TOKYO, Japan - Japanese operator NTT Docomo recently announced its summer distribution plans. This line-up also includes the Samsung Galaxy S III.
However, the Japanese version of the phone will be equipped with a dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 1.5GHz chip unlike the international variant.
All the same, the phone will run on Android Ice Cream Sandwich 4.0.4. The handset sports a large 4.8-inch HD Super AMOLED touchscreen, and will have a front-facing 1.9MP camera for chatting. The main camera at the back is of 8MP, contrary to the popular believe of it to be 12MP, but it is able to capture HD video and images simultaneously.
Other core features of the phone include a microSD memory slot which supports 64GB in storage and 2GB of RAM, while it allows connectivity through HSDPA, LTE, WiFi, DLNA, NFC and USB port.
The phone will be powered by 2100mAh battery which supports up to 790 hours of stand-by time and about 12 hours talk time, both on 3G.
The Samsung Galaxy S III is expected to become available by June or July for a price of about EUR 600.