Samsung has confirmed that its flagship Galaxy S III will hit the US and Canada on June 20. The interesting thing is, Galaxy SIII won’t come with a quad-core Exynos processor in Canada. The Canadian Galaxy SIII will come with North American LTE friendly dual-core Qualcomm S4 processor. The phone will also hold 2GB RAM, and will support the country’s major wireless providers.
Samsung has launched it’s flagship Galaxy S III smartphone in India as part of the world tour. The package includes 1.4 GHz quad-core Exynos 4212 processor and 1GB RAM. But according to Samsung North America, the phone to be arrived in the region is going to have 2 GB of RAM rather than having 1 GB of RAM and North American LTE friendly 1.5GHz dual-core Snapdragon S4 processor instead of the quad-core Exynos processor found in Samsung’s international models. The phone will support Canada’s top wireless providers such as Rogers, Bell, Telus, and Virgin Mobile. If you have forgotten the phone’s specifications, here it is:
Processor : Snapdragon S4 Dual Core 1.5 GHz
Qualcomm MSM8960 Chipset
OS (Shipping) : ICS 4.0.4
Data : LTE (SGH-i747 variation) and HSPA+ 42 (SGH-iT999 variation)
Memory : 2 GB RAM
Dimensions : (136.6 x 70.6 x 8.6) mm
Weight : 133g
Memory : 16/32GB internal memory (SGH-i747)/ 16GB internal memory (SGH-iT999)
Expandable microSD up to 32GB
Display : 4.8 HD Super AMOLED 1280×720 (306ppi)
Connectivity : NFC, Bluetooth 4.0, DLNA, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n, MHL Video Out
Camera : 8MP Rear-facing, 1.9MP Front-facing
Battery : 2100 mAh
Other : * TouchWiz with Motion UX
* S Beam
* AllShare Play enhance functionality
* MP3/ACC+/WAV audio player
* DivX/Xvid/MP4/WMV/H.263/ H.264 Video Player
Samsung Galaxy S III’s pre-orders have already been started at Rogers and Telus. Telus is offering the 16GB S III for $159.99 and the 32GB model for $209.99 with a three-year contract.
Well, the most interesting part is Samsung Galaxy S III is going to launch in US and Canada on June 20, the same date on which the GS3 is going to make its first stop in New York.
For more information, please visit www.samsung.ca.