There is great good news for Samsung smartphone lovers. While it was known that Samsung Galaxy S9 will be launched at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) in February 2018, recently the exact launch date and even the dates of shipment have been declared.
The next launches are of Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+, which are in line with the Galaxy S8 series. These upcoming smartphones claim to be the tough competitors of Apples brand new launch of last year, iPhone X.
At the press conference of CES 2018 DJ Koh, Samsung’s Mobile Communication Business President informed that the first flagship phone of the year will be launched at MWC; the event dates are from February 26 to March 1, 2018. ZDNet also reported that the exact dates of shipment and sell of the Samsung Galaxy S9 series phones will be declared at this event only.
As per Prolific Tipster, Evan Blass’s tweet, the launch date is February 26, 2018, for Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+. The pre-orders will be taken from March 3, 2018, and the shipment of orders will start from March 16, 2018. Bell, the South Korean news outlet also confirmed the news stating that the launch is kept simple to keep up with the rising popularity and demand of Apple iPhone X.
Besides the dates, there are rumors going around regarding features of these new phones. Brazil’s National Telecommunications Agency (ANATEL) says that the battery capacity of these two smartphones will remain the same as that of Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+. Both the smartphones come with Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processors in US and with Exynos 9810 SoC in other international markets like India. S9 will most probably have a single rear camera while S9+ might feature dual cameras along with a whopping 512 GB RAM.