Samsung Galaxy S III–Samsung Unveils Quad-Core Powered Android Smartphone

May 4, 2012 | by

Samsung released it’s one of the most awaited Android smartphone, Samsung Galaxy III. A quad-core beast, running Android ICS aka Ice Cream Sandwich and lot more uncountable features. Not just another smartphone to the Samsung Galaxy family, but it has now claimed itself as a flagship Android smartphone for the company. Lets drool over some of its features and what Samsung’s flagship(Samsung Galaxy S III) has to offer.

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By the looks, it’s all curvy, round edges, thin or very less bezel allows its 4.8″ display to dominate the front. 8.6mm thick, yeah, you read that right and that too with no bumps to fit in the thick spare parts, it’s just uniform 8.6mm.

Android ICS Android 4.0, blended well with the usual TouchWiz 4.0 UI is what Samsung Galaxy S III offers as a way to users to explore its features.

For personal data storage, Samsung Galaxy S III, provisions a micro SD card slot, which is expandable up to 64 and not 32 GB. You can use that storage space, if you wish that its three different variants 16/32/64 GB internal storage fails to hold your personal data and other media files. To support the smooth functioning, 1 GB RAM is what you get with Samsung Galaxy S III.

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Consider Samsung Galaxy S III as one of the photographers best friend, beware, that might replace some of your high end point and shoot devices. 8 MP camera, 3264×2448 pixels, bundled with some first to be seen features allures the photography lovers to it. Usual auto focus, and LED flash, Samsung Galaxy S III allows users to simultaneously capture images while recording HD videos. Some more features in the list includes geo-tagging, face and smile detection, touch focus and image stabilization.

Samsung Galaxy S III allows users to record 1080p videos at 30 frames per second. 1.9 MP camera raves up your video calling features up to 720p at 30 frames per second. It flaunts a zero shutter lag, allowing users to shoot pictures within seconds.

Connectivity features covers the best of all, here goes the list. Wi-Fi a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, TV-out, USB-on-the-go and NFC support. Isn’t that enough to socialize your digital life in this virtual world.

Wait, did I mention, quad-core? Yes, this is Samsung’s first Quad-core beast, 1.4 GHz Cortex A9 processor powered by Exynos 4212 Quad chipset. Ever smooth graphics is a contribution by Mali-400MP GPU.

Siri Competitor, S Voice is another added attraction makes it a worth trying.

But, is the power enough? 2100mAh is it. With one huge display, smoothened graphics, eye-tracking feature, voice command option, Siri, err, S Voice are surely going to suck up that 2100mAh a big time.

Let me summarize this for you – Features Specifications

  • Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors, 720 x 1280 pixels, 4.8 inches (~306 ppi pixel density), Corning Gorilla Glass 2
  • microSD, up to 64 GB, Internal – 16/32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM
  • 8 MP, 3264×2448 pixels, autofocus, LED flash, Video Recording 1080p@30fps, Secondary camera 1.9 MP, 720p@30fps
  • Android OS, v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
  • Exynos 4212 Quad, Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A9, Mali-400MP
  • Dimensions: 136.6 x 70.6 x 8.6 mm, 133 g
  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot, Bluetooth 4.0+HS, standard microUSB port, GLONASS/GPS SatNav receiver, 3.5mm audio jack, FM radio, TV-out, USB-on-the-go, NFC
  • Others :  TouchWiz 4.0 UI, DivX/XviD codec support, built-in accelerometer, multi-touch input, proximity sensor, gyroscope sensor, barometer, Swype text input, RGB light sensor
  • Supports mini SIM only.

When It’ll Be In The Market

May 29, is the day, when international version of the Samsung Galaxy S III will hit the Europe Market. That was just for HSPA+ connectivity. But for LTE Technology featured devices, you’ve to wait till June, for it will be released in US market.

Price Expected

Can’t say about the actual, but one thing is sure, it is going to be above 40K INR approximately.

So what are your views about this grandeur quad-core smartphone? Likes or Dislikes.


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