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Koodo Samsung Galaxy S3 16GB Smartphone - Blue - With a Koodo Tab

  • Model #: SGH-I747M
  • Web Code: 10233673
3.4
(7 ratings)
$0.00

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Overview

Loaded with all the must-have features you could ask for in a smartphone, the Samsung Galaxy S III goes a step beyond with some seriously genius features. Not only does it support blazing LTE speeds, it also comes fully equipped with dual cameras, a brilliant 4.8" HD screen, 16GB of internal memory and Android's 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich..

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Android's 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and a 1.5GHz dual-core processor make it easy to do everything faster and more smoothly - multitasking, notifications, customizing home screens, downloading widgets, and web surfing.
  • The Samsung Galaxy S III is 4G LTE compatible, giving you the power to access some of the fastest download speeds available - up to 75MBps
  • Built to be intuitive, the Galaxy S III reads your actions and gestures with Smart Stay, which makes the screen stay bright and active as long as your eyes are on it
  • Sharing is also made easy with S Beam; with a touch of two Samsung NFC-enabled phones, you can effortlessly transfer music, photos, videos and documents
  • Integrated Wi-Fi lets you easily get connected to a wireless network wherever you can find one
  • Hit Google Play to search through thousands of apps for work and play
  • A built-in rear-facing 8MP camera takes photos and videos with amazing clarity and detail so there's no need to carry your digital camera when you're out
  • Make video calls with the front-facing 1.9MP camera
  • View everything in breathtaking HD 720p quality on the 4.8" Super AMOLED HD touchscreen

Before you buy this phone, here's what you need to know

  • On a $168 Koodo Tab with select rate plans. Tab reduces through Tab charge on eligible plans. Some conditions apply. Subject to approved credit. SIM Card (not included) available for $4.99. Upon cancelation your device Tab balance must be paid off, you will be charged for your remaining device Tab balance on your next bill. See store for details.
  • Prices advertised are for new and renewal in store activation only. With this plan, there are some conditions that apply. Find a Best Buy location where one of our associates can explain this plan's details to you.
  • In-store activation required with Reserve & Pick Up.
  • Order fulfillment is based on product availability.
  • This product is available for a limited time and is subject to change without notice.

What do I need to activate my new phone?

  • To activate your phone, a Best Buy associate will need to see two pieces of government identification. This includes one piece of photo identification like a Provincial ID, Driver's License, Citizenship Card, or Passport.
  • Carrier activation is subject to a credit check and approval. Depending on the results of this credit check, the carrier may require that you pay a security deposit or meet additional credit requirements.

What's in the Box?

  • AC Charger
  • USB Cable
  • Stereo Headset

Manufacturer's Warranty:

  • Parts - 1 Year(s)
  • Labour - 1 Year(s)

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  • Base Features
  • Bluetooth
    Bluetooth 4.0
  • Memory - Built-in
    16 GB
  • Memory - Expansion Type
    MicroSD - Up to 64 GB
  • Battery - Standby
    Up To 250 Hours
  • Battery - Talk Time
    Up To 8 Hours
  • Supported 2G Modes/Bands
    GSM 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
  • Supported 3G Modes/Bands
    HSPA 1800/1900/2100 MHz
  • Other Supported Modes/Bands
    LTE 700 MHz
  • Assisted GPS Navigation
    Yes
  • Unassisted GPS Navigation
    No
  • FM Radio
    No
  • Hard-key QWERTY Keyboard
    No
  • Virtual QWERTY Keyboard
    Yes
  • Phone Operating System
    Android 4.0
  • Wireless Carrier
    Koodo
  • Billing Method
    Postpaid
  • Data Features
  • Data Speed
    75 Mbps
  • Wi-Fi
    802.11a/b/g/n
  • Instant Messaging
    Yes
  • Multimedia Messaging Service (MMS)
    Yes
  • Short Message Service (SMS)
    Yes
  • Mobile Email
    Yes
  • Push Email Support
    Yes
  • Web Browser
    Yes
  • WAP Browser
    No
  • Media Features
  • Integrated Audio Player
    Yes
  • Integrated Video Player
    Yes
  • Downloadable Apps
    Yes
  • App Store Compatibility
    Google Play
  • Downloadable Games
    Yes
  • Downloadable Images
    Yes
  • Downloadable Ring Tones
    Yes
  • Camera Resolution
    8 MP
  • Camera Flash
    Yes
  • Autofocus
    Yes
  • Video Capture
    Yes
  • Video Calling
    Yes
  • Display
  • Display Resolution
    1280 x 720
  • Display Size
    4.8 in
  • Display Type
    AMOLED
  • Touchscreen
    Yes
  • Phone Features
  • Speakerphone
    Yes
  • Vibrate Mode
    Yes
  • Voice Dialing
    Yes
  • Battery Type
    Lithium-Ion
  • Backlit Keypad
    Yes
  • Keypad Lock
    Yes
  • Number of Contacts
    25000
  • Headset Jack Size
    3.5 mm
  • Synchronization
  • USB Connection
    Yes
  • Charge over USB
    Yes
  • Manual
    Yes
  • Wall Adapter
    Yes
  • Car Adapter
    No
  • Case
    No
  • Software
    No
  • Data Cable
    Yes
  • Headset
    Yes
  • Physical Features
  • Body Style
    Candy Bar
  • Body Colour
    Blue
  • Interchangeable Face Plate
    No
  • Phone Height
    13.7 cm
  • Phone Width
    7.1 cm
  • Phone Depth
    0.86 cm
  • Weight
    133 g
  • Warranty Labour
    1 Year(s)
  • Warranty Parts
    1 Year(s)

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  • from Lumby, BC
  • Jul 04, 2015
3.0

Doesn't last even a year

I love my galaxy S3! The camera is fantastic, easy to set up, great screen, overall the best Phone I've ever used. BUT.... Battery life is short, phone turns itself off when using. won't take a charge. 1st one lasted 9 months and then had to have replaced ( on warranty) but now this one is doing same thing after 7 months. No longer covered by warranty. I feel that the price we pay for these smartphones they should last longer. And I have heard quiet A few people having the same problem. I love the features but life span of phone needs to approve.

  • from Niagara Falls, ON
  • May 18, 2015
5.0

Luv it!

I had an 8 gig Moto G with no expansion for memory, no removable battery and it didn't come with the wall adapter. I maxed it out in a year. Bought this phone recently and have 16 gig / expandable to 64, removable battery, wall plug and earphones. This is more or less the same price as the Moto G ($150 last year and this one is $168 this year) but the specs are so much better. I was amazed at the features included in this (what others would consider) cheap phone. The only drawbacks is the home button (which I'm told is a Samsung thing)--I'm used to just tapping to get to the home screen and the volume button being on the right side. I always thought that was a better place for it but I find I'm always hitting it by mistake when trying to take pictures. Eventually I'll get used to it.

  • from Kingston, ON
  • Jan 27, 2015
5.0

amazing

great phone amazing camera

  • from Vancouver, BC
  • Feb 15, 2014
5.0

Great Value

Great value! 8 megapixel camera, you can open the phone and replace the battery yourself. Comes in 16/32/64 GB internal storage, 1 GB RAM. This phone allows you to insert a microSD card and expand the storage memory up to 64 GB! It comes with earphones, a USB to microUSB charging cable and wall plug. Android's app store, Google Play, is web browser based, unlike Apple's iTunes, so you can go to any computer around the world and install apps onto your Galaxy S3 without even plugging the phone into the computer since it's internet driven. And the phone has NFC capabilities and monitors eye movements for some basic phone functions. This phone has a beautiful Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Corning Gorilla Glass 2 at 4.8 inches. Android OS, v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich), 4.3 (Jelly Bean), planned upgrade to v4.4.2 (KitKat). The phone runs on a Dual Core (Quad-core in Europe) 1.4 GHz Cortex-A9 processor. And, unlike iOS 7, runs Flash! Also has voice commands by S-Voice, predictive texting, Smart Stay eye tracking, and a very decent battery life. I highly recommend this phone.

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