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Samsung Galaxy S3

Specifications

Samsung Galaxy S3Notebook: Samsung Galaxy S3 (Galaxy Series)
Processor: Samsung Exynos 4412 Quad
Graphics Adapter: ARM Mali-400 MP4
Display: 4.8 inch, 16:9, 1280x720 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 0.133kg
Price: 599 euro
Average Score: 87.5% - good
Average of 6 scores (from 7 reviews)
price: 80%, performance: 66%, features: 68%, display: 85% mobility: 95%, workmanship: 87%, ergonomy: 78%, emissions: 90%

Reviews for the Samsung Galaxy S3

88% Review Samsung Galaxy S3 (GT-I9300) Smartphone | Notebookcheck
A new Galaxy. Samsung introduced its smartphone flagship from the latest portfolio at a big event in London. A quad-core SoC based on ARM, a 720p screen, NFC and Android 4.0 ICS belong to the must-haves of this category today. Is Samsung's Galaxy S3 the new category leader in an attractive packaging?
Motorola Moto G vs Samsung Galaxy S3 smartphone comparison review: which is the best budget Android phone?
Source: PC Advisor English
Choose the Moto G if you want a more recent version of Android and a cheaper phone. The Galaxy S3 is a marginally better performer with a marginally better camera. But really these are two excellent smartphones that offer a glimpse of just how much phone you can get for relatively little cash these days.
Comparison, online available, Short, Date: 01/09/2014
90% Samsung Galaxy S3 review - how does the Android phone that changed everything stack up now?
Source: PC Advisor English
The Galaxy S3 remains an excellent smartphone. It offers a good design and build quality, despite our small niggles. Samsung has put together an impressive set of hardware resulting in silky smooth performance and extensive software features. It is certainly in no way outdated in the current market.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/17/2013
Rating: Total score: 90% price: 80% performance: 90% features: 90% workmanship: 90%

Foreign Reviews

86% Samsung Galaxy S 3 Neo
Source: Stiftung Warentest - Heft 3/2015 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 02/01/2015
Rating: Total score: 86% mobility: 91% ergonomy: 89%
95% Samsung Galaxy S3 (i9300)
Source: SFT - Heft 2/2014 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 01/01/2014
Rating: Total score: 95%
83% Samsung Galaxy S3 (i9300)
Source: PC News - Heft 01/2014 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 12/01/2013
Rating: Total score: 83%
Samsung Galaxy S3 (i9300)
Source: Connect Freestyle - Heft 1/2014 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 12/01/2013
83% Samsung Galaxy S3 (i9300)
Source: PC News - Heft 1/2014 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 12/01/2013
Rating: Total score: 83%

Comment

ARM Mali-400 MP4: OpenGL ES 2.0 GPU for ARM based SoCs with 4 fragment processors and 1 vertex processor.

These graphics cards are not suited for Windows 3D games. Office and Internet surfing however is possible.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


4412 Quad: Quad Core Cortex-A9 SoC with a ARM Mali-400 MP4 graphics card.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


4.8":

This is a typical smartphone diagonal.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


0.133 kg:

Only few smartphones are more lightweight than this.


Samsung: The Samsung Group is composed of numerous international businesses, all united under the Samsung brand in South Korea. The meaning of the Korean word Samsung is "tristar" or "three stars". The Samsung brand is one of the most important brands of South Korea. Samsung is an international notebook manufacturer of medium size according market shares and reviews.

Samsung reviews


87.5%: This is a good rating above average. Nevertheless you should not forget, that 10-15% of all notebook-models get a better rating.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

Devices from a different Manufacturer and/or with a different CPU

Samsung Galaxy S5 mini
Mali-400 MP4, Exynos 3470 Quad

Devices with the same GPU

Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom
Mali-400 MP4, Exynos 4212 1.5 GHz, 4.3", 0.208 kg
Samsung Galaxy Note II GT-N7100
Mali-400 MP4, Exynos 4412 Quad, 5.5", 0.182 kg

Devices with Same Screen Size and/or Weight

Samsung Galaxy J1
Mali-400 MP2, Spreadtrum SC8830, 4.3", 0.122 kg
Samsung Galaxy S6 Active
Mali-T760 MP8, Exynos 7420 Octa, 5.1", 0.15 kg
Samsung Galaxy Xcover 3
GC7000UL, Armada PXA1908, 4.5", 0.154 kg
Samsung Galaxy E5
Adreno 306, Snapdragon 410 MSM8916, 5.0", 0.12 kg
Samsung Galaxy E7
Adreno 306, Snapdragon 410 MSM8916, 5.5", 0.141 kg
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge
Mali-T760 MP8, Exynos 7420 Octa, 5.1", 0.132 kg
Samsung Galaxy S6
Mali-T760 MP8, Exynos 7420 Octa, 5.1", 0.138 kg
Samsung Galaxy A7
Adreno 405, Snapdragon 615 MSM8939, 5.5", 0.141 kg
Samsung Galaxy Grand Max
Adreno 306, Snapdragon 410 MSM8916, 5.3", 0.161 kg
Samsung Galaxy A3
Adreno 306, Snapdragon 410 MSM8916, 4.5", 0.11 kg
Samsung Galaxy A5
Adreno 306, Snapdragon 410 MSM8916, 5.0", 0.123 kg
Samsung Galaxy Core Prime
Adreno 306, Snapdragon 410 MSM8916, 4.5", 0.13 kg
Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime
Adreno 306, Snapdragon 410 MSM8916, 5.0", 0.156 kg
Samsung Galaxy Note Edge
Adreno 420, Snapdragon 805 APQ8084, 5.6", 0.174 kg
Samsung Galaxy Note 4
Adreno 420, Snapdragon 805 APQ8084, 5.7", 0.176 kg
Samsung Galaxy Alpha
Mali-T628 MP6, Exynos 5430 Octa, 4.7", 0.115 kg
Samsung Galaxy S5 Sport
Adreno 330, unknown, 5.1", 0.16 kg
Samsung Galaxy S5 LTE-A Prime
Adreno 420, Snapdragon 805 APQ8084, 5.1", 0.145 kg
Samsung Galaxy K Zoom
Mali-T624, Exynos 5260 Hexa, 4.8", 0.2 kg
Samsung Galaxy S5 Active
Adreno 330, Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AC, 5.1", 0.17 kg
Samsung Galaxy S5
Adreno 330, Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AC, 5.1", 0.145 kg
Samsung Galaxy Core LTE SM-G386F
SGX544, MP5232, 4.5", 0.137 kg
Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Neo N7505
Mali-T624, Exynos 5260 Hexa, 5.5", 0.162 kg
Samsung Galaxy Grand 2
Adreno 305, Snapdragon 400 MSM8226, 5.3", 0.163 kg
Samsung Galaxy Express 2
unknown, unknown, 4.5", 0.2 kg
Samsung Galaxy Star GT-S5280
unknown, unknown, 3.0", 0.1 kg
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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2013-06-23 (Update: 2013-06-23)