There are a number of rumors revolving around the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus launch, which could eventually happen on the very first day of the Mobile World Congress (MWC 2018) in Barcelona, Spain on February 26, 2018 alongside new Nokia Android phones, several other flagship phone from Sony, HTC U12, Xiaomi Mi7 or Xiaomi Mi 6X (known as Mi A2 internationally with MIUI 10).
Talking about the Samsung 2018 phones, the South Korean giant is certain to introduce Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus. These will be the first two handsets in the S9 series.
Remeber that Samsung loves to introduce a fully rugged smartphone specially for the United States with “S Active” lineup and S9 Active phone was expected.
A new Wi-Fi certification confirms that Samsung Galaxy S9 Active is indeed in works. The confirmation comes as the mysterious device with model number SM-G892U & SM-G892A gets certification with the Wi-Fi Alliance.
The Galaxy S flagship Active lineup used to be for AT&T only but things changed with the Galaxy S8 Active as T-Mobile and Sprint too joined the party. Much like last year, this year too there will be a total of three different variants of Galaxy S9 Active. The U model corresponds to T-Mobile and Sprint, while A is exclusive to AT&T.
The device is expected to carry a larger 4000 mAh battery and will be running on Android 8.0 Oreo out of the box. Talking about the Android version, there is Android P coming up next in a couple of months and there are dozens of Samsung phones expected to get upgraded to Android 8.0. You can check the devices here.