After all the leaks that have emerged in anticipation of the Samsung Galaxy S3, Samsung have made a statement now that the device is finally on the market, stating they had in fact created three designs of the S3 to minimize leaks and keep users guessing. This statement came out from an unnamed Samsung spokesperson on the official blog for Samsung Unpacked; “there were three different prototypes to avoid any design leaks. All were made like final products.” He went on to say that the Apple and Motorola competitor made “three totally different, continuously changing models in the same time frame. Engineers had to repeat the same process for all three types.”
Samsung Galaxy S3 final design mixed up with 2 other prototypes
This explains all the leaks we have seen over the last few months! An engineer for Samsung by the name of ByungJoon Lee commented that in order to keep the concept of the S3 entirely under wraps, all employees involved in the creation of the S3 could only discuss the design out loud and never in writing, which a colleague of Lee’s described as “quite tiring and frustrating”.
However we feel it was all worth it now that we have seen the device in all its glory. It has a range of impressive specs, which was to be expected after the successful Samsung Galaxy S3. The S3 has a 1.4GHz quad-core processor, Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich), 1GB RAM and some of the best smartphone sales in 2012 to date.
The device also packs a 4.8 inch HD Super AMOLED screen with 1280×720 pixel resolution and 206ppi image density, which should be ideal for showing the pictures taken on its 8MP rear facing camera that also has 1080 pixel Full HD capabilities for video recording. It is also relatively slim, at 8.6mm thickness and a lightweight 133g.
We just wish Samsung gave us an official glimpse of the other two supposed Samsung Galaxy S3 prototypes as we are curious if they had a better exterior design than the current ‘winning’ model.