December 13, 2012

Samsung GT-I8262D

A new handset has been spotted passing though certification in China, the Samsung GT-I8262D, and we have some technical details about this new handset.

Based on the information provided, the handset will only be a sporting a single-core CPU clocked up to 1GHz, which suggests this phone could be gunning for a mid-range price tag.  Interestingly it will feature a larger display than previous mid-range Samsung handsets, with a 4.3inch, 800×480 pixel TFT screen.

The GT-I8262D will also feature a 5 megapixel camera, is expected to ship with Jelly Bean 4.1, and has all the usual 3G network, Wi-fi and Bluetooth functionality you’d expect. Like previous Samsung phones it will also have support for microSD cards with up to 32GB of additional memory. The handset will weigh in at a hefty 142.5 grams, which is quite a bit heavier than any predecessors.  We’re also looking at dimensions of 128.9mm × 68.16mm × 10.9mm, which again is quite a bit larger than Samsung’s currently selections of mid-range phones.

Whilst it’s not quite clear where about this phone will sit in the Samsung line-up yet, based on its size and hardware it could very well be a successor to the Galaxy Ace series.

Robert Triggs
Lead Technical Writer at Android Authority, covering the latest trends in consumer electronics and hardware. In his spare moments, you'll probably find him tinkering with audio electronics and programming.
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