Ashlee Simpson at Samsung Galaxy S III Launch in LA June 21, 2012

Gathering together to help draw attention to the electronics company’s newest release, the stars were in party mode for the Samsung Galaxy S III Launch on Thursday night (June 21). With the festivities taking place a private residence in Los Angeles, California, attendees included a stylish Ashlee Simpson, who joined alongside her actor pals Odette and Dave Annable. As for the new Samsung product, it’s been receiving quite the positive reviews thus far – as Joanna Stern of ABC News heaped praise on the device, saying, « The Galaxy S III is packed to the brim with cutting-edge mobile technology and new features, making it what I knew it would be — the Android phone to beat this year. »

• Enjoy the pictures from the Samsung Galaxy S III Launch in Los Angeles (June 21).