Another leaked picture confirms single camera for Samsung Galaxy S9

We've already seen a couple of pictures showing Samsung's upcoming flagship, the Galaxy S9, and everything points to the phone having a single camera. Today, another photo of the handset popped up online and, once again, confirms Samsung prefers not to include a dual-camera setup on the Galaxy S9.

However, those who absolutely must own a flagship with dual rear cameras may have their preference satisfied since the Galaxy S9+ is said to feature such a camera configuration.

On the bright side, Samsung has finally repositioned the fingerprint sensor to a location where's much easier to reach – under the camera, not to its right side.

Samsung is expected to officially introduce the Galaxy S9 and S9+ in late February, but the flagships won't be available for purchase until March. Even so, that will be quite a head start for Samsung's top-tier handsets, which will probably be the only new important flagships that will sell for several weeks maybe.

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Galaxy S9
  • Display 5.8" 1440 x 2960 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 8 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Octa-core, 2800 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3000 mAh(31h talk time)



1. Pitrich

Posts: 239; Member since: Apr 13, 2016

The pixel showed you don't need a double camera

2. gamehead unregistered

I dont think you should compare the pixel to any phone considering it has been plagued with issues for weeks now. XD

4. ijuanp03

Posts: 630; Member since: Dec 30, 2014

The issue isn't even related to the camera so your point is invalid.

12. theunspoken

Posts: 310; Member since: Jul 06, 2017

Do your study properly before commenting

16. vincelongman

Posts: 5745; Member since: Feb 10, 2013

Welcome to modern technology Be it Pixel, iPhone, Galaxy, Surface or Xperia, they all have countless issues

3. darkkjedii

Posts: 31529; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

It's camera will be outstanding. Samsung kills it in the camera fact...Samsung kills it in every section. Carry on.

9. Humanoid

Posts: 1226; Member since: Dec 11, 2017

Yes.. If they get rid of yellowish tones, overexposion on front cam. Noisy low light videos. It needs better stabilization too.

13. Supraman21

Posts: 467; Member since: Jun 09, 2010

Besides performance, app retention, and standby time.

15. nodes

Posts: 1162; Member since: Mar 06, 2014

Samsung make great camera. but definitely not the best one out there. X and Pixels are better this year.

5. ameran

Posts: 344; Member since: Dec 04, 2013

I don't see why that huge opening would contain one camera only. Second, Google has proofed with Pixel that you don't need two cameras to achieve depth of field.

7. MaryPoopins

Posts: 324; Member since: Jan 15, 2015

Updated headline... MASSIVE opening on back of phone that can clearly contain 2 cameras PROVES the S9 will only have a single camera. There we go, now it's more like a PA headline :)

10. BearHug

Posts: 29; Member since: Jan 27, 2017

It's one camera, with the FP scanner underneath. That's why the opening looks like it can "clearly contain 2 cameras."

11. MaryPoopins

Posts: 324; Member since: Jan 15, 2015

Maybe you're right, maybe I'm right, maybe it's a hoax. Either way, a hole does not confirm anything. :P

18. Cicero

Posts: 1144; Member since: Jan 22, 2014

They are two cameras with fps under screen. Who knows? We will see in February.

14. sissy246

Posts: 7129; Member since: Mar 04, 2015

I will start my own rumor. Two cameras on the back because FPS will be under the front glass. Ok, now I sound like Bankz, LMAO

17. therons

Posts: 59; Member since: Feb 25, 2014

Good luck Sony Xperia XZ2 with dual camera then...

19. Valinor

Posts: 182; Member since: Mar 26, 2013

This is stupid, why not a secondary wide angle camera. S8 is basically an s7 with a "bezelles" screen. S9 is an s8 with a relocated fingerprint scanner. They're going down the apple road of no innovation. If you put in a headphone jack at least put in a quaddac. Camera is basically playing catchup to the pixel2. Try being innovative by managing slim bezels but still putting in dual front facing speakers. That would be a breakthrough. But nopeeee. There's really no reason why you shouldnt just buy the s8. Especially since samsung phones drop in price really fast. I wish they went the lg v30 road and by being samsung doing that better.

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