New Delhi: Samsung has finally announced the launch of its much-awaited third generation Galaxy S - the Galaxy S III smartphone.
The phone features a 4.8 inch HD Super AMOLED display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. It has an 8 megapixel rear camera with flash and zero shutter lag and a 1.9 megapixel front camera.
Weighing 133g, the phone is only 8.6 mm thick. The Samsung Galaxy S III runs Android 4.0, Ice Cream Sandwich, operating system. The new Galaxy will be powered by Samsung's quad-core microprocessor.
The phone will come in three models - 16GB, 32GB and 64GB. The 64GB model will be available soon, said the company. The memory is expandable up to 64GB, using a microSD card. The phone is engineered with a 2100 mAh battery.
The GALAXY S III features 'S Voice,' the advanced natural language user interface, to listen and respond to your words. It has a "Direct call" feature, which means 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.
The connectivity options icnlude WiFi a/b/g/n, NFC and Bluetooth 4.0(LE). Initially, the Galaxy S III will be available in Pebble Blue and Marble White. Samsung says to introduce a variety of additional color options later.
The Samsung Galaxy S III will be available from May 29 in Europe before rolling out to other markets globally.