Samsung has already stated about the availability of Samsung Galaxy S III in Canada via all major telecom operators, however the availability with release date hasn’t be officially acknowledged. We also don’t know that if the Canadian version will have a different hardware. What we do know is that the Canadian version of Samsung Galaxy S III will be having LTE chip on-board. The European version of Samsung Galaxy S III will be without LTE unlike the North American version, and is set to release on May 30th of this month.
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Samsung Galaxy S III has dimensions of 136.6 x 70.6 x 8.6 mm with a weight of 133 grams. The display is 4.8 inch Super AMOLED Plus 16 million colors capacitive touchscreen with corning gorilla glass 2 serving as protection. It can render a resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels. The CPU of Samsung Galaxy S III is very powerful with Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A9 serving as processor and Mali-400MP forming the graphics rendering engine with 1 GB of RAM. The slow word is definitely not in the list of Samsung Galaxy S III.
Further, the device has Accelerometer Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Touch sensitive controls, Gorilla Glass display, Gyro-sensor, Barometer, RGB Sensor, NFC, MicroSIM card support only, HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps, 4G (Canadian version will have), Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n with DLNA. Wi-Fi Direct and Wi-Fi hotspot, GPS with AGPS, Bluetooth 4 with A2DP profile, and is powered by a generous 2100 mAh battery. Samsung Galaxy S III has 8 MP rear camera with 2MP front camera for videocalling. It should be a very good snapper with lots of settings to play around.
- Samsung Galaxy S III – Full Phone Specifications with details of Availability