Samsung Galaxy S3 Review & Price
Samsung has unveiled its first Galaxy S III smartphone in the world. The company has first unveiled its TV commercial and then the phone has been unveiled around. The Indian debut of this smartphone will be made next month. As announced by the company, the Samsung Galaxy S III will offer the latest 4.0 Android Ice Cream Sandwich operating system, 1.4 GHz quad-core processor, 8 MP camera, and a big 4.8 inches of Super AMOLED HD Display.
Design and Display :
As noticed, the Samsung Galaxy S3 is a high-end smartphone that delivers great features and represents itself as a top notch cellphone in the market. The device boasts a big 4.8 inches 16M-color Super AMOLED HD display that gives clear visibility and great experience. The display sports 720 by 1280 resolution and provides capacitive touchscreen that is covered by an excellent Gorilla Glass.
This touchscreen bar phone measures 136.6 mm by 70.6 mm by 8.6 mm and weighs just 133 grams. So, you will be getting more options in such light weight smartphone.
The smartphone features a primary 8 megapixel camera that gives long run and amazing picture quality. You can shoot 1080p video shoot at 30fps. Apart from its primary camera, this smartphone also features a secondary 1.9 megapixel front facing camera which is very useful for video calling. Along with the primary camera, an auto focus feature has also been provided by the manufacturer so as to make the images much livelier even when you click in dark. The camera comes with face detection, touch focus and image stabilization. In fact, Full HD video recording can also be done at 30fps on 1080p. The video quality is high that especially delivers due to the LED flash.
The phone features 1 GB RAM and is sold in 16 GB, 32 GB and 64 GB internal memory storage options which can directly challenge the iPhone versions of Apple. The phone gets microSD card slots for additional memory insertion.
For Connectivity, this smartphone provides Wi-Fi a/b/g/n, GPS, Bluetooth 4.0, TV-out, USB-on-the-go, and NFC support. Moreover, a 3.5 mm headset jack, FM radio and SatNav receiver has also been provided.
The Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich is powered by TouchWiz 4.0 User Interface and is supported by Div/Xvid codec. Moreover, Swype text input and improved SNS integration. The camera of this device include voice-activated photo capture as well as burst shooting mode that enables you to click 3.3 photos at each second.
The Samsung Galaxy S III does not include any shutter lag and offers a bit less than per second shot-to-shot time. You can use the camera phone to click images even when the video recording is on.
The Samsung Galaxy S3 will be available in the market with some accessories, but you will have to shell out some extra money for that. You will be getting HDMI adapter, a flip cover, a wireless charger gadget, the S-Pebble MP3 player (plays MP3’s directly from S III wirelessly), and a battery charging stand.
Processor and Other Features :
The Samsung Galaxy S III smartphone is equipped with quad core 32nm ARM Cortex A9 1.4 GHz processor and 1 GB RAM. The phone is also loaded with Exynos 4212 Quad chipset. For excellent gaming experience the phone has been incorporated with Mali-400MP GPU. Other features include multi-touch input, built-in accelerometer, gyroscope sensor, barometer, proximity sensor, RGB light sensor, and Swype text input.
The phone sits under its hood a 2100 mAh battery that gives good battery backup. However, many high-end phones are available in the market that holds much better batteries than this. And when the device includes such great features, you can expect that the battery power to be exceptional to run various apps.
Samsung Galaxy S3 Price :
Samsung Galaxy S3 price was officially launched at Rs. 43,180, but on the first day of launch Samsung cut the price to Rs. 38,400. With AT&T network, you can buy this device for $200.
The international Galaxy S3 smartphone comes with HSPA+ connectivity in packaging of and will be released on May 29 2012. The European market will first receive this handset. Other than this, the LTE-based version will start its production phase from the month of June in the United States. This phone has plenty of new features along with 3G and 4G support, but you might have to wait for the 4G network to start at your location.