Samsung Galaxy S3 was Samsung’s flagship Android based smartphone for 2012, succeeded the Samsung Galaxy S II. To be known with the model number Samsung I9300, the Galaxy S III featured a larger but crispier display than the S2, a 1.4GHz quad-core processor, Android 4.0 (Ice Cream sandwich), and a Siri challenger S-Voice. Samsung Galaxy S3 in now available worldwide including Nigeria. Samsung Galaxy S7 is the latest member of the Galaxy S Series.
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Another Quad-core powered Android
A quad-core processor has been expected for a while from Samsung, its direct competitors in the Android space like HTC and ZTE already boasting of quad-core processors. Samsung Galaxy S III meets that expectation and possibly opens the door for a few other Galaxy phones to go quad-core.
Early reviews show the interface of the Samsung Galaxy S3 to be smooth. The 1.4GHz quad-core processor is really doing its job, providing the needed power and performance to drive this super phone. Samsung Galaxy S III runs the Google Android 4.0 OS (Ice Cream sandwich) with all the new software features it brings to the table.
The Age of Massive Displays
With the success of the Samsung Galaxy Note, a mini-tablet/smartphone combo, Samsung is confident that consumers love larger displays. The Samsung Galaxy III comes with a larger display, a 4.8-inch Super AMOLED display. Despite coming with a larger display, the view is crisp, thanks to HD quality resolution (720 x 1280 pixels, 306 ppi). The AMOLED display is protected with Corning Glass 2.
8 megapixels camera
Samsung Galaxy S3 features a similar resolution camera as its predecessor. The 8 megapixels camera features full HD (1080p) video recording, Autofocus, Smile detection, and LED Flash. One difference of the two cameras is that the Gallaxy S3 can be taking photos and at the same time recording videos. It features a 2MP front facing camera with 720p HD video.
Network, Data, and Internet browsing
Samsung Galaxy S3 features HSPA+ high-speed data with up to 21Mbps downloads. However, an LTE variant is expected to ship to the United States. Outside 3G coverage users will access data services on GPRS and EDGE. Galaxy S 3 accesses wireless LAN networks on Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n with DLNA and Wi-Fi Direct support. It can also function as a Wi-Fi hotspot. The phone supports Bluetooth 4.0 and NFC.
Pricing and availability
Samsung Galaxy S3 is currently available in Nigeria. The price of the Samsung Galaxy S3 in Nigeria is ranges from N59,000 to N70,000. You can also buy the Samsung Galaxy S3 at online stores in Nigeria like Jumia
Other Specs of Samsung Galaxy S3 I9300:
- Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
- 1.4GHz Dual-Core Processor
- 1GB RAM
- 8GB/16GB/32GB built-in storage (depends on model)
- up to 64GB microSD memory
- Dropbox storage (50 GB)
- S-Voice (kind of like Siri)
- GSM Quad-band (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)
- 3G/3.5G (UMTS/HSUPA/HSDPA) 850, 900, 1900, 2100MHz
- LTE (in some regions)
- Accelerometer, digital compass, proximity, RGB sensors
- 3.5mm audio jack
- Bluetooth 4.0 with AD2P
- Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n
- Wi-Fi Hotspot feature
- unlimited contacts phonebook
- Document viewer/editor
- Stereo FM Radio with RDS
- Facebook, Twitter
- image/video editor
- Navigation with Google Maps, GPS, A-GPS
- Google Search, Gmail, Google Maps, Google Talk, YouTube
- email/push email/IM
- Music player (MP3, WAV, eAAC+, Fac)
- Video player (MP4, WMA, 3GPP)
- WAP 2.0/XHTML/HTML Browser
- Battery capacity: 2,100 mAh
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