The Samsung Galaxy S3, rumored to be the next flagship smartphone from the South Korean electronics giant will not be launched in February at the 2012 Mobile World Congress to be held in Barcelona, according to the latest report.

It is reported that Samsung will have a special event to launch the Galaxy S3. Samsung issued the statement, Samsung is looking forward to introducing and demonstrating exciting new mobile products at Mobile World Congress 2012. The successor to the Galaxy S2 smartphone will be unveiled at a separate Samsung-hosted event in the first half of the year, closer to commercial availability of the product. Samsung stays committed to providing the best possible mobile experiences for customers around the world.

Samsung Galaxy S3 is expected to support Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and either a dual- or even quad-core processor. A big selling point of the Samsung Galaxy S3 is going to be its particularly powerful camera, which is expected to be an impressive 12 megapixel. The S3 camera is expected to have features like autofocus, LED flash, geo-tagging, touch focus, face and smile detection and image stabilization features. Again a 1080p video recording is expected along with a 2 megapixel secondary camera. It is also anticipated to have a 4.6-inch Super AMOLED Plus screen at 1280 × 720-pixel resolution supporting LTE.

Earlier it was reported that Samsung was looking into ways of bringing out new smartphones with batteries that last an entire day under average to moderately heavy use. This aspect may be  incorporated too in the Samsung Galaxy S3.