Samsung is set to announce the Galaxy S9 and S9+ at Mobile World Congress next week, but the actual street date might be sooner than expected. Mostly because the two devices have already received SIRIM certification.
The two Samsung flagship devices were approved by the regulatory body on 19 February; far earlier than expected. Most Samsung devices only appear in the database after a global announcement is made.We’re unsure if this is a change in strategy for the company, but it is likely that Malaysia is headed for a very early release of the Galaxy S9.
The next generation flagship smartphone from Samsung is expected to ship with improved camera features like enhanced slow motion capture and low-light performance. There is also supposedly a 3D emoji feature that takes advantage of new facial tracking technology.
One unverified rumour claims that there will be an in-display fingerprint sensor on the Galaxy S9. This is a rather persistent claim that has been floating around for several years, but Vivo’s announcement of the feature could indicate that the South Korean company is preparing a response.
The official announcement of the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ is set to take place at the Samsung Unpacked event in Barcelona on 25 February.