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Samsung Galaxy S9, Galaxy S9+ rumor roundup: Everything you need to know

Samsung Galaxy S9, Galaxy S9+ rumor roundup: Everything you need to know
  • PublishedFebruary 21, 2018

Samsung is gearing up to launch Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ smartphones at the MWC 2018. The company will officially unveil the Galaxy S9 series on February 25. The main highlight of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S9 series will be improved front-facing camera. In addition to smartphones, the Korea-based company will also launch a new edition of DeX Pad, using which you can establish connectivity with a big screen.


The Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ will be designed using a combination of metal and glass coupled with Infinity display. The aspect ratio of 18.5:9 helps you to visualize stunning visuals in a bezel-less mechanism. We can also expect dual curved edges on the display. While the Galaxy S9 will feature a 5.8-inch QHD+ SAMOLED display, the Galaxy S9+ will offer a 6.2-inch display. You will not be able to find a physical home button on the front bottom.


Under the hood, the Samsung Galaxy S9 will ship with 4GB/6GB RAM paired with 64GB expandable internal storage. The devices will be powered by Snapdragon 845 (US) and Exynos 9810 (India) processors. It is to be noted that both processors are more or less same except the change in the name.

Massive Storage

According to reports, the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S9 will be capable of upgrading to 400GB storage instead of 256GB. There are also reports that the company will unveil either a 256GB or 512GB storage. The phone will be pre-loaded with Android Oreo 8.0 on top of Samsung’s Touch Wiz alongside Samsung Bixby digital assistant. Samsung will most likely improve the Bixby processing engine and will be able to recognize local languages.


We expect the integration of dual rear cameras on Samsung Galaxy S9+ handset. Talking about the Galaxy S9, the device will offer a 12MP sensor. Moreover, the plus variant will have a dual camera on the rear comprising of 12MP sensors. The front side will have an 8MP sensor with LED Flash. The rumor mills indicate that the rear camera will be able to shoot videos at 960fps.

While Galaxy S9 will ship with a 3000mAh battery, the Galaxy S9+ will offer a slightly higher 3500mAh battery. Like in the case of the OnePlus 5T, Samsung will also integrate facial recognition capability with which you can unlock the phone quickly.

Based on the features and specifications, be prepared to pay more money to grab the forthcoming Galaxy S9 series. With the launch of the Galaxy S9, the price of the Samsung Galaxy S8 will be slashed in a bid to clear out pending stocks.

Written By
Anand Narayanaswamy

Anand Narayanaswamy is the founder of Android Rules and is an active blogger and social media influencer. Anand had contributed several articles for various publishers across the world. He is also an active contributor to a popular India-based technology magazine. He also works as a social media influencer for various popular brands. Anand can be reached at netans@gmail.com

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