10 Secret Features of Samsung Galaxy S III

10 Secret Features of Samsung Galaxy S III

By SiliconIndia   |   Wednesday, 13 June 2012, 10:48 Hrs   |    21 Comments
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Bangalore: Samsung is buzzing the smartphone market with its hottest flagship Galaxy S III – designed for humans. If there is any smartphone with can compete iPhone 4S on a global arena, then its Galaxy S III. As we all know the S III is fully loaded with unique hardware like quad-core processor, wireless charging and many more. In a previously article, we have shown you some unknown features of S III. Now we have unlocked some more secret features of this smartphone, have a look at them.

1. Screen Shots

Taking screen shots in an Android smartphone is tricky, but Galaxy S III made it very easy to capture screen shots by just swiping your palm on the screen. There are two ways to capture screen shots in S III, first is the magic palm swipe. To use this feature you just have to activate motion sensor in settings. Once the motion sensor is enabled, you just simply swipe your palm from right to left across the screen and the screenshot will be captured and saved automatically.

The second option to capture is by Android traditional way; by holding the menu and power button together.

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1: Hidden facts? lol.. wake dude!
Posted by:Deep - 04 May, 2013
2: wtf.... dumbest thing i have read ever.. and none of it is secret.give me back my time. !!!! ;-(
Posted by:willem - 22 Jan, 2013
3: Secret no 1, 3 and 8 are not secrets.. I have it on my Galaxy Note 1..!! Sounds old.. Secret no 6 is advertised! Must be a popular secret because everyone knows about it, i guess.... And Secret no 10? Seriously? Focus.. You're discussing secrets of a smartphone, not accessories! Please research, ask around, update and write something useful..
Posted by:Garv - 24 Dec, 2012
4: samsung s3 is real good
Posted by:sahiba - 17 Nov, 2012
5: This article sucks. None of these features are "secret". On the contrary, they're quite well-known. How about an artcle on how to get to true hidden features, like the debug menu?
Posted by:Psythik - 17 Oct, 2012
6: I dont think there is any such feature like shake to call.
Posted by:krish - 14 Sep, 2012
7: I had read an amazing tutorial here, http://tutznet.com/unlock-hidden-features-galaxy-s3-gt-i9300.html ... Great way to unlock hidden features..!!
Posted by:Akash - 01 Aug, 2012
8: After reading some of the comments it seems this site attracts a lot of villagers.
Posted by:Rahul - 11 Jul, 2012
Maybe true, Rahul.. :D
Garv Replied to: Rahul - 24 Dec, 2012
10: turn to mute is on my HTC wildfire. now does that make it a smartphone? i dont think so
Posted by:Josh - 24 Jun, 2012
11: many features mentioned here are already present in other phones of diff brands. samsung as usual just copied them all at one place..its nothing but box of sensors. nd beleive me ..sensors do have problems on long run
Posted by:satyendra - 17 Jun, 2012
12: Samsung Galaxy S III is indeed SMARTphone!
Dr.A.Jagadeesh Nellore(AP),India
Posted by:Anumakonda - 17 Jun, 2012
Jhon Replied to: Anumakonda - 23 Jul, 2013
14: turn to mute, task manager...these features are present in samsung galaxy sII...
Posted by:Rohit - 14 Jun, 2012
15: Turn Over it Stop Ringing-- this feature already have with HTC phones since long back. I have this feature in my HTC salsa.
Posted by:Muktakesh - 14 Jun, 2012
16: Marvelous. But there is no price mentioned. If price could be quoted for each design it could be more effective and an idea of selling could be generated. D.P.Bhattarai
Posted by:Dil Prakash - 14 Jun, 2012
17: The phone is box of sensors, and these sensors makes it do all these wonderful stuffs
Posted by:Ganesh - 14 Jun, 2012
18: s3 has one more interesting feature, the S Beam- if two Galaxy s3 are place back to back you can share images,music, videos just like that! cool na.
Posted by:Rajith - 14 Jun, 2012
19: thats why Samsung is leading the Handset market...thanks to samsung R&D
Posted by:mahesh - 14 Jun, 2012
20: Awesome man, these are funny and nice features
Posted by:vsm - 13 Jun, 2012
im tired of these words
jhon Replied to: vsm - 23 Jul, 2013