Gordon Kelly, contributor at Forbes wrote an exclusive article stating design of the newly anticipated Samsung Galaxy S9. The top and bottom bezels will be noticeably smaller than the predecessor Galaxy S8 and will feature a higher screen to body ratio than iPhone X, whose screen to body ratio is affected by the notch.
The camera has been moved centrally with the flash adjacent and this time the fingerprint sensor is relocated under the camera lens probably Samsung took all the criticism in a positive way and implemented accordingly.
Samsung Galaxy S9 is sure to retain a 3.5 mm audio jack and an SD card slot too for memory expansion.
Reddit user minhvn posted a shot of the Galaxy S9’s retail packaging that displays some of the key specs as given below.
S9 will be sporting a 5.8-inch QuadHD+ (2960 x 1440), SUPER AMOLED display with round corner that converts it to 5.6 inches precisely.
The primary camera will feature a single 12 Megapixel lens with variable aperture from f/1.5 to f/2.4 along with Optical Image Stabilization support.The main camera is touted to feature a slow-mo option mode at 4k resolution 120 FPS, on the front, there will be 8MP autofocus front-facing selfie camera.
Features like IP68 water and dust resistance, IRIS scanner, 4 GB Ram and 64 GB internal storage, Bixby button will be retained from the previous generation but some add-ons like Wireless charging might come with the package.
The battery capacity will be of 3200 mah that is increment over Samsung Galaxy S8 that housed 3000 mah battery.
Samsung S8 was launched with latest processors present at that time so this time around we are 100% sure that Samsung Galaxy S9 will be powered by a Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 845 processor for the USA and for other markets Samsung’s new 9 series processor that is built on the World’s First 10nm FinFET Process Technology.
The device might ship with Android 8.0 as Samsung is already testing it but due to any misfortune that can occur in form of bugs then they might launch it with Android 7.1 nougat as well.
Some leaks were also indicating the fact that Samsung Galaxy S9 will be featuring a single camera lens module that might the case of disappointment, but the good news the dual camera feature will be featured in the plus variant ” Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus “.
The features that we know about its plus version: it includes 6.2 inches SUPER AMOLED display and might come with 6 GB of Ram Vs 4 GB ram in S9.
Note – All used photos in the post belongs to Gordon Kelly.