The Samsung Galaxy S3, supposedly the next flagship smartphone from the South Korean electronics giant, is expected to hit the market this April, according to the latest report.

As per Eldar Murtazin, the Russian blogger and chief editor of Mobile-review, it is expected that Samsung will announce the Galaxy S3 at Mobile World Congress 2012 in Barcelona in February after which the Android smartphone will make its way to the shelves sometime in April.

Murtazin and his series of tweets also mentioned Samsung Galaxy S3 specs. Murtazin claims that the third-generation Samsung Galaxy Android smartphone will ship with the latest Android version, the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, and the device will feature an HD screen. The rumor’s source also added that Samsung will introduce a new camera for the Galaxy S3, a 12-megapixel back facing camera which is technically more powerful than the last year’s phone. Murtazin tweeted, “HD resolution, 12 mpx camera, sw tweaks, android 4 – i like my new phone. Eager to see official announcement in Barcelona.”

The blogger has also hinted that it will feature a 1.5GHz or 1.6GHz quad core processor. However, Murtazin has not named his source of these details and does not say from where he got hold of a Samsung Galaxy S3.