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Samsung i9300 GALAXY S III (S3)

alaTest has collected and analyzed 31292 reviews from magazines and websites. People really like the camera and value for money. The responsiveness and screen also get good reviews. Comments are divided on the battery, while there are some negative views about the text input and reliability.

usability, screen, responsiveness, value for money, camera

features, reliability, text input

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Samsung i9300 GALAXY S III (S3) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 94/100 = Excellent quality.

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Samsung i9300 GALAXY S III (S3)

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 1996 user reviews of Samsung i9300 GALAXY S III (S3) from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Mobile Phones on Amazon.co.uk.

screen, value for money, usability, responsiveness, battery

features, reception

89% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

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Amazon.com review summary for Samsung i9300 GALAXY S III (S3)

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 11274 user reviews of Samsung i9300 GALAXY S III (S3) from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.com.

screen, value for money, usability, design, responsiveness

reliability, features

85% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

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Review Samsung Galaxy S3 (GT-I9300) Smartphone

 

A new Galaxy. Samsung introduced its smartphone flagship from the latest portfolio at a big event in London. A quad-core SoC based on ARM, a 720p screen, NFC and Android 4.0 ICS belong to the must-haves of this category today. Is Samsung's Galaxy S3...

Casing's attractive design ; Micro SD card reader (up to 64 GB) ; 50 GB of Dropbox storage (24 months) ; NFC (near-field communication) ; Appealing and swift user interface (TouchWiz 5.0) ; Camera module (1080p shots, 8 megapixels, LED flash) ;...

Aluminum looks rather than aluminum (rim) ; 12 month warranty only ; Preinstalled bloatware ; Many software features only a nice-to-have (S Voice, Smart Stay and co.) ; AMOLED screen's brightness ; Temperature development during load

Current Android smartphones powered by Android 4.0.4 operating system from the premium and upper midrange. Among others, HTC's One X, LG's Optimus 4X HD or Huawei Ascent D Quad. With Windows Phone: Nokia Lumia 900

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Samsung Galaxy S3 Review

 

The Samsung Galaxy S3, one of the most anticipated Android smartphone ever, finally arrives in the USA after a successful launch in Europe and elsewhere. In its final North American form, the Galaxy S3 differs from its international cousins in [...]

It is fair to say that the Galaxy S3 is an excellent smartphone. While it is not the “revolution” that Samsung fans were waiting for, the S3 deserves its spot in the Android Hall of Fame. Its design had created some controversy, but we do like it – a...

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Samsung Galaxy S III Review

 

Samsung's Galaxy S III has finally hit Indian shores and loyal Sammy fans can't wait to get their grubby mitts on one. We know many Galaxy S II owners who've already swapped their phone for the upgraded model. Samsung made us wait a painfully long time...

Samsung has priced their flagship offering at 43,180, however actual retail pricing is closer to 38,900. This is still a little bit more expensive compared to the HTC One X, although the latter has been in the market for a while longer. Once things...

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Samsung Galaxy S III (Boost Mobile)

 

The Samsung Galaxy S III is the best smartphone you can get on Boost Mobile, but it'll cost you.

Large, high-resolution screen. Fast processor. 4G LTE support. Good camera. Runs Android 4.1.2 (Jelly Bean)

Expensive. Data speeds are not quite as fast as many other carriers

Following in the steps of its belated launch of the Galaxy S II 4G, the Samsung Galaxy S III is now available for Boost Mobile a year later than it appeared almost everywhere else. And guess what? It's still a great phone. Sure, it's pretty expensive...

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Samsung Galaxy S III (Cricket Wireless)

 

The Samsung Galaxy S III is still one of the world's best smartphones, and available from Cricket Wireless at an unusually low price.

Excellent screen. Fast processor. High-quality camera. Will get more features as time goes on

Android 4.1 not yet available at time of review. Cricket's 4G coverage is very limited

The world's top Android smartphone is now available at a very low price without a contract. Cricket Wireless's innovation with its Galaxy S III phone isn't in technology—this is the same Galaxy S III that millions of people around the world love—but in...

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Samsung Galaxy S III Jelly Bean preview: First look

 

The Galaxy S III didn't stay in the R&D lab long enough to come with Jelly Bean out of box, but once the latest Android version was announced, Samsung was quick to commit to releasing a timely update. And it seems the wait will be shorter than expected...

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New models of Smartphones seem to be arriving on phone store shelves almost daily, and the Apple iPhone is feeling the snapping at their heels by the latest models from numerous companies. Samsung's Galaxy S-III is definitely strong competition. . . . .

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Samsung Galaxy S III for Verizon Wireless review

 

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Reasonable price ; Smooth performance ; Brilliant Super AMOLED HD display ; Call quality and network speeds

GSM roaming isn't available yet ; Doesn't offer 50GB Dropbox storage space

If you're a Verizon customer interested in the best bang for your buck, look no further than the Galaxy S III.

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Latest Galaxy Phone Aims for the Stars, But Falls Short

 

The Galaxy S III is Samsung's most ambitious smartphone yet, and it serves as a testament to the company's growing stature as a premium handset maker. However, while it's a fine smartphone, it's not the unqualified success it aspires to be, and it's...

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Samsung Galaxy S III Review

 

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...

Phrases like “best ever smartphone” are overplayed: the market moves so fast, for a start, and the range of sizes and features out there mean what may be a key priority for you might be a minor quibbling point for someone else. Still, if your phone has...

Product Specifications

Intuitive, stylish and simple to use, the Samsung Galaxy S III smartphone delivers a personalized, seamless mobile experience that helps your day run smoothly—whether it's time for work, family or play. At last, here’s a smartphone that recognizes your voice, understands your intentions, and lets you create and share precious moments instantly. The Galaxy S III offers one of the most sophisticated interactive mobile experiences to date. You’ll be able to send photos, videos and information easier and faster than ever; stay better connected to friends and family members from wherever you are; and run multiple functions on your phone at the same time.

Camera

Autofocus: Yes
Built-in Camera:Double Camera
Built-in Flash: Yes
Video Resolution in Pixel:HD1080p

Configuration

Audio Playback: Yes
GPS Receiver:Built-in
Integrated Radio:FM Radio
Integrated TV Tuner: No
Java: Yes
Push to Talk: No
Realtone: Yes
User Interface for Text:Touchscreen
Video Client: Yes

Connectivity

A2DP: Yes
Bluetooth: Yes
Memory Card Slot: Yes
Multi SIM Card: No
Near Field Communication:No / Yes
USB: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: Yes
WiFi Data Exchange: Yes

Data Transfer

EDGE: Yes
GPRS: Yes
HSCSD: No
HSDPA: Yes
Technology:4.X LTE / GSM/PCN / WCDMA (UMTS)

Display

Display Technology:HD SUPER AMOLED / Super-AMOLED Plus
Number of Display Colours:16 Millions
Number of Displays:1

General Features

Design:Bar
EASY USE PHONE: No
Elderly Friendly Phone: No
Operating System:Android
Operating System Version:Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich
Operator:3 / EE / LIFE MOBILE / METEOR / MVNO / O2 / Orange / Sim Free / T-MOBILE / Tesco MB / Virgin / Vodafone
Product Type:Mobile Phone / Smartphone
Way of Buying:Contract / Prepay Pack / Sim Free / Variable Pack

Messaging

E-Mail Functionality: Yes
Instant Messaging: Yes
Push email: Yes
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