Mobile phones these days symbolize fashion to a large extent and are an integral part of day to day life. Samsung is one of the leading manufacturers in the electronic world today who have set their ground and proved their place through their fascinating creations.
Most of us know about the Galaxy S3 which was released on the month of May 2012, in colors of Pebble Blue and Marble White. It had already crossed 10 million sale mark around the world within two months, ensuring its popularity and quality of features.
Samsung has made a smart move, releasing an Olympic Edition of the Galaxy S3. Before we take a glance onto the news in detail, let’s take a look onto specifications to refresh things up.
Specifications of the Galaxy S3
136.6 x 70.6.1 x 8.6 mm, 133 grams, Touch-sensitive controls
- 4.8 inches, Super AMOLED Plus capacitive touchscreen
- 720 x 1280 pixels, 16 million colors, Corning Gorilla Glass 2
- Android OS v4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich, Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A9
- 8 Megapixels, 3264×2448 pixels, autofocus, LED flash
- 16/32/64 GB internal storage, 1 GB RAM, microSD, up to 64GB
- GPRS, EDGE, WLAN, Bluetooth, USB, NFC
- MP4/DivX/XviD/WMV/H.264/H.263 player
- MP3/WAV/eAAC+/AC3/FLAC player
- Document editor (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PDF)
- Google Search, Maps, Gmail, YouTube, Google Talk
- Standby and Talk times of 690 hours and 16 hours approximately
The news coincides with the London 2012 Olympic Games opening ceremony. Interested supporters of Team GB can get their hands on the Galaxy S3 Olympic edition exclusively from The Carphone Warehouse starting August 1.
Simon Stanford, vice president of telecommunications and networks at Samsung said, “As a Worldwide Olympic Partner, we at Samsung want everyone to get behind Team GB and offer them support during the Olympic Games.” He also said, “We are delighted to be able to offer Carphone Warehouse customers the chance to own this exclusive London 2012 Samsung Galaxy SIII handset, combining the chance to support Team GB with owning a piece of cutting-edge Samsung technology.”
Those who are willing to purchase this exclusive edition Galaxy S3, can do so as prices are starting at only £28 per month on the Vodafone, Orange, T-Mobile, Talk Mobile, and Three networks, only in the UK. It comes with a Team GB cover as well as the original cover.
The marble white version sports a blue and red lion’s head logo, while the pebble blue model features a union jack design.