O2 has announced it will be selling the next Samsung Galaxy, or Galaxy S3. See also Samsung Galaxy S3 review.

The mobile operator took to Twitter to make the brief announcement after Vodafone yesterday confirmed it would be selling the device. Although O2 didn't call it the Galaxy S3, Samsung itself has confirmed the name with an Android appcreated for the launch event. See also: Samsung confirms Exynos quad-core chip for Galaxy S3.

O2 said on Twitter: "Excited about the next Samsung Galaxy? So are we – that’s why it’ll be coming to O2!" Visit Samsung Galaxy S3 launch: as it happened.

Neither O2 nor Vodafone have revealed any details about the Galaxy S III but the Samsung has been in full swing creating a buzz around the event next week. See also: Group test: what's the best smartphone?

Samsung released a Galaxy S3 teaser video with next to no information about the iPhone rival. Visit Samsung Galaxy S3 launch: as it happened.

If you want to catch up on all the rumours surrounding the device before the launch then head to our Samsung Galaxy S3 release date, specs and rumour round-up.