Samsung Says Apple lawsuit was not the reason for the design change

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.

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

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.