Features such as Face Unlock and Auto-Display Turn off, let the S3 to dominate the smartphone industry. Face Unlock allows the user to unlock the device using their own face. The S3 is considered to detect the face of the user and to unlock the system. The feature, Auto-Display Turn off makes the display automatically turned off when the users eyes are kept away from the display and hence saves the battery life.
The S series smartphone, Galaxy S3 is the successor of Galaxy S2. The S3 runs in Googles much anticipated Android v4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich(ICS). The S3 is upgradable to the latest version of Android, Jelly Bean. What makes it powerful and faster is its CPU, 1.4 GHz Quad Core processor. The S3 comes with a 4.8-inch Super HD AMOLED display that keeps a resolution of HD 720x1280 Pixels. The display is further protected by scratch resistant, Gorilla Glass 2. Moreover, TouchWiz 4.0 provides a better rhythm to the touchscreen.
Camera functions like nothing seen yet in a smartphone. The 8 MP primary cam with LED flash pictures snaps exclusively alike a digital cam. With a 1.9 MP secondary cam, video calls are betterly casted. HD video recording, and watching shot videos at 30 fps with 1280 x 720 pixel resolution experience us a new way of smartphoning.
The S Voice feature is a much talked stuff that allows the user to order certain instructions to the cell. Utilizing the S Voice, the user can ask the S3 to turn off the alarm, reject or answer a call, turn the music up or down and to shoot. And the AllShare Play feature keeps you connected with your guys with the help of DLNA and Wi-Fi Direct, even if you work on a different screen.
This time Samsung felt the murmurs of smartphone lovers who always criticize the battery backup issue, and installed a handy 2100 mAh Li-Ion battery that lasts a good business and leisure day.
Regarding the storage, it comes with internal memories of 16Gb, 32Gb and 64 GB variants. Excluding the internal storage, the external storage of S3 can be expanded upto 64GB using a micro SD card.
|SIM||Single SIM, GSM|
|Touch Screen||Capacitive TouchWiz 4.0|
|Operating Frequency||2G - GSM 850, 900, 1800, 19003G - HSDPA 850, 900, 1700, 1900, 21004G - LTE(regional)|
|OS||Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich|
|Dimension||70.6 x 136.6 x 8.6 mm|
|Display||4.8-inch HD Super AMOLED|
|Resolution||HD, 720 x 1280 Pixels|
|Processor||Dual-Core 1.4 GHz Quad Application Processor|
|Memory||16 GB / 32 GB / 64 GB internal storage|
|Rear Camera||8 MP with LED flash|
|Front Camera||1.3 MP|
|Video Playback||HD 1280 x 720, 30 fps|
|Camera Features||Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face and Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, Auto Focus, Image Editor|
|Multimedia||Music Player: MP3, WAV, eAAC, AC3, FLACVideo Player: MP4, DivX, XviD, WMV, H.264, H.263, HD Video|
|Internet and Connectivity||Email|
GPRS: Yes, Class 12, 48 kbps
Edge: Yes, Class 12
3G: Yes, 21 Mbps HSDPA; 5.76 Mbps HSUPA
Wifi: Yes, 802.11 a/b/g/n, WiFi Direct
USB connectivity: Yes, micro USB, v2
Tethering: Wi-fi Hotspot
GPS Support: Yes, A-GPS with Google Maps
Bluetooth: Yes, v4
|Sensors||Accelerometer, Gyro Sensor, RGB Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Barometer, Compass|
|Battery||Li-Ion, 2100 mAh|
|Talktime||upto 22 hrs (2G), 11.5 hrs (3G)|
|Standby Time||upto 830 hrs (2G), 770 hrs (3G)|
|Social Networking||Google Search, Maps, Gmail,YouTube, Calendar, Google Talk, Picasa integration|
|Color||Marble White / Pebble Blue|
|Warranty||1 year manufacturer warranty for the Phone and 6 months warranty for the accessories|