Samsung has revealed that its next prized mobile phone, the Galaxy S9 will be launched in February at the Mobile World Congress (MWC).

DJ Koh ,the Company’s Smartphone chief disclosed this yesterday, however he didn’t specify the actual date.

The S9 (and, presumably, an S9 Plus) will be the successors to the S8 and S8 Plus, which launched at a Samsung event in New York last March before going on sale in April. The S8 and and its upgrade were a hit with critics, who lauded the phones’ magnificent design and brilliant cameras. The phones were even good enough to make consumers forget about the disaster of the Galaxy Note 7 and its exploding batteries.

For now not much is known about the Galaxy S9 but according to leaks, here are some of the features to expect of the Galaxy S9:

– 5.8in / 6.2in QHD+ Super AMOLED curved display (570ppi / 529ppi)
– Android 8.0 ‘O’
– Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 (US) / Samsung Exynos (UK)
– Cat 18 LTE support (1.2Gbps download speeds)
– Display embedded fingerprint scanner
– Dual rear-facing camera
– Bixby AI assistant with dedicated button
– USB-C, 3.5mm headphone jack

According to speculations the smartphone might go for around £689 which is about N350, 000.