New Delhi: Samsung launched its much touted Galaxy S3 at an event held in London, an international newspaper reported on Thursday.
As anticipated, the Galaxy S3 has an assortment of innovative features.
The S3 also features a 4.8” display which is believed to be one of the largest available in the market. It has the ability to automatically initiate a call to a contact onscreen when the phone is held up to its user’s face.
Reportedly Samsung has added voice control quite similar to that of its rival Apple. Samsung also offers a 50GB of online storage via a partnership with Dropbox.com.
As per reports, it will be on sale in the UK by the end of May although there has been no clarity about the price of the phone.
Following are the key features of Samsung Galaxy S III:It will run on
: Samsung Galaxy S III runs on Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich). With a default user interface TouchWiz Nature UX.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.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 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.
Similarly, the ‘S Voice’ which is Samsung’s answer to its rival iPhone’s app Siri, has a feature called Smart Alert. This feature can sense when you’ve picked up your phone and then alerts you about the notifications through vibrations.
‘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.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.
: 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)
With PTI Inputs
First Published: Thursday, May 03, 2012, 16:06