Samsung's upcoming Galaxy S series smartphones Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ are definitely the most talked about handsets right now. Samsung has already confirmed the launch of these devices which will be happening at its Unpacked event on February 25 along the sidelines of MWC 2018.
While we are just a few weeks away from the Galaxy S9 curtain raiser, there is a high degree of excitement in the tech world as well as among the fans. However, we pretty much have formed a good idea about the smartphone due to the leaks that seem to pop up almost every single day.
There might be little room for imagination and just as we say that we're still witnessing new leaks that shed a little info about the upcoming flagships. Well, a new video (tagged below) showing the official cases of the Galaxy S9/S9+ has been posted online. The video has been published by YouTube channel Mobile Fun, who have been consistent with leaks about Samsung's Galaxy smartphone
The video clearly shows the first batch of clear view Samsung Galaxy S9/S9+ cases. It is also known as S-View standing covers. The cases look similar to the predecessors and the commentator says that there is no change in the overall look and functionality. But, they do reveal some interesting details about the upcoming smartphones.
Firstly, the cases confirm the names of the devices. Secondly, the cases seem to fit the Galaxy S8 and S8+ meaning the dimensions of the upcoming phones will likely be similar. The cutouts in the case also confirm rumors about the camera setup and fingerprint placement. More significantly the sticker in the case also mentions the launch date further suggesting that the smartphones will be launched on February 25.
Apart from that, the commentator also demonstrates the functionality of the case and he has said that the cases will be offered in the traditional colors with the addition of a new Purple variant. Since these are said to be the official cases, we could see a Purple or Burgundy colored Galaxy S9 in the market in future.
Earlier, Samsung Galaxy S9 live testing video was also leaked Weibo.
As far as the specs are concerned, Samsung Galaxy S9 is said to come with 4GB + 64GB properties whereas the bigger model will come with the 6GB + 128GB variation. Moreover, Samsung Galaxy S9 + will reportedly sport dual rear cameras.
Evan Blass and previous rumor reports have stated that both devices will feature a special 12 MP primary shooter with variable aperture where the lens can be shifted between the industry lowest f/1.5 and f/2.4 aperture. Slow-mo is highly expected to be present on both the phones. Both phones are rumored to have an 8 MP front-facing camera as well as stereo speakers on the bottom.
Some of the other rumors and leaks have also suggested that the Galaxy S9 and the Galaxy S9+ would have an improved iris scanner, fingerprint sensor below its primary camera, be powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC or Samsung Exynos 9810 SoC and run Android 8.0 Oreo out-of-the-box. Samsung Galaxy S9 is said to feature a 5.77-inch screen whereas the Galaxy S9 will arrive with a larger 6.22-inch screen.
The reports further reveal that the Galaxy S9 will be backed up by a 3,000mAh battery, while the Galaxy S9+ will be powered by a 3,500mAh. Both the Galaxy S models will most likely come with a 3.5mm headphone jack and other exciting features.