The speculation is over. Samsung revealed the Galaxy S3 handset yesterday at a launch event held in London, saying that the device would be available in Europe from the end of May before rolling out to the rest of the world.
All of the hardware specs were also made official at yesterday’s launch. The Galaxy S3 features an Exynos 1.4GHz quad-core processor that is based on ARM’s Cortex A9 chip and a 4.8-inch Super AMOLED display with a resolution of 1280 x 720. 1GB of RAM, an 8 megapixel rear and 1.9 megapixel front camera and NFC (near-field communication) support are all part of the hardware.
Internal storage can be expanded to 16GB, 32GB or 64GB with microSD cards. The entire unit weighs 133 grams and has dimensions of 136.6 x 70.6 x 8.6mm. Samsung has also included voice recognition software along with other software features.