Galaxy S III (GSM) Phone

 
 
 

 

 


 
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Galaxy S III (GSM) from Samsung


Galaxy S III delivers a fast 1.5GHz dual-core processor, Android™ 4.0, and access to the 4G LTE network. The refined and simplified user interface brings enhanced usability with S Voice™, Motion and facial recognition technology that allows the user to intuitively interact with their device using simple gestures and voice commands.

Carriers
 USA Service ProvidersInfoUSA Service ProvidersThese carriers offer the device for sale and for use on their network.AT&T  
Carrier Networks
 GSM BandsInfoGSM BandsGlobal System for Mobile Communications is a standard for device communication. Depending on the service provider, it uses one or more bands: 850, 900, 1800 and 1900 MHz.850,900,1800,1900 MHz 
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 LTE BandsInfoLTE BandsLong Term Evolution is a very high speed mobile network standard for the GSM/UMTS networks. Depending on the service provider, it uses one or more bands: 700, 1700 and 2100 MHz. It is sometimes called a 4G standard, and while very fast, it is really something between 3G and real 4G.700 MHz 
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 GPRSInfoGPRSGeneral Packet Radio Service is a method to send and receive data faster than using the voice channel, but it is still painfully slow. Class 12 devices are the fastest at a maximum of 48 kbps, while Class 2 devices are the slowest. It is considered a 2G service.Supported  
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 EDGEInfoEDGEEnhanced Data rates for GSM Evolution, also called EGPRS, greatly increases the data speeds over GPRS up to 384 kbps. Class 12 devices are the fastest, with Class 2 providing the slowest EDGE service. It is considered a 2.5G service, and is slower than 3G/4G services.Supported  
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 UTMS BandsInfoUTMS BandsUniversal Mobile Telecommunications System is a mobile communication technology based in part on the GSM/EDGE standards, but much faster. UTMS is also known as WCDMA, and both are considered a 3G service. Depending on the service provider, it uses one or more bands from 700 to 2100 MHz.850,1900,2100 MHz 
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 HSPA+InfoHSPA+Evolved High-Speed Packet Access is a speed enhanced version of HSDPA over UMTS networks. It provides data rates of 84 Mbps for downloads and 22 Mbps for uploads, although current networks are operating closer to one quarter of this, which is still very fast.yes  
Connectivity
 WiFiInfoWiFiA localized wireless internet connection standard that operates in the 2.4 GHz band. Most WiFi implementations support the b and g standards (at 11 Mbps and 55 Mbps maximum data rates respectively). The newer n standard offers up to 110 Mbps in some situations, with compatible equipment.802.11 b/g/n  
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 WiFi Hot SpotInfoWiFi Hot SpotThis feature allows one or more WiFi devices to connect to the internet through the device. It is also sometimes called tethering.yes, up to 10  
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 DNLAInfoDNLADigital Living Network Alliance refers to the ability to connect and transfer content to a another DNLA device. For example, on a mobile device, stored music, photos and videos could appear on a DNLA equipped receiver or TV.yes  
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 BluetoothInfoBluetoothThis is an open-standard used to transfer audio and data over very short distances on the 2.4 GHz band. Version 2.0 and 2.1 include EDR (Enhanced Data Rate) for faster data rates over the version 1 standard. Depending on the implementation and power level it may be designed to operate over distances of 3 feet to 300 feet. Version 2.x uses a data rate of 3 Mbps, and version 3.0 uses 24 Mbps.4.0  
Power and Battery
 Battery typeLithium-Ion  
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 Battery capacityInfoBattery capacityWhile mildly interesting, without knowing the current draw (which changes greatly depending on what functions are active) it does not provide any indication of how long the device will run.2100 mAH 
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 Talk timeInfoTalk timeThis is a very rough estimate by the manufacturer of how long the device functions starting with a full charge. Your milage will vary!8.0 hours 
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 Standby time (max)InfoStandby time (max)This indicates how long the device should function in standby mode without using any functions.8 hours 
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 Charging CableMicro USB to USB cable for charging  
Operating System
 Android version4.0  
Physical
 WeightInfoWeightThis is the weight of the device with a standard battery. It does not include a case cover or other optional attachments.4.7 ounces 
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 Width2.8 inches 
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 Height5.4 inches 
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 Depth0.3 inches 
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 Color OptionsWhite, Blue, Red  
Manufacturer
 Samsung 
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 Release Date29-May-2012  
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 Price (no contract)*$ 549.99  
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 Price (2yr contract)*$ 199.99  
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 * Prices change frequently, may have discounts or rebates
   and may vary greatly from these numbers.
  16 GB model
 
 
Display
 ScreenInfoScreenThis is the screen size measured diagonally.4.8 inches 
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 Screen resolutionInfoScreen resolutionThis is the number of pixel dots that appear on the screen - horizontal x vertical.720 x 1280 pixels 
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 Screen technologyInfoScreen technologyThe type of display, typically LCD (Liquid Crystal Display) or eInk. There are a number of LCD variations, such as TFT (Thin-Film Transistor) or OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diode).Super AMOLED  
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 Touch screenyes  
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 Touch screen typeInfoTouch screen typeTypically either Resistive or Capacitive technologies are used. Capacitive is more sensitive than Resistive. Devices so noted also include Multi-touch, where gestures using two fingers are detected.Multi-Touch Capacitive  
Memory
 Internal RAMInfoInternal RAMRandom Access Memory.2 GB 
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 Internal StorageInfoInternal StorageThis is the flash memory internal to the device. On a few devices, the internal memory can be expanded. Note that the operating system and pre-loaded applications will consume a poriton of this memory.16 GB 
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 External TypeMicro SD Card  
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 External Storage (max)64 GB 
Hardware
 Processor speedInfoProcessor speedThe speed of the processor provides a very rough idea of performance between devices using the same processor type and same number of cores.1.5 GHz 
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 Processor coresInfoProcessor coresMultiple cores can significantly increase the devices performance when matched to an OS that support multiple cores. Android versions 2.4 & 3.0 and later support multi-cores, while older OS versions will only use a single core.2  
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 USB Version2.0  
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 Keyboard TypeVirtual  
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 Audio Jack3.5 mm  
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 Hearing Aid RatingInfoHearing Aid RatingHearing Aid Compatibiliy (HAC) offers a rating sytem for how well the microphone works (M1 to M4) and if the device supports T-coil magnetic audio to a heading aid (T1-T4). Higher numbers are better.M4 Class 
Location
 GPSInfoGPSDevices with Global Positioning System support use a satellite-based navigation system to identify your current position and altitude.yes  
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 AccelerometerInfoAccelerometerAn accelerometer detects device movement and how fast the movement changes.yes  
Camera
 Primary Camera8.0 MegaPixels 
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 FlashInfoFlashUnless otherwise stated, devices with flash have a single LED flash, only suitable for close distances.yes  
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 Videoyes  
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 Video ResolutionInfoVideo ResolutionThis identifies the the highest quality of video that the primary camera can take.1080P  
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 Other featuresZero shutter lag;  
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 Front Facing Camera1.9 MegaPixels 
More Features
 
  • Voice UI
  • Picture with a Picture
  • Smart Stay
  • Optional Desktop Dock
  • 16 GB and 32 GB variants available