This smartphone operates on Google’s Android 4.0
(Ice Cream Sandwich) mobile operating system (OS) and Samsung’s new TouchWiz Nature UX user interface. Also onboard is Wi-Fi n, Wi-Fi HT40, GPS/GLONASS support, NFC (near field communication) technology, Bluetooth 4.0, as well as a 8 MP rear-cading camera.
Using the latter this smartphone captures burst shots, take a photo whilst recording video, capture high definition HDR (high dynamic range) photos, and record full HD (1080p) videos.
“The new Samsung Galaxy SIII is lightweight without sacrificing functionality,” said Serame Taukobong, chief marketing officer of MTN South Africa. “With consumers demanding quicker connections, better performance and increased functionality, this new phone delivers all of this and more.”
“It is the perfect phone for both the professional and private phone user, it includes e-mail and on–device browsing,” added Serame.
In related news, MTN also recently extended its 2 GB internet bundle price slash promotion up until 31 July 2012, enabling the network’s customers to have high-speed internet connectivity on their smartphones
or USB modem, at over half the normal monthly cost.