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Samsung Galaxy S3 Review: The S3 Killers Have Arrived

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The Samsung Galaxy S3 has been lording it for a while now, but since the iPhone 5 arrived in town, there’s been a dirty fight going on. Can the S3 fend off this slinky contender to retain its top sales slot?

Samsung Galaxy S3: expert reviews explored

The Samsung Galaxy S3 media management and chipset are fabulous, but it’s taken some serious criticism for rapid battery drain and its glossy-but-tacky plastic back. It’s totally outclassed by the iPhone 5, the Nokia Lumia 920 and even some Android phones in the looks department, and this is a problem. It falls down on other fronts as well – the Nokia Lumia 920 has the best camera now, the Motorola Droid RAZR MAXX HD has the longest battery life now, and the HTC One X+ looks amazing while still providing top-notch hardware. Even the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 has turned out to be a bigger and better S3.

If you can’t decide what to go for, have a look through these handpicked Samsung Galaxy S3 reviews from its glory days. These are by those who are seriously in the know in the tech world so if this doesn’t rekindle your flame for the S3 then nothing will:

CNET says that the Samsung Galaxy S3 is for those who want a powerful phone and can afford to keep it running. If you like 3D gaming, HD streaming and full rather than mobile websites, then the S3 is for you.

T3 reckons that Android devotees will love the Samsung Galaxy S3. The nearest rival is the HTC One X, but the S3 beats it in innovations and features. You can’t forget, though, that it’s too big for some hands.

Consumer Reviews is mad about the big screen. After fiddling with the phone at the shop, they loved the well-integrated and sleek UI of the Android OS. It’s the big screen of the Samsung Galaxy S3 as well, that have tempted them away from Apple.

While the Samsung Galaxy S3 is gathering on in age and there are now a handful of other smartphones that do things better than the S3 can, none seem to have the whole package.

Alex customizes his cars and smartphones like its going out of fashion. Jumping between Korean and American, not only does Alex provide in-depth reviews but he usually hangs on to the models for some “real world testing” weeks at a time.