The highly anticipated Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ flagship phones will be unveiled on Sunday. A fresh report by a South Korean publication has revealed that the Galaxy S9 duo will be releasing in the global market on March 16.
According to The Investor, the pre-orders of Galaxy S9 and S9+ will be carried out by mobile operators like SK Telecom, LG Uplus and KT in South Korea from Feb. 28. However, a previous report had claimed that the Galaxy S9 and S9+ will be available for reservations in South Korea from March 2 to 8.
However, the latest report from the publication states that the customers who pre-order the Galaxy S9 or S9+ in the country will be able to receive their handsets between March 9 to 15. As far as the global roll out is concerned, it will begin on March 16.
As far as European launch is concerned, well-known tipster Roland Quandt had recently claimed the pre-orders begin on Feb. 25, the day when the S9 duo will be unveiled. Samsung is expected to officially confirm on the sales schedule and price at the launch event.
The tipster has also revealed that apart from the reduced lower bezel and repositioned fingerprint scanner, there won’t be any major change in the design of the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ compared to their predecessor models. Both the smartphones are expected to arrive with AKG tuned stereo speakers and stellar camera with variable aperture.
The Galaxy S9 will feature 5.8-inch S-AMOLED Infinity Display, Snapdragon 845/Exynos 9810 chipset variants, 4 GB RAM, 64 GB storage, 3,000mAh battery, 12-megapixel rear camera and an 8-megapixel front camera. The Galaxy S9+ will be arriving with 6.2-inch S-AMOLED Infinity Display, Snapdragon 845/Exynos 9810 chipset variants, 6 GB of RAM, 64 GB storage, 3,500mAh battery, 12-megapixel dual camera setup and 8-megapixel selfie snapper.
Other common features include Android 8.0 Oreo with Samsung Experience 9.0 UI, animated emoji, facial recognition, iris scanner and wireless charging. Both phones will be available in color choices like Midnight Black, Coral Blue, Titanium Grey and Purple Lilac Compared to the Galaxy S8 and S8+, the upcoming Galaxy S9 and S9+ are rumored to arrive with 10 percent increased pricing.