Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus could bring Magnetic Mods (Rumor)

A new interesting tweet from the�editor-in-chief Analyst, MRG of site suggest that the next Samsung flagship the Galaxy S9 will likely get magnetic accessories at attaching at the rear of the device. A Similar concept like Motorola’s Moto-Mods for the Moto Z family of smart phones. But he also added that this option is not yet approved by the company’s higher authorities.

Well, this just tells us that the industries largest Android smartphone maker Samsung also thinks that the idea of the Modular smartphone is doomed yet, like some tech websites have reported, due to Samsung and Apple is not going in this direction. Even in the eyes of Samsung, the idea is still in plans and a modular future could just make its way; if the top dogs like Samsung and Apple could jump in with Motorola, to work in this field as Motorola’s Modular phone system is the best modding eco-system in the market as of now.

However, LG has already tried this in the past but, its implementation was not well-received due to its inconvenient way of modding its phone. Meanwhile, Motorola also worked on this and enjoyed a better success, due to its fast and easy snap-on implementation. But still, the cost of its Moto-mods are sky-high, which doesn’t make it an easy sell. Furthermore, Andy Rubins Essential phone which will be shipping in few weeks is also making use of small modular accessories.

Wireless battery pack for Samsung galaxy S6, S8 and S7
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So, our best guesses are that Samsung would go the Essential phone way rather than be pulling a Moto-mods; which could prove a huge challenge for the company. The Korean giant already has a wireless battery case mod for its Galaxy S6, S7 and S8 line-up.

Are mods necessary? Yes, if you want to target customers with specific needs, like everyone doesn’t want a high-end camera or sound. And neither of which can be stuffed in to make a complete experience. If someone did, then it will end up as a perfect smart phone.

Shivam has been working as a Tech journalist since 2014. He has worked at many Tech news blogs and Amazon India after that he joined TheLeaker in 2017 as a staff writer and now he’s an editor on the portal. When he is not working, you can find him playing games and listening to pop music. You can find him on Facebook and Twitter and can also contact him via email at [email protected]

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