With the latest version of Android, a whopping 4.8-inch Super AMOLED HD screen and a whole suite of Apple-beating features the South Korean company Samsung has just added the 32GB variant of the Galaxy S III in India
Still, customers who want to be notified on the availability of the 32GB Galaxy S III can register their emails in order to grab this one as soon as possible. Samsung Galaxy S III 32GB can be purchased for Rs 41,500 (750 USD or 610 EUR) outright, while the 16GB version is available for only Rs 38,400 (690 USD or 565 EUR).
Samsung is known for smart phones with trendy designs and user-friendly features, but this time they have spared no expense and are bent on beating their own record. Be prepared to enjoy an amazing blend of style, performance and features on the Samsung Galaxy S3. Powered by a 1.4 GHz Quad Core processor, the S3 is based on the Android v4 (Ice Cream Sandwich) operating system.
The refined OS promises simplicity and sensibility and you can enjoy easy multitasking, rich notifications, customizable home screens, resizable widgets and easy interactivity. The Samsung S3 comes with a 4.8-inch HD, capacitive touch screen that supports 720 x 1280 pixel resolution with 16 M colors and Mali-400 megapixel graphics. The Touch Wiz user interface is custom built for the Android OS, making this smart phone versatile and easy to use.
The ergonomically designed S3 has a stunningly sleek bar design and is a joy to hold in your hand. The smooth and non-linear lines and gentle curves give the S3 an elegant and natural look. The super AMOLED screen ensures that you can enjoy bright display, richer colors and optimum power processing. The Galaxy S3 comes packed with sensors like accelerometer, gyro sensor, RGB sensor, proximity sensor, barometer and compass that ensure you get the best view on the smartphone and can switch between applications with ease. The compact design of the S3 includes a raised home button and the back and menu keys placed on either side of the home button. You will also find a loudspeaker, 3.5 mm audio jack and a micro USB port neatly packed into the compact design of the phone.
Storage and Battery
The S3 is powered by a powerful 2100 mAh Li-Ion battery that supports optimum talk time and standby time. The smart phone has an internal memory of 16 GB and the memory can be expanded up to 64 GB using micro SD or micro SDHC cards.
Connectivity and Features
The internet capabilities of the S3 will not leave you wanting for more. The Android smartphone is enabled with GPRS, EDGE and 3G, so staying connected should not be a problem no matter where you are. The S3 Android is Wi-Fi enabled and also supports the Wi-Fi hotspot feature that allows the S3 to connect to the mobile network and act as a Wi-Fi router. You can create your own Wi-Fi hub wherever you are. The S3 is Bluetooth enabled and has a micro USB port for connectivity. Sharing is made even easier thanks to the S Beam feature that allows you to transfer documents, contacts, pictures, music, videos and more by simply placing the backs of your phones together.
The Galaxy S3 is a smartphone you can rely on for convenience and functionality. The GPS smartphone is enabled with A-GPS with Google Maps allowing you to navigate through your city, or an unknown one, with ease. You can easily get your work done with the help of features like document viewer, document editor and pushmail.
The All Share Play feature on the S3 lets you work together with the help of DLNA and Wi-Fi Direct, giving you remote access to documents and multimedia files when you work on a different screen somewhere else. You can stay connected with friends with the help of the social tag feature that lets you link the faces of friends with their social media streams. You simply have to look at their pictures to see their current status appear. The Java enabled smart phone also has a music player, video player and an FM radio.
The 8-megapixel rear camera with autofocus and LED flash is capable of recording full HD (1080p) videos. Thereís also a secondary 1.9-megapixel front-facing camera for video calls.
Overall, in the hand, the Samsung Galaxy S3 feels superb. The design contours well against the palm, and while the screen size may be a little big for some (you'll need a bit of shuffling to reach the upper section of the screen) it's definitely usable in the hand.
So in short: if you don't mind a slightly lighter-feeling polycarbonate shell and you like big HD screens in your pocket, this is a phone definitely worth checking out.