Samsung Galaxy S III will be available for purchase through select carriers on June 21st 2012. Sprint Nextel Corporation (NYSE:S) and T-Mobile are the two carriers mentioned to provide the phones at the date of launch. The Sprint version starts at $199.99 for the 16 GB but T-Mobile has yet to release their price plans. Verizon hasn’t announced when they’re officially releasing the Galaxy on their network but they did say that it would be available for pre-order on June 6th and U.S. Cellular versions will be available for pre-order on June 12th.
The new Samsung Galaxy S III is an Android-based phone. This model features a 4.8 inch super HD AMOLED display, Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system,1.5 GHz dual-core processor, 2GB RAM, rich graphics, high-definition capabilities, eight mega-pixel rear facing camera featuring LED flash, 1.9 front facing camera, 1080p video capture, S Voice advanced natural language user interface.
This phone also takes social sharing a little further with Share Shot, a unique feature that allows users to instantly share images with groups of friends and family members all direct from the camera via WiFi. Another great social feature from Samsung is the S Beam/Android Beam that allows two users to share files, photos, and videos device-to-device.
The Samsung Galaxy S III has been highly anticipated by tech and Android fans everywhere, many more speculate that this model will prove to be a tough competitor for the iPhone 5, which has yet to be introduced to the public. Thanks to it’s Android brand of os, accessibility to hundreds and hundreds of smartphone applications, and impressive eight megapixel camera, this could be the phone or gadget of the year. It’s possible that some Apple fans may tire of the long wait and take advantage of the opportunity to try this new phone. This new phone sounds like it’s going to be a huge hit.