Alleged early Samsung Galaxy S3 manual and render leak

Alleged early Samsung Galaxy S3 manual and render leak
 Samsung's unprecedented secrecy about the Galaxy S3 has paid off so far, despite that the days that ramp up to its May 3 unveiling saw a fair amount of leaks. 

We still haven't seen the design, but the latest unauthorized report today is a page derived from the service manual on a Samsung GT-I9300, which shows a render with a physical home button, just as rumored. A 4.8" Super AMOLED screen is listed, of the MIPI (C-type) variety, which allegedly means an HD RGB Super AMOLED.

The specs reveal an 8MP camera, like what we saw on the early GT-I9300 prototype last week, which, however, coincided with the f/2.6 aperture of the module on the Galaxy S II, so things could have changed since December when that prototype was made.

The tipsters indeed hint that this service manual is a very early version, so hopefully the camera will be the 12MP shooter that Amazon Germany and AnTuTu ranking charts are listing. The quad-core Exynos 4412 that will be in the Galaxy S3 has a proprietary Image Signal Processor, as illustrated on Samsung's Exynos blog, so we keep our hopes high on that front.

source: SamMobile

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  • Battery 2100 mAh(11.60h 3G talk time)

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39 Comments

2. wendygarett unregistered

8mp and 1.5ghz quad core??? Did that familiar with other device??

11. kshell1

Posts: 1143; Member since: Oct 05, 2011

It may be familiar but chances are these are old documents plus its 1.4ghz quad core and also 32nm with HKMG. and actual rumors point to a 12mp camera. And samsung makes one mean processor.

13. wendygarett unregistered

a strong exynos with 1.4ghz will perform like 1.5ghz is that right?

15. kshell1

Posts: 1143; Member since: Oct 05, 2011

More than likely better.

28. deeoh1084

Posts: 50; Member since: Dec 30, 2009

agreed... samsung does make one of the best processors i prefer Exynos processor than qualcomm's or nvidia's processors

3. hutty24

Posts: 84; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

Looks like the nexus with buttons

4. SherlockHolmes

Posts: 125; Member since: Apr 10, 2012

HAHA !!! Fuglier !! Going for the HTC ONE X for sure !!! Also never liked the Touchwiz !! Touchwiz with ICS is like the Gingerbread !!

6. wendygarett unregistered

that spec was just edited by itroll from one X... you should know that gs3 is 1080p screen 2gb ram and 64gb of memory... Clearly another fake!!!

9. 1701nino unregistered

God damn right it is! Touchwiz SUCKS BADASS!

5. Diego!

Posts: 876; Member since: Jun 15, 2009

It looks quite nice. But maybe since it's from december, things may have changed a lot. We are only a week away from the 'premiere' :D

7. Tmachaveli

Posts: 425; Member since: Apr 01, 2011

Fake just wait until next week

8. JunitoNH

Posts: 1946; Member since: Feb 15, 2012

Secretive sounds someone wants hype just like Apple.

10. wendygarett unregistered

Dear Samsung Fans: If you hate touchwiz... pick galaxy nexus... who knows google will select samsung again if it surpass all touchwiz devices... that way samsung will become king of ANDROID forever!!!

17. kastor

Posts: 43; Member since: Jan 15, 2012

well again fail,i go for XPERIA

20. plgladio

Posts: 314; Member since: Dec 05, 2011

When did it fail before?

21. kshell1

Posts: 1143; Member since: Oct 05, 2011

Apparently his version of failing is selling 10 million units.

29. deeoh1084

Posts: 50; Member since: Dec 30, 2009

to me it seems like xperia failed.. just compare the number of unit sold between xperia series and Galaxy series... sony needs to step up if they want to keep up with Samsung, HTC & Motorola

40. TMach unregistered

How long has the SGS2 been on the market by comparison with the Xperia S? The SGS2 may very well over the same length of time out sell the Xperia S, it does not mean it is a better phone. I have owned both and my preference would always be for the Xperia S! The IP4/4S out sold the SGS2 but that does not make it a better phone!

24. VebbX

Posts: 41; Member since: Feb 26, 2012

Those spec and no LTE and the wait and the phone is a waste!

31. azri05 unregistered

From all the leaks, rumors, and teases. The actual design of s3 have start to taken shape in my head..

36. gamblor77

Posts: 118; Member since: Apr 26, 2012

Honestly I'm REALLLY hoping that the fake invite for May 22nd had a real pic of it. That is one sexy looking phone with the brushed metal body and concaved sides and ceramic back. I WISH I could post a link to it! :(

37. x7black7x

Posts: 118; Member since: Feb 19, 2012

samsung may have also prepared a new akin for their android phones other than touchwiz just like sony did after seperating from ericsson so you just dont have to hate on everything and maybe if they have not made an entirly new skin they may have upgraded touchwiz to 5.0 or something new so just wait and see 3rd may is near...

38. sadaivadai

Posts: 156; Member since: Nov 22, 2011

4.8 inch screen with a physical button ... Just feel it will be little big ...

39. Chronos

Posts: 258; Member since: Feb 25, 2012

The overall outline of the S3 looks great, other than the physical button that should not have been included. I'm very excited to see its rumored ceramic coating.

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