Samsung may start selling custom phone cases through its theme store

Samsung may start selling custom phone cases through its theme store
Taking a page from Google's book with Pixel Live Cases, Samsung is reportedly planning on allowing users to purchase custom phone cases through the Samsung Theme Store app. Earlier reports about Samsung's intentions have now been confirmed by the folks over at XDA, who tore down the latest version of the Samsung Theme Store app in search of clues regarding custom cases.

It is currently unclear as to how much freedom users will have in designing cases—if any at all—or weather the design and manufacturing processes will be reserved for Samsung and affiliate theme-makers entirely, but here's the premise: the cases will be tied to themes, will be purchasable directly from the Samsung Theme Store, and they will also be equipped with NFC chips. NFC will be used in order to allow for the cases, when put on the phone, to automatically change the current theme to a matching one.

image source: XDA

Strings of code discovered in the latest version of the Samsung Theme Store app suggest that Galaxy S, Galaxy Note, and Galaxy A series phones will be the first to get support. As to when and where to expect custom cases, we don't know yet for certain. South Korea is obviously first in line, seeing as how Samsung has already launched NFC-enabled cases in its home market, but we've got our fingers crossed that a global launch is in the cards.

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5 Comments

1. kevin007in

Posts: 327; Member since: Oct 28, 2015

who cares

2. andynaija

Posts: 1262; Member since: Sep 08, 2012

you do

4. kevin007in

Posts: 327; Member since: Oct 28, 2015

ok andy. thanx for letting me know. appreciate. :p

3. sissy246

Posts: 7124; Member since: Mar 04, 2015

This could be a cool if they let us do a lot of the designing of it.

5. drunkenjay

Posts: 1697; Member since: Feb 11, 2013

thats pretty cool. would use it.

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