Chandrakant 'CK' Isi
03:16 26th Feb, 2018
Samsung Unveils The Galaxy S9 And S9+ With Nifty Cameras
However, the design and display mostly remain the same.
The Korean giant Samsung has unleashed the iPhone's archenemy. The company's new Galaxy S9 improves upon the already impressive S8.
The design is pretty much the same. You get a metal frame sandwiched between glass panels. The display size remains the same too. The Samsung Galaxy S9 sports a 5.8-inch super AMOLED display which offers a resolution of 1440×2960 pixels. The Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus sports a 6.2-inch super AMOLED display. Both the panels have 18:9 aspect ratio.
The Galaxy S9 and S9+ are powered by Samsung's own Exynos 9810 Octa (4×2.9GHz + 4×1.9GHz) octa-core chip. India will get this variant, wehere as the American model will be based on Qualcomm's Snapdragon 845 octa-core (4×2.8GHz + 4×1.8GHz) system on chip. The S9+ will offer 6 GB RAM, while the S9 will settle for 4 GB. The phone will come in 64 GB, 128 GB, and 256 GB internal storage options. Plus, you can throw-in storage via the microSD card slot. The S9 packs a 3000 mAh battery, the S9+ is powered by a 3500mAh cell.
The S9+ is targetted at the camera buffs. It offers a dual camera setup [12MP (f/1.6) + 12MP (f/2.4)] on the rear. The cameras feature Dual Pixel phase detection autofocus and OIS (Optical Image Stabilisation). Th killer feature is super slow-motion video recording at 960 frames per second.
The S9 has a single sensor 12 MP (f/1.5) camera. For better low-light performance, the Galaxy S9’s camera can switch between a regular aperture and a wide aperture depending on the lighting conditions.
The Galaxy S9 and S9+ will be available starting in March 16, 2018 in select markets and will be offered in Midnight Black, Titanium Gray, Coral Blue and a new hue, Lilac Purple. In India, the Samsung Galaxy S9 is expected to cost Rs 67,399 and S9+ to be priced at Rs 79,900.
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