No, actually, the Galaxy S9 doesn’t have the exact same design as the Galaxy S8

Galaxy S9 Plus Specs

Months of leaks and rumors appeared to paint a complete picture of Samsung's flagship Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ flagship Android phones. But when Samsung finally unveiled them earlier this week, we learned that all of those leaks didn't actually paint a complete picture. The new flagship smartphones were branded "boring" ahead of their launch because Samsung had seemingly chosen to reuse last year's Galaxy S8 design for this year's new Galaxy S9. This notion was then exacerbated when a report emerged from an insider suggested that Samsung had actually been planning a substantial redesign for the Galaxy S9. The redesigned Galaxy S9 had reportedly reached the prototyping phase, but the company then cancelled it for reasons unknown.

Whatever the case, Samsung's new Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ wound up launching with a design that is indeed quite similar to last year's Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+. Despite what you've read, however, the claim that it's the exact same design is false.

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