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Samsung Galaxy S III launches globally; still no word on U.S. versions

Zach Epstein
May 29th, 2012 at 7:45 AM

Samsung’s flagship smartphone for 2012 is now available in 28 countries around the world but unfortunately, the United States is not one of them. The Galaxy S III Android smartphone saw record demand ahead of its launch, and now the handset is available in more than two dozen markets globally. First announced at a press conference in London earlier this month, the Galaxy S III features an ultra-thin design that was inspired by nature. Spec highlights include a quad-core 1.4GHz Exynos processor, a 4.7-inch 720p HD display, an 8-megapixel camera, 1GB of RAM, 4G LTE connectivity, Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and a case that is just 8.6 millimeters thick. The international version of the Galaxy S III is currently available for preorder in the U.S., however carrier-branded versions not expected to launch until some time this summer.

Zach Epstein

Zach Epstein has worked in and around ICT for more than 15 years, first in marketing and business development with two private telcos, then as a writer and editor covering business news, consumer electronics and telecommunications. Zach’s work has been quoted by countless top news publications in the US and around the world. He was also recently named one of the world's top-10 “power mobile influencers” by Forbes, as well as one of Inc. Magazine's top-30 Internet of Things experts.

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