Samsung Galaxy S3 preorders shoot to the Amazon Germany top, O2 and Vodafone confirm they'll carry it

Samsung Galaxy S3 preorders shoot to the Amazon Germany top, O2 and Vodafone confirm they'll carry it
That preorder page for the Samsung Galaxy S3 at Amazon Germany? Well, it has apparently attracted the attention of so many customers, that the yet-unannounced handset shot to the top of smartphone sales there.

Priced at 600 EUR without carrier subsidies, Amazon lists it with a 12MP camera and a 4.7" Super AMOLED display. Moreover, it is referred to as the Samsung Galaxy S3, confirming once again the titling that we saw as keywords in the new Samsung  Unpacked 2012 app.

Besides the unlocked version that Amazon Germany is selling, rumor has it that the Galaxy S3 saw 10 million preorders by carriers worldwide already, with some South African telcos spilling the beans that they are expecting to stock it up in June, which seems more and more probable, considering the launch is as soon as next week.

O2 just confirmed in a tweet today that it will also be carrying "The Next Galaxy", which is how Samsung refers to the phone in its Unpacked event invitations and the teaser videos that were outed yesterday.

Yesterday, Vodafone was also spotted to bring up a teaser page for the next Galaxy, making it the first carrier to officially announce it will carry whatever Samsung has in store for us come May 3 in London.

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32 Comments

1. android_hitman unregistered

this is good news.. but always see the final product before preordering .. sammy is know for their low quality plastic bodies...

8. Orbitman

Posts: 110; Member since: Oct 09, 2011

but the S3 is gonna have a ceramic body.... duh

2. ZEUS.the.thunder.god unregistered

oh man. if sammy is able to meet expectations, (which i am pretty sure they `ll be able to), its going to be HUGE !!! this phone is giving techgasm to millions of people worlwide before even its launch. now this is awesome. cant wait for may 3.

3. android_hitman unregistered

lets hope your right .. i am hyped too but the build quality dissapoints me at sammy

4. ayephoner

Posts: 858; Member since: Jun 09, 2009

ceramic could be really impressive. this makes me wonder if theyre going to launch next week also (or soon there after). i dont think we'll see it stateside for a month or two (maybe longer on some carriers)

6. goflet

Posts: 50; Member since: Oct 31, 2011

what is this obsession with build quality..you wont use the phone as a brick while building your house..it will last 2 years and you will change it

30. SleepingOz unregistered

Build quality and build material are two different things!

5. thnkthru3

Posts: 73; Member since: Dec 25, 2011

And here we are in the good old US of A...defenders of the free world and arguably the most technically advanced nation in the world and whaaaa? Let's get some news on this side of the pond please!!

31. nastynaps

Posts: 93; Member since: Aug 16, 2011

Hmmm...you should travel and then rethink that statement. Hell, just watch C-Span and you can watch our government hold back all types of technological advancement. We are good the most advanced at blowing things up though.

7. pongkie

Posts: 663; Member since: Aug 20, 2011

I just got ICS on my SGS2 ill just watch in envy on this one

9. eaxvac

Posts: 328; Member since: Jan 15, 2012

lol at the obession, exactly what the ifans are when a new product is released. You guys don't even know what they are releasing, yet blindly following like a sheep. You arn't fit to say them at all.

19. SleepingOz unregistered

I can feel your frustration and your envy here, stupid nokia fanboy. We, all here, willingly choosed to follow the new Samsung's Galaxy S because their previous versions were the BEST when they came out! Don't take your own case for a generality! You are the blind sheep following nokia to its doom.

22. Lboogey6

Posts: 281; Member since: Jan 31, 2012

i will say it is a bit much but its exciting because unlike windows they can actually look forward to change and something new instead of hey new Nokia that works just like your HTC Samsung LG and zte phone that most likely won't get windows 8

10. adi4u4882

Posts: 137; Member since: Jan 10, 2012

I notice a iManiac thumbing down all the comments.

12. ivanko34

Posts: 617; Member since: Sep 04, 2011

Yes he is there with his red thumbs on each samsung post. He needs a psychiatric help

28. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

Didn't u see THE GALAXY S III teaser at the end with LOTS OF SHEEPS flocking together

11. GALAXY-S

Posts: 701; Member since: Jun 07, 2011

Yea thats pretty dumb... no matter what product it is i make sure it actually exists before making any preorders

13. Veigald

Posts: 290; Member since: Jan 13, 2012

So I know I'm gonna get more thumbs down than anyone in the history of thumbs here, but what is actually such a big deal about SGS3? If this is just another android phone with better specs, why is that a big deal? Especially if the specs are not revolutionary much better than the HTC One X?

14. GALAXY-S

Posts: 701; Member since: Jun 07, 2011

that comment deserves no thumb

16. Veigald

Posts: 290; Member since: Jan 13, 2012

But seriously, why is this such an event then?

25. GALAXY-S

Posts: 701; Member since: Jun 07, 2011

Because the galaxy s3 phone is the most anticipated device of the year! The both the s1 and s2 have impressed alot of people with the beautiful Amoled screen and amazing specs that make the phone the most powerfull android device that hit the market last year.. we can only imagine how it will do this year! thats why people make such a big deal :)

32. nastynaps

Posts: 93; Member since: Aug 16, 2011

Anticipation should not be the indicator of a products value, ie iPhone 4S. As far as I can tell, the specs are not revolutionary but in the phone world its really a matter of how those specs are packaged. Samsung has a known history of producing stellar phones and that makes them the company to watch for their next device, plain and simple. However, only the willfully blind can ignore the similarities between the heightened anticipation for the next big android phone and the next iphone.

15. eaxvac

Posts: 328; Member since: Jan 15, 2012

well, you can only explain that with "sheeps". They are indeed one. (come, thumbs down! fandroids/ s-sheep)

24. EclipseGSX

Posts: 1777; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

sheep sheep sheep sheep sheep sheep sheep sheep sheep sheep sheep sheep sheep sheep sheep sheep sheep sheep sheep sheep sheep sheep sheep sheep sheep sheep sheep sheep sheep sheep sheep sheep sheep sheep sheep sheep sheep sheep sheep sheep sheep sheep sheep sheep sheep sheep sheep sheep sheep sheep sheep sheep sheep sheep sheep sheep Thats the only word i know because i'm a jealous bitch -eaxvac

26. SleepingOz unregistered

"I wished Nokia was more like Samsung or even Apple." -eaxvac talking to himself.

29. EclipseGSX

Posts: 1777; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

haha yep

17. good2great

Posts: 1042; Member since: Feb 22, 2012

not even worth expressing your thoughts man, this site is for the left side and the right side... you're either gungho for the iphone or angry mobbed for the SGS3... android will finally have a phone that they can call the holy grail to fight the good fight against the iphone... this is what the hype is all about... iphone vs samsung... choose your side please! haha

18. eaxvac

Posts: 328; Member since: Jan 15, 2012

clear example of a sheep.

21. good2great

Posts: 1042; Member since: Feb 22, 2012

lol... i hope that thumbs down wasnt from you eaxvac that is exactly what a sheep is on "both sides" me myself i'm a windows phone guy... just waiting until they create something super than the nokia brand... no sheep here bro...

20. Veigald

Posts: 290; Member since: Jan 13, 2012

Lol, that would explain it. Hope the SGS3 fans won't be let down then.

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