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Samsung's Galaxy S9 arrives tomorrow: 5 things to know

24 February 2018, 11:46 | Dan Bryan

Samsung's Galaxy S9 arrives tomorrow: 5 things to know

Here's what to expect from Samsung, LG and others at MWC 2018

New leaked images have appeared of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus and we are now 99% sure how the phone will look. Putting in a Galaxy S9 pre-order might be tempting, but some of you will be better off waiting a few days or even a few weeks before committing to the new flagship.

The Galaxy S9+ will add another 12-megapixel rear camera module, though this one will be a fixed aperture. Along with this Nokia is also expected to launch the Nokia 7 Plus. Nokia experimented with its design and the work they did before launching their Android Version devices is more than visible. For the S9, it will have a new dual-lens camera.

Such new launches however come following dwindling global demand for newer smartphones; industry analysts Gartner reported last week that global device sales fell year-on-year for the first time ever in the fourth quarter of the year, dropping 5.6 per cent to 408 million during the three months to the end of December. The smartphone is also rumoured to be powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 processor. The Samsung Galaxy Unpacked 2018 event will happen on february 25, 2018, in Barcelona, coinciding with the MWC 2018 trade show, according to the Samsung invite. The Nokia 7 Plus Android One Edition would get direct updates from Google eliminating the delays.

You can also expect a swathe of budget phones, and possibly a 4G version of the 3310.

There's also news that the Xperia XZ Premium 2 might have a 5.7-inch 4K display, a 3,420mAh battery and - perhaps most excitingly of all - a whole new design, with smaller bezels. There's certainly room for Samsung to charge a little more for its flagship handset that sports an elegantly curved screen. The screen will sit underneath Gorilla Glass while the back of the Nokia 7 Plus will be made of aluminum and host a dual camera with Zeiss branding.

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For now, at least, Samsung isn't interested in copying everything the new iPhone did. Nokia 8 sirocco comes with 128 GB of internal memory which can be expanded by a MicroSD card.

The Galaxy S9 will be very similar to its predecessor on the outside (see the images above, courtesy of this Instagram leak), with similar sizes, aspect ratio, and svelte profile expected on both the S9 and S9+.

ASUS is expected to launch a new ZenFone at the MWC 2018. The fingerprint sensor is said to be located in the top half of the back panel. Interestingly enough, this leak is in accordance with the pricing that tipster Evan Blass had predicted this week. Xiaomi a new Mi Mix 2S at the trade show. We don't have United Kingdom pricing yet, but hopefully some light will be shed on that later this week, when Samsung's official Unpacked event takes place.

Samsung has a press conference scheduled Sunday where it will unveil the device, just ahead of the official opening of MWC.

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