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Old 05-03-2012, 04:29 AM
 
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BBC News - Samsung to launch next Galaxy phone at London event

"Samsung will put the rumours and alleged leaks about its next flagship smartphone to rest when it unveils the handset in London later on Thursday.
More than 20 million copies of the existing Galaxy S2 have been sold since its launch in April 2011.
Analysts say its success helped Samsung overtake Nokia to become the world's best-selling mobile phone maker.
Changes in screen size, form factor and a higher-resolution camera are among changes that may drive its appeal."
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Old 05-03-2012, 07:04 PM
 
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Samsung Galaxy S III hands-on video, pictures, and preview | The Verge

It launched. I am somewhat impressed with it. I think phones are getting to the point where there are few really big surprises left.

Samsung is getting a lot of flack for keeping the plastic backing. To me, it's not much of an issue. My Galaxy Nexus has a case on it and more people have cases for their phones. So you won't be feeling the material regardless, only your cover. The screen is the inferior Pentile display technology, but still manages to look good.

Overall this is a good looking phone and should sell well. The one great thing is that it will release less than a month after it was announced, and the American version will be here in June. Flash back to the Galaxy S2 that was announced in February and did not get released until mid-September here in the U.S, over 7 months after it was announced.
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Old 05-04-2012, 08:18 AM
 
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Im contemplating buy this over the iphone 5
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Old 05-05-2012, 06:25 AM
 
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For those that are interested.

BBC News - Samsung to launch next Galaxy phone at London event

"Samsung will put the rumours and alleged leaks about its next flagship smartphone to rest when it unveils the handset in London later on Thursday.
More than 20 million copies of the existing Galaxy S2 have been sold since its launch in April 2011.
Analysts say its success helped Samsung overtake Nokia to become the world's best-selling mobile phone maker.
Changes in screen size, form factor and a higher-resolution camera are among changes that may drive its appeal."
When is this coming to Verizon? Does anybody have any guesses to what it will cost.
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Old 05-05-2012, 10:42 PM
 
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Samsung is getting a lot of flack for keeping the plastic backing. To me, it's not much of an issue..
Same here. I have the Note and I think it's perfect. We are getting cases (Otter Box style) after DH dropped his and the screen was ruined.

I've never been interested in getting iPhones for some reason but the Galaxy series caught my attention.

I agree with the OP, though. It seems that there are less and less surprises to show with every new phone. Maybe the companies could wait a bit more.
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Old 05-06-2012, 06:51 PM
 
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When is this coming to Verizon? Does anybody have any guesses to what it will cost.
Rumors have it coming to Verizon. Verizon skipped the GS2 in favor if being the sole American carrier of the Galaxy Nexus at launch. Sprint is the second American carrier and just launched it 5 months after Verizon did.

Samsung wants to sell a lot of phones over the next year, over 150 million so releasing the phone on the largest American carrier seems like a safe bet that it will actually happen. It is supposed to launch the end of May in Europe and Asia I believe and the U.S. in June. The LTE version is going to take a little bit longer to release than the HSPA+ version. The cost will be determined by the internal storage. I would bet the 16 GB will run $199, or $249 max (with the usual contract extension). You can add $100 for the 32 GB version.
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Old 05-20-2012, 11:55 AM
 
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Rumors have it coming to Verizon. Verizon skipped the GS2 in favor if being the sole American carrier of the Galaxy Nexus at launch. Sprint is the second American carrier and just launched it 5 months after Verizon did.

Samsung wants to sell a lot of phones over the next year, over 150 million so releasing the phone on the largest American carrier seems like a safe bet that it will actually happen. It is supposed to launch the end of May in Europe and Asia I believe and the U.S. in June. The LTE version is going to take a little bit longer to release than the HSPA+ version. The cost will be determined by the internal storage. I would bet the 16 GB will run $199, or $249 max (with the usual contract extension). You can add $100 for the 32 GB version.
I sure hope it comes to Verizon. My account is eligible for an upgrade on July 5th (contract ends November 5th) and I am wanting to get this phone.

Samsung Galaxy S3 | Reviews | CNET UK

I'm currently running a Motorola Droid 2 I got in 2010... a dinosaur that is showing its age.

If Verizon doesn't get this phone it will be the last straw... I'm already losing my unlimited data at my next upgrade even though I was "grandfathered" in... and now it's $30 to upgrade phones as well.

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I've never been interested in getting iPhones for some reason but the Galaxy series caught my attention.
Same here... no real interest in any Apple products and I'm wanting to give someone other than Motorola a try for my next phone. I don't have anything bad to say about Android at all... the fact this phone has Android 4.0 is an big plus... the new version looks awesome.
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Old 05-23-2012, 05:58 PM
 
Location: Santa Monica, CA
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If this comes to Verizon I'll be tempted to switch from my iPhone 4. I have an LTE iPad 3 that I can carry with me when travelling so I don't need a gigantic 4.8" screen. The next iPhone is rumored to have a 4" screen which is too small for me. Decisions, decisions.

All I know is that after having and LTE iPad my next phone will definitely be LTE. If the HTC One X is any indication the US Snapdragon S4 version of the SIII should have good battery life which is something I refuse to live without (and something LTE smartphones have lacked up to this point.)
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Old 05-24-2012, 04:28 AM
 
Location: Skopje
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This is the ****. Im buying this. Awesome software, beatiful look. Its more like a tablet LOL.
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