Seoul: The Samsung Galaxy S3, the latest of the Samsung's android tab phone range launched in Europe on Tuesday.
According to various reports, Samsung Galaxy S3 will reach the Indian shores on Thursday and will cost between Rs 34,000 to Rs 38,000.
Samsung Electronics latest Galaxy S smartphone, with the third generation model expected to be even more successful than its predecessor, which helped the South Korean company topple Apple Inc as the world's top smartphone maker.
The S3, which tracks the user's eye movements to keep the screen from dimming or turning off while in use, hit stores in 28 European and Middle East countries, including Germany and Britain, as Samsung aims to widen the gap with Apple months ahead of its rival's new iPhone, expected in the third quarter.
Samsung Galaxy S3 runs on the latest Android operating System 4.0 and comes with a 4.8-inch screen, bigger than its highly successful predecessor Galaxy S-II.
The phone packs a bunch of interesting features like 'Smart stay', in which the device recognises when you are looking at the phone and maintains a bright display for continued viewing pleasure.
The Galaxy S3 also introduces 'Pop up play' feature which allows user to watch an HD video on the phone while sending an email or text simultaneously.
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.
The phone also comes with Near Field Communication (NFC) technology.
Additionally, Samsung Galaxy S3 features 'Game Hub' and 'Video Hub', which provide users access to various social games and high quality TV and movies, respectively.
With Agency Inputs
First Published: Tuesday, May 29, 2012, 09:23