Samsung Galaxy S9 Leak Shows The Upcoming Flagship Up And Running


Samsung's Galaxy S9 is arguably one of the most anticipated phones of 2018, so it doesn't come as much of a surprise that it's the subject of numerous leaks.

That said, a new video making rounds online shows the flagship in full working order — that is, assuming it's indeed the coveted phone.

Galaxy S9 Leaked Video

The leak comes from Weibo, a Chinese microblogging website that usually churns out rumors and whatnot when it comes to unreleased smartphones and similar devices.

In the video, a smartphone's touch screen sensitivity is being tested, with the user just tapping away on the keyboard. The poster of the clip claims it's the Galaxy S9, and from the look of things, it's plausible because of its screen that's more or less in line with Samsung's Infinity Display design, not to mention that the navigation buttons at the bottom do scream Samsung.

As everyone can see, the video lasts only 10 seconds, and it doesn't really show much of the phone. Previous leaks have shown that the Galaxy S9 won't be straying too far from the Galaxy S8's design on the front. In short, it's hard to say whether this is a Galaxy S8, a Galaxy S9 knockoff, or the real deal.

Now it's worth mentioning that the Galaxy S9's back is where things are allegedly going to get interesting. The word in town is the fingerprint reader will be positioned at the bottom of the camera, a huge improvement compared with what Samsung did with the Galaxy S8 in which it placed the sensor beside the camera if this turns out to be true. Speaking of cameras, the Galaxy S9 Plus is rumored to boast a dual-camera setup, similar to the Galaxy Note 8.

Other Galaxy S9 Leaks

Of course, this is far from being the first Galaxy S9 leak.

First off, there's the purported retail box that revealed the phone's key features, including the Super Slow-mo mode, AKG stereo speakers, and more.

On top of that, benchmarks have shown that the Galaxy S9 Plus will sport a Snapdragon 845 under the hood along with 5 GB of RAM, which is 1 GB more than the Galaxy S9, according to the aforementioned retail box.

Arguably the most interesting is the leak from Samsung itself, and it revealed that the Galaxy S9 cameras will take advantage of ISOCELL sensors, which will enable the phone to capture slow-motion videos at 480 frames per second in full HD, among other things.

As usual, it's recommended to take this leak with a grain of salt because it's hard to say for sure how the Galaxy S9 will turn out until it officially rolls out.

That shouldn't take that long anymore, though. Samsung recently announced that it's going to hold its Unpacked event on Feb. 25 at the Mobile World Congress or MWC 2018 in Barcelona, Spain. The Galaxy S9 is expected to be available sometime in March.

With all said and done, feel free to drop by our comments section below and let us know what you think of Samsung's upcoming flagship.

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