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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

Does it have a front facing camera?

asked 4 months, 3 weeks ago
By
Mikey
on Straight Talk Samsung Galaxy S3 Prepaid Cell Phone, White
3 answers
Answers
answer 1
yes
answered 4 months, 1 week ago
By
an anonymous customer
answer 2
yes
answered 4 months, 2 weeks ago
By
kevinvt1
answer 3
Yes it does.
answered 4 months, 2 weeks ago
By
richardarr
Question

Does this phone use the Verizon towers?

asked 3 weeks, 4 days ago
By
Lane
on Straight Talk Samsung Galaxy S3 Prepaid Cell Phone, White
3 answers
Answers
answer 1
Yes, Straight Talk uses Verizon towers.
answered 2 weeks ago
By
CommunityAnswer
answer 2
They claim that they use verizon towers but with the poor coverage myself and many others have gotten with only 1-2 bars, alot of times no bars no matter where you go, and hardly any internet. I drop as low as 1x hardly ever the 3G. only time i get good internet is when i use the Wifi. I know Verizon has much better coverage than this. so if they do use verizon towers its very hard to believe.
answered 3 weeks, 1 day ago
By
MsCat024
answer 3
yes
answered 3 weeks, 3 days ago
By
stitches4749
Question

Is it a CDMA phone?

asked 1 month, 1 week ago
By
Kacey
on Straight Talk Samsung Galaxy S3 Prepaid Cell Phone, White
3 answers
Answers
answer 1
Yes, this is a CDMA version phone.
answered 3 weeks, 2 days ago
By
CommunityAnswer
answer 2
Hello Kacey,

Yes the white s3 from straight talk is a cdma and works on verizon towers.
answered 1 month ago
By
NimNice
answer 3
Yes, this particular SIII featured on THIS page is a Straight Talk designated "CDMA-V" phone that uses the Verizon native network.

The model number for this phone is SCH S968C.

It is limited to 3G data speeds (EVDO Rev. A) and will not be able to access Verizon's 4G LTE network.
answered 1 month, 1 week ago
By
richardarr
Question

does this phone have 3g or 4g

asked 4 months, 2 weeks ago
By
kylie
on Straight Talk Samsung Galaxy S3 Prepaid Cell Phone, White
3 answers
Answers
answer 1
3G only. However the phone is plenty fast.
answered 4 months, 1 week ago
By
Soolongs
answer 2
3g
answered 4 months, 2 weeks ago
By
kevinvt1
answer 3
This particular phone, designated by model number S968C, will be limited to 3G and use the Verizon native network only (no roaming).
answered 4 months, 2 weeks ago
By
richardarr
Question

Does this phone work with the $30 per month plan?

asked 3 weeks, 4 days ago
By
Wen
on Straight Talk Samsung Galaxy S3 Prepaid Cell Phone, White
3 answers
Answers
answer 1
The Straight Talk Samsung Galaxy S3 Prepaid Cell Phone (White) is only compatible only with Straight Talk $45/30-Day Unlimited or $60/30-Day Unlimited International service plans. It will work with the $30 pre month service plan.
answered 2 weeks ago
By
CommunityAnswer
answer 2
No! You need the unlimited plan for $45 a month.
answered 3 weeks ago
By
nixdad17
answer 3
No, the $30 is generally limited to the use for non-smartphones (or those phones that do not use the following operating systems, Android, iOS, BlackBerry, or Windows).

This phone requires the $45 Unlimited Plan (or its multiples, i.e., 90-, 180-, or 365-day) or the $60 International Unlimited Plan.
answered 3 weeks, 3 days ago
By
richardarr
Question

if i buy it from straight talk will it be on 4G or would i have to buy a Simcard to make it 4G?

asked 3 months, 1 week ago
By
looloon
on Straight Talk Samsung Galaxy S3 Prepaid Cell Phone, White
3 answers
Answers
answer 1
Mine doesn't have sims card...it has 3G and I have not found to many places yhat I can't get a signal or 3G..where I live that is.
answered 3 months, 1 week ago
By
nursecall
answer 2
The phone is only capable of 3G no matter where you buy it.
answered 3 months, 1 week ago
By
surgicalnurse
answer 3
This particular phone will be limited to 3G per the agreement Straight Talk has with Verizon Wireless. As I understand it, Verizon currently does not allow any MVNO access to their 4G LTE network (with one exception, Millenicom using a hotspot).

So no, unfortunately, using a SIM or any other alteration you make to this particular phone will not allow it to access 4G.

(Straight Talk does have another version of the SIII that is a true 4G LTE phone but it runs on Sprint. The model number for that phone is S960L. However, as you know, the Sprint LTE network is quite a bit smaller than Verizon's.)
answered 3 months, 1 week ago
By
richardarr
Question

Looking for recommendations on a great 4g phone using straight talk and Verizon? Help!

asked 1 month, 1 week ago
By
Marilyn
on Straight Talk Samsung Galaxy S3 Prepaid Cell Phone, White
3 answers
Answers
answer 1
Although this is a matter of opinion, the Samsung Galaxy S3 is a great phone with many smartphone features to use with Straight Talk and Verizon Wireless service.
answered 1 week, 5 days ago
By
CommunityAnswer
answer 2
yes yes and yes but straightalk only has a 3G network so sorry! it is a great phone but right now only works on 3G. i have no problems with coverage...same as Verizon.
if you really want 4G go with T-mobile but i dont like their service
answered 1 month ago
By
Gadgetsavy
answer 3
Marilyn, as far as I know, currently, no MVNO has access to Verizon's 4G LTE Network. Verizon only allows their own customers to use it. I keep hearing that may change but so far, I don't know of any MVNO using Verizon that has access to 4G LTE (...with the only exception that I can think of is a hotspot offered through Millenicom that has access to Verizon 4G LTE but it is a personal hotspot and not a phone).

Straight Talk has a few 4G LTE phones available for sale but they run on Sprint, T-Mobile, and AT&T but the selection right now is very limited. The vast majority of Android phones that Straight Talk is selling are 3G.
answered 1 month, 1 week ago
By
richardarr
Question

Does it have front camera capabilities?

asked 2 weeks, 4 days ago
By
boo
on Straight Talk Samsung Galaxy S3 Prepaid Cell Phone, White
3 answers
Answers
answer 1
Yes, the Straight Talk Samsung Galaxy S3 prepaid cell phone has a 1.9 MP front facing camera.
answered 3 days ago
By
CommunityAnswer
answer 2
Yes, not as high resolution.
answered 2 weeks, 4 days ago
By
robert1234l
answer 3
Yes, it has a 1.9 MP front camera (in addition to the 8.0 MP rear camera with LED flash).
answered 2 weeks, 4 days ago
By
richardarr
Question

Does this phone use verizon network

asked 1 month, 1 week ago
By
Tonk
on Straight Talk Samsung Galaxy S3 Prepaid Cell Phone, White
3 answers
Answers
answer 1
Yes, the Straight Talk Samsung Galaxy S3 is available with the Verizon Network.
answered 3 weeks, 1 day ago
By
CommunityAnswer
answer 2
Yes, it uses Verizon network. I believe there is also a phone for at&t network, but the one I purchased uses Verizon and it works well even where I live, up in the hills.
answered 1 month, 1 week ago
By
josidg
answer 3
Yes
answered 1 month, 1 week ago
By
dgjthg
Question

What internet speeds are you getting with this phone? 3G, H+, or 4G?

asked 5 months, 2 weeks ago
By
John
on Straight Talk Samsung Galaxy S3 Prepaid Cell Phone, White
2 answers
Answers
answer 1
3G only.
answered 4 months, 3 weeks ago
By
AppleTree
answer 2
Depends on the area you are in and internet traffic. I get 15-25 Mbps download and 1.5-6 Mbps upload on 4G LTE in my area.
answered 5 months, 2 weeks ago
By
masterjim
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