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Is this the Samsung SCH-I520 on Verizon?

We were talking about a site named OffWire earlier today that had a bunch of accessories for the HTC Thunderbolt giving us hope that the device would be out within a couple of weeks.  Well sure enough, one of you sneaky readers went digging deeper on the same site and found what could possibly be the Samsung SCH-I520 which still remains nameless.

We’ve seen the top of this device pop up in the past showing off a 4G LTE logo, a front facing camera and that weird triangular speaker.  So the top matches up, but the bottom is new.  Oh, the back also has the now-famous Nexus S hump, so this could very well be the SCH-I520.  Now if only we had a real name for it.

Via:  OffWire

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  • 56ugfjheyj

    supershops.org

  • Dfgfd Gfh

    shoeboxs.us

  • MJ

    This is the Samsung Gem. This is the phone that Best Buy pulled the add in Best Buy’s September buyer’s guide. This is a low end phone in the picture not to say that the I520 will be.

  • Amazonsnake2000

    That is the real samsung phone but however there is a phone case covering the real design.

  • Amazonsnake2000

    That is the real samsung phone but however there is a phone case covering the real design.

  • Anonymous

    Too bad I wont be able to even consider buying it for 20 months :P

  • Davidkpoe

    Looks like the old blackberries

    • Bigrob60

      Thats what it is. I couldn’t pin down why the buttons on the front were so familar. +10 for getting that out of my mind.

      • Davidkpoe

        Its the 71xx series

  • Myoung7997

    Finally a new phone that doesn’t look like the iphone

  • Anonymous

    god I hope not

  • Anonymous

    Reminds me of a blackberry……WOOF!!

  • One_ina_milli

    Thats a unique looking phone, I like it :)

  • One_ina_milli

    Thats a unique looking phone, I like it :)

  • One_ina_milli

    Thats a unique looking phone, I like it :)

  • iamsteventucker

    I think people are not realizing that Offwire is an accessory page, and that the back of it is not the actual phone, its a cover/case for it. I found/sent in the thunderbolt stuff earlier, and none of the new phones usually even have photos, let alone any branding on them.

  • Kusheil

    I kinda like it too. Lol

  • BenJA

    Personally I love the look of this phone. Its got a distinct style rather than the style of an i*hone or Apple product.

    But I’d love it even more if Samsung would give it a version of Android that hasn’t been ruined by TouchWiz or Bing. If that were the case, this phone may actually make me reconsider Samsung devices. But that’s probably not the case. :(

  • Anonymous

    Looks ugly and plasticy. Like an even worse looking Alienware knockoff.

    And lack of Google branding indicates likely crippled with Bing and other Verizon BS. Meh.

  • Lakerzz

    Off topic, but I have a coworker that just happens to be out in vegas working right now. (Nothing to do with the show, unfortunately), He just text me a little while ago saying that a whole bunch of “geeks” just walked past him, and they were all wearing the limited droid-life hoodies just like the one that I keep wearing…I wonder…I just wonder…could it be….could it really be???!!

    • http://www.droid-life.com Tim-o-tato

      Meh. It’s possible. But unlikely ;)

      • Lakerzz

        Lol…

  • Lakerzz

    Off topic, but I have a coworker that just happens to be out in vegas working right now. (Nothing to do with the show, unfortunately), He just text me a little while ago saying that a whole bunch of “geeks” just walked past him, and they were all wearing the limited droid-life hoodies just like the one that I keep wearing…I wonder…I just wonder…could it be….could it really be???!!

  • http://twitter.com/Payaso_113 Freddy

    I don’t like the look of it.

  • Mike

    Looks like an Alienware computer .

  • Anonymous

    Everyone really hates the look of this? I actually kind of like it. :

    • Anonymous

      +1

    • DF67

      your not the only one…hey somthing diffrent.

    • Bigrob60

      I don’t like to bottom of the front. Looks like they took a step backwards. The back on the other hand looks sweet.

  • http://cellphonesolutions-dhruv.blogspot.com/ Dhruv Bhansali

    is it google phone..?? y does it has search button on it??
    http://cellera.wordpress.com/2011/01/04/beck-up-your-android-data-over-wifi/

  • http://www.linkedin.com/in/PhilHamlin Phil Hamlin

    It’s fugly right up until we find out that it’s got a quad core tegra4 processor (1GHz per core, obviously), 2 GB RAM, 64GB class 10 microSD card standard, 128GB internal storage, etc.

    At least , this thing BETTER be a beast if it’s gonna look like that…

    • Josh

      Yes and it costs $3,999.99 with a two-year contract…

  • CrashVideo

    Kind of hard to tell if it’s the phone phone that’s fugly, or the just the case …

  • http://www.linkedin.com/in/PhilHamlin Phil Hamlin

    Hm, no thanks.

  • Anonymous

    The device is also conspicuously without any “with Google” branding, so you can bet that VZW is in the process of Binging the hell out of this handset.

    • http://www.facebook.com/Comineeyeaha Brian Walker

      This just looks like a mockup, so maybe they didn’t feel the need to write that on there.

      But given that both of Samsungs recent phones on Verizon are Bing’d, this probably will be too. /siiiiiiigh

  • http://twitter.com/Arthur_Mane Arthur Bailey

    the back is definitely uglier than the front. which is ugly too

  • http://twitter.com/Arthur_Mane Arthur Bailey

    the back is definitely uglier than the front. which is ugly too

  • Anonymous

    blah

  • Anonymous

    blah

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1538200320 Daniel Sasson

    most ugly android phone ive ever seen

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1538200320 Daniel Sasson

    get it away get it away!

  • http://twitter.com/droid_soldier Paul Devey

    it reminds me of the old school alienware

  • Mth2134

    I’d use my NE2 upgrade on this. Oh…wait…..

  • Mth2134

    I’d use my NE2 upgrade on this. Oh…wait…..

  • Stephen D

    That’s horrendous. The Fascinate and other Galaxy Ss are way nicer looking. Scrap this crap and give us 2.2 and 2.3 already.

    • Mr.Joe

      This should have 2.2.1

      • Stephen D

        Yeah, so what’s taking them so long to get it to Fascinate users. Apparently, TouchWiz was a way bigger road block then they thought, but still.

  • Eaturcrap

    I have the original Moto Droid,
    2 people I know just got a Droid X and a Droid 2,
    should I be jealous,
    or just be glad Android is spreading,
    even if they don’t know anything about Android, and they’re just like “oooh droid pretty”.

  • Anonymous

    You know, the look really kind of grows on you. At first I was like… eww thats disgusting, then after I stared REALLY hard at it, it doesn’t look “that” bad.

    • Anonymous

      You might have damaged your eyes glaring so hard. I would get an eye examination and try again haha.
      jj man, to each his own

      • Bigrob60

        He must have thought it was a magic eye. Stare long enough and the phone looks good. lol

    • Porschephile2k3

      Are you sure you weren’t drinking while staring at it? ;-)

  • Anonymous

    Oh… it has hard buttons, pass. And that phone looks like a walkie talkie.

    • Anonymous

      why you hatin’ on the hard buttons?

      • Anonymous

        Not to be hatin’ on my big Droid-X but I can’t stand the buttons on that thing.

        Especially when I’m laying down I’m now having to use two hands as leverage to push the buttons in firmly because the dimensions are kind of odd. Sometimes they have to get stuck or they emanate a gradually annoying clicky sound. Say the buttons are soft and easy then life with my X is flawless.

        • http://www.linkedin.com/in/PhilHamlin Phil Hamlin

          If you’re rooted, “Button Savior” is your friend… check it out in the market.

          • Anonymous

            Wow that app is my savior! Thanks a lot for that!

          • http://www.linkedin.com/in/PhilHamlin Phil Hamlin

            Glad to help!

        • Anonymous

          Have you used soft keys before? More than once I’ve accidentally hit the
          home button while sliding my finger on the screen of my brother’s samsung
          intercept

          • Anonymous

            I had the OG Droid and I know what you mean. For me at least it’s much easier to avoid the soft keys than pressing the physical buttons. I was actually jealous of my cousin’s Evo lol.

  • Mr. Joe

    EWWWW

  • Anonymous

    Bleh. Phone looks ugly and probably won’t be much different than the Fascinate. I want more info on that LG revolution.

  • Anonymous

    Bleh. Phone looks ugly and probably won’t be much different than the Fascinate. I want more info on that LG revolution.

  • Anonymous

    Hideous! I don’t care what the specs are, I won’t be buying one

  • http://twitter.com/trrong Trong Nguyen

    Kinda interesting looking but it SCREAMS Sammy’s old style (Behold II, Intercept, etc).

  • Eduardotre

    ugly front sexxy back

  • Rayman411vm

    the samsung fugly

    • Mr.Joe

      Epic.

    • palomosan

      I’d like to see the specs then I’ll say if it’s ugly or not.

    • Anonymous

      I dont know if its ugly….but it is looking mighty different….lol

    • Ckochinsky125

      you are right damn that phone is ugly lol

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Kane-Stapler/597191406 Kane Stapler

    Ugliest. phone. ever

  • XxXDroidXxX

    Fugly

  • http://twitter.com/BlackTaxi2d Henry Sura

    cool shield design, this might come in handy for demon’s souls
    NOT REALLY
    Also, first !

    • Kusheil

      Lol. Love the demons soul reference! That game is crazy hard.