If you have been saving up your hard earned money and eagerly anticipating the launch of the new flagship smartphone from Samsung, then this bit of information may come as some great news for you. According to a tweet by Stuff India, “It's official – Galaxy S3 India launch on 31st May!”  After the official announcement, news about the Samsung's Galaxy S III had begun depleting a bit and the only real bit of information that had remained to be revealed pertained to the handset's launch date and its subsequent pricing upon launch. Now, According to the tweet, the first part of the question has been answered and now, the only thing left to be known is the price of the handset. Earlier on it was reported that Samsung would price the Galaxy S III in India at a MRP of Rs.38,000 and that it would be sold at a street price of Rs.34,000. However, when we contacted Samsung India, they could not reveal any information regarding the pricing of the handset, since it has not launched in India. But our source did inform us that we would get to know the official pricing, ahead of its Indian launch.

Coming at the end of the month

Coming at the end of the month

If one has missed out or just wants a quick look, here are the highlighted specifications of the Samsung Galaxy S III:

  • Android 4.0 with TouchWiz
  • 1.4 GHz quad-core Exynos 4212 processor
  • 4.8-inch HD Super AMOLED display with a resolution of 1280 x 720
  • 8MP camera with AF, LED flash, BSI sensor and 1080p HD video recording
  • 1.9MP front camera with a resolution of 720p for video chat
  • 16/32/64GB Internal memory, expandable upto 64GB
  • 1GB RAM
  • NFC, Wi-Fi, DLNA, GLONASS, micro-USB 2.0, HDMI, Bluetooth 4.0
  • 2100 mAh battery

Those of you cannot wait to get your hands on it and are afraid that you may lose the opportunity to pick up the handset during its first wave, Samsung have allotted a page on their eStore that allows one to pre-order the Galaxy S III. Here's more information on preordering the handset.

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