Most folks are complaining that the new Samsung Galaxy SIII was designed by Samsung’s lawyers, to prevent further Apple vs Samsung scenarios. But,¬†Samsung design VP Chang Dong-hoon says that the two are not related.

[quote]Our change in smartphone design is part of a five-year plan, not a sudden turn-around,[/quote]

He also claimed that Samsung has emerged as a market leader in design. He insisted that the curved shape of the Galaxy S III in particular had undergone hundreds of iterations.