Samsung Galaxy S9, S9+: What Makes This Duo A Powerful Phone?

South-Korea mobile giant Samsung has officially released its latest flagship devices: the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+. Before Samsung has officially unveiled both devices, there were huge online leaks leading to the company’s presser at Mobile World Congress.


One of the details that surfaced lately is that Samsung’s smartphone has reportedly upgraded its dual aperture cameras. Samsung is boasting that the camera of its new flagship has the ability to capture “super slo-mo” video.


But the most surprising information about the Samsung Galaxy S9 is the phone’s price. Both Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ would be cheaper compared to the rumors that surfaced.


Despite the duo’s reported expensive price, both the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ remain to be the most-sought smartphones. And in case you don’t know, we have rounded up the specs of Samsung’s latest smartphone as reported by The Inquirer.


– 148x69x8.5mm, 163g / 158x74x8.5mm, 189g
– 5.8in / 6.2in QHD+ Super AMOLED curved display (570ppi / 529ppi)
– Samsung 10nm Exynos 9810 CPU (4x 2.7GHz, 4x 1.9GHz)
– 3,000mAh / 3,500mAh batteries
– 64GB / 128GB storage with microSD expansion up to 400GB
– Cat 18 LTE support (1.2Gbps download speeds)
– Rear-mounted fingerprint scanner, front-facing iris scanner
– 12MP Dual Pixel camera with OIS (f/1.5, f/2.4) / Vertical dual rear-facing camera, 8MP front-facing camera
– Bixby AI assistant with dedicated button
– USB-C, 3.5mm headphone jack
– Stereo speakers
– Wireless charging support
– IP68 water and dust resistance
– Built-in FM radio
– Updated DeX Pad
– Midnight Black, Titanium Gray, and Coral Blue, Lilac Purple variants

Release date

Avid fans of Samsung in UK would be able to buy the Galaxy S9 and S9+ starting from March 16. But now they could pre-order the phones as the company announced that those who pre-ordered before March 7 at [23:59] GMT would be able to receive their devices seven days early on March 9.

Samsung Galaxy S9 Leak ‘Confirms’ The Company’s Expensive Secret

In the coming days, Samsung is slated to release its latest flagship, the Galaxy S9. We already heard about the good and bad news of the phone. And details of the Galaxy S9 are becoming clearer especially the phone’s pricing details.


Samsung Galaxy S9 Price


A reliable source of information asked if the Galaxy S9’s price is high. This question was raised by popular leaker Evan Blass. Samsung said the price of the Galaxy S9 is between $1, 044 and $1, 220 respectively.


Reports claim that the phone’s price was the tie-in with the leaked price in the United Kingdom. The phone’s price was leaked in the UK last week. Aside from the price, Samsung users are looking forward to the Galaxy S9. The company’s new flagship features a superior dual camera, veering away to Samsung’s tradition.


Should in case you feel that it’s quite expensive, Samsung users can opt to go for an inferior model. This would be possible if you don’t want to spend too much on a smartphone. Samsung would eventually increase the device’s prices, but the costs would be relatively the same.


Meanwhile, in Europe, the company had sold both the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus for only €799 and €899 when they launched in Europe. Samsung explains that the device’s prices in Europe include sales tax. Also, smartphones are really expensive in Europe.


The company also informed that Samsung users in the US might experience price increases. And it is possible; others claim that before the imposition of the sales tax, Galaxy S8 is priced at $799 while the Galaxy S8 Plus is expected to be sold between $899-$949.

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