Samsung Unpacked app keywords refer to a Galaxy S3 title, fuzzy photo hints at the ceramic back

Samsung Unpacked app keywords refer to a Galaxy S3 title, fuzzy photo hints at the ceramic back
The keywords which Samsung used to describe its 2012 Unpacked app in the Google Play Store reveal a possible Galaxy S3 title for its upcoming flagship phone, that is about to be unveiled May 3 in London.

Given that the device has been more popular as the Galaxy S III, with Roman numerals, yet Samsung uses S3 as a keyword, and the hint from UK carrier insiders that it might not be called what everyone expects, a change from Roman to Arabic numerals could fit the description.

Now that we are mostly aware of the expected specs, given last week's leak of a Samsung GT-I9300, which also had Samsung S3 label inside, the big question is design. Rumors peg the exterior as made of glass ceramic, and painted in white or blue, with both colors used in the poster for the initial announcement about the Unpacked event in London, as well as in the video teasers yesterday.

Perennial leaker Eldar Murtazin, who has been teasing for a while to use his embargoed prototype daily, posted a fuzzy pic in his Twitter feed yesterday of a white Samsung something with the cryptic update "love white glossy finish on phones". This immediately started the speculation it could be the alleged ceramic chassis of the white Galaxy S3, although nothing really can be seen but some reflections from what seems to be uneven surface.

Whether or not that is the case we'll see next week in London, but what do you think about the eventual Galaxy S3 naming. Simple enough?

source: SamsungUnpacked2012 (GooglePlayStore) & EldarMurtazin (Instagram)

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21. jove39

Posts: 2153; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

Optional plastic case would make sense...for people like me who are worried of shattering their phone (when dropped) rather than so called build quality!

17. pegasso

Posts: 285; Member since: Nov 27, 2011

so, which one is the 'real' Samsung Galaxy S3 ? the GT-i9300 ? or the GT-i9800 ?

16. ananya22

Posts: 93; Member since: Apr 23, 2012

Thats better than naming it "the new galaxy s". galaxy s3 sounds great. i would love ceramic i even like the p lastic on my s2 so i am gonna love ceramic a lot. I just hope it wont have the overclocked mali 400 gpu. And i havent seen a blue smartphone since the n8.wondering how that would look. anyways i love white so even if the blue looks bad i am gonna pick up the white one.

13. sonisoe

Posts: 440; Member since: May 06, 2009

hopefully thin enough but more battery juice ie 2,500mah at least ?

11. jackhammeR

Posts: 1548; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

eldar lives? this douchebag should be long time ago forgotten

9. RaKithAPeiRiZ

Posts: 1488; Member since: Dec 29, 2011

me gusta

14. adi4u4882

Posts: 137; Member since: Jan 10, 2012

Cool Story Bro, In Which Chapter Do You Shut The f**k Up?

20. SuperAndroidEvo

Posts: 4888; Member since: Apr 15, 2011

WTF?!? What the hell are you talking about? Who are you to talk to anyone like that? The guy likes what he sees, what's it to you? Show some respect & practice what you preach! "SHUT THE F*CK UP" you disrespectful a$$hole!

23. adi4u4882

Posts: 137; Member since: Jan 10, 2012

You f**king retard, Me gusta means "iam disgusted". Before typing know the meaning of it. Dont you know the difference between disgusted and liking it?

24. SuperAndroidEvo

Posts: 4888; Member since: Apr 15, 2011

You dumb sh*t I am Hispanic & that means "I like" you f*cking legend of humanity. Man you must have won dumbest person who talks without knowing anything in high school. Man I can't believe you can type about something you CLEARLY don't know anything about. You are such a fool that you just need to crawl back to the hole you came out of, just like the roach you are. Dude you just did my worst pet peeve in the whole world. I CAN'T STAND when people argue stuff that I KNOW they are 100% wrong in. Do yourself a favor download Google Translate & see what "me gusta" means you f*cking dumb a$$. Let me guess you were the kid on the bus that wore the helmet to school huh? Ladies & Gentlemen I PRESENT special ed adi4u4882 the worlds dumbest person. Man you are such a fool. How can you do this to yourself? LMAO

25. adi4u4882

Posts: 137; Member since: Jan 10, 2012 Man i just love when i piss of someone. You really spent time in typing all that s**t for me, jeez thanks :P

26. SuperAndroidEvo

Posts: 4888; Member since: Apr 15, 2011

No problem, it took me literally 2 minutes to type that & that is because I did it from my Samsung Galaxy Nexus. On a PC it would have been maybe 40 seconds if that.

8. thnkthru3

Posts: 73; Member since: Dec 25, 2011

On CNBC moments ago...Ralph De La Vega ATT President and CEO...when adked about latest and greatest phone... he touts the Lumia. He doesn't even mention the HTC One X or Galaxy Note. (Also holds up an iPhone during the discussion about $400 subsidies ATT pays Apple for the phone).

15. eaxvac

Posts: 328; Member since: Jan 15, 2012

Lol at the fandroid sheeps thumbing down this

18. leftheodo

Posts: 108; Member since: Oct 21, 2011

We all know WP are leading the mobile OS industry!! It's obvious in the sales chart! /s

22. chadrick0814 unregistered

He's not worried about the sales of the other phones like he is about the Lumia. He's there to advertise and plug products that need it. Apple stocks dropped last week when investors learned that carriers were going to cut iphone subsidies.

7. jan25

Posts: 470; Member since: Feb 26, 2012

don't care much if it's ceramic or plastic as long as the phone is relativity lightweight.

6. pongkie

Posts: 663; Member since: Aug 20, 2011

why ceramic? those things crack

10. protozeloz

Posts: 5396; Member since: Sep 16, 2010

there are different types of ceramic

12. pongkie

Posts: 663; Member since: Aug 20, 2011

thats great then

5. jeroome86

Posts: 2314; Member since: Apr 12, 2012

Hope it's not glossy. I like a texture surface better.

4. Droid_X_Doug

Posts: 5993; Member since: Dec 22, 2010

I wonder if Apple will sue Sammy for infringing Apple's patent on new product introduction? Sammy's rollout sounds awfully similar to Apple's approach.

3. kshell1

Posts: 1143; Member since: Oct 05, 2011

This is really becoming a great device.

2. Bluesky02

Posts: 1439; Member since: Dec 05, 2011

I wonder how the glass ceramic could work out.

19. Hunt3rj2

Posts: 396; Member since: Nov 11, 2011

Really hope any ceramic parts are easily replaced, ceramic shatters like glass.

1. fxymps1

Posts: 10; Member since: Apr 16, 2012

HUh ! Have you ever read that much news about Any other smartphone ? For me i never heard :D

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