The story "Samsung's Galaxy S III smartphone becomes available in US," posted to the wire on Thursday, incorrectly stated the standby time for Samsung's Galaxy S III phone. The smartphone offers between eight to 15 days of standby time.

The seventh paragraph in the story has been updated and now reads:

The S III battery life varies, with the carriers listing between eight to 10 hours of talk time and eight to 15 days of standby time. The smartphone weighs 133 grams and is 8.6 millimeters thick. It has an 8-megapixel rear camera and a 1.9-megapixel front camera. Storage ranges from 16GB to 64GB, and the device has 2GB of RAM.

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