Samsung Galaxy S9 firmware release confirms variants under development

Two Samsung firmware versions just came into play: G960FXXU0AQI5 for Galaxy S9 and G965FXXU0AQI5 for Galaxy S9 Plus.

Samsung Galaxy S9 has finally been confirmed following the release of two firmware versions that are currently in development.

Samsung Electronics Co is officially working in the laboratory for its upcoming Galaxy S9 variants. Two firmware versions just came into play: G960FXXU0AQI5 and G965FXXU0AQI5. While there is no confirmation what the next phones will be called, the firmware suggests the next-generation Samsung smartphones will be the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus.

Also read: Samsung reportedly plans to release Galaxy S9 in January

The Galaxy S9 is likely to have the model number SM-G950 while the Galaxy S9 Plus will have SM-G955. The firmware being developed came to public's knowledge two weeks before the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus' went out in 2016.

In mid-September, IBTimes Singapore reported that the South Korean tech giant has been planning to deliver a Galaxy S9 camera that is capable to shoot 1,000 frames per second. Chinese publication ETNews first reported the possibility, stressing that mass production will be started in November.

Sony Electronics Inc already made its Xperia XZ1 phone capable of shooting 1,000 frames per second using triple-stacked sensors.

In August, the first Galaxy S9 rumours came out suggesting that it might be designed to be a modular smartphone.

In the meantime, Samsung is reportedly launching the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus early in 2018. The Investor Korea predicted that the devices will be out by January 2018.

Samsung Galaxy S9 is slated to sport a 5.8-inch Infinity Display, dual camera, Snapdragon 845 processor chip and onscreen fingerprint sensor. Samsung might also embrace a bezel-less display from edge to edge, top to bottom and side to side.

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