Samsung is a South Korean company which is an Arch rival of Apple Inc. If iPhone is what the fruit company boasts about, then Samsung lays no behind, it has the Galaxy line of phones. The two phones fight neck to neck in terms of technology.

samsung galaxy s 3 reviews

Samsung Galaxy S3 so far has been a huge success for the South Korean company, producing sales of more than 20 million units worldwide since its release this summer. Though most of the sales are from the foreign markets especially Europe, the Samsung Galaxy had S3 sold more devices in America where its arch rival Apple iPhone reigns, in all major mobile carriers AT&T. Sprint and Verizon which are loyal to the iPhone. This is evident enough to show the craze for the Galaxy line of phones.

Here are some of the features that make this phone great.


  1. 3G and 4G LTE network connectivity: These are the terms International Telecommunications Union (ITU). 3G is an ITU specification, and it stands for third generation. With 3G, the bandwidth is increased to 384 kilobytes (kbps), which measures data transfer speeds. 4G is the fourth generation and enables data and streaming multimedia at higher speeds. The Long Term Evolution, or LTE, was developed by the 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP) that helps provides an increase of speeds up to 10 times more compared to 3G networks.
  2. Super Amoled Screen: Super Amoled screen provides great clarity to the videos. They offer crystal clear picture and breath taking visuals.
  3. Resolution: Resolution is the number of dots or pixels per inch (DPI). The Samsung galaxy S3’s resolution is 1280 x 720. This means it has 921, 600 DPI. So, it will be capable to display 1280 distinctive dots on each of the 720 lines.
  4. GB/RAM: The Samsung Galaxy S3 has a internal memory of 16/32/64 GB and 1 GB ram. Its card slot is  microSD, up to 64 GB .
  5.  Operating System: The OS for Galaxy S3 is Android Ice Cream Sandwich, called 4.0.4.
  6. Camera: It has great camera quality. The primary camera is 8MP and the rear camera has 1.9 MP. Other features are auto focus, LED flash.  This phone also supports image and high definition video recording at the same time and also smile detection, face detection, image stabilization etc.
  7. Battery Capacity: Samsung Galaxy S3 uses standard Li-Ion 2100 mAh battery. Stand-by of up to 590 h(2G)/ Up to 790 h (3G) and talk time of up to 21 h 40 min (2G)/ Up to 11 h 40 min (3G)
  8. Near Field Communication (NFC):  yes the Samsung Galaxy S3 supports NFC. This is a standard based short range wireless connectivity that helps the collaboration of similar devices. That are in short range. It can be divided into 4 categories.
  • Touch and go – Applications used for ticketing control where you can place your phone on the reader and it accesses the code on your phone..
  • Touch and confirm: Application for mobile payment
  • Touch and Connect: It is to connect two NFC- enabled devices to enable sharing of data such music files or contacts or synchronizing contacts.
  1. Touch and Explore:  With this app customers can explore their device and find out what service and functionalities can be availed.
  2.  Bluetooth:  It supports Bluetooth v4.0 with A2DP, EDR. It helps simplify data for synchronization.


These are some of the features that define this elegant Smart phone. Impressed already!!!


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