Samsung has spent the last hour telling us how great the Galaxy S III is, but they saved the real treat for last. The Galaxy S III will launch in Europe on May 29th, with a worldwide tour and release following. Samsung did not mention what the device would cost, or in which specific European countries it would be available.

As far as the rest of the world goes, Samsung has only confirmed that the Galaxy S III will be coming to the United States in both LTE and HSPA+ versions. IT’s a safe assumption that the flagship device will be headed to Asia as well, specifically South Korea, not long after the European release. The American versions are set for a vague summer release, so that’s probably when it’ll expand to the rest of the world as well.

The Galaxy S III is the phone to beat right now: the specs are big and the hype is even bigger. The screen is a gigantic 4.8-inch Super AMOLED 720p panel, the international version has a quad-core Exynos processor, and Samsung has packed more software features into its Android 4.0-Touchwiz build than can be recited here. For more breaking news, follow our Galaxy S III portal.

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