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T-Mobile Samsung SGH-T999L Galaxy S III LTE Detailed Tech Specs

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General AttributesGeneral Attributes: 

BrandBrand name of the device. This may match with the manufacturer T-Mobile
ModelOne or more (separated by /) specific model name identifies this device. This field may include model code too. Samsung SGH-T999L Galaxy S III LTE
ReleasedFirst official market release date in (year, month) 2013 Jun
Hardware DesignerThe company which designed this device Samsung Electronics
ManufacturerThe company which produces this device Samsung Electronics
Device CategorySmartphone, tablet, smart watch, PDA, palmtop, etc.  SmartphoneCallular voice-capable usually touchscreen mobile computer which natively runs third-party apps.
List of Additional FeaturesComma separated list of low priority special features which are not included in other fields HSPA+ 42Mbps, TouchWiz with Motion UX, NFC

Physical AttributesPhysical Attributes: 

WidthWidth is horizontally measured between the left and right edges of device according to the default display orientation 70.6 mm
2.78 inchWidth measured in inches
HeightHeight is vertically measured between the bottom and top edges of device according to the default display orientation 136.6 mm
5.38 inchHeight measured in inches
DepthDepth refers to the thickness of the device. Depth is usually the smallest dimension of the device 8.6 mm
0.34 inchesDepth measured in inches
Bounding VolumeThe volume of the smallest cuboid which can bound the device in cubecentimetres 82.9 ccm
MassThe mass of the device including standard battery and stylus (if any and it can be inserted into the device) measured in grams 135 g
4.76 ouncesThe mass of the device including standard battery and stylus (if any and it can be inserted into the device) measured in ounces

Software EnvironmentSoftware Environment: 

PlatformThe family of the operating system like Android, iOS, Windows Phone/Mobile, Palm OS, etc.  Google Android
Operating SystemPre-installed (usually embedded) operating system which the device was released with. Google Android 4.1.2 (Jelly Bean)Google Android 4.1.2 (Jelly Bean)

Application processor, ChipsetApplication processor, Chipset: 

CPU ClockFrequency of the square signal which schedules the internal operation of microprocessor (synchronous sequential logic). The current consumed by the processor is approximately proportional to clock rate. 1512 MHz
CPUManufacturer part number and most important characteristics of the IC which includes the main application processor or processors Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 MSM8960, 2012, 32 bit, dual-core, 16 Kbyte I-Cache, 16 Kbyte D-Cache, 1024 Kbyte L2, 28 nm, Qualcomm Adreno 230 GPUQualcomm Snapdragon S4 MSM8960, 2012, 32 bit, dual-core, 16 Kbyte I-Cache, 16 Kbyte D-Cache, 1024 Kbyte L2, 28 nm, Qualcomm Adreno 230 GPU

Operative MemoryOperative Memory: 
RAM TypeType of volatile memory IC which specifies RAM architecture, timing characteristics, refresh mode, voltage levels and physical design of the IC. Two major types of random-access memory is static RAM (SRAM) periodically refreshed dynamic RAM (DRAM).  mobile (LP) DDR2 SDRAM
RAM CapacityCapacity of the random access memory in mebibytes (binary megabytes) 2048 MiB RAM

Non-volatile MemoryNon-volatile Memory: 
Non-volatile Memory TypeType of NV memory IC which determines storage technology, programming / erasing method and write endurance  Flash EEPROM

DisplayDisplayAll parameters that related to display

ResolutionHorizontal and vertical resolution of the primary display. In case of display with rounded edges this refers to the smallest bounding rectangle. 720x1280
921600 pixelsThe total number of pixels is the product of horizontal and vertical number of pixels
Display DiagonalThe distance measured between the furthest corners of the display. In case of display with rounded edges this refers to the diagonal of the smallest bounding rectangle. 122 mm
4.8 inchDisplay Diagonal in inches
Display WidthThe distance between the vertical edges of the display (horizontal display size). In case of display with rounded edges this refers to the smallest bounding rectangle. 59.81 mm
2.35 inchDisplay width in inches
Display HeightThe distance between the horizontal edges of the display (vertical Display Size). In case of display with rounded edges this refers to the smallest bounding rectangle. 106.33 mm
4.19 inchDisplay height in inches
Horizontal Full Bezel WidthDefined as the sum of width of left and right vertical display bezels. If the display panel is located in the middle width of left and right bezels are the same and their width is the half of the full bezel width. 10.79 mm
Display AreaCalculated display area is the product of max. horizontal and vertical display sizes. In case of display with rounded edges or notch this refers to the smallest display bounding rectangle. 6359.9 square millimeter
Display Area UtilizationRegular display area per regular front panel area ratio. This approximated indicator does not count with possible rounded corners (neither on front panel nor on display) or display notches. 65.9%
Pixel SizeCalculated pixel size based on display diagonal, resolution and aspect ratio 0.08307 mm/pixel
Pixel DensityIndicates the number of pixels per inch 306 PPI
Display TypeDisplay technology, e.g. Color/ monochrome e-ink, STN, PM-OLED, AM-OLED, TN-TFT, IPS TFT, ASV TFT, MVA TFT, PVA TFT, PLS TFT  Color AM-OLEDColor AM-OLED (Active Matrix - Organic Light-emitting Diode) display techology. display
Display SubtypeBrand name of the subtype/technology of the screen like Super AMOLED, SLCD2/3/5, Retina Display, Reality Display, ClearBlack, etc.  Super AM-OLEDSuper AM-OLED is an improved type of AM-OLED display technology developed by Samsung where touch-sensitve layer is integrated into the screen. Super AM-OLED uses Samsung PenTile matrix RGBG subpixel arrangement (2 subpixels)
Display Color DepthColor depth defines how many colors or greyscales can be displayed 24 bit/pixel
Number of Display ScalesMaximal number of displayable colors or scales 16.8M
Display IlluminationForm of illumination used for lighting or backlighting LCD display in dark and dim ambient condtions.  Self-illuminatingOLED-based display technologies do not require illumination because they are built up from organic light-emitting diodes.
Display Subpixel SchemeSpecifies how and how many subpixels are pixels consists of. Usual schemes: RGB, RGBG, RGBW, PenTile, Diamond Pixel  RGBG PenTile Matrix (2 subpixels)PenTile RGBG is a subpixel rendering sceme developed in 1999. In a PenTile matrix each pixel has 2 subpixels. Green subpixel is shared with neighboring pixels so the pixel density can be higher but image quality is lower than RGB's.
Scratch Resistant ScreenUsual types: Gorilla Glass generations, DragonTrail/X, Sapphire Glass  Corning Gorilla Glass 2

Graphical SubsystemGraphical Subsystem: 
Graphical ControllerManufacturer and part number of the graphics controller IC or commercial name of the intellectual property (IP) if the graphics controller is the part of a chipset Qualcomm Adreno 225

Audio/Video InterfacesAudio/Video Interfaces: 
A/V OutAudio/Video outputs form a heterogeneous group of interfaces that allow the user to connect the device to various external analog/digital multimedia devices (monitors, projectors, HD TVs) and play multimedia content. For example: MHL, DisplayPort, HDMI, e  MHL (Unspecified)
USB Series Micro-B (Micro-USB)Physical interface of the A/V out port. For example: HDMI D, USB-C, micro-USB or DB25
A/V Out Max. ResolutionThe largest resolution supported by video out  1920x1080 (1080p) FHD

Audio SubsystemAudio Subsystem: 

Audio Channel(s)Number of independent channels supported by the audio subsystem of the device, e.g.: mono, stereo, 5.1, 7.1, etc.  stereo
Audio ControllerManufacturer and part number of the audio controller IC or commercial name of the intellectual property (IP) if the audio controller is the part of a chipset Wolfson WM1811

Sound Recording: 
Microphone(s)Analog or digital sound receiver. Main applications: voice calls, active noise cancellation, voice command, voice/video recording, voice identification  stereo

Sound Playing: 
Loudpeaker(s):   mono
Audio Output:   3.5mm

Cellular PhoneCellular Phone: 

Supported Cellular BandsList of supported cellular networks with band names. For example GSM900 refers to the GSM system with the 890-915 MHz uplink and 935-960 downlink bands.  GSM 850MHz (B5)GSM850 phones support GSM 850 MHz (B5) band (downlink: 869.2 MHz - 894.2 MHz, uplink: 824.2 MHz - 849.2 MHz) , GSM 900MHz (B8)GSM900 phones support P-GSM (Primary GSM) 900 MHz (B8) band (downlink: 935.0 MHz - 960.0 MHz, uplink: 890.0 MHz - 915.0 MHz) and may support E-GSM (Extended GSM) 900 MHz band (downlink: 925.0 MHz - 960.0 MHz, uplink: 880.0 MHz- 915.0 MHz. , GSM 1800MHz (B3)GSM1800 phones support GSM / DCS / PCS 1800 MHz (B3) band (downlink: 1805.2 - 1879.8 MHz, uplink: 1710.2 - 1784.8 MHz). , GSM 1900MHz (PCS, B2)GSM1900 phones support PCS 1900 MHz (B2) band (downlink: 1930.2 - 1989.8 MHz, uplink: 1850.2 - 1909.8 MHz) , UMTS 2100MHz (Band I, IMT)UMTS2100 phones support UMTS 1900 / 2100MHz (IMT, also refferred as UMTS Band I) band (downlink: 2112.4 - 2167.6 MHz, uplink: 1922.4-1977.6 MHz) , UMTS 1900MHz (Band II, PCS)UMTS1900 phones support UMTS 1900MHz (PCS, also refferred as UMTS Band II) band (downlink: 1932.4 - 1987.6 MHz, uplink: 1852.4-1907.6 MHz) , UMTS 1700/2100MHz (Band IV, AWS)UMTS1700/2100 phones support UMTS 1700 / 2100 MHz (AWS, also refferred as UMTS Band IV) band (downlink: 2112.4 - 2152.6 MHz, uplink: 1712.4-1752.6 MHz) , UMTS 850MHz (Band V, CLR)UMTS850 phones support UMTS 850 MHz (CLR, also refferred as UMTS Band V) band (downlink: 871.4 - 891.6 MHz, uplink: 826.4 - 846.6 MHz) , LTE 1700/2100 MHz (Band 4, AWS)LTE1700/2100 phones support LTE 1700 / 2100 MHz (AWS also referred as LTE Band 4) band (downlink: 2110 - 2155 MHz, uplink: 1710 - 1755 MHz) , LTE 700 MHz (Band 17)LTE700 phones support LTE 700 MHz (LTE Band 17) band (downlink: 734 - 746 MHz, uplink: 704 - 716 MHz) bands
Supported Cellular Data LinksList of supported cellular data links and rates.  GPRS (Class unspecified)General Packet Radio Service , GPRS Class 12 , EDGE (Class unspecified)Enhanced Data Rates for GSM Evolution also known as Enhanced GPRS (EGPRS) , EDGE Multi-slot Class 12 , UMTS 384 kbps (W-CDMA)Universal Mobile Telecommunications System. UMTS Release '99 data link layer, W-CDMA grants up to 384 kbit/s pocket-switched download speed. , HSUPA (Cat. unspecified)High-Speed Uplink Packet Access is a 3.5G UMTS uplink protocol. , HSUPA 5.76 Mbps (Cat. 6) , HSDPA (Cat. unspecified)High-Speed Downlink Packet Access is a 3.5G UMTS downlink protocol. , HSPA+ 21.1 Mbps (Cat. 18) , LTE (Cat. unspecified)LTE (Long Term Evolution) or the E-UTRAN (Evolved Universal Terrestrial Access Network), introduced in 3GPP R8, is the 4G access part of the Evolved Packet System (EPS). data links
SIM Card SlotSupported Subscriber Identification Card (SIM) Format like mini-SIM, micro-SIM, nano-SIM, embedded SIM, etc.  Micro-SIM (3FF)
Cellular AntennaPhysical antenna layout. Most common type: internal. Historic types: fixed external, pull-out, open-out  Internal antenna
Call Alert SoundPolyphonic or monophonic call alert sound (number of chords) 64-chord melody
Complementary Phone ServicesPossible extras: voice transmission, voice speaker, vibration, speakerphone, active noise cancellation, PTT, HD Voice, VoLTE, etc.  Voice transmissionDevice is able to receive and transmit voice over cellular network , Voice speakerDedicated voice speaker is located near to the ear when talking and optimized for the spectrum and peak-to-peak range of the human voice. , Vibrating Alert , Speakerphone , ANCActive noise cancellation (ANC)

Secondary Cellular PhoneSecondary Cellular Phone: 
Sec. Supported Cellular Networks:   No

Control PeripheralsControl Peripherals: 

Touchscreen TypeDetermines how the touchscreen module senses the touch of the screen  Capacitive multi-touch sensing screen
Touchscreen Simultaneous Touch PointsDetermines how many touches the touch-sensitive screen module is able to simultaneously detect  Yes


Communication InterfacesCommunication Interfaces: 

Expansion InterfacesNon-volatile memory and/or I/O expansion interfaces. For example: microSD, microSDXC, SDHC, CF II., PCMCIA III., etc.  TransFlash , microSDSupports memory cards with capacity of up to 2GB and may comply with some (not HC) memory cards with higher capacity than 2GB  , microSDHCA micro-SDHC-capable device supports High Capacity (SD 2.0/HC) memory cards with capacity of up to 32GB. , microSD Extended CapacityA microSDXC-capable device supports eXtended-Capacity memory cards with capacity of up to 128 GB, 256 GB or 2 TB.
USBFirst or the only USB port. USB is a common high-speed serial bus standard that allows data and power transfer between the mobile device and another computer. Version of USB identifies USB standard.  USB 3.0Released in November 2008, USB 3.0 specification introduced USB SuperSpeed enabling devices to communicate at 5 Gbit/s data rate.
USB Hi-Speed (480 Mbps)Determines the highest available data transfer speed of first USB port. Usual standard speed levels: High-Speed (HS), Super-Speed (SS)
USB ServicesPossible services: USB power supply, USB charging, USB fast charging, USB host, OTG, etc.  USB chargingThe device is able to charge its battery supplied from the USB port. , USB HostUSB host devices are capable of controlling USB client devices, like mass storage devices, mouse, keyboard, camera, printer, scanner, etc. , USB On-The-Go 1.3 , USB power supplyDevice which meets USB Battery Charging Specification Revision 1.1 is able to supply current from 500 mA to 1.5 A for the client device.
USB ConnectorPhysical USB connector layout. Most common types: micro-USB, USB A, USB Type-C or proprietary (e.g. Lightning)  USB Series Micro-AB
BluetoothIEEE 802.15 is a short-range radio technology standard that allows transfer of data, and the use of accessories such as wireless audio devices and printers. This field specifies the supported BT version.  Bluetooth 4.0
Internal antenna
Bluetooth profilesList of supported Bluetooth profiles e.g. aptX, A2DP, AVRCP, HSP, HID, PBA, PAN, OPP, MAP  A2DPAdvanced Audio Distribution Profile , AVRCPAudio/Video Remote Control Profile (AVRCP)
Wireless LANWireless LAN / WLAN / Wi-Fi: 802.11 defines a medium-range wireless data link that allows for internet access and data transfer. This field enumerates the supported protocols (e.g. 802.11a/b/g/n).  IEEE 802.11a , IEEE 802.11b , IEEE 802.11g , IEEE 802.11n
Internal antenna
Wireless ServicesPossible extras: Miracast, DLNA, WiFi Tethering, UPnP, WiFi Display, AirPlay, etc.  DLNADLNA (Digital Living Network Alliance) over Wireless LAN , Wi-Fi TetheringWi-Fi Mobile Hotsport
NFCNear Field Communication is short-range wireless radio data exchange technology based on radio-frequency identification (RFID). This field enumerates the supported NFC technologies.  Yes

Multimedia BroadcastMultimedia Broadcast: 

FM Radio ReceiverWith a bulit-in FM radio the device is able to receive FM (frequency modulated) broadcast in 79 - 108 MHz band.  No

Satellite NavigationSatellite Navigation: 

Supported GPS protocol(s)Possible protocols: NMEA 0183, SIRF, etc.  GPS (NMEA 0183)NMEA 0183
GPS Antenna:   Internal antenna
Complementary GPS ServicesPossible extras: S-GPS, A-GPS, Geotagging, TMC, QuickGPS, QZSS, etc.  Simultaneous GPS (S-GPS) , Assisted GPS , Geotagging , QuickGPS
Supported GLONASS protocol(s)GLONASS is a global satellite  navigation system operated by Russia.  Yes

CameraCameraPrimary camera usually has better imaging capabilities than secondary camera if any

Camera PlacementRefers to the placement of the primary camera on the device. Front, rear or rotatable. Generally rear.  Rear
Camera Image SensorRefers to the semiconductor technology of image sensor (FSI CMOS, BSI CMOS, etc.)  BSI CMOSBackside Illuminated CMOS (Complementary MOS circuit)
Camera ResolutionA measurement of the maximum horizontal and vertical pixel numbers at which the camera can take a picture 3264x2448 pixel
Number of effective pixelsA measurement of the maximum pixel number at which the camera can take a picture, often referred to as Megapixels (when horizontal and vertical measurements are multiplied) 8.0 MP camera
ZoomA feature that changes the focal length of the lens of a camera. Optical zoom requires the lens to move in and out, providing high-quality close ups from a distance 1 x optical zoom
16 x digital zoomDigital zoom is an image signal processing method which cuts out and enlarges a desired part of the captured image while losing the rest of the image
FocusCD AF, PD AF, Laser AF, etc. No / Not supported means there is no adjustable optical system or no camera built-in at all  Contrast Detection Autofocus (CD AF)Contrast-detection (CD) is a passive autofocus method without distance measurement which adjusts the optical system until maximum contrast is measured through the lens.
Recordable Image FormatsSupported file formats while capturing photos by primary camera  JPG
Video RecordingA measurement of the maximum horizontal and vertical pixel numbers at which the primary camera can capture video 1920x1080 pixel
30 fpsRecording frame rate when recording video at maximum resolution
Recordable Video FormatsSupported file formats while capturing videos  3GP , 3G2 , MPEG4
FlashA flash is used to brighten dark areas when taking photographs; is also used as a flashlight. This field contains the exact type of the flash.  single LEDAlso known as mobile light
Camera Extra FunctionsPopular extra features of the primary camera: EIS, EIS for video, OIS, OIS for video, Face detection, 3D photo, HDR photo, HDR video, Macro mode, Panorama Photo, Red-eye reduction, Refocus, Smile detection, Slow motion video, Burst mode, Face Retouch  Macro modeAn autofocus feature that allows for close-up photographs to be taken with the onboard digital camera

Secondary CameraSecondary CameraWidely used for video telephony or taking selfies

Secondary Camera PlacementRefers to the placement of the secondary camera on the device. Front or rear. Generally front camera for selfies or video call.  Front
Secondary Camera SensorRefers to the semiconductor technology of sec camera image sensor (FSI CMOS, BSI CMOS, etc.)  CMOSComplementary MOS circuit
Secondary Camera ResolutionA measurement of the maximum horizontal and vertical pixel numbers at which the secondary camera can take a picture 1600x1200 pixel
Secondary Number of pixelsA measurement of the maximum pixel number at which the sec. camera can take a picture, often referred to as Megapixels (when horizontal and vertical measurements are multiplied) 1.9 MP 2nd camera
Secondary Recordable Image FormatsSupported file formats while capturing photos by secondary camera  JPG
Secondary Video RecordingA measurement of the maximum horizontal and vertical pixel numbers at which the secondary camera can capture video 1280x720 pixel
Secondary Recordable Video FormatsSupported file formats while capturing videos by the secondary camera  3GP

Power SupplyPower Supply: 

BatteryBattery technology  Lithium-ion
removablePossible options: removable, built-in
Nominal Battery CapacityThe nominal mAh capacity of the battery 2100 mAh battery
Number of battery cellsIn case of high power consumption it is more efficient to connect more than 1 cells in the battery in series to minimize current thus loss. 1

Ingress Protection Ingress Protection : 

Protection from solid materialsIngress Protection Standards. IP First digit: Protection from solid objects or materials  Yes
Protection from liquidsIngress Protection Standards. IP Second digit: Protection from liquids  Yes

Built-in SensorsBuilt-in Sensors: 

Built-in compassBuilt-in electroinc compass types: 1D, 2D, 3D  Yes
Built-in accelerometerAn internal component that senses acceleration components of the device.  Used for automatic screen rotation and for games and applications that rely on acceleration measurement  on X, Y, and Z axis. Possible types: 1D, 2D, 3D  Yes
Built-in gyroscopeAn internal component that senses the orientation of the device.  Used for automatic screen rotation and for games and applications that rely on the devices position in the X, Y, and Z axis. Possible types: 1D, 2D, 3D  Yes
Additional sensorsBuilt-in ambient (barometer, temperature, altimeter, light, etc.), biometric (fingerprint, HR, step, etc.) and comfort (hall sensor, gesture sensor, proximity, etc.) sensors  Barometer , Light intensity sensorBy measuring the intensity of the ambient light device may control the brightness level of the screen , Proximity sensorBased on this sensor signal device may control the volume of the voice speaker or dim the display during a call

Geographical AttributesGeographical Attributes: 

Market CountriesCountries where the device was officially sold. Overlap is possible.  USA
Mobile OperatorList of mobile operators (carriers) or distributors which sold the device in their own network T-Mobile USAT-Mobile USA

Datasheet AttributesDatasheet Attributes: 
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Data IntegrityData integrity level determines the integrity of the published information. Final datasheets are not intended to be modified in the future, preliminary ones can be based on unofficial information or speculations, incomplete ones are also preliminary b  Preliminary
AddedThe exact time of the datasheet addition 2013-03-06 17:15
 
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