Samsung already showed that it is going to announce its Galaxy S9 smartphone sequence on February 25 at MWC 2018. For the start, the corporate will most certainly unveil simply two new handsets: Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+. But we are additionally anticipating a Galaxy S9 Active to reach this yr (most likely in the summertime), and a few freshly leaked data is suggesting that this will have to certainly occur.
According to an inventory that reportedly accommodates codenames of upcoming Samsung units – exposed via XDA Developers – Samsung has made 3 other Galaxy S9 fashions, codenamed celebrity, star2, and astarqlte. We know that the codenames celebrity and star2 were related to the Galaxy S9 and S9+ since final yr. Samsung itself showed those codenames via together with celebrity within the report identify of the invitation to its MWC 2018 tournament (see beneath).
But what is astarqlte intended to be? Well, the a at first would possibly stand for Active, and the q after celebrity would possibly imply that this can be a Qualcomm Snapdragon-based telephone (whilst lte is, neatly, LTE). Of path, it is imaginable that astarqlte is a unique Galaxy S9 fashion, no longer an Active. However, Samsung launched Active variations of it Galaxy S flagships each and every and yearly since 2013, and we do not see why it could need to forestall doing so in 2018.
At the instant, there’s no phrase on what includes a Galaxy S9 Active might deliver. Nevertheless, we ca make some trained guesses in accordance with the variations between final yr’s Galaxy S8 Active (pictured at first of this newsletter) and the common S8. We’re anticipating the Galaxy S9 Active to be drop-resistant, and to recreation a 5.8-inch display that is not curved. Moreover, the impending Active telephone would possibly pack a beneficiant battery, in all probability significantly better than the 3,000 mAh unit that’ll reportedly be discovered throughout the customary S9.
The listing of Samsung codenames containing the 3 celebrity / Galaxy S9 smartphones additionally comprises many different codenames of unreleased Samsung units. For instance, we are seeing crown at the listing – as prior to now reported, this will have to be the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (which is not anticipated to be introduced earlier than the second one part of the yr). We’re together with the listing beneath, along the units that the codenames are (most likely) associated with.
- astarqlte – Samsung Galaxy S9 Active
- c10lte – Samsung Galaxy C10
- c10plte – Samsung Galaxy C10 Plus
- crown – Samsung Galaxy Note 9
- gta2xl – Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 2018
- gtesy18lte – Samsung Galaxy Tab E 2018
- gts4llte – Samsung Galaxy Tab S4
- j2y18lte – Samsung Galaxy J2 2018
- j3neolte – Samsung Galaxy J3 Neo
- j3topelte – every other new Galaxy J3
- j4lte – Samsung Galaxy J4
- j6lte – Samsung Galaxy J6
- j7topelte – new Galaxy J7
- j7toplte – every other new Galaxy J7
- j8lte – Samsung Galaxy J8
- celebrity – Samsung Galaxy S9
- star2 – Samsung Galaxy S9+
For now, the codenames that would not have an ordinary identify subsequent to them are mysteries. But such a may constitute the foldable Samsung Galaxy X, which could be launched earlier than the tip of the yr. We’ll be right here to allow you to know all about Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy units, once they are introduced.
supply: XDA Developers