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Samsung’s redesigned Galaxy S9 has reportedly been cancelled in favor of a boring update – BGR

Thu Dec 14 07:03:43 EST 2017 | BGR
Samsung wowed us all last year when it released the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+. The phones weren’t particularly huge updates over their predecessors overall, but they certainly were in terms of design. Samsung ditched the home button from the front of the phones and slimmed down the bezels above and below the screen. Since Samsung’s flagship phones already had barely any bezels on either side of the display, the result was an impressive screen-to-body ratio that offers a wonderfully immersive view..

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