Samsung Reveals Galaxy S III
Updated: added info about availability, updated again
Samsung today announced the Galaxy S III, its new global flagship phone for 2012. The phone sports rounded design, 4.8-inch Super AMOLED HD display, 8-megapixel main camera, 2-megapixel front camera, and NFC. It runs Android 4.0 with a new version of Samsung TouchWiz that trims back some Samsung's earlier customizations, while adding smart features, such as using the front camera to keep the screen lit as long as the user is actually looking at the phone. It also sports automatic facial recognition in photos taken, linking them to contact photos in the phone, enabling easy sharing and album grouping by person. The phone sports a glass front with gently rounded edges and a coated polycarbonate back plate. The international version sports a quad-core Samsung processor and will be available in two colors and three sizes of internal memory: 16 GB, 32 GB, and 64 GB. It will also support SDXC memory cards, up to 64 GB, for up to 128 GB total storage. Samsung said that a version of the S III will be available for U.S. LTE networks in June.
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Hands-On with the Samsung Galaxy S III
Samsung today announced the Galaxy S III, its global flagship phone for 2012. We spent a bit of time with it.
Galaxy S III Hits Sprint and T-Mobile USA June 21
Sprint and T-Mobile USA today announced that the Samsung Galaxy S III will be available online and in stores starting June 21. Both carriers will sell the white and blue colors in 16GB and 32GB variants for $199 and $249, respectively.
Verizon's Galaxy S III Goes Up for Preorder June 6
Verizon Wireless today announced that customers wishing to preorder the Samsung Galaxy S III will be able to do so starting at 7AM on June 6. Verizon will offer both the marble white and pebble blue versions, with either 16GB or 32GB of storage for $199 and $249, respectively.
Samsung Tweaks Music Hub, Offers 50GB of DropBox
Samsung today announced during the launch of the Galaxy S III that it has refreshed its Music Hub for the new phone. The Music Hub will provide a streaming service to a single phone/tablet for $9.99 per month or to four devices for $12.99 per month.
U.S. Cellular Won't Sell Galaxy S III Until July
U.S. Cellular today announced that it will begin accepting preorders for the Samsung Galaxy S III starting June 12, but the device itself won't be available online and in stores until some time in July.
this phone is good smartphone
will it ever come to Sprint?
Not as bad of a wait for the SIII as it was for the SII
This is just fine! Hope Verizon doesn't screw with it too much! S4 processor would be just fine with me, just load webpages fast, that's all I ask of a processor!