South Korean smartphone manufacturer, Samsung confirmed that it¬†would hold a launch event on March 6 in Guangzhou. The company also confirmed that it would unveil¬†its latest Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ (or Galaxy S9 Plus)¬†in that event for one of the¬†world‚Äôs largest smartphone market, China.¬†Samsung is expecting that the latest flagship phone will¬†faltering¬†sales in the local market and¬†experience a rebound.
Samsung Galaxy S9
Samsung Galaxy S9 comes with 5.8-inch¬†Super AMOLED display 1440 x 2960 pixels of resolution and 18.5:9 aspect ratio. It offers¬†~83.6% screen-to-body ratio and supports¬†~570 PPI density. It has Corning Gorilla Glass 5 on the front as well as on the back side along with metal frame on the sides. It is powered by dual Quad-core CPU on board, the first Quad-core CPU clocks at 2.7 GHz Kryo 385 Gold and another Quad-core CPU CLocks at 1.7 GHz Kryo 385 Silver. It has¬†Qualcomm’s latest MSM8998 Snapdragon 845 chipset on board along with Adreno 630 GPU for amazing graphics experience.
In China, the Galaxy S9 will be available with 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB, 128GB and 256 GB internal storage option. You will get micro SD card slot on board in Dual-SIM Galaxy S9 variant which supports up to 400 GB external memory. The phone is featured with a 12-megapixel camera on the backside with¬†f/1.5 to f/2.4 variable aperture,¬†phase detection autofocus, OIS and LED flash. The rear camera of the phone can capture¬†slow-motion video at¬†960 fps which are¬†stretched to 6 seconds for creating¬†a slow-motion effect. It has an 8-megapixel camera on the front side with a f/1.7 aperture for taking selfies and video calling.
Samsung’s Galaxy S9 is packed with¬†Non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery (11.55 Wh) under the hood along with¬†Fast battery charging (Quick Charge 2.0) feature. It also¬†supports¬†Qi/PMA wireless charging (market dependent). The phone runs on Android 8.0 Oreo operating system out of the box. You will get the¬†Midnight Black, Coral Blue, Titanium Gray, Lilac Purple Galaxy S9 color options. It has a fingerprint sensor on the back side and also¬†Iris scanner. You will get the option to choose between single SIM and dual SIM model of the phone. The Galaxy S9 supports¬†Samsung Pay,¬†IP68 certified dust and water resistance,¬†3D Touch (home button only),¬†Always-on display feature, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC, USB¬†3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector.
Samsung Galaxy S9+ or Galaxy S9 Plus
Samsung Galaxy S9+ has bigger 6.2-inch Super AMOLED display with same¬†1440 x 2960 pixels of resolution and 18.5:9 ratio aspect ratio. It supports¬†~529 PPI density and offers¬†~84.2% screen-to-body ratio. It is powered by same Dual-quad Core¬†Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 845 processor under the hood along with Adreno 630 GPU for better graphics control.
It has 6 GB of RAM and 64 GB, 128 GB and 256 GB internal storage option. Dual SIM Galaxy S9+ model support micro SD card up to 400 GB. It featured with dual 12-megapixels cameras on the back side with OIS, phase detection autofocus, 2x optical zoom, LED flash. The first primary 12-megapixel camera has¬†f/1.5 to f/2.4 variable aperture and the secondary 12-megapixel camera has a f/2.4 aperture.¬† It also supports¬†slow-motion video at¬†960 fps which are¬†stretched to 6 seconds for creating¬†a slow-motion effect. It comes with 8-megapixel camera with a f/1.7 aperture for selfies.
The Galaxy S9+ (Galaxy S9 Plus) is packed with¬†Non-removable Li-Ion 3500 mAh battery (13.48 Wh) inside the body with¬†Fast battery charging (Quick Charge 2.0). It runs on Android 8.0 Oreo operating system out of the box. Yo will get the Galaxy S9+ in¬†Midnight Black, Coral Blue, Titanium Gray, Lilac Purple color options. It has a rear mounted fingerprint sens and also¬†Iris scanner.
Samsung Galaxy S9 will go on sale at¬†6100 Yuan (~$960) price tag while the Galaxy S9+¬†7000 Yuan (~$1100) price tag. You can also pre-order any smartphone from them, they are available on¬†Samsung’s official website in China.