Sorry Folks: Samsung Says No Galaxy S III Release In April

And the saga of the Samsung Galaxy S III continues. Late last week a pair of dueling reports surfaced with one stating that Samsung would announce (and ship shortly thereafter) their much-anticipated Android handset in April and another shooting the claim down.

Normally, this isn’t a big deal — who doesn’t enjoy a little back-and-forth every once in a while? — but Samsung Korea has taken to Twitter to officially put the kibosh on an April unveiling.

The news may come as a bit of a bummer for Samsung aficionados, especially after the company’s new flagship device was conspicuously absent at this year’s Mobile World Congress. If recent reports are to be believed though, the GSIII is looking to be worth the wait — if you haven’t been keeping up, it’s expected to feature a 1.5GHz quad-core Exynos processor, a 4.8-inch 1080p display, an 8-megapixel camera, and (of all things) a ceramic body.

While the Galaxy S III gets most of the attention, it isn’t the only device currently in the works deep in the heart of Samsung’s Korean headquarters. Samsung is also said to be slaving away on a new smartphone (tentatively dubbed the “Galaxy B”) that features a nearly bezel-less display, though the possibility remains that the two devices are actually one and the same.

Samsung was quick to debunk the April rumors, but they kept understandably mum on when we can expect to see their latest and greatest. On the upside though, Samsung made a point of playing the “don’t call us, we’ll call you” card — their tweet mentions that they’ll be keeping people posted on the Galaxy S III’s status via Twitter.