Samsung on Sunday night unveiled its much awaited S9 and S9+ at the Galaxy Unpacked 2018 event. Both the S9 and S9+ devices had been leaked several times at different occassions.
Samsung on Sunday night unveiled its much awaited S9 and S9+ at the Galaxy Unpacked 2018 event. Both the S9 and S9+ devices had been leaked several times at different occasions.While the Galaxy S9 is priced at $720 (approximately Rs 46,600), the S9+ is priced at $840 (approximately Rs 54,400).
Both the flagship product, S9 and S9+ would have the Infinity Display like the 2017 Samsung's smartphones. The South Korean giant had said that the pre-orders for both the devices had begun on Sunday and the general sale would start on March 16.
Both the next gen Galaxy smartphones sports dual lens with 12-megapixel front camera and 8-megapixel front-facing camera. S9 and Galaxy S9+ would have improved features for Samsung's smart assistant Bixby, the company said.
Both the smartphones would have speakers that give a surround sound-like experience. The devices would come with wireless charging and a headphone jack.
Samsung also launched a feature called AR Emoji, which allows a user to take a selfie and turn it into their own custom emoji. Samsung has also combined with Disney so that users can use Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse and The Incredibles as AR Emojis.
Samsung's AR Emoji feature would directly be competing with Apple's iPhone X feature called Animoji. Talking about specifications, Samsung's S9 runs Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 845 processor. S9 has 4GB of RAM and S9+ has a 6GB of RAM. S9 comes with 64GB of storage and support for microSD cards. Both the devices are dust and water resistant.
One of the striking highlight of the S9 is its new camera system, which comes as a single lens on the S9 and a dual camera on the S9+. The devices also have a Super Slow Motion feature, which moves from 260 frames per second to 960 frames per second.
The S9 has a dual aperture camera. And, the F1.5 wide aperture for dark photos is the widest aperture in a smartphone. The Galaxy S9 and S9+ work with the same Gear VR that launched alongside the Note 8, as well as Google’s Daydream View headset. The brightness has also been boosted. Both phones will have stereo speakers.