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The now venerable Galaxy S3 is still a good phone, but there are better options for most, even at its much reduced price

Review Date: 12 Mar 2014

Price when reviewed: £500

Buy it now for: £215
(see more store prices)


Reviewed By: Chris Finnamore

Our Rating 5 stars out of 5

User Rating 4 stars out of 5

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Review Date 12 Mar 2014
Price £500
Rating ***** stars out of 5
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Main display size 4.8in
Native resolution 720x1,280
CCD effective megapixels 8-megapixel
Video recording format MP4
Connectivity Bluetooth
GPS yes
Internal memory 16384MB
Memory card support microSD
Memory card included 0MB
Operating frequencies GSM 850/900/1800/1900, 3G 850/900/1900/2100
Wireless data GPRS, EDGE, 3G, HSDPA
Size 137x71x9mm
Weight 133g


Operating system Android 4.0
Microsoft Office compatibility Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PDF viewers
Email client POP3/IMAP/Exchange
Audio format support MP3, WMA, AAC, eAAC, eAAC+, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, OGG, FLAC, AC-3, apt-X
Video playback formats MPEG4, H.263, H.264, WMV, DivX, VC-1
FM Radio yes
Web Browser Android
Accessories headset, data cable, charger
Talk time 22 hours
Standby time 37.5 days

Buying Information

SIM-free price £500
Price on contract 89
SIM-free supplier
Contract/prepay supplier
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