Samsung Galaxy S III AT&T

Announced:
Jun 4, 2012
Market status:
Released
Release date:
Jun 22, 2012

PhoneArena Rating:

9.3
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Display

Display size:

4.8 inches

Resolution:

720 x 1280 pixels

Pixel density:

306 ppi

Technology:

Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio:

65.82 %

Colors:

16 777 216

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass)

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

8 megapixels

Hardware Features:

Autofocus, CMOS image sensor, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.6; Sensor size: 1/3"

Flash:

LED

Software Features:

Face detection, Self-timer, Geo tagging, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Burst mode, HDR, Panorama, Scenes, Effects

Video recording:

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features:

Digital image stabilization

Front:

1.9 megapixels

Design

Form factor:

Candybar

Dimensions:

5.38 x 2.78 x 0.34 inches (136.6 x 70.6 x 8.6 mm)

Weight:

4.73 oz (134 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials:

Back: Plastic

Features:

Notification light

Keys:

Left: Volume control; Right: Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Blue, Red, White

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5 mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback, Custom equalizer, Preset equalizer

Screen mirroring:

DLNA, MHL

Music player:

Filter by:

Album, Artist, Playlists

Supported formats:

MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, FLAC, WMA, AMR, OGG

Video playback:

Supported formats:

MPEG4, H.263, H.264, DivX, WMV

Additional microphone(s):

Yes

Hardware & Performance

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8960

Processor:

Dual-core, 1500 MHz, Krait

GPU:

Adreno 225

RAM:

2 GB DDR2

Internal storage:

16 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 64 GB

Device type:

Smart phone

OS:

Android (4.4.2, 4.3, 4.2, 4.1, 4.0.4), Samsung TouchWiz UI

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.0

Profiles/ Protocols:

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Attribute Protocol (ATT), Audio/Video Control Transport Protocol (AVCTP), Audio/Video Distribution Transport Protocol (AVDTP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Bluetooth Network Encapsulation Protocol (BNEP), Generic Access (GAP), Generic Attribute Profile (GATT), Generic Audio/Video Distribution (GAVDP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Human Interface Device (HID), Logical Link Control and Adaptation Protocol (L2CAP), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP), Security Manager Protocol, Serial Port (SPP), Service Discovery Protocol (SDP)

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band; Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct

USB:

USB 2.0

Connector:

microUSB

Features:

USB OTG, USB charging, Video out

HDMI:

Yes

Charging connector:

microUSB

Location:

GPS, Glonass

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer

Other:

NFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Hearing aid compatible:

M3

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 17, 4

UMTS:

850, 1900, 2100 MHz

GSM:

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Data:

LTE, HSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

2G Data:

EDGE, GPRS

SIM type:

Micro SIM

Global Roaming:

Yes

Battery

Capacity:

2100 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, User replaceable

Talk time:

8.00 hours
the average is 21 h (1288 min)

Stand-by time:

8.3 days (199 hours)
the average is 19 days (457 h)

Internet browsing

Browser:

supports:

HTML, HTML5, Flash

Built-in online services support:

Facebook, YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+, Twitter

Phone features

Notifications:

Music ringtones (MP3)

Phonebook:

Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID

Organizer:

Calendar, Alarm, Document viewer (Office, PDF), Calculator

Messaging:

SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input

E-mail:

IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange

Instant Messaging:

Hangouts / Google Talk

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

May 26, 2012

FCC ID value:

A3LSGHI747 link

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

0.62 W/kg

Body:

0.73 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

0.82 W/kg

Wireless Router:

0.74 W/kg

Availability

Officially announced:

Jun 04, 2012
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This device is also known as Samsung SGH-I747

US CARRIER AVAILABILITY

Discontinued

Pros

No Pros

Cons

  • Too little RAM

Description

AT&T’s Samsung Galaxy S III comes with a 4.8 inch Super AMOLED display with a resolution of 720x1280 pixels, and a 28nm dual-core 1.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 processor. The integrated on-chip LTE means you get support for the carrier’s new 4G network. The AT&T SGS III is also among the first US phones to feature 2GB of RAM.

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