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Samsung Galaxy S3 Reviews and Technical Details

Samsung Galaxy S3 is one of the most awaited mobile phones for first half of 2012.  Especially the news of Samsung pushing out Nokia and the business strategy of Galaxy products provided the well welcomed Galaxy series (more than 40million handsets sold !!) and S3 being official product for London 2012 Olympics.

S3 is perfectly designed to compete with high end phones especially Apple Iphone 4S  (unless Apple comes up with completely innovative 5th Generation)

Some technical details though you might not notice everything... !!

  • Metal touch and feel, Curved corners, Slick and thin design. 133g weight. Marble White and Pebble Blue colours available.

  • Exynos 4 Quad Core Processor - ARMv7 - 1.4GHz ARM Cortex A9. Benchmarking here. Further benchmarks

  • 1 GB RAM . External Micro SD storage upto 64GB

  • 4.8 HD Super AMOLED display, 720 x 1280 px (306ppi),  to rival Retina Display which is 326ppi

  • Camera: 8 MPix rear with flash; 1.9 MP front. Various shooting modes like Single Shot, Burst shot, HDR etc..

  • Battery 2100mAh (much powerful than Galaxy S2) with better power management by Android ICS. Battery life expected to be atleast 4 days i normal run.

  • Android 4.0 Ice cream sandwich as native OS. Read all its features.

  • LTE Support (4g), 3G, aGPS, GLONASS, Wi-fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, NFC, Bluetooth. All 2g and 3g modes supported.

  • Siri Alternative "S Voice" - (Link with animation), All Share Cast/Play (like Apple air play),

  • Some addons like "S Beam" , "Smart Alert", "Smart Stay", "Direct Call" and so on....  (nothing useful here..)


S3 is just the beginning and expect Samsung to have a great 2012 year with apparent release of their next Tablet Release


Unlocking Samsung Galaxy S3 Details Soon..


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