Samsung Galaxy III GT-I9300 (S3, SIM Free/Unlocked, Garnet Red) This device takes a MicroSIM.
Inspired by Nature – Designed for Humans
It sees, Listens and Responds
Introducing the Samsung Galaxy S III (S3), this is the most advanced smartphone available, at its heart is a Quad Core Exynos processor, its brain introduces an array of new Samsung software and its body is inspired by nature, minimal and organic, designed to fit perfectly in your hand.
Samsung Galaxy S III (S3) Main Features:
Samsung Galaxy SIII (S3) Smart Features:
The Samsung Galaxy S III features a 4.8 inch Super AMOLED HD screen with a 309ppi density so will enable you to view all of your movies and photos in stunning 720p HD. At 8.6mm thick and weighing in at 133g its natural, ergonomic design makes this device one of the thinnest and smoothest devices available today whilst still remaining robust and protected by the award winning Gorilla Glass 2. Featuring an 8MP camera on the back and a 1.9MP (720p) front facing camera the S III helps to complete a market leading specification.
Samsung have added several new key software additions to the Samsung Galaxy S3. Say hello to Smart Stay, Smart Voice and Smart Alert, 3 of the main features that are designed with you in mind, to make using your device a more natural experience every day. NFC and Bluetooth 4.0 enable the Galaxy S III to transfer information in an instant.
Powered by a Quad Core Exynos processor, the Galaxy S III is fast. It will enable you to multitask, play the latest games and use even the most power consuming apps all at the same time. A redesigned version of Touchwiz (v4.0) will allow you to get the most out of Androids Ice Cream Sandwich (4.0.4).
Samsung S III SMART FEATURES - Smart enough to detect your face, voice and gestures -
The all-encompassing Samsung Galaxy S III (S3) is a Natural choice but with Samsung Smart features the Galaxy S III is the smart choice.
Direct call - Let your Samsung GALAXY S III do the work.
Samsung GALAXY S III even knows when you want to talk. When you are messaging someone and decide to call them instead, simply lift the phone to your ear and direct call will dial their number for you. No more fumbling through call logs or contacts. Let GALAXY S III do the work.
S-Voice on the Galaxy S III enables your device to give you a natural reaction, this advanced natural language user interface will not only listen to your commands but it will also respond to you, for example, When your phone alarm goes off but you need a little extra rest, just tell the Galaxy S III “snooze” – and it snoozes. This can be used for a multitude of different features, you can send a text message, organise your day or even take a photo but the overall aim is to allow you to save time on everyday tasks by just talking to your Galaxy S III.
With the innovative ‘Smart stay’ feature, the device recognises how you are using your phone – reading an e-book or browsing the web for instance – by using the front camera to identify your eyes; the phone maintains a bright display for continued viewing pleasure.
Galaxy S III understands your motions. If you are messaging someone but decide to call them instead, simply lift your phone to your ear and ‘Direct call’ will dial their number. With ‘Smart alert,’ the Galaxy S III will catch any missed messages or calls; your phone will vibrate to notify missed statuses when picked up after being idle.
S-Beam (Instant Sharing)
Samsung have provided the Galaxy S III with NFC capability, this will allow you to transfer movies, photos, music or files between 2 Galaxy s III devices, S-Beam will allow you to share large files in an instant.
Access and share all your music, videos and pictures anywhere in the world with your own virtual storage system with up to 5GB free.
Simplify any Task
Samsung TecTiles™ is the short-hand way to operate your Galaxy S III. Just program your “tiles” to automatically handle repetitive actions, like changing settings or performing certain tasks. After that, all you’ll need is a simple tap of your phone. It can launch apps, connect you to Facebook® or Twitter® or share a contact with any NFC-enabled phone.
Pop UP Play
This feature will enable on screen Multi-tasking, this will allow you to play a video anywhere on your screen while simultaneously running other tasks, meaning you will no longer need to close down your HD video when responding to a text message, checking your email or even surfing the web.
Samsung Music Hub + Gamer Hub
Samsung have also integrated both the Music Hub and the Gamer Hub into the Galaxy S III, this will allow music and games to be purchased and downloaded directly onto the device from a Samsung operated marketplace and will be filled with the latest tracks and titles. The Gamer Hub will be complete with titles that push the Quad Core GPU to its limits and enable full use of the HD screen and provide an experience not seen any other Android devices.
All Share Cast
Once your award winning title has been downloaded the Galaxy S II will not only let you play the game on the amazing 4.8 inch display, along with the All Share Cast functionality you will be able to mirror what is on your phone onto a big screen wirelessly, letting you make the most out of the Galaxy S III gaming prowess. Wi-Fi Display further enhances this experience by mirroring what is on your phone to your TV and enable you to use your phone as a controller or a remote control for movies.
Samsung Galaxy S III Camera - Features
The Galaxy S III 8MP Full HD camera allows you to capture images instantly, with a zero-lag shutter speed the images you see on screen will be the picture that is taken; this allows you to take perfectly clear moving images.
With Burst shot the camera on the Galaxy S III will capture twenty continuous frames whilst Best Photo will select the best quality 8 images taken with Burst Shot, so you know you will always have the best picture. This enhanced camera capability will also allow 720p HD videos to be taken with the 1.9MP front facing camera. The Galaxy S III also has improved backside illumination which helps to eliminate the blur that can be found in photos as a result of shaking, this will work even under low lights.
Buddy Photo-share will also allow you to manage and share your photos, this will recognise faces and links the photos to your Social Network profiles.
Samsung Galaxy SIII (S3) Technical Specification:
|Network:||2.5G (GSM/ GPRS/ EDGE): 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz|
|3G (HSPA+ 21Mbps): 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz|
|Display:||4.8 inch HD Super AMOLED (1280x720) display|
|OS:||Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich)|
|Camera:||Main(Rear): 8 Mega pixel Auto Focus camera with Flash & Zero Shutter Lag, BIS|
|Sub (Front): 1.9 Mega pixel camera, HD recording @30fps with Zero Shutter Lag, BSI|
|Video:||Codec: MPEG4, H.264, H.263, DivX, DivX3.11, VC-1, VP8, WMV7/8, Sorenson Spark|
|Recording & Playback: Full HD (1080p)|
|Audio:||Codec: MP3, AMR-NB/WB, AAC/AAC+/eAAC+, WMA, OGG, FLAC, AC-3, apt-X|
|Additional:||S Beam, Buddy photo share, Share shot|
|AllShare Play, AllShare Cast|
|Features:||Smart stay, Social tag, Group tag, Face zoom, Face slide show|
|Direct call, Smart alert, Tap to top, Camera quick access|
|Pop up play|
|Burst shot & Best photo, Recording snapshot, HDR|
|Google™ Mobile Services:||Google Search, Google Maps, Gmail, Google Latitude|
|Google Play Store, Google Play Books, Google Play Movies|
|Google Plus, YouTube, Google Talk,|
|Google Places, Google Navigation, Google Downloads|
|Connectivity:||WiFi a/b/g/n, WiFi HT40|
|Sensor:||Accelerometer, RGB light, Digital compass, Proximity, Gyro, Barometer|
|Memory:||16/ 32GB User memory (64GB available soon) + microSD slot (up to 64GB)|
|Dimension:||136.6 x 70.6 x 8.6 mm, 133g|
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