Samsung launches Galaxy S III in Australia

Star-studded, jam-packed event.

By Allie Coyne on May 31, 2012
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Guests turned up in droves to witness the launch of Samsung's Galaxy S III smartphone. Samsung claims over 300 people were present at the Capitol Theatre, Sydney event.
Jessica Mauboy and Barry Southgate performed their single "Galaxy".
A string orchestra accompanied the much-hyped launch.
TV presenter Jessica Rowe was Master of Ceremonies.
The Samsung Galaxy S III is available from today for $899 outright on a variety of plans from all the major telcos.
The white 16GB model went on sale at 10:30am this morning. The 32GB model will retail from this weekend.
The Galaxy S III is powered by Samsung's 1.4GHz Exynos quad-core processor with 1GB RAM. It boasts a 4.8in 720x1280 Super AMOLED display and a sharp 306ppi screen.
The handset carries an 8MP camera.
The blue version of the smartphone will go on sale sometime next week.
Keen attendees get their hands on the highly-anticipated smartphone.

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