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Straight Talk Straight Talk Samsung Galaxy S3 Prepaid Cell Phone, White

This Android phone from Straight Talk features a 4.8-inch Super AMOLED touchscreen and an 8MP camera. It runs on Android 4.1.2 (Jelly Bean). It is compatible only with Straight Talk $45/30-Day Unlimited or $60/30-Day Unlimited International service plans.
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Questions & Answers for Straight Talk Straight Talk Samsung Galaxy S3 Prepaid Cell Phone, White

Question

Wifi Connectivity

what plan options does this phone work with for the wifi?
asked 2 weeks, 5 days ago
By
RHS
on Straight Talk Samsung Galaxy S3 Prepaid Cell Phone, White
4 answers
Answers
answer 1
The Straight Talk Samsung Galaxy S3 prepaid cell phone is only compatible with Straight Talk $45/30 day unlimited or the $60/30 day unlimited international service plans.
answered 1 week, 2 days ago
By
CommunityAnswer
answer 2
The Samsung Galaxy S3 uses the $45 plan. It is best to use wifi when ever you can to cut down on data usage. I have not had any problems with going over my data.
answered 2 weeks, 3 days ago
By
Ruani
answer 3
This phone has WiFi built in.
If you are at home and you have WiFi on your home computer, turn off the Data feature and use WiFi only. Same if you are anyplace that offers WiFi, turn that on and turn off Data. Straight Talk actually suggests you do that to save the 3G Data load adding up to your total (2.5GB) for the $45 plan. Then go to the Google Play Store and download "My Data Manager" (free) so you can track how much you are using on Wifi or 3G (data). It shows you in neat bar and pie graphs.
answered 2 weeks, 3 days ago
By
4JewelTones
answer 4
I'm not sure if I'm understanding your question completely but if you are asking what options you have to access the internet with this phone, you basically have two:

1. Yes, you can access any public or private WiFi (private if you have an access code). Internet speed will be dependent upon the source quality and speed of the WiFi you are accessing.

2. You can access the internet via the phone's own mobile internet access. On this particular phone using the Straight Talk $45 Unlimited plan, you will be able to access the Verizon Wireless 3G network (no access to 4G LTE). You will be able to do this as long as you are within a Verizon 3G coverage area. By using the internet in this fashion, you will be under all rules and conditions of Straight Talk's Terms and Conditions of Service (which include possible throttling of data speed when reaching 2.5 GB until your 30-day cycle is over.
answered 2 weeks, 4 days ago
By
richardarr
Question

Straight Talk Samsung Galaxy S3

Straight Talk Samsung Galaxy S3 witch one works on verizon towers
asked 2 weeks, 3 days ago
By
dancenbear
on Straight Talk Samsung Galaxy S3 Prepaid Cell Phone, White
4 answers
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answer 1
This Straight Talk Samsung Galaxy S3 (model #STSAS968CWTPWP) works on Verizon towers.
answered 5 days ago
By
CommunityAnswer
answer 2
Yes, currently, white is the only color available for the SIII that uses Verizon. They are out of stock for the Pebble Blue color phone.

However, be careful as the Sprint version of the SIII in White is also currently available.

If you order the phone that is featured on THIS page, it will be the Verizon version.

The way you can tell is that the Verizon version will have the numbers "968" embedded somewhere in the Walmart model number designation (the Samsung model designation is S968C).

The Sprint version will have the numbers "960" embedded somewhere in the Walmart model number designation (as the Sprint version will have the Samsung designation of S960L).

If you look below on this page, you will see a section titled "Specifications" and if you look under that heading, you will see "Model No.:" ...do you see the "968" inside that number?

The answer should be "yes." Therefore, the phone on this page is the Verizon version of the SIII.
answered 2 weeks, 2 days ago
By
richardarr
answer 3
check on walmart's site it will tell the carrier, it took me some checking and only a white one used Verizon as it's carrier
answered 2 weeks, 2 days ago
By
GentlemanTex
answer 4
If you order the phone on THIS page, it will be the SIII that uses Verizon. It will be limited to 3G data speeds and will NOT have access to Verizon's 4G LTE network.

The model number of the Verizon version of the Straight Talk Samsung Galaxy SIII is SCH S968C so if you see "968" embedded anywhere in the model number, it will be the Verizon version.

The Sprint version has the model number of SCH S960L and will be a true 4G LTE phone. It will have very fast data/internet speeds if in a Sprint LTE coverage area. If you see "960" embedded in the Walmart model number for the Straight Talk Samsung Galaxy SIII, it will be the Sprint version.

ANYONE ORDERING A STRAIGHT TALK SIII, BE SURE TO NOTE THE MODEL NUMBER ON THE PAGE IN WHICH YOU ARE ORDERING THE PHONE TO MAKE SURE YOU WILL GET THE VERSION YOU DESIRE.
answered 2 weeks, 3 days ago
By
richardarr
Question

WHAT NETWORK DOES THIS PHONE OPERATE ON?

asked 5 months, 2 weeks ago
By
PHONEY
on Straight Talk Samsung Galaxy S3 Prepaid Cell Phone, White
3 answers
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answer 1
I bought my S III directly from Straight Talk website and it operates on the Sprint network. Since Sprint is in the process of UPGRADING their network from 3G to 4G LTE, this phone WILL switch between operating networks. The model that I have is the SCH-S960L ......
answered 5 months, 1 week ago
By
scoobydubedoo
answer 2
Verizon. I bought it, and it has the red map.
answered 5 months, 2 weeks ago
By
JohnEightyOne
answer 3
I think Verizon, I only have Verizon towers in my area and it says it will work in my zip code, they also have this phone on the straight talk website.
answered 5 months, 2 weeks ago
By
Kelseyrae
Question

Does the Samsung Galaxy SIII work off of AT&T towers?

asked 4 months, 2 weeks ago
By
ae
on Straight Talk Samsung Galaxy S3 Prepaid Cell Phone, White
3 answers
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answer 1
I don't know if it varies by region, but I am in Louisiana and mine uses Verizon.
answered 4 months, 1 week ago
By
sketch777
answer 2
this model works off verizon, but they do have a model that works off Att t towers
answered 4 months, 1 week ago
By
UNHAPPY2057
answer 3
No. Straight Talk currently has two versions of the SIII they are offering for sale through Walmart. One uses the Verizon network (this one) which is limited to 3G only and the other uses the Sprint network which will have access to Sprint's 4G LTE network.

This one has the model number of S968C.

The Sprint version has the model number of S960L.

Currently, there is no AT&T version of the SIII that Walmart is selling.
answered 4 months, 2 weeks ago
By
richardarr
Question

If I buy this phone can I hook it up with T mobile ?

asked 4 months, 3 weeks ago
By
Tami
on Straight Talk Samsung Galaxy S3 Prepaid Cell Phone, White
3 answers
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answer 1
No
answered 4 months, 1 week ago
By
ront65
answer 2
no, but if you want to get a Samsung galaxy and use T-Mobile it is better to purchase it through T-Mobile or someone on maybe ebay
answered 4 months, 1 week ago
By
an anonymous customer
answer 3
Officially, no. As per the Straight Talk Terms and Conditions, you agree when purchasing the phone to use it with Straight Talk plans only.

From a physical standpoint, this is a CDMA device and incompatible with T-mobile anyway.

If you prefer T-mobile service, you might want to look at the Walmart Family Mobile plans that use T-Mobile exclusively. I think they sell a Galaxy S3 that will be T-Mobile.
answered 4 months, 3 weeks ago
By
richardarr
Question

Towers

Does this phone work of Verizon, AT &T , or sprint towers?
asked 4 months, 3 weeks ago
By
jdp123
on Straight Talk Samsung Galaxy S3 Prepaid Cell Phone, White
3 answers
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answer 1
Verizon
answered 4 months, 1 week ago
By
Allison1925
answer 2
I live in New York and mine is running on Verizon
answered 4 months, 1 week ago
By
an anonymous customer
answer 3
verizon
answered 4 months, 1 week ago
By
kevinvt1
Question

if you buy samsung gallexy s3 with straight talk,whos tower provider does it run with

asked 4 months, 2 weeks ago
By
sue
on Straight Talk Samsung Galaxy S3 Prepaid Cell Phone, White
3 answers
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answer 1
CDMA- V...........Verizon
answered 4 months ago
By
Soolongs
answer 2
verizon
answered 4 months, 1 week ago
By
kevinvt1
answer 3
Walmart is currently selling two versions of the Samsung Galaxy SIII from Straight Talk.

One model is the S968C which is this phone. It runs on Verizon and is limited to 3G only.

The other model is the S960L and runs on Sprint. It is a true 4G LTE phone. It's extremely fast if you are in an area that has access to Sprint LTE. It can be ordered from the link below (copy-and-paste):

http://www.walmart.com/ip/Straight-Talk-Samsung-Galaxy-S-III-Pre-Paid-Smartphone/23573710
answered 4 months, 2 weeks ago
By
richardarr
Question

what tower does samsung galaxy s3 ping

is *228 the number to ping tower for this phone? when calling straight talk customer service they gave me the *228 with few other numbers... Lost
asked 3 months ago
By
HJC
on Straight Talk Samsung Galaxy S3 Prepaid Cell Phone, White
3 answers
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answer 1
I copied this from another posting.......here is some info that may help you:
Be careful to get the carrier you prefer when you order because Walmart carries two Samsung S3 phones, one that uses the Sprint network (blue #S960L) and one that uses the Verizon network (white #STSAS968CWTPWP).
answered 3 months ago
By
AtlantaPeachGirl
answer 2
make sure you get the phone with the RED USA map on the box from Straight Talk....that is the VERIZON towers......the BLUE map is Sprint and ATT I believe and your coverage will be spotty at best with those. I made sure I got the VERIZON phone. Read the reviews here on HOW to find the Verizon phone and what to look for in the model number. It will make all the difference in the world.
answered 3 months ago
By
AtlantaPeachGirl
answer 3
Yes
answered 3 months ago
By
MsNedo53
Question

is this a verizon tower or att

also is straight talk a net 10/trackfone
asked 4 months, 3 weeks ago
By
Cat
on Straight Talk Samsung Galaxy S3 Prepaid Cell Phone, White
3 answers
Answers
answer 1
Verizon
answered 4 months, 1 week ago
By
ront65
answer 2
The weird thing is they are all under Tracephone, but you can not interchange them. If you get a net10 phone you will have to use net10 service, etc.
answered 4 months, 1 week ago
By
an anonymous customer
answer 3
This particular phone (model #S968C) will be using the Verizon native network, 3G only.

Although Straight Talk and Net10 are subsidiaries of Tracfone (or more accurately, América Móvil), they will each use their own devices and plans which are generally not interchangeable with each other.

If you purchase this particular phone, you will be required to use a Straight Talk plan only. You will not be able to use a Tracfone or Net10 plan.
answered 4 months, 2 weeks ago
By
richardarr
Question

What is the difference between this $299.00 phone and the $399.00 straighttalk samsung galaxy s3?

there is a $299.00 galaxy s3 and a $399.00 galaxy s3 on walmart.com. what is the difference?
asked 4 months, 2 weeks ago
By
ampatrick
on Straight Talk Samsung Galaxy S3 Prepaid Cell Phone, White
3 answers
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answer 1
the difference is one was $299.00 on black Friday and the regular price is $399.00
answered 4 months, 1 week ago
By
an anonymous customer
answer 2
ampatrick, I now see the one you must be referring to. The one that is featured on the Walmart website for $399 is in a bundle. It includes a case. The bundle or the phone and the case together is $399.00.

The phone is the same as this one as it's a model S968C (STSAS968CPWP) that uses the Verizon network and is limited to 3G.
answered 4 months, 2 weeks ago
By
richardarr
answer 3
Not sure what you may be referring to as Straight Talk has two versions of the SIII that Walmart is selling. Right now, as of today, they both are priced at $299 (although both are designated as "out of stock" at the moment).

One model is the S968C which is this phone. It runs on Verizon and is limited to 3G only.

The other model is the S960L and runs on Sprint. It is a true 4G LTE phone.

However, I do see the S960L, the one that uses Sprint, on the Straight Talk website (not Walmart) for $399.99 in both colors.
answered 4 months, 2 weeks ago
By
richardarr
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