Samsung Galaxy S9 is set to launch at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2018 in February, and also a new leak has seemingly revealed the exact launch date in addition to pre-order and shipping dates. Samsung’s next flagship series, which is going to be the successor to the organization’s Galaxy S8 lineup, is widely predicted to feature two models – the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+. Prolific tipster Evan Blass has tweeted what he calls the particulars of this “go-to-market program for Galaxy S9 and S9+”. The upcoming Samsung smartphones will compete against Apple’s flagship iPhone X.

Earlier, in a press conference at CES 2018, Samsung’s Mobile Communications Business President DJ Koh had revealed that the company’s first flagship smartphone 2018 will be unveiled at MWC, which is scheduled for February 26 to March 1. A ZDNet report had suggested the selling date for Samsung Galaxy S9 series will be announced at the event.

Currently, based on Evan Blass’ tweet, Samsung will launch the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ on February 26. Further, he says, the handsets will be up for pre-orders from March 3 and also start shipping from March 16. Blass says a “C-level executive at a significant casemaker” has revealed these details.

Incidentally, South Korean news outlet The Bell had stated that Samsung is planning to host a launch event for the Galaxy S9 on February 26. The Bell’s report also pointed out that unlike the Galaxy S8 launch that happened in March this past year, the smartphone maker is looking at an earlier program now on account of the swift increase of this iPhone X.

Meanwhile, rumours and flows have outed lots of the details related to their specifications and attributes. As per Brazil’s National Telecommunications Agency (ANATEL) listing, the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ will probably package in precisely the same battery capabilities as those of last year’s Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+, respectively.

Additionally, both mobiles are expected to be powered with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor in the US, and the recently started Exynos 9810 SoC in international markets, including India. Also, the Samsung Galaxy S9 is rumoured to sport a single rear camera set up, whereas the Galaxy S9+ may get a double camera module. A 512GB version of the Galaxy S9+ can also be rumoured to be declared at the launch.