So finally, after months of waiting and numerous rumours, we have the Samsung Galaxy SIII out in the open. The super-smartphone features an insanely fast 1.4GHz quad-core processor, a 4.8-inch HD display, an 8-megapixel camera with 1080p HD recording, 1GB of RAM and 4G LTE. It’s all tightly packed into a slim case that weighs 133grams, measures 136.6 x 70.6 x 8.6mm, and houses a 2100mAh battery.
Features and Specifications:
- Display: 4.8-inch Super AMOLED HD, 720×1280 (306ppi) resolution
- Processor: 1.4GHz Exynos 4 Cortex-A9 quad-core processor
- GRU: ARM Mali-400MP GPU
- Camera: Dual camera — 8MP rear with LED Flash and 1.9MP front
- Dimension: 136.6 x 70.6 x 8.6mm thin
- Weight: 133 grams
- Memory: 1GB RAM, 16GB/32GB (expandable up to 64GB with MicroSD)
- Battery: 2,100mAh battery
- Operating System: Android 4.04 (Ice Cream Sandwich) with TouchWIZ 5
- Connectivity: Bluetooth 4.0, 40MHz 802.11n Wi-Fi, NFC, 4G LTE, DLNA, microUSB (MHL possible via HDMI)
- Sensors: Accelerometer, RGB light, Digital Compass, Proximity, Gryoscope, NFC, and Barometer
- Video: MPEG4, H.264, H.263, DivX, DivX3.11, VC-1, VP8, WMV7/8, Sorenson Spark
- Audio: MP3, AMR-NB/WB, AAC/eAAC, WMA, OGG, FLAC, AC-3, apt-X
- Additional Features: S Beam, Buddy photo share, Share shot, AllShare Play, AllShare Cast, Smart stay, Social tag, Group tag, Face zoom, Face slide show, Direct call, Smart alert, Tap to top, Camera quick access, Pop up play, S Voice, Burst shot & Best photo, Recording snapshot, HDR
- Google Mobile Services: Google Search, Google Maps, Gmail, Google Latitude, Google Play Store, Google Play Books, Google Play Movies, Google Plus, YouTube, Google Talk, Google Places, Google Navigation, Google Downloads
It also comes with some interesting gesture based options like Smart Stay and S Voice. The ‘Smart Stay’ feature, using the front camera, would automatically adjust the brightness of the screen when a user is reading some content, and the ‘S Voice’ feature will allow users to dictate text messages and email to the phone and use voice to control media playback and other features like alarm.
First Official Advertisement:
Galaxy SIII Hands-on Feature Video:
The Galaxy SIII will be available by the end of this month in most regions of the world in colors of white marble and blue pebbles.