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Sprint's ad for Samsung Galaxy S III shows off S Beam feature

0. phoneArena 07 Sep 2012, 06:54 posted on

Sprint's new ad for the Samsung Galaxy S III shows off the S Beam feature on the phone, allowing users to share files by merely tapping another S Beam enabled handset; that's only part of the story as Sprint's unlimited data is another focus of the spot...

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posted on 07 Sep 2012, 06:59 8

1. SlimSoulja86 (Posts: 642; Member since: 03 Nov 2011)


Good Ad

posted on 07 Sep 2012, 08:34 4

7. robot9001 (banned) (Posts: 25; Member since: 06 Sep 2012)


i dont know why people buy sgs3. materials r cheap plastic. phone is just not portable. put it in a jeans pocket and sit down and thats it

posted on 07 Sep 2012, 08:38 3

8. Aeires (unregistered)


Name a phone you can put in your pocket and not risk damaging.

posted on 07 Sep 2012, 08:42 2

10. networkdood (Posts: 5513; Member since: 31 Mar 2010)


RAZR phone

posted on 07 Sep 2012, 08:44 1

11. robot9001 (banned) (Posts: 25; Member since: 06 Sep 2012)


any 4.3 inch screen phone or less. anything bigger than 4.3 is statistically proven unpractical as a phone

posted on 07 Sep 2012, 08:48 5

12. wassup (Posts: 565; Member since: 23 Jun 2011)


Dude, STFU, which statistics? It is statistically proven that you are an idiot.
People go to it because it's the best phone around till the s4 comes out.
If you have the hands of a 12 year old then you fail

posted on 07 Sep 2012, 08:51 1

13. robot9001 (banned) (Posts: 25; Member since: 06 Sep 2012)


i had 12 flagship phones. including HTC exec (bet u dont know about it), iphone, wp7. come at me bro. i am at another level

posted on 07 Sep 2012, 08:57 4

14. wassup (Posts: 565; Member since: 23 Jun 2011)


Doesn't change the fact that you still have the hands of a 12 year old

posted on 07 Sep 2012, 08:59 1

15. robot9001 (banned) (Posts: 25; Member since: 06 Sep 2012)


oh yeah? that not what your ##@##$@# said

posted on 07 Sep 2012, 09:02 4

16. e.wvu (unregistered)


I have an S3 and fits in my pocket pretty well. I'm sitting down right now and, nope no damage.

posted on 07 Sep 2012, 09:06 1

17. wassup (Posts: 565; Member since: 23 Jun 2011)


Aww, is the widdle boy mad that his hands are too small to use the best phone around?
I can use the S3 perfectly and comfortably without any problems, you get used to it.
You can always do hand surgery to get bigger hands if you're insecure about your hands you know ...
Oh and btw, trying to abuse family, what are you? 12?... oh wait, you are.

posted on 07 Sep 2012, 09:10

18. robot9001 (banned) (Posts: 25; Member since: 06 Sep 2012)


leave me alone. stop bullying me! i will not drop my spaghetti here

posted on 07 Sep 2012, 09:14 1

19. wassup (Posts: 565; Member since: 23 Jun 2011)


Ha ha, the widdle boy is mad ... aww, and btw if you damage phones by just putting phones in your pocket and sitting down, stop wearing skinny jeans! If you're a boy, it's inappropriate unless you're you're 12. Oh wait ...
Btw, drop spaghetti? WTF?

posted on 07 Sep 2012, 09:18

20. robot9001 (banned) (Posts: 25; Member since: 06 Sep 2012)


people from our "fight club"....thumbs up my comment if u know what "drop spaghetti means". remember rules 1 & 2

posted on 07 Sep 2012, 09:42 1

23. wassup (Posts: 565; Member since: 23 Jun 2011)


Well played, but it still doesn't change the fact that you have 12 year old hands

posted on 07 Sep 2012, 09:55 1

26. EclipseGSX (Posts: 1471; Member since: 18 Oct 2011)


He means his bowl of spaghettios his mommy made him

posted on 07 Sep 2012, 10:40 2

27. Jobes (Posts: 364; Member since: 27 Oct 2011)


I have put every phone I have owned in my back pocket.. sitting, standing.. never had any problems its no different than my wallet, never broken a phone from it being in my pocket. To say its unpractical is just silly, A good bit of us men have big hands and big pockets and don't have any issues. :) and doing things on a larger phone like watching videos or surfing the web tends to be much better than on a smaller phone just sayin.

posted on 07 Sep 2012, 09:54

25. hosker (unregistered)


I use my galaxy s2 4.5" in my rear pocket,but usually just be holding it. I find it very umcomfortable in front pockets(unless i remove the case which is not much of a difference).

I saw a girl typing on her galaxy s3 yesterday with both hands, it was like she couldnt reach the top letters with just 1 hand.

I dont want to get "used to a phone" or wear baggy pants.i want the phone to be comfortable period.and the s3 will be the best phone till the note 2 comes out, lets be real the only thing that changes is the screen size and the name. So we can say the s3 is an old phone already.

posted on 07 Sep 2012, 10:43 1

28. buggerrer (Posts: 282; Member since: 21 Sep 2011)


i've had the sgs3 for over a month and it fits in all my pockets, sounds like you just want one and are jealous.

posted on 07 Sep 2012, 10:50 1

29. Mightymack (Posts: 73; Member since: 16 Jul 2010)


Must be one of those skinny jeans guy

posted on 07 Sep 2012, 10:52 1

30. groupsacc (Posts: 232; Member since: 28 Feb 2012)


lol was that the best you could come up with? "put in a jeans pocket and sit down" i'm not even gonna bother reading further down from here.

posted on 07 Sep 2012, 12:14 1

34. RapidCat (Posts: 351; Member since: 12 Jun 2012)


why people complain, i have one and i don't care the build, what inside the plastic matter

posted on 07 Sep 2012, 13:43

37. hosker (unregistered)


I had the s1 and now the s2,not jealous just had enough of samsung FOR NOW.

posted on 07 Sep 2012, 21:28

43. voxmarc (Posts: 299; Member since: 22 Aug 2012)


i got a big d**k and i need big phone.....i don't need barbie phone!

posted on 07 Sep 2012, 09:42 1

22. Mxyzptlk (limited) (Posts: 2846; Member since: 21 Apr 2012)


Not really an original feature. ICS introduced the Android Beam feature which is what S-Beam is based on.

posted on 07 Sep 2012, 07:00 3

2. ohmygot (Posts: 2; Member since: 05 Sep 2012)


That's really creepy

posted on 07 Sep 2012, 07:09 1

3. networkdood (Posts: 5513; Member since: 31 Mar 2010)


Why is this a news article - we all know Samsung GS3 has the S-Beam...same commercial on any other major carrier.

posted on 07 Sep 2012, 07:31 1

4. networkdood (Posts: 5513; Member since: 31 Mar 2010)


ahhh, man...someone minused me and now I am sad :-(

posted on 07 Sep 2012, 07:53 2

5. adi4u4882 (Posts: 135; Member since: 10 Jan 2012)


That's thumbing down bro :)
Not minused or something else

posted on 07 Sep 2012, 08:41

9. networkdood (Posts: 5513; Member since: 31 Mar 2010)


true...lol

posted on 07 Sep 2012, 08:26 1

6. joey_sfb (Posts: 1973; Member since: 29 Mar 2012)


i don't know about S-Beam till i saw the Sprint Girl Ad.

Good Ad btw.

posted on 07 Sep 2012, 16:52

38. networkdood (Posts: 5513; Member since: 31 Mar 2010)


seriously? Where have you been? Under a rock?

posted on 07 Sep 2012, 09:41 1

21. Mxyzptlk (limited) (Posts: 2846; Member since: 21 Apr 2012)


Doesnt seem as functional in my humble opinion.

posted on 07 Sep 2012, 09:46 2

24. wassup (Posts: 565; Member since: 23 Jun 2011)


It's good if you have 2 S3s , sending all that HD video through Bluetooth would take time otherwise lol

posted on 07 Sep 2012, 11:46 2

32. Savage (Posts: 431; Member since: 28 Jul 2012)


Why don't you wait for another 5-50 years till it comes on iPhone? And then we can go around boasting its the best thing ever since automatic flushing toilets.

posted on 07 Sep 2012, 12:06

33. E.N. (Posts: 2218; Member since: 25 Jan 2009)


I'm pretty sure that's not even how S Beam works. And It's really not that amazing of a feature.

I know I'm probably going to be attacked for this, but other than having good specs, I don't think there's anything exceptionally amazing about the SIII. S Beam is not very useful (and doesn't it only work w/ Samsung devices?), pop up play is stupid, etc.

It's just another android device to me.

posted on 07 Sep 2012, 12:42 2

35. wassup (Posts: 565; Member since: 23 Jun 2011)


Listen, E. N, I wanna know what you want from the S3? Holographic projectors?
It is the best smartphone around. That is why it's special.
What is so special about the 4S? Just another feature phone to me

posted on 07 Sep 2012, 19:28

41. E.N. (Posts: 2218; Member since: 25 Jan 2009)


Just as long as you guys know that the phone is not "revolutionary." It's basically just the latest Android device with the latest specs. The only thing remotely new and exciting is smart stay. And even that is somewhat underwhelming.

And why are we talking about the 4S again? I thought we were talking about Samsung's features.

posted on 07 Sep 2012, 21:08 1

42. wassup (Posts: 565; Member since: 23 Jun 2011)


It's definitely more innovative than the 4S was.
And we're talking about the 4S because you think that it is 'revolutionary '... just showing you that it's not.
Oh and btw, I'm willing to bet as soon as apple copies Samsung with their iBeam app they'll release for their NFC phones, you'll be talking about how revolutionary it is.

posted on 07 Sep 2012, 21:30

44. voxmarc (Posts: 299; Member since: 22 Aug 2012)


yeah right...but if iPhone have this feature it would be awesomeness.....like the website a big fruitty fan!

posted on 07 Sep 2012, 10:52 2

31. x88yunkw (Posts: 55; Member since: 20 Aug 2012)


dont try to convince others which OS is better. individual has different mindset, diff opinion and so on.

posted on 07 Sep 2012, 13:14

36. zekes (Posts: 201; Member since: 14 Aug 2012)


i dont like it

posted on 07 Sep 2012, 16:53

39. networkdood (Posts: 5513; Member since: 31 Mar 2010)


Android beam is like S beam, right?

posted on 07 Sep 2012, 17:39

40. quakan (Posts: 1079; Member since: 02 Mar 2011)


It reminds me of bump.

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