Samsung Galaxy S III photos leaked – could be real this time

April 18, 2012
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Who's ready for some juicy and possibly real pictures of the hotly anticipated Samsung Galaxy S III flagship smartphone. We've seen more leaks and heard more rumors than I'd care to share, but today's picture could be the first real images of the new phone. Taken by Mr Blurrycam himself (with an iPad no less) we'd love a clear shot but will take what we can get. Check it out!

Apparently these pictures were snapped up by the folks at Gizmodo and their sources are quite confident that this is in fact real, and what you see is the new Samsung Galaxy S III. Now whether or not that square design around the display is there to stay, or just acting as a disguise like we mentioned last week is still unknown. The official announcement where we'll "meet the next Galaxy" is set for May 3rd so the wait is almost over, but this could have spoiled the unveil.

According to the leakster the new Galaxy S III will be thinner than the SGSII, but will weigh a little more thanks to an impressive 12 megapixel rear camera, 2 megapixel front camera, and the quad-core Exynos processor under the hood. The back of the phone in these pictures looks pretty plastic if you ask me, and we've all been speculating about a ceramic design for months. One important thing is we are hearing this device pictured has a model number of Samsung GT-I9300. A device we've seen leaks of with an odd resolution, and have reported as NOT being the Galaxy S III. So this could just be an elaborate cover by Samsung, or possibly the Galaxy M instead.

Obviously we still have tons of questions, as does everyone else I'm sure. Stay tuned for more details as we dig for more, and expect tons of hands-on pictures and video from the event May 3rd as we'll be there live.

[via SlashGear] -- Thanks Kote


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  • http://twitter.com/russ781227 Russell Torres

    Oh! Amazing!

  • cheetose4

    Why did the person take a black an white picture and not a colour picture with their ipad? Being black and white you can’t really tell what the material is,could be aluminum, ceramic, carbon fiber, glass or plastic. 

    • Anna_sz9

      Its not a black and white photo, just a black phone on a white background. The pic does suck though.

  • Kailzer

    If this is the real Galaxy S III, it’s a little disappointing though.

  • Laz

    Please.  That hideous thing is NOT the GS3.   Why would you even think it is, knowing what their invite/flyer looks like?  Anybody see white or blue ceramic or steel on this thing?  Use some common sense already.

    • Laz

       BTW– I’m not speaking of the guts of this thing–obviously we can’t tell anything about them from the pictures–but it’s not even worth an ounce of speculation to imagine that this is what the exterior would look like.  I could buy the “elaborate cover” theory, but that’s it.  And with nothing else but a picture of it, there’s nothing exciting here.  It’s not like there’s a question as to whether the thing exists in its final form somewhere considering the fact that it’s going to be announced in a couple of weeks.

  • A Shih50

    If you look closely, you can see a phone under the fingerprints.

  • http://profiles.google.com/leemarkin Mark Lee

    is it the physical buttons down there?

  • anywh

    very very very ugly…..hope this is a joke

  • http://thenextlab.com/ Steven

    While there is chance that this phone is real it still doesn’t say much about this phone and we will still have to wait till may to find out more

  • http://www.motoask.com/ Motorola Atrix forum

    I don’t see a phone, all I see are fingerprints.

  • Aaron

    Photo was taken by ipad,you can see the logo in the screen reflection

  • Aaron

    I think this is the real GS3 because theres a video done by someone else, the design is the same so I think this is the real deal. check it here 
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Ei61wWOr4w&feature=player_embedded look at the back it is the exact same as the photo above

    • Tomi Golob

      Haha fail! :P