The new Samsung Galaxy S3 was recently unveiled and now the manufacturers have announced that the handset will be the official phone for the forthcoming Olympic games which will be held in London. This means that their will be some limited edition versions of this handset produced especially for the events.
As reported by CNet, Wednesday (05/09/2012). The Samsung Galaxy S3 is the official phone of the London 2012 Olympic Games.
Samsung and partner Visa have confirmed rumours that athletes heading to East London for this summer's Olympiad will be issued with an S3 with Visa PayWave built in. That means they can pay for their coffees, newspapers and jockstraps with just an airy wave of their phone, without such perturbations as exchange rates to distract them from jumping really, really high and twirling ribbons around.
The phone comes with NFC, which talks to specially-equipped NFC tills in shops. The phone and the NFC terminal don't even need to touch for you to make a payment: just tap the Visa icon on your phone and hold the phone to the till.
The new Samsung Galaxy S3 is a feature packed new model that is sure to become one of the leading handsets on the market. The London 2012 Olympic Games is the ideal platform to promote the phone as well as introduce consumers to some of the excellent new contactless payment options that are available.