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Samsung Galaxy S3 Specs, Features and Everything You Need to Know

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Finally, the must awaited launch event of Samsung Galaxy S3 has taken place earlier today. After months of speculations and hype surrounding the next big thing in Android arena has been unveiled by Samsung. Yes, Samsung Galaxy SIII (S3) even took place and the new smartphone czar, who recently dethroned Nokia and took its place to sell higher number of smartphone, has been showcased at London.

In the past, Samsung had been accused of mimicking Apple iPhone product, sadly, this time around you may find some striking resemblance too. However, Samsung seems to have learned lesson or two and has made some subtle changes in the design. When it comes to hardware, Samsung has always over delivered. Instead of competing with giant Apple, it will be competing with its brethren HTC One X powered by latest Android OS. Galaxy SIII is carrying the burned of continuing the legacy of its predecessor Galaxy S2 which broke all sales records and brought Apple to its knees.

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Samsung Galaxy S3 Specs

  • Powered by Android 4.0 ICS OS
  • 4.8-inch super HD AMOLED PenTile display
  • 1.4 GHz Exynos Quad core processor
  • 1GB RAM
  • 8MP rear camera
  • 1.9MP front facing camera
  • HD recording
  • 16GB/32GB and 64GB memory
  • 2100mAH Battery
  • NFC support

Samsung Galaxy SIII is tagged as ‘Designed for humans’ which could easily be interpreted as ‘Designed for Superhuman’ by glancing at its mammoth list of features.

Designed for Humans

Front facing camera identifies your eye to give you best reading and browsing experience by adjusting the display accordingly. There are few other significant gestures command, among them calling someone by lifting phone to the ear while messaging them is extremely impressive. It will turn off the display when you’re not looking at it by tracking your eyes through front facing camera.

Dive into Galaxy S3 Features

The behemothic 1.4 GHz Quad core processor will blow iPhone 4S out of water. Such powerful processor will eliminate any lag you may have experienced in earlier versions of this handset. It is accompanied by 1GB RAM to give you the best industrial experience. No doubt that it is best in class smartphone in the business. It could only draw real competition from HTC One X which is edge better than it. Moreover, Samsung will also take on iPhone 4S white model by providing Marble white and Pebble Blue color variants.

Samsung boasts to have packed in the best camera in business. Both front and rear facing camera are capable of shooting HD videos. Zero shutter, flash and autofocus will let you take unlimited pictures in a blink of an eye. Burst more will enable users to take 20 pictures at 3.3fps. Of course, Samsung is still behind Nokia as far as pixels are concerned. Nokia PureView offers whopping 41MP camera and reveals any minute details.

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When we speak of Samsung, we always mention its crisp clear display. Continuing the legacy of its predecessors, Galaxy S3 sports 4.8” HD Super AMOLED PenTile display. It is a junior of Galaxy Note which sports whopping 5.3” display. Samsung boasts to provide industry’s best ever display units. The screen resolution of 1280x720p will give super awesome crisp clear images. The new PenTile display will provide more clarity and colors.

To keep the beefy hardware ticking, it must have powerful battery to keep pumping the energy into it. The 2100 mAh will keep giving power to monstrous processor and bright display. However, it would be interesting to see if it carries the same battery problem it used to have. On paper, 2100 mAH doesn’t seem to be enough to run the hardware for long.

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Other Features of Samsung Galaxy SIII

Few other notable features are as mentioned below

  • S Voice- Siri like feature
  • Direct Call feature
  • S Beam
  • Wireless Charging
  • Voice Unlock
  • Face recognition
  • Flipboard
  • Spare battery
  • 4G LTE support
  • AllShare Cast

The latest Android™ Beam™ will allow instant sharing of content with another Galaxy S3 devices by tapping. It is capable of sharing files with speed up to 400Mbps. Samsung has really boost up its game by providing one of most powerful handset human has ever witnessed. It will be distributed in 145 counties through 296 mobile operators. There is no price info available as of now, but expect it to put huge dent in your pocket. It will arrive in Europe on May 29th.

We will try to cover Galaxy S3 Specs and Features in more details in an upcoming post.

Finally, the must awaited launch event of Samsung Galaxy S3 has taken place earlier today

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Ricky Shah
Ricky Shah

Ricky started GeniusGeeks in 2009 and there's no turning back since then! His flair of writing Windows OS related technical articles has been his hallmark! When not writing, he's often found exploring productivity and project management tools!

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