Samsung Galaxy S III is still penned for an announcement "in the first half of the year”

Although we’re back to square one, Samsung did let out some details surrounding its next flagship. In fact, they specifically say that the successor to the Samsung Galaxy S II will “be unveiled in the first half of the year.” So there you have it folks, we can still dream about...
This is a discussion for a news article. To read the whole news, click here

40 Comments

22. GuiltyBystander

Posts: 199; Member since: Mar 05, 2012

"1.5-2gigs DDR5 dual channel ram" DDR5? that's a typo right?.

23. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

not at all. High end computer video cards have been using it for a good while now, no reason it cant come down to the mobile space. :) Its my wish list :) 128 GIGAbytes a second in data transfer capability :) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GDDR5

34. GuiltyBystander

Posts: 199; Member since: Mar 05, 2012

There's a difference between GDDR5 and DDR5. :) DDR4 is not even out yet, let alone DDR5, and GDDR5 is for graphics cards only and will never be in smartphones. :( However, Sammy will most likely use the LPDDR3 RAM which they recently showcased(which is awesome). :)

36. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

oh i forgot the G :) its a G thang. lol u know what I meant! :) They probably will go that route. But hey, this was a wish list, not a reality list :)

26. leftheodo

Posts: 108; Member since: Oct 21, 2011

You forgot 3500 mah removable battery and 64 gb onboard storage and micro sd slot :)

29. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

I shall add that to the list, Left! :)

40. Berzerk000

Posts: 4275; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

1080p at 5 inches would be around 440 ppi... The human eye can't distinguish density over 300 ppi, so that extra 140 pixels would be sorta useless

24. Bluesky02

Posts: 1439; Member since: Dec 05, 2011

I think the SG3 will have a better powerful dual core rather than a quad core.

25. Guest_star

Posts: 231; Member since: Dec 30, 2011

I would just like for other manufacturers to think like samsung does and not to race to be the first with new cores and stuff but to wait for the new stuff to become as best as possible and than to make a phone from it, I am talking about GPU and CPU here because screens are great and because well samsung will put 4 a-15 cores that will smoke away tegra3 and some badass GPU that will smoke tegras GPU, I'm not saying tegra 3 is bad I'm just asking why the rush, I know that being first in industry with something is important but being best is even more important

27. skymitch89

Posts: 1452; Member since: Nov 05, 2010

Doesn't Samsung have an event planned for sometime this month or next? I'm really sure that that's when we'll see the GS3/successor to GS2.
This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use only. You can order presentation-ready copies for distribution to your colleagues, clients or customers at https://www.parsintl.com/phonearena or use the Reprints & Permissions tool that appears at the bottom of each web page. Visit https://www.parsintl.com/ for samples and additional information.