Galaxy S3

The Samsung Galaxy S3 is a smartphone from Samsung that was launched on May 3 2012 in London, UK. It is scheduled to hit the European market on May 25th. Among the technical highlights, the Samsung Galaxy S3 features a 4.8″ Super AMOLED display (1280×720), Android 4.0, dual UD cameras (8MP and 1.9MP), 16GB to 32GB of Flash storage (+microSD for 64GB extension), Dual-GPS and a 2100mAh battery. It weighs 133g and measures 136.6 x 70.6 x 8.6 mm. Full Galaxy S3 Review

Samsung Galaxy S3 Explodes In Boy’s Bed
Exploding smartphones are nothing new, and such instances have caused misery, pain and a whole lot of grief in the past. The Samsung Galaxy S3, while a great phone when it was first released, was acknowledged by Samsung to have heat-related issues, having exploded in a Thai bank before. This time around, it was a Galaxy S3 which was left to charge overnight in Kajaani, Finland, where it then exploded.

CM13 Brings Android 6.0 Marshmallow To The Galaxy S3
The Samsung Galaxy S3 was launched in 2012 meaning that it is now a little over 3 years old. By Android standards, that makes the device pretty old and as far as getting updates are concerned, you can forget about it, at least not in the official capacity. The good news is that if you’re still holding onto the phone, you’re in luck.Thanks to the folks at CyanogenMod, it looks […]

Galaxy S3 And Note 2 Won't Get Lollipop In UK
Google released Android 5.0 Lollipop late last year so it has been a lot of time since the software has been out there but still there are quite a few devices that haven’t received it yet. While many OEMs have confirmed which of their devices will be getting the update, some have not fully confirmed the roadmap, which is leading to confusion among users. Galaxy Note 2 owners know this all too […]

Samsung Galaxy S3 Explodes In Thai Bank, Footage Caught On Camera
Exploding phone are scary, and why wouldn’t they? After all doesn’t it sound scary that you could be walking with your phone in your hand or pocket when it suddenly catches on fire or blows up? Yea we know, it’s not something you’d like to think about. Well it looks like we have another story of an exploding phone.This time the phone involved is the Samsung Galaxy S3 and the […]


Samsung Galaxy S3 i9300 Gets Android 4.4.4 Update At Last
The Samsung Galaxy S3 is truly a breakout smartphone, and it seems that as the former flagship ages with the passing passage of time, there is less and less attention heaped on it by Samsung. While we hear of the South Korean E210S model of the Samsung Galaxy S3 picking up an Android 4.4.4 KitKat update recently, it seems as though the i9300 variant, which is the international model, has […]

Galaxy S3 LTE GT-I9305N Android 4.4.4 Update Released
Ever since Android 4.4 KitKat was released there has been an endless debate about whether or not the original Samsung Galaxy S3 is going to receive this update. We know for sure now that Samsung has no plans of releasing said update for Galaxy S3 GT-I9300 as the device has reached the end of its 18-month support period. That doesn’t mean other variants of this smartphone have been hung out to […]

Verizon Releases KitKat For Galaxy S3 And Galaxy S4 Mini
The KitKat update has been rolled out for a handful of devices on different carriers this week and today Verizon joins that list with a couple of Samsung devices. Galaxy S3 and Galaxy S4 mini on Big Red finally receive Android 4.4.2. The latter also received KitKat on Sprint today. The update not only brings everything we have come to expect from KitKat but also some bloatware and Samsung’s Knox 2.0 security suite.

AT&T Samsung Galaxy S3 Receives Android 4.4 KitKat Update
It was earlier this year that the Galaxy S4 picked up the Android 4.4 KitKat update, while the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 too, was on the receiving end of the Android 4.4 KitKat update not too long afterwards. The Samsung Galaxy S4 Active, too, was the recipient of the Android 4.4 KitKat update in the middle of April, and fast forward the clock, we are well halfway into the year […]

U.S. Cellular Galaxy S3 Android 4.4 KitKat Update Released
Quite a lot of people are still rocking the Samsung Galaxy S3 and since the device is supported for software updates, they have been patiently waiting to get a piece of KitKat on their device. Good news for U.S. Cellular subscribers today. The carrier has started rolling out the Android 4.4.2 KitKat update for its Galaxy S3. The roll out has already begun so the update may already have popped […]

Galaxy S3 GT-I9300 KitKat ROM Available
A few days back Samsung finally ended speculation about the Galaxy S3 GT-I9300 KitKat update. The company confirmed that it won’t release a KitKat update for the device since its 1GB RAM isn’t enough to “load system apps.” However it was only a matter of time before third party developers stepped in. Most people like Android for the vibrant developer community and Galaxy S3 owners that were left out will certainly […]

Samsung Confims Galaxy S3 GT-I9300 KitKat Update Won't Be Released
The company has finally given an answer to a question that many Galaxy S3 GT-I9300 owners have been asking for a few months now, but its answer isn’t something they would be happy to hear. There was much debate about the possibility of an Android 4.4 KitKat update for this particular variant and while it has seemed imminent in the past, Samsung has officially confirmed today that it is not […]

Galaxy S3 GT-I9300 KitKat Update Might Not Come After All
Samsung has been quick in updating most of its existing and supported devices to Android 4.4 KitKat, the major Android software update that Google released late last year. Possibility of the Galaxy S3 GT-I9300 KitKat update has been debated quite a lot over the past few months and if today’s report is correct then the update might not be released anytime soon.

Sprint Galaxy S3 KitKat Update Released
The last major update Sprint released for its Samsung Galaxy S3 variant was back in November 2013. That was the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update. Since then the carrier has rolled out KitKat for Galaxy S4 and the Galaxy S5 already comes with Android 4.4 preinstalled. Galaxy S3 owners are finally being put of their misery today with the release of KitKat.

Android 4.4 For Galaxy S3 And Galaxy Note 2 Still On The Cards
OEMs give priority to their most recent devices whenever major updates are released. We witnessed this with Samsung and Android 4.4 KitKat. So far the update has only been released for Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy S4, its two flagships from 2013. Galaxy S3 and Galaxy Note 2 owners are still waiting on the update, it was expected to drop by the end of March, but we didn’t hear anything […]

Galaxy S3 GT-I9300 Android 4.4 Update Expected By End Of March
A few weeks back it was rumored that the Galaxy S3 GT-I9300 Android 4.4 update is not going to be released. The reason behind this is believed to be the fact that this smartphone has 1GB RAM, which may not be enough to support the update as well as the accompanying hefty TouchWiz user interface. Since then there have been conflicting reports over the matter, and just last week it was […]

Galaxy S3 t999 Android 4.3 Update Released
Good news for people who own a T-Mobile Galaxy S3 t999. The carrier has released an optional Android 4.3 update for them, it comes nearly three months after said update was released for the LTE variant of this very smartphone. The Galaxy S3 t999 Android 4.3 update is rolling out now. Those who haven’t already been notified by their devices about an OTA update can now fish for it through […]

Galaxy S3 Slim Spotted On Samsung Brazil's Website
We’re not sure if it’s a good or bad thing that Samsung loves to release multiple variants of the same handset, let alone try and revisit a handset that’s about 2 years old by now. On Samsung’s Brazilian website, the company has revealed a new handset called the Galaxy S3 Slim.Yup, you read that right, Samsung is looking to release a handset variant based on the Galaxy S3 from two […]

Galaxy S3 GT-I9300 Android 4.4 Update Expected Again
The Galaxy S3 was one of Samsung’s best performing smartphones. Even now there is a sizeable majority of users that has chosen not to upgrade from this outdated flagship. No matter how popular it may be, that doesn’t mean it would be on the top of the OEMs list for major software updates. A recent rumor suggested that the Galaxy S3 GT-I9300 Android 4.4 update is out of the question […]

Galaxy S3 GT-I9300 Android 4.4 Update Might Not Materialize
A few days back Samsung U.S. released an official list of devices that will be getting the Android 4.4 KitKat update in the near future. This finally cleared up the matter for millions of users in the country, many of whom had been wondering exactly when the company will push out the latest iteration of Google’s mobile operating system for their devices. A similar list has come up from the […]

Samsung Galaxy S3 And Note 2 Rumored To Receive Android 4.4.2 By End Of March
It is not surprising that Samsung’s newer devices, like the Samsung Galaxy S4 and the Galaxy Note 3 are on the receiving end of the latest build of Android, but what about Samsung’s older devices? If there was a drawback to not owning a Nexus device is that you never know if and when your OEM decides to update to the latest build of Android, but the good news is […]