New Delhi, Feb 26: Samsung Galaxy S9 and Samsung Galaxy S9+ were launched on Sunday in Barcelona. As was expected, the phone boasts of phenomenal camera features. The phones will be available in select markets from March 16. Both phones will come in three variants based on storage capacities – 64GB, 128GB and 256GB. However, they will support memory card upto memory 400 GB. Also Read - Samsung Galaxy Fold, Galaxy S9 getting December 2019 security update
Samsung Galaxy S9 and Samsung Galaxy S9+ run on octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor. S9 has a 4GB Ram, whereas S9+ sports 6GB Ram. Both phones will be midnight black, titanium gray, coral blue and lilac purple colour variants. Also Read - Samsung Galaxy S9 Android 10 beta update with One UI 2.0 released
While Galaxy S9 is priced $720 in the United States, which is around Rs 47,000 in Indian currency, Galaxy S9+ is priced $840. The phones run Android 8.0 Oreo, and has a 5.8-inch Quad HD, curved super AMOLED screen with 18.5:9 aspect ratio. Galaxy S9+ has a 6.2-inch. Also Read - Samsung Galaxy S9 available for as low as Rs 27,999: Check full details
The Galaxy S9 has a 12 megapixel super speed dual pixel camera with auto-focus sensor– the camera also has a dual aperture lens which shifts from F1.5 to F2.4 depending on light conditions. Galaxy S9+ boasts of an additional 12 MP rear telephoto camera with f2.4 aperture. The front camera has 8 megapixels with aperture 1.7.
The phone is quite different then Apple iPhone X. While Galaxy S9+ and Galaxy S9 have dual aperture cameras, the Apple iPhone X doesn’t have any such feature. In its new Animoji feature, users will get more choices than Apple iPhone X. Also, users will be able to create their own emojis. Users can customise emojis as well.
Samsung Galaxy S9 and Samsung Galaxy S9+ both have stereo speakers at both the ends, whereas iPhone X doesn’t have such feature.
While Apple iPhone X comes sans 3.5 mm jack, Samsung’s flagship models have not let an important feature go. Samsung S9 and S9+ wireless charging is said to 50 per cent faster.
The Galaxy phones will come with fingerprint sensors, while Apple iPhone X relies of FaceID.