Reviews and Specification of Samsung Galaxy S3

Though, Korean tech giant Samsung may need to pay a huge amount(appx US$1B) to US tech emperor Apple as per US Federal Court order (battle not ended), yet, Samsung rules over smartphone market allover the world including USA. Their Galaxy S3 is a huge success in terms of business. On the contrary, many S3 users along with iPhone lovers making chaos against it's lower quality, specially about body finish and back cover.
Samsung Galaxy S3

Samsung primarily released Galaxy S3 with two normal color variation Marble White and Pebble Blue. After sometime, they've released another color variation, Garnet Red, exclusively for AT&T users. Now, they're going to release four new vibrant color variants of this smartphone. These variants likely will appear in the next month. You can see the new colors of Samsung Galaxy S3 from here.

Samsung products varies from region to region. Buyer from USA uses US variants, European buyers uses another slightly modified variants. South Asian users specially Indian customers find another customized edition of the same product. Galaxy S3 may also differs from region to region and carrier to carrier also.

Samsung captured smartphone market by lowering their gadget's price but with new and innovative technologies and a very aggressive marketing policy. Other major competitors like Apple, HTC, LG, Motorola, Nokia, Sony and Blackberry holds their respective market share with much un-compromised manufacturing and marketing policy. Maybe, now time has come to question Samsung, if they will change their business policy to deliver much more qualitative mobile phones with comparatively lower price or not. In another sense, there are many Chinese non branded or local branded mobile phones, to compare and compete with Samsung Galaxy S3. So, what's the difference??? Brand name. My dear, only SAMSUNG brand name.

Here are some salient features and specifications of Samsung Galaxy S3..

Salient features:
  • Big 4.8” Super AMOLED Display
  • Advanced 8.0 MP Camera
  • Most Advanced and Powerfull Processor
  • S Beam
  • Smart Stay

Release Period: May 2012

SIM System: Single SIM. (GSM)

Build: There are two variants of this smartphone. 1.5 GHz & 1.4 GHz Quad Core or Dual Core Processor.

*RAM: 2GB for US, CA and some EU countries and 1GB for Asian regions including India.
*In-Built Memory: 16 / 32 GB (64GB will be available soon)
*Expandable Memory: MicroSD Card support Upto 64 GB

Network: Quad Band
*2G (2.5G): GSM/GPRS/EDGE : 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz
*3G : HSPA/HSDPA : 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz
*4G : LTE : Yes, but, varies region wise

Body: Simple thin body
*Dimensions H x W x D: 136.6mm X 70.6mm X 8.6mm
*Weight: 133 gram
*Color: Marble White, Pebble Blue (Garnet Red released for AT&T customers only). But there will be four new color variants soon for all; Amber Brown, Garnet Red, Sapphire Black and Titanium Grey.

Display: HD Super AMOLED Touchscreen Display
*Size: 4.8 inch
*Type: LCD TFT Screen
*Screen Resolution: 720 x 1280 Pixels
*Display Colors: 16 Millions

Camera: Dual Camera
*8.0 MP Rear Camera with Auto Focus, LED Flash, 4x Digital Zoom with Zero Shutter Lag
*Image Resolution : 3264 x 2448 Pixels
*Features: Smile Detection, Panorama Shot, Photo Effects including Cartoon Look, Buddy Photo Share, Anti Shake, ISO, GPS Tag (Geo Tagging), HD Video Recording etc.
*1.9 MP Front CMOS Camera with Video recording

*Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth 4.0
*WLan / Wi-Fi : Yes, a/b/g/n, WiFi Hotspot HT40, WiFi Direct
*NFC: Yes, S Beam
*USB: Micro USB
*3.5mm Audio Jack

*GPRS: Yes
*EDGE: Yes
*3G: Yes
*4G: Yes
*Browser: Android Browser


FM Radio: NO

Video: MPEG4, H.263, H.264, WMV, DIVX, 3GP, MP4, AVI, WMV

*SMS: Yes, with T9
*MMS: Yes
*E-Mail: Yes, POP3 / SMTP/IMAP4
*Instant Messaging: Yes, Google Talk, ChatON

*Operating System: Android 4.0.4 ICS 
*Others: S Voice, Google+, Dropbox, Flipboard, Google Maps, Google Play Store, Youtube, Facebook, Twitter, Gmail,

Sensor: Accelerometer, RGB light, Digital compass, Proximity, Gyro, Barometer

Voice Command: S Voice, Text-to-Speech

Ringtones: Vibration, Polyphonic, MIDI & MP3

Battery: USB Chargeable
*Type: Lithium-ion (Li-ion)
*Capacity: 2100 mAh
*Stand-by Time: Upto 830 Hrs (2G) / 770 Hrs (3G)
*Talk Time: Upto 1350 Min (2G) / 700 Min (3G)

SAR Value: Highest SAR value 0.342 W/kg
** FCC and IC limits for SAR Value is 1.6 W/kg averaged over 1 gm of human tissue.

If you think that any of these information contains wrong information and need an upgrade or change, please kindly inform via comment box below. Your valuable comments will definitely make this blog rich and informative also.

**Disclaimer:Information and images collected mainly from manufacturer's website, manuals, user guides and some other online resources. Only some editorial touch given for better understanding and viewing experience. Author of this blog will not bear any liabilities on this regards.


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