Leaked renders of Samsung Galaxy S9 surface ahead of MWC debutBy Robin-Leigh Chetty 29 January 2018 | Categories: news
Leaked images surfacing of a new Samsung flagship phone ahead of time are pretty much a certainty these days, and 2018 proves to be no different. Case in point the Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus which have appeared on VentureBeat thanks to noted leaker Evan Blass.
The South Korean manufacturer confirmed the devices unveiling for 25 February at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona last week, but it looks like Blass has beaten them to the punch. This is not the first time he has done so, revealing images before the official debut on numerous flagship phones.
As such, this latest leak is likely the genuine article, which means we can start dissecting the S9's design. From what we can tell on this render, the Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus will look very similar to last year's iteration, featuring an Infinity Display that touts a 'bezel-less' screen up front.
Perhaps more important though will be what Samsung has placed on the back of these devices. When invites for the company's S9 event went out, they focused on the camera, and rumours suggest a several improvements will be present, but whether the number of megapixels will increase remains unknown.
The placement of the fingerprint scanner should also prove intriguing, with a handful of companies aiming to match Chinese phonemaker Vivo's embedded screen biometric reader on the X20 Plus UD.
With a month to go until Samsung's unveiling, more information about the device will likely be leaked as well, so watch this space
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