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Samsung’s New Galaxy S III by the Numbers

As it kicks off an event in London, Samsung has just released details on its new flagship Galaxy S III phone. Here are the key details:

  • 4.8-inch HD Super AMOLED screen
  • Eight-megapixel rear camera and a 1.9-megapixel front camera
  • Ice Cream Sandwich version of Android
  • “S Voice” voice-recognition technology
  • Face and gesture recognition
  • Wireless sharing of content to other phones, TVs, tablets and PCs without need for Wi-Fi or cellular Internet connection
  • New picture-taking abilities, including “burst shot,” “best photo,” HDR and “recording snapshot”
  • Available starting in Europe May 29, with other markets to follow
  • As for the U.S., Samsung said it expects LTE and HSPA+ versions of the product to arrive in the U.S. this summer, though it didn’t announce carrier partners or exact timing.
  • Storage: 16, 32 or 64 gigabytes
  • Thickness: 8.6mm
  • Weight: 133g
  • Battery: 2,100 mAh
  • Colors: Pebble Blue and Marble White
  • For more on the device, check out our recap of Samsung’s London launch event.

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