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
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.