Samsung Galaxy S III concept makes us wish it is the real deal

Samsung Galaxy S III concept makes us wish it is the real deal
Anything goes in concept renders, but some of them hit the sweet spot between a wacky dream device and the a plausible but boring reality. The homebrew concept by NAK Studio of the hotly-anticipated Samsung Galaxy S III below is just relaying what many customers of Samsung's otherwise stellar flagship phones want - a more sophisticated outer shell design.

Nothing wrong with plastic - it is durable, lightweight, and allows for better signal penetration, but introducing some metal in the chassis will give the Galaxy S III a more premium feeling without a doubt.

The concept render artist, who is not affiliated with Samsung in any way, stays otherwise very true to the slim Galaxy S II, with the hump at the bottom and the elevated camera area, as well as the angular looks. The camera, however, is listed as 12MP, and the polished feel of the metal chassis introduces a curvier side profile, making us wish this was the real deal we will see some time in the spring.

What about you, any design preferences towards the SGSIII?

source: NAKStudio

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Galaxy S III
  • Display 4.8" 720 x 1280 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 1.9 MP front
  • Processor Samsung Exynos 4 Quad, Quad-core, 1400 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 2100 mAh(11.60h 3G talk time)

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68 Comments

1. XiphiasGladius

Posts: 813; Member since: Aug 21, 2011

If that one comes out as the real deal the shut up and take my money!

2. android_hitman unregistered

sadly the SGSIII will not look even remotley close to this concept, Samsung is using cheap materials to build their phones, that's why i switched to HTC who seems to have the best build quality on android phones.

5. dragonnub99

Posts: 14; Member since: Nov 23, 2011

no sony have the best build quality

8. buggerrer

Posts: 306; Member since: Sep 21, 2011

since when? Arc, Neo, Play .. all the xperia 2011 line got the worst build quality .. ask Arc owners :p

15. RaKithAPeiRiZ

Posts: 1488; Member since: Dec 29, 2011

arc owner here

23. buggerrer

Posts: 306; Member since: Sep 21, 2011

how is the crack in the housing?http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1378941 so Arc got the best quality? i think its the ceapest plastic ever!

17. Dimitru

Posts: 40; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

dont u know about Greenheart ??? Xp

58. XiphiasGladius

Posts: 813; Member since: Aug 21, 2011

I'm an Arc owner, Love this damn thing but the housing crack near the power button is true, but it hasn't hampered the phones performance nor affected it in anyways. And by the way the Arc & Arc S are the only two that has this said problem, the rest of the 2011 line up is housing crack free.

63. RamyRamz69

Posts: 390; Member since: Dec 12, 2011

Bi...please. Having a scratch and being in the Green Heart foundation is better than having a 1$ plastic cover like the on in the S2.

67. Mario1017

Posts: 336; Member since: Sep 04, 2011

Haha, sony does not have nearly the best quality, their plastic is so cheap, i used to have an Arc and the back cover felt like it could smap if i bent it 10 degrees, overall quality was horrible, htc by far has the best build wuality, sadly most have bad hardware.

13. ledbetterp3

Posts: 467; Member since: Aug 31, 2011

Motorola for build quality?

14. buggerrer

Posts: 306; Member since: Sep 21, 2011

yeah, no doubt! Kevlar FTW!

25. gotti88

Posts: 101; Member since: Jul 06, 2011

nokia for build quality

16. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

if you think heavy, easily broken, and crappy battery life is good build quality.... well then. hats off to you.

21. ledbetterp3

Posts: 467; Member since: Aug 31, 2011

@Remixfa Motorola or HTC?

26. robinrisk unregistered

he was referring to HTC. But come on, that render is a Slightly Stilized GSII with a metal cover. I´d rather have plastic, over metal anytime. Metal is a PITA when you dont have a cover and you want to put the phone on a surface.

27. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

plus metal allows electron transfer from your hand to the antenna which interferes with its signal. its no coincidence that the phones with biggest signal issues.. aka the iPhone and various HTC phones like the sensation are made of metal. premium? premium pain maybe lol.

35. ngo2dd

Posts: 896; Member since: Jul 08, 2011

Ya that is why samsung have the best signal in cdam network right? oh wait they have the s**ttest one. Nexus S 4g, Epic touch 4g, SGN 4g has great signal.

45. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

there is a difference between antenna power and interference by your body. I didn't comment a single thing about their antenna strength. vzw takes part of the blame for that too as phones are made to vzw's specs on their network. it doesn't get released unless vzw gets exactly what they want. my sgs1 has excellent signal strength and virtually no degredation of the signal from holding it compared to similar metallic phones.

48. ngo2dd

Posts: 896; Member since: Jul 08, 2011

You going to blame VZW when other phone like the Rarz and Rezound has faster and better signal? You have GSM/WCDMA phone so what do you know about CDMA phone? Hell you work for t-mobile. The Nexus S 4g has the wrost signal out of all the phone on sprint. BTW many of HTC phone antenna are attach to the plastic back or plastic part of the phone beside the Titan. You know very little about HTC phone but you keep on acting like you know what you are talking about.

50. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

lol if you say so. I also worked for vzw for years. you'd be hard pressed to find another on this site with more extensive knowledge.. I can point you right to the others.. king korugi, protoz, network dood.. and others. I dont see them taking issue with my statements.

54. ngo2dd

Posts: 896; Member since: Jul 08, 2011

If you say so because you are the same guy who say the the hummingbirds is fasterthen the S2 and S3. You are also say the powerVRX 540 is faster the the andenro 220. Btw the hummingbirds is base off the cortex A8 like the S2 and S3.

56. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

lol. your right. I do say that. Because its true. And I have test after test to prove it. It obliterates the feeble S2, and its GPU is far superior to the one in the S3. The CPU itself is as capable or more in most every respect except multi threading since it is a single core, not a dual core. Again, test after test to show it. More cores dont always = better. The tech behind those cores has to be better as well. You are not helping your case. the snapdragon is also NOT a cortex A8 design. " Unlike the Hummingbird, the Snapdragon does not use an ARM-designed application processor. Rather Qualcomm designed the core (called Scorpion) to have many features similar to the ARM Cortex-A8 architecture, but it does still use the ARMv7 instruction set. "http://www.tested.com/news/hummingbird-vs-snapdragon-vs-omap-vs-tegra-2-arm-chips-explained/1704/ "Another element of the SoC is it's GPU. The Samsung chip uses the PowerVR SGX540 GPU. In raw numbers, the Hummingbird is capable of rendering over 90 million triangles per second. This is a very powerful graphics unit that easily outclassed the Snapdragons when it was released, though the new generation Snapdragons have caught up somewhat. " http://www.tested.com/news/hummingbird-vs-snapdragon-vs-omap-vs-tegra-2-arm-chips-explained/1704/ now pay close attention. The number 1 scoring chipset on smartphonebenchmarks.com is the single core Hummingbird with a quadrant of over 5400 clocked at 1.4ghz. The highest scoring crapdragon came in at 5th place, sandwiched in a small army of samsung chips, clocked the whole way up to 1.8ghz to achieve a smidge over 4000 on the benchmarks. "Even when it came to graphics, the Hummingbird produced 90 million triangles per second, which easily surpassed the performance of the Snapdragon. "http://www.buzzle.com/articles/snapdragon-vs-hummingbird.html "....S3 (dual core snapdragon) chipsets in future phones (Q3 and Q4 of 2012) which boasts the Adreno 220 GPU. It also boasts an 88 million triangles per second benchmark"http://www.360tuneup.com/fafhrdd/blog/post/2011/11/12/Snapdragon-S3-Chipset-for-the-Windows-7-Phone.aspx

20. SleepingOz unregistered

Again, material has nothing to do with build quality!

24. s.mrabet

Posts: 147; Member since: Oct 26, 2011

Well, I'd rather have cheap materials that dont break when dropped, then expensive ones that shatter after one fall...

29. jove39

Posts: 2148; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

you moron...samsung just uses durable materials that keep the phone light weight...grow up some brain!

64. vijaysivakula

Posts: 229; Member since: Aug 17, 2011

Good for you. Is this the same HTC that admitted to making large bulky phones without a good battery life and poor signals? Guess not...

3. btbotimtim

Posts: 272; Member since: Dec 08, 2010

Nice design, but no battery cover like RAZR? I'd rather have a bit thicker phone with detachable battery.

4. som

Posts: 768; Member since: Nov 10, 2009

I wish Samsung will make this concept to reality to beat iPhone.

6. ivanko34

Posts: 617; Member since: Sep 04, 2011

Samsung should improve its design team to make very classy devices like this one

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