Rumor: Samsung Galaxy S III will be a 3D smartphone

Having launched its incredibly popular Galaxy S II to a legion of big-screen-loving consumers in the U.S. this past summer, Samsung has its eye set on making a successor for 2012. The Galaxy S III is rumored to sport more power than the Galaxy Nexus and a 3D screen.

According to ETNews.com (via Phandroid), the Galaxy S III will have a Super AMOLED Plus HD display (1280x720 resolution), a quad-core processor, 2GB of RAM (most smartphones pack only 1GB as default nowadays), 4G LTE, a 3D screen that would have to be glasses-free (perhaps similar to the Nintendo 3DS or HTC EVO 3D or LG Thrill 4G). With specs like those, we hope the battery is a whopper.

On the OS front, it should come with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich skinned with TouchWiz. Because it's an ICS device, it technically doesn't need any physical buttons on its face either.

No word on screen size, but it shouldn't be smaller than what the Galaxy S II offered; those ranged from 4.3-inch to 4.5-inch depending on U.S. carrier. It should also have a few beefy cameras, as the S II had 8-megapixel cameras capable of shooting full 1080p HD video.

The Samsung Galaxy S III is expected to show itself at the Mobile World Conference in Barcelona next February. Get excited people, because one of the best Android smartphones is about to get better next year.

ETNews.com (Korean), via Phandroid

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