U.S. Cellular's turn at the Samsung Galaxy S3

The regional carrier, strongest in the Midwest, gets a big win with the Samsung Galaxy S3, running on its nascent LTE network.
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LTE for some

U.S. Cellular covers about 25 percent of its customer base with LTE at the time of this review, the carrier says, but plans to expand to just over 50 percent of its market by the end of 2012. Customers roaming outside of the home network are limited to 3G, rather than 4G speeds.
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Dual micros

Beneath the back cover are a Micro-SIM slot and a microSD card slot.
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Sleek and familiar

Samsung's Galaxy S3 is a glossy, shiny device that comes in blue and white for the carrier, in both 16GB and 32GB capacities.
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Slim profile

A look at the handset's now-familiar short depth.
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On the road to LTE

An important second LTE-ready smartphone for the carrier, the GS3 follows the Samsung Galaxy Aviator in delivering 4G speeds.
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