Samsung's rise in the mobile phone arena in the last few years has been phenomenal. The company has truly come a long way and the success of its last two flagship smartphones played a huge role. It is in this backdrop that Samsung's latest flagship phone becomes so important to the company.When JK Shin, President and Head of IT & Mobile Communications Division at Samsung, was standing on the podium on May 3, 2012, stakes were high and everyone was anticipating a smartphone that would leave the competition behind. It was going to be the third iteration of company's much successful Galaxy S smartphone. He did unveil something that was extraordinary and full of exciting features and industry leading specifications, but will this new smartphone be able to leave the competition behind and prove powerful enough to take on Apple's upcoming iPhone and HTC's flagship One X? We will find out in this review.
Samsung Galaxy S III mobile was launched in May 2012. The phone comes with a 4.80-inch touchscreen display offering a resolution of 720x1280 pixels at a pixel density of 306 pixels per inch (ppi). Samsung Galaxy S III is powered by a 1.4GHz quad-core processor. It comes with 1GB of RAM. The Samsung Galaxy S III runs Android 4 and is powered by a 2100mAh removable battery.
As far as the cameras are concerned, the Samsung Galaxy S III on the rear packs 8-megapixel camera. It sports a 1.9-megapixel camera on the front for selfies.
The Samsung Galaxy S III runs TouchWiz UI is based on Android 4 and packs 16GB of inbuilt storage that can be expanded via microSD card (up to 64GB). The Samsung Galaxy S III is a single SIM (GSM) mobile that accepts a Micro-SIM card. The Samsung Galaxy S III measures 136.60 x 70.60 x 8.60mm (height x width x thickness) and weighs 133.00 grams. It was launched in Pebble Blue and Marble White colours.
Connectivity options on the Samsung Galaxy S III include Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth v4.00, NFC, USB OTG, FM radioWi-Fi Direct, Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL), 3G, and 4G. Sensors on the phone include accelerometer, ambient light sensor, barometer, gyroscope, proximity sensor, and compass/ magnetometer.
As of 25th March 2023, Samsung Galaxy S III price in India starts at Rs. 5,999.
|Product Name||Price in India|
|Samsung Galaxy S III (1GB RAM, 16GB) - White||₹ 5,999|
|Samsung Galaxy S III (1GB RAM, 16GB) - Garnet Red||₹ 6,599|
Samsung Galaxy S III price in India starts from ₹ 5,999. The lowest price of Samsung Galaxy S III is ₹ 5,999 at Amazon on 25th March 2023.
|Model||Galaxy S III|
|Price in India||₹5,999|
|Release date||May 2012|
|Dimensions (mm)||136.60 x 70.60 x 8.60|
|Battery capacity (mAh)||2100|
|Colours||Pebble Blue, Marble White|
|Screen size (inches)||4.80|
|Pixels per inch (PPI)||306|
|Expandable storage type||microSD|
|Expandable storage up to (GB)||64|
|Operating system||Android 4|
|Bluetooth||Yes, v 4.00|
|Number of SIMs||1|
|Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)||Yes|
|Supports 4G in India (Band 40)||No|
|Ambient light sensor||Yes|