Samsung Galaxy S3
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8/10 (Expert Score)
Product is rated as #27 in category Samsung
Design
8
Display
8
Software
9
Performance
10
Battery Life
8
Camera
9
Value for Money
7
PROS:
  • Excellent camera
  • Great performance
CONS:
  • S-Voice is of limited utility
  • Pricing

Samsung Galaxy S3

  • Samsung Galaxy S3 smartphone was launched in May 2012 in Pebble Blue and Marble White colours.
  • As of 23rd June 2019, Samsung Galaxy S III price in India starts at Rs. 23,299.
  • The Samsung Galaxy S III measures 136.60 x 70.60 x 8.60mm (height x width x thickness) and weighs 133.00 grams.
  • Sensors on the phone include accelerometer, ambient light sensor, barometer, gyroscope, proximity sensor, and compass/ magnetometer.
  • Connectivity options on the Samsung Galaxy S III include Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth v4.00, NFC, USB OTG, FM radio, 3G, and 4G.
  • The Samsung Galaxy S III is a single SIM (GSM) smartphone that accepts a Micro-SIM card.
  • The Samsung Galaxy S III runs TouchWiz UI based on Android 4 and packs 16GB of inbuilt storage that can be expanded via microSD card (up to 64GB).
  • As far as the cameras are concerned, the Samsung Galaxy S III on the rear packs 8-megapixel camera. It sports a 1.9-megapixel camera on the front for selfies.
  • The Samsung Galaxy S3 runs Android 4 and is powered by a 2,100mAh removable battery.
  • Samsung Galaxy S III is powered by a 1.4GHz quad-core processor and it comes with 1GB of RAM.
  • Samsung Galaxy S3 comes with a 4.80-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 720×1280 pixels at a pixel density of 306 pixels per inch (ppi).

Samsung Galaxy S3 Key Features

  • NFC support .
  • Document editor .
  • FM radio with RDS .
  • Great audio quality .
  • Stereo Bluetooth v4.0 .
  • Super slim at only 8.6mm .
  • Standard 3.5 mm audio jack .
  • Dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11 b, g, n .
  • Full Flash for the web browser .
  • File manager comes preinstalled .
  • 2MP secondary video-call camera .
  • 1080p HD video recording at 30fps .
  • Impressively large 2100 mAh battery.
  • 16/32/64GB internal storage, microSD slot .
  • Android OS v4.0.4 with TouchWiz launcher .
  • Quad-band GSM and quad-band 3G support .
  • Extremely rich video and audio codec support .
  • Accelerometer, gyroscope and proximity sensor .
  • 21 Mbps HSDPA and 5.76 Mbps HSUPA support .
  • GPS with A-GPS connectivity; GLONASS support, Digital compass .
  • microUSB port with USB host and TV-out (1080p) support, MHL, charging .
  • 8 MP wide-angle lens autofocus camera with LED flash, face, smile and blink detection .
  • 1.4 GHz quad-core Cortex-A9 CPU, Mali-400MP GPU, Exynos 4 Quad chipset, 1GB of RAM .
  • 4.8″ 16M-color Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen of HD (720 x 1280 pixel) resolution; Corning Gorilla Glass 2 .

Samsung Galaxy S3 Main Disadvantages

  1. microSIM slot .
  2. No dedicated camera key .
  3. All-plastic body of dubious aesthetics .
  4. S Voice is hardly as functional as ads might make you believe .
Update - 2019.06.23

Disclaimer : We can not guarantee that the information on this page is 100% correct

Specification: Samsung Galaxy S3

Technology

GSM / HSPA

2G bands

GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900

3G bands

HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100

Speed

HSPA 21.1/5.76 Mbps

GPRS

Class 12

Edge

Class 12

Announced

2012, May. Released 2012, May

Status

Discontinued

Dimensions

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

Weight

133 g (4.69 oz)

Build

Plastic body

SIM

Micro-SIM

Display Type

Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors

Display Size

4.8 inches, 63.5 cm2 (~65.9% screen-to-body ratio)

Resolution

720 x 1280 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~306 ppi density)

Protection

Corning Gorilla Glass 2

Operation System

Android 4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich), 4.3 (Jelly Bean); TouchWiz UI

Chipset

Exynos 4412 Quad (32 nm)

CPU

Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A9

GPU

Mali-400MP4

Memory Card Slot

microSD, up to 64 GB (dedicated slot)

Internal Memory

16/32/64 GB, 1 GB RAM

Main Camera

Single, 8 MP, f/2.6, 1/3", AF

Camera Features

LED flash

Video

1080p@30fps

Selfie Camera

Single, 1.9 MP, f/2.6

Selfie Camera Video

720p@30fps

Loud Speaker

Yes

3.5mm jack

Yes

Other Features

Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic

WLAN

Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot

Bluetooth

4.0, A2DP, EDR, aptX

GPS

Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS

NFC

Yes

Radio

Stereo FM radio, RDS

USB

microUSB 2.0 (MHL TV-out), USB Host

Sensors

Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, S-Voice natural language commands and dictation

BATTERY

Removable Li-Ion 2100 mAh battery

Stand-by

Up to 590 h (2G) / Up to 790 h (3G)

Talk Time

Up to 21 h 40 min (2G) / Up to 11 h 40 min (3G)

Colors

Pebble blue, Marble white, Amber brown, Garnet red, Sapphire black, Titanium grey, La Fleur

Models

GT-I9300, GT-I9300I, SHV-E210S

Specific Absorption Rate

0.55 W/kg (head) 1.49 W/kg (body)

Price

About 190 EUR

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