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Report: Samsung to unveil Galaxy S III in February

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#16 Andre

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Posted 28 December 2011 - 01:54

Still waiting for Tegra 3 phone.


#17 Hardcore Til I Die

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Posted 28 December 2011 - 02:50

The last two galaxy s phones have been generations ahead of the competition at release. The s3 should keep this trend going. The pressure is on for Samsung to deliver something spectacular.

3d is a gimmick so I hope there's a non-3d version of the device!

Can't believe I'm only three months into my two year contract and I'll be getting phone envy soon already!!

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Posted 28 December 2011 - 03:14

Aaand a battery life as long as Half-Life's flashlight.

Battery tech isn't keeping up with needs... I wonder where those promising news about battery advancements/discoveries a few years back had disappeared to.

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Posted 28 December 2011 - 06:07

battery life , battery life and battery life

Samsung!!!

#20 Teebor

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Posted 28 December 2011 - 09:59

If its based on the new Tegra chipset the battery life is supposed to be improved considerably, however I am waiting to hear more about battery life from the new Transformer tablets to see if its really working as well as it should

#21 Nick H.

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Posted 28 December 2011 - 10:10

FFS. I am about a week away from going and getting the Galaxy Nexus phone, but now that I read about the S3 possibly launching in February I'm wondering if I should maybe wait a bit longer...

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Posted 28 December 2011 - 11:47

I hope there is a QWERTY physical keyboard version coming out :)

#23 Adrian0E

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Posted 28 December 2011 - 13:43

If its based on the new Tegra chipset the battery life is supposed to be improved considerably, however I am waiting to hear more about battery life from the new Transformer tablets to see if its really working as well as it should


I don't know if the cpu is the only problem here.
The screen and antenna draw a lot of juice from the battery. A 4.65" screen can't be that battery-friendly.
And, depending on your location, if signal is bad, the phone trying to keep a good 3G/4G connection will ruin your battery life.

#24 NoMansLand

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Posted 28 December 2011 - 14:08

battery life , battery life and battery life

Samsung!!!


Good thing is that the battery is replaceable. If someones lifestyle requires extra juice they can carry a spare. I consider my lifestyle pretty active and I use my SII LTE quite a bit and do not have battery issues, but I know there will be people that do.

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Posted 28 December 2011 - 14:51

I hope there is a QWERTY physical keyboard version coming out :)


There hasn't been a keyboard variant of the previous two devices, and so a one for S3, seems highly unlikely. :(

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Posted 28 December 2011 - 15:49

There hasn't been a keyboard variant of the previous two devices, and so a one for S3, seems highly unlikely. :(


Stratosphere doesn't count?

#27 OP FMH

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Posted 28 December 2011 - 16:39

Stratosphere doesn't count?


It's a Samsung Android phone with a keyboard. Not a variant.

A variant has a slightly different form and it differs slightly from the norm. This is a completely different phone, with a completely different design.


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As an example, Dell Venue Pro has a variant, and it is Dell Venue. One has a keyboard, one does not. But other than that, the external and internal design is almost the same.


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#28 dreamliner77

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Posted 28 December 2011 - 16:46

Samsung brands it as a Samsung Galaxy S phone.

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Posted 28 December 2011 - 17:06


My face when reading.


I haven't a web cam were I am at the moment... on vacation but it was similar to yours... :)

#30 Teebor

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Posted 28 December 2011 - 17:10

I don't know if the cpu is the only problem here.
The screen and antenna draw a lot of juice from the battery. A 4.65" screen can't be that battery-friendly.
And, depending on your location, if signal is bad, the phone trying to keep a good 3G/4G connection will ruin your battery life.


I agree but people automatically seem to think more cores = less battery life

But the Tegra 3 is meant to be more power efficient then the tegra 2, again I have yet to see any real world statistics, which could offset battery consumption