More pics of the Galaxy S3 surface

More pics of the Galaxy S3 surface
It just wouldn’t be a proper news day without another batch of Galaxy S3 photos. Below are two shots, one of them showing off the fact that the photo was snapped in Brazil (the “UB” in I9300UBLD8 designates Brazil). The phone appears to still be cloaked in the custom case that is designed to obscure the final shape, which we expect to be the Galaxy-Nexus-esque device we showed yesterday.

The photo confirms the dedicated home button, and also shows off the faint impressions of back and “menu” keys (although we expect that menu will be the multi-tasking button). The tipster behind the images indicated that Samsung also intends to release a GT-i9800 phone, saying this is “just the beginning”.

We’re just about 48 hours out now from Samsung’s official announcement, so all will be revealed soon!

source: SamMobile

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  • Camera 8 MP (Single camera)
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35. mjasinsk

Posts: 1; Member since: May 03, 2012

Its part dummy and part true. True phone has probably curved design and its in fake case. Its like cars camouflage. Look at the lines inside fake case :)

34. Cyan3boN

Posts: 446; Member since: Feb 23, 2012

I say it again, "hope this is not the final design"

32. Baseballer

Posts: 132; Member since: Dec 07, 2011

If you zoom in closely, you can tell its curved like the gnex. I hope it looks good and the U.S Carriers op for no home button because im not a fan of the button.

31. Mube1

Posts: 153; Member since: Sep 22, 2011

Totally confused.i hope s3 design will b better than s2 and galxay nexus:-)

30. joey18

Posts: 694; Member since: Jul 20, 2010

Looking this one well htc my best option this phone is ugly o i wait for the iphone 5

29. gallitoking

Posts: 4721; Member since: May 17, 2011

is a fake as the SGSIII wont have ICS... Samsung will relased a statement that will be updated but wont specify when,,,,

28. k1ng617

Posts: 270; Member since: Oct 13, 2009

If you take a look at the shape of the glass rather than the shape of the body, you can see what could be the final dimensions of the production phone's LCD & bezel. The curved corners looks very much like the GNex which I think is great. I do hope they go above and beyond with the case though.

23. kshell1

Posts: 1143; Member since: Oct 05, 2011

Lol idc what it looks like im buying it anyway

20. jibraihimi

Posts: 816; Member since: Nov 29, 2011

Phonearena plzzzz take sum rest, May 3rd is just round the corner, so plzzz don't kill the excitement by bombarding us with so many Galaxy S3 rumours. Let Sammy do this job on 3rd........ :) and PA plzzz take little rest as u have to start posting abt. all the rumours and leaks for next iPhone after the launch of S3..........

18. protozeloz

Posts: 5396; Member since: Sep 16, 2010

not a home button D: on screen buttons with that please!!!

16. tward291

Posts: 559; Member since: Feb 14, 2012

lol whats funny is when they finally show this phone it wont live up to half the rumors lol it be a platic last for 4 hours pieace of s**t. i bet you guys will be on here bitching about a software glitch or it gets to hot or my screen wont come on lol i love bitches. plus if you guys like samsung then you should just buy an iphone all they do is copy everything apple does look at the dame home button for god sakes

19. medicci37

Posts: 1361; Member since: Nov 19, 2011

Not really. There is alot more Samsung (more than 50%) in the iphone, then there is iphone in Samsung products. If they did copy Apple the SG lll would have a weak azz A9 duel core. Lower resolution. & A small, cheap, old school, lcd screen. Oh, & no real customization...Because Apple Sucks !

21. tward291

Posts: 559; Member since: Feb 14, 2012

lol look at there *** little touch wiz just like the iphone they love apple so much they destroy the android look in favor of a apple flavored look semperfi bitches

26. ph00ny

Posts: 2082; Member since: May 26, 2011

Before we even get into this, Samsung has been making phones with home button much longer than apple has. Same can be said about other manufacturers such as HTC

13. taz89

Posts: 2014; Member since: May 03, 2011

so annoying when people say ''i hope this isnt the final design'' when for the past 2 weeks everyone been saying that it is a DUMMY case and NOT final design

14. mordimiz

Posts: 13; Member since: Feb 15, 2012

cant agree more

11. Just_a_boy

Posts: 183; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

It's a quite ugly phone. Samsung please add a camera key.

10. intos

Posts: 93; Member since: Jan 06, 2012

omg... is this what we waiting for ??? hope not ... hope this a joke ...

7. metoyou

Posts: 279; Member since: Oct 19, 2011

Like I mentioned before, i9800 is the next Superphone from Sammy that will steal the show on May 3rd in London.

6. VJo003

Posts: 365; Member since: Mar 11, 2012

looks legit

33. solidsnakeduds013

Posts: 221; Member since: Oct 20, 2010

The phone is supposed to be blue or white!!!

5. abdane

Posts: 507; Member since: Oct 07, 2011

this dummy, is the best dummy of all ! XP seriously, this dummy is cool :P i still hope not last design :P

4. PhoneArenaUser

Posts: 5498; Member since: Aug 05, 2011

I think this casing (body) is only for testing.

3. bobfreking55

Posts: 866; Member since: Jul 15, 2011

whaaaathehell? GTi9800?! what is this???

8. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

my ears perked as well. lol. maybe its the Note2? this is just another shot of that fake demo testing casing we've already seen. what is fun is that the whole thing looks like a large international S2, while if you look at the curved lines just inside, it looks like a large hercules-S2. Like samsung is giving us a Rasberry for trying to peek too soon. :)

2. dcgore

Posts: 234; Member since: Feb 24, 2012

If this is it then still looks too plasticky. I thought ceramic casing was the "rumor."

9. -box-

Posts: 3991; Member since: Jan 04, 2012

There's a case over the actual body of the device to obscure its true shape. Read the article.

17. alan_1230

Posts: 86; Member since: Apr 22, 2012

omg your comment was funny lollll read the article god dammit lmao!!!!

12. CommentBoxEnforcer

Posts: 99; Member since: Feb 13, 2012

Im glad my gnex is all touch screen

15. iamcc

Posts: 1319; Member since: Oct 07, 2011

Yeah man after looking at this beautiful screen with nothing ugly on the physical exterior I don't know if I could ever use a phone with buttons on the front again!!

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