Samsung: Galaxy S III Made of Polycarbonate, Not Plastic

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Samsung Galaxy S III was mentioned using plastic for their body. But  Samsung denies this. They claim, Galaxy S III casing is made of polycarbonate material. Polycarbonate materials has also been used in other handsets, like HTC One X. This material, although it is basically also a plastic claimed to be stronger than regular plastic.

"Polycarbonate is used in the Galaxy S III battery cover. Polycarbonate is lightweight, solid and has been used extensively in  mobile industry," Samsung said in a statement.

"This material was chosen as the best material for Galaxy S III. Using three layers of high quality polycarbonate, the phone durability and resistance to scratches can be maximized," said Samsung.

Media according to PhoneArena, polycarbonate can indeed be hundreds of times stronger than ordinary plastic. In addition to the battery cover, Galaxy S III body construction reportedly also made​​of the same material.

Of course the user can expect the handset Galaxy S III could be more durable than its predecessors such as Galaxy S II that was predominantly made of plastic.

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