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thesoupdragon
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The next Galaxy

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So I'm really excited by the upcoming release of the Samsung Galaxy S III.

 

Anyone got any thoughts or comments on the highly anticipated new Phone?

 

Why not discuss them here...!

 

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thesoupdragon
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Re: The next Galaxy

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New SGS III, could be in Blue or white... o_O

 

How popular will a Blue phone be...?

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Re: The next Galaxy

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The blue supposed to be so dark it looks black.

Hope you don't end up being disappointed soup!

A lot of hype.

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Re: The next Galaxy

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thesoupdragon wrote:

 

Anyone got any thoughts or comments on the highly anticipated new Phone?

 



It's not going to ba called the Galaxy S III.... HAHA!

Imagine if Samsung did that! 



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Northern-dj
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Re: The next Galaxy

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What do a Apple narrrrrr

Most no what I want and that's not to follow HTC with a non removable battery 

I hope it has a Big Battery like the Note and a SD slot 

 

Dark Blue might be OK, But not like the Nokia that is well Yuck!!!!

I'm Not even keen on white, But I stick a gel case on any how as that stops damage and moisture getting in

I hope we get a choice to shut Touchwiz of and go like the Nexus

But this is supposed to have a new touchwiz and its needed

Ii hope the build has improved as well  the S2 was a bit plasticy for me

But If its as good as the Note then it will rock for me

Poor Poor Poor Apple Users

 


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@63johnw

 

Unfortunately my contract has a couple of months left to run, but it does give me the opportunity to sit back and monitor how the S 3 performs!

 

I'm really hoping we can acquire one or two for the DLP, it would be awesome to give members an oportunity to try this phone...?

 

 

 

@Nabs

Lol, changing the Name... yeah, now that would be really funny! ROFL.gif

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I really like phones in white, I think they somehow look classy.

 

The HTC Magic was the first phone I saw in white and it always looked stunning.

 

I also remember the Motorola Razr in Blue, that was a very attractive phone.

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Does anyone know if it's being broadcast live on t'internet...?

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Northern-dj
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To easy took 30 secound to find

https://www.facebook.com/SamsungMobileUK/app_139775592813721

 

live video feed 

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@N-dj

 

you are a legend... Thumbs up smiley.gif

 

I've bookmarked that one and set the alarm on my phone for 6:40pm.

 

I bet the site goes down... lol

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Changed the thread title at TSD's request...

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Re: The next Galaxy

I can't wait for the SGS3! Shall be moving on from my HTC Sensation for this mobile. Looks like we'll be getting a 4.8" 720p HD S-AMOLED screen (possibly curved?). The quad core Exynos chipset looks like to be a class leader as well. Just hope it has ample RAM (1GB) and will still support external MicroSD storage to bump up the 16/32GB options.

 

We'll find out more tomorrow!

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thesoupdragon
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If you could invent your very own Next Galaxy Phone, what features would you include?

 

What features would you leave out?

 

What features are you hoping Samsung will include...?

 

What features are you hoping Samsung leave out...?

 

Let me know what you think...

 

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This is also availlable in the play store, says there will be live video streaming.

 


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Lot of Q's! Here is what I predict the SGS3 will have...

 

  • 4.8" S-AMOLED (non-pentile) screen, 720p resolution
  • Quad-core Exynos CPU with newer Mali GPU on a 32/22nm process
  • 1GB RAM
  • 16/32GB Internal Storage, expandable via MicroSD (SDHC)
  • 12MP camera
  • GPS, A-GPS, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer 
  • 15000mAh user removable battery
  • HDMI out via MHL adapter
  • ICS 4.0.3 with refined TouchWIZ interface

It should be pretty slim too, however if it is, then perhaps the battery might not be removable.

 

NFC is up in the air, however there will be new methods to add NFC support to existing phones so it could be a non-issue. One thing I hope they include is a kernel that fully supports USB-OTG. HoneyComb supports it as does ICS but it gets neglected. BT 4.0 would be very welcome as well.

 

As for the features to remove... Vlingo/Voice Recognition via the double tap of the home button! At least make it user defined to enable the shortcut or not.

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Re: The next Galaxy

@NeoBlade

 

Nice list...

 

I read some reports earlier in the year about a possible 2000mAh Lithium-Polymer battery, possibly giving double the life expectancy due to improved gps and wifi scanning?

 

I have a feeling we may see more than 1GB of Ram. Maybe tied into having dedicated graphics ram?

 

I would like to see an easily docked configuration, with my interest in running Ubuntu on Phones, that would be a bonus for me.

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Re: The next Galaxy

Boot to Ubuntu/Linux would be very nice as well, as long as its optimised to run at a decent speed and is usable. We should be development on ARM speeding up at a crazy pace now that Microsoft has thrown their weight behind the platform thanks to Windows 8. I wonder about ChromeOS as well... Could be an interesting userspace of things develop.

 

I welcome a higher capacity battery to be honest, however the Exynos should be pretty power efficient to help negate a lower capacity battery if it were the case. 1GB RAM is the sweet spot atm and without knowing too much about Jelly Bean just yet (Android 5.x?) it could be enough. 1.5GB would be nice or even 2GB however that would drive prices up. If the RAM was unified though then 2GB would make more sense, however it depends on the type and speed of the RAM on offer.

 

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Re: The next Galaxy

Well the 2000mah battery is possible they have one in the Note

A sd slot is a must and Fast fast fast for me and it not being out of date in six Months would be nice but a dock would be good idea


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Re: The next Galaxy

For some strange reason I really want this phone to be something like no one has ever seen...!

 

I don't know why, perhaps it's all the hype and speculation?

 

If it's not something really special I have a feeling Samsung may catch a cold...?

 

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Re: The next Galaxy

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Well, as I am sure you already know, we can all watch the event online this evening at 8pm  (7pm GMT).

 

Excerpt from email:

 

Desktop and mobile users can also view the event at www.TheNextGALAXY.com, while desktop users can watch it on the Unpacked

2012 tab on the Samsung Mobile Facebook page.

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