The black S3 is on sale now at online retailer Expansys for £410, although there aren't any in stock yet. Delivery is 'normally less than five days', and postage is free if you don't mind waiting a few days. We've asked Expansys and Samsung to nail down a date for the new phone and we'll keep you posted on what we hear.
The phenomenally popular S3 is currently available in blue, white and red. It's a quad-core behemoth of a smart phone, sporting a 4.8-inch high-definition screen and an 8-megapixel camera. And it just got even better with the arrival of the, the latest version of Google's Android software.
If the S3's epic screen is just more movie-watching, game-playing or web-browsing space than your eyeballs can handle, Samsung recently launched the cut-down 4-inch Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini, with slimmed-down specs and a more pocket-friendly size.
Since the iPhone reinvigorated the smart phone market, high-end phones have come in any colour as long as it's black, or if you're lucky, white. But now it seems colour is coming back: not only is the S3 available in an ever-widening selection of shades, but the new Windows Phone 8 line-up is fizzing with more colours than a bag of Skittles.
The newand are particularly colourful, cleverly matching the colouring of the case with the hue of the software -- and even .
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