Don’t Be Fooled: This Isn’t the 5-inch Super AMOLED Plus Samsung GT-I9220

Today some Italian website called AndroidUP (we’ve never heard of it, either) got hold of  a picture they are claiming to be the Samsung GT-I9220, a rumored upcoming smartphone from Samsung featuring a 5-inch Super AMOLED Plus display. Well, I have some disappointing news for you. That’s not a Super AMOLED Plus display, and that most definitely isn’t the Samsung GT-I9220. No, despite several sites including Engadget picking up the story, what were are looking at here is no more that the 5-inch Samsung Galaxy S WiFi (along with its slightly smaller sibling). We can even pinpoint the exact location of the picture. It was taken at this year’s Mobile World Congress, where we went hands-on with the personal media player. Hate to burst your bubble, folks.

[via AndroidUP]

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TAGS: Samsung Galaxy S Wi-Fi , Samsung GT-I9220

  • FayezNoor

    i already busted it on engadget

  • Mitch Samuels

    Hmm. I love how they put their watermark on a picture that already had a watermark.

  • Austin Serio

    good to see someone knows whats going on.

  • vinterchaos

    I’d love a 5″ sgs2 haha

  • mikexilva

    By the specs, this GT-I9220 could be my next phone, though from the picture it doesn’t seem to be an OLED screen, compared to the real OLED screen on the left, the bigger one seems to have some backlight bleed on the top “black” status bar, and white text doesn’t seem as bright as the smaller screen…
    Lets hope it’s just a prototype, and the final product will be real OLED screen with that reported specs and not pentile matrix OLED ;)
    Also still waiting for NFC since Galaxy S II so hope this get’s it..

    • Boondoc

      you know how i know you didn’t read the article…

    • androiddc

      your an idiot

    • boyakasha

      I wonder if you ever read anything beyond the title. I mean…. good god I don’t even know what to say to this.

  • Jinwon Sung

    Yep, this is Galaxy player. I think GT-I9220 will have 4.3″ HD screen. Someone must have mistyped screen size to 5.3″ when this was floating around medias. The original source had it as 4.3″ HD.

  • Ale Galaxy Sensation

    Lol Engadget get trolled. I’m italian and i know this troll site. Lulz, just it!

  • Tony Balt

    Lulz, Galaxy Player 5″.

  • stannhan

    the start of android music players

  • No_Nickname90

    Is this even out in the US yet? Supposed this was suppose to be out in the Spring? *sigh* I want the 5 inch version. I guess I’ll just import it, or maybe I should wait a little more so I kan get it at the crack head price on Craigslist. LoL!!

  • Chris Baird

    wheres apple to ruin this party?

  • John

    5″ display is sweet. get rid of the bezel and capacitive buttons and do an edge to edge display and give me a phone with ice cream sammmmich and you have a winner.

  • snakedoctor828

    When will these companies get that some of us in America want a big ass/tablet damn it!