10cf746e54 That's why I haven't absolutely slated this phone like some people/publications have - it's not downright ugly, just not much of a looker.I still think the Lumia 800 is the best looking/feeling phone available precisely because of its plastic build. Retrieved 28 July 2012. "Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini review". The Korea Times (The Hankook Ilbo Media Group). ^ a b "Samsung Galaxy S3 - Phone of the Year". I rail against the perceived notion that metal = quality, plastic = cheap. Examples of situations in which a battery may become damaged are: use in an excessively hot environment, dropping the battery, external pressure on the battery, pet-biting, etc. Critics noted the phone's blend of features, such as its S Voice application, display, processing speed, and dimensions as having an edge over its competition, the Apple iPhone 4S and HTC One X. Vlad Savov of The Verge declared it a "technological triumph", while Natasha Lomas of CNET UK lauded the phone's "impossibly slim and light casing and a quad-core engine", calling it the "Ferrari of Android phones", a sentiment affirmed ("a prince among Android phones") by Dave Oliver of Wired UK and ("king of Android") Esat Dedezade of Stuff magazine. Gareth Beavis of TechRadar noted that the SIII is "all about faster, smarter and being more minimal than ever before while keeping the spec list at the bleeding edge of technology." Matt Warman of The Daily Telegraph said, "On spending just a short time with the S3, I'm confident in saying that it's a worthy successor to the globally popular S2"..