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Samsung Galaxy S III Expected to be 7mm Thick

It is confirmed by the South Korean electronics giant that it will not going to reveal its flagship model Galaxy S III at the forthcoming Mobile World Congress expo at Barcelona. However, some details of the flagship model have been leaked somehow suggesting that the device will feature a slim design.

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The Korean publication ETNews reported that Samsung’s new Galaxy S III will most likely to be just 7 mm thick – about 1.5 mm  thinner than its previous models. Currently, the device is set to launch in the first half of this year. However, some reports associate it with a May launch.

In an attempt to produce a thinner device, the South Korean electronics giant has opted for the components which are 10 to 20% thinner than what was used in predecessors, comprising the printed circuit board (PCB), connector parts and chips.


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Moreover, it is assumed that the company’s next flagship model will be the first quad-core smartphone. It will also feature an 8-megapixel camera on the back and a secondary 2-megapixel camera on the front for video calling. The device is also expected to launch with LTE network support.

Samsung rejects all those rumors claiming that the Galaxy S III would be revealed at the upcoming MWC expo, when it announced on February 1st that the company will arrange a separate event for the launch of its new flagship model.

It is clearly obvious that Galaxy S II is still doing well in the smartphone market despite strong competition. Some sources event suggested that Samsung may not want to cannibalize sales of its popular Galaxy S II with the by announcing new model at this stage.  The recent anti-Apple advertising from Samsung also indicates that Samsung can go to any extent to promote its current line of smartphones.

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