Samsung Galaxy S9 Price, Release Date, Specs, Features
The popularity of Samsung smartphone can be judged by the fact that we are still to get our hands on Samsung Galaxy S8, whole world is buzzed with rumors about its next flagship smartphone, i.e. Samsung Galaxy S9. Though the rumors indicate we will not see Galaxy S9 until end of this year or the beginning of next year. If the speculations are to be believed, Samsung Galaxy S9 release date should be sometime in April 2018 !
We still have long way to go and there is not much information available about the exact release date, specifications, Price and features though some reliable sources anticipating some really good features that I’ll cover in this article.
TrustedReview, the #1 gadget review website found reports at ZDNET Korea indicate that Samsung is working on manufacturing 7nm CPU architecture that will be brought in use in the starting of next year, possibly in Galaxy S9.
Several studies and reports show Samsung is #1 android smartphone maker in the world with highest percentage of share in the market.
A report from IDC reveals that as on November 2016, Samsung captures 21% of world’s smartphone market and stands at #1 position among all smartphone makers including Apple.
The cuppertino, California based giant Apple captures 12.5% of the worlds smartphone market followed by Huawei, Oppo and vivo with 9.3%,7.1% and 5.9% respectively.
Since the company enjoys the maximum chunk of smartphone market in the world, every new Samsung flagship smartphone creates great buzz in the market.
The Galaxy S9 which is said to be the most anticipated android smartphone of 2018 will feature a great design, upgraded RAM, Processor, improved camera and other things such as water and dust proofing to higher standards.
Samsung Galaxy S9 Release date-
The Galaxy “S” series is one of the most popular smartphone series from the South Korean techie.
The first ever phone of this series was introduced in June 2010 and then every successor been a great hit in terms of number of units sold and features it has gotten.
Most of Galaxy S series phones are released in April & May and till Galaxy S5 there had been only single model however from S5 onwards, we saw techie started to launch two different models together such as Galaxy S6 and S6 edge, Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge, Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+.
Take a look at release dates of different models of Galaxy S series smartphones.
|Galaxy S||June 2010|
|Galaxy S II||May 2011|
|Galaxy S III||May 2012|
|Galaxy S4||April 2013|
|Galaxy S5||April 2014|
|Galaxy S6 & S6 Edge||April 2015|
|Galaxy S7 & S7 Edge||March 2016|
|Galaxy S8 & S8+||March 2017|
|Galaxy S9 & S9+||April 2018|
Also see: iPhone 9 release date, price and specs
Based to above release dates of different models, I anticipate the Galaxy S9 and S9+ may be unveiled in May/April 2018 ! Yes 2018 ! we still have plenty of time left to get our hands on S9.
Samsung Galaxy S9 Specification and Features
Coming to the specifications, there is only a few information available at this point. Certain rumors reveal that new Galaxy S9 will have 5.5 inch super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen with 16 M colors combination.
However, Gorilla Glass 4 will offer great protection to the screen and save it from scratch and being broken if you accidentally drop it off of hands.
Samsung likes experimenting with camera and we have seen the predecessors of Galaxy S9 featured top class smartphone camera. We are going to see something like this yet again.
According to the latest rumors, Galaxy S9 will sport 16 mp primary camera and 8 mp secondary camera for self shoot. It will be empowered with LED flash, Auto focus, smile detection, Auto HDR features that will help you record 4k videos with ease.
Each new Galaxy S model comes with upgraded CPU that makes every new flagship smartphone much more faster than its predecessor.
If we follow current rumors, it is being said Galaxy S9 will have octo-core processor clocking at 3.0 Ghz and supported by Qualcomm Snapdragon chipset.
With such powerful CPU, the company will make sure there is no time lag even at multitasking. Playing games while listing to music wouldn’t be a problem.
The South Korea based techie always use latest configuration for its flagship smartphone. The Samsung Galaxy S9 is expecting to have Android 8.0 that will be super advanced and come with all new interface and supporting apps.
Samsung Galaxy S9 will be the faster smartphone ever with 4GB RAM. Along with octo-core CPU and 4GB RAM, Galaxy S9 should be the first choice of the customers when it comes to Android smartphone.
The phone is expected to have internal memory of 16GB and be expendable to 256 GB with the help of microSD external memory card.
The battery drainage is one of the biggest problems not just with Samsung smartphone but with other makers as well.
However, it is being predicted that, Galaxy S9 will sport 4000 mAh non-removable Li-ion battery that will last longer than predecessor. The new Android 8.0 operating system and 4000 mAh together may resolve early battery drainage problem.
Samsung Galaxy S9 Price
I think Galaxy S series smartphone are value for money. I’ve personally been a great fan of Galaxy S series because of the features and specifications every successor gets.
As far as the price of Galaxy S9 is concern, it will be in accordance with the advanced features and specifications. I predict the price between range of $800-$850 for 16GB model should be ideal for this stunning smartphone!
|Display||5.8″ Super AMOLED Capacitive Touch screen, 4k|
|Primary Camera||16 megapixel with auto focus, face detection, Optical Image Stablisation technology and Auto HDR|
|Secondary Camera||8 megapixel|
|CPU||octo-core, 3.0 Ghz, Qualcomm Snapdragon chipset|
|Internal Memory||16 GB, expandable upto 256 GB with microSD card|
|Operating System||Android 8.0|
|Battery||4000 mAh non-removable Li-ion Battery|
|Expected Release Date||April 2018|
Update 1: Galaxy S9 to get 512 GB internal storage:
The latest news reveals that Samsung Galaxy S9 going to have 512 GB built-in storage and have even skinnier bazels that would provide even more space on the screen. If that happens, Galaxy S9 would become first smartphone to have 512 built-in internal storage.
Update 2 (Jan 16, 2018): Leaks suggest Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus pre-order date.
The latest leaks gives us hint that the company may announce Galaxy S9 along with Galaxy S9 Plus during the MWC event in February and both the phones will be available for pre-order from March 1 that the company will start shipping after 2 weeks.