The Samsung Galaxy III is finally here after all those leaks, rumors, speculations and what not surrounding its release. As far as introducing a bunch of interesting specs is concerned, Samsung’s got it all figured out with Smart stay, a 4.8-inch display, a quad core 1.4GHz Exynos Quad chip, Ice Cream Sandwich, up to 64GB microSD storage and more.
Cutting it thin with an 8.6mm sleek profile, the new Galaxy S shows off visuals in 1,280 x 720p resolutions on its 4.8-inch HD Super AMOLED touchscreen. It runs on Android 4.0 right out the box and an LTE version has also been mentioned by the company. For now, the network compatibility seems to stop at 2.5G and HSPA+. As for the cameras on the phone, the back panel has an 8MP AF sensor, while the front sports a 1.9MP one.
“With the Galaxy S III, Samsung has maximized the consumer benefits by integrating superior hardware with enhanced smartphone usability,” stated JK Shin, President and Head of IT & Mobile Communications Division at Samsung. “Designed to be both effortlessly smart and intuitively simple, the Galaxy S III has been created with our human needs and capabilities in mind. What makes me most proud is that it enables one of the most seamless, natural and human-centric mobile experiences, opening up a new horizon that allows you to live a life extraordinary.”
This Samsung smartphone is all set to land in 16GB and 32GB capacities, with 64GB said to be in the pipeline. In terms of connectivity, users get NFC, Wi-Fi a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi HT40 and Bluetooth 4.0. The Smart stay feature we’ve talked about, apparently detects the user’s eyes and ensures that the handset does not get locked while they’re looking at it. Another convenient function is S Voice, an ‘advanced natural language user interface,’ which obeys voice commands for certain tasks.
The Samsung Galaxy S III release date and price haven’t been spelled out clearly as yet. All we know is that it should be coming to Europe towards the end of this month, after which global availability will follow.