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As is often the case when it comes to such a popular device like Samsung's Galaxy S series, the leaks for the 2018 renditions have been coming in at a fast and furious pace. Today, we have numerous new press images of both the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+. These are official images from Samsung that will likely be plastered all over the official product pages for the devices once they launch. We see both the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ in Titanium Gray, Midnight Black, and Lilac Purple thanks to notorious leaker Evan Blass posted below: In case you need large, unmarked versions... pic.twitter.com/d233KC1cI8—... Read more...
The Samsung Galaxy S9 is going to be an insanely fast smartphone, and doubly so if you don't live in the United States or China. New leaked benchmarks for the Galaxy S9 with the Exynos 9810 processor show that Samsung's newest SoC is a performance beast. The benchmarks come courtesy of Geekbench, and show that the Galaxy S9 with a Snapdragon 845 processor putting up single- and multi-core scores of 2455 and 8312 respectively. Those numbers compare favorably to our own numbers from a reference Snapdragon 845 smartphone, which came in at 2476 and 8411 respectively. While those numbers are no doubt... Read more...
Samsung is planning to introduce a Desktop Experience (DeX) docking station would allow the company's upcoming Galaxy S9 smartphone to be used as a touchpad, or maybe even a virtual keyboard. Lest anyone doubt it, famed leaker Evan Blass (better known as @evleaks on Twitter) posted a couple of official-looking press renders of what he says is called the "DeX Pad," and boy is it a bit funky looking. In Samsung's defense, there may not be that many ways to design a dock like this without it looking a little weird. Blass acknowledges this very thing in a follow-up comment to his tweet. The so-called... Read more...
If you are interested in the Galaxy S9 or Galaxy S9 Plus that are due to be announced at Mobile World Congress (MWC) later this month, start saving your pennies and nickels now. Better add dimes and quarters to the pot as well. There are multiple reports that the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus will cost more than Samsung's current flagship smartphones, the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus. One of those reports comes from ETNews, a Korean-language website that says the Galaxy S9 will cost between 945,000 and 1,000,000 South Korean Won (KRW), versus 935,000 KRW for the Galaxy S8. That works out to around... Read more...
Samsung's upcoming Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ smartphones are set for their global debut on later this month, but we already known quite a bit about the devices. In fact, we know most of the hardware specs (including the innovative rear camera system) and have seen leaked images of the smartphone. Our favorite gadget leaker is back again with more images of the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+, this time in a new color. Evan Blass has posted images showing the two smartphones in Lilac Purple from nearly every angle (save for the top and bottom), giving us a good look at the Infinity Display and the rear... Read more...
The Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ will be officially revealed later this month, but supply chain leaks and images of the smartphones have already shed plenty of light on what to expect on February 25th. The latest leak comes in the form of multiple components that will go into the Galaxy S9. The leaks give us a relatively close-up look at the rear fingerprint sensor, the main camera module, and the battery which will power the device. With regards to the camera, it is said to feature a 12MP sensor with a variable aperture mechanism that adjusts from f/1.5 to f/2.4. This is quite an innovative... Read more...
Late last week, we were greeted with an image showing the front of both the upcoming Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+. The leak confirmed that the design theme for both smartphones is rather evolutionary compared to 2017's Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+. Now, reliable gadget leaker Evan Blass has leaked the rear of the devices -- or rather, the rear portions of the devices that anyone actually cares about. The images show the main camera/fingerprint area of both smartphones. As previously reported, the Galaxy S9 gets a single main camera, while the Galaxy S9+ ups the ante with two cameras. Finally, here are... Read more...
Well, here they are: Samsung's Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ flagships, which are will debut on February 25th at the Mobile World Congress (MWC 2018) in Barcelona, Spain. The latest leak come courtesy of our favorite insider, Evan Blass. It goes without saying, but the 5.8-inch Galaxy S9 is on the left, while the Galaxy S9+ is on the right. You can see that these smartphones break no new ground stylistically, which is to be expected following the release of the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ last year. Like before, the smartphones are dominated by Super AMOLED Infinity Displays and have a bevy of sensors... Read more...
Samsung has begun sending out invitations to its upcoming Unpacked event where it is planning to unveil its next flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S9. The event is scheduled for February 25, 2018, in Barcelona, Spain, a day before Mobile World Congress (MWC) kicks off. Samsung is planning to livestream the event on its website starting at 12:00 PM Eastern (9 AM Pacific). Here is what you can expect. To start with, the invitation teases a "reminagined" camera on the Galaxy S9. That is something that can be said of pretty much every new flagship phone, though in this case, Samsung now owns an image... Read more...
Details on the coming Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus smartphones from Samsung has been leaking frequently over the last few months as production ramps for the official launch. The latest leak has given up some details on the ISOCELL mobile imaging sensor that Samsung will be using inside the smartphones. The sensor is said to use a 3-stack design that will give the camera in the smartphone some nice features users will enjoy. A stacked design allows the sensor data to be exported from the image assembly at a higher rate. That faster transport will allow the ISOCELL sensor to record super-slow-motion... Read more...
We already know that Samsung will be unveiling its next major flagship smartphone at MWC 2018, as it was confirmed about a week ago by Samsung itself. A new leak has now surfaced that offers up alleged pre-order and ship dates for the smartphone. The timeline according to the recent leaks will look like this. The Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus will debut on February 26. Pre-orders will kick off on March 1 and then official shipping will start on March 16. The tip comes from Evan Blass, who has a stellar history of leaking accurate information. According to Blass, the details come from a senior executive... Read more...
Samsung is gearing up to launch its Galaxy S9 handset, we already know that. But what we don't know are the specs, or any standout features that Samsung's next flagship phone might bring to the table, at least not officially. Unofficially, however, a photo showing what is supposedly the retail packaging for the Galaxy S9 has leaked out, with legible text outlining a few interesting tidbits. The leaked photo indicates that Samsung is going with a 5.8-inch QHD+ Super AMOLED display on the Galaxy S9. It also makes note of the phone having 4GB of system memory and 64GB of built-in storage (there will... Read more...
Samsung already told us that the Galaxy S9 family would not be ready in time for a CES 2018 reveal, so speculation pointed to the next potential high-profile electronics show: Mobile World Congress 2018 (MWC 2018). That speculation has now been validated, with Samsung mobile chief DJ Koh confirming that the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ will make their first appearance next month in Barcelona, Spain. The February unveil is a month earlier than the fireworks for last year's Galaxy S8 family, which were announced at a separate Samsung Unpacked event in New York City. Given the February reveal at MWC 2018,... Read more...
Samsung is not too far away from its big debut of the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ flagship smartphones, which are tipped to make their big debut at MWC 2018. We already know about one of the processors that will go into the U.S. version of the Galaxy S9 family: the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845. Today, however, Samsung is spilling the beans on its Exynos 9810 processor that will find its way into the international versions of the smartphones. Samsung says that its new 8-core SoC has four third-generation custom high-performance cores operating at a heady 2.9GHz. For less demanding tasks, there are four... Read more...
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