After Samsung officially announced its much-awaited Galaxy Note 8 phablet, smartphone enthusiasts are now looking forward to the tech company’s next big thing, the Galaxy S9 Android smartphone. The most recent rumor of the device points to its processor.

According to XDA Developers, the Samsung Galaxy S9, with internal designation SM-G960, is expected to arrive with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 845 system on chip (SoC). The smartphone is also expected to run on Android 8.0 Oreo out of the box. The handset will also feature a 64GB of internal storage, a dual camera setup, and a rear fingerprint sensor.

Smartphone’s RAM capacity

Nonetheless, according to Pocket Now, the Galaxy S9 will arrive with a 4GB of RAM, which could contradict to the recent move of the South Korean tech company.


Wherein, Samsung has already rolled out the base model of Note 8 with a 6GB of RAM. But, the rumored RAM capacity could indicate that the company is not ready to launch the 6GB of RAM capacity standard to all of its mobile device offerings.

Camera features

On the camera front, KGI Securities analyst, Ming-Chi Kuo, claimed that the Galaxy S9 will arrive with Note 8’s dual camera setup. The dual camera set will consist of two 12MP sensors, with a combination of an f/2.4 aperture telephoto lens with 10x optical zoom and an f/1.7 aperture wide-angle lens. The smartphone’s camera features will definitely knock down iPhone 7’s 2x zoom.

The Galaxy S9 is expected to come along with parts that can be attached to the mobile device, such as a mini projector as well as a camera kit.


The company is reportedly planning to launch a magnetic pin where camera sensors could be clipped.

However, Samsung’s highly anticipated smartphone is said to feature a bigger battery compared to the Galaxy S8. The company is said to be utilizing Substrate-like PCB technology that allows manufacturers to pack additional parts without increasing the board’s size.

The upcoming S9 smartphone is expected to sport a 5.8-inch QHD Super AMOLED curved display with 2960 x 1440 pixel resolution and an 18.5:9 aspect ratio. Meanwhile, the larger variant, S9 Plus, will feature a bigger 6.2-inch screen. Both Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus will come along with minimal bezels.

The handset will be equipped with a Cat 18 LTE support, Bixby AI assistant, and a USB-C port.


Although Samsung has yet to announce the official release date of the device, the company might launch the smartphone at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2018 event.