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Samsung Galaxy S III Hands-on

0. phoneArena 03 May 2012, 17:29 posted on

There she is, folks, the phone that we've been waiting for so long has finally arrived - the Samsung Galaxy S III itself! Introduced at a glamorous event in London, the Galaxy S III comes to freshen up Samsung's flagship Android handset offering, and it really brings a ton of new features...

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posted on 03 May 2012, 17:49 7

5. gwuhua1984 (Posts: 1237; Member since: 06 Mar 2012)


I think the UI looks way better than ever. I love the clock on the lock screen.

posted on 03 May 2012, 17:54 5

6. Non_Sequitur (Posts: 1111; Member since: 16 Mar 2012)


Look at Ray S. over here comparing the SGSIII to the iPhone 4S first. :P

posted on 03 May 2012, 17:54 4

7. matrix_neo (Posts: 334; Member since: 03 Nov 2011)


I don't care if most of you disappointed coz it some or never met your expectations., I still like the new galaxy s 3. Samsung has done something that make it differentiate itself from other android phones.. each of us has its own preference and needs in a phone, added features in s3 really give a nice impression. Lets just wait once it is released, it might change your wrong impression. Nice job Sammy..

posted on 03 May 2012, 17:55 4

8. Saamic (Posts: 119; Member since: 20 Feb 2012)


The UI of motorola's phones looks the nicest in my opinion.

I just like more edgy artificial futuristic UIs

posted on 03 May 2012, 17:58 5

9. shamataa (Posts: 218; Member since: 07 Dec 2011)


I really like it. The white one looks cool

posted on 03 May 2012, 17:58 12

10. Cosmo (Posts: 32; Member since: 03 May 2012)


what an ugly phone.. disappointing.. HTC One X nailed it.. but nothing can still beat Apple and BlackBerry when it comes to hardware.. NOKIA's catching up too.. at the end of the day, it's not just the processor nor the OS because how the fone looks like still matter A LOT..

posted on 03 May 2012, 18:03 7

13. rallyguy (Posts: 620; Member since: 13 Mar 2012)


The Iphone was passed awhile ago. Now it has to play catch up.

posted on 03 May 2012, 18:55 2

24. sun0066 (Posts: 142; Member since: 12 Feb 2011)


what a foolish comment. after all it look really good and specs wise .

posted on 03 May 2012, 19:40 3

31. Mario1017 (Posts: 336; Member since: 04 Sep 2011)


how is it a foolish question? 1. it isnt a question, 2. the s3 is really ugly, everyone can agree on that

posted on 03 May 2012, 19:47 5

33. taz89 (Posts: 2014; Member since: 03 May 2011)


Ugly to one person can be beautiful to another... Design and look is opinion based and not fact...So. E have said they like it and some said they don't.

posted on 03 May 2012, 22:06 2

45. chadrick0814 (Posts: 209; Member since: 23 Nov 2011)


Thanks for speaking for everyone.

posted on 03 May 2012, 22:16 2

46. ananya22 (Posts: 93; Member since: 23 Apr 2012)


You fool do you even know what hardware is? Guessing from your stupid comment i am guessing by hardware you mean the body and the looks of the phone. hardware means the screen,processor,camera, ram , memory. i dont know why people like you who dont know a thing comment. The only people who come anywhere close to the hardware on samsung phones is htc and motorola. and apple is ok but nokia and blackberry put s**t hardware in there in their phones. this is in response to comment no. 10 by a stupid jack***

posted on 03 May 2012, 18:02 5

12. andro. (Posts: 1999; Member since: 16 Sep 2011)


Im actually not that impressed with the design,it very so-so. The features and the spec are very impressive though. I'll have to wait till i have it to test in my hands in a couple of weeks before i make my judgement.

One thing i do wish they had made made better were samsungs icons,however the beauty of android is you can change icons to any style you like!

posted on 03 May 2012, 18:03

15. EarnYourLeather (Posts: 87; Member since: 14 Feb 2012)


Great, how's the battery?

posted on 03 May 2012, 18:13 2

16. deeoh1084 (Posts: 50; Member since: 30 Dec 2009)


wow it looks better than i expected to be i really didn't
expect much about the looks but wow this really blew my mind
i love it!!! June here i come!!! i hope at least one of the US
Versions will come with Quad Core that's really all i care about
at least ONE CARRIER has to carry the awesome Quad Core
Exynos processor at least ONE!! please!!! I like it much better
than the One X to be honest (i'm sick and tired of HTC phones'
design they all look a lot similar recently IMO) i'm not bashing HTC
b/c i own Sensation 4G!!!

posted on 03 May 2012, 18:15 7

17. TROLL (banned) (Posts: 4851; Member since: 13 Apr 2012)


What an ugly nast looking curvy phone yuck
i love the s2 design more it dosent look
modern stylish or neat or sexy ....

posted on 03 May 2012, 18:23 1

18. intos (Posts: 90; Member since: 06 Jan 2012)


i really want to know who the f... tell them that the galaxy nexus s have nice and sexy shape that they copy to galaxy s3 ???... finally i will keep my sweet bold 9900 ...

posted on 03 May 2012, 18:28

19. CivicSi89 (Posts: 348; Member since: 23 Jul 2011)


So. This new Exynos Chip. Can it do LTE? I know the Tegra 3 couldnt thats why we got the Dual Core version in the states. But no one has said that the ExynosX4 cant do LTE. If it can. then oh boy.... This is decimate all by just powering on!

posted on 03 May 2012, 18:28 2

20. androidornothing (Posts: 143; Member since: 26 Apr 2012)


Omg I love this phone it's so beautiful

posted on 03 May 2012, 18:42 1

21. cheeseycheeser (Posts: 413; Member since: 24 Mar 2011)


SOOOO exacited for this phone!! but it's just meh. Nothing super exciting. The UI looks worse then before IMO. But I need to see it in store. And I don't feel so great about the One X after being burned by the TBolt.

posted on 03 May 2012, 18:49 2

23. remixfa (Posts: 14255; Member since: 19 Dec 2008)


look.. its one of the nicer sgs3 articles of the day..

and its by ray S! maybe that will quell some of the ray hate... lol

posted on 03 May 2012, 18:55

25. som (Posts: 768; Member since: 10 Nov 2009)


Whoever complaints about design and looks go ahead buy a different brand if it is better than Samsung's components and features.

posted on 03 May 2012, 18:58

26. xtian1103 (Posts: 363; Member since: 11 Feb 2012)


i think taco and remixfa should instead bet on the 1st week sales of the galaxy SIII against apple's 4s. since many are saying this phone will break record sales. whatcha think?

posted on 03 May 2012, 20:27 3

40. remixfa (Posts: 14255; Member since: 19 Dec 2008)


thats a bad bet. Breaking record android sales are not breaking record sales over all. It will break android sales. When you want the top of the line iphone, you have 1 choice. when you want a top of the line android, you have like 10 choices.

However unless something drastically changes, my prediction is the galaxy4 is the first phone to beat an iphone (5 or 5s) in head to head sales.

posted on 03 May 2012, 18:59

27. protozeloz (Posts: 5396; Member since: 16 Sep 2010)


I wish the contact and call app could look better, i can change those tho.

posted on 03 May 2012, 19:21 4

29. nikhil.agrawal88 (Posts: 18; Member since: 01 Mar 2012)


definitely the most powerful..but still one the worst looking..

posted on 03 May 2012, 19:22 1

30. andyboi_ph (Posts: 101; Member since: 26 Mar 2012)


wow! , another first.. awesome feature from S3. >> "it will be looking in your eyes and since it will see that you're looking at the screen – it won't let it turn off."

posted on 04 May 2012, 01:00

52. SherlockHolmes (Posts: 125; Member since: 10 Apr 2012)


It will drain more battery as camera would be up all the time !!

posted on 04 May 2012, 03:42 1

58. andyboi_ph (Posts: 101; Member since: 26 Mar 2012)


i don't usually read for long hours on e-book so it won't be an issue to me though you're correct.

posted on 03 May 2012, 19:58 1

34. NovaRift (Posts: 2; Member since: 10 Dec 2011)


Im loving this phone, one thing i am concerned about is the fact that we will probably be getting the S4 qualcomm dual core processor here in the states... Also that phone arena hates mobile browsing. Fix your ads so that i can actually close them while browsing on my nexus or i will stick to phonedog lol

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