Samsung Galaxy S III Coming To Canada On June 20th; Sports Qualcomm S4 SoC and 2GB Of RAM
By on May 31st, 2012

Samsung has officially announced that its latest and greatest Android smartphone, the Galaxy S III, will be available in Canada beginning from June 20th. While this news will definitely please people residing in Canada, there is a catch here.

The Canadian variant of the Galaxy S III will sport completely different internals than the European I9300 version. Instead of the 1.4Ghz quad-core SoC and an ARM-Mali 400MP GPU, the Canadian version of the S3 will sport Qualcomm’s S4 SoC. The S4 SoC is a dual-core custom designed Cortex-A15 competitor from Qualcomm clocked at 1.5GHz, and is coupled with an Adreno 225 GPU. While the dual-core S4 SoC can compete with the quad-core Exynos SoC, the Mali GPU of the Exynos absolutely trumps S4′s Adreno 225 GPU. The Qualcomm S4 SoC will allow the Galaxy S III to support the LTE network in Canada, which the Exynos SoC lacks.

“We are very excited to bring the highly anticipated GALAXY S III to Canadians so they can experience firsthand, the power, performance and passion that Samsung is known for,” said Paul Brannen, Vice President, Enterprise Business Group, Samsung Canada. “This next generation of the GALAXY S series is sleek and stylish, and offers users features that promote sharing, and are intuitive and powerful, allowing Canadians to enjoy a more human experience with their smartphone.”

The Canadian version of the SGS3 will also sport a whopping 2GB of RAM compared to the 1GB of RAM found in the European version. Other than this, the Canadian variant packs in the same specs as its international sibling, which includes a 4.8-inch Super AMOLED HD screen with 720p resolution, a 2100mAh removable battery, NFC, 16/32GB of internal memory, a microSD card slot, an 8MP camera, and Samsung’s new nature inspired design and UI features like Smart Stay, pop-up play, free 50GB of dropbox storage space for 2 years etc.

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  • http://skotgat.com/ Pranay Patel

    This is all something exciting news. We Indians are also waiting for the Galaxy S3 as it get launched today in India. 

    This will set up a new benchmark like Galaxy s2. Thanks for the share.

  • http://skotgat.com/ Pranay Patel

    This is all something exciting news. We Indians are also waiting for the Galaxy S3 as it get launched today in India. 

    This will set up a new benchmark like Galaxy s2. Thanks for the share.

 
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