Samsung Galaxy S III

Description

With a 4.8" HD Super AMOLED in a chassis slightly bigger than the Galaxy S II, the Samsung Galaxy S III embodies the Android lovers dream of having a slim and light device with huge screen. With a powerful quad-core Exynos chip, which turns into Snapdragon S4 + LTE for the US, the phone becomes the 2012 Android yardstick. It is not only the hardware specs, though, but rather the holistic approach to communication with the user, dubbed Natural Interaction, and the innovative media sharing features that make it "stand tall" - literally.

This device is also known as Samsung Galaxy S3, Samsung i9300, Samsung Galaxy S III R530X

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Display

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Size: 4.8 inches
Resolution: 1280 x 720 pixels, 306 PPI
Technology: Super AMOLED
Screen-to-body: 65.82 %
Peak brightness: 300 cd/m2 (nit)
Features: Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

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System chip: Samsung Exynos 4 Quad 4412
Processor: Quad-core, 1400 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9
GPU: Mali-400 MP4
RAM: 1GB LPDDR2
Internal storage: 32GB
Storage expansion: microSDXC up to 64 GB
OS: Android (4.3, 4.1.2, 4.1.1, 4.0.4), Samsung TouchWiz UI

Battery

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Capacity: 2100 mAh
Type: Li - Ion, User replaceable

Camera

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Rear: Single camera Camera samples
Main camera: 8 MP (Autofocus, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor)
Specifications: Aperture size: F2.6; Sensor size: 1/3"
Video recording: 1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
Features: EIS, Video calling
Front: 1.9 MP
Dimensions: 5.38 x 2.78 x 0.34 inches (136.6 x 70.6 x 8.6 mm)
Weight: 4.69 oz (133.0 g)
Materials: Back: Plastic
Features: Notification light
Colors: Black, Gray, Brown, Pink, Blue, Red, White

Cellular

UMTS: 850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
Data Speed: HSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
SIM type: Micro SIM

Multimedia

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Headphones: 3.5mm jack
Speakers: Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Features: Album art cover, Background playback, Custom equalizer, Preset equalizer
Screen mirroring: DLNA, Wireless screen share, MHL, MirrorLink
Radio: FM, Stereo, RDS
Additional microphone(s): Yes

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth: 4.0
Wi-Fi: 802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band; Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct
USB: microUSB, USB 2.0
Features: OTG, Video out, Charging
Location: GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
Sensors: Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer
Other: NFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Notifications: Haptic feedback, (MP3)
Other features: Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
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Alternative variants

Samsung Galaxy S III

Differences from the main variant:
Internal storage: 16GB
Video recording:
Features: Video calling, EIS

Samsung Galaxy S III

Differences from the main variant:
Internal storage: 64GB
Video recording:
Features: Video calling, EIS

Samsung Galaxy S III

Differences from the main variant:
Video recording:
Features: Video calling, EIS
FCC approval:
Date approved: Jun 19, 2012
FCC ID value: A3LGTI9300A link
Measured SAR:
Head: 0.49 W/kg
Body: 1.02 W/kg
Simultaneous Transmission: 1.58 W/kg
Wireless Router: 1.02 W/kg

Samsung Galaxy S III

Differences from the main variant:
Video recording:
Features: Video calling, EIS
FCC approval:
Date approved: Jun 19, 2012
FCC ID value: A3LGTI9300T link
Measured SAR:
Head: 0.41 W/kg
Body: 1.03 W/kg
Simultaneous Transmission: 1.49 W/kg
Wireless Router: 1.03 W/kg

Samsung Galaxy S III

Differences from the main variant:
RAM: 2GB
LTE (FDD): Bands 18(800 Lower), 3(1800), 7(2600)
UMTS: 850, 900, 2100 MHz
Data Speed: LTE
FCC approval:
Date approved: Sep 06, 2012
FCC ID value: A3LGTI9305 link
Measured SAR:
Head: 0.28 W/kg
Body: 0.58 W/kg
Simultaneous Transmission: 0.87 W/kg
Wireless Router: 0.58 W/kg

Samsung Galaxy S III

Differences from the main variant:
Processor: Dual-core, 1500 MHz
RAM: 2GB
Weight: 4.71 oz (133.5 g)

Carrier Availability

Discontinued

U.S. Cellular

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