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Samsung Galaxy S3 16GB White 3G Unlocked Android GSM Smart Phone with S Voice / Smart Stay / Direct Call (i9300)

  • Android OS, v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
  • Wi-Fi/GPS
  • 4.8" Super AMOLED Touch Screen
  • 8.0 MP

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  • Mohammas M.
  • 12/25/2014 10:05:23 AM
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsIt worked well for 6 months.

This review is from: Samsung Galaxy S3 i9300 16GB 16GB storage, 1 GB RAM Black Unlocked Android GSM Smart Phone with S Voice / Smart Stay / Direct Call 4.8"

Pros: It's an android so that's good

Cons: It's slow and I got rid of it in less then a year. It started freezing and shutting down on it's own

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  • Elizabeth N.
  • 3/12/2014 12:22:17 PM
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsGreat Phone

This review is from: Samsung Galaxy S3 i9300 16GB 16GB storage, 1 GB RAM Black Unlocked Android GSM Smart Phone with S Voice / Smart Stay / Direct Call 4.8"

Pros: The phone preforms fantastic, it is smooth and responsive. Also great that it is unlocked, meaning you can use it on any carrier.

Cons: Came with a European wall plug to usb charger instead of a North American style plug. Has some bloat ware, which fortunately was easily uninstalled.

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  • Joseph D.
  • 3/2/2014 4:56:00 AM
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsFell in love with my phone

This review is from: Samsung Galaxy S3 i9300 16GB 16GB storage, 1 GB RAM Black Unlocked Android GSM Smart Phone with S Voice / Smart Stay / Direct Call 4.8"

Pros: This phone, which is marvelous, came in new condition. I was transferring over to Straight Talk because I didn't want high cell charges and this phone was one they had as a compatible phone. I like the large screen and all my friends whom have other phone brands are all thinking of switching to the Galaxy. The phone came promptly and as I said it was like new in box.

Cons: This may be because I am over using the phone like a kid with a new toy, but I am finding the need to charge it frequently.

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1 out of 5 eggsBuilt to last only just past warranty

This review is from: Samsung Galaxy S3 i9300 16GB 16GB storage, 1 GB RAM Black Unlocked Android GSM Smart Phone with S Voice / Smart Stay / Direct Call 4.8"

Pros: works beautifully for the first couple months

Cons: screen is constantly turning off intermittently. It has become unusable

Other Thoughts: This is the first product I've ever bought that I've had buyer's remorse over. I wish I had paid closer attention to the negative reviews of this item before purchasing, because only 3 1/2 months after purchasing, the phone began to fail.

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2 out of 5 eggsLet the buyer beware

This review is from: Samsung Galaxy S3 i9300 16GB 16GB storage, 1 GB RAM Black Unlocked Android GSM Smart Phone with S Voice / Smart Stay / Direct Call 4.8"

Pros: Not going to bother here, other people have mentioned them. Yes, it is a good phone, when it's working. Read the cons.

Cons: Like many other people here I bought this phone on Newegg last year thinking I'd get a good deal. Approximately 9 months after owning it I got hit by the sudden death syndrome. Phone restarts on its own with increasing frequency, eventually it would freeze, and then freeze so long I had to remove the battery. I've sent my phone in twice for repairs and each time all they did was reflash it which is what I could've done myself. I was without the phone for a month the first time and two months the second time.

Trust the many negative reviews about this phone and do not buy the I9300. If you do have it there is an app called Dummy File Generator that may help you. The theory on the freezes is a bad flash chip is written to which causes the phone to freeze. Once written to the state of the chip changes so it's less likely to freeze in the future. The Dummy File Generator app just writes as much of your memory is free to force these freezes to happen rather than it being random when you don't expect it. Note, even though I used this app I still had the freezes hence me sending it in the second time.

Other Thoughts: Now that carriers are letting you buy unlocked phones directly from them, go that route. At least you'll have a physical store to go to if anything goes haywire.

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  • Mike H.
  • 10/1/2013 10:20:55 AM
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsSamsung phone

This review is from: Samsung Galaxy S3 i9300 16GB 16GB storage, 1 GB RAM Black Unlocked Android GSM Smart Phone with S Voice / Smart Stay / Direct Call 4.8"

Pros: Its a nice phone.

Cons: However, since Newegg purchases the phone from a american dealership. Samsung does not cover the warrenty. If you have a problem as I do, the samsung does not charged and it dies after 9 months. If you go onto the internet, there are several instances of this problem. So you are out the money. SInce this problem occurs after Planet Celluar and Newegg's warranty limit

Other Thoughts: I would not recommend purchasing any phone or products which are not covered by the parent company

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  • Lee S.
  • 7/15/2013 6:15:10 AM
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggswrong power adapter

This review is from: Samsung Galaxy S3 i9300 16GB 16GB storage, 1 GB RAM Black Unlocked Android GSM Smart Phone with S Voice / Smart Stay / Direct Call 4.8"

Pros: perfect condition

Cons: wrong country power adapter

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  • Daniel W.
  • 6/1/2013 11:11:56 AM
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggs

This review is from: Samsung Galaxy S3 i9300 16GB 16GB storage, 1 GB RAM Black Unlocked Android GSM Smart Phone with S Voice / Smart Stay / Direct Call 4.8"

Pros: price drop to 399 after the launch of S4
very good price. thanks newegg!!

Cons: Sort of unsealed. According the newegg disclaimer, this should be normal.

Still don't come with North America charger!!! Not the end of the world but not acceptable either.

Other Thoughts: first time Android user after using iphone for 5 years, buying this one as secondary phone.

its hard to hold the phone without accidentally touching all other buttons like menu, backward and volume.

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  • Ginero C.
  • 5/16/2013 8:18:56 AM
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsPhon-Phon

This review is from: Samsung Galaxy S3 i9300 16GB 16GB storage, 1 GB RAM Black Unlocked Android GSM Smart Phone with S Voice / Smart Stay / Direct Call 4.8"

Pros: Works great. T-mobile 4g plans are accepted but the phone can only use HSPA so you're down by only a couple of mbit less. Battery is great on normal use.

Cons: Battery capacity could have been bigger, 2100 mAh is more than enough but if you are gonna use HSPA network speeds then your in trouble because HSPA drains a lot more power than 3g or 2g. I wish there was a setting where I can choose 3g over HSPA.

Other Thoughts: I wish newegg had a case bundle for this. Not just any case but cases that covers up everything protecting the phone from almost every accident. Examples are Bodyglove ShockSuit, Griffin Survivor for S3.

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  • Ami S.
  • 3/7/2013 1:52:40 PM
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGALAXY S3 16GB

This review is from: Samsung Galaxy S3 i9300 16GB 16GB storage, 1 GB RAM Black Unlocked Android GSM Smart Phone with S Voice / Smart Stay / Direct Call 4.8"

Pros: Very nice phone, unlocked and beautiful looking woow. wide screen and just perfect no problems at all it worked right out of box.

Cons: Phone is GT S3 I9300 UNLOCKED.

Other Thoughts: Perfect phone no problems.

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