Samsung Galaxy S III Specs


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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Size: 4.8 inches
Resolution: 1280 x 720 pixels, 306 PPI
Technology: Super AMOLED
Screen-to-body: 65.82 %
Colors: 16 777 216
Peak brightness: 300 cd/m2 (nit)
Touchscreen: Capacitive, Multi-touch
Features: Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor


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


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


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
Keys: Left: Volume control; Right: Lock/Unlock key
Colors: Black, Gray, Brown, Pink, Blue, Red, White


3G: Bands 5(850), 8(900), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Data Speed: HSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
SIM type: Micro SIM


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


Officially announced: May 03, 2012
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Alternative variants

Samsung Galaxy S III 16GB

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

Samsung Galaxy S III 64GB

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

Samsung I9300A

Differences from the main variant:
Video recording:
Features: Video calling, EIS
FCC approval:
Date approved: Jun 19, 2012
FCC ID value: A3LGTI9300A
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 I9300T

Differences from the main variant:
Video recording:
Features: Video calling, EIS
FCC approval:
Date approved: Jun 19, 2012
FCC ID value: A3LGTI9300T
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 LTE I9305

Differences from the main variant:
4G (FDD): Bands 18(800 Lower), 3(1800), 7(2600)
3G: Bands 5(850), 8(900), 1(2100)
Data Speed: LTE
FCC approval:
Date approved: Sep 06, 2012
FCC ID value: A3LGTI9305
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 R530X

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

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