Samsung Galaxy Premier To Launch In Taiwan This Month

Posted on Jan 17 2013 - 6:57pm by Chad Buenaflor

The Samsung Galaxy Premier was officially unveiled by Samsung in Taiwan and is expected to go on sale there this month. This model was supposed to make its way to the market last December but then got delayed due to some unforeseen circumstances.

samsung galaxy premiere

The device will be selling for 15,900 TWD or roughly US$549. This is actually lower than the price set last October which stood at $680. Taiwan might not be the only country to get this model this month as other countries across Asia might also be getting this device. In Europe, Russia and Ukraine are also likely candidates to get it this month however nothing official has been disclosed by Samsung yet.

The Samsung Galaxy Premier i9260 is a downgraded version of the popular flagship model Samsung Galaxy S III. In terms of physical appearance it looks quite similar to the S III that it’s difficult to distinguish between both models if you are looking at it from afar.

Technical Specifications

  • 4.65-inch Super AMOLED display 1280×720
  • Android 4.1 Jelly Bean
  • 1.5GHz dual-core TI OMAP 4470 processor
  • 1GB of RAM
  • 8GB / 16GB of internal memory
  • 8MP rear camera with 1080p video recording and LED flash
  • 1.9MP front-facing camera
  • TouchWiz UI
  • NFC
  • HSPA
  • dual band Wi-Fi
  • GPS with Glonass
  • Bluetooth 4.0
  • 2,100 mAh battery

During the Taiwanese premier of this device one rumor has been confirmed and that is the existence of a grey colored model. Late last year only the white model was shown however some insiders reported that a possible grey model will also be released. The model that will be making its way to the market this month will be the white one. The grey model will be released as well however it won’t be making an appearance after February.

Have you been waiting for this device to be sold in the market? Will you be getting it?

via unwiredview

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Chad Buenaflor is a tech writer, gadget reviewer and blogger. In his free time he likes to watch movies, listen to music and play chess. You can reach him at his Google+ social media account