Samsung’s next flagship phone, the Milky Way S III, is streamer to 5 carriers in the U.S. – ATT, Sprint, T-Mobile, Verizon and U.S. Cellular. But when it gets here, the many expected Android phone of 2012 won’t add a quad-core processor similar to the model being sole in European markets.
Specific U.S. attainment dates will change conduit by carrier. On Monday, Sprint mentioned it will start receiving S III pre-orders on June 5 for a June 21 hardware launch. T-Mobile voiced it will moreover start selling the S III on June 21, but so far, it’s not gift the the phone for pre-order.
Verizon voiced Monday that it will start receiving pre-orders is to S III on June 6, and that the new phone would arrive in the “coming weeks.” U.S. Cellular will start receiving pre-orders on June 21, and settled the S III would arrive someday in July.
ATT hasn’t nonetheless done any announcements for pre-order or a launch date for its movement of the S III, but on Monday it posted a page to its website saying that the phone was truly on its way.
Sprint and Verizon will sell the S III at the same price: $200 for 16GB of storage and $250 for 32GB of storage, on particular two-year contracts. Other carriers haven’t nonetheless voiced pricing, but it should be about the same as what Sprint and Verizon have laid out.
One of the S III’s leading rivals is undoubtably the HTC One X , our stream preferred Android smartphone. And, similar to the One X, the U.S. chronicle of the S III will embankment a rarely touted quad-core processor in preference of a dual-core CPU.
Last month, you asked, ” Does the S III need a quad-core CPU? ” Evidently, the answer is no, it doesn’t. While many of the world will take an S III with Samsung’s own Exynos 4 Quad CPU, the U.S. chronicle will fill up a 1.5GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4.
The Snapdragon S4 fragment found in the S III is the same processor found in the HTC One S and the U.S. chronicle of the One X. In comparing the quad-core One X, that uses an Nvidia Tegra 3 CPU, and the dual-core One X, you beheld no poignant opening loss and it’s wholly probable the dual-core S III will be on fire swift as well. We’ll let you know as shortly as you obtain our hands on a examination unit, that should be soon.
Had the S III arrived in the U.S. with a quad-core processor, it would have been the initial smartphone to do so. While there are lots of quad-core tablets stateside, there isn’t nonetheless a singular four-core phone here.
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