20 Galaxy S3While the Samsung Galaxy S3’s existence has been confirmed, details surrounding the device remain a complete mystery apart from the occasional rumor and speculation. Well a new set of rumors has popped up courtesy of a couple of sources, one of which originates from AsiaE who claims that Samsung has begun the testing of the device on carriers back in Korea. The reports have also mentioned that Samsung is hoping to expedite the process in order to get the device out in a timely manner, but its rumored quad-core processor and LTE chipset are making things a little difficult.

As far as the hardware of the Samsung Galaxy S3 is concerned, next up is a report from DDaily who claims that Samsung is currently producing their first Super AMOLED Plus display with a 720p HD resolution that does not rely on the pentile matrix technology. This new display is expected to be making its way onto the Galaxy S3 and just like the Galaxy Nexus, will be 4.65” in size but will pack a pixel density of 316ppi, possibly giving Apple’s Retina display for the iPhone 4/4S a run for its money.

To sum it up, testing for the Galaxy S3 is currently underway and there is a possibility that we could be seeing a 720p HD 316ppi 4.65” display on the device as well. Previous reports had revealed that a Samsung executive announced that we could be seeing an April launch for the Galaxy S3, but if the recent reports are to be believed, a May launch would seem more likely. Until an official announcement has been made, taking this with a grain of salt would be the best course of action.

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Key SpecsGalaxy S3
StatusReleased
Resolution1280x720
Size (Diagonal, Inches)4.8"
Processor NameExynos 4412
4-core
1.4 GHz
Max. Total Storage Capacity128 GB
Megapixels8 MP
Battery Capacity (mAh)2100 mAh
Street Price$290
Complete product dataSamsung Galaxy S3 Full specs
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