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Samsung Galaxy S III
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Launch SRP S$998

Samsung Galaxy S III

Overall rating 9/10
Editor's Choice

Sporting a quad-core 1.4GHz Cortex-A9 processor, the 4.8-inch Galaxy S III runs on the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich platform and is loaded with features including the S Beam, AllShare Cast, and NFC connectivity.

Comprehensive nifty software additions
Improved TouchWiz UI
Good camera image quality
Superb battery life
Excellent 4.8-inch screen
Plastic and glossy build
S Voice needs work
Slightly expensive

Product Specification

  • GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
  • HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
  • 4G (Dependent on market)
Operating system Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich
Processor Cortex-A9 1.4GHz Quad-core
Built-in Memory 16GB or 32GB or 64GB / 1GB RAM
Display 4.8-inch / 1280 x 720 resolution / HD Super AMOLED with Corning Gorilla Glass
  • 8 Megapixels / Autofocus with Flash & Zero Shutter Lag, BIS
  • Secondary: 1.9 Megapixels / HD recording @30fps, Zero Shutter Lag, BIS
Video Support
  • Codec: MPEG4, H.264, H.263, DivX, DivX3.11, VC-1, VP8, WMV7/8, Sorenson Spark
  • Recording & Playback: Full HD (1080p)
Audio Support Codec: MP3, AMR-NB/WB, AAC/AAC+/eAAC+, WMA, OGG, FLAC, AC-3, apt-X
Connectivity Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v4.0(LE), Wi-Fi HT40, GPS/GLONASS, NFC, Micro-USB v2.0 (MHL)
Storage Type microSD (Up to 64GB)
Battery 2,100mAh
Dimensions 136.6 x 70.6 x 8.6mm
Weight 133g

7 user review(s)


lawjk, the design quotient is more than just the type of material used. It factors in many other aspects related to design from its other physical aspects all the way to software. As such, this is our findings and opinion from testing various devices.

Still, you are entitled to your own opinion of the device and that's what this section is about - a user's personal review of a product because everyone's experience and findings may vary and it’s great to share this with other readers for more viewpoints. It's not about feedback for our content. For that, you should use our Reviews Lab forum which is also mentioned at the bottom of each article:- http://forums.hardwarezone.com.sg/hardwarezone-com-reviews-lab-online-publication-26/


Design is worth 8.5 ... i dont know what kind of review is that .. it should be 7 not chic and plasticky feel classify as the bad can get8.5.. lousy review. i think LG latest model and iphone 5 should have a better design rating V passe and lousy review.


Hi saijunior,

The battery is removable and replaceable by the user. do check out our article where we have a photo of the battery compartment under the Hands On & Comparison Photos section.




Battery can removable or replaceable by user?

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