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Samsung Galaxy S III rumored to launch this month, hit shelves in April

Rumors by Dan Seifert on Friday March 02, 2012.

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ZDNet's Korean arm is reporting that the Samsung Galaxy S III, the successor to the wildly-popular Galaxy S II smartphone, will be launched this month and be available for purchase in April.

ZDNet says that marketing companies used by Samsung in various parts of the world are gearing up for an event in March where it will announce the Galaxy S III. The launch is supposedly timed to coincide with the 2012 Summer Olympics that will be held in London. Samsung is expected to market the Galaxy S III heavily during the sporting event, so it will need to release it a few months ahead of the start of the Olympics.

We reached out to Samsung for clarification on the matter and the company said that the information obtained by ZDNet is unofficial and not from Samsung.

Samsung had previously announced that it would not launch the Galaxy S III at Mobile World Congress, but that we could expect a separate launch later this year.

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