There are lots of great smartphones on the market and tempting new features seek to make a splash every day, but if you want a great all-rounder that will serve you faithfully on your travels then you should be looking at the Samsung Galaxy S3. This Android smartphone boasts a stunning 4.8-inch display which is perfect for entertainment, surfing the web, or using Google Maps for directions. The internal specs are cutting edge with a lightning fast processor and a powerful 8-megapixel camera capable of capturing high definition video.
Samsung Galaxy S3 — Photo courtesy of Samsung
Combine the S3 with apps like Google Translate and Path and you’ll find it is the perfect tool to record your trip for posterity. Not only can it help you find your chosen destinations in the first place, it’s also great for catching those special moments in photos or on video. Thanks to solid Wi-Fi and Bluetooth support you can access the Internet and share content easily. It also boasts increasingly popular features like NFC which allows you to use your phone for contactless payments.
For downtime, and killing the hours as you travel, you’ll find the S3 works perfectly as an audio player with built-in stereo FM radio. The screen is big enough to enjoy movies on and the Android platform offers a host of addictive games. You’ll also find a wealth of apps to choose from including a number of dedicated apps for different activities from surfing to skiing.
The S3 is a great device to have on your travels and it should serve you well wherever you roam. Make sure to sort out an international roaming package before you embark to avoid a shocking bill on your return.