Samsung to reveal "the next galaxy" May 3 in London, Galaxy S III launch?

Samsung to reveal "the next galaxy" May 3 in London, Galaxy S III launch?
Samsung has started sending out invitations for a May 3 event in London that is cryptically entitled "Come and meet the next Galaxy". That's just 17 days from now and we know the thoughts on everyone's mind - "Galaxy S III cometh!"

We sure hope so, and if Samsung really does reveal its next Android flagship then, we'd say it has managed to be on par with Apple in building excitement and secrecy around its leading phone annual edition launch.

Ok, we know you want to start dissecting the news and speculating whether the picture represents ceramic pebbles, hinting at the rumored glass ceramic chassis, whether it represent drops of liquid, hinting at the alleged waterproof housing, is it both or is it just an artsy background, but we'll leave it all to your imagination.

source: Samsung

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Galaxy S III
  • Display 4.8 inches
    1280 x 720 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP (Single camera)
    1.9 MP front
  • Hardware Samsung Exynos 4 Quad, 1GB RAM
  • Storage 32GB, microSDXC
  • Battery 2100 mAh
  • OS Android 4.3
    Samsung TouchWiz UI

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104 Comments

102. WILDCAT1935

Posts: 31; Member since: Mar 23, 2011

Ok which carriers?

103. eaxvac

Posts: 328; Member since: Jan 15, 2012

None because its stolen

100. Dutch1

Posts: 19; Member since: Mar 23, 2012

IT'S RIGHT AROUND THE CORNER! I HOPE THE MAJOR RUMORS DO NOT DISAPPOINT THE MASSES.

99. wendygarett unregistered

Good news, there will be 3 galaxy announced, a 5.3inch , a 4.8inch, and 4inch screen :)

94. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

SO GLAD I SAVE MY UPGRADE for THIS ANNOUNCEMENT. i stay away from AT&T version of the ONE X. Cause i knew SG III WILL TOP ALL ANDROID PHONES

93. barondebxl

Posts: 180; Member since: Nov 04, 2011

R.I.P HTC one X

92. eyephone

Posts: 69; Member since: Apr 05, 2012

Will it be really on the third or diffrent date......

90. jeroome86

Posts: 2314; Member since: Apr 12, 2012

So given the announcement on May 3. How much longer after that will we see a release? I guess this might have better specs then Htc one x. Tough decision to make.

87. Saamic

Posts: 119; Member since: Feb 20, 2012

Thank god... I almost bought a Galaxy Nexus yesterday... Although, I doubt this is going to come to Verizon =(. Regardless, I won't use my upgrade now until I'm positive

85. rockstarlive

Posts: 307; Member since: Oct 19, 2011

Pretty sure its gonna be a hott phone. I was expecting a later may announcement but who cares.

84. cellphonator

Posts: 298; Member since: Oct 29, 2011

I don't believe in coincidence, that picture MUST be a hint. It's like the jelly beans jar at the Samsung (or Google?) boot during the mobile congress.

81. Walter.D.DROID

Posts: 25; Member since: Apr 01, 2012

ABOUT TIME DAMN IT! The wait to FINALLY see the SGS3 is ending...sigh

79. Piotrek007

Posts: 119; Member since: Dec 07, 2010

I hope it will be minimum 1.8ghz quad-core ! And stereo speakers is a must please !

78. gallitoking

Posts: 4721; Member since: May 17, 2011

Samsung better deliver or we will have a bunch of angry geeks

95. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

you're the only angry one. dissing on every Android article.

70. ivanko34

Posts: 617; Member since: Sep 04, 2011

I like to see the new Galaxy SIII But I keep my Galaxy Note

67. ironmarc89

Posts: 64; Member since: Jan 22, 2012

OMG!!!!!! Finally. This on the 3rd, then Avengers on the 4th. #Nerdgasm

69. Diego!

Posts: 880; Member since: Jun 15, 2009

This was the best comment I've read today. LOL! xD

97. ironmarc89

Posts: 64; Member since: Jan 22, 2012

covers white cream spot on jeans

65. good2great

Posts: 1042; Member since: Feb 22, 2012

breath of fresh air... isn't it? see how nice it is to have everyone focus their comments on the main article topic instead of bullying and name-calling...lol out of 63 comments no bickering about iphone vs android... you guys are just as sheepy as iphone users lol look at the comments... but to give credit where its due... this phone is gonna be BEAST tho!

63. rayman173

Posts: 61; Member since: Nov 21, 2011

I hope and pray that it hits the states with the exynos processor as well as the 2500 mh battery like the note....c'mon Sammy blow my mind......

64. BenCjamin

Posts: 80; Member since: May 13, 2011

Amen to that! If it doesn't come with the exynos processor it's not near as amazing. Exynos = win qualcomm = fail.

62. kunzj646

Posts: 2; Member since: Apr 16, 2012

My friend works in samsung r&d..he said on may 3..we may see Note 2 and Refreshed note 10.1...rather than galaxys3..

98. wendygarett unregistered

I hate to say this but in Korea... May 3 is written as 5.3 as a date... Probably Samsung is trying to say there will be 5.3inches screen device that day...

60. azri05 unregistered

I really hope sammy improve the touchwiz without sacrificing performance. Give something that can rival sense 4.0. This is the voice of the "99%" casual user.

59. Diego!

Posts: 880; Member since: Jun 15, 2009

Hasn't anybody come accross to the question that maybe Samsung will announce the Samsung i9300 (a.k.a. the Olympic Phone) on May 3rd and they will announce the Galaxy S III on May 22nd? I hope not, but just saying...

66. BenCjamin

Posts: 80; Member since: May 13, 2011

That could be a possibility but i wonder if they'll be announcing them both, maybe at the same time? that would be nice.

55. dejahu

Posts: 35; Member since: Feb 01, 2012

Anyone want to take a guess on release date for NA? Thinking.......late July.

61. BenCjamin

Posts: 80; Member since: May 13, 2011

It'll be in August right before the iPhone is set to launch. They want to beat apple to it.

54. protozeloz

Posts: 5396; Member since: Sep 16, 2010

On screen buttons nfc and better UI please

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