T-Mobile announces the Samsung Galaxy S III, coming June 21

T-Mobile announces the Samsung Galaxy S III, coming June 21
After Sprint announced it will be holding a Samsung-related press event June 12, and Verizon's Galaxy S III leaked on its own homepage, now it's actually T-Mobile that beat everybody to the punch and outright announced the handset.

T-Mobile will be launching the handset June 21 on all channels, and, yes, it looks exactly like the international version on the carrier's sign-up page, so we can chalk that weird hue that was supposed to replace the Pebble Blue cover to bad video lighting

Yet T-Mobile calls the two color versions that will be on its network Ceramic White and Metallic Blue, so the jury is still out until we actually see one.

More importantly, the Galaxy S III for T-Mobile is indeed going to be stuffed with 2GB of RAM, as recently announced by Samsung. The rest of the specs are 1.5GHz dual-core Snapdragon S4 processor, 4.8" Super AMOLED display, and 42Mbps HSDPA radio, so it will take advantage of everything T-Mobile's network has to offer. As for price - no info is given in T-Mobile's press release just yet, but we'd wager to guess it won't differ from Sprint and Verizon's models which pegged it at $199.99 for the 16GB, and just $250 for the 32GB version.

source: T-Mobile

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Galaxy S III T-Mobile
  • Display 4.8" 720 x 1280 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 1.9 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus, Dual-core, 1500 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 2100 mAh(10.00h talk time)



1. kshell1

Posts: 1143; Member since: Oct 05, 2011

Tmobile is on the ball with the SGS3. announcing it before the others do and releasing it before them

5. -box-

Posts: 3991; Member since: Jan 04, 2012

Sprint is releasing it the same day, and Verizon may have it then too. No word from AT&T, yet. Also, there is a word missing from the bottom paragraph. It states "just $50 for the 32GB version". Should read "just $50 MORE for the 32GB version". That is, unless that actually is the price, which would be awesome.

12. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

AT&T will probably launch their model on a Sunday like they always do.

2. matty1323

Posts: 43; Member since: Nov 22, 2011

No Quad core on the GSM Model?! I mean I get it on the Verizon LTE Model in that their Exynos Processor doesn't play nice with the LTE radio, but there is no excuse for this on the Tmo/Att variants unless I'm missing something? Takes a little wind out of anyone's sails for buying one of these i'd imagine?

3. kshell1

Posts: 1143; Member since: Oct 05, 2011

It is because the Exynos 4412 does not support the 42mbps HSPA+ that tmobile uses. and on att, in case you havent noticed att now uses LTE as their 4g as does sprint, US cellular, Verizon, Metro PCS.

4. e.wvu unregistered

Dude, you be fine w/o the quad-core. The S4 is still a good spec to have on the SIII, or any other phone.

7. nak1017

Posts: 328; Member since: Jan 08, 2010

Honestly, that S4 looks to be a better all around chip than the 4412 right now. Qualcomm really ironed out the bugs on the Krait and built a hell of a contender.

6. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

Daniel. its "HSPA+" not hsdpa. Also, i think you mean $250, not $50. :)

8. Nickmfnjackson

Posts: 101; Member since: Jan 21, 2010

I would gladly pay 50 for the 32GB model, lol

10. Mario1017

Posts: 336; Member since: Sep 04, 2011

HSPA encompasses hsDpa and hsUpa. D for download, U for upload. When they say HSPA+ 42MB/s they are applying that speed to the hsDpa.

9. Zayuh24

Posts: 149; Member since: Nov 21, 2011

Happy birthday to ME. My bday is June 23, so I can hold out for a couple days XDD

13. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

happy birthday! :) mine was yesterday, so I'm trying to see if i can wiggle one as a birthday present to self. :)

15. Zayuh24

Posts: 149; Member since: Nov 21, 2011

Haha thank remixfa Happy birthday to you too bro, and I hope you do get this BEAST. Unfortunately, I'm not eligible for an upgrade lol but I'll look into getting a Note 10.1 when it's released to ease my pain.

11. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

And to say I was ditching this Sensation 4G for a SGSII tomorrow. I'll wait for the white one and pay it off contract. :)

14. richardyarrell2011

Posts: 510; Member since: Mar 16, 2011

Yeah for T-mobile..

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