At the Brand’s huge Mobile Unboxed event at Earl’s Court in London Samsung announced its new Android handset the Galaxy S III, it features a quad-core processor, and it runs Ice Cream Sandwich OS with Samsung’s latest TouchWiz interface that includes cool new ways to interact with the phone – S Voice (like Apple’s Siri), Smart Stay (eye-tracking) and several other smart tricks.
The successor to the Samsung Galaxy S2, the new handset sports a massive 4.8-inch super HD AMOLED screen 1,280×720 pixels in resolution and 640×480 in resolution with a 306ppi pixel density.
Samsung’s Galaxy S3 camera is only 8 Megapixel auto focus camera with flash & zero shutter Lag shooting video at 1080p HD with 30fps. The front-facing camera on the Galaxy S3 packs a 1.9MP sensor and face recognition also it can shoot 720p video itself.
The Galaxy S3 sports 1GB of RAM same as the predecessor S2, while the Flash memory is available in 16, 32 and 64 GB versions, while there’s also a micro SD card slot if you want to expand the memory. There’s also 50GB of free cloud storage for your content on Dropbox, which is double of what HTC is offering on its HTC One X device.
The S3 packs a 2100mah battery, compared to the S2’s 1650mah cell.
The Galaxy S3 has a wide range of interactive features on board such as:
The phone tracks your eyes, so as long as you’re looking at it, the screen won’t turn off.
If you’ve got a contact on your screen, there’s no need to hit call: simply hold the device up to your face and the number will be dialed automatically.
Samsung’s enhanced notifications center tells you what’s happened since you last looked at your phone in order of importance.
That’s S for Samsung, not Siri. This feature allows you to control your phone through voice, especially to turn up the volume, and to ask it questions.
High speed file transfer via NFC and WiFi Direct, between two phones touched together, operating at up to 300Mbps.
Pop Up Play
Play video in a window on any homescreen.
Burst shot and best photo
The 8MP camera now offers a 20-shot burst mode and will choose the best photo for you. Photos now possible at the same time as video filming.
Face Zoom and Slide Show
Double tap a face to zoom in; automatic slide show generation zooms in on faces as individual pictures for pictures with lots of people
Social network and camera integration
Automatic tagging of pictures, and the option to send images directly to those identified in them, called Buddy Photo Share, or display social media profile information on screen. Group Tag lets you tag multiple people in one go, if you set up a group first.
Samsung’s new flagship device is available in ‘Pebble Blue’ and ‘Marble White’ and might be making its way to North America as soon as the middle of June, and its price as much as $700 for the SIM-free model.
2.5G (GSM/ GPRS/ EDGE): 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz3G (HSPA? 21Mbps): 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz and 4G (Dependent on market)
Exynos 4 Quad (1.4GHz)
Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
4.8 inch HD Super AMOLED (1280×720) display
Main(Rear): 8 Mega pixel Auto Focus camera with Flash & Zero Shutter Lag, BSI Sub (Front): 1.9 Mega pixel camera, HD recording @30fps with Zero Shutter Lag
16/ 32GB User memory (64GB available soon) ? microSD slot (up to 64GB)
50GB Dropbox for two years
Pebble blue or marble white
2,100mAh (wireless charging optional extra)
720 x 1280 px (306ppi)
136.6 x 70.6 x 8.55 mm