Samsung Galaxy S9 – the company’s latest Galaxy S series smartphone has been in the news from quite some time and we have seen numerous leaks pointing towards expected specifications and the design of the phone. Below is everything we know so far.
All these leaks and rumors are courtesy MobileFun – as it attained detailed renders of the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus – SlashLeaks for specification breakdown and SamMobile for battery information.
Key takeaways from all three of the leakers are that the Galaxy S9 will have 200mAh more battery than the Galaxy S8 – 3200mAh, while the Galaxy S9 Plus battery power is unknown for now. The company is keeping the headphone jack, while the dedicated Bixby hardware button also remains to be seen.
While the Galaxy S9 Plus will have dual rear cameras, the Galaxy S9 will come with a single selfie camera. The fingerprint reader is now thankfully re-positioned centrally, right below the camera, at a comfortable position.
The Samsung Galaxy S9 is expected to come with two memory options, 4GB and 6GB RAM, while the Galaxy S9 Plus may be 6GB only. Both the variants will have Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipsets. Currently the devices are being tested with Android 8.0 Oreo, but it is possible they will ship with Android 7.1.
Aside from these leaks, both the devices are expected to be IP68 water and dust resistance, and have similar display sizes to the Galaxy S8 (5.8-inch) and Galaxy S8 Plus (6.2-inch) with 1440p resolutions.
Samsung is tipped to reveal these new Galaxy smartphones as early as January at the CES 2018 or probably February, with potential release in March.