• 4.8" (1280x720) Super AMOLED
  • 1GB
    Exynos 4412 SoC
    64GB Storage
  • 8-MP, f/2.6 1 Rear 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 (Launched 2012-05-01), 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
  • 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
TypeSuper AMOLED
Diagonal (inches)4.8"
Display/Body Ratio65.9%
Sharpness (PPI)306 PPI
Display Glass TypeGorilla Glass 2
  • Multitouch
Color Depth24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)
Primary Camera
Focal Length (35mm) 29mm
Sensor SizeSmall
Hardware Features
  • Flash
Video Resolutions
  • 1080p/30fps
Battery TypeLi-Ion
Battery Capacity (mAh)2100 mAh
Battery Features
  • Removable
Talk Time21 hours
Music Playback Time45 hours
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
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
  • MHL
SAR US Head0.55 W/Kg
SAR US Body1.49 W/Kg
SAR EU Head0.21 W/Kg
Sim Card 0
SIM TypeMicro SIM
Multimedia Features
  • DLNA
Audio Alerts
  • 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
  • Accelerometer
  • Barometer
  • Compass
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • Gyroscope
  • Proximity

Galaxy S3 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

The last time we checked, the Galaxy S3 was retailing at around $295 online. Things may have changed a bit since.
No. the Galaxy S3 is not water-proof as we do not see an IP-Rating.
No, the Galaxy S3 does not have dual-SIMs according to our data, but things could be different in Asian markets. We mostly track USA data.
No, the Galaxy S3 1280x720 display resolution is not 4K.
No, Galaxy S3 does not have Wireless Charging.
No, the Galaxy S3 does not support Qi Wireless Charging.
Yes, the Galaxy S3 is a 4G device that is rated 4G LTE CAT3 (102/51 Mbps).
No, the Galaxy S3 is not a 5G NR device.
No, the Galaxy S3 is not a USB-C handset.
Yes, the Galaxy S3 has a removable battery.

Samsung Galaxy S3 Specs & Speed Benchmarks


Higher is better

3DMark Unlimited Icestorm

Higher is better

GFXBench T-Rex (Offscr.)

Higher is better

Battery Capacity (mAh)

Higher is better