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Samsung Galaxy S9 Confirmed to Launch on Feb 25 Ahead of MWC 2018

Apart from minor tweak in performance and camera, the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ is expected to be similar to present Galaxy S8 and S8+ flagships.

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Updated:January 25, 2018, 11:25 AM IST
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Samsung Galaxy S9 Confirmed to Launch on Feb 25 Ahead of MWC 2018
The Samsung Galaxy S9 will come with 4GB of RAM while the bigger S9+ could come with 6GB of RAM.(Image: Samsung)
Samsung will reportedly launch its next flagship smartphones, Galaxy S9 and S9+, on February 26 at its Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2018 event in Barcelona. The smartphones will be powered by Qualcomm 845 SoC (in US region) and the latest Exynos chipset in the UK and Indian markets. As far as the pricing is concerned, going by the launch price of the older Galaxy S8, the Galaxy S9 is expected to cost around Rs 60,000. Both the smartphones are expected to be available by March.

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Apart from minor tweak in performance and camera, the S9 and S9+ is expected to be similar to present Galaxy S8 and S8+ flagships. The phones will be IP 68 dust and water resistant. The Samsung S9 will feature a 5.8 inch QHD+ Super AMOLED curved display with a pixel density of 570 ppi while the S9+ will have a 6.2-inch display. Both will be powered by Android 8.0 operating system.

The Galaxy S9 will come with 4GB of RAM while the bigger S9+ could come with 6GB of RAM. Both the phones are expected to offer 64GB onboard storage with the option of an expandable memory card slot of up to 256GB. However, Samsung could launch 128GB or 256GB storage variant as well.

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With Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 coming into the equation, the device will support Gigabit LTE connectivity. On the camera front, there 12MP rear camera with OIS on the S9 while the plus variant will have a vertical dual-lens setup like the iPhone X at the back.

Of course, there will be Bixby and wireless charging option along with USB Type-C. Samsung has retained the 3.5mm headphone jack and will also provide free AKG earphones.

The battery capacity will be similar to the S8 and S8+. The smaller one will come with a 3,000 mAh battery while the S9+ will have a 3,500 battery.

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| Edited by: Debashis Sarkar
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