“Last week we reported on Samsung preparing their next round of smartphones for September 3 and due to poor smartphone sales in the first half of 2014, Samsung announced that it would release an all-new smartphone later in the fall that would use new materials,” Jack Purcher reports for Patently Apple.

“Today we’ve learned that Samsung may have a surprise launch of another smartphone with a white metal body and chamfered edges – like the iPhone 5s,” Purcher reports. “The photos [below] came from Weibo.com in China.”

Purcher reports, “Rumors are running rampant that Samsung’s new metal bodied smartphone will come in two sizes: 4.7 and 6.7.”

Samsung iPhone 5s knockoff

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MacDailyNews Take: Shocking.

Can’t sell phones with their own crappy “design,” so they go back to their only successful play: Knocking off Apple’s iPhone.

Apple’s products came first, then Samsung’s:

Samsung Galaxy and Galaxy Tab Trade Dress Infringement

Here’s what Google’s Android looked like before and after Apple’s iPhone:

Google Android before and after Apple iPhone

Here’s what cellphones looked like before and after Apple’s iPhone:
cellphones before and after Apple iPhone

[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Dan K.” for the heads up.]

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