Bloomberg: Galaxy S9 and S9+ release date set for March, upgraded cameras in tow


With this latest Bloomberg report that the Galaxy S9 will be unveiled in February, we have three different sources claiming the same thing, so where there is smoke, there could be fire. The Galaxy S9 is expected to be unveiled around the time of the next Mobile World Congress expo in Barcelona, as usual. 

Samsung broke the tradition this year, announcing the S8 much later than that, but if the S9 will be the MWC 2018 showstopper, it means that we might see it announced as soon as February 25th, as Samsung usually unveils its spring flagship on the Sunday before the MWC expo starts. This would certainly jibe with the rumors that next year the Galaxy S9 may arrive earlier than its predecessor did.

Bloomberg's insiders say that the S9 and S9+ will be unveiled in February, and released a few weeks later, in March, boasting a better camera than what's currently on the Galaxy S8. We've also seen that the fingerprint scanner has been moved around a bit to accommodate your index finger, rather than the other way around like with the S8 and S8+.

source: Bloomberg

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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 256 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3000 mAh(31h talk time)

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10 Comments

1. jellmoo

Posts: 2562; Member since: Oct 31, 2011

I would have preferred a gap between the FPS and the camera, but this is still infinitely better that the terrible placement they had last gen.

3. pixel_ftw

Posts: 83; Member since: Jun 19, 2017

It's a slight improvement not infinitely better. LOL. It's still pretty much the worst place for the FFS.

9. jellmoo

Posts: 2562; Member since: Oct 31, 2011

Dude, the S8 had the worse FPS placement of any device I can think. Centering it and pushing it down is infinitely better. Not perfect, but wayyyy better.

10. TerryD

Posts: 544; Member since: May 09, 2017

At least its got one

5. surethom

Posts: 1662; Member since: Mar 04, 2009

Lately Samsung goes for Looks over usability, I agree bigger gap.

2. mikedemoda

Posts: 127; Member since: Mar 19, 2010

who cares? that design is outdated... still has bezels on top and bottom like we're still in 2016 really looking forward to Huawei P11

4. surethom

Posts: 1662; Member since: Mar 04, 2009

So S9 Just a single camera, shame on you Samsung, one way to see less phones.

6. Humanoid

Posts: 1226; Member since: Dec 11, 2017

Get rid of the awful white balance of camera. What we see with our eyes do not have warm colors.

7. emcdonald75

Posts: 160; Member since: Nov 07, 2012

I want stereo speakers and a RCS interoperability among the US wireless carriers. Why is this taking so long?

8. Mreveryphone

Posts: 1817; Member since: Apr 22, 2014

Please put a ff speaker in the earpiece and make that battery bigger...

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