Samsung will be launching the S9 and the S9+ flagship smartphones this year. Rumors and leaks about the smartphones have been following since last year. According to a new report by famous leaker Evan Blass, the smartphones will go on sale from March 16. Blass says the source is a senior executive of a case manufacturer.
It’s confirmed that the South Korean Manufacturer will unveil the S9 flagship series at MWC( Mobile World Congress) 2018, to be held in Barcelona, Spain. Additionally, Blass mentions that the next line of smartphones from the company can be pre-ordered as early as March 1.
According to a C-level executive at a major casemaker, the go-to-market schedule for Galaxy S9 / S9+ is as follows:
Launch – 2/26
Pre-orders – 3/1
Ships/releases – 3/16
— Evan Blass (@evleaks) January 16, 2018
From the previous reports, we know the Galaxy S9 will be sporting a 5.8-inch display powered by Samsung’s latest Exynos 9810 chip/Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Soc coupled with 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal storage. Other features include an iris scanner, wireless charging, and IP68-rated water and dust protection. It will offer a 12 MP OIS camera with super slow motion features while offering an 8 MP camera on the front.
As for the Galaxy S9+, the S9+ will have a newly improved iris scanner and Dual SIM support. The S9+ was also spotted in GeekBench having a 6.2-inch edge-to-edge curved Infinity Display, powered by Exynos 9 Series 9810/Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset, 6 GB of RAM, and will run on the latest Android 8.0 Oreo. As for the optics, the device will offer a dual camera setup on the rear.
The two smartphones are one of the most highly anticipated smartphones of this year, and fans have huge expectations from them.