After the whole Galaxy S3 explosion story went all over the world, Samsung went ahead and investigated the issue, it turns out the explosion was actually a way for the owner to get a replacement. After Samsung and a Third Party investigation was concluded it appears that the explosion occurred as a result of “external energy” being applied to the device, not anything from within the phone itself. The original poster dillo2k10 has posted an update on Boards.ie, indicating it was a mistake by someone else in an attempt to recover the phone after it got wet.
Fire Investigations UK reports on finding that the phone itself was not responsible for generating [...]
Samsung Galaxy SIII, the device recently launched in London with a worldwide announcement of features, has received over 9 million pre-orders worldwide according to the Korea Economic Daily. If these numbers are to be believed, then Samsung is almost close to the half of the 20 million SIIs they sold overall till FEB 2012.
According to a separate report by Reuters, the company’s factories are producing 5 million units monthly, so it does not seem like stocks should be an issue once the device does get launched.
[Korea Economic Daily]
Three prominent Uk network providers Vodafone, Three and O2 have started taking pre-orders for the next Galaxy, the S3. Since the networks have already started receiving huge numbers of queries, it seems like a good idea to start pre-orders considering the devices should be available end May-early June.
Pricing also seems worthwhile as you can snag the 16GB version for £41 monthly plan on Vodafone, which has some data benefits as well. Hit the links below to find your fix.
Samsung has announced that it will launch the next Galaxy phone based on its new Exynos 4 Quad 1.4GHz Chipset. With its High-K Metal Gate (HKMG) low-power technology, it boasts twice the performance of its predecessor, and about 20-percent battery savings.
The application processor is a crucial element in providing our customers with a PC-like experience on mobile devices, Samsung’s next Galaxy device, which will be officially announced soon, offers uncompromised performance and ground breaking multitasking features, thanks to Exynos 4 Quad’s powerful performance and efficient energy management technology.”
Hankil Yoon, Senior VP of Product Strategy [...]
Here it is! or is it? Is this the next Galaxy phone? The Galaxy SIII, launching May 3 2012 has been grabbing a lot of limelight in th east couple of weeks and now as we near the launch a lot of details have been handed out to us.
Looking at the image it appears that the Touchwiz customizations will be very well integrated with the Android 4.0 UI. Also to notice is the positions of the buttons is different, and the presence of a rather large home button of physical nature, which is usually absent in Android 4.0 devices, makes for a unique function of the said “physical home button”.
Samsung is teasing the twitter-verse with an anagram, that if deciphered correctly spells out “The Next Galaxy” . Of course if you head to the original site of the anagram : tgeltaayehxnx.com you will see the countdown ticker that reads just a few hours from now.
So lets wait and watch what “The Next Galaxy” holds.
Samsung has officially announced the world will meet the next Galaxy phone in London on May 3rd with this invite, being sent out to various news sites across the world. Almost all rumors point to the release of the Samsung Galaxy S III. The Samsung Mobile unpacked event is usually a birthplace of all great phones from Sammy’s house, including the Galaxy S, SII and even the Note.
It is speculated that the device will have a 1.5GHz quad-core Exynos processor, a 4.8-inch 1080p HD display with a 16:9 aspect ratio, an 8-megapixel rear camera, a 2-megapixel front-facing camera, 4G LTE connectivity, Android 4.0 and a [...]
Samsung has officially confirmed that the Galaxy SIII, the highly awaited successor of the Galaxy SII will be announced at a separate launch event, much later than MWC and close to commercial availability of the device.
The phone earlier rumored to being launched at the Mobile World Congress 2012 held this month in Barcelona, will now be launched later. The phone is rumored to have a dual core processor which will run upto 2.0GHz natively.
Samsung is looking forward to introducing and demonstrating exciting new mobile products at Mobile World Congress 2012. The successor to the [...]