Are These the First Photos of the Samsung Galaxy SIII?S

Our beloved Portuguese-speaking brethren at Gizmodo Brazil scored exclusive photos of what could be the Samsung Galaxy S III, which is due for a formal launch on May 3. If this is it, it does seems to be an incremental update rather than a major overhaul.

According to Gizmodo Brazil's source, the alleged-S III is thinner, yet heavier, with a 12 MP camera. Here's a look at its front and back sides:

Are These the First Photos of the Samsung Galaxy SIII?S

Are These the First Photos of the Samsung Galaxy SIII?S

Quite frankly, the photos leave something to be desired. (Taken with an iPad? For real?) And acording to Gizmodo Brazil the serial number (Samsung GT-I9300) matches up with what GSMArena said would be the Galaxy M. Having said that, their source is quite confident that this is the S III, and it does look pretty similar to the press shot that GSM Helpdesk Netherlands scored last month.

But what do you think. Is this it? [Gizmodo Brazil]