The Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ smartphones are not even a year old, but there is no stopping the rumors about next year’s Galaxy S9-duo to surface online. This time, the phablet’s different color variants have been leaked. According to a new rumor, the Samsung may launch a new purple color option this year, along with gold, black and blue. The Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ are rumored to launch at Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2018 next month.
A report from sammobile states that Samsung could be bringing the purple color option for the Galaxy S9 next year. however, there is still confusion about what the color might look like. If the report is to be believed, what is said to be the purple variant will turn out to be ‘something like the Deep Blue variant of the Galaxy Note 8.’
While Samsung is expected to launch a Snapdragon 845 SoC variant, the company had recently also launched the next-gen Exynos 9810 chipset. The chipset is believed to be 20 percent faster than the predecessor found in the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+. Samsung has not officially revealed which devices might be powered by the Exynos 9810, but, there are wide rumors that the 2018-flagships – Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ will be powered by the chipset. Apart from that both the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ are expected to feature 6GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage, with support for expandable memory up to 256GB using a microSD card.
Further, rumors suggest that the smartphone might come with a 4K resolution display, camera improvements, and the introduction of an AI-specific chip under the phone’s hood. The Galaxy S9 is further said to sport a pair of 16-megapixel rear cameras, and also dual 12-megapixel front cameras. The smartphones will likely come with an IP68 rating for water resistance.
Apart from that, rumors vaguely hint that the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ won’t come with in-display finger scanner technology, and we might have to wait till August 2018, where the feature could debut on the Galaxy Note 9.