The Samsung Galaxy S III will launch later this year, Samsung reps said in a statement.
In February of last year, Samsung released the Galaxy S II, a handset armed with the Android Gingerbread OS, a 1.2 GHz dual-core chip, and a 4.3-inch Super AMOLED screen. Critics loved it. Writing in Engadget, Vlad Savov identified the Galaxy S II as "the best Android smartphone yet." More important, Savov added, "it might well be the best smartphone, period."
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"Samsung is looking forward to introducing and demonstrating exciting new mobile products at Mobile World Congress 2012," Samsung reps wrote in a statement obtained by TechRadar. "The successor to the Galaxy S2 smartphone will be unveiled at a separate Samsung-hosted event in the first half of the year, closer to commercial availability of the product."