New Delhi: Samsung Galaxy S3 which has created a lot of sensation in the Indian markets for its rave review and astounding features got its first upgrade last week.
The Korean phone maker has said that the update is aimed at improving stability.
It is a very simple procedure to check the update. All the user has to go is to go to the ‘About Phone’ in the settings menu and press Software Upgrade.BASIC FEATURESIt will run on
: Samsung Galaxy S III runs on Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich). With a default user interface TouchWiz Nature UX. This samsung’s second phone to come with preloaded Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich after Galaxy Nexus.Display:
It has a 4.8 inch HD Super AMOLED (1280x720) display.Camera:
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.Memory:
16/ 32GB User memory (64GB available soon), microSD slot (up to 64GB).Gaming:
Samsung Galaxy S III features 'Game Hub' and 'Video Hub', which provide users access to various social games and high quality TV and movies, respectively. These will initially be introduced in select countries and subsequently on the global market. Other features:
Wi-Fi a/b/g/n, WiFi HT40, GPS/GLONASS, NFC, Bluetooth 4.0(LE), Burst shot & Best photo, Recording snapshot, HDR, Recording & Playback: Full HD (1080p)Battery:
Galaxy S 3 has a Li-Ion 2100 mAh battery which can ensures 11-hour and-40 minute talk time for the device.INTELLIGENT FEATURESDesigned 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: Wednesday, June 20, 2012, 10:24