone GSM/CDMA (most awaited feature for us) all aluminium unibody something better than asus/apple offering (s2 does feel quite cheap in comparison) if possible do include the note stylus feature and an infrared sensor with remote learning feature like in sony tablet s or better it just doesnt matter even if u make it 1mm thicker than s2 ....it will be more comfortable to hold afterall dont make it a 4s launch like....sad

61. intelwild

Posts: 1; Member since: Mar 20, 2012

I have an HTC Evo and love it and use an extended battery and can't live without it! I can go 48 hours easy with little to moderate use being around 30 hours on a single charge. It troubles me that the new Motorola Razor Maxx and soon to come out HTC One X having built-in batteries. This is a no go for me, no matter how good the phone is. I don't want Android phones turning into i-phones. This new Samsung 3 looks great. Do these things and the phone would be king. #1-thicker-longer lasting battery (something in the area of 2250-3,000), good 720 hd display, wireless charging 1-2 meters from the base (requiring nothing else), quad core 1.5 and up, and a nice shutter free 8 plus megapixel camera with plenty of storage space and I will buy in a minute :)

59. deeoh1084

Posts: 50; Member since: Dec 30, 2009

if those specs are true.. man... i'll be one damn happy camper b/c i am planning on getting this SGS III no matter what!!!!! so much for HTC & LG (i'm done with them.. they are both horrible horrible manufacturers) 2gb RAM? Quad Core Exynos? 12 MP? HD Resolution? 2250 mAH battery? and possible choice of either Touchwiz or Vanilla android that you are going to be able to switch back and forth? man what can you ask for more? i hope all these specs are true i really really hope

58. zuckerboy

Posts: 898; Member since: Dec 22, 2011

it is getting boring .Everyday we see another leaked pic .I am confused about desing .That is awful i think

56. sheepygalaxy

Posts: 68; Member since: Mar 10, 2012

either way you look at it the gs2 won best handset of 2011 so sammy will be looking at doing the same for this year by having better specs and design.

55. musi722

Posts: 46; Member since: Dec 15, 2011

I'm happy for sammy fans if those specs are true and sory for my self becuse i love iPhone so this is a real iPhone killer , Apple must do something

54. rubal

Posts: 3; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

opENing PhONeAreNa Just ANd jUst FOr SamSUnG s3...EarGErLy WaITing FOr THis GadGet.....

53. bbblader

Posts: 590; Member since: Oct 24, 2011

we didnt expect the nokia 808 pw to be more than 24mpx but its 41mpx so who knows maybe this is true

52. kanagadeepan

Posts: 1292; Member since: Jan 24, 2012

4.7" screen -- Possible (Galaxy Nexus has 4.65" and without the bottom touch-android button space, the screen will be 4.35" -- Perfect imho) SuperAMOLED-PLUS HD ----- Possible only if Samsung decided to stop pentile matrix displays, ELSE A BIGGG NOOOO... 12MPx camera with flash ------ Possible 2GB RAM ------ Hard to believe, but possible as GPU shares from this pool of memory for the 720p display... 2250mAh battery on 8mm thin body ------ Possible i Samsung worked hard like Motorola... QuadCore Eynos 4412 processor ------ Possible... Ceramic Micro Arc Oxidation Back -------- WHATEVER IT MAY BE, possible --------------------------------------------------​---------------------------- SAMSUNG giving users the option to toggle between STOCK Android 4.0 and TouchWiz --------- NOT AT ALL POSSIBLE...

60. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

as far as that last bit, on ICS, phone makers are longer allowed to remove the "Hologram UI" from android anymore, so technically even if they dont make it easy for you to switch to stock, stock is still under there waiting to be found. My guess is non-pentile. They go back and forth with generations with it. pentile to get there, then they adjust it to RGB.. then pentile to get to 720p, now they should be adjusting it to RGB. With the increase in pixels and resolution, the memory should be 1.5g-2gig.

51. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

if its a fake, its better than the last few fakes. who knows. we will all find out shortly enough. hold your darn horses. no matter what the SGS3 is, its going to be a class leading device. Samsung hasnt screwed up on the last 2 SGS models, they are not going to screw the pooch on what is argueably their most important device to date. HTC,Huawai, and others (maybe the i5) are seriously stepping up their game this year. Samsung is not going to release a minor update. Chill out.

50. Phonecall01 unregistered

There's a good change this could be all made up, BUT Samsung has been pretty aggressive lately and this looks like the kind of s**t they would pull to "Destroy" the competition... Hope it's the real. It it is.... HOLY s**t !!!

48. Android2627

Posts: 28; Member since: Mar 03, 2012

1 More thin if it would Waterproof and Dust proof it Would definitely be awesome just think of using the worlds Brightest screen And a Monsterly Powered Phone in rain snow everywhere! No worries!

47. a_tumiwa

Posts: 393; Member since: Mar 16, 2012

i doubt the battery has 2250mah, the size is only a little bigger than sgs2 which have only 1650mah

44. solidsnakeduds013

Posts: 221; Member since: Oct 20, 2010

Whoever said that you will be able to switch from stock ICS to ICS touch wiz is a fool

43. sheepygalaxy

Posts: 68; Member since: Mar 10, 2012

I think most people on this are missing the point at the end of the day sammy wants to be the best and this is what the majority of the public want.so why why do fandroids keep saying its all fake yet this is what they all want.This is coming from someone who owns a sW n83gs and lumia 800

42. _PHug_

Posts: 482; Member since: Oct 11, 2011

Samsung Galaxy rumors and leaks get me butt cised! This is my new favorite site!

41. willardcw4

Posts: 170; Member since: Oct 01, 2011

Hmmm.... Deja Vu! All of this feels so familiar after the Galaxy Nexus speculation / disappointment a few months ago. Just wait for the announcement!!!!!!

38. gallitoking

Posts: 4721; Member since: May 17, 2011

Fake picture and faje specs.... bet some people not only believe those specs....they are placing orders on that website a few articles back..

37. mercorp

Posts: 1045; Member since: Jan 28, 2012

awesome.

34. matrix_neo

Posts: 334; Member since: Nov 03, 2011

The first time i saw the photo i thought its galaxy nexus. I dont like the design but the specs are mind blowing. If these specs are true... Sammy is ready for battle. :-p

33. TBONEraca

Posts: 2; Member since: Mar 18, 2012

if i can tell what i want to be on s3: - 4.7-4.8 inc screen - 2gb ram (i want that much and i doubt it will be more) - 2or4core soc (just that it's better than the rest of the competition cpu and graphic) - at least 8mp or more (8 is enough coz of the storage space and it is better to have better quality small picture than bad big one) - it would be nice that it have 32gb internal storage and micro sd slot - i would like if the buttons stays the same than s2 have (add camera button) - 720p (would be enough) - battery that last at least 18 hours on above average usage

39. imkyle

Posts: 1117; Member since: Nov 18, 2010

I also would like the Home button. That is why I bought the international version of the S II.

32. a961009

Posts: 120; Member since: Aug 04, 2011

This is really fake. I know samsung. They will put touchwiz on their phone.

46. kamejoko

Posts: 257; Member since: Nov 10, 2011

No. This is test product, must run on basic android. Touchwiz it's only a launcher.

31. darkkjedii

Posts: 31816; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

That screen looks like a cluttered mess.

30. imkyle

Posts: 1117; Member since: Nov 18, 2010

As much as I love stock Android, I am curious to see TW 5.0...

27. Bluesky02

Posts: 1439; Member since: Dec 05, 2011

Fake but exciting specs

26. rg987

Posts: 130; Member since: Dec 29, 2011

i think these are the most alleged specs of the going to be SMARTPHONE GOD , the SGS3, except that 2 gb ram, i think it would be 1.5 gb. I AM waiting for this monster for more than 3 months to replace my XPERIA ARC

25. masterchina

Posts: 55; Member since: Sep 27, 2011

Hope this comes to tmo, with these specs! Not no crap-dragon!

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