Samsung is all set to announce its flagship smartphones of the year — Samsung Galaxy S9 and Samsung Galaxy S9+ at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.
Now, ahead of the phone’s official announcement on 25th February, India-based online retailer Flipkart has teased the launch of this next-generation Samsung Galaxy S-series devices in India.
The company has also created a separate 9OnFlipkart Store that hints that the phone will likely arrive in India soon after the announcement. It is believed that the devices will be exclusively available for pre-order online through Flipkart. Samsung India also lets users register interest through their Samsung India website.
The Galaxy S9 duo is expected to run Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor in the US and China while in the other regions, it will pack the company’s own Exynos 9810 chipset. Both the phones are expected to run Samsung Experience 9 based on top of Android 8.0 Oreo.
Th press renders of the phone suggests that the Galaxy S9 will have a single camera setup while the Galaxy S9+ will come with a dual camera setup. It also confirms the new vertical placement of the fingerprint sensor; an attempt by Samsung to make it more ergonomic to use than the previous-generation variant.
Another leaked suggests that the bigger variant, i.e. Galaxy S9+ will feature a new Sony IMX345 camera sensor that has not been launched yet. Recent image leak has revealed that the Galaxy S9 will be powered by a 3,000mAh battery while the Galaxy S9+ will pack 3,500mAh battery — same as their predecessors.
Recently, the Galaxy S9 was seen on Geekbench, scoring high on the benchmark site and even surpassing the Snapdragon variant of the Galaxy S9+. Later, the Exynos-variant of the Galaxy S9+ was seen on the site and its scores outshined that of the Galaxy S9 powered by the same chipset.
The Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ are expected to be available in multiple color variants, including Midnight Black, Titanium Gray, Lilac Purple, Coral Blue colors. We just have to wait for the official announcement in a couple of days.