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Elephone S3 (2016) review

Android OS v6.0 (Marshmallow)
Mediatek MT6753
Mali-T720 MP3
3 GB / 16 GB
5.2 inches (1080 x 1920 px)
13 MP, 4160 x 3120 px, autofocus

Elephone announced the launch of the S3 smartphone in 2016. The manufacturer is offering the Elephone S3 phone with 5.2 inches display, Mediatek MT6753 chipset, 3 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage.

The Elephone S3 comes with Android OS v6.0 (Marshmallow) out of the box, and a Li-Po 2100 mAh, non-removable battery. The 5.2 inches phone comes with IPS display (1080 x 1920 px). The IPS display provides enhanced features, such as optimal viewing angles, color accuracy, invariable color reproduction and better power consumption.

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Elephone S3 specifications

BrandElephone
NameS3
ModelS3
Release date2016

Body

The weight of Elephone S3 is about 5.89 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this Elephone phone are average (5.59 x 2.78 x 0.33 inches).

Weight5.89 oz
Dimensions5.59 x 2.78 x 0.33 inches
Colorsgold, gray, rose-gold, silver
SIM typeNano SIM, Micro SIM

System

The Elephone S3 comes with Android OS v6.0 (Marshmallow) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v6.0 (Marshmallow)
SoCMediatek MT6753
CPUOcta-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A53
GPUMali-T720 MP3

Display

The size of S3 screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 5.2 inches IPS display of Elephone S3 with 1080 x 1920 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeIPS
Screen size5.2 inches
Resolution1080 x 1920 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of Elephone S3 (3 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (16 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM3 GB
Internal storage16 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the S3 is equipped with autofocus. An autofocus (or AF) optical system uses a sensor, a control system and a motor to focus on an automatically or manually selected point or area. Very few Android cameras come without autofocus.

Selfie camera1.3 MP
Main camera13 MP, 4160 x 3120 px, autofocus
FlashLED

Connectivity

The Elephone S3 supports 2G, 3G and 4G/LTE networks. This phone has a built-in GPS. GPS is a highly accurate navigation system using signals from satellites to determine a location on the Earth's surface, irrespective of weather conditions. Most phones have a GPS unit on board. The S3 phone has built-in FM radio. The built-in FM Radio is great for listening to your favorite radio station.

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G / 4G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetoothv4.0, A2DP
GPSA-GPS, GLONASS
NFCno
FM radioyes
USBmicroUSB 2.0
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Po 2100 mAh, non-removable battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The lithium polymer (Li-Po) battery is a thin, light-weight, rechargeable battery. No periodic discharge is needed and charging can be done at random. The battery of S3 isn't removable without voiding the warranty.

TypeLi-Po 2100 mAh, non-removable

Features

Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The accelerometer is a sensor that measures the tilting motion and orientation of the phone. The S3 phone has a fingerprint scanner. This sensor identifies and authenticates the fingerprints of an individual in order to grant or deny access to a smartphone. This Elephone phones comes with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear. The Dual SIM capability of Elephone S3 phone is ideal for businesses wishing to provide staff with a mobile device that can offer separate numbers and bills for both personal and business use. This smartphone doesn't support fast charging technology.

Sensorsaccelerometer, fingerprint, light, proximity
SpecialsDual SIM
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The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the Elephone S3, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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