Samsung Galaxy S III launching in Canada June 20th according to leaked screenshot

Samsung Galaxy S III launching in Canada June 20th according to leaked screenshot
The Samsung Galaxy S III will available on every major Canadian carrier such as Telus, Virgin Mobile, WIND, Videotron, Bell, SaskTel, Mobilicity and Rogers. Reportedly, Samsung is sending over a crew to Canadian retailers and carriers starting May 30th for intensive training on the device. We know that the Samsung Galaxy S III is going to launch overseas at the end of this month, and sometime in June for the States. We also know that like the U.S. models, the Canadian version will offer 4G LTE connectivity.  But when will those up north be able to get their hands on the fastest selling gadget in history?

Mobile Syrup was able to obtain a leaked screenshot from an internal computer system that might just give us the answer. The screenshot shows what might be a newspaper or magazine ad that will soon be viewed by Canadian readers. On the bottom of the ad is a list of some of the major Canadian carriers that will be carrying the phone, and above that, the ad reads "Pre-order Today. Available June 20th". You can't get any clearer than that.

Of course, since this was spotted on a computer screen instead of in a newspaper or magazine, it isn't exactly written in stone. Still, it might behoove those up in Canada to circle the date on their calendar and keep an eye out for the start of pre-orders. And for those in the U.S., this date might reveal a time period when we could see the U.S. version of the Samsung Galaxy S III get released.

source: MobileSyrup

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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. natesvlogs

Posts: 40; Member since: May 15, 2012

It's pissing me off how long it's taking to get to the U.S.

3. baldilocks

Posts: 1542; Member since: Dec 14, 2008

No one else has it right now either. So why be pissed off? If you want one badly enough - pre-order an International version and have it in a couple weeks.

5. Sackboy117

Posts: 178; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

Its better than the S2, which arrived in October in the US

13. chriski333

Posts: 22; Member since: May 05, 2012

i know right and plus i went to Verizon today and the asshole told me i have to get a new phone and a new 2 year contract by June 1st to keep my unlimited data so i said i going to at&t ill wait for the s3 and that's about it peace out Verizon thanks for screwing over your customers. and i hold the s3 will come out June 20th

17. rvpilot457

Posts: 5; Member since: Apr 12, 2012

That rep was full of s**t. Was just using that as an excuse to get you to upgrade that day.

2. good2great

Posts: 1042; Member since: Feb 22, 2012

booooooooooooooooooooooooo!!! where's the Apple iPhone 5 News??!!! (i wonder what it feels like to get 10+ thumbs down)

4. matrix_neo

Posts: 334; Member since: Nov 03, 2011

It's not iphone 5 it's a new iphone lol


Posts: 535; Member since: Mar 28, 2012

Im gonna give this a test-drive, and see and feel the difference.....?!

7. bucky

Posts: 3794; Member since: Sep 30, 2009

Bell got the exynos version last year. I'm hoping its the same thing this year.

9. metoyou

Posts: 279; Member since: Oct 19, 2011

Hope so too I wonder how much is it without contract? Oh well I pre-ordered mine for $663 :( but it's worth it :) should arrive on May 29th ..yay

8. fwinst

Posts: 64; Member since: May 08, 2010

So, Vodafone is offering 2 options for the GS3. Option 1, blue 16gb model, or Option 2, 32gb white model. O2 is offering only the 16gb model in blue or white. I wonder if the US carriers will offer the 32gb in both colors, and when the 64gb model will be released?

10. bucky

Posts: 3794; Member since: Sep 30, 2009

Where did you get it for that price??

12. metoyou

Posts: 279; Member since: Oct 19, 2011

I order from Negri Electronics, it suppose to arrive on May 25th, but got delay so they discount me to this price :) mine is white and ofcoz international version

11. Giggity

Posts: 147; Member since: Nov 17, 2011

If anyone in the States interested in the international version of GS3, you can pre-order one through Newegg with a hefty $750 price tag, which set to release on 6/6.

14. Suts_97

Posts: 130; Member since: May 05, 2012

Actually which countries are getting it on May 29th?s

15. Suts_97

Posts: 130; Member since: May 05, 2012

Actually which countries are getting it on May 29th?

16. Borrie69

Posts: 32; Member since: Jan 14, 2012

My friend in Canada akready has it, got it yesterday and posted it on FB. I am half tempted to give him the money to give me one.It has the radio to run on verizon's network so all i will have to do is tweak it's settings which is not hard.

18. JunaidZaka

Posts: 28; Member since: Mar 24, 2012

just got to use my friend's Galaxy S3 i live in dubai so yea its available here i used to complain about it looking ugly but after i saw it infront of my eyes it looked gorgeous and was really comfortable to hold even with a 4.8 inch screen

19. Mitchel

Posts: 228; Member since: May 25, 2012

Me too.. I'm one of many people who's really disappointed about the looks of S III but i got mezmerized when i hold the phone and play with it.. Amoled screen is really stunning! Pop up play is cute and it's working even though i'm playing Shadow Gun (3D games), many motion gestures like nobody else.. And many tricks to customize it without using custom launcher.. It's the smoothest phone i've ever seen..

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