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Samsung Galaxy S III (CDMA)

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Samsung's global flagship for 2012 sports a full complement of high-end features in a compact, rounded body. Key features include 4G LTE data, a dual-core S4 processor, a large 4.8-inch display fronted by curved glass, an 8-megapixel camera that can record HD video and stills at the same time, NFC, advanced voice control, and a memory card slot.

Verizon version listed separately

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Display 4.8 in   diagonal
HD   720 x 1280 pixels
306 ppi   approx.
Samsung Super AMOLED
Battery 2100 mAh LiIon
Talk: 9.2 hours max.
Processor 1.5 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S4
Storage 16 GB raw hardware
12.1 GB available to user
Expandable via memory card
or 32 GB storage
Weight 4.65 oz   132 g
Dimensions 5.38 x 2.78 x 0.34 in   137 x 71 x 8.6 mm
OS / Platform Android version 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
LTE 25 / 26 / 41
CDMA 800 / 850 / 1900
LTE   4G
band 25 / 1900 MHz   PCS+G (USA (Sprint))
band 26 / 850 MHz   Extended Cellular (USA (Sprint))
band 41 / 2500 MHz   BRS / EBS (USA (Sprint))

CDMA   2G / 3G
800 MHz / band 27 / BC10   ESMR (Americas (Sprint))
850 MHz / band 5 / BC0   Cellular (Americas, Oceania, Brazil, Israel)
1900 MHz / band 2 / BC1   PCS (Americas)
US Cellular version adds CDMA 1700, LTE 700/850/1700 / older Sprint versions only support LTE 1900
SIM card size Micro   3FF

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Group Features   Show all features
Barometer -
Bluetooth Supported Profiles: HSP 1.2, HFP 1.5, OPP, PBA, A2DP 1.2, AVRC 1.3, HID, PAN, MAP
version 4.0
Call Screening -
Camera Resolution: 8+ megapixel
auto-focus, LED flash / zero shutter lag, burst mode, HDR, smile detection, face detection & recognition, panorama, scene modes, anti-shake / can shoot still photos while recording video
Changeable Body Plates -
Fast Charging -
Fingerprint Reader -
Flashlight via widget
FM Radio -
Front-Facing Camera Resolution: 1.9-megapixel
HD Voice Qualcomm
Headphone Jack (3.5mm) Yes
Hearing Aid Compatible Rating: M4 (very compatible)
US Cellular version is rated M4, T4
High-Speed Data Technology: LTE (Cat 3)
Infrared (IR) -
Memory Card Slot Card Type: microSD
supports up to 64 GB
Miracast -
MirrorLink -
Multiple Languages Languages Supported: English, Spanish, Korean
NFC supports Google Wallet
Push-To-Talk -
Ringer Profiles -
Ruggedized -
Second Camera -
Second Display -
Side Keys volume on left / lock on right
Speaker Phone Yes
Stereo Speakers -
Text Keyboard, Hardware -
Touch Screen Type: Capacitive
TTY/TDD (Digital) Yes
TV Output via MHL (USB)
USB Connector: Micro-USB
Vibrate Yes
Video Capture Resolution: 1080p HD
anti-shake / can shoot still photos while recording video
Water-Resistant -
Wi-Fi Version(s): 802.11 a,b,g,n
supports Wi-Fi Direct, WPS
Wireless Charging -


FCC IDs A3LSPHL710 »   approved Jun 1, 2012
A3LSCHR530 »   approved Jun 28, 2012

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