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November 01, 2012

Samsung Galaxy Premier i9260 is now official

Last week, we showed you some leaked images of the Galaxy Premier along with its alleged specs. Apparently, the rumors were real as Samsung has just recently announced the slightly smaller version of the Galaxy S3.

GalaxyPremier

The rumor mongers were dead on as far as the specs of this phone is concerned. Besides the camera and the processor, the Galaxy Premier’s configuration bears striking resemblance to that of the Galaxy Nexus i9250’s. Heck, even the model number of both devices is almost similar to each other. It’s like a slightly updated GNex with an S3 body and TouchWiz UI.

Samsung Galaxy Premier i9260 specs:
4.65” HD S-AMOLED screen @ 1280×720 (315 ppi)
TI OMAP 4470 1.5GHz dual-core processor
PowerVR SGX544 GPU
1GB RAM
8GB and 16GB internal storage
Expandable up to 32GB via Micro-SD
HSPA+ 21Mbps, HSUPA 5.76Mbps
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetooth 4.0
NFC
8MP autofocus camera w/ LED flash
1.9MP front-facing camera
1080p video recording at 30fps
2100mAh Li-Ion battery
Android Jelly bean
Dimension: 68.02 x 134.2 x 8.99mm
Weight: 130g

The Samsung Galaxy Premier i9260 will be first available in Russia on November followed by Ukraine on December. The phone will have an asking price of UAH5,555 (Ukrainian currency) which is equivalent to little over Php28,000.

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11 Responses to “Samsung Galaxy Premier i9260 is now official”

  1. gerome says:

    Mhal nman for a dual core phone

    • Andy says:

      TI OMAP @ 1.5Ghz is a powerful processor.
      Do some research first before posting comments like that. di porke dual core mahina na.

  2. Chris De Vera says:

    One word: OVERPRICED. I don’t know what’s going on with Samsung. The S3 Mini was also overpriced and so is this. Only the Note 2 and the SIII were decently priced. Btw, sorry to be a grammar Nazi but you it should be “in November” and “in December”, not “on”.

  3. Marcelino says:

    Andaming nilalabas ng Samsung!

    S3 Mini na, Galaxy Premier pa?

  4. lockon
    Twitter: alzmckly
    says:

    anu ba yan? nauubusan na ba ng mga ideas ang Samsung? halos lahat ng bago nilang labas na phones pare-pareho lang yung itsura.

  5. James J. says:

    waiting on the nexus 4. word on the interwebs is that it costs around 299 dollars unlocked! that’s pretty cheap,considering that it’s a reference device, just not sure how much it’ll cost in the Philippines though.

    • Justin says:

      Multiply your referenced cost ($299) by 1.5. So, $450 ~ P18500. That’s likely going to be the SRP here in the Philippines.

    • James J. says:

      that’s still a steal considering that other phones that have the Snapdragon S4 Pro SOC would probably cost more than 25k. plus its vanilla android, which is always a good thing.

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This article was written by Ronnie Bulaong, a special features contributor and correspondent for YugaTech. Follow him on Twitter @turonbulaong.

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