Samsung set the bar for flagship smartphones early in 2017 with its stunning Galaxy S8 and there’s no doubt the South Korean tech powerhouse is looking to do the same in 2018.
Alongside the Google Pixel, the Samsung Galaxy S8 emerged as a popular alternative to Apple’s iPhone 8 and iPhone X phones last year. Samsung will no doubt be hoping for the same success this year.As usual the new Samsung flagship will be revealed at a dedicated event ahead of the Mobile World Congress event in February.
There’s very little official word on what to expect – apart from the cryptic invitation above. From the looks of things, Samsung will be pushing the camera upgrades as the biggest new feature in the Galaxy S9.
Some Key Specs
- 5.8in / 6.2in QHD+ Super AMOLED curved display (570ppi / 529ppi)
- Android 8.0
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 (US) / Samsung Exynos (UK)
- 4GB RAM / 6GB RAM
- 64GB/128GB / 64GB/128GB/256GB storage
- Cat 18 LTE support (1.2Gbps download speeds)
- Rear-mounted fingerprint scanner
- 12MP Dual Pixel camera with OIS (f/1.5, f/2.4) / Vertical dual rear-facing camera
- Bixby AI assistant with dedicated button
- USB-C, 3.5mm headphone jack
- Wireless charging support
- IP68 water and dust resistance
- Built-in FM radio
- Updated DeX docking station
So when is it coming out?
Samsung is continuing its tradition of unveiling a new flagship phone in the days ahead of the Mobile World Congress event in Barcelona.
The South Korean company has sent out a special invitation teasing the release of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S9 – which is sure to be one of the biggest Android smartphone releases of 2018.
We’ve known for a while that Samsung would reveal its new phone at the conference, but now the date has been confirmed as February 25, 2018.
According to Bloomberg, the Galaxy S9 will go on sale in March.
The site reports : “The South Korea-based technology giant plans to introduce the new models, the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus, as early as late February and release the devices as early as March, according to people familiar with the matter.
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