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Samsung pushes back Galaxy Premier's launch date to late January

Samsung pushes back Galaxy Premier's launch date to late January
Sad news for those who have been expecting this fancy device - the Galaxy Premier. Some unofficial sources claim that the handset won't be released until the end of January, which is a shame as it was earlier expected to arrive in November or December. The handset will not be available everywhere, though, as Samsung is planning to release it in a number of European and Asian countries.

The Galaxy Premier is powerful smartphone with a 4.65" HD Super AMOLED screen, TI OMAP 4470 SoC with a 1.5 GHz dual-core CPU, a gig of RAM and 8 GB internal memory. All in all, it's very similar to the Galaxy S III, with a few small exceptions like the lack of LTE.

via: AndroidAuthority

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Galaxy Premier
  • Display 4.7" 720 x 1280 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 1.9 MP front
  • Processor TI OMAP4470, Dual-core, 1500 MHz
  • Storage 8 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 2100 mAh(11h 3G talk time)

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8 Comments

mydi.maus unregistered

no lte? why sammy?

Droid_X_Doug

Posts: 5993; Member since: Dec 22, 2010

Phone is missing the additional 1 Gb of RAM compared to GS III on U.S. versions. Just buy a GS III.

g2a5b0e unregistered

People act like no LTE is the end of the world. It's more than likely not even coming to the U.S. It's going to European & Asian markets where LTE is mostly undeveloped.

ajac09

Posts: 1482; Member since: Sep 30, 2009

it is for some people. Some people use there phones on the go and LTE helps out if your doing alot of data transfers or you just want good netflix. But this phone isnt ment for the US market hence the lack of LTE. It just feels like a bit bigger skyrocket anyway.

g2a5b0e unregistered

I guess it could suck if you're on Verizon or Sprint, but on AT&T, you'll still decent speeds on HSPA+, & T-Mobile's HSPA+42 is very comparable to LTE in most places. I get an average of 15 down with spikes of 20-25 on it.

Pedro0x

Posts: 271; Member since: Oct 19, 2012

I agree, HSDPA+ is also fast and takes less battery. But here in Sweden we have a very good coverage of LTE, even in a small village like I am living in :)

Thephonegeek

Posts: 118; Member since: Nov 22, 2012

Like GS3 mini, this phone is also overpriced.

IliyaBeshkov

Posts: 261; Member since: Jul 09, 2012

It's more similar to the Samsung Galaxy Nexus from hardware specs...

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