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Paul Kocialkowski, 07/08/2014 02:05 PM

Galaxy S 3 (I9300)

Device Galaxy S 3 (I9300)
Manufacturer Samsung
Codename i9300
Ships with root No
Root possible Yes
SIM Unlocked Possible
In production Yes
Replicant status Supported, International GSM flavor (I9300)
Developers involved PaulK
Replicant version Replicant 4.2
Last image Replicant 4.2 0002

Replicant status

Replicant status for the Galaxy S 3 (I9300): ReplicantStatus

Known freedom and security issues:
  • Proprietary and likely signed bootloader
  • Modem, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and NFC firmwares are non-free
  • Modem could access GPS

Installation guide

Installation guide for the Galaxy S 3 (I9300): GalaxyS3I9300Installation

Build guide

Build guide for the Galaxy S 3 (I9300): GalaxyS3I9300Build

Technical infos

  • Status of the Samsung-RIL modem implementation: Samsung-RIL
  • Status of the Broadcom 4751 GPS chip implementation: BCM4751

Hardware table

Component Name Source Protocol/implementation
SoC Samsung Exynos 4412 iFixit Linux kernel
GPU Mali 400 Linux kernel and secret userspace
Audio Codec WM8994 Linux kernel Linux kernel ALSA driver
Modem XMM6260 Linux kernel Secret protocol: Samsung-IPC, implemented in libsamsung-ipc and samsung-ril
Wi-Fi BCM4334 Linux kernel implemented in Wi-Fi driver
Bluetooth BCM4334 Linux kernel implemented in Bluetooth driver
NFC PN544 Linux kernel Linux kernel
GPS BCM4751 iFixit MEIF, Unknown
Accelerometer LSM330DLC Linux kernel Linux kernel, Samsung-Sensors
Compass AKM8975 Kernel sources Linux kernel, free implementation from AKM
Light/proximity sensor CM36651 Kernel sources Linux kernel
Gyroscope LSM330DLC Kernel sources Linux kernel
Barometer LPS331AP Kernel sources Linux kernel
Camera S5C73M3/S5K6A3 Linux kernel Linux kernel, FIMC, V4l2

Updated by Paul Kocialkowski about 6 years ago · 9 revisions