Samsung Galaxy S III T-Mobile

Announced:
Jun 04, 2012
Market status:
Released
Release date:
Jun 21, 2012

PhoneArena Rating:

9.3
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Samsung Galaxy S III T-Mobile

Announced: Jun 04, 2012
Market status: Released
Release date: Jun 21, 2012

PhoneArena Rating:

9.3
Read Full Review
  • Display 4.8" 720 x 1280 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 1.9 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus, Dual-core, 1500 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 2100 mAh(10.00h talk time)
  • Fingerprint
  • Lightweight
  • Thin
  • LTE
  • Waterproof
  • NFC
  • Dual SIM

Display

Display size:

4.8 inches

Resolution:

720 x 1280 pixels

Pixel density:

306 ppi

Technology:

Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio:

65.82 %

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

Video recording:

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features:

Digital image stabilization

Front:

1.9 megapixels

Design

Dimensions:

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

Weight:

4.69 oz (133 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials:

Back: Plastic

Colors:

Black, Blue, White

Hardware & Performance

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8960

Processor:

Dual-core, 1500 MHz, Krait

GPU:

Adreno 225

RAM:

2 GB

Internal storage:

32 GB

Storage expansion:

up to 64 GB

OS:

Android (4.3, 4.1.2, 4.1.1, 4.0.4), Samsung TouchWiz UI

Battery

Capacity:

2100 mAh

Talk time:

10.00 hours
the average is 22 h (1323 min)

Stand-by time:

8.3 days (200 hours)
the average is 21 days (509 h)

Cellular

UMTS:

850, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

GSM:

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Data:

HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

SIM type:

Micro SIM

Connectivity

Bluetooth:

4.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band

USB:

USB 2.0

Connector:

microUSB

Features:

USB OTG, USB charging, Video out

HDMI:

Yes

Location:

GPS, Glonass

Other:

NFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer

Notifications:

Notification light (Multiple color), Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Hearing aid compatibility:

M3

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Multimedia

Screen mirroring:

DLNA, MHL

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector:

3.5mm

Additional microphone(s):

Yes

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

May 18, 2012

FCC ID value:

A3LSGHT999 link

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

0.34 W/kg

Body:

0.99 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.26 W/kg

Wireless Router:

0.99 W/kg

This device is also known as Samsung SGH-T999

ALTERNATIVE VARIANTS

We list only the specs that are different than the main variant

Samsung Galaxy S III T-Mobile 16GB

Differences from the main variant:

Video recording:

Features:

Digital image stabilization

Internal storage:

16 GB

US CARRIER AVAILABILITY

Discontinued

Pros

No Pros

Cons

  • Too little RAM
  • Low pixel density screen (306 ppi)

Description

T-Mobile’s Samsung Galaxy S III packs a huge 4.8-inch display of the Super AMOLED sort, while under the hood there’s a 1.5GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 chip. It should run on TMo’s HSPA+ network making the SGS III a 4G device. The T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S III also has a mind-blowing 2GB of RAM for outstanding performance.

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