Finally the Galaxy S III Smart Phone was launch in India on 31-05-2012 amongst a large audience who also have had a hands-on on the most speculated device of the year. The Samsung Galaxy S III tagged as the ‘next galaxy phone’ has finally arrived to the consumers for purchase at the nearest store around you and for Samsung today is the biggest day for the company as its launched in 28 countries around the world, history in the company’s profile. This would be launched in more than 150 countries by the end of the July 2012 covering more than 500 carriers. Galaxy S III was the phone with more than 12 millions pieces been ordered all around the world just within 20 days before it broke out in United Kingdom and no other device has done it in such a big way. Now that tells the power of what Samsung Galaxy S III can bring to your life.
Samsung Galaxy S III India Launch
Samsung Galaxy S III been promoted as the phone designed for humans and its certainly is. It would be priced at Rs 43,180 as the MRP price on the box and to get discount purchase this handset at Samsung India eStore online priced at 42,500 as you can find in the following screenshots. The phone is already listed on few ecommerce stores like sulekha, flipkart at a price range of Rs 38500 to Rs 40000 which clearly means that there is a price drop expected soon. The advantage of doing a Pre-Order / buying it from Samsung eStore is that you get a HM 1700 Mono Bluetooth Black headset along with Rs 1799 worth a flip cover for S3 for free of cost bundled in the package.
The Final Order page where the Rs 2000 which were earlier taken from customers as advance was deducted as the balance amount of Rs 40500 was charged.
The Samsung Galaxy S III powered with quad core processor from the Exynos processor and coming out with 4.8 inches Super AMOLED display screen is right now available in United Kingdom, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Europe, France, Middle East and Africa region which constitute for around 28 countries altogether. This is just the beginning as the Samsung Galaxy S III would be the first device from the Samsung Electronics which would reach around 145 countries around the globe coming out with 296 operators by the end of July 2012.
Quickly going through the specifications of Samsung Galaxy S III, it would be spotted with –
- 4.8 inches Super AMOLED display screen
- 16/32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM
- Exynos quad core processor clocked at 1.5 Ghz
- Mali 400 Mp
- 8 mega pixel camera on back side
- 1.9 mega pixel camera on front side
- Pebble blue, Marble white color variants
- 2100 mAh battery
Galaxy S III phone announced on May 3 at Samsung UnPacked event has already crossed the 10 million handset pre order, the biggest ever for a smartphone. There is a strong demand in the market and this is clear that people are lined in big queue outside the local store in London to get this phone first. Good thing is Samsung has released the delivery of it very early and they have set up new chain of retail stores called Samsung Mobile PIN placed in various stalls in London in popular destinations.
Meanwhile Samsung Electronics says that Galaxy S III handset would be with world tour of 31 days reaching New Delhi in India, Australia, China, United States, Japan, Korea and other nine cities around the world. Be sure to check out the complete specification of Galaxy S III. The sale of this device has been started via various retail outlet set up by Samsung and other retail stores in the metro cities and further it would reach other cities within a day or two. For those who have pre order this smart phone by paying Rs 2,000 in advance, they would be the first consumer to get this handset via special invitation.
Going through the various retailers around the world and various countries, what we know is –
- SFR France to Sell Samsung Galaxy S3 at 179 Euros
- Pre-Order Samsung Galaxy S3 in Australia via Mobicity at $799
- Pre-Order Galaxy S III in India at Official Samsung eStore for Rs 2000
- Pre-Order Galaxy S III in Russia at RUB 29990 for 16GB Model
Also be sure to check out the model number while you purchase this handset to ensure you haven’t got different model number Galaxy S III Versions – GT-I9300 Vs GT-I9300X Vs GT-I9300T Models. And finally coming to the price many experts says that its overpriced and we too expected to be priced more than HTC One X but less than Rs 40,000. Spending another 3,000 would be hard as One X fair better in benchmark results. However we soon might see some price drop of this device in India. And do check out more variants of the Samsung Galaxy S III as they arrives and we would be the first to let you know about this famous Samsung Galaxy phone which has crossed all the records.