Samsung Galaxy S9 Release Date
Galaxy S9 will soon be announced on February 25th during the annual Mobile World Congress trade show in Barcelona, Spain. The company is said to release three new handsets including the Galaxy S9 and the Galaxy S9 Plus. The company’s upcoming flagships are expected to become available for pre-order beginning March 1st ahead of their release on Friday, March 16th.
According to Etnews, the upcoming Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus will be available for pre orders in South Korean on Friday March 2nd. The pre order will still be available up to Thursday March 8th. However, there’s no information just yet regarding the public release of the handset but we can expect to see it available for public on Friday, March 9th, right after the pre orders close. Other rumors suggest that the Galaxy S9 will be available for public on Friday 16th March, or a week after the pre-orders close.
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Samsung Galaxy S9 Price
A new report suggest that the Galaxy S9 price will be slightly higher than the Galaxy S8. The 64 GB Galaxy S9 is expected to be priced at around $900. The 64 GB Samsung S8 is currently priced at $875.
A report from Korea suggests that the Galaxy S9 will be priced at KRW950,000 or about $875, while the Galaxy S9 will be priced at KRW990,000 or about $920.
Samsung Galaxy S9 Specs
Samsung Galaxy S9 Specs include 5.8 inch and 6.2 inch QHD+ Super AMOLED curved display (570ppi / 529ppi), Android 8.0, 4GB RAM or 6GB RAM / 6GB RAM, Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 (US) / Samsung Exynos 9810 (UK).
The Galaxy S9 will have some storage options 64GB/128GB / 64GB/128GB/256GB. The handset will have Cat 18 LTE support (1.2Gbps download speeds), rear-mounted fingerprint scanner and will be equipped with 12MP Dual Pixel camera with OIS (f/1.5, f/2.4) / Vertical dual rear-facing camera, 8MP front-facing camera.
The Galaxy S9 specs also include Bixby AI assistant with dedicated button, USB-C, 3.5mm headphone jack, Stero speakers, Wireless charging support, IP68 water and dust resistance, Built-in FM radio and updated DeX docking station.
Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus will be launched on 25 March at MWC.