Today Samsung has launched its new family member in the S Series lineup: The Galaxy S9 that is the successor of Samsung’s Galaxy S8 that came with a beautiful 18:9 close to bezel-less format with a pair of impressive cameras.
With the Galaxy S9, Samsung is now excessively focusing on camera department so now, let us see the full specifications and features of the new Galaxy S9 by Samsung.
Specifications Of Samsung Galaxy S9
Let’s start with the display part, Galaxy S9 is having a gorgeous 5.8 inches QHD+ Super AMOLED curved display with Corning’s Gorilla Glass 5 protection.
The smartphone is running on Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor clocked up to 2.8 GHz coupled with Adreno 630 GPU but this processor is limited to US markets whereas Samsung’s own Exynos 9810 processor will make its way to India, UK or other markets.The processor is manufactured by a 10nm process that is power efficient and equally well performer, even it is 30% faster than the Snapdragon 835 processor.
The S9 Plus is having 6GB ram while the smaller sibling the S9 gets 4 Gigs.
S9 is coupled with 4 GB ram and 64GB of UFS 2.1 storage.
The Fingerprint sensor is rear mounted along with the 12MP Dual Pixel camera with OIS (f/1.5 for better low light photography) and is Vertical as opposed to horizontal setup in Note 8.It also packs a decent 8MP selfie shooter on the front.The camera offers some interesting and unique features like it can deliver 960 fps slow motion as well as 120fps at a 4K resolution, new camera of Galaxy S9 will be able to capture great photos at very low light situations and finally Animoji that we seen earlier on Apple iPhone X that simply recognises our face and the elements inside behave as we do!
Galaxy S9 comes with IP68 water and dust resistance, it makes your phone safer from occasional sprinkles of water drops.
Other features include Bixby AI assistant with a dedicated button, USB-C, 3.5mm headphone jack, Stereo speakers, Wireless charging support, Built-in FM radio, Updated DeX docking station.
The battery capacity on the Galaxy S9 is of 3000 mah that is not changed over previous gen, the Galaxy S8.
The device is running on Android Nougat 7.1.1 and will be getting Android OREO very soon.
Pricing And Availablity
S9 is available to buy in different colors: Midnight Black, Titanium Gray, and Coral Blue, Lilac Purple. Samsung Galaxy S9 is available for $720 while S9+ comes at $840.
Specifications Of Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
The only difference with respect to its younger sibling is the Display and the Camera sensor department, other all features are almost same on both of the devices.
Galaxy S9 Plus is having a larger 6.2 inches QHD+ Super AMOLED curved display with Corning’s Gorilla Glass 5 protection.
There is a dual camera setup at the back, Dual 12 MP sensors at the back, one 12 MP sensor is with f/1.5 aperture, second 12 MP sensor is having an aperture of f/2.4 for portrait modes and 2x optical zoom. It also includes super slow motion which is super cool especially at 960fps although it is limited to only 720p.
Like the Samsung Galaxy S9, it also features a same 8 MP selfie shooter with f/1.7 aperture. As it turns out they also have AR Emoji which is kind of like animoji and Bitmoji combined together.
Ak tuned dual stereo speakers are both found on the devices for the first time.