Samsung Galaxy S III

AKA: Samsung Galaxy S3, SGH-T999

Available at: Koodo Mobile, Mobilicity, PC Mobile, SaskTel, Telus, Videotron, Virgin Mobile, Wind Mobile, Bell, Fido, MTS, Rogers

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Specs summary

Screen
4.8"

The Samsung Galaxy S III's screen is 4.8 inches with 720 x 1280 pixels resolution.

Processor
1.5GHz

There is a Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 1.5 GHz processor (CPU).

OS

The phone runs on the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich (Update Available: 4.4.4 KitKat) operating system (OS).

Camera
8+ MP
You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 8+ megapixel camera. There is also a secondary front facing camera with 1+ megapixels resolution.
Storage
16/32 GB

Internal memory is 16 GB or 32 GB. An external, MicroSD, MicroSDHC (up to 64 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.

Battery
2100mAh

The phone is powered by a 2100 mAh Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion) battery. Samsung's performance ratings are: 12.5 days standby time, 1300 minutes talk time, 387 minutes Wi-Fi surfing.

Full Specs

Overview
Regions availableUSA, Canada, United Kingdom, Asia, Europe, North America, Australia, South America, Africa, India, Philippines, Russia, Ukraine, China
Networks
GSM:
850/900/1800/1900 MHz
UMTS:
850/1700/1900/2100 MHz
Data:
GPRS, EDGE, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+ 21.1
SIM CardMicro-SIM
World Phone
Operating SystemAndroid 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich (Update Available: 4.4.4 KitKat)

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ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon S4 1.5 GHz
Internal Flash Memory
16 GB or 32 GB
RAM2 GB
ROM
GPSA-GPS
Digital compass
FlightMode
Hearing Aid Compatible
TTY/TDD
Noise Cancellation
SARHead: 0.55 W/kg
Body: 1.49 W/kg
LanguagesEnglish
Manufacturer Warranty1 Year
Accessories IncludedAC Charger, Manual, Standard Battery
Power & Battery
TypeLithium-Ion (Li-Ion), 2100 mAh
Removable Battery
Wireless Charging
Video Playback Time567 minutes
Wi-Fi Surfing Time387 minutes
3G Surfing TimeUnknown
4G Surfing Time
Talk TimeUp to:
1300 minutes (2G)
700 minutes (3G)
Standby TimeUp to 12.5 days
Physical Characteristics
Design TypeBar
Multi-Use Smart Phone / PDA
MaterialPlastic
ColorsAmber Brown, Garnet Red, Marble White, Pebble Blue, Sapphire Black, Titanium Gray
Dimensions [H x W x D]13.7 x 7.1 x 0.9 cm
(5.4 x 2.8 x 0.4 in)
Weight133 grams
(4.7 ounces)
Rugged Design
Antenna TypeInternal
Changeable Faceplates
Display / Screen
TypeColor
TechnologySuper AMOLED
Colors16.7 million
Resolution720 x 1280 pixels
Pixel Density306 pixels
Size4.8 inches
3D
Secondary Display
SensorsAmbient Light, Proximity, Motion / Accelerometer, Gyroscope
Graphics
Themes
Backlit Illumination
Zoom / Magnification
Screen Orientation Lock
Multi Touch
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating
Additional Display FeaturesCapacitive touch screen
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key
Home Key
Mute Key
Input TypeTouchscreen
Navigation TypeTouchscreen
Predictive Text EntrySwype
Physical Keyboard
Voicemail Key
Any Key Answer
Voice Commands
Keypad / Screen Lock
External Volume Control
External Media Playback Controls
Call Management
Contact List CapacityDepends on system memory
Multiple Numbers Per ContactEmail address, Other fields
Contact Groups
Auto Answer
Voice Activated Dialing
Photo Caller ID
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browsing TypeHTML
BrowserGoogle Android
Javascript
Flash
Email
Email ProtocolsPOP3, IMAP, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange
Additional Email Features
Messaging ServicesSMS, MMS, IM (Google Talk)
Push-to-talk (PTT)
Connectivity
USBMicro-USB 2.0
Bluetooth4.0
Bluetooth ProfilesA2DP, AVRCP, OPP/FTP, HID, HFP, HSP, PAN
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n
WiFi Encryption
Mobile Hotspot
WiMAX
Expansion Slots
Expansion Slots InfoMicroSD, MicroSDHC (up to 64 GB)
PC Synchronization
TV-outHDMI
DLNA Support
NFC
UMA Support
Data Tethering Compatibility
Java Applications
Brew Applications
ECML / Digital Wallet
PictBridge
Camera
Front Camera
Built-In
Resolution
1+ megapixels
Zoom
Additional Front Camera Info
Video Capture / Recording
Video Recording Parameters
Rear Camera
Built-In
Resolution
8+ megapixels
Zoom
Flash
LED
Additional Rear Camera Info
Auto focus, Effects, Geotagging, ISO, Panorama, Self-timer, Smile detection, White balance
Video Capture / Recording
Video Recording Formats
MPEG-4
Video Recording Parameters
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels), 30 fps
Audio / Video
Audio Playback
Audio FormatsMP3, eAAC+, AAC+, AAC, AMR-WB, WMA, OGG, AMR-NB
Radio
Video Playback
Video Playback Formats3GP / 3GPP, H.264 / AVC, MPEG-4, WMV, DivX
Mobile TV
Streaming Video
External Speakers
Headset Jack
Custom Ringtones
Vibration Alert
Downloadable Ringtones
Ringtone Composer
Ringer ID
Haptic Feedback Vibration
Speakerphone
Apps
To-Do / Task List
Calendar
World Clock
Alarm
Stopwatch
Timer
Calculator
Currency Converter
Document ViewerDOC, DOCX, PDF, PPT, PPTX, TXT, XLS
Weather
Stocks
Maps
Notepad
Voice Memos / Recorder
GamesDownloadable
AppsDownloadable, Pre-installed (YouTube, Google+, Dropbox)
Included Software / Apps
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