Samsung Galaxy S III coming to T-Mobile, evidence suggests

Samsung Galaxy S III coming to T-Mobile, evidence suggests
There is a Samsung smartphone out there bearing the model name SGH-T999, and we now think we know what device we are actually dealing with. At first it was presumed that the Samsung Galaxy S Blaze 4G was behind that model name, and later the yet-nonexistent Samsung Galaxy Nexus for T-Mobile, but neither of this two speculations was on the right track. In fact, it is now believed that the Samsung SGH-T999 is actually a Samsung Galaxy S III model for T-Mobile.

Here is why: there is a Samsung Galaxy S III hands-on video online taking a quick look at the AllShare feature that comes with the device, along with some other gimmicks from Samsung. Interestingly, among the devices listed in the application are three Galaxy S III units, as indicated by the SGH-i9300 model name, and the aforementioned SGH-T999, which might very well be a Galaxy S III variant for T-Mobile, if our intuition is not mistaken. Either way, the device given that model name is surely bound for T-Mobile, as indicated by the "T" in front of the three digits.

That the Samsung Galaxy S III is coming to the U.S. in June is a given fact, although no U.S. carrier has yet announced plans to offer the smartphone. While the Samsung Galaxy S was available through all four major U.S. carriers, a variant of the Samsung Galaxy S II was present on the shelves on only three of them, since Verizon preferred to launch the Samsung Galaxy Nexus instead.

The hands-on video in question is embedded below, and the evidence is present right after the 5:53 mark, so feel free to check it out for yourself. Does a potential Samsung Galaxy S III launch on T-Mobile get you excited?

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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)



1. Bluesky02

Posts: 1439; Member since: Dec 05, 2011

Great hardware... But poor design. If i buy this specially unlocked, it'll be a nightmare looking at it.

3. wendygarett unregistered

This is not tha final design!!! for t-mobile!!

5. matrix_neo

Posts: 334; Member since: Nov 03, 2011

Nightmare?! Why you still commenting articles about s3 if you see its design is a nightmare. And in every article photos of s3 is included. Im sure tmobile subscribers will be happy for this news, despite its ugly design as what others continue to complaining about. Design is not important anymore, why you need a beautiful design if can't even meet your important needs in a phone. A faster processor, great screen display and innovative softwares are most important now.

7. simon1

Posts: 5; Member since: May 10, 2012

Poor Design, but the specifications are awesome specially the eye recognition technique. You can read more here -

2. wendygarett unregistered


4. GeekMovement unregistered

Can't wait for the official announcement & release!

6. som

Posts: 768; Member since: Nov 10, 2009

I love it when it come to T-Mobile. People that are complaining about Galaxy S3 designed and looks buy a different phone.

8. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

Tmobile is the only carrier that hasnt had the S4 rumor, so until that crap starts up, im holding my breath for exynos. This might be one of the best/only benefits about them being last to LTE.

12. jove39

Posts: 2147; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

Since Htc one s on tmobile is already based on s4...tmobile may decide to go with exynos...just to differentiate two devices...and I'll be happy :)

15. WakaFlakaD

Posts: 576; Member since: Apr 30, 2011

T-Mobile is always disappointing with phone's news. Pray to lord that T-Mobile will be getting the GS3 with the Exynos. I am a T-Mobile subscriber myself, and I got disappointed many times already.

9. -box-

Posts: 3991; Member since: Jan 04, 2012

I had pretty much presumed the GS3 was coming to all the major carriers

10. gwuhua1984

Posts: 1237; Member since: Mar 06, 2012

Hopefully quad core version first and dual core S4 version once LTE is ready. My friends who are looking for new phones will be happy.

11. MEeee

Posts: 438; Member since: Oct 19, 2011

Hands on with Samsung Galaxy SIII in Vietnam.

13. _PHug_

Posts: 482; Member since: Oct 11, 2011

Can't wait for the Galaxy Note II !

14. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

You guys need to stop bashing Samsung SGIII design.

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