The Samsung Galaxy S9 will flaunt a 5.8-inch QHD+ Super AMOLED display, dual cameras and 4GB RAM
The upcoming flagship duo from Samsung, theS9 and S9+,have been popping up on the internet quite a bit lately, and now we know almost everything about these handsets. Samsung Mobile President DJ Koh recently confirmed that these smartphones will be announced at MWC to be held in February. And now, the retail box of the Galaxy S9 has appeared on the Chinese social networking site Weibo, revealing most of its key specs.
As we can see on the leaked box of the handset, it will come with a 5.8-inch Super AMOLED display with18:9 aspect ratio and QHD+ resolution. The device will come with4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage. While not mentioned on the box, the smartphone is expected to bepowered by the Snapdragon 845 SoC in the USand the Exynos 9810 SoC elsewhere.We can expect the handset to have a hybrid SIM slot like the previous devices, for expandable storage. As with its predecessor, the box confirms that thedevice will come with an IP68 rating for protection against dust and water.
Moving on to the imaging department, the leaked photo reveals that the Galaxy S9 will feature a 12-megapixel Super Speed Dual Pixel camera on the rear panel with OIS and super slow-mo video recording. Aninteresting revelation comes in the form of two aperture sizes f/1.5 and f/2.4 mentioned on the packaging, which hints at the presence of dual cameras on the device. Notably, according to the previous reports, only the Galaxy S9+ was expected to come with a dual camera. For selfies and video calling, it gets an 8-megapixel camera with autofocus. Other details revealed by the image are AKG-powered stereo speakers, an Iris Scanner and wireless charging.
The device is expected to be announced at the Mobile World Congress and will go on sale soon after. We will bring you more updates from the venue itself.