Good news for people who are tired of the usual black and white staple colors of smartphones. Samsung Galaxy S3 is rumored to release a wide array of colors of the handset that consumers can choose from
Samsung took over the smartphone market with the release of the popular Galaxy S3. Upon its launch, it is available in two colors - Pebble Blue and Marble White. However, according to new reports Samsung could be set to release the phone in a number of special edition colors.
A representative of Samsung U.K. told Pocket Lint: "We will be announcing potential color variants in due course." It is not yet confirmed whether the extra colors will only be released in the United Kingdom or will it be available worldwide.
As proof to the earlier statement, AT&T began accepting pre-orders for the Garnet Red Samsung Galaxy S3 on Sunday July 15. The device is expected to be available on July 29. Garnet Red Galaxy S3 will have the same specs and are being sold at the same price; $199 with a two year contract for the 16GB model, and $249 for the 32GB version.
Senior vice president for AT&T mobility Jeff Bradley said, "With an exclusive red color this summer and the power of the nation's largest 4G network, AT&T delivers the best wireless experience for Galaxy S3 fans."
Tech website Pocket Lint speculated that Samsung will launch various rock or gemstone styled versions, such as Emerald Green or Azurite Orange, to match their current naming conventions; Pebble Blue, Garnet Red and Marble White.
New colors is part of this drive by Samsung, and it has also been reported that a Samsung Approved For Enterprise (SAFE) edition will be available, which is designed for "bring your own device" policies in the workplace.
This is not the first time that Samsung will make colorful handsets. Samsung Galaxy Y was available in a wide array of fun and bubbly colors such as metallic gray, pearly white, dark black, fruity orange, bubblegum pink and silver platter.
Watch the official TV commercial of Samsung Galaxy S3 below and see the slideshow for some of mock ups of the devicein different fun colors courtesy of Phone Arena.