Samsung Galaxy S3

Sunday, December 23, 2012

/ by Aman Banka
Samsung Galaxy S3Samsung Galaxy S3

Samsung Galaxy S3 16 GB - Price: Rs. 28,900 [ Indian Market Price ]

Samsung Galaxy S3 32 GB - PriceRs. 34,900 [ Indian Market Price ]

Key Features

  1. Android v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) OS
  2. 8 MP Primary Camera
  3. 1.9 MP Secondary Camera
  4. 4.8-inch Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen
  5. 1.4 GHz Quad Core Processor
  6. Wi-Fi Enabled
  7. Expandable Storage Capacity of 64 GB

Samsung is known for smartphones with trendy designs and user-friendly features, but this time they have spared no expense and are bent on beating their own record. Be prepared to enjoy an amazing blend of style, performance and features on the Samsung Galaxy S3. Powered by a 1.4 GHz Quad Core processor, the S3 is based on the Android v4 (Ice Cream Sandwich) operating system. The refined OS promises simplicity and sensibility and you can enjoy easy multitasking, rich notifications, customizable home screens, resizable widgets and easy interactivity.

The Samsung S3 comes with a 4.8-inch HD, capacitive touchscreen that supports 720 x 1280 pixel resolution with 16 M colours and Mali-400 megapixel graphics. The TouchWiz user interface is custom built for the Android OS, making this smartphone versatile and easy to use.

The user-friendliness of the smartphone is taken up a notch with the S Voice feature that allows you to simply talk to your phone to give instructions. You can ask the S3 to turn off the alarm, reject or answer a call, turn the music up or down, or even tell the camera when to shoot.

No matter where you go you are always prepared to capture some unforgettable moments in sharp and vivid colors on the Galaxy S3’s 8 megapixel camera with LED flash. Taking pictures is made even more enjoyable with useful camera features like Geo-tagging, face and smile detection, auto focus and image editor. The S3 comes with a secondary camera that is located on the front of the camera. You can enjoy HD video recording on the Galaxy S3 and shoot videos at 30 fps with 1280 x 720 pixel resolution.


The ergonomically designed S3 has a stunningly sleek bar design and is a joy to hold in your hand. The smooth and non-linear lines and gentle curves give the S3 an elegant and natural look. The super AMOLED screenensures that you can enjoy bright display, richer colors and optimum power processing. The Galaxy S3 comes packed with sensors like accelerometer, gyro sensor, RGB sensor, proximity sensor, barometer and compass that ensure you get the best view on the smartphone and can switch between applications with ease. The compact design of the S3 includes a raised home button and the back and menu keys placed on either side of the home button. You will also find a loudspeaker, 3.5 mm audio jack and a micro USB port neatly packed into the compact design of the phone.

Storage and Battery

The S3 is powered by a powerful 2100 mAh Li-Ion battery that supports optimum talktime and standby time. The smartphone has an internal memory of 16 GB and the memory can be expanded up to 64 GB using micro SD or micro SDHC cards. 

Connectivity and Features

The internet capabilities of the S3 will not leave you wanting for more. The Android smartphone is enabled with GPRS, EDGE and 3G, so staying connected should not be a problem no matter where you are. The S3 Android is Wi-Fi enabled and also supports the Wi-Fi hotspot feature that allows the S3 to connect to the mobile network and act as a Wi-Fi router. You can create your own Wi-Fi hub wherever you are. The S3 is Bluetooth enabled and has a micro USB port for connectivity. Sharing is made even easier thanks to the S Beam feature that allows you to transfer documents, contacts, pictures, music, videos and more by simply placing the backs of your phones together.

The Galaxy S3 is a smartphone you can rely on for convenience and functionality. The GPS smartphone is enabled with A-GPS with Google Maps allowing you to navigate through your city, or an unknown one, with ease. You can easily get your work done with the help of features like document viewer, document editor and pushmail.

The AllShare Play feature on the S3 lets you work together with the help of DLNA and Wi-Fi Direct, giving you remote access to documents and multimedia files when you work on a different screen somewhere else. You can stay connected with friends with the help of the social tag feature that lets you link the faces of friends with their social media streams. You simply have to look at their pictures to see their current status appear. The Java enabled smartphone also has a music player, video player and an FM radio.

The Samsung Galaxy S3 is a chic smartphone that offers compelling new ways of communicating and sharing and is meant for people who are looking for a smartphone that delivers power and speed.

Specifications of Samsung Galaxy S3 -

In Sales PackageHandset, Battery, Charger, Headset, Data Cable
Touch ScreenYes, Capacitive
Business FeaturesDocument Viewer, Document Editor, Pushmail
Call FeaturesLoudspeaker
Handset ColorsMarble White, Pebble Blue, Amber Brown, Garnet Red,
Sapphire Black & Titanium Grey
Operating FreqGSM - 850, 900, 1800, 1900; UMTS - 2100
OSAndroid v4 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
User InterfaceTouchWiz 4.0
Processor1.4 GHz
TypeSuper AMOLED
Size4.8 Inches
ResolutionHD, 720 x 1280 Pixels
Color16 M
Primary CameraYes, 8 Megapixel
Secondary CameraYes, 1.9 Megapixel
Video RecordingYes, 1280 x 720, 30 fps
HD RecordingHD
Other Camera FeaturesGeo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face and Smile Detection,
Image Stabilization, Auto Focus, Image Editor
Size70.6x136.6x8.6 mm
Weight133 g
TypeLi-Ion, 2100 mAh
Talk Time22.5 hrs (2G), 11 hrs (3G)
Standby Time830 hrs (2G), 770 hrs (3G)
Internal16 GB / 32 GB
Expandable MemorymicroSD, upto 64 GB
Internet FeaturesEmail
GPRSYes, Class 12, 48 kbps
EDGEYes, Class 12
3GYes, 21 Mbps HSDPA; 5.76 Mbps HSUPA
WifiYes, 802.11 a/b/g/n
USB ConnectivityYes, micro USB, v2
TetheringWi-fi Hotspot
GPS SupportYes, A-GPS with Google Maps
BluetoothYes, v4
Audio Jack3.5 mm
Music PlayerYes, Supports MP3, WAV, eAAC, AC3, FLAC
Video PlayerYes, Supports MP4, DivX, XviD, WMV, H.264, H.263,
HD Video Playback
RingtoneMP3, WAV
Call MemoryYes
SMS MemoryYes
Phone Book MemoryYes
SensorsAccelerometer, Gyro Sensor, RGB Sensor, Proximity Sensor,
Barometer, Compass
Additional FeaturesmicroSIM Card Slot, S Voice, Social Tag, S Beam, Wi-Fi Direct,
Voice Input
Important AppsAllShare Play
1 year manufacturer warranty for Phone &
6 months warranty for in the box accessories

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