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Samsung Galaxy S3 Slim (2014) review

Android OS v4.2 (Jelly Bean)
Marvell PXA1088
Vivante GC1000
1 GB / 8 GB
4.52 inches (540 x 960 px)
5 MP, 2592 х 1944 px, autofocus

Samsung announced the launch of the Galaxy S3 Slim smartphone in 2014. The manufacturer is offering the Samsung Galaxy S3 Slim phone with 4.52 inches display, Marvell PXA1088 chipset, 1 GB of RAM and 8 GB of internal storage.

The Samsung Galaxy S3 Slim comes with Android OS v4.2 (Jelly Bean) out of the box, and a Li-Ion 2100 mAh battery. The 4.52 inches phone comes with TFT display (540 x 960 px). A thin-film transistor (TFT) is a type of field-effect transistor that is usually used in a liquid crystal display (LCD). This type of display features a thin-film transistor for each individual pixel.

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Samsung Galaxy S3 Slim specifications

BrandSamsung
NameGalaxy S3 Slim
ModelSM-G3812
Release date2014

Body

The weight of Samsung Galaxy S3 Slim is about 4.9 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this Samsung phone are average (5.24 x 2.6 x 0.38 inches).

Weight4.9 oz
Dimensions5.24 x 2.6 x 0.38 inches
Colorsblack, white
SIM typeMicro SIM

System

The Samsung Galaxy S3 Slim comes with Android OS v4.2 (Jelly Bean) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v4.2 (Jelly Bean)
SoCMarvell PXA1088
CPUQuad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7
GPUVivante GC1000

Display

The size of Galaxy S3 Slim screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 4.52 inches TFT display of Samsung Galaxy S3 Slim with 540 x 960 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeTFT
Screen size4.52 inches
Resolution540 x 960 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of Samsung Galaxy S3 Slim (1 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (8 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM1 GB
Internal storage8 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the Galaxy S3 Slim 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 cameraVGA
Main camera5 MP, 2592 х 1944 px, autofocus
FlashLED

Connectivity

The Samsung Galaxy S3 Slim doesn't support 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 Galaxy S3 Slim phone doesn't have built-in FM radio.

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

Battery

The Li-Ion 2100 mAh battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The Li-ion is a low maintenance battery which offers high energy, is lightweight and does not require periodic full discharge. The battery of Galaxy S3 Slim is removable. You can simply buy a new piece from the open market and interchange it easily by yourself.

TypeLi-Ion 2100 mAh

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. This Samsung phones comes with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear.

Sensorsaccelerometer, compass, proximity
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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 Samsung Galaxy S3 Slim, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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Samsung Galaxy S3 Slim / SM-G3812

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