Samsung Galaxy S3. Image Credit: Samsung
Samsung Galaxy S3. Image Credit: Samsung

After storming the world with the launch of its flagship smartphone Galaxy S3 a few weeks ago, Samsung Electronics is reportedly planning to launch a special version of its latest Galaxy series.

The Christian Post reported that a special version of Samsung Galaxy S3 smartphone will be launched in Korea. It added that the Korean electronic giant is planning to launch a new Galaxy S3 variant that features both a 1.4Ghz quad-core Exynos CPU and 2GB of RAM.

Shortly after the device's unveiling, Samsung announced that it would be releasing another version for carriers with LTE networks that will feature a Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 dual-core chip and 2GB RAM, reported The Christian Post, adding that "new Korean variant combines the best of both of these models featuring quad-core processor, 2GB RAM, a 4.8-inch Super AMOLED HD display, and the new S-Voice Siri-like function."

The international variant of Samsung Galaxy S3 sports a super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors, 720 x 1280 pixels, 4.8 inches (306 ppi pixel density), multitouch, Corning Gorilla Glass 2 and TouchWiz UI v4.0. It features a 1.4GHz quad-core processor and 1GB RAM.

Measuring 136.6 x 70.6 x 8.6 mm and weighing 133 grams Samsung Galaxy S3 features Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, 4G LTE connectivity, 2GB of RAM, a dual-core Snapdragon S4 processor Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A9 CPU, Mail-400MP GPU.

Samsung is expected to launch other variants this summer.

Samsung Electronics had launched smartphone Galaxy S3 in several countries a few weeks ago but is yet to hit the U.S. market. It has decided to launch the smartphone in the U.S. as planned despite the fact that the Apple had filed a sales injunction request against it in a court.

"Samsung believes Apple's request is without merit. We will vigorously oppose the request," Reuters quoted the South Korean electronics giant as saying in a statement.

"We would also like to assure consumers that the U.S. launch and sales of the GALAXY S III will proceed as planned," it added.

Apple had earlier filed a suit against the sales of Samsung Galxy series including Galaxy S3 in the U.S., alleging that Samsung violated Apple's patent.