Alleged schematic of the Galaxy S9 leaks, reaffirms single camera


With 2017 coming to a close, we are also getting nearer and nearer to the next round of major flagship announcements — the first quarter of 2018 will be marked by the reveal of the Samsung Galaxy S9, S9+, and the LG G7, among other handsets. Of course, we are already hearing the first rumors and basking in the first leaks concerning the hot upcoming models.

Among reports that the Galaxy S9 will have even slimmer bezels than its predecessor, we also got a few leaks suggesting that it would have its fingerprint scanner moved to the "proper" location — not awkwardly off to the side of the camera, but right underneath it and in the center of the phone. We also keep hearing that the Galaxy S9+ would have a dual camera module, like the Note 8, while the regular S9 will stick to just having one camera.

This latest leak doesn't really bring us new information but reaffirms everything we've heard so far. It's allegedly an official schematic of the Galaxy S9. We can spot the single camera, the fingerprint scanner, and the flash module, together with the heart rate reader, off to the side of the camera. Also, check out the phone's bottom — a 3.5 mm headphone jack is still present. We dare say, in 2018, that would be a luxury feature!



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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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36 Comments

1. sme4192

Posts: 21; Member since: Nov 30, 2017

that's fake

3. DRS1977

Posts: 679; Member since: May 27, 2015

They may be fake, but I am sure it is pretty close to the real thing.

2. Humanoid

Posts: 1226; Member since: Dec 11, 2017

Flat back of s6 was much better

17. dazed1

Posts: 793; Member since: Jul 28, 2015

LOL time to get off the internet.

36. HansP

Posts: 542; Member since: Oct 16, 2011

The flat back was too uncomfortable to hold with one hand.

4. JesseJames

Posts: 226; Member since: Feb 22, 2015

What kinda title is that? How can an alleged anything confirm something if it's alleged?

5. paul.k

Posts: 293; Member since: Jul 17, 2014

Good point

15. TerryD

Posts: 544; Member since: May 09, 2017

The alleged behaviour of Kevin Spacey seems to have confirmed the end of his career

6. Settings

Posts: 2943; Member since: Jul 02, 2014

Dual camera setup will be available on the S9+ because Apple, allegedly.

7. bodzio1809

Posts: 407; Member since: Aug 28, 2013

If it's true FU Samsung. I wanted dual camera and 6GB of RAM in "small" S9 :(.

8. notfair

Posts: 719; Member since: Jan 30, 2017

you will have triple cameras on the P11 this summer if moare cameras is your thingy.

20. bodzio1809

Posts: 407; Member since: Aug 28, 2013

I want even 10 cameras if it will make some sense and dual camera let's say on Note 8 or iPhones make sense. Also I am aware of disadvantages of Huawei and other Chinese phones and let's say that they are not for me.

10. medtxa

Posts: 1655; Member since: Jun 02, 2014

No, you want triple camera, 8GB of RAM and 512 gig memory!

19. bodzio1809

Posts: 407; Member since: Aug 28, 2013

Ha Ha Ha... To be honest why not? Why wouldn't you want more for the same money? Also reasons for my post: - check Note 8 speed tests - 6GB of RAM changes the game on Samsung phones - dual camera is nice addition with portrait mode etc.

21. makatijules

Posts: 835; Member since: Dec 11, 2017

Why 2 if 1 can do the same? Google proved you don't need to sensors to do a good job with many camera effects. If Samsung can, which they can; improve on what Google did, why be against it?

26. bodzio1809

Posts: 407; Member since: Aug 28, 2013

If is key word. I don't know if Google is sharing their algorithms etc. Also imagine mix of Google algorithms and dual camera. Also for me biggest "no go" is RAM not camera in S9.

9. Supraman21

Posts: 467; Member since: Jun 09, 2010

They really need to get rid of the curved edges. It's completely useless and takes away useable screen space. Leave it to Samsung to utilize a gimmick to try and stand out.

11. medtxa

Posts: 1655; Member since: Jun 02, 2014

Who cares. That's the selling points.

13. darkkjedii

Posts: 30964; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Don't buy it, we Galaxy users love it.

16. sissy246

Posts: 7070; Member since: Mar 04, 2015

Maybe you don't like it but, plenty of others do. I us the edge all the time.

27. darkkjedii

Posts: 30964; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

I have all my edge panels set up. The first swipe is the calculator, then app pairs, and like 7 more. Edge functionality, plus S-Pen...killer combo. You how it goes though, if their phone can't do it, then it's a gimmick.

30. Supraman21

Posts: 467; Member since: Jun 09, 2010

I have an S8+. It's a huge gimmick

31. Supraman21

Posts: 467; Member since: Jun 09, 2010

35. darkkjedii

Posts: 30964; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

We believe you lol

22. makatijules

Posts: 835; Member since: Dec 11, 2017

Actually, no they don't. They make phones that don't have them. If that is your preference, Samsung makes other options you can take a look at. The Galaxy A8 for example is actually a very nice phone.

29. sleepypandaeyes

Posts: 370; Member since: Apr 12, 2015

Just because something seems useless to you doesn't mean that applies for everyone else, the popularity of the edge phones proves otherwise.

12. darkkjedii

Posts: 30964; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

May do it like the Pixel, where you only need one bad ass camera to do the trick.

14. So-min

Posts: 55; Member since: Dec 07, 2017

Dual or single camera isn't everything. But it's indisputable that Samsung's camera quality is king. I trust no one, but my real life experience, and that DXoMark is a new Apple and Google paid puppet assigned indirectly to manipulate the fact.

23. makatijules

Posts: 835; Member since: Dec 11, 2017

So Samsung couldn't do the same? I see nothing wrong with any OEM asking DXOmark, how or what we should do to improve the cameras on phones. Obviously doing those things will improve scores, as it would with any product. But its only a "professional" opinion. Nothing is preventing you from making your own choice, no matter what the results are.

33. WGACA

Posts: 128; Member since: May 08, 2015

It's a biased opinion, so it per definition falls outside the category or professional

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