New Delhi: Samsung galaxy S3 is all set to get its much awaited Indian launch. According to reports the latest smartphone from Samsung’s arsenal will hit Indian stores by June at an expected price between Rs 34,000 to Rs 38,000.
Samsung Galaxy S III runs on Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) with a default user interface TouchWiz Nature UX. The smartphone will have a 4.8 inch HD Super AMOLED (1280x720) display.
There are few aspects that may make this phone a sure winner.Powerful predecessors:
A vital point that every smartphone buyers will have in their mind is how the company has been producing phones in the past. And Samsung has a prolific past to flaunt. It passed the 20 million unit mark in February 2012 and even overtook Apple in smartphone sales in late 2011, largely on the strength of the Galaxy S2. With wildly successful phones like Galaxy S2, Galaxy Note for instance which took the Android world by storm, Galaxy S 3 will surely be more power packed. Designed for humans:
As the tag line of the Samsung Galaxy S3 says ‘designed for humans’; this phone has some interesting features which makes us feel that the phone knows you are using it.
For eg., the ‘Smart Stay‘ feature that makes use of the front facing camera and detects user movements and keeps the screen from going off.
‘S Beam’ is another beautiful feature that this smartphone has. Simply touch your phone to another phone and share large HD videos quickly.
And there is 'Pop up play' feature which allows user to watch an HD video on the phone while sending an email or text simultaneously. ‘S’ Voice:
Similarly, the ‘S Voice’ which is Samsung’s answer to its rival iPhone’s app Siri. Well, lets not go into the controversy whether Samsung copied the concept from Apple rather discuss about the beautiful feature in S Voice called Smart Alert. This feature can sense when you’ve picked up your phone and then alerts you about the notifications through vibrations. This feature allows you to control your phone through voice, eg to turn up the volume, and to ask it questions.Gaming Paradise
Samsung Galaxy S III features 'Game Hub' and 'Video Hub', which provide users access to various social games and high quality TV shows and movies, respectively. These will initially be introduced in select countries and subsequently on the global market.Burst shot and best photo
The phone's 8MP camera features a zero-lag shutter speed that lets user capture moving objects without delay. The 'Burst shot' function allows users to capture twenty continuous shots. HD video can be recorded even with the 1.9MP front facing camera. Best part is that photos can even be when a video is being filmed.
First Published: Saturday, May 26, 2012, 18:22