Samsung Galaxy S9 Launched : Specs, Price and Review
147.7 x 68.7 x 8.5 mm
1440 x 2960 pixels
Octa-core (4x2.8 GHz Mongoose M3 & 4x1.7 GHz Cortex-A55)
Exynos 9810 Octa
4 GB RAM
up to 256 GB
Non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery
Android 8.0 (Oreo)
12 MP (f/1.5-2.4, 26mm, 1/2.5", 1.4 µm, Dual Pixel PDAF), phase detection autofocus, OIS, LED flash
8 MP, f/1.7, autofocus, 1440p, dual video call, Auto HDR
Geo-tagging, simultaneous 4K video, and 9MP image recording, touch focus, face/smile detection, Auto HDR, panorama
GSM / HSPA / LTE
Iris scanner, fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2
As we know last year Samsung has released its Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ in the market and gets a huge success too it. Now, Samsung has unveiled its Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ smartphone at a press event in Barcelona ahead of MWC 2018. The new Samsung Galaxy S9 smartphones come with an Improved camera and also has dual rear camera setup.
Samsung Galaxy S9 comes with a new feature which includes face recognition, AR Emojis, Bixby Vision, AKG-tuned dual speakers and faster processors. The phone will launch on 16 March in selected market. It will available in four color option such as Midnight Black, Coral Blue, Lilac Purple, and Titanium Grey.
Galaxy S9 will be the huge successor to Galaxy S8 and S8+, as it comes with an incremental update to their design. Let talk about the Samsung Galaxy S9 smartphone.
The Galaxy S9 gets narrow bezels display below the screen which has been trimmed down to reduce the height of the phone. Samsung has upgraded its width and thickness with a dimension such as 147.7 x 68.7 x 8.5mm. Its weight is 168g which is heavier than Galaxy S8 smartphone.
Similar to other Samsung devices, the volume key and the power button is placed on a left and right side of the phone. The Fingerprint sensor is placed at the back which is next to the rear camera. The phone has an IP68 certification which makes the phone water resistant and dust-proof.
The Samsung Galaxy S9 features a 6-inch QHD + Super AMOLED display which gives stunning look to the device. It has Gorilla Glass protection which prevents the screen from any accidental damage.It has Vivid color reproduction which makes video and games more enjoyable as compared to other smartphones.
On the front, the company ensures that 90 percent of the phones carry an Infinite display screen. The curved edge of the screen gives better look with a futuristic finish. Also, the company made it easier to use the Galaxy S9 smartphone in landscape mode as well. It has reduced the frequency you need to rotate the phone between portrait and landscape mode which helps you to fit the UI with a proper widescreen layout.
The Samsung Galaxy S9 comes with 12MP rear camera setup backed with Dual-tone LED flash. The camera has Optical Image Stabilization and Phase Detection autofocus feature which help to capture good pictures. With a rear camera, you can easily capture video and picture during low light condition. The rear camera has f1.5/ f2.4 aperture which helps you to capture cleaner and brighter image in low light condition.
On the front, you will get an 8MP camera with aperture f1.7. While clicking Selfie it autofocuses and helps you to click a better selfie. The phone camera is capable to record slow-motion video at an impressive frame rate of 960fps. Also, it has camera feature such as Geo-tagging, record 4K video, touch focus, face/smile detection, Auto HDR, and panorama.
Performance and Storage:
The Galaxy S9 is powered by 2.3GHz octa-core Exynos 9 chipset which is coupled with 4GB of RAM. There is no performance issue with any application or gaming. One can easily do multitasking and play high graphics games. The company claims that you can expect a smooth and lag-free experience on your Galaxy S9 smartphone.
For storing data and application, the phones come with 64GB of Internal Storage. The storage can be expanded up to 256GB via microSD card slot.
Galaxy S9 is powered by Android 8.0 Oreo combine with Samsung Experience 9.0. The Samsung UI has a similar version which has been recently rolled out to Samsung Galaxy S8 smartphone. However, the company has included an Apple Animoji like feature called AR Emojis in the Galaxy S9 smartphones. The feature scans your face in 3D and creates your animated emoji versions.
Battery and Connectivity:
The Samsung Galaxy S9 sports a 3000mAh non-removable Li-Ion battery. The company claims that it lasts longer than Galaxy S8. Also, it supports fast charging. One can easily use this device for a whole day with heavy usage.
The phone carries a connectivity option such as 4G, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, GPS, NFC, Bluetooth 5.0, and a USB Type-C port.
Price and Availability:
The price of Samsung Galaxy S9 in India is expected to be Rs. 63990. Pre-orders for Galaxy S9 will start on March 2 and the phone will start shipping on March 16. The Galaxy S9 comes in various color option which includes Midnight Black, Coral Blue, Lilac Purple, and Titanium Grey.