Features of the Samsung Galaxy S3 Smartphone
The Samsung Galaxy S3 is the latest android smartphone to come from the stables of Samsung Electronics. It was unveiled on May 3, 2012 and released worldwide on May 29, 2012. Pre orders of this smartphone crossed 9 million, making it the quickest selling gadget in the world. Ever since it was released, the Samsung Galaxy S3 has attracted positive response from all quarters. Samsung has gone to extensive lengths in order to ensure that this smartphone is superior to the current crop of smartphones. With a screen size of around 4.8 inches, a lot of people expected it to be heavier than 133 grams.
The 720 pixel super AMOLED display is protected from scratches by Corning’s Gorilla Glass. The version of android operating system used in this gadget is known as Ice Cream Sandwich. Superior security features, camera capabilities and user interface are the hallmarks of this operating system. While the camera resolution of the Samsung Galaxy S3 is the same as that of its predecessor, the camera performance is much better. The 8 megapixel primary camera can capture images of 3264 ?Ã¯Â¿Â½ 2448 pixels. Image stabilization, smile detection, touch focus and geotagging are some features offered by this camera. It can shoot full HD videos at 30 frames per second.
The Samsung Galaxy S3 also has a front facing, 1.9 megapixel camera for video calling purposes. It can shoot 720 pixel videos at 30 frames per second. This device is powered by a 1.4 gigahertz, quad core processor. Multitasking on this device is a breeze, due to the powerful CPU and GPU. The device comes preloaded with a plethora of applications such as Navigation, Social Hub, Game Hub, Calendar, Gmail, Google Play, Voice Search and YouTube. S Beam, Smart Stay and Smart Alerts are some additional software features that are available on this smartphone.
A common problem seen in most large sized smartphones is poor battery life. The Samsung Galaxy S3 comes with a huge 2100 mAh battery that has a standby of 590 hours or 790 hours, depending on whether the network is 2G or 3G. The audio and video playback features of this device are of extremely high quality. Overall, this smartphone has an impressive list of features. However, there are a few disadvantages as well. The lack of a dedicated camera button and a plastic body is sure to disappoint a lot of smartphone enthusiasts. Nonetheless, this smartphone will definitely reinforce Samsung’s place at the top of smartphone manufacturers.