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Galaxy S III 16GB (Virgin Mobile)

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Sharing photos, music and video isn’t just better or easier–it’s almost instant

New ways to interact and simplify your life with your phone

8 MP

Camera resolution (Rear)

Expandable Memory

Expandable Memory

HD Display

HD Display

Android™ 4.3

Android™ 4.3

Share Back-to-Back

Share Back-to-Back

If sharing is your thing, the Samsung Galaxy S III is your phone. With S Beam™, you can share large HD files in seconds — just touch compatible devices back-to-back. S Beam™ takes full advantage of NFC (Near-Field Communication) and Wi-Fi® Direct technology, making it quick and easy for you to share photos, videos, documents, calendars, contacts and more. And you don’t even need Wi-Fi® or a cellular signal.

Share Big

As much as you like a crowd huddled around admiring your new phone, it won’t be necessary with AllShare® Play. Because now, you can play your music, videos and slide shows on any compatible HDTV or computer for all to see. Go big.

Share Big
Share Photos Instantly

Share Photos Instantly

Share Shot lets you share your photos with up to five friends – as you take them. What does this mean? You don’t have to remember to share later; just share on the spot and forget it. Sharing has never been so much fun, so fast or so hassle-free. Learn more: The Next Big Thing Ads: 3 Great Camera Tricks.

Gesture Smarter

The Galaxy S III goes beyond swiping and pinching. Special motion gestures let you do things easier and more intuitively than ever before. For example, to capture a screen shot, just swipe your hand across the screen. To get to the top of a list, just tap the top of your phone. Or if you're texting someone and want to call them, just put the phone to your ear. It doesn’t get any smarter than that.

Gesture Smarter
Speak, and the Galaxy S III will Listen

Speak, and the Galaxy S III will Listen

S Voice™ responds to your every voice command, acting as your on-board personal assistant to give you helpful, accurate information, dial phone numbers, send messages, open apps and more. It will follow your commands and answer your questions quickly and intelligently. You can tell your phone to wake you up, take a photo, answer a call, send a text message or play your favorite song. In fact, thanks to S Voice, you might never talk to real people again.

Simplify any Task

Samsung TecTiles™ is the short-hand way to operate your Galaxy S III. Just program your “tiles” to automatically handle repetitive actions, like changing settings or performing certain tasks. After that, all you’ll need is a simple tap of your phone. It can launch apps, connect you to Facebook® or Twitter® or share a contact with any NFC-enabled phone. TecTiles are sold separately.

Simplify any Task
Memories in a Moment

Memories in a Moment

The Galaxy S III is as powerful as it is stylish. For starters, the camera has 8.0 megapixels and absolutely zero shutter lag, so you can catch memories the moment you press the shutter. Want more? Take up to 20 continuous shots in seconds with Burst Shot. The front-facing camera even has a full 1.9 megapixels, so you can get yourself into the HD action. Learn more: The Next Big Thing Ads: 3 Great Camera Tricks

Picture-in-Everything

The display is so bright and beautiful on the Galaxy S III, you won’t ever want to stop watching. With Pop Up Play, you won’t have to. It’s a picture-in-picture feature that lets you continue to watch your HD videos while you surf the web or check your email. It’s multitasking to the max.

Picture-in-Everything
Powerful Hardware and Software

Powerful Hardware and Software

The Galaxy S III gives you powerful hardware and software. First of all, there’s a 1.5 GHz dual-core processor to make sure everything works quickly and smoothly. Second of all, there’s the Android™ 4.1, Jelly Bean platform. It’s great for everything you need.

Features and specifications are subject to change without prior notification

4.8 "
Main Display Size
1.9 MP
Camera resolution (Front)
8 MP
Camera resolution (Rear)
Expandable Memory
Expandable Memory
Android™ 4.3
Android™ 4.3
HD Display
HD Display
  • Carrier

    Type

    Virgin Mobile

  • Color

    Color

    Marble White

  • Processor

    Processor Speed, Type

    1.5 GHz x 2 (dualcore)

  • Display

    Main Display Resolution

    1280 x 720 pixels

    Main Display Size

    4.8 "

    Main Display Technology

    HD Super AMOLED™

  • Camera

    Camera resolution (Front)

    1.9 MP

    Camera resolution (Rear)

    8 MP

    Digital Optical Zoom

    4x

    Features

    Auto Focus; Dual-Camera; Geo-Tagging; HD Playback; HD Recording; LED Flash; Online Image Uploading; Photo Editing; Sharing Capabilities: Bluetooth®, Buddy Photo Share, Dropbox®, Email, Flipboard, Gmail™, Google+™, Group Play, Messaging, Picasa™, S Beam, S Memo, Share Shot, Wi-Fi Direct™; Shot Modes: Single shot, Best photo, Best face, Face detection, Panorama, Share shot, HDR, Buddy photo share, Beauty, Smile shot, Low light, Burst shot; TV/Video-Out; Video; Video Editing; Zero Shutter Lag

  • Memory

    Internal Memory

    2GB RAM / 16GB ROM (Portion of memory occupied by existing content)

    External Memory/microSD™ Capacity

    64GB

  • Network

    Frequencies and Data Type

    LTE: Band 25 (1900MHz); CDMA ax/EVDO Rev A, 1900MHz

    SAR value - Head (W/kg)

    SAR Value: Head 0.53 W/kg

    SAR value - Body Worn (W/kg)

    SAR Value: Body 1.44 W/kg

  • Connectivity

    Features

    Bluetooth® Profiles: HSP, HFP 1.5, AVRCP, A2DP, HID, OPP, MAP, PBAP; NFC; Wi-Fi®

  • OS

    OS

    Android™ 4.3

  • Form Factor

    Form Factor

    Bar, Touchscreen

  • Size

    Weight

    6.349 oz

    Product Dimensions (inches)

    5.38" x 2.78" x 0.34"

  • Battery

    Battery, Standby

    3G: up to 300 hrs; 4G: up to 200 hrs*

    Battery, Talk Time

    up to 13 hrs*

    Battery Type and Size

    3.8 V, Lithium Ion, 2100 mAh

    Music Play Time

    up to 48 hrs*

    Video Play Time

    up to 9 hrs*

    Internet Use Time

    3G: up to 7 hrs; 4G: up to 8 hrs; Wi-Fi: up to 8 hrs*

  • Audio

    Features

    Audio Streaming; Compatible Music Files: "MP3, M4A, 3GA, AAC, OGG, OGA, WAV, WMA, AMR, AWB, FLAC, MID, MIDI, XMF, MXMF, IMY, RTTTL, RTX, OTA, 3GP, AAC+, eAAC+, MMF, PMD, QCP; MP3/MP4/Music Tones; Music Player; Ringtones, Polyphonic

  • Video

    Features

    Compatible Video Files: MP4, M4V, 3GP, 3G2, WMV, ASF, AVI, DIVX, FLV, MKV, WEBM, 3GPP, H.263, H.264, VC-1, VP8; Video Player; Video Streaming

  • Key Features

    GPS Navigation

    Yes

    Business/Enterprise

    Yes

    NFC

    Yes

    Noise Cancellation

    Yes

    HD Display

    Yes

  • Category

    Type

    Prepaid/No Contract

  • Compatible Devices

    Compatible Devices

    Galaxy Gear

  • User Interface

    Features

    Accelerometer; Barometer; Geomagnetic; Gyro; Proximity; RGB Light; Smart Gestures; Smart Unlock; TouchWiz®; Widgets

  • Fun & Entertainment

    Features

    Downloadable Content; S Voice™; Samsung Widget Gallery; Wallpapers, Animated

  • Business & Office

    Features

    Enterprise-Ready; Corporate E-mail/Calendar/Contacts; Microsoft® Office-compatible; Mobile Device Management; On-Device Encryption (ODE); Virtual Private Network

  • Communication Features

    Features

    Email; Picture Messaging; Text Messaging; Video Messaging

  • Calling Functions

    Features

    Airline Mode; Call Block; Hearing Aid Compatible (HAC); Multitasking; Picture Caller ID; Speakerphone; Speech-to-Text; Text-to-Speech; TTY; Visual Voicemail; Voicemail; Voice Recognition

  • Disclaimer

    Disclaimer

    *Results are based on lab environment testing. Refer to your network carrier's website for network specific talk times. Battery power consumption depends on factors such as network configuration, signal strength, operating temperature, features selected, vibrate mode, backlight settings, browser use, frequency of calls, and voice, data, and other application usage patterns.

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*Testing under laboratory conditions. Battery power consumption depends on factors such as network configuration, signal strength, operating temperature, features selected, vibrate mode, backlight settings, browser use, frequency of calls and voice, data and other applications usage patterns.
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