Samsung Galaxy S III in purple supposedly coming to Sprint

Samsung Galaxy S III in purple supposedly coming to Sprint
Just because the Samsung Galaxy S IV is to be announced in a few days, it doesn't mean that the Galaxy S III will be retired anytime soon. In fact, once the new flagship is on the market, the price of its predecessor is likely to go down significantly, thus attracting buyers on a tighter budget. And to make the deal even sweeter for those potential customers, U.S. carrier Sprint will be launching a new Samsung Galaxy S III variant.

According to data contained in the screenshot that was sent to us this morning, Sprint is readying a purple Samsung Galaxy S III. The said device, carrying 16GB of native storage space, is supposedly scheduled to launch on April 12, or in about 5 weeks from today. Unfortunately, pricing has not been disclosed by our tipster. We don't have an image either (what you see is just a mock-up) so the exact shade of purple used for the said device is also a mystery.

Of course, one should keep in mind that all of this is just a rumor. The existence of the purple Samsung Galaxy S III for Sprint has not been confirmed by an official source, so don't get too excited about it yet.

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Galaxy S III Sprint
  • Display 4.8" 720 x 1280 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 1.9 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus, Dual-core, 1500 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 2100 mAh(9.20h talk time)



1. naveenstuns

Posts: 184; Member since: Feb 19, 2012

it looks awkward :|

26. cloud_atlas1991

Posts: 62; Member since: Dec 21, 2012

And way cheaper-looking.

2. BigBoss10

Posts: 279; Member since: Aug 31, 2012

LOOOOOOOOOOOOLLLLLLL not interested at all I better wait the SIV

3. mydi.maus unregistered

copy xperia z..

7. Fruitpoop

Posts: 34; Member since: Dec 27, 2012

How is it a copy? The samsung galaxy s3 came out 8 months before the Xperia Z.

24. mydi.maus unregistered


4. ilia1986 unregistered

The SGS3 is still a beast phone. Quad core 1.4Ghz A9, 1GB of Ram and Mali400MP can go a very very very long way, especially when rooted, OCed and mounted with a custom rom. I expect to be able to use the latest Android version very smoothly up until Android 6.0.

6. CfullerTX

Posts: 19; Member since: Aug 06, 2012

Not even close to the right specs... Good try though.

8. gmracer1

Posts: 646; Member since: Dec 28, 2012

lmao yeah he is way off!!! ilia, the phone has a dual-core (Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8960 @ 1.5GHz) cpu and 2GB RAM Noob.

11. g2a5b0e unregistered

See comment #10.

10. g2a5b0e unregistered

Shows how ignorant you both are. These are the specs for the international version--the one that came out before the US version did. It may be contrary to what people here think, but the world does not revolve around our country.

25. CfullerTX

Posts: 19; Member since: Aug 06, 2012

Hey moron this an article for a SPRINT CDMA phone. Go home and don't comment unless you're going to offer something intelligent. ilia1986: How stupid you must be to comment on a US domestic version article. Go home.

15. ilia1986 unregistered

CfullerTX, gmracer1: Wow. How stupid must you be to not know that I was talking about the international country. World>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> US. By far.

20. indigo87

Posts: 40; Member since: Dec 09, 2011

You are on a US post about a sprint phone which is a US carrier, I don't think gmracer1 is stupid for correcting you but I do believe you were unclear of which galaxy s3 you were talking about which makes it easy for anyone to make that mistake

22. ilia1986 unregistered

This post was about the long-term value of the GS3. Hence my response. Besides, everyone - US included - should know what the specs are for the international version, because it's the INTERNATIONAL version. International = all over the world ffs.

16. Nokianhero

Posts: 26; Member since: Mar 04, 2013

Recomend u buying lumia instead fanboy. They have the fastest processor

17. Noble_One

Posts: 63; Member since: Aug 18, 2012

The lumia 920 also uses the 1.5 ghz snapdragon s4, so the lumia does not have the fastest "processor". It has the same processor as many other phones from last year. I realize you're trolling but I couldn't resist. :-)

18. Nokianhero

Posts: 26; Member since: Mar 04, 2013

Thats not true. Nokia is optimizing their processors with special hardware...

21. chaoticrazor

Posts: 2347; Member since: Aug 28, 2012

seriously fanboy shut up your not helping your side with your deluded comments and you give others a bad name so yeah stop the blind worshipping crap

5. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

Prett color for the ladies

9. johnriii

Posts: 248; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

does the color REALLY matter? most folks get a cover or case for their smartphones anyway.

12. ChafedBanana

Posts: 409; Member since: Sep 20, 2011

Women don't buy purple phones. Maybe dinosaurs named Barney do but women usually go with white if not black. Who's gonna buy this? Of course I could be wrong because some people do buy the ugly brown one.

13. Ruckus

Posts: 286; Member since: Oct 20, 2011

At&t has the exclusive Red SIII, and Verizon has Black and Amber Brown. The Purple will surely be appealing to the Women but why not make more of a universal color more people can enjoy?

14. TerryCrowley

Posts: 194; Member since: Jul 31, 2011

I am colorblind. Looks pebble blue to me.

19. mrblah

Posts: 577; Member since: Jan 22, 2013

All the male S3 fans wanted this from the beginning

23. Xperia42

Posts: 60; Member since: May 30, 2012

It looks cool in purple

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