The Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ are getting leaked more and more as the launch date approaches closer and closer. The latest leak consists of snaps of the actual phones, albeit the inside of the beasts-to-be.
The first image, above, is actually from parts replacement site Union Repair which allegedly shows off the S9 and S9+ batteries. These clearly show that we can expect 3,000 mAh and a 3,500 mAh batteries to come with the new handsets, the same as the S8 and S8+. While these aren’t massive it should be plenty with the latest efficient processing onboard too.
Serial leakster Roland Quandt has shared two shots on his Twitter account which show what he claims is the S9 and S9+ innards. So what does this tell those of us who aren’t software engineers who recognise the inside of one phone from another?
The most interesting image from Roland’s leak, above, shows the S9 camera module which, as other leaks have suggested, is a single camera rather than a dual unit. This also shows off the fingerprint sensor which has a new shape entirely – could this be the much talked about fingerprint reader that sits under the phone’s screen? Probably not, but a new design could mean everything has shifted to make the handset slimmer or at very least to cram in more tech.
Finally, the image of the USB board shows the phone will come with USB-C charging for super fast power-ups, apparently using the same Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0 as the S8 and S8+. Will there also be wireless charging? More than likely.
Other specs previously leaked for the Galaxy S9 and S9+ include a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 CPU with 6GB of RAM, a 12-megapixel f/1.7 camera capable of 1,000 fps video, plus 5.8-inch and 6.2-inch Quad HD+ Super AMOLED Infinity Displays with a 18:5:9 aspects.
Samsung is expected to launch the Galaxy S9 and S9+ handsets at an event on 25 February where T3 will be in attendance to bring you all the details and hands-on coverage.