After many rumors and speculations, Samsung launched the Galaxy S3 smartphone on May 3rd at the Samsung Mobile Unpacked 2012 event held in London. When the device came to light, it had stunning features. As of now, none of the other smartphones have some of the features that are in the Galaxy S3. No other phone will make a call when the user takes the device near the ear. Only the Galaxy S3 can do this.
The Galaxy S3 is the most anticipated phone of the year surpassing the upcoming Apple iPhone 5. Let's see what has made the world so stunning with the launch of the smartphone. Here are some of the features that take the device above the rest.
1. Large Display
The smartphone sports a 4.8 inch Super AMOLED display with 1280 x 720 pixel resolution. This resolution is quite good for its size. It displays graphics with good quality. You will have an excellent experience with the Super AMOLED screen.
2. Direct Call
In case, you have got a message and you feel it is better to call the person than reply through message, you can use the Direct Call feature. This will start calling the person once you lift the phone near your ear or face. There is no need to tap on the display. Just lift the phone and it will call the person.
3. Smart Stay with Eye Tracking
The screen remains turned on and active as long as you are seeing it. The front camera of the phone will recognize whether you are looking at it or not. The phone will respond as per your activity. This is something completely new and it will surely make heads turn. The eye tracking Smart Stay technology works pretty well.
4. S Voice
It is a voice recognizing system like the Siri in Apple iPhone 4S. It will listen to you and act accordingly. It can control the volume, launch the camera, ckick photos, snooze alarm and more. Watch the video demonstration of S Voice feature.
5. AllShare Cast
So long, if you want to connect your smartphone to the larger screens like TV, you will have to plug in the HDMI cord. Now, the AllShare Cast in the Galaxy S3 smartphone lets you stream the content to larger screen wirelessly. This can be done through Wi-Fi.
6. S Beam
It will transfer files around 10 to 15 MB quickly between two similar devices. The S Beam is a modified version of the ICS based NFC service. It requires both the users to own a Galaxy S3 device.
7. Pop Up Play
The smartphone will play a video right on the top of any application. While using the text messaging app or chat app, the video will still play and you can place it wherever you want to. You can even resize it as per your wish. This feature is restricted for the videos stored in the device alone.
8. Buddy Share
Buddy Share will recognize your friends in the snaps that are shot using the Galaxy S3. It will will share the photos with those friends who are tagged and recognized automatically.
9. Camera shortcut
Tap on the screen and hold it and then rotate the handset to the landscape mode to activate the camera app. This is a better way to launch the camera than having it on the homescreen or opening the apps list. But, sometimes you might unnecessarily open it.
10. Smart Accessories
Samsung has launched many accessories along with the Galaxy S3 smartphone. The list includes the AllCast wireless dongle, the Wireless Charging Kit, S Pebble MP3 player, battery charging stand and flip cover. Read out article on Samsung launches accessories for Galaxy S3 for more details.
Sounds exciting isn't it? Of these features listed above, what all do you like? Please do share your thoughts with us through the comments section below.