Samsung Galaxy S9, S9+ offer better camera, ‘Slow-mo’ videos


In a bid to take on Apple iPhone X, Samsung unveiled Galaxy S9 and S9+ smartphones that come with “Super Slow-mo” video, a new “Dual Aperture” lens powering an innovative low-light camera and “AR Emoji” for creating personalised experiences.

Although prices are yet to be announced, S9 may cost around $720 and S9+ nearly $840.

In terms of specifications, Galaxy S9 and S9+ are powered with Snapdragon 845 processor.

The S9 houses 4GB RAM whereas the S9+ has 6GB RAM. The S9 comes with 3,000mAh battery whereas the S9+ houses 3,500mAh battery.

“The way we use our smartphones has changed as communication and self-expression has evolved,” said DJ Koh, president and Head of IT and Mobile Communications Division, Samsung Electronics.

The “Infinity Display” screen comes with 18.5:9 aspect ratio and a QHD+ resolution.

“With the Galaxy S9 and S9+, we have reimagined the smartphone camera. Galaxy S9 and S9+ enable consumers to shoot great photos and videos anywhere,” Koh told the packed house at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) here late on Sunday.