Samsung Galaxy S3

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Market Status: Available in India

Release Date: 2012-05-29

Updated on:Dec 22, 2014

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Key Features

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  • Android v4.0.4 (Ice Cream S...
  • 16 GB + 64 GB Expandable
  • Wi-fi
  • Available
  • FM Radio
  • Lightweight (133 g)
  • Slim (8 mm thickness)
  • Performance




  • Display




  • Camera




  • Battery



What makes Samsung Galaxy S3 unique?
  • The first phone with Smart Pause feature for video playback
  • The best1 phone priced around Rs. 16,000 with 8 MP camera
  • The fastest Samsung phone with 1 GB RAM
  • 1based on 91score

For

  • Large and high quality display
  • Powerful processor
  • Good camera
  • A complete mobile

Against

  • Plastic Body
  • No dedicated camera key

Designed for humans, inspired by nature.

Samsung Galaxy S III, the successor of Galaxy S and S II, is one of the bestseller high-end mobiles of 2012. Though Samsung took around a year to bring the successor this time but seems they justified it by presenting a perfect Android mobile. As of now Samsung Galaxy S III is the Best Android mobile phone in India. While the mobile is stunning enough to show-off, using it is a real delight. The user interface is buttery smooth, all thanks to 1.4 GHz quad-core processor.

Samsung Galaxy S III sports a 4.8-inch screen which is very close to the 5-inch screen size of Samsung Galaxy Note and other phablets in the market. The Super AMOLED capacitive touch screen has a resolution of 720 x 1280 px and contains 16M colors.

Samsung Galaxy S III comes with an 8 Mega Pixel autofocus camera with LED flash and blink, smile and face detection, geo tagging, image stabilization features. The camera also has a unique feature called burst shot mode. In this mode, camera takes 20 images at once and automatically selects the best photo. The camera can also record Full-HD videos of 1080 px. The mobile also features 1.9 Megapixel front camera for video calling.

The phone also features some other unique features like S-beam (NFC), S-voice (executes voice commands), smart stay (keep the mobile awake till the time you are looking at it) etc.

Samsung has announced the next generation smartphone - Samsung Galaxy S4. You can check out the specifications and Samsung Galaxy S4 Price in India.

Verdict

Samsung Galaxy SIII packs a punch. It’s the most powerful Android mobile, suitable for all kind of users. If you can afford it, buy it.

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The best price for Samsung Galaxy S3 now is: Rs. 15,890

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    Brand New Samsung Galaxy S3 Neo GT-I9300I

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    Rs. 15,890.00

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    Samsung Galaxy S3 GT-I9300 (Marble White, 16GB)

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    Rs. 18,496.00

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    Samsung Galaxy S3 Marble White

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    Samsung Galaxy S3 Marble White

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    Rs. 16,241.00

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    Samsung Galaxy S3 I9300 16GB Marble White

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    Samsung Galaxy S3 (Marble White, with 16GB)

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    Samsung Galaxy S3 , Red Mobile

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Samsung Galaxy S3 Specifications

General

Brand Samsung
Model Galaxy S3
Operating System Android v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
SIM Slot(s) Single SIM, GSM
SIM Size Micro
Box Contents Handset, Battery, Charger, Earphone, USB Cable, User Manual, Warranty Card
Also Known As Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III

Performance

Very Good
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84 /100
Average in group
66 /100
Best in this group
99 /100
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Processor
Quad core, 1.4 GHz, Cortex A9, Chipset: Exynos 4212 Quad
Very Good
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Quad core, 1.4 GHz, Cortex A9, Chipset: Exynos 4212 Quad
Average in group
Dual core, 1.5 GHz
Best in this group
Quad core, 2.5 GHz, Krait 400, Chipset: Qualcomm MSM8974AC Snapdragon 801
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Graphics
Mali-400 MP
RAM
1 GB
Good
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1 GB
Average in group
1 GB
Best in this group
3 GB
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Storage

Excellent .
Internal Memory
16 GB
Very Good
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16 GB
Average in group
8 GB
Best in this group
32 GB
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Expandable Memory
Up to 64 GB
USB OTG Support

Display

Excellent
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92 /100
Average in group
70 /100
Best in this group
95 /100
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Screen Size
4.8 inches
Screen Resolution
HD (720 x 1280 pixels)
Pixel Density (sharpness)
306 ppi
Excellent
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306 ppi
Average in group
256 ppi
Best in this group
441 ppi
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Display Type
Super AMOLED
Screen Protection
Corning Gorilla Glass, v2

Camera

Excellent
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92 /100
Average in group
46 /100
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99 /100
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Main Camera
8 MP, Auto focus
Very Good
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8 MP
Average in group
8 MP
Best in this group
20.7 MP
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Front Camera
1.9 MP
Good
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1.9 MP
Average in group
2 MP
Best in this group
8 MP
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Flash
LED
Video Recording
Full HD @ 30 FPS, Digital image stabilization, Video calling
Zoom
Digital Zoom
Camera Features Auto Focus

Battery

Good
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51 /100
Average in group
55 /100
Best in this group
99 /100
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Capacity
2100 mAH, Li-ion
TalkTime
Up to 21.66 Hours(2G) / Up to 10 Hours(3G)
Stand By Time
Up to 590 Hours(2G) /Up to 460 Hours(3G)

Connectivity

Operating Frequency GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS
Class 12, 32 - 48 kbps
EDGE
Class 12
3G
HSDPA 21 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi 802.11, a/b/g/n/n 5GHz, Mobile Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct
Bluetooth
v4.0, EDR, A2DP, AVCTP, AVDTP, AVRCP, BNEP, DID, GAP, GAVDP, HFP, HID, HSP, MAP, OPP, PAN, PBAP, SDP, SPP
GPS
with A-GPS
USB Connectivity
USB Port, USB 2.0, USB charging, USB Host, USB On-The-Go, microUSB
More Connectivity
Computer sync, DLNA, MHL, NFC, OTA sync, Tethering

Design

Touch Screen
Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch
Weight
133 grams
Good
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133 grams
Average in group
136.7 grams
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96 grams
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Dimensions
136.6 x 70.6 x 8.6 mm
Very Good
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8.6 mm
Average in group
9.6 mm
Best in this group
5.1 mm
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Colours

Features

Sensors Accelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope, Light sensor, Proximity sensor
Applications Samsung Apps, Game Hub, etc.

Multimedia

FM Radio
RDS, Stereo FM
Loudspeaker
Audio Jack 3.5 mm

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122 Expert Reviews for Samsung Galaxy S3

Recent Expert Reviews
  • Samsung Galaxy S III Review
    Chris Davies
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    27 May 2012 | slashgear

    If there’s such a thing as heritage in the relatively fledgling world of smartphones, the Samsung Galaxy S III has it. Seldom does a phone – at least, one not wearing an Apple logo – arrive to so many expectations, and this time around Samsung even managed to match its Cupertino rival for pre-launch hype, rumor and intrigue. If the original Galaxy S convinced us Samsung could indeed be a top-tier player, and the Galaxy S II play...

  • The Samsung Galaxy SIII - a phone worthy of the hype
    Gareth Beavis
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    The Galaxy S3 has been available in the market for a while now, but with the recent update to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean (the 4.1.1 platform), not only has the S3 been given a speed boost; there`s also a host of other goodies thrown in as well. It`s mostly changes to the interface that have been brought with the new update, but there are a few other areas that have been updated with the new breed of TouchWiz, so we`ve spent a few weeks checking them ...

    Pros: Excellent battery life, Superb screen, Quad core speed, Top media management,

    Cons: Subjective design, S Voice not optimised,

    Verdict: The best smartphone around right now with a whole suite of premium features to play with....

  • Samsung Galaxy S3 review
    Matt Warman
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    30 Apr 2012 | telegraph

    The day before its official announcement, Matt Warman got some time with the new Samsung Galaxy S3. Here are his first impressions....

    Verdict: Overall, the device is in many ways much like its predecessor: does it feel as solid or heavy in the hand as the iPhone? No, although itu2019s certainly a lot bigger. Is it a different, superb product in its own right? Absolutely. On spending just a ...


  • Samsung Galaxy S III Review: This Is The Phone Youu2019ve Been Waiting For
    Jordan Crook
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    31 May 2012 | techcrunch

    The Samsung Galaxy S III is the Android phone of the moment and in many ways it lives up to the hype. Plenty of folks are excited to see this thing hit store shelves. Our take? They won`t be disappointed....

    Pros: Tons of cool software like S-Beam and Buddy Photo Share ; Beautiful, large display ; Solid battery life

    Cons: The plastic feels cheap and grabs prints ; TouchWiz is heavy and ugly

    Verdict: In the end, the Samsung Galaxy S III is the phone youu2019ve been waiting for. Itu2019s generally well-built, it has an incredible display, solid battery life, plenty of interesting features and it just works well. Thatu2019s not something I find mys...

  • Samsung Galaxy S3 review
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    28 Feb 2013 | t3

    The highly anticipated Samsung Galaxy S3 has finally arrived and it comes toting a quad-core processor, massive 4.8 Super AMOLED screen and raft of new features...

    Pros: Great screen ; Decent battery life ; Chock-full of features

    Cons: Itu2019s just so big ; Gloss plastic looks low-end ; Some extras seem gimmicky

    Verdict: The Samsung Galaxy S3 certainly looks impressive, especially thanks to the zippy operation that results from that quad-core chip....

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4 User Reviews for Samsung Galaxy S3

Overall User Rating (4.3 Out of 5 based on 4 ratings)

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    Jim
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    19 Mar 2013

    Pros: camera

    Cons: design

    Overall: While this phone is easily the best in the market right now, what makes it better is a good case, like the one I have from JsxlTech. It is slide-able and detachable and has a bluetooth keyboard attached, which make typing long emails really easy! Keyboard Case for SIII

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    03 Mar 2013

    Best Features: display

    Pros: Hardware

    Cons: Samsung Touch Wiz

    Overall: Samsung Galaxy S3 is a very good smartphone, packed with features and with a very competitive price. Probably its biggest downside is the Samsung Touch Wiz which does not meet the high specs of the phone, the similar Galaxy Nexus phone does much better without the Samsung Touch Wiz interface. Full GALAXY S III review http://forconsumers.blogspot.com/2012/06/galaxy-s-iii-review.html


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    Pros: Possibilities of enormous

    Cons: Difficult to determine now

    Overall: Possibilities of enormous

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