As we head closer to Samsung's Galaxy S9/S9+ launch, leaks are taking place rapidly. After a brief lull last week, the rumor mill is back again. Samsung is sure to finalized things by now on the smartphones. This fact is also supported by recent leaks. Just yesterday, a first allegedly live hands-on video of the Samsung Galaxy S9 surfaced from China. It was posted by a screen protector manufacturer and summarizes everything that you should expect from the smartphone this year. Now, we've got another video which shows the smartphone's complete form factor, save top and bottom. Take a look below for more details.
Samsung Galaxy S9 Leaks In Another Video, With A Single Camera Sensor And Previously Rumored Changes
The Galaxy S8 and S8+ are nearly perfect. Prior to their launch last year, we saw rumors of virtual fingerprint sensing float around. However, Samsung did not implement the feature and instead, we got an awkwardly placed physical sensor on the smartphone's back. This resulted in a lot of user complaints and made for an unnecessary blemish on what is otherwise a perfectly designed smartphone.
Now, with the Galaxy S9 Samsung will change the fingerprint sensor's position once again. But this time, the company will keep ergonomics in mind. A lot of rumors believe that the fingerprint sensor on this year's Galaxy S smartphones will make it under the rear camera sensor. Today's video, courtesy once again of the Chinese social network Weibo, shows the feature as well.
The device in today's video looks legitimate, however be wary of the fact that there are plenty of clones floating around as well. It shows a relocated fingerprint sensor and what appear to be thin bezels as well. Earlier in the rumor mill cycle, news of an upgraded display was commonplace. But as time passed, we've learned that Samsung will further shave off the top and bottom bezels on the Galaxy S9 and S9+.
Talking about specifications, the pair's rear cameras will feature important upgrades. A variable aperture camera sensor will make it on the Galaxy S9. This will allow the device to adjust the amount of light based on ambient conditions. It's a big upgrade for flagships, especially as photography continues to form an integral part of any high-end device. The Galaxy S9 and S9+ will launch on February 25th. We'll be here with all the details. Till then, stay tuned and let us know what you think in the comments section below.
News Source: Weibo