There has been a lot of chatter around the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ smartphones. From the rumors we have come across, it is believed that the smartphones might be available in early March 2018. While the timeframe is yet to be confirmed by the company, the phone has passed FCC. Further, alleged internal components of the 2018 Samsung flagship devices have also been spotted online. Also Read - Samsung unveils an “human-eye-like” ISOCELL GWB image sensor in partnership with China’s TecnoAlso Read - Samsung announces merger of mobile and consumer electronics business: Here's what changes
According to SamMobiles, the FCC has certified the international models carrying model numbers SM-G960F and SM-G965F, which are the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ respectively. There are also speculations around whether Samsung’s flagship devices will retain or ditch the audio jack. But now, a new leak all but confirms that the Galaxy S9 duo would include a 3.5mm headphone jack. Also Read - Samsung Galaxy S22 series India variants might be powered by Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC
A photo shared by SlashLeaks shows what is said to be the USB Type-C flex cable for the Galaxy S9+. The photo clearly shows the presence of the 3.5mm audio jack. The flex cable shown in the leaked photo has the model number and production date of the component.
There were quite a bit of speculations around the placement of the fingerprint sensor as well. Recent rumors suggest that the Galaxy S9 won’t feature an in-display fingerprint scanner. Instead, it will remain at the back, but this time below the camera module.
Further, reports also suggest that the dual-camera setup will be reserved for the Galaxy S9+, while the Galaxy S9 will come with a single camera lens. There have been reports of the Galaxy S9 featuring a 3,200mAh battery, while the Galaxy S9+ will likely have a 3,500mAh battery.
The Samsung Galaxy S9 and the Galaxy S9+ could sport 5.8-inch and 6.2-inch edge-to-edge Super AMOLED Infinity Display respectively. Under the hood, both smartphones are likely to be powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC or Exynos 9810 SoC, depending on the region of launch.
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