Samsung Nexus 3 photo samples appear on Picasa

Samsung Nexus 3 photo samples appear on Picasa
UPDATE: Google's John Mueller took to G+ to explain that "We get to test some things before they're launched, but for everything else, there's exiv2.org... Just to be clear, the EXIF data here is modified. Sorry for the confusion :)" Thus, the Samsung Nexus 3 moniker seems to have been born in John's own creative mind.

Samsung Nexus 3 photo samples appear on Picasa
Google's photo service Picasa has long been the ultimate source for upcoming Android devices leaks, as the photos taken with prototypes during testing, can get automatically uploaded to your public account.

One Google Switzerland employee, John Mueller, has inadvertently posted yesterday morning some photos of kids jumping in the snow in swimsuit, having fun with the cold weather front that is raging over Western Europe.

The thing is that the EXIF data shows the device to be named Samsung Nexus 3, and the samples are taken in 3MP resolution. Now we know with a great deal of certainty that the flagship Nexus device this year is shaping up to be the LG Nexus 4, and it should have even been announced today, if one storm called Sandy didn't mess with the event.

Samsung Nexus 3 photo samples appear on Picasa
Then we have the Samsung Galaxy unit codenamed Premier, whose rumored specs revealed it to be a mild update over the Galaxy Nexus, and this one would be a prime candidate for a Nexus 3 from Samsung, if the rumors for more than one Nexus device this year hold water. Hopefully we'll know more soon, as for now all eyes are on the hurricane.

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14 Comments

1. bobfreking55

Posts: 866; Member since: Jul 15, 2011

I can't wait anymore.

2. neutralguy

Posts: 1152; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

maybe an entry level device.

3. eheii

Posts: 3; Member since: Oct 29, 2012

Me too! i am going to explode sooner if google doesn't launch

4. MeoCao unregistered

Nexus 3, 3" Nexus? Very intriguing...

5. bloodline

Posts: 706; Member since: Dec 01, 2011

stupid storm

6. nyuvo

Posts: 72; Member since: May 10, 2012

what i want to know is why the nexus phone is taking a picture of a girl wearing next to nothing in what is clearly freezing weather.. perhaps i will become one of these phone testers...

10. Cyan3boN

Posts: 446; Member since: Feb 23, 2012

She is wearing a bikini. and she may not me over 18 by the size of her er er er body that is :)

14. nyuvo

Posts: 72; Member since: May 10, 2012

ah my mistake >< i take what i said back :p

7. KParks23

Posts: 719; Member since: Oct 13, 2010

Hmmm looks like crap to me IDK! the one with the little boy looks really bad this might be good for a entry level device but im not impressed with the pics at all.. ill wait till i see more specs.. but by then ill own that 5" HTC phone :)

11. RaKithAPeiRiZ

Posts: 1488; Member since: Dec 29, 2011

Maybe this is the low end device , samsung nexus 3

13. PhoneArenaUser

Posts: 5498; Member since: Aug 05, 2011

Those photos are not originals so don't make any decisions before the time.

8. RaKithAPeiRiZ

Posts: 1488; Member since: Dec 29, 2011

Girl in a bikini in Switzerland ........what the ...

9. kanagadeepan

Posts: 1220; Member since: Jan 24, 2012

Oh Sandy... Why did you come???

12. GALAXY-STORM

Posts: 328; Member since: Oct 13, 2012

Bring it on Samsung.......Storm is the king:)

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