Samsung Galaxy S III coming soon: 4.65-inch Super AMOLED Plus HD RGB screen, quad-core, LTE?

Samsung Galaxy S III coming soon: 4.65-inch Super AMOLED Plus HD RGB screen, quad-core, LTE?
The Samsung Galaxy S III is occasionally making the headlines with either a rumor or a mockup pumping up our expectations before the official release, and this here rumor is no exception to that rule. Korean DDaily now reports that the upcoming Galaxy S III will feature a 4.65-inch Super AMOLED Plus screen with a resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels. Moreover, this will be the first non-pentile HD AMOLED screen made by Samsung and this alone is a hugely impressive feat.

Devices like the Samsung Galaxy Nexus also had a 4.65-inch HD display, but there Samsung went with the sub-par pentile technology where instead of the traditional arrangement of red-green-blue pixels (RGB), you get less subpixels and generally a fuzzier image. 

The HTC One X most recently raised the bar very high with its 4.7-inch Super LCD 2 HD screen, which left us impressed but this here S III screen could easily beat it.

The best news however is that the Samsung Galaxy S III should be coming sooner rather than later. AsiaE has learned that Samsung is already testing the device with Korean carriers, and wants it done quicker than usual - in only two months. Allegedly, the carriers will have a hard time fitting into this schedule as the upcoming Android flagship will have a quad-core processor and LTE. But we’d rather wait for those feature, wouldn’t we?

source: DDaily, AsiaE via TheVerge

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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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42 Comments

1. BattleBrat

Posts: 1476; Member since: Oct 26, 2011

Hmmmm, I'm a MOTO man, but I'll take a look, the GS II did impress me (although I prefer the RAZR)

21. JBz007

Posts: 63; Member since: Mar 02, 2012

Same here. Maybe the Fighter or Blade will have next-gen specs as well so we don't have to jump ship over to Samsung.

32. bruindog

Posts: 33; Member since: Feb 27, 2012

If the S3 looks like one of the better renders then we are in for a treat. I'm just hoping its not a let down because all of these specs seem too good to be true. Even after reading them 500 times on 500 different websites

42. belovedson

Posts: 1060; Member since: Nov 30, 2010

You are obviously biased. I have the razr maxx by the way but comparing the gs2 vs the razr? the gs2 came out about a year ago. come on man, make a real comparison. the gs2 doesn't lag as far as i can tell. the maxx lags a bunch of times but the slim form factor and long batter life and amoled kills the gs2 but again not fair comparison

2. Mr.Best

Posts: 79; Member since: Jan 17, 2012

2012 will be a stellar year for android users.

3. jubbing

Posts: 150; Member since: Aug 20, 2008

This thing is going to be INSANE! As a Wp7 fan, I know a good phone when I see one (from specs). Love to get my hands on this

4. nitinrana

Posts: 27; Member since: Apr 02, 2012

Go sammy go... Nothing can't beat you...

10. strikercho

Posts: 156; Member since: Mar 20, 2012

Yeah, only Nokia and Apple beat you...:)

23. RaKithAPeiRiZ

Posts: 1488; Member since: Dec 29, 2011

nokia is no longer even the top dog in its own country ...and iPhone 4s ..that design is so 2010 ......keep dreaming

34. TROLL.ISAHA

Posts: 535; Member since: Mar 28, 2012

Look's more like they have beaten you 21 red! Get lost!

5. richardyarrell2011

Posts: 510; Member since: Mar 16, 2011

This will top all devices in 2012

6. 300men

Posts: 7; Member since: Feb 16, 2012

Pleas some premium hardware and I'm in.

33. TOYMAN

Posts: 29; Member since: Feb 23, 2012

1.5 Qward Core

7. android_hitman unregistered

all of the top devices before the end of the world :) at least we will die happy :)))

8. ddxmms

Posts: 170; Member since: Feb 09, 2012

what else do you expect..?

9. baaam

Posts: 61; Member since: Jan 06, 2012

2012 monster phone!! FTW!!

11. jaytai0106

Posts: 1888; Member since: Mar 30, 2011

PLEASE PUT A GIANT BATTERY IN THIS PHONE!!!

12. Zayuh24

Posts: 149; Member since: Nov 21, 2011

I'm stuck between this and the HTC One X (or the One S if the X really doesn't come to T-Mobile). Sammy has always been reliable in making quality devices and the S II got so much love globally.... imagine what a beast the S III is going to turn out to be. But I love how HTC is redeeming itself with the One series, and the audio boosts from DreBeats technology make my ears happy lol. Decisions, decisions...

18. Chronos

Posts: 258; Member since: Feb 25, 2012

Beats Audio is a gimmick. Wait for the S III.

19. Zayuh24

Posts: 149; Member since: Nov 21, 2011

I don't mind waiting, but we're in for quite a wait here in the US. New phone releases are months later than their international versions because US carriers want to add their crap to the devices and make hardware changes.

13. darac

Posts: 2156; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

Victor, your "should easily beat" implication is ignorant. Super amoled plus is overall inferior to AH-IPS technology (the screen on HTC One x, just with different name) Here, from your very own site: http://www.phonearena.com/news/LGs-4.5-inch-high-res-AH-IPS-display-beats-Super-AMOLED-Plus-in-color-accuracy_id21483 You guys have built up a myth about amoled screens being something uber, and untouchable. While in reality, the Galaxy S3 will likely have a less great screen than some other phones out there.

26. andro.

Posts: 1999; Member since: Sep 16, 2011

We will have to wait an see,having used both the Htc one x screen is definitely better than say the galaxy nexus screen by a noticeable bit but Samsung have a knack of producing incredible screens to put on its own flagships

14. babyk

Posts: 379; Member since: Nov 03, 2011

HTC WILL ALWAYS BE BETTER THAN THIS SAMSUNG s**t FTW

15. ajac09

Posts: 1482; Member since: Sep 30, 2009

umm okay... sadly the population doesnt agree with you.

25. im.awesome888

Posts: 2; Member since: Jan 30, 2012

Sorry death grip

30. twenti7

Posts: 152; Member since: Jul 09, 2011

Meh. I switched to Samsung from HTC. Sadly, not even the One X has made me consider looking back. I very much prefer a slim and lightweight, but still powerful phone over one that is fat and boring.

35. TROLL.ISAHA

Posts: 535; Member since: Mar 28, 2012

Babyk shut up!

16. babyk

Posts: 379; Member since: Nov 03, 2011

You guys only concern about specs thats the point

38. TROLL.ISAHA

Posts: 535; Member since: Mar 28, 2012

It's all about power! To run Android u need that! Or else it's it lag's..... Cause ur running a full OS, unlike apple, Blackberry, windows there all half OS..... It take's 300+ mb of ram to run Android, other's only require 130+ of ram......

17. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

yes.. id rather wait for the quad exynos.. look im waiting.. im waiting.. ok, gimmie the darn phone! :)

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