Samsung Galaxy S III

Korean Galaxy S III pairs LTE and quadcore Exynos in twin-chip compromise

Korean Galaxy S III pairs LTE and quadcore Exynos in twin-chip compromise

The international version of the Galaxy S III features an Exynos quad-core processor, but only HSPA+ connectivity. The handsets sold in the United States, meanwhile, has Qualcomm’s Snapdragon S4 dual-core processor and LTE connectivity. The only way to get your hands on a Galaxy S III with both quad-core and LTE options is by heading to South Korea. The 3G version of the phone launches there today, while an LTE version will be made available sometime next month.

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Samsung Galaxy S III to hit 10m sales during July

Samsung Galaxy S III to hit 10m sales during July

The Samsung Galaxy S II and Galaxy Note have both seen impressive sales figures, and the company isn’t being cautious about its sale expectations for its latest flagship, the Galaxy S III. Samsung believe that the phone will surpass the 10 million sales threshold next month once the effects of launching in the United States start to kick in. Launching on five carriers in the US along with today’s release in South Korea should propel sales forward quite dramatically.

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Samsung’s Galaxy S III ads crank anti-Apple snark

Samsung’s Galaxy S III ads crank anti-Apple snark

Samsung's Galaxy S III resisted Apple's best attempts to block it from sale in the US; now the Korean company is biting back with new adverts playing up the Android handset's powers of conversion. The phone's "Designed For Humans" tagline hasn't exactly proved convincing, but the newest series of promos play more on the Galaxy S III's abilities than they do dodgy marketing speech. More interesting, however, CNET spotted that Samsung has seemingly recycled one of the actors from its Galaxy S II campaign, implying that the new flagship phone is enough to coax even "creative" types away from their Apple phone.

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Samsung investigating burning Galaxy S III

Samsung investigating burning Galaxy S III

Samsung is investigating a Galaxy S III handset that apparently burst into flames and partially melted, recalling the apparently faulty phone for testing. The Galaxy S III shows significant charring along its bottom edge, along with damage to the polycarbonate back cover, and sparked while in a car mount according to the Dublin owner of the phone ; Samsung subsequently confirmed on its official blog that it would be looking into the accident.

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Samsung Galaxy S III hands-on with device-exclusive sharing

Samsung Galaxy S III hands-on with device-exclusive sharing

This week we've gotten the opportunity to take a peek at both the AT&T and the T-Mobile versions of the Samsung Galaxy S III, and in our exploration of said phone, its become apparent that Samsung wants everyone to do one thing: share! Three different sharing abilities will be explored here, each of them exclusive to the Samsung Galaxy S III in part or in whole. The first of these is S-Beam, Samsung's NFC-laden wireless transfer feature, while the other two rely on Wi-fi signals to make their abilities seem magic.

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AT&T’s Samsung Galaxy S III launch also delayed

AT&T’s Samsung Galaxy S III launch also delayed

Strong demand for the Samsung Galaxy S III, and possibly some supply issues having to do with the pebble blue version, is causing delays in launching the device. AT&T is the latest carrier tipped for a delay with launch date extended from tomorrow, June 21, to next week, June 28. It was reported yesterday that T-Mobile was experiencing a similar delay, with a full-fledged launch set for June 27 instead of the originally planned June 21.

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Samsung Galaxy S III Review [AT&T & T-Mobile]

Samsung Galaxy S III Review [AT&T & T-Mobile]

Is the Samsung Galaxy S III the most anticipated Android smartphone in the US this year? Given the reaction to the 4.8-inch flagship's announcement - not to mention the pre-launch rumor and hype - and the subsequent furore around the European model, it's hard not to reach that conclusion. Set to launch on five US carriers near-simultaneously, the Galaxy S III has arrived in AT&T and T-Mobile form on the SlashGear testbench, hoping to convince us again with their 4G and potent processors. We've already reviewed - and loved - the European version of the Galaxy S III that went on sale earlier this month; read on to find out if the US phones can live up to expectations.

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T-Mobile’s Samsung Galaxy S III priced, launching in two phases

T-Mobile’s Samsung Galaxy S III priced, launching in two phases

T-Mobile has revealed the pricing for its highly anticipated Samsung Galaxy S III but noted that quantities of the device won't be enough to support a full nationwide launch as originally planned for June 21. Only T-Mobile stores in the top 29 markets will receive the first batch of Galaxy S III handsets, while the rest will have them by June 27.

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Samsung Galaxy S III modded for Touchstone charging

Samsung Galaxy S III modded for Touchstone charging

The last time we saw the Touchstone was for a modification involving the Nokia Lumia 800. That saw an enterprising modder hack the charging mechanism, enabling power to flow wirelessly when the phone was set down on the Touchstone. Will the same trick work with the Samsung Galaxy S III? As it turns out, yes. Samsung promised wireless charging at the Galaxy S III event back in May, but it’s a long way off yet, so one owner decided to take matters into his own hands.

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Samsung Galaxy S III USA carrier prices and dates collected

Samsung Galaxy S III USA carrier prices and dates collected

This month we're getting more and more excited about the eventual USA release of the Samsung Galaxy S III than ever before - so much so that it seems like a perfect time to make a list of each of the places we'll be seeing the device pop up. Let's have a look at how Verizon, T-Mobile, AT&T, and U.S. Cellular are going to be pushing the device this summer, and let's decide on which carrier we're going to go with in the end - or at least here before we actually get to see the devices for ourselves.

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Galaxy S III CyanogenMod 9 software spews forward

Galaxy S III CyanogenMod 9 software spews forward

The team behind CyanogenMod have just opened the doors for Samsung Galaxy S III users to test our their newest software build in "nightly" mode this week. The software known as CyanogenMod 9 is by far the most popular 3rd party "unofficial" build of Android on the web, and now that it's hit the Samsung Galaxy S III in what's essentially the equivalent of a Beta mode, it's about to get a whole lot more popular once again. This software will bring you much closer to a vanilla version of Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich than Samsung's own TouchWiz UI allows, this being one of the main draws for all CyanogenMod-laden devices on the market today.

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