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EXCLUSIVE: Why the Pebble Blue Galaxy S III is delayed

EXCLUSIVE: Why the Pebble  Blue Galaxy S III is delayed - read the full textToday we received official confirmation that Samsung is delaying the Pebble Blue Galaxy S III units due to some manufacturing issues regarding the paintjob and the panels' material. The official statement went like this: Samsung’s Galaxy SIII Pebble Blue version comes with a newly invented...


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samsung would need to get there finger out ..apples world conference coming on 11 june might get a lot of people cancel the samsung s3 ,s and wait on the dreaed iphone 5...why are we waiting...........

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  • 2012-05-29 23:25
  • HKCW

Don't normally comment on things,but p*ssed off with samsung.How can they let 600,000 faulty panels through there fingers,were is quality control?No mobile phone now until they get there act together,sold my s2 before the value starts to plummit.That's my moan over,for now anyway.

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  • 2012-05-29 23:13
  • m5bx

I had hands on with it for all of about 6 minutes yesterday..It is very very nice so slim and not as big as you think..It is like a pebble smooth in both feeling and operation..I got to test loudspeaker which is very crystal clear treble.I really like it in white which was the colour they had and only one unit to show round a crowd of 20+ people waiting to try it..

I have to be honest i checked it was on full brighness and held it next to a one X and it was slightly dimmer,,also the one x looks a lot bigger than SGS3..Its as if they built the SGS3 motherboard then shrunk wrap a plastic shrink wrap around it and made the shape that way.This is how the got it a slim as possible..The home button is spot on..

I am waiting for pay as you go and they said(Three network UK) that they would be using all their first stock for contracts and could NOT give me a time when PAYG would be avilable..May go sim free route unless PAYG is significantly cheaper..

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  • 2012-05-29 23:09
  • nEAx

i believe we are being had. This is just a way of Samsung making scarcity just like Apple always intentionally do on their launches. Supply and demand. No supply, more demand, more hype.

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  • 2012-05-29 22:23
  • 3pbe

> In reply to Simy @ 2012-05-29 17:55 from ajPJ - click to readTHIS.

As much as I appreciate Samsung making sure everything is spot on for the customer I would much rather have had my GS3 delivered tomorrow then eventually made my way to a VF shop and have the battery cover replaced to the correct shade.

Oh well, few weeks wait extra it is.

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  • 2012-05-29 22:18
  • mpUD

Cut the crap and release the damn phone already, samsung! I pre-ordered the pebble blue, was really excited about it and now, this?!? I don't give a crap about the freakin' blue-white-pebble-marble colors and I also don't give a crap if you give me a yellow starfish, black octopus ink, green seaweed or orange clownfish colored S3, I won't wait for another 2-3 weeks! I want it now!!!

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  • 2012-05-29 21:56
  • t7Px

hmmm why does it sound like another gimmick to creat hype for the blue variant while backing it with scarce availability... hmmm may be its due to the strategies adopted by the Samsung and the apple marketing teams :p...
lets wait and watch

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  • 2012-05-29 21:49
  • KI15

This is incorrect. The back of the GS3 Pebble Blue was milled a couple mill to small and does not fit. Also none of the accessories which require connection to the handset are also a couple mill too small. (cases, docks, vehicle docks) The CAD file for the case was also sent to the likes of Casemate and Belkin. Expect a big delay in seeing Galaxy S 3 accessories.

Great work Samsung....!

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  • 2012-05-29 21:47
  • 3H@A

Samsung is lying:

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  • 2012-05-29 20:50
  • sv4b

> In reply to JGrove @ 2012-05-29 20:01 from e6$k - click to readReally? How do you know? Have you tested it?

As much as there are things to gripe about with this phone, the S3 has some of the best sound codecs and drivers available and good volume on the speaker. Its definitely at the higher end of the sound quality scale.

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  • 2012-05-29 20:09
  • P%ns

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-05-29 18:39 from nDPD - click to readSure, there could be other problems Samsung doens't want known that's holding up the blue version, but if it was something not colour/body related then it would affect the white version as well.

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  • 2012-05-29 20:05
  • P%ns

> In reply to Kyonkan @ 2012-05-29 17:21 from LKJ9 - click to readWhat's 1080p video without decent audio quality? SGIII records like garbage@

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  • 2012-05-29 20:01
  • e6$k

please stop buying samsung trash

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  • 2012-05-29 19:57
  • 8Ktn

> In reply to Damien Lord @ 2012-05-29 16:18 from PxaK - click to readI saw this "comment" many times. You get money from Samsung. Paid spam!

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  • 2012-05-29 19:54
  • 8Ktn

> In reply to ram @ 2012-05-29 17:46 from 0U$W - click to readYeah it's great to see Samsung taking a leaf out of Apple's book in this respect. This is the way to command customer's loyalty :)

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  • 2012-05-29 19:52
  • gAHi

Wow, a "newly invented blue colour"? Did they patent it? I've never heard of "blue colour" before. Then Apple can patent, hmmm, a "newly invented white colour" and they can keep suing each other into oblivion.

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  • 2012-05-29 19:46
  • Mtr9
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This is unexpected. I think this phone looks cheap especially with pepper blue(or whatever it called) colour.

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  • 2012-05-29 18:56
  • sxdN

> In reply to ianisgay @ 2012-05-29 16:38 from Mx@E - click to readApple also had problems aswell, left handed people couldn't use iPhone 4, Antenna issues and overheating.

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  • 2012-05-29 18:43
  • pJ1V

This is bulls**t. Im sure samsung has other problems that doesnt want to tell about.
Whats all the fuss about this subject aniway?

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  • 2012-05-29 18:39
  • nDPD

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