Samsung Posts 30M+ Galaxy S3 Sales, Further Firms up Muscle against Bitter Rival Apple
More than 30 million hands are fiddling with the Samsung Galaxy S3 at the moment, the South Korean tech giant reported over the weekend, supporting latest data from research firm IDC that showed Samsung once again reigns supreme in the global smartphone arena. REUTERS

Samsung's new flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S3, has been unveiled and the dust seems to have settled down. The device boasts a 4.8in HD Super AMOLED display with a whopping resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels and a powerful Exynos 4 quad-core processor. It packs an eight megapixels rear-facing camera with auto-focus, LED flash, touch focus, face and smile detection and image stabilisation.

The smartphone is powered by a 1.4GHz Cortex-A9 quad-core CPU and Exynos 4212 quad chipset. It contains Mali 400MP GPU which offers graphics acceleration, minimises heat dissipation and maximises battery life. It runs on the latest Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system. Luckily, the smartphone comes with three internal storage options - 16/32/64GB. It packs a Li-Ion 2100mAh standard battery. In addition, the smartphone packs plenty of special features like Smart Stay, Direct Call, Smart Alert, Social Tag and S Voice. It offers Near Field Communication (NFC), which can be used to share the content by simply tapping the devices together.

On the other hand, the Motorola could be prepping a new smartphone to battle against the Samsung Galaxy S3. The Motorola Droid Razr HD is rumoured to come with a 4.7in HD screen without physical button.

It could pack a mouth-watering 13 megapixels rear-facing camera. It is rumoured to include a whopping 3300mAh standard battery just like the Droid Razr Maxx. A leaked image of the device suggests that it could run on Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system. It could have onboard memory of 16GB with a microSD card slot with an additional memory of 32GB. The device is expected to feature LTE technology to offer faster speed. According to Slash Gear, the smartphone would be powered by a dual-core 1.2GHz OMAP 4430 processor from Texas Instruments. The company has not made any official announcement about the smartphone.

The new Galaxy S3 is expected to have an edge over other smartphones because of its powerful Exynos 4 quad-core processor.