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Samsung Galaxy S III is finally officially announced

0. phoneArena 03 May 2012, 13:13 posted on

The Samsung Galaxy S III is finally here! After months of rumors and speculations Samsung has unveiled its 2012 Android flagship…

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posted on 03 May 2012, 14:17 10

51. EclipseGSX (Posts: 1719; Member since: 18 Oct 2011)


put a shirt on fag...

posted on 03 May 2012, 14:45 1

73. good2great (Posts: 1042; Member since: 22 Feb 2012)


best comment all day!!! bwahahaha!!!!

posted on 03 May 2012, 13:45 8

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


epic fail !!!! all this waiting for that ????? its a same bitter feeling when apple lunch the iphone 4s...

posted on 03 May 2012, 13:48 5

32. VJo003 (Posts: 359; Member since: 11 Mar 2012)


Samsung's Bubble just burst

posted on 03 May 2012, 13:52

34. archangel9 (Posts: 233; Member since: 07 Feb 2010)


Guys Guys

The phone is sexy as hell!!!!Besides that's the international version and a 4.8 display is more than enough but I wish too they had the + for the super amoled. I knew they were going to make the design off the blueprint of the GNexus but it's better esp. in white.

The US version going to be different w/(hopefully)the quadcore Exynos processor or SDragon s4 because my E4GT is looking pretty old but still going right now and the microSD expandable to 64GB!!! Sprint better get on their grind for this one because the Evo 4g LTE is taking orders 5/7

I'm really hoping myself for the sequel of the Epic 4g Touch...

posted on 03 May 2012, 14:07 2

36. dcgore (Posts: 228; Member since: 24 Feb 2012)


Disappointed. I'm more excited about the gnote. Oh well.

posted on 03 May 2012, 14:07 5

37. Xquisite (Posts: 87; Member since: 23 Apr 2012)


The phone isn't ugly, but it also isn't "breathtakingly beautiful" like the One X imo. If I had a choice I would go with the One X, but I'm on Verizon. And touchwiz is fugly. Also I don't know why people are complaining about the back of it, looks fine.

And could someone explain to me why Europe gets phones so much earlier than north/south America?

posted on 03 May 2012, 14:32

67. -RVM- (Posts: 331; Member since: 19 Oct 2011)


Because of US carriers i guess. On the other hand, Lumia 900 is first available in USA.

posted on 03 May 2012, 15:28

89. TylerGrunter (Posts: 1533; Member since: 16 Feb 2012)


It´s not all phones, for the Google Nexus series it´s Europe that has to wait a lot... Only Samsung seems to launch first in Europe.

posted on 03 May 2012, 14:08

40. vinod1761 (Posts: 1; Member since: 03 May 2012)


WOW NICE

posted on 03 May 2012, 14:11 4

42. theruleslawyer (Posts: 108; Member since: 23 Apr 2012)


The specs are nothing special given other phones being released in the market. With all the secrecy around this phone I was hoping for something that would wow us. I guess we won't know until people get hands on if S3 is anything special or just another me too phone.

posted on 03 May 2012, 14:14 1

46. Sniggly (Posts: 7305; Member since: 05 Dec 2009)


Prediction: Taco will froth at the mouth over S voice. Granted, yeah, they're throwing it on there because of Apple, but at least it sounds like they put real effort into it.

To me the greatest part is the storage capacity: 16, 32, and 64 gig versions WITH expandable storage up to 64 gigs? Most excellent choice on their part to include it. Also, it's awesome they're not screwing around with the release date this time.

posted on 03 May 2012, 14:49

77. -box- (Posts: 3991; Member since: 04 Jan 2012)


I'm glad there's finally support for 64GB MicroSD cards... picked one up on a bargain and all I've been able to use it for is ReadyBoost on my desktop. Granted, I enjoy the benefits from ReadyBoost, but I wanted it for storage, not virtual RAM

posted on 03 May 2012, 14:15

47. neero (Posts: 1; Member since: 27 Apr 2012)


I think it's great,just how I imagined it would look like (except from the back of course,which is kinda disappointing) but i love the 4,8 inch screen I'm sow getting this phone when it comes out in th CZ or SK

posted on 03 May 2012, 14:18

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


yes... now i can buy the s2. hope it would be cheaper coz of this new galaxy phone!

posted on 03 May 2012, 15:22

86. sid07desai (Posts: 290; Member since: 03 May 2012)


S2 will still cost around 500€. why not spend a 100€ more to get better phone? they're practically the same phones except S3 has better hardware..

posted on 03 May 2012, 14:20

55. xplayer (Posts: 14; Member since: 11 Feb 2012)


so is it made of same plastics or anything else???????????

plz reply

posted on 03 May 2012, 15:05

79. -box- (Posts: 3991; Member since: 04 Jan 2012)


I've been trying to find that out too. All I'm hearing is that it has a "plasticky" feel (engadget, gizmodo). Will update when I find something definitive

posted on 03 May 2012, 15:12

82. -box- (Posts: 3991; Member since: 04 Jan 2012)


From Gizmodo: "A glossy plastic coats both the front face and flat battery cover, with a particularly attractive finish on the Pebble Blue option, making it our early favorite over the Marble White. A slightly different (but still glossy) plastic follows around the edge of the device. Thankfully, the absence of a metallic chassis does nothing to hurt the feeling of quality or solidity in the build."

posted on 03 May 2012, 14:21 1

56. bubbadoes (Posts: 1147; Member since: 03 May 2012)


What's special about this BRICK...you might as well carry a tablet with voice around if you were to buy this..Kind of close in size to the Galaxy Note series....way too big...way too similiar...It has nothing more in features than the current Nexus on Sprint and VW other than bigger in size..Samsung didn't mention hardware because their is nothing new to mention...probably dual core, snap dragon to say the least.

posted on 03 May 2012, 14:22 2

57. bubbadoes (Posts: 1147; Member since: 03 May 2012)


What's special about this BRICK...you might as well carry a tablet with voice around if you were to buy this..Kind of close in size to the Galaxy Note series....way too big...way too similiar...It has nothing more in features than the current Nexus on Sprint and VW other than bigger in size..Samsung didn't mention hardware because their is nothing new to mention...probably dual core, snap dragon to say the least.

posted on 03 May 2012, 14:24

60. REYNER (Posts: 187; Member since: 10 Feb 2012)


looks expensive and made of premium materials kpop and s voice feature hmm... looks interesting.. wake and sleep mode are also impressive. i want to consider this as my next phone the curves looks very sexy and stunning i watch it live and i love the samsung's sgIII official commercial very inspiring :)

posted on 03 May 2012, 14:25 4

63. calirocker394 (Posts: 8; Member since: 03 May 2012)


Samsung just pulled a iphone4s on us!! I expected much more from samsung. Oh well... now I am waiting for the Galaxy note for t-mobile! WHO IS WITH ME!!!

posted on 03 May 2012, 15:24

88. sid07desai (Posts: 290; Member since: 03 May 2012)


yep you're right.. its basically the same thing as galaxy s2 but with better hardware..

posted on 03 May 2012, 14:28

64. Jericho (unregistered)


I was wondering if the galaxy s3 had the specs that were rumored i was gonna jump from lg's bandwagon to samsung's but the s3 is the same as optimus 4x. Am still sticking with lg. And the s voice well majel is coming and am also not a fan of voice services.
Galaxy s3 is a great smartphone but is not unique and it ain't the best.

posted on 03 May 2012, 14:29 1

65. Jericho (unregistered)


I was wondering if the galaxy s3 had the specs that were rumored i was gonna jump from lg's bandwagon to samsung's but the s3 is the same as optimus 4x. Am still sticking with lg. And the s voice well majel is coming and am also not a fan of voice services.
Galaxy s3 is a great smartphone but is not unique and it ain't the best.

posted on 03 May 2012, 14:37 3

68. -RVM- (Posts: 331; Member since: 19 Oct 2011)


After this announcement, it's obvious that only phone which really shocked people in 2012 (for now) is Nokia 808.
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I have mixed feelings about SGS3 design. Guess we should first see at least some video hands-on to judge it. What i don't like is this huge 4.8" display... that's just too much for me. On the other hand, props to Samsung for including SD card slot up to 64GBs and offering 64GB internal storage version. 2100 mAh battery is nice aswell.

posted on 03 May 2012, 16:06

93. networkdood (Posts: 6330; Member since: 31 Mar 2010)


Always like the 5" screens - not liking the display - like the edging on the phone.

posted on 03 May 2012, 14:40

71. grif_ (Posts: 61; Member since: 28 Apr 2012)


I don't know why you ppl are crying. didn't an unknown source at samsung say it would be a minor upgrade.

and as for the design. grab a pen and paper and see if you can do a better job.. seriously acting like a bunch of cry babies.

posted on 03 May 2012, 14:48

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


It's a matter of different taste. I'm sure most people will like to design a phone to their personal likings but who would have that kind of money. It's all personal thoughts, just look and don't give it too much thoughts.

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