Samsung Galaxy S III - Hands-On Video

Samsung's next flagship mobile phone was launched at an event in London last night, where ITProPortal live blogged all the happenings from the unveiling of the Galaxy S III.

We are now publishing this very thorough, eight minute plus hands on walkthrough on video of the Samsung Galaxy S III, with a senior spokesperson from Samsung - Philip Berne, Technical Media Marketing Manager, in America.

Samsung's Galaxy S III is set to arrive on the 29th of May, with all will the major UK mobile phone networks: Three, O2, Orange and Vodafone; with the latter exclusively stocking the 32GB version, for the period of a month.

The phone runs from the latest version of the Google Android OS, in 4.0, which is also known as Ice Cream Sandwich. On-board is a new, but familiar TouchWiz UX overlay to the platform, with a series of notable apps: S Beam, S Voice, direct call, AllShare Play and AllShare Cast.

The handset is powered by Samsung's own quad-core Exynos processor, clocked at 1.4GHz, with an eight-megapixel rear-facing camera. There's also a Super AMOLED 1,280 x 720 screen, with a 1.9MP front-facing camera, situated just above the display and it is capable of HD video capture.

RAM comes in the form of 1GB, with a microSD expansion card that is backed up by three internal storage capacities of 16, 32 and 64GB.

Connectivity is provided by HSPA+ 21Mbps support, with the addition of NFC and Bluetooth 4.0.


Rob Kerr is a journalist with more than 14 years experience of news, reviews and feature writing on titles such as Wired, PC Magazine, The Register, The Inquirer, Pocket-Lint, Mobile Industry Review, Know Your Mobile and The Gadget Show. The mobile phone world is his real passion and forte, having owned a handset as far back as 1994 where he has seen them grow from just a business tool to a necessity in everyone’s everyday life.