Originally Posted by afv011
I think it's a typo, I would expect this to be 4.8", just like the S3. Basically an S3 without the phone part and with a lower quality screen. 5.8" looks too large to me, and the DPI wouldn't be great as it is qHD, 960x540.
It might be right though. The current Galaxy Player comes in three sizes: 4.0, 4.2 and 5.0. Maybe they are settling on the 4.2 or 5.0 inch screen for this one.