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Samsung Galaxy S III specs

Design

  • Smart phone

    Device type:

  • Android (4.3, 4.1.2, 4.1.1, 4.0.4)

    Operating system:

  • Candybar

    Form factor:

  • 5.38 in x 2.78 in x 0.34 in

    Dimensions:

  • 4.69 oz

    Weight:

  • Polycarbonate

    Body material:

  • Side keys:

    • Yes

      Left side:

    • Volume control

    • Yes

      Right side:

    • Lock/Unlock key

Display

  • 4.8 in

    Physical size :

  • Other (720.00x1280.00 pixels)

    Display resolution:

  • Super AMOLED

    Technology:

  • 65.82%

    Screen-to-body ratio:

  • 16 777 216

    Colors:

  • 300cd/m2 (nit)

    Peak brightness:

  • Yes (Capacitive, Multi-touch: Yes)

    Touch screen:

  • Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass)

    Features:

Battery

  • Talk time: 22.5 hours / Stand-by time: 35 days (830 hours) / Talk time (3G) : 11.6 hours / Stand-by time 3G: 32 days (770 hours)

    Battery times:

  • 2100.00 mAh

    Capacity:

  • Optional

    Wireless charging:

Camera

  • Yes (8 megapixels)

    Camera:

  • Yes (LED)

    Flash:

  • F2.6

    Aperture size:

  • 1/3"

    Camera sensor size:

  • Back-illuminated sensor (BSI), CMOS image sensor, Autofocus, Face detection, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Burst mode, Geo tagging, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama, Scenes, Effects, Self-timer

    Features:

  • Yes (1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30.00 fps))

    Video capture:

    • Digital image stabilization, Video calling

      Features:

  • Yes (1.9 megapixels)

    Additional camera:

Multimedia

  • Music player:

    • Album, Artist, Playlists

      Filter by:

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

      Features:

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

      Supported formats :

  • Video player:

    • MPEG4, H.263, H.264, DivX, WMV

      Supports:

  • Yes (Type: FM)

    Radio:

    • Stereo, RDS

      Features :

  • Yes

    YouTube player:

Internet browsing

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

    Built-in online services support:

Hardware

  • Samsung Exynos 4 (4412)

    System chip:

  • ARM Cortex-A9 (Quad core,1400.00 MHz)

    Processor model:

  • Yes (ARM Mali-400/MP4)

    3D Graphics hardware accelerator:

  • 1,024 MB (Dual-channel, LPDDR2)

    RAM:

  • 32 GB

    Built-in storage:

  • Yes (microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC, up to 64 GB)

    Memory card support:

Technology

  • GSM (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz), UMTS (850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz)

    Network technology:

  • HSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS

    Data:

  • Yes

    Micro SIM:

  • Yes

    Global roaming:

  • GPS, A-GPS, Glonass

    Positioning:

  • Yes (Turn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation, Points of interest (POI))

    Navigation:

Phone features

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

    Phonebook:

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

    Organizer:

  • SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input

    Messaging:

  • Yes

    E-mail:

    • IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange

      Supports:

Connectivity

  • Yes (4.0)

    Bluetooth:

  • Yes (a, b, g, n, n 5GHz)

    Wi-Fi 802.11:

    • Yes

      Mobile Hotspot:

    • Yes

      Wi-Fi Direct:

  • Yes (USB 2.0)

    USB:

    • USB Host, USB charging

      Features:

    • microUSB

      Connector type :

  • Yes (via microUSB)

    HDMI:

  • 3.5mm

    Headphones connector:

  • microUSB

    Charging connector:

  • NFC, DLNA, Miracast, MHL, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, MirrorLink

Notifications

  • Earpiece, Loudspeaker

    Speakers:

Other features

  • Service lights, Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone, (MP3), (Multiple color)

    Notifications:

  • Yes

    Additional microphone/s:

  • Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer

    Sensors:

  • Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Availability

  • Yes (May 03, 2012)

    Officially announced:

  • Available

    Market status:

  • May 22, 2012

    Release date:

US carrier availability

  • U.S. Cellular (Discontinued (Nov 06, 2014))

    Carrier:


also know as: Samsung Galaxy S III R530X, Samsung Galaxy S3, Samsung i9300

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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,... read more

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