Samsung Galaxy S III hands-on is out

Samsung Galaxy S III hands-on is out
The Samsung Galaxy S III is out and it’s a treat with a quad-core Exynos processor, a gorgeous 4.8-inch HD Super AMOLED display and an 8-megapixel camera, but there’s nothing like seeing the handset in live action. Samsung this time took care of this and posted a full hands-on video review of the Galaxy S III, walking you through the most interesting new features of the handset.

The Galaxy S III hands-on goes through the design with natural curves, the screen, new TouchWiz interface, performance that has improved from the S II, the pop-up play feature that allows you to have a movie on top of everything you’re doing, the burst shot that allows you to snap 20 pictures quickly, and direct call.

Check it all out below and let us know - is the Galaxy S III what you expected it would be?

source: Samsung Tomorrow

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Galaxy S III
  • Display 4.8" 720 x 1280 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 1.9 MP front
  • Processor Samsung Exynos 4 Quad, Quad-core, 1400 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 2100 mAh(11.60h 3G talk time)

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56 Comments

1. idanielx

Posts: 22; Member since: Feb 23, 2012

that beautiful screen

2. CivicSi89

Posts: 349; Member since: Jul 23, 2011

That sexy body.....

47. GALAXY-S

Posts: 701; Member since: Jun 07, 2011

Yup agreed i like the phone im def getting it!

54. CivicSi89

Posts: 349; Member since: Jul 23, 2011

I wonder who gave me all the thumbs down? i didnt say anything bad! And yea same here. Im getting it as well!

3. alan_1230

Posts: 86; Member since: Apr 22, 2012

such a good phone can't wait to get the white phone im a dude and what looks elegant in white:)

4. slickytru5

Posts: 10; Member since: May 03, 2012

Love it....

5. taz89

Posts: 2014; Member since: May 03, 2011

looks like my next phone

6. joeymk

Posts: 101; Member since: Jan 26, 2012

HTC ONE X is much better.

14. ananya22

Posts: 93; Member since: Apr 23, 2012

i am a htc fan like you brother but you have to admit you're wrong

20. ngo2dd

Posts: 896; Member since: Jul 08, 2011

no even close. It look like a naxus

24. jove39

Posts: 2147; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

You mean looks better?

35. Oxygen

Posts: 125; Member since: Mar 29, 2012

how exactly?

49. Lucas777

Posts: 2137; Member since: Jan 06, 2011

i agree as far as looks... i prefer the look of the one x much more... the shape of the III just doesnt look like a commanding phone.. too bubbly or something

50. GALAXY-S

Posts: 701; Member since: Jun 07, 2011

The one x is nice but that sense kills it! and also that it doesnt have external SD or removabel battery oh and heavier too! Oh yea and pain in the ass when trying to root or change roms on HTC phones! The s3 stands up to its name Its better than all other out there

7. Tmachaveli

Posts: 425; Member since: Apr 01, 2011

This is the phone to have

8. md227a

Posts: 229; Member since: Mar 20, 2012

I might just go back to HTC and get the one X, the GS3 interface just isnt doing it for me. A few cool features like direct call and the S bean but thats about it.

9. rallyguy

Posts: 620; Member since: Mar 13, 2012

So is this screen better than the SG2 Super AMOLED plus?

10. DIYguy

Posts: 190; Member since: Feb 27, 2011

It's nice to see that manufacturers are aiming for "humanity" etc.

11. ty1827

Posts: 1; Member since: May 03, 2012

At first, I felt a little bit disappointed, but now I begin to love it :D

12. sorcio46

Posts: 435; Member since: Jul 27, 2011

Finally a decent TouchWiz by Samsung :D !

13. Zumo911

Posts: 22; Member since: May 02, 2012

so the US version will have the exynos chip instead of the s4 right?

17. gwuhua1984

Posts: 1237; Member since: Mar 06, 2012

you mean s4 instead of exynos

15. adjou

Posts: 106; Member since: Jul 06, 2010

How is that alarm going to wake me up... Soothing sound is just going send me back to sleep

18. tedkord

Posts: 17410; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

If its android, you can just put your own alarm sounds on the sd card.

16. tedkord

Posts: 17410; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

That was a silly video. "Inspired by nature. Infused with human emotion." I mean, nice liking phone, and looks so smoooooooth. But, the guy reading that copy was very stiff, and the dialogue was ridiculous. Now, the direct call is interesting, s beam less so. We'll just have to wait and see how Verizon castrates it. I figure half the onboard storage, a s**tload of bloat and licked down functionality - the typical Verizon moves.

19. rockstarlive

Posts: 307; Member since: Oct 19, 2011

I kinda like the blue. Not many high end phones come in that color. Specs are nice. Not sure if the quad core will work with LTE????. I wanna see benchmarks.

21. biophone

Posts: 1994; Member since: Jun 15, 2011

The phone is too big and ugly the blue is ugly touchwiz is ugly and not exynos in the us. I am a little disappointed but my expectations where too high but the phone looks great but not for me. Can't wait for moto's response.

33. JBz007

Posts: 63; Member since: Mar 02, 2012

I think Samsung left some room for the Razr HD to shine. Rumored specs for that are right up there with the GS3.

43. biophone

Posts: 1994; Member since: Jun 15, 2011

Razr maxx hd i would prefer over this

45. KingKurogiii

Posts: 5713; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

yeah, i think the best bet against the GSIII at this point is the Droid Razr MAXX HD being by Motorola which means reliability in many areas, some directly over Samsung and their impressive manufacturing process which allows them to use extremely large sized batteries which are going 1200mAh over the GSIII's stock battery size (i don't know if it even has a removable battery but it seems unlikely) and not only that but Motorola's implementation of ICS is nearly an entirely stock experience (which has hits & misses in this case) and the Razr series just looks better in mine and i'm sure in most people's opinion. don't get me wrong, the GSIII is a very impressive phone and i'm just saying the Razr MAXX HD may be the only one for a while with a chance against it...

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