On 3 May, Samsung has introduced its new flagship smartphone Galaxy S3. The car has a 4.8-inch display with super-AMOLED panel and HD-ready resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. Inside is a 1.4 GHz is faster quad-core processor of the type Exynos, Samsung manufactures itself. The operating system Android 4.0 comes with Samsung’s TouchWiz Ice Cream Sandwich interface to use. The S3 is just 8.6 millimeters thick and weighs only 133 grams As with the iPhone 4S is also an 8-megapixel camera built. Unlike the Apple phone, the Galaxy S3, however, a replaceable battery. Below are the slots for microSD and SIM card. The smartphone is equipped with either 16, 32 or 64 GB of memory.
Communicates with the outside world, the Samsung phone using NFC, WLAN, UMTS, HSPA + and Bluetooth 4.0. In the summer, will also come a version of LTE. However, this is due to the frequency differences are not initially in Europe in the trade.
Like the iPhone 4S, the Galaxy S3 comes with voice recognition. For the launch, it supports eight languages, including German. Unlike the Apple phone, the Samsung phone also responds to commands, without having previously only one button must be pressed. There are also some more functions to make the users life easier. If you look at a text message, for example, the smartphone to your ear stops automatically start a phone conversation with the associated contact.
The smartphone will initially be available in a white and a dark blue version. The Galaxy S3 will go on sale in late May, the retail price for the 16-gigabyte version costs 699 â‚¬. More information is available in our comprehensive pre-test for the Galaxy S3 . The following table shows again the most important technical data in a direct comparison with the previous S2.
|Specifications||Samsung S2 Galaxy||Galaxy S3|
|Dimensions||12.5 x 6.6 x 0.85 cm||13.7 x 7.0 x 0.86 cm|
|Weight||116 g||133 g|
|Display||4.3-inch, AMOLED Super Plus||4.8-inch, Super AMOLED|
|Resolution||480 x 800 pixels||720 x 1280 pixels|
|Processor||Dual-Core, 1.2 GHz||Quad-Core, 1.4 GHz|
|Main memory||1 GB||1 GB|
|Memory expansion||microSD up to 32GB||microSD up to 32GB|
|Operating system||Android 2.3||Android 4.0.4|
|Camera||8 megapixels||8 megapixels|
|Flash||Photo light||Photo light|
|Front camera||2.0 megapixels||1.3 Megapixel|
|Battery||1650 mAh||2100 mAh|
|UMTS||HSPA +||HSPA +|
|Internal memory||16 GB||16, 32 or 64 GB|
|Connections||MicroUSB, 3.5 mm jack||MicroUSB, 3.5 mm jack|
|Price (MSRP)||649 â‚¬||699 â‚¬|