Samsung Galaxy S9

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Introduction and Design:

The Samsung Galaxy S9 is a high-end power-packed Android smartphone introduced by the South Korean handset makers. The device features a 5.8-inch Super AMOLED Full HD+ Always-On display which is further protected by Corning’s Gorilla Glass. Underneath, there is an octa-core Exynos 9810 processor which is coupled with 4GB of RAM. The handset sports an iris-scanner and a fingerprint reader. The fingerprint sensor combined with a heart rate monitor is slotted at the back next to the rear camera. The Galaxy S9, like its predecessor, is slim and ships with narrow bezels. Also, there is IP68 certification which makes the smartphone dust proof and water resistant. The Samsung Galaxy S9 can also be charged wirelessly, and the stereo speakers ensure a high-quality audio experience.

Performance and Camera:

Users can expect top-notch performance on the Samsung Galaxy S9 as the device is armed with a 2.3GHz octa-core Exynos 9 chipset and 4GB of RAM. There are no performance concerns with applications or gaming.
For imaging, the smartphone is also well armed. It comes with dual 12-megapixel rear shooters which are backed by a dual-tone LED flash that can handle low-light photos and videos. With optical image stabilization and phase detection autofocus, the imaging piece can capture good photos in most lighting conditions. On the front, there is an 8-megapixel front-facing shooter for video calls and selfies.

Display and Battery:

On top, there is a 6-inch QHD+ Super AMOLED display which is stunning and has a vivid colour reproduction that makes videos and games more enjoyable than ever.
The smartphone is fuelled by a non-removable Li-Ion 3,000mAh battery which is tipped to last longer than the Galaxy S8. The battery on the Samsung Galaxy S9 also has support for fast charging.

Connectivity and Storage:

Connectivity options on the Galaxy S9 remain unaltered to that of the Galaxy S8. For connectivity, there are options like 4G, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, GPS, NFC, Bluetooth 5.0, and a USB Type-C port.
For storing files and data, one can use the 64GB of onboard storage which as per the user can be expanded via a microSD card using the Hybrid SIM slot up to 256GB.

Price in India:

Samsung Galaxy S9 Price in India. Samsung Galaxy S9 Price starts at Rs. 57,900. This phone is available in 64 GB, 256GB storage variants.

Verdict:

The Samsung Galaxy S9 is a great phone, but one that hasn’t really kicked on from the Galaxy S8, bringing a very similar design and screen to 2017’s version. The improved biometrics were sorely needed, and the camera is a leap forward, but the amazing low light capabilities have resulted in sacrifices elsewhere. A top, top phone, but the S9 Plus outshines it.

Rating:

4.7/5.0 – mysmartprice

4.0/5.0 – techradar

8.0/10.0 – gadgetsnow

 

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