Samsung agrees deals with Chinese carriers over Galaxy S3, launches tomorrow

The heavily hyped Galaxy S3 smartphone will hit China tomorrow after manufacturer Samsung announced that it had secured deals with three major networks in the country earlier in the week.

China Mobile, China Unicomm, and China Telecom have all been brought on board by the Korean electronics giant as part of its S3 ‘world tour,' which sees the high-spec handset arriving imminently in the communist superpower.

In making the mobile available to Chinese consumers, Samsung is subtly revealing that it planned well ahead with regards to the production of both TD-SCDMA and CDMA versions of the phone.

Samsung's massive push of its latest flagship device saw the S3 hit shelves and pockets in the UK and Europe at the end of May amidst a consumer frenzy that may or may not have actually lived up to expectation.

Despite Apple's attempts to thwart its introduction, the new Galaxy is expected to launch in the US by next month, with American carrier behemoths Verizon and AT&T starting to take pre-orders tomorrow in sync with the Chinese launch, and Sprint accepting pre-payments for the device today.

ITProPortal has covered the launch of the Samsung Galaxy S3 smartphone, featuring rolling news reports and highlight deals alongside our ownslideshow#215 review.