Samsung Galaxy S3 – a highly anticipated SmartPhone has arrived and became one of the fastest selling pre-order phone of the year. Carphone warehouse revealed that more than 9 million pre-orders have been placed for this new Google android device. Although the retailers have asked Samsung to not to limit the numbers on the release of this SmartPhone, as thousands of customers have already pre-ordered the device.
No more speculations about Samsung Galaxy S3, as more than 800 carphone shops will stock this phone after its launch on may 29 at 7p.m. General sale will begin the same day for those who have booked already. Don’t you find it refreshing and something new that there is a huge demand for a product that is not prefaced with an ‘i’. Well, It is a great achievement for Samsung Galaxy S3 to be honoured as fast selling pre-ordered phone of the year.
“Pre-order demand for the new Galaxy S3 has surpassed expectations since the handset was first unveiled two weeks ago. The first 24 hours alone saw thousands placing their pre-order at Carphone Warehouse.” affirmed by Graham Stapleton, chief commercial officer, Carphone Warehouse. This news will further boost up the android’s operating system which already includes himself in more than half of the world’s SmartPhones. We found that more than 9 million Samsung Galaxy S3s has been pre-ordered by more than 100 carriers.
Samsung, one of the biggest Korean mobile phone company in the world has moved ahead of Nokia (long time number one company) and Apple (the biggest maker of SmartPhones). At the launch of Apple’s iPhone 4S, there was a record of pre-order of more than one million in first 24 hours of online availability of the phone to the audience. No official figures were revealed.
“The Galaxy S3 is without a doubt the fastest selling pre-order of 2012 so far. We’re gearing up for an exceptionally busy launch day at the end of this month as the handset lands on shelves at our stores across the UK.” Graham said. As per the news by Korea Economic Daily, Samsung’s factory is producing the devices at its maximum capacity that is five million S3 devices per month. Samsung launched some new features like eye tracking, where the screen stays on while the user looks at it. After this Samsung said that this device will “substantially contribute” to the second-quarter earnings. There will be free tariffs from £28 per month in the UK.
The manufacturers are hoping high that this device would replicate the success of Samsung Galaxy SII, which was around 20 million units in total.
With 4.8-inch screen, largest in the market is one of the most striking feature in this phone. The pixel density has also raised to 306ppi with a resolution of 720×1280 pixels. The phone has the ability to automatically initiate a call to the contact onscreen when the phone is held up on the user’s face. Another feature is voice control, similar to Apple and offers 50 GB online storage capacity via Dropbox.com (Online partner).
Samsung Galaxy S3 will be the official phone of the London Olympics, announced by Samsung Company. They said: “a limited edition showcase device enabled with Visa’s mobile payment application, Visa payWave, will be available for Samsung and Visa sponsored athletes and trialists”. LG and Sony’s SmartPhone share is falling drastically, while Microsoft’s share is below 2% globally at this time.