I am not certain what model it is.
I bought it from fleabay with the description "S3 i9300 MTK6577 Android 4.1 Phone 4.8" Dual Core 1.0 Ghz 3G UNLOCKED Dual SIM "
Can't post a link to the original advert on Fleabay as I have only just joined the forum but it was item No 251144043146.
The original advert is listed at
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CPU: MT6577 Dual Core 1.0GHz
GPU: PowerVR SGX531 Ultra
OS: Android 4.x
Memory: RAM: 512MB / ROM: 4GB eMMC
Micro SD Memory Card (TF-Card), MAX support 32GB
Screen: 4.7 inch Capacitive Multi-touch Screen
WVGA resolution (480 x 854 pixels)
16 million colors
Cameras: Back 8.0 mega pixel / Auto Focus
Front 1.3 mega pixel, supports Skype Video Calls
Supports recording of video 3GP 720P (1280×720) with sound
Network: Dual SIM, Dual Standby
2G：GSM 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
3G：WCDMA 2100 MHz
SAR: 0.44 W/kg and WAP
Supports GSM service worldwide - Quad band
GPS: Built In GPS & A-GPS
Connectivity: Bluetooth with EDR & A2DP
Wi-Fi : IEEE 802.11 b/g/n, supports Wi-Fi hotspot
micro USB 2.0
Sensor: Gravity Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Light Sensor
Video: AVI , MP4 , FLV , 3GP , MOV , ASF , MPEG , RMVB , etc.
Audio: MP3 , AAC , WAV , etc. / 3.5 mm Audio Jack
Language: English, Russian, French, German, Dutch, Finnish, Greek, Malay, Polish, Swedish, Turkish, Italian, Vietnamese, Indonesia, Spanish, Persian, Portuguese, Thai, Romanian, Brazil Portuguese, Czech, Ukrainian, Bulgarian, Slovenian, Serbian, Arabic, Hebrew and many more
Main features Gravity Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Light Sensor, FM Radio, Wifi, GPS, Multi-touch Capacitive Screen, Dual SIM, Schedule Power On/Off
Weight: 125 g
Package contents: - i9300 MTK6577
- 2x Li-ion battery 2150 mAh
- Earphone / 3.5 mm Audio Jack
- USB Cable
I doubt that I have the required know how to get it going again, don't mind "donating" to someone who can though.
Thanks for the replies.