Samsung is one of the major players in the handset universe and the tech giant has been doing a great job with their Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus. The company equipped the Galaxy S series with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835 chipset, which is acknowledged by many as the best Android mobile devices.

The South Korean tech company is about to embrace a similar strategy next year when it rolls out the highly anticipated Galaxy S9. Tech enthusiasts and experts are claiming that Samsung’s upcoming smartphone will be a powerhouse mobile device.

As reported by Trusted Reviews, the Samsung Galaxy S9 is expected to come along with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 845 system on chip (SoC), the semiconductor company's first attempt at generating a processor built on 7nm architecture.

Qualcomm’s forthcoming processor will be the improved version of the current Snapdragon 835 chipset. The performance of the Snapdragon 845 is expected to be industry-leading. Also, the new chipset will be more power-efficient compared to the current processor.

According to Tech Radar, the company kicked off working on the smartphone back in March 2017. Samsung is expected to roll out two variants of the device. The Galaxy S9 will feature a 5.8-inch screen, while the Plus version will arrive with a 6.2-inch display.

The smartphones will feature the dual camera setup of the Galaxy Note 8. Also, the devices will arrive with an Infinity display and a dual-curved edge, according to Tech Advisor.

The Galaxy S9 is expected to feature a 6GB of RAM and a 64GB of built-in storage. The larger variant might feature an 8GB of RAM and a 128GB of internal storage.

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The smartphones are expected to come with a microSD card, allowing users to add up to 256GB of storage.

Samsung’s 2018 flagship smartphone is expected to come with a non-removable Li-Ion 4200 mAh battery. The handset is anticipated to run on the Android 8.0 Oreo operating system out of the box. The device will be equipped with a Bixby AI personal assistant, glass-back design, Dual SIM and a USB Type-C.

Price of the device

The Galaxy S9 [VIDEO] could also be the tech company’s first smartphone to feature 4K technology. Samsung has yet to officially announce the price of the Galaxy S9, but tech fans are expecting the device to have a $908 price tag.

Release date

The Samsung Galaxy S9 had already surfaced on Geekbench, this could indicate that the company might announce the handset in January 2018 and it could go on sale in February.