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The Samsung Galaxy S III is the successor to the popular Galaxy S II Android smartphone and is upgraded in almost every way from its predecessor. It features a 4.8-inch Super AMOLED display, 8-megapixel rear camera, and Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich.

Description

The DoublePlay from LG features a 3.5-inch primary touchscreen display and a 2-inch secondary display nestled between its split keyboard accessible through a slide mechanism. Running Android 2.3, the DoublePlay also features a 5-megapixel rear camera with LED flash that can also take 720p HD video.

  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: May. 29, 2012
  • Price at launch: $199.99

Availability

  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: Oct. 26, 2011
  • Price at launch: $99.99

Also Known As...

  • Alias: Double Play
  • Height: 5.38 inches
  • Width: 2.78 inches
  • Thickness: 0.34 inches
  • Weight: 0.29 pounds
  • Form factor: Slab
  • Color: White / Silver, Black / Silver, Red / Silver, Brown / Silver, Blue / Silver
  • Loudspeaker: Yes

Hardware

  • Height: 4.8 inches
  • Width: 2.5 inches
  • Thickness: 0.63 inches
  • Weight: 0.42 pounds
  • Form factor: Slider
  • Color: Gray / Black
  • Slide orientation: Landscape
  • Physical keypad: QWERTY
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • Screen size (diagonal): 4.8 inches
  • Technology: Super AMOLED HD
  • Pixel arrangement: PenTile
  • Resolution (Y): 1280 px
  • Resolution (X): 720 px
  • PPI: 306
  • Touchscreen type: Capacitive

Display

  • Screen size (diagonal): 3.5 inches, 2 inches
  • Technology: LCD, LCD
  • Pixel arrangement: RGB, RGB
  • Resolution (Y): 480 px, 320 px
  • Resolution (X): 320 px, 240 px
  • PPI: 165
  • Carriers: Other
  • GSM: Yes
  • GSM frequencies supported: 1900, 1800, 900, 850
  • UMTS / HSPA: Yes
  • UMTS frequencies supported: 900, 2100, 1900, 850
  • Max WWAN downlink speed: 21 Mbps
  • Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Wi-Fi support: 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b, 802.11a
  • GPS: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes
  • Bluetooth version: Bluetooth 4.0
  • NFC support: Yes
  • Media streaming: AllShare

Connectivity

  • Carriers: T-Mobile
  • GSM: Yes
  • GSM frequencies supported: 1900, 1800, 900, 850
  • UMTS / HSPA: Yes
  • UMTS frequencies supported: 2100, 1700
  • Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Wi-Fi support: 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b
  • GPS: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes
  • Bluetooth version: Bluetooth 3.0
  • Tethering / mobile hotspot: Yes
  • Media streaming: DLNA
  • Manufacturer: Qualcomm
  • Brand / family: Snapdragon S4
  • Clock speed: 1.5 GHz
  • Number of cores: 2

Processor

  • Manufacturer: Qualcomm
  • Brand / family: Scorpion
  • Clock speed: 1 GHz
  • Manufacturer: Qualcomm
  • Model: Adreno 220

GPU

  • RAM size: 2 GB

Memory

  • Internal size: 16 GB, 64 GB, 32 GB
  • External: Yes
  • Max external size: 64 GB
  • External type: microSD

Storage

  • External: Yes
  • Max external size: 32 GB
  • External type: microSD
  • Resolution: 1.9 megapixels
  • Video resolution: 720p
  • Video framerate: 30

Front Camera

  • Resolution: 8 megapixels
  • Flash: LED
  • Focus type: Autofocus
  • Video resolution: 1080p

Rear Camera

  • Resolution: 5 megapixels
  • Flash: LED
  • Operating system: Android
  • Skin: TouchWiz
  • Launch OS version: 4.0
  • Notable apps: Flipboard

Software

  • Operating system: Android
  • Launch OS version: 2.3
  • Video out: Yes
  • Headphone jack: 3.5mm
  • Other ports: Micro USB

Interface

  • Headphone jack: 3.5mm
Compass (Magnetometer), Proximity, Ambient light, Gyroscope, Accelerometer, Barometer

Sensors

  • Capacity: 2100 mAh
  • Removable: Yes
  • Wireless charging: Yes

Battery

  • Capacity: 1500 mAh
  • Quadrant: 5283
  • Vellamo: 2008
  • GLBenchmark 720p: 101 FPS
  • GLBenchmark 1080p: 59 FPS
  • AnTuTu: 10568

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