Samsung Galaxy S III™


The Samsung Galaxy S III™ is creating a new era of physical social interaction with an intuitive and responsive mobile device that makes discovering and sharing your world easier than ever before. The Galaxy S III is the perfect device for those who are socially active, on-the-go multi-taskers who need to stay connected, engaged and entertained.
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Samsung Galaxy S III™


  • 4.8" Super AMOLED screen
  • Advanced 8 MP Camera
  • 1.5 GHz Advanced Dual-Core Processor
  • S Beam

NEW! The newest way to pay

The CIBC Mobile Payment™ App is now available on the Samsung Galaxy S III. The app allows you pay for credit card purchases up to $50 at thousands of locations, including gas stations and grocery stores, and even when you are travelling outside of Canada. To use the new CIBC Mobile Payment App, you must have: • An eligible CIBC credit card • A Samsung Galaxy S III smartphone with data plan and an activated Suretap™ SIM card from Rogers Communication Learn More

Premium Suite now available

Premium Suite now available
Instantly share photos and videos, brings your entertainment to life, and combines the best of productivity and creativity.


S Beam-Now you can share large files from one GS III to another with S Beam. Simply tap your phones and you can beam files between you and your friends. Samsung Link (AllShare Play) -Have a video you want to share from your phone to your big-screen TV? Samsung Link lets you freely stream content from your Galaxy S III to your tablet, laptop and TV.

4.8" Super AMOLED screen

4.8" Super AMOLED screen
The Samsung Galaxy S III offers a superior mobile viewing experience. Whether it's photos, videos or games, content always looks premium on the 4.8" HD Super AMOLED display. The user-friendly screen size also lends itself well to Pop Up Play, a distinct picture-in-picture feature that allows you to watch videos while emailing, texting, or surfing.


Buddy Photo Share-Now when you take a photo, the Galaxy S III recognizes your friends' faces and you can send them the photo with a single touch.

User Experience

Motion-The Galaxy S III truly delivers a more human experience by intuitively responding to hand gestures that allow you to access apps, communicate and more. Smart Stay-The Galaxy S III reduces unwanted screen dimming by actually detecting your eyes – as long as they're on the phone, the screen will stay bright. S Voice-Now you can tell the Galaxy S III to wake up, answer a call, or even take a photo simply with voice commands.

1.5 GHz Advanced Dual-Core Processor

The 8960 chipset, the latest from Qualcomm, features the Snapdragon S4 advanced dual core processor, supporting either LTE or HSPA+ dual core network speeds which is complimented by 2 GB of RAM.

How-to Videos

How-to Videos
Reach the full potential of your Samsung Galaxy S III with Samsung SPSN How-to videos. View step-by-step instructions and learn how to do just about anything right at your fingertips!


MEDIA HUBS-Effortlessly scroll through your passions as the Entertainment Hubs offer you limitless access to videos, games, reading, and music.

Advanced 8 MP Camera

The Samsung Galaxy S III boasts an 8 MP camera with 1080p HD video recording capabilities. Also, exclusive to the Galaxy S III are two extraordinary new applications: Burst Shot and Best Photo. Burst Shot lets you capture up to 20 pictures instantly, while Best Photo takes 8 photos and intuitively selects the best of the bunch.

tech specs

  • OS
    Android 4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Operating System
  • Camera
    8.0 MP Camera

Dimension of SGH-I747MBABMC


  • Operation System
    Android 4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Operating System
  • Browser
    Android 4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Operating System

Physical Specifications

  • Dimension(HxWxD)
    136.6 x 70.6 x 8.6 mm
  • Weight
    133 g



  • External
    HD Super AMOLED
    720 x 1280 screen resolution
    4.8" display size


  • Standard
    Talk Time
    13 h talk time
    Stand-by Time
    250 h standby time


  • Camera Resolution
    8.0 MP Camera
  • Digital/Optical Zoom
    4x Zoom
  • Shot mode
    9 Shot Modes Available
  • Photo Effects
    13 Photo Effects Available


  • Video player
    MPEG4, H.263, H.264, WMV, DIVX Formatt Support
  • Video recording
    Video Recording Available
  • Video Messaging
    Video Messaging Available

Music & Sound

  • Music Player
    Yes, Codec supported MP3, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, MIDI, WMA, WAV, OGG music player format support
  • Poly Ringtones
    Polyphonic Ringtones Available
  • MP3 Ringtone
    MP3 Ringtones Available
  • DRM
    DRM Available (OMA v.1.0 FL)
  • Music Library
    Music Library Available


  • Offline Mode
    Offline Mode Available
  • Voice memo & Voice mail
    Voice Memo and Voicemail Available


    SMS, MMS, Video messaging supported
  • Predictive Text Input T9
    Predictive Text Input T9 Available
  • Email
    Email Available
  • vCard/vCalendar
    vCard / vCalendar Available
  • Instant Messaging
    ChatOn Available


  • Bluetooth
    Bluetooth™ version 4.0
  • USB
    USB Available
  • WAP
    WAP 2.0 Supported
  • Internet HTML Browser
    Internet HTML Browser Supported


  • Total Internal Memory
    32 GB / 16 GB Internal Memory
  • SMS
    SMS available
  • External Memory
    MicroSD up to 32 GB

Personal Information Management

  • Calendar
    Calendar Available
  • Scheduler
    Scheduler Available
  • To do list
    To do list available
  • Clock
    Clock Available
  • Worldtime
    World Time available
  • Alarm
    Alarm Available
  • Currency converter
    Currency Converter available
  • Converter
    Converter Available
  • Calculator
    Calculator Available
  • Memo book
    Memo book available
  • Stop Watch
    Stop watch
  • Countdown Timer
    count down available

Call Function

  • Caller ID
    Video Caller ID Available
  • Dialed/Missed/Received Calls
    Dialed / Missed / Received Calls Available
  • Multiparty
    Multiparty Calling Available
  • Speaker Phone
    Speakerphone Available


Owners Overall Ratings

534 out of 616 (86%) customers recommend this product

  • Features4.5/5.0
  • Performance4.3/5.0
  • Design4.5/5.0
  • Value4.3/5.0

Owner Reviews

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  • Features4/5.0
  • Performance1/5.0
  • Design4/5.0
  • Value1/5.0

Loved this phone, until...

Loved this phone so much I convinced three other people to buy one. Now I feel guilty! Have had problems with this phone from month two. It would just randomly shut off, and I'd have to remove the battery and put it back in to get it going again.

This happened four times. Then in month six, it decided it would no longer charge. My carrier replaced the battery, but it didn't make a difference. I switched to my son's charger, and that worked for a month or so, but now it's doing it again. I'm back to square one, and have to find a new phone to switch to. Very disappointing!

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  • Features5/5.0
  • Performance1/5.0
  • Design4/5.0
  • Value4/5.0

Kitkat update made phone unusable

Battery life and cell signal absolutely dismal since 4.4 update



  • Features1/5.0
  • Performance1/5.0
  • Design1/5.0
  • Value1/5.0

Absolute garbage.

My "phone", sits on my computer desk all day, I do not use apps, I do not play games, I make one or two phone calls a week on average. And the battery lasts less than half a day.

The phone part of this "Smart Phone" is the absolute worst part of the device, and the phone is what I bought it for. It is almost impossible to hear anyone talking, and I often have to repeat myself, because they cannot hear me. I will never buy another Samsung device again. This is absolutely pathetic.

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  • Features3/5.0
  • Performance1/5.0
  • Design5/5.0
  • Value2/5.0

After 1 year the phone won't hold a charge.

Had the phone 1 year and 2 months and the phone won't hold a charge. After charging to 100% and unplugging the charger the battery will drop to 47%.I can't use any of the features on the phone because it will drain the battery too fast.

Wi-fi and data can't be on so I may as well not have a smart phone.

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User Manual

6.21 MB, pdf, ENGLISH(North America)


Other Manuals (1)

  • User Manual

    7.25 MB, pdf, FRENCH(North America)


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