Samsung is reportedly preparing for the release three of new color options for the Galaxy S3 Mini and Galaxy Note 2 in the coming year. This information comes from the Sammobile blog, which cites an anonymous tipster as its source.
For the Galaxy S3 Mini, these color variants will be Onyx Black, Garnet Red and Titan Grey whereas the Galaxy Note 2 will have Ruby Wine, Topaz Blue and Amber Brown.
Samsung is offering similar color variants for the Samsung Galaxy S 3, the South Korean company’s flagship smartphone for 2012. The Samsung Galaxy S 3 is available in Pebble Blue, Marble White, Amber Brown, Garnet Red, Sapphire Black and Titanium Grey. A Martian Pink variant was released for consumers in its home country, as well.
These new color variants for the Galaxy S3 Mini and Note 2 may be showcased during the Mobile World Congress 2013 in Barcelona, Spain. Samsung is expected to start selling them during the first quarter of next year or even as early as this December.
There is no word yet as to whether the color refresh will bring other changes to the Galaxy S III Mini and the Note 2, but it is likely that the set of key technical specifications will remain the same. To review, the Galaxy S 3 Mini comes with Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean with TouchWiz UX UI, a Dual core, 1000 MHz processor, Mali-400MP graphics processor, and a 4 inch Capacitive, Multi-touch Super AMOLED display with a resolution of 480 x 800 pixels. For its part, the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 is also based on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, has a 5.55 inch Super AMOLED Capacitive, Multi-touch display with 720 x 1280 pixels, and a Quad core, 1600 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9 Samsung Exynos 4 (4412) processor.
It is also rumored that the electronics giant is planning to release a variant called Le Fleur to further expand the range of options for the Galaxy S 3 in time for Valentine’s Day in 2013. Said variant may also be available for the Galaxy Ace and Galaxy Duos handsets.