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Samsung acknowledges Galaxy S III sudden death, fix is on the way

03 January, 2013 | Read the news | Post your comment
Samsung acknowledges Galaxy S III sudden death, fix is on the way - read the full textThroughout the last two months we've received numerous reports of Galaxy S III smartphones dying unexpectedly, usually overnight. Luckily those users who have experienced this trouble got their Galaxy S III quickly repaired (with replaced motherboards) or replaced altogether by Samsung. Samsung...


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"As it turns out the "sudden death" issue is affecting VERY SMALL number of Galaxy S III phones with 16GB storage and appears about half a year after the initial activation."
So no big deal, although some ppl would like to make it. Let's see how those Lumia 920 bricks will do in about have a year. The fuzzy camera issue was fixed, but who knows what else will happen in the future. Maybe those big SAR values will give brain cancer to the Lumia owners.

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  • 2013-01-03 17:16
  • Am9Y

May be its laggy. It will turn on to its original screen after another 6 months of continous touching?!

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  • 2013-01-03 17:11
  • gDhQ

still no jelly bean update for me - im from srilanka - shame on samsung - im still stuck on ics ....

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  • 2013-01-03 17:09
  • tevf

I have Galaxy s3 It's really good word and very fast but when i had Iphone ,it's not good for me because it was small screen and ...

i love Galaxy S3 and i'm waiting for galaxy s4

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  • 2013-01-03 17:09
  • B{Wc

> In reply to Nick @ 2013-01-03 14:32 from fvR5 - click to readreally... But in uer dream..only

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  • 2013-01-03 16:56
  • rAe0

Atleast they have solution for it nice samsung i love you.

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  • 2013-01-03 16:51
  • t1$F

> In reply to ObserverPh @ 2013-01-03 14:42 from vaN} - click to readthey have in sm megamall philippines

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  • 2013-01-03 16:47
  • uSPM

> In reply to sean @ 2013-01-03 14:08 from jxyq - click to readApple troll :P

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  • 2013-01-03 16:01
  • PDTc

my frieds phone died yesterday out of blue.

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  • 2013-01-03 15:58
  • 3NqF

> In reply to mixa @ 2013-01-03 15:28 from 3VQv - click to readgo back to the hills spple lover :P

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  • 2013-01-03 15:56
  • PDTc

Samsung fails again with a flagshiip mobile.Why is this not surprising me at all.....

This and lots of other major issues were reported to Samsung countless times and they suddenly got change of heart?!?..

It is not only the 16GB version that is affected btw, google will help you on this or just go to xda.

Well congratz for the new "feature" to all S3 owners.

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  • 2013-01-03 15:28
  • 3VQv

Sounds like samsungs death clock was programmed wrong. Suppose to happen a year not half. Then there isn't warranty and a new phone to buy.

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  • 2013-01-03 15:27
  • 4AAZ

If it's a software fault then it's not a big deal? Just reflash?

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  • 2013-01-03 15:19
  • pKVx

Anyone has the same problem with Galaxy S3 mini?

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  • 2013-01-03 15:18
  • SsmJ

don't compare Nokia's material quality with that of Sammy's plz. it is like comparing gold with bronze.
if Nokia could forget about Symbian and stick to Android, now the story was different.

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  • 2013-01-03 15:09
  • pTgA

> In reply to Dee @ 2013-01-03 13:58 from v}7V - click to readI meant *without charge*

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  • 2013-01-03 15:04
  • v}7V

This sudden death issue is fixed in the latest firmware I9300XXELLA 4.1.2
for download link here you go..

NOTE : This is Odin Flashable Stock Firmware

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  • 2013-01-03 15:04
  • PId%

> In reply to X @ 2013-01-03 14:55 from Am9Y - click to readYou obviously haven't seen a Lumia 920 in person. The Lumia 920 is just as thin as a Samsung Galaxy S Duos and just heavy as Samsung Galaxy Note II. Y'all are exaggerating for calling it bulky.

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  • 2013-01-03 15:01
  • t7Xh

> In reply to $auz @ 2013-01-03 14:34 from t}d1 - click to readWhy do you mention Nokia Lumian 920 and not iPhone 5 for example. Looks like some people are paid to mention Nokia phones on every article about other phones. You're disgusting! And btw, 920 is a brick, the time for bulky phones is long gone.

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  • 2013-01-03 14:55
  • Am9Y

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