Samsung’s Wireless Charging Kit for that Samsung Samsung galaxy s III won’t be available until September 2012, nearly four months following your quadcore smartphone itself goes on sale. The staggered release, confirmed to SlashGear by UK retailer MobileFun, hasn’t been explained by Samsung, though will nonetheless come being a disappointment to people hoping to cut the cord making use of their new HD Super AMOLED toy.
Revealed last week alongside the newest Galaxy S III, the Wireless Charging Kit includes several parts: a shallow desk cradle and a replacement rear battery cover the handset itself. Samsung was short on technical details at that time, but the kit was conspicuous by its absence on the list of accessories it had available at the London event.
The delay could possibly be down to Samsung’s recent announcement it has formed a fresh Alliance for Wireless Power with Qualcomm, and in fact the Korean firm highlighted the Galaxy S III accessory amid that news. MobileFun says it’s trying to source an alternative solution, third-party option meanwhile, but many will likely prefer to hold back until Samsung’s official kit, only if for guaranteed cross-compatibility with hardware off their Alliance members.
The Samsung galaxy s III itself goes on sale in mainland Europe on May 29, with UK sales beginning the following day, May 30. US availability hasn’t been reduced to anything more specific when compared to a “summer” launch, with Samsung equipping north of manchester American variant with LTE connectivity.