Samsung Galaxy S9, S9+ rumour roundup: Snapdragon 845, Android Oreo, dual rear cameras and more

first_imgSamsung is going to have the most happening new year this time. The company is expected to launch not just one but two big smartphones next year- Galaxy A8 and Galaxy S9. While the Galaxy A8 could be a mid-budget device, the flagship phone Galaxy S9 would be a premium buy. The S9 is expected to launch as early as January. The South Korean giant is reportedly planning to launch the Galaxy S9 at CES 2018.The Galaxy S9 and S9+ would be the first phones that Samsung would launch against the iPhone X. The new Galaxy S9 is an S-series of smartphones which means that the device could overall have an S8-like design and features.According to a report from Forbes, the Galaxy S9 with radical changes failed to pass the Samsung’s internal tests and thus was killed by the company. Apparently,  Samsung is going to play safe with the design of the new Galaxy phones by following the design pattern of the S8. In a separate rumour, it is said that Samsung could stick to a single camera set up in Galaxy S9 while the S9+ could feature dual rear cameras. Not just these, there are several more rumours which when put together help us get an idea of what Samsung could bring to the table with the new Galaxy S9 phones. Take a lookDisplayThere are reports that Samsung could narrow the bezels even further with its next year’s flagship. According to a SamMobile report, the S9 could have a screen-to-body ratio that could hit as much as 90 per cent. The phone will have nearly no bezels at the bottom while the top bezel could be narrower than the S8.advertisementFurther, the new Galaxies are expected to feature AMOLED Infinity displays. The S9 could come with a 5.8-inch display while the Plus model could sport a  6.2-inch display.A new rumour suggests that Samsung could stick to the 18:9 aspect ratio of the phone instead of the 21:9  aspect ratio which was rumoured before.DesignGoing by the current rumours, the S9s could sport a similar design as that of S8. The phones will have bezels narrower than the Galaxy S8. This also means a larger display than the S8.Also Read: Samsung Galaxy S9 leaked in images again, shows single camera designSynaptics says that Samsung could put the fingerprint sensor beneath the display but there are not many rumours that say so. The top bezel of the phone would house the selfie camera, sensors, and 3.5mm audio jack. The Bixby hardware button remains.BatteryLeaks suggest that S9 will have a better battery life than its predecessors. Reportedly, the S9 will come with 3200mAh battery, an upgrade from S8’s 3000mAh battery.ProcessorThere are chances that Samsung could use the newly launched Snapdragon 845 processor in the upcoming Galaxy S9 phones for some markets whereas in other markets including India it will be shipped with a comparable Exynos processor.The  Galaxy S9 is expected to have at least 4GB RAM and 64GB internal memory. Samsung recently also announced 512GB storage modules. There is a possibility that the company could put them in the Galaxy S9. The phones will run the latest Android Oreo.CameraThe camera is one of the most interesting aspects of the S9. A rumour suggests that Samsung could bring a single camera in the S9 while the S9+ could have dual cameras.Samsung has positioned the cameras centrally. The fingerprint sensor, thankfully, has been placed below the camera this time, aligned vertically. The flash is kept on the right side of the camera module. The Galaxy S9s could come with 16MP+16MP rear cameras and 8MP front camera.LaunchSamsung could unveil the S9s at CES 2018 in January while the phones could go official in March.last_img read more

MEN merging with duagon

first_imgMEN Mikro Elektronik and duagon Holding are merging to become a provider of software and hardware solutions for data processing and communication. The two companies expect their complementary product range and expertise as well as perfectly complementary sales structures to give them a leading position as manufacturers of safe computer and communication solutions in critical embedded applications.The previous investor of MEN, HQ Equita, has decided to sell MEN Mikro Elektronik with its subsidiaries in China, France, and the USA to Deutsche Beteiligungs AG (DBAG) in the course of the merger. duagon Holding was already a company in the DBAG portfolio.The integration and further development of the newly created group will be accompanied by MEN founder Manfred Schmitz. He will retain his shares in MEN and will remain available to the company as a shareholder and as a member of the Board of Directors of the superordinate new group.With the joint expertise of MEN and duagon, new products and complete solutions are to be developed. The focus is on automatic safety systems and technological trends such as autonomous driving.Share this:TwitterFacebookLinkedInMoreRedditTumblrPinterestWhatsAppSkypePocketTelegram Tags: Boards & Modules Continue Reading Previous Pentair: PXIe system offers high data transmission rates for test and measurement signalsNext ARBOR supplies IoT connected medical computing solutionslast_img read more