The Next Galaxy is official, say hello to the Samsung Galaxy S III

The wait is finally over people. Samsung has announced its next Galaxy flagship device, the S III. After a whole month of non-stop rumours, the device has been finally revealed at the special event in London.

The new smartphone is pretty sleek and has a 4.8 inch HD Super AMOLED display with 1280×720 resolution, 1.4GHz quad-core processor, 1GB of RAM, 16/ 32GB User memory, an 8MP camera and a 1.9MP front camera Android 4.0, Ice Cream Sandwich, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, NFC a chunky 2,100mAh battery and will be supporting 4G LTE network. All of these high end specs are packed in a slim 8.6mm thick body.

The GALAXY S III features ‘S Voice,’ which is Samsung’s latest advanced natural language user interface, to listen and respond to your words. In addition to allowing information search and basic device-user communication, S Voice let’s you control and command the device with your voice. You can use S Voice to play your favorite songs, turn the volume up or down, send text messages and emails, organize your schedules, or automatically launch the camera and capture a photo and so on.

The smartphone will be available will be available in Europe first on the 29th of May, 30th May in the UK (pre-orders already up) and will roll out to other markets later. The smartphone will also be available on the 4G LTE network in specific regions.

Samsung GALAXY S III Specifications


2.5G (GSM/ GPRS/ EDGE): 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz
3G (HSPA 21Mbps): 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz
4G (Dependent on market)


4.8 inch HD Super AMOLED (1280×720) display


Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich)


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, BIS


Codec: MPEG4, H.264, H.263, DivX, DivX3.11, VC-1, VP8, WMV7/8, Sorenson Spark
Recording & Playback: Full HD (1080p) 


Codec: MP3, AMR-NB/WB, AAC/AAC+/eAAC+, WMA, OGG, FLAC, AC-3, apt-X

Additional Features

S Beam, Buddy photo share, Share shot
AllShare Play, AllShare Cast
Smart stay, Social tag, Group tag, Face zoom, Face slide show
Direct call, Smart alert, Tap to top, Camera quick access
S Voice
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


WiFi a/b/g/n, WiFi HT40
Bluetooth® 4.0(LE)


Accelerometer, RGB light, Digital compass, Proximity, Gyro, Barometer


16/ 32GB User memory (64GB available soon) + microSD slot (up to 64GB)


136.6 x 70.6 x 8.6 mm, 133g


2,100 mAh

Check out the images of the Samsung Galaxy S III here.