• 4.8" (1280x720) Super AMOLED
  • 1GB
    Exynos 4412 SoC
    64GB Storage
  • 8-MP, f/2.6 Rear: 1 Camera
  • 2100 mAh

The Samsung Galaxy S3 phone has a 4.8-inch (1280x720) Super AMOLED screen, a 8MP main camera and a 1.9MP selfie camera. The battery capacity is 2100 mAh and the main processor is a Exynos 4412 with 1 GB of RAM.

Specifications Highlights
ProductGalaxy S3 (2012), Price: 295 USD at Amazon
Display4.8" 1280x720 Super AMOLED
Rear Camera(s)
  • 29mm 8-MP f/2.6 (Primary)
Selfie Camera(s)
  • 1.9-MP
Computing
  • Exynos 4412 SoC
  • 1GB RAM
  • 64GB Storage
  • MicroSD (64GB max.)
Battery2100 mAh
DesignIP Rating, 133g (4.7oz), 136.6x70.6x8.6 mm (5.38 x 2.78 x 0.34 inches)
Price (Market)$295
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Display
TypeSuper AMOLED
Diagonal (inches)4.8"
Display/Body Ratio65.9%
Resolution1280x720
Sharpness (PPI)306 PPI
Display Glass TypeGorilla Glass 2
Features
  • Multitouch
Color Depth24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)
Primary Camera
Megapixel8-MP
Aperturef/2.6
Focal Length (35mm) 29mm
Sensor Pixel Size1.4 µm
Sensor SizeSmall
Hardware Features
  • Flash
Video Resolutions
  • 1080p/30fps
Battery
Battery TypeLi-Ion
Battery Capacity (mAh)2100 mAh
Battery Features
  • Removable
Talk Time21 hours
Music Playback Time45 hours
Computing
Processor BrandSamsung
Processor NameExynos 4412
Processor ModelExynos 4412
Processor # Cores4
Main Processor Frequency (GHz)1.4 GHz
RAM Options1GB
Internal Storage Options64GB
Memory Card TypeMicroSD
Mem. Card Max. Size64GB
Operating System + VersionAndroid 4.0.4
Communications
LTE Category (Download)LTE CAT3 102/51 Mbps
Modem Features
  • GPRS
  • EDGE
  • LTE
WiFi Speed
  • a
  • b
  • g
  • n
WiFi Features
  • Hotspot
  • Dual-band
  • WiFi Direct
Bluetooth VersionBluetooth 4.0
Bluetooth Features
  • A2DP
  • BT EDR
NFC Features
  • NFC Supported
Connector TypeMicro USB
Connector Features
  • USB OTG
  • USB OTG
  • MHL
SAR US Head0.55 W/Kg
SAR US Body1.49 W/Kg
SAR EU Head0.21 W/Kg
Sim Card 0
NameSIM0
SIM TypeMicro SIM
Multimedia
Multimedia Features
  • DLNA
Audio Alerts
  • VIBRATION
  • MP3
  • WAV
Audio Features
  • Loudspeaker
  • 3.5mm Port
  • Phone Noise Cancellation
  • FM Radio
Audio Formats
  • MP3
  • WAV
  • WMA
  • FLAC
Video Formats
  • MP4
  • DIVX
  • XVID
  • WMV
  • H.264
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Barometer
  • Compass
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • Gyroscope
  • Proximity

Galaxy S3 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Is the Samsung Galaxy S3 waterproof?

No. Our information indicates that the Galaxy S3 is NOT water-resistant an has no IP-Rating rating. Ingress Protection, or I.P, is a certification that shows if water or dust can penetrate devices.

Is the Galaxy S3 Dual-SIM?

No, the Galaxy S3 does not have dual-SIMs as far as we know, but it may be different in Asia. We mainly track USA data.

Is the Galaxy S3 4K?

No, the Galaxy S3 1280x720 resolution is not 4K. 4K is normally defined as 4096×2160 (2160p) or 3840×2160 (UHD) resolution on mobiles, but it has even more variants for Cinema and Televisions.

Does the Galaxy S3 feature Wireless Charging?

No, Galaxy S3 does not support Wireless Charging.

Does the Galaxy S3 operates on 4G data?

Yes, the Galaxy S3 is a 4G-LTE smartphone that is rated 4G LTE CAT3 (102/51 Mbps).

Does the Galaxy S3 operates on 5G networks?

No, the Galaxy S3 does not work on 5G NR networks.

Does the Galaxy S3 have a USB-C connector?

No, the Galaxy S3 does not have a USB Type C connector.

Does the Galaxy S3 have a removable battery?

Yes, the Galaxy S3 has a removable battery.

Samsung Galaxy S3 Specs & Speed Benchmarks

Antutu

Higher is better

3DMark Unlimited Icestorm

Higher is better

GFXBench T-Rex (Offscr.)

Higher is better

Battery Capacity (mAh)

Higher is better