The world is hungry to learn more about the Galaxy S3, and every last piece of information that is at least remotely related to Samsung’s future flagship is dissected and stuck under the microscopes of countless Android fanatics, us included.

Yesterday, we learned that the Samsung Galaxy S3 has entered production and that carriers and retailers are overwhelming Samsung with preorders. The same source, a tweet from legendary Russian blogger Eldar Murtazin, confirmed previous rumors regarding the supposed ceramic casing of the Galaxy S3. Corroborated with previous gossip, the latest report sketches an attractive image for the successor of the S2. The general consensus (at least for now) is this: the new S3 will rock a quad-core Exynos processor, will come with a generous 4.8-inch Super AMOLED+ display, and supposedly boast 2GB of RAM, although this last detail seems a little far-fetched. Anyway, if we were to describe the new S3 in one word, that word would be “superphone”.

But, what about its external appearance? Besides that ceramic casing and a reported 7mm-thin profile, we know little about how the Galaxy S3 will look like. PhoneArena begs to differ, claiming that an anonymous tipster slipped a purported picture of the S3 into their mailbox.

Here’s the image, in all its hi-res glory:

Samsung Galaxy S3


Unfortunately, as much as we would love to say this is the real deal, the over-sized, awkwardly Photoshop-ed font displayed on the device’s screen gives the image away as a fake, and not even a good one. However, chances are the Galaxy S3 may look pretty close to this rendering. We’ll have to wait and see.

What do you think? Would you like the Samsung Galaxy S3 to look like this?

Bogdan Petrovan
Bogdan is the European Managing Editor of Android Authority. He loves tech, travel, and fantasy. He wishes he had more time for two of those things. Bogdan's phone is a Nexus 6P.
  • Just like the GNex then, only with the Shitty TouchWiz UI!

  • Dfsfs_d

    i would want the galaxy s 3 to look like the internashionl virshion of the galaxy s2 but with bigger screen and all the other features that were mansion

  • cdanford

    I hope it has touchwiz 5 and not 4.0

  • look awesome, combination of s2 + nexus = s3

  • that’s not a SGSIII. it doesn’t even have “SAMSUNG” logo in front side

  • someinternetdude

    Touchwiz, no thanks. Never Again.

    • Thachaz

      I agree. Touchwiz is GARBAGE! But you can root your phone grant it superuser permission, run a custom rom like cyanogen, vanilla (stock android), or a completely different UI instead of Touchwiz.

      • someinternetdude

        Been there done that. Unfortunately Samsung has not released there Touchwiz source code so one can not put a “Pure Android” rom on a Touchwiz handset. But thanks for the idea.

    • Brianepatt85

      Who cares about touchwiz. Just use one of the 20 launchers at the play store

      • someinternetdude

        An app on top of Touchwiz just to cover it up to me is a waste of cpu cycles. Using resources for something that should not be there to begin with is pointless.

  • If u give me a 100% ICS just like my SGN, i will definately purchase this mobile,otherwise thanks, NO MORE Touchwiz!

  • Corn Flakes

    if you photoshop then you can tell this image is fake.
    unfortunately, i know photoshop; thus the image is photoshopped…tsk tsk tsk.
    this is obviously Samsung galaxy s2. also, a lot of layers had been used. the Samsung logo was erased and the middle button and its capacitives. nice try but this is not it.