Samsung has announced Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ smartphones at its Unpacked 2018 event at the MWC 2018 in Barcelona.The main highlight of the smartphones is the variable aperture cameras.
Samsung has announced Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ smartphones at its Unpacked 2018 event at the MWC 2018 in Barcelona.The main highlight of the smartphones is the variable aperture cameras.The Samsung Galaxy S9 has a 12-megapixel rear camera with variable aperture tech that uses f/1.5 aperture for night shots for a brighter picture and f/2.4 aperture for normal shots in daytime.
The Samsung Galaxy S9+ has a secondary 12MP Telephoto lens for live focus for bokeh effect with background blur.
Similar to the Sony’s flagship, this has 960fps Super Slow-mo video option with automatic Motion Detection and an intelligent feature that detects movement in the frame and automatically begins to record.
After capturing the Super Slow-mo video, you can also select background music from 35 different options or add a tune from their favorite playlist. Both the phones have Infinity Display – an end-to-end, bezel-less screen that extends to the phone’s sides. Both phones come with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection on the front and the back, same as the predecessors.
These also have stereo speakers tuned by AKG and support Dolby Atmos. It also has AR Emoji, similar to Apple iPhone X’s animoji. It uses machine learning to analyse and map more than 100 facial features to create a 3D model that reflects and imitates expressions.
It can be exported to video or stickers and uses a standard AGIF file format that lets you share with third-party messaging platforms.
Samsung Galaxy S9 specifications:
S9 – 5.8-inch Quad HD+ (2960 × 1440 pixels) Super AMOLED Infinity display with 570ppi, Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection
Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 with Adreno 630 GPU / Octa-Core *Samsung Exynos 9 Series 9810 processor with Mali G72MP18 GPU
S9 – 4GB LPDDR4x RAM with 64GB/128GB/256GB storage (UFS 2.1), expandable memory with microSD
Android 8.0 (Oreo)
Single / Hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano / microSD)
12MP Dual Pixel rear camera with LED Flash, f/2.4-f/1.5 variable aperture
8MP auto focus front-facing camera with wide-angle lens, f/1.7 aperture
Water and dust resistant (IP68)
Stereo speakers, Dolby Atmos
Sensors – Accelerometer, Barometer, *Fingerprint Sensor, Gyro Sensor, Geomagnetic Sensor, Hall Sensor, Heart Rate Sensor, Proximity Sensor, RGB Light Sensor, Iris Sensor, Pressure Sensor
4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac (2.4/5GHz), VHT80 MU-MIMO, Bluetooth 5 (LE up to 2Mbps), GPS with GLONASS, USB 3.1, NFC, MST
S9 – 3000mAh battery with fast Charging both on wired and wireless (WPC and PMA) charging
The Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ come in Midnight Black, Titanium Gray, Coral Blue and Lilac Purple colors and will be available starting in March 16, 2018. We should know the price soon