While Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini has been already launched by the South Korean giant, hence new rumors about the much forgotten Samsung GT-i9260 have reached the shores of the tech media world again. MobileGeeks have have received some new information and a picture, which supposedly describe the device and show that the handset would be somewhat similar to the Samsung Galaxy Nexus launched in 2011.
According to the report, the picture shows a smartphone that shares the design and appearance with Samsung Galaxy S3, however still its quite different in shape from the current flagship smartphone lneup from the company.
As per report, the Galaxy GT-I9260 Premier will feature Android 4.1 Jelly Bean but will be powered by a dual-core 1.5GHz processor and not the fancy quad-core Exynos chip inside the original Galaxy S3 and Galaxy Note 2. The Premier's screen will also share the same size and resolution with the older Galaxy Nexus.
Further the smartphone is informed to posses a memory capacity of either 8 or 16 GB. The GT-I9260 Galaxy Premier will also feature a 8.1-megapixel camera and have an additional 2-MP camera on the front. Other features reportedly include a microUSB port, Wi-Fi N, Bluetooth 4.0, NFC, HSPA support, a microSD card slot for cards up to 64GB and a 3.5mm headset jack.
Moving on there are no details provided on the battery front, however, the dimensions are informed to be 68.1 mm x 133.97 mm at rest x 8.8 mm. Citing the source from the Balkans the report also revealed that the price of the smartphone would be around 480 euros (approx Rs 38,000) and it will be available in the market in the fourth quarter of 2012.
Samsung Galaxy GT-I9260 Premier: Quick look at the key specs
Housing Material: Plastic
Display: 4.65 inches Super AMOLED display with 1280 × 720 pixel, 16.67 million colors, capacitive touchscreen, multi-touch
Processor: 1.5Ghz Dual Core ARM Cortex-A9 processor
Connectivity: MicroUSB port, 3.5mm, Wireless: Bluetooth 4.0, WiFi a / b / g / n 2.4/5GHz, DLNA, NFC (UICC, optional), 14.4/5.76 HSPA 900/1900 / 2100, EDGE / GPRS 850/900/1800/1900
Camera: 8 megapixel with autofocus and LED Flash, Resolution 2592 x 1944 pixels / 2 megapixel front
RAM: 1 GB (suspected) Flash Memory: 8/16 GB, MicroSD card slot (max. 64 GB)
Operating System: Google Android 4.1 "Jelly Bean"
Dimensions: 68.1 mm x 8.8 mm x 133.97 mm