Even as the Samsung Galaxy S3 will reportedly be launched early next month, a video that reportedly shows the upcoming Samsung smartphone was posted recently on a website in Vietnam. Tinthe, the Vietnamese website that posted the supposed video of the still-unreleased Samsung Galaxy S3 was also able to acquire the iPhone 4 of Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) prior to its release into the market. The video reportedly confirms some of the features that the upcoming device is supposed to have once it enters the market.
It remains uncertain if the appearance on of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S3 on the video will be the final design that the Samsung smartphone will have since it may also be a simple shell of the device to hide its final design.
According to some industry watchers the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S3 unit on the video may also be the unit that was meant for carrier testing. Aside from the video, some images of the upcoming Samsung smartphone were also posted on the website. The device was also tested by the website, which allowed it to confirm some of the features that were revealed in earlier reports.
The upcoming Samsung Galaxy S3 on the video indicates that it will feature the quad-core 1.4GHz Exynos processor from Samsung, 4.6-inch display screen with a resolution of 1280 by 720, and support for near field communication or NFC that will facilitate wireless payments.
The video also indicates that the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S3 will feature an internal memory of 16GB and support for a microSD memory card.
The upcoming Samsung Galaxy S 3 will use the Android 4.0 operating system with the TouchWiz UI from Samsung. Despite the confirmation made on some of the features that were reported earlier, the video also showed that some of the features that appeared in earlier reports were not quite accurate.
The still-unreleased Samsung Galaxy S3 may feature an 8MP camera instead of the 12MP that was hinted in earlier reports and the spec sheet of the device also does not hint at the waterproof coating that is supposed to protect the inside components of the upcoming Samsung smartphone.