It is launched officially by Samsung in London just before few minutes.
Although it comes up with the same 8MP camera (but improved, will talk about that later) which is frustrating for photographers.
There are lot of cool features to check for, on this cool slim & sleek beast!
Design: Size,Shape and Form factor
The phone comes with the same samsung plastic design in two colors (Marble-black and white) many users are upset with the plastic design but still it is well enough to look cool. And plastic design helps it to weight only 133 grams.
The phone is very slim with the dimension of 136.6 x 70.6 x 8.6 mm. The galaxy s3 has carved edges on all four ends unless being less carved as in S2. The overall design of the galaxy s3 is good enough.
CPU: The phone has the greatest processor available so far in the samsung basket i.e. Quad-core 32nm ARM Cortex A9 1.4 GHz
processor, Exynos 4212 Quad chipset
GPU: It has a gentle Mali-400MP gpu.
The new beast comes with the same Super AMOLED plus capacitive touchscreen display, which is 4.8″ this time and has 16M-color HD (720 x 1280 pixels) , scratch resistant Gorilla Glass on display continue preventing your phone from scratches.
Many expected a 12 MP camera on this new flagship device but were disappointed to see the same 8MP camera, But we cannot under estimate this camera and cant compare this with other old 8mp camera phones. As they do lot more, camera shutter time in this new phone is
The 1.9MP front facig camera is also v usefull as it is not just strict for video calling, it is used for face detection and eye ball movement recogniser which is one of the finest feature of this phone.
The phone features the latest available Android operatig system version. I.e. 4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich) and it can be updated to Jelly Bean when ever the Google releases it officially.
16/32/64GB storage variants are available with microSD card slot. It has only 1 GB RAM which is not an advance comparing with s2.
The phone features NFC which is newly implemented nowadays in smartphones. Wi-Fi a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot, other than this it has Bluetooth 4.0+HS, standard microUSB , GPS, 3.5mm audio jack,FM radio, TV-out and
USB-On The Go : It is a feature by which you connect USB flash drives, digi cams, mouse, keyboard etc devices to your phone using a small microUSB to USB converter cable.
The phone has powerful 2100 mAh battery which gives fair battery backup.
It has the same samsung TouchWiz 4.0 user interface, which is one of the easy to use, popular android UI.
It also has DivX/XviD codec support, built-in accelerometer, multi-touch input, proximity sensor, gyroscope sensor, Swype text input, RGB light.