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UNCONFIRMED: Service manual reveals Galaxy S III design

Bits and pieces of the Samsung Galaxy S III are starting to surface as we are just a week away from the May 3rd Unpacked event. This time, Sammobile claims to have a copy of the upcoming Galaxy service manual which reveals a bit more on the specification and design.

The design matches earlier speculation with a less boxy look with more rounded and curved edges. We’re probably looking at a design that’s similar to the HTC One X and the Galaxy Nexus.

The biggest anticipation would be the choice of materials used for the body. Samsung is popularly known for its plasticky body but they have done a good job in making it feel premium with textured design. At the moment, rumours are suggesting new materials like ceramic.

According to the spec sheet, it shows 1.5GHz Quad core although it was announced yesterday that the new Galaxy will be running on a 1.4GHz Exynos 4 Quad processor. For display, it is written as 4.8″ Super AMOLED MIPI and comes with a 8MP camera with assisted flash. Perhaps just like the prototypes, Samsung is also messing around with unconfirmed draft service manual copies to prevent leaks like this.

Samsung is definitely doing a better job in managing possible leaks this time around. All we can say is stay tuned this coming 3rd May for the official reveal.