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Samsung Galaxy S III - 16GB - pebble blue (T-Mobile)

Samsung Galaxy S III - 16GB - pebble blue (T-Mobile)
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Apple iPhone 5

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Samsung Galaxy Note 2

Samsung Galaxy Note 2
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Price $49 to $399 at 3 stores $419 at 1 store
CNET editors' rating
Editors' choice 4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.7 (4.0 stars)
Editors' choice 4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.7 (4.0 stars)
4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.7 (4.0 stars)
Average user rating 3.0 stars out of 130 reviews 3.5 stars out of 193 reviews 4.0 stars out of 115 reviews
Release date June 21, 2012 September 21, 2012 October 24, 2012
The Bottom Line Pumped with high-performing hardware and creative software features, the Samsung Galaxy S3 is an excellent, top-end phone that's neck and neck with the HTC One X. The iPhone 5 completely rebuilds the iPhone on a framework of new features and design, addressing its major previous shortcomings. It's absolutely the best iPhone to date, and it easily secures its place in the top tier of the smartphone universe. Samsung delivers a powerful, boundary-pushing device that gets a lot right. Yet its complicated features and high price raise questions about its purpose.

Basic specs

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Specific absorption rate (SAR) 0.43 W/Kg
1.18
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Cellular technology GSM / HSDPA
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Weight 4.7 oz
3.95 oz
6.35 oz
Service & support details type Info unavailable Limited warranty
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Wireless Interface Info unavailable IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n
Bluetooth 4.0
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Service Provider T-Mobile
AT&T
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Band / mode Info unavailable WCDMA (UMTS) / GSM 850/900/1800/1900
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