Unboxing the Samsung Galaxy S3

Unboxing the Samsung Galaxy S3

Unboxing the Samsung Galaxy S3

Yes, we have a unit (finally) and we’ll definitely put this through the paces in the next few days! To kick things off we’ll do this unboxing post and follow through with a more comprehensive review after a week or so. Check out our unboxing as well as our initial impressions about the hardware below.

Before we get to the unboxing though let’s quickly go over the specs as a refresher.

Samsung Galaxy S3 Spec Sheet

  • Quad-core 1.4GHz Samsung Exynos CPU
  • 1GB RAM
  • 16GB/32GB/64GB internal storage, microSD expandable
  • HSPA+
  • 4.8-inch HD Super AMOLED Screen, 1280 x 720 (~306 ppi)
  • 8-megapixel Camera, records 1080p video
  • 2,100mAh removable Battery
  • OS: Android 4.0 with TouchWiz
  • S Voice (Simple and easy-to-use Voice Commands)
  • Smart Stay
  • Gesture Functions
  • 50GB of Dropbox Storage

A simple white box

It’s fascinating that after all the hype, excitement, and buzz it all came down to a simple white carton box for the Samsung Galaxy S3. It’s actually fitting since given the inspiration and zen-like theme of the phone.

The simplest box you’ll ever find for a high-end smartphone these days, lol.

To open the box just remove the tape at the bottom and pull the top lid upwards.

Nothing beats the feeling of unboxing something as gorgeous as the Galaxy S3.

If there’s one word to describe the feeling of seeing the Galaxy S3 for the first time, it’s “BOOM”. There’s a certain kind of thrill as you pause and gaze at it for a couple of seconds before you actually reach out to touch it and slowly lift it up from the box. I rarely use the word “marvelous” but that’s actually also apt because you will marvel at how beautiful, how light, and how thin it is.

There’s something about the whiteness that makes it sezzy, haha!

The Galaxy S3 is definitely one of the thinnest and lightest smartphones you’ll ever find.

Stunning.

8-MP camera at the back. The back plate is removable which means you can replace the battery if you run out. Coolness!

Here’s what the back looks like without the cover. Battery in the middle, micro-SIM and micro-SD at the bottom

Gorgeous 4.8-inch screen!

What else is in the box? Charger, USB to micro USB cable, earphones, and extra ear tips.

Full Review Coming Soon

Our full review of the Galaxy S3 will be coming soon. If you want one now you can actually get it at zero cash out from Smart at Unlimited Data Plan 2,000. You can also get one from Samsung stores at no contract for Php32,990.

If you want to read more about the Galaxy S3, click here to read our hands-on with photos and video.

PS: Unit bought from Smart Communications with Media Discount

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5 comments on “Unboxing the Samsung Galaxy S3

  1. Yiey! I Want oen of this But I Cant Afford it :/

  2. I Wish I will have a Chance to win one of this! :)) please! :)) yiey! :”> If I’ll have the chance to win this it will be the best gift I had ever get! :))

  3. kathoey

    how much is the media discount and how will you avail of such? will you just mention it to their csr and show your ID?

  4. dulfo

    Hi, would you know of available GS3 accessories like flip cover and c-pen?

    • dulfo

      I mean would you know of a local store with the above GS3 accessories. My thanks in advance.

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