Competition is always good -- for consumers, especially.
And the fact that network rivals, Globe Telecom and Smart Communications, have both publicly disclosed that they will carry Samsung Galaxy S3 only means that their subscribers should get the most competitive bundles possible.
Smart made the confirmation at exactly 11:35 in the evening yesterday via the company's official Twitter account. No word on pricing and availability of plans yet.
Update as of May 20, 2012:
One of our sources has just disclosed to us that Smart Communications will begin accepting Samsung Galaxy S3 pre-orders on May 23, 2012 and will then ship units in June. The official pre-order sign-up page will likewise go live on Smart's corporate website on the 23rd of May.
Also, it appears Smart peeps have already got the chance to play with a few #SmartGalaxyS3 units in their office;
Spotted: Samsung Galaxy S3 in White Marble and Pebble Blue.
Weighing only 133 grams and measuring just 8.6 millimeters at its thickest point, Samsung's 2012 flagship Android handset - Samsung Galaxy S3 i9300 - not only flaunts a bigger 4.8-inch HD Super AMOLED display and a re-imagined contoured design but also comes replete with key enhancements to its innards; Most notable of which is the new quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A9 Exynos 4212 chipset CPU, which promises to deliver the most energy-efficient and fastest mobile performance from the Korean company yet.