Only in Japan: Samsung Galaxy S III runs at 1.6GHz and comes with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean

Only in Japan: Samsung Galaxy S III runs at 1.6GHz and comes with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean
After Softbank yesterday, now NTT DoCoMo, Japan’s biggest carrier, announces its 2012 winter lineup including awesome devices like the Samsung Galaxy S III with a 1.6GHz Exynos chip and the Galaxy Note II.

And what’s interesting here is the fact that the Galaxy S III in Japan with its 1.6GHz clock speed runs faster than the international version of the handset or the U.S. models, clocked at 1.4GHz. The device is launching in a gorgeous grey and black colors. So bottomline is that the S III will be slightly faster in Japan, and not only that, but it is launching with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean on board.

The Galaxy Note II on its part also runs at 1.6GHz, but that’s the same frequency as all other versions, so no differences here.

You can take a look at the grey Galaxy S III running at 1.6GHz on the picture below.

source: SammyHub

Only in Japan: Samsung Galaxy S III runs at 1.6GHz and comes with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean

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Galaxy S III
  • Display 4.8" 720 x 1280 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 1.9 MP front
  • Processor Samsung Exynos 4 Quad, Quad-core, 1400 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 2100 mAh(11.60h 3G talk time)

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22 Comments

1. MeoCao unregistered

GS III+?

2. TROLL

Posts: 4851; Member since: Apr 13, 2012

Those lucky Japanese always get exclusive things then us. Mines Rooted and running at 1.8Ghz. Is there any S3 owners that have Rooted there's?

6. GUNDAM

Posts: 63; Member since: Jul 20, 2012

Running cm 10 :3 (android 4.1.2)

3. Berzerk000

Posts: 4275; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

Mini Note. Any bump in RAM? That would make it a true Mini Note (without the stylus).

7. doejon

Posts: 411; Member since: Jul 31, 2012

perhaps there will be also a galaxy note 2 with 2ghz xD :D or its not possible?

15. Berzerk000

Posts: 4275; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

Exynos 4 has a max frequency of 1.6 GHz I think

4. hung2900

Posts: 966; Member since: Mar 02, 2012

I think it's the same as Note 2 with 2GB RAM and higher GPU clockrate.

11. kartik4u98

Posts: 511; Member since: May 19, 2012

It's the CPU which is overclocked not Gpu!

13. TROLL

Posts: 4851; Member since: Apr 13, 2012

You can also over-clock the GPU in settings on SetCpu.

16. kartik4u98

Posts: 511; Member since: May 19, 2012

Are you mad?? You can't over GPU in SetCPU..!! iT'S ONLY FOR gpu

5. Mittal

Posts: 494; Member since: Dec 14, 2011

im curious with the rise of Korean giants, are the very respected and acclaimed Japanese electronics firms lagging behind? far behind ? On the mobile front, very few names most predominant of which SONY comes to mind

8. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

Why does the UI look completely different from the one from the Note II and GS3 in Korea?

9. josephnero

Posts: 776; Member since: Nov 16, 2011

its docomo UI.just a home launcher.its on XDA if you like it

12. kartik4u98

Posts: 511; Member since: May 19, 2012

PLEASE CAN you tell me the link to that..?

17. josephnero

Posts: 776; Member since: Nov 16, 2011

22. kartik4u98

Posts: 511; Member since: May 19, 2012

Thanks a lot!! Btw I searched it on XDA but wasn't able to find it.. Will try tonight..

10. mercorp

Posts: 1045; Member since: Jan 28, 2012

I think it is an conspiracy to distract the japanese otakus and cede dokdo to s.korea.

14. marceldy

Posts: 18; Member since: Sep 21, 2012

I have the gray international version ^.^

18. Nadr1212

Posts: 741; Member since: Sep 22, 2012

What's next that Japan's only gonna f**king get?!?!THIS IS HELL WHAT THEY'RE DOING!!!!!!!!!!!

19. pikapowerize

Posts: 1869; Member since: May 03, 2012

again.. only in japan!

20. ibap

Posts: 865; Member since: Sep 09, 2009

Is there a term for the phone manufacturers releasing phones under the same name but with wildly different specs? The only term I can think of is NUTS!

21. phil2n

Posts: 519; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

NTTDocomo please replace AT T here

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