Popular tipster Roland Quandt has revealed plenty of information about the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ smartphones through his recent post on a German tech site. The Galaxy S9 duo would be sporting the same Infinity Display with slight design changes. Both the smartphones will be equipped with improved innards, stellar cameras and better audio capabilities.
The Samsung Galaxy S9 with model number SM-G960 will be unveiled alongside the Galaxy S9+ that has a model number of SM-G965. The Galaxy S9 will be sporting a 5.8-inch S-AMOLED screen with Infinity Display with slightly reduced bottom bezel. It will carry support for resolution of 1440 x 2960 pixels.
Like the Galaxy S9+, the European edition of Galaxy S9 will be powered by Exynos 9810 chipset. Previous reports have suggested that markets such as U.S. and China will get Snapdragon 845 chipset variant. The SoC will be accompanied by 4 GB of RAM. The S9 will come with a native storage of 64 GB and will also include a microSD card slot for additional storage. It will be fueled by a 3,000mAh battery that will be enabled with support for fast charging and wireless charging.
The Galaxy S9 will be featuring a single camera on its rear panel. It will be a 12-megapixel sensor that will also carry support variable aperture of f/1.5 and f/2.4. Like the Galaxy S9+, the smaller S9 will also be supporting slow motion video capturing at 960 fps, OIS, laser autofocus and dual-autofocus. It will be arriving with a selfie camera of 8-megapixel that will be equipped with f/1.7 aperture and autofocus.
When it comes to security, the Galaxy S9 will offer features like iris scanner, fingerprint scanner and face recognition. It may also carry support animated emoji. The S9 will be also equipped with AKG tuned stereo speakers that will produce surround-sound effect. It will come loaded with Android 8.0 Oreo flavored with Samsung Experience 9.0 UI. Other features include dual-SIM support, USB-C and Bluetooth 5.0.
The Galaxy S9 will be housed in an IP68 certified chassis that will be available in three color choices like Midnight Black, Coral Blue and Lilac Purple in Europe. The Galaxy S9 and S9+ are launching on Feb. 25. The pre-orders of the S9 duo are expected to begin on the same date and they are rumored to arrive in the market on March 8. The Galaxy S9 may cost 100 euros more than the Galaxy S8 from last year.