While the teasers don't show the two new devices in the flesh, they not-so-subtly point towards some of the features consumers can expect from the company's new pair of flagship smartphones.
Aside from that, the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ are expected to have almost identical designs to last year's Galaxy S8 line, with thin bezels around screens that measure 5.8 inches and 6.2 inches, respectively. It is also expected that the S9 plus will have additional imaging improvements because of the second camera on its rear panel. ETNews has a mixed track record when it comes to providing leaks and information. "Interestingly, the sensor will measure 1/2.55" and it will feature a 12-megapixel sensor.
Aside from the super slow-motion modes, the standout feature of the Galaxy S9 camera will be a variable aperture that exceeds anything previously delivered in the smartphone industry. The biggest one appears to be that the Galaxy S9 will not feature a dual camera setup. But now, the Korean smartphone making giant is not directly copying a feature but slightly adapting it.More news: Tim Cook talks Apple Pay and wearable growth at shareholder meet
The Galaxy S9 is one of the most highly-anticipated smartphones of this year and a slew of leaks so far indicated that it will come with top-notch specs and features all around. While Google has had its fair share of missteps in design, Samsung's set of emojis are so confusing that they often end up showing a meaning completely different from their intention. This time it's stereo speakers, 3D emoji and a Bixby button that have slipped out into the limelight.
We'll be in Barcelona for the official launch during MWC in a week and a half, so stay tuned to see what Samsung has in store at its latest Unpacked event.
You know already that this is an expensive phone, but Apple has done all it can to justify that cost.