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Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ will be available in India on March 16th

The Samsung Galaxy S9 and the Galaxy S9+ were officially unveiled on February 25 at Mobile World Congress 2018. At that time, Samsung detailed pricing and availability for the two devices in multiple regions, but India was left out as the company opted to hold a dedicated launch event for the flagship phones in the...

Samsung Galaxy S9/S9+ Fast Wireless Charger Leaks from Official User Manual

Less than two weeks remain before the official launch of the Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+. We know that the phones will be incremental upgrades over their predecessors, and the official event invite from Samsung states that the camera upgrades will be emphasized with the new phones. We have seen plenty of official renders...

Samsung Galaxy S9/S9+ Accessories Leak: LED View, ClearView, Silicone, Alcantara and more cases

Only two weeks remain before the Galaxy S9 and the Galaxy S9+ are officially unveiled ahead of Mobile World Congress this month. By now, we know a lot about the phones, including various hardware and software features. We have seen renders upon renders of the devices. We have even seen the new DeX pad for the Galaxy...

Samsung Reveals New ISOCELL Camera Sensors, May Hint to Galaxy S9 Camera Upgrades

The Galaxy S9 isn't too far away now. We have seen a lot of information about it, from CAD renders and case renders to rumored ship dates. Samsung has confirmed that the phone will be unveiled at Mobile World Congress next month, and it's expected to have a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 system-on-chip in US and China markets...

Samsung will Unveil the Galaxy S9 at MWC 2018

After months of rumors about the Galaxy S9's launch date, Samsung has confirmed that it will unveil the Galaxy S9 at the upcoming 2018 Mobile World Congress in February. To recap, the Galaxy S9 and the Galaxy S9+ have been the subject of many rumors in recent months. We've seen everything from CAD renders, leaked specifications,...

Galaxy S9/S9+ Case Renders Leak, Show New Rear Camera Layout and Fairly Reduced Bottom Front Bezel

The year 2018 is just around the corner, and that means that the launch of Samsung's new flagship phones, the Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+, is now nearing closer and closer. As we get closer to the rumored announcement date, it's not unexpected to see renders and all kinds of leaks making their way online. And we're...

Report: The Samsung Galaxy S9 May Have a 3200mAh Battery

New rumors of Samsung's upcoming 2018 flagships seem to pop up every day. The Galaxy S9 and the Galaxy S9+ -- the successors to the Galaxy S8 and the S8+, respectively -- are said to be incremental upgrades that won't have an in-display fingerprint sensor, but they're nonetheless impressive. We've seen leaks about likely color configurations, CAD drawings showing...

Report: Samsung Galaxy S9 will Have a Better Iris Scanner with 3MP Iris Camera Lens

The rumor mill for the Galaxy S9 and the S9+ is ramping up as the rumored launch of Samsung's 2018 smartphones approaches. By now, you might have heard that the phones will be iterative improvements over their predecessors; that they'll be available in black, gold, blue and purple colors; that they might have a higher screen-to-body ratio than the...

Report: Samsung Galaxy S9 May Launch in Black, Blue, Gold and Purple Colors

Only eight months after the launch of the Galaxy S8 and the S8+, we're already starting to hear rumors about Samsung's next flagship phones: The Galaxy S9 and the S9+. We know they won't have an in-display fingerprint sensor, and that they could have a screen-to-body ratio as high as 89-90%. And now, thanks to a report by SamMobile, we...

Report: Samsung Likely to Source Fingerprint Sensors from Egistec for the Galaxy S9

These days, it's hard to find a phone without a fingerprint sensor. But not all fingerprint sensors are created equal. Take Samsung, for example, which shipped the Galaxy S5 with a swipe-based fingerprint sensor that didn't always work reliably. The Seoul, South Korea-based company switched to a much better touch-based sensor for the Galaxy S6,...

Report: Galaxy S9’s Screen-to-Body Ratio Could be as High as 89-90%

A consistent trend in smartphone design has been to increase the screen-to-body ratio of smartphones. As display sizes get larger, smartphone bezels have to be reduced in order to make sure that devices are still comfortable to use and hold. The screen-to-body ratio measures the amount of surface occupied by the screen in relation to...

Samsung is Reportedly Improving its Facial Recognition Tech with Software

Facial recognition has been a feature of Android since Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich, and it's always worked as advertised: You unlock your smartphone by staring into the front-facing camera. But it's always been more of a gimmick feature than anything else -- especially since it can be fooled with a picture or video of...