Samsung may have only recently launched its latest Android flagship collaboration with Google, the Galaxy Nexus, but the push is reportedly on for the next big thing for the Galaxy line-up. According to a report straight out of Korea, the Samsung Galaxy S3 could be on its way to Mobile World Congress 2012 ó and launch a few months later.
We had already heard that the Galaxy S3 would pack Samsungís own Exynos 4412 processor, a 32nm quad-core chip based on the ARM Cortex A9 architecture. Thatís a terrific boost in hardware over the Galaxy S2 and Galaxy Nexus, at least on paper ó the juryís still out on whether or not a quad-core chip is really worth putting in a phone or tablet when most apps arenít designed with multithreading in mind.
Itís a necessary progression, however, when competitors like HTC are known to be working on similar devices. HTCís Zeta is expected to arrive during the same time frame, and with Qualcomm promising that its Snapdragon S4 would be ready to power retail devices early in 2012 there will no doubt be other models on the way.
As for what else Samsung is going to cram into the Galaxy S3, the list of rumored specs certainly looks drool-worthy. In addition to the Exynos 4412, there could be a 12MP camera, 720◊1280 Super AMOLED Plus display, LTE support, twice as much RAM as any current superphone at 2GB, and Android 4.0. Of course, until Samsung shows us something (or someone else gets their hands on one) we wonít know how closely that hardware lines up with reality.
Keep your eyes peeled for news out of MWC when its kicks off in Barcelona on February 27.
Quad-core Samsung Galaxy S3 may debut at MWC 2012, launch mid-year | Geek.com (http://www.geek.com/articles/mobile/quad-core-samsung-galaxy-s3-may-debut-at-mwc-2012-launch-mid-year-20111227/)
:pumperilike: I'm gettin this, f*ck every other phone out or rumored to come out.
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