Feeds

Samsung 'Galaxy 4S' pic posted

Is S III stand-in snap real or Photoshop?

Secure remote control for conventional and virtual desktops

The Samsung Galaxy S II Plus, the smartphone the South Korean giant is said to be unveiling at this month's Mobile World Congress (MWC) show in place of the Galaxy S III, will be a skinny white boy.

Well, if a picture posted by Russian mobile phone blogger Eldar Murtazin on Twitter last night is anything to go by, it will be.

The S II Plus is being called Samsung's 'Galaxy 4S' - a reference to its role as a stand-in for the S III, seen as the equivalent of the Apple iPhone 5 that wasn't launched last Autumn as expected.

The pic shows nothing that identifies the phone specifically as the S II Plus, and there are already loud cries that the snap is just a bit of Photoshoppery.

Indeed, there are some distortions on the handset's sides the suggest someone has been tinkering with the image. Well, there it is - you decide.

The S II Plus hit the headlines yesterday when it appeared in an online collection of Android benchmark results. Samsung admitted earlier this week that the Galaxy S III will not debut at MWC. ®

Secure remote control for conventional and virtual desktops

More from The Register

next story
Microsoft to enter the STRUGGLE of the HUMAN WRIST
It's not just a thumb war, it's total digit war
Tim Cook: The classic iPod HAD to DIE, and this is WHY
Apple, er, couldn’t get the parts for HDD models
Google Glassholes are UNDATEABLE – HP exec
You need an emotional connection, says touchy-feely MD... We can do that
Caterham Seven 160 review: The Raspberry Pi of motoring
Back to driving's basics with a joyously legal high
Back to the ... drawing board: 'Hoverboard' will disappoint Marty McFly wannabes
Buzzing board (and some future apps) leave a lot to be desired
prev story

Whitepapers

Why and how to choose the right cloud vendor
The benefits of cloud-based storage in your processes. Eliminate onsite, disk-based backup and archiving in favor of cloud-based data protection.
Forging a new future with identity relationship management
Learn about ForgeRock's next generation IRM platform and how it is designed to empower CEOS's and enterprises to engage with consumers.
Reg Reader Research: SaaS based Email and Office Productivity Tools
Read this Reg reader report which provides advice and guidance for SMBs towards the use of SaaS based email and Office productivity tools.
Saudi Petroleum chooses Tegile storage solution
A storage solution that addresses company growth and performance for business-critical applications of caseware archive and search along with other key operational systems.
Getting ahead of the compliance curve
Learn about new services that make it easy to discover and manage certificates across the enterprise and how to get ahead of the compliance curve.