I'm the developer of Swipe Dailer, A dialer created to replace the stock slow S3/Note2 dailer with a more AOSP based one,
Attached are some screen shots
Has a nice single hand use feature as shown in this screenshot (both left and right handed
Its free, so if you want to give it a go here is the link, https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.mb.swipedial
I have also uploaded a donate version here is the link, if you wanna buy me a beer https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.mb.swipedial.donate
With the donate version you get an added extra of an Indexed Contact list and ill be adding more features to this version.
Fed up with your slow S3 or HTC dialer,
Would you like a more stock (AOSP) android experience?
Would you like to swipe effortlessly between your dialer, contacts, recent and favourites with no LAG!
+ Full T9 support
+ Stock android style
+ Big favourite photos
+ Very fast
+ English, German and Hindi Support!
+ Delete one or all call logs via long press
+ Copy & Paste phone numbers
+ Send SMS's, edit or call contacts via long press
+ Haptic feedback
+ Pressing dial brings up last called number
+ Sort by surname in contacts list (Donate only)
+ One handed dialer mode for large screen devices (Donate only)
+ Change backgrounds (donate only)
+ Use your own background (donate only)
+ Change dial pad color (donate only)
+ Indexed contact list (donate only)
+ Configuration of dialer sounds (donate only)