Samsung must be proud of their standing right now. They’re one of the biggest companies that churn out smartphone after smartphone with enthusiastic fans buying them. Nobody can deny that Samsung has a large foothold in the smartphone industry, aside from Apple.
Sure, there are great products from HTC, LG and Motorola, but the marketing efforts of Samsung is what makes them so prevalent around the world. Right now, things are looking good for them, because they just released the Samsung Galaxy S III, the sequel to one of their most popular smartphone ever, the S II.
What makes the Galaxy S III good enough to make you sell your iPhone 4S ?
Is it really that good? Let’s find out.
Before we go into the hardware (which you’ll find the usual specs of common high – end smartphones), let’s look at the software. It’s the most important part of what makes a great smartphone experience.
For the Galaxy S III, you’ll get the latest version of Ice Cream Sandwich with Samsung’s proprietary TouchWiz skin on top. It’s less of an aesthetic overhaul and more of a functionality improvement, which early reviewers liked.
TouchWiz focuses on apps that improve the whole Android experience. For example, you have S Beam. It’s a reworking of the default Android Beam. With S Beam, you’ll be able to send huge files to another phone in an instant, provided that the other phone has NFC technology. You have a large bandwidth to work with – 300 Mbps! You’ll be able to send big files like movies and music in an instant.
Other cool features include added security. For example, you need to use your voice as well as your face to unlock the handset. This doubles your security effectively. That’s because with Android’s Face Unlock, they were able to unlock a phone by just using a picture or a look alike. Now thieves can’t!
While much of the software still remains a mystery, the hardware of the Galaxy S III is a menace.
It features a roomy 4.8 inch screen with Super AMOLED display. Everything looks great as you’d expect from a high – end Samsung smartphone. Aside from that, it also has a powerful resolution of 1280 by 720 pixels. It looks really nice and things such as text and icons look sharp. We bet that all your apps will also look amazing. Better sell your iPhone 4S right now, because its screen can’t match the S III.
Not only that, it’s also slim like its predecessor, measuring only at 0.34 inches. It also measure 5.4 inches in height and 2.8 inches in width.
Though it feels and looks large, its slimness allows you to put it in your pockets easily.
Aside from that you get HSPA+ speeds for the unlocked version of the S III. For those looking for 4G LTE, don’t worry. You’ll just have to wait until it lands on big carriers such as AT&T and Verizon.
While there isn’t a U.S release for the Galaxy S III yet, the phone is looking good already. Everyone’s raving about the overall quality of the phone. You should sell your iPhone 4S right now and get the S III when it hits the stores. You’ll surely be impressed.
About the Author:
Leslie Bass is a 26 years old freelance writer and blogger from Fayetteville, NC who specialize writing about technology and gadgets. She is a geek and enjoying writing about it.