Published On: 04 May 2012
Samsung has launched its next Galaxy smartphone at a press event in London.
Marketed with the tagline “designed for humans”, Samsung Galaxy S III includes several new features.
The smartphones comes with HD display, quad core processor and company's all new Touchwiz Nature UX.
Galaxy S III uses the physical and capacitive Android buttons, not the virtual buttons introduced in Ice Cream Sandwich.
Sporting a 4.8-inch 720p Super AMOLED display, it is set to go on sale in the first week of June in India.
Samsung has stuck to the 8MP camera in S III same as the predecessor Galaxy S II.
The overall placing of the buttons is also similar to the previous Android smartphones from the company.
Samsung Galaxy S III is just 8.6mm thick and weighs 133 grams.
Similar to Galaxy S II, the Micro-USB cum charging port is placed in the centre of the on the bottom panel.
The smartphone is powered by the latest Android version 4.0 aka ‘Ice Cream Sandwich'
Samsung has also introduced an AllShare Cast Dongle, which can be used with TVs from other manufacturers to stream content using Allshare.
Samsung is expected to launch Galaxy S III at Rs. 38000 in India.
The wireless charger for Samsung Galaxy S III on display.
Using facial recognition and existing data for your contacts, Buddy Photo share recognises the people in the photographs that you click using the device. It then allows you to share those pictures in a variety of ways.
Galaxy S III comes with S Voice assistant that is Samsung's contender for Apple's Siri.
Using the front camera, Smart Stay keeps the screen bright till the time you are looking at the screen.
Combining the technology of NFC and Wi-fi direct, S Beam allows extremely fast file transfer between two Galaxy S III devices.
S Pebble is a portable MP3 player that pairs perfectly with your Galaxy S III.
S Health connects Galaxy S III with various other third party sensors that help you analyse your own healthcare.
The various Hubs that are seen on other Android devices by Samsung are present in Galaxy S III as well.
Put the phone to your ear while texting someone and the Direct Call feature will call the person automatically.