Samsung Launches the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ in India, Preorders Already Open

As expected, Samsung has finally launched the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ in India on Tuesday. Remember that both of the Samsung Galaxy S9 series flagship smartphones were introduced in the Mobile World Congress last month.
Samsung’s flagship smartphone is the most focused on the camera. Rear camera of both smartphones come with the variable aperture sensor, while the Samsung Galaxy S9+ comes with Dual Rear Camera setup. 
In the appearance, the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ are just like their predecessors but some important changes have been made. In the launch event, Samsung India provided information on the price and availability of the Samsung Galaxy S9 and Samsung Galaxy S9+.
Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus

Samsung Galaxy S9, Galaxy S9+ Price and launch offer in India

64GB model of Samsung Galaxy S9 will be available in Indian market for Rs 57,900. At the same time, the price of the initial models of the Galaxy S9+ will be Rs 64,900. The price of the Samsung Galaxy S9 and the Galaxy S9+ of 256GB variants will be Rs 65,900 and Rs 72,900 respectively. 128GB variant has not been launched in the Indian market for now.

Talk about the launch offer, HDFC Bank’s credit card user will get cashback of Rs 6,000 with the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+. Cashback will also be given on shopping through the PaytmMall app.

Specifications and Features of Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S 9+

The most important feature of the Samsung Galaxy S9 and the Galaxy S9+ is the primary rear camera sensor with a dual-aperture setup. This sensor is capable of shooting at sufficient light on F/2.4 aperture. At the same time, it will automatically start working on the F/1.5 aperture in low light. Samsung claims that Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ sensors in this situation capture 28 percent more light. 

Another important feature of the new camera is the Super Slow Motion mode, which works like Sony’s latest flagship smartphone Xperia XZ2. This phone will be able to record videos at a rate of 960 frames per second. You can export this footage as a GIF or you can create animated wallpapers on your phone.
In response to Apple’s animosity, Samsung has introduced AR emoji this time. But this feature is very different. Samsung’s AR emoji is a kind of virtual avatar. With this, you will be able to draw your 3D picture and make customized emoji from it. You will find 18 different expressions. 
This time the camera app has a Bixby vision. You will now have the facility of live translation. The existing building or place will be identified in the frame. But this feature will be for select areas only. 
As mentioned earlier, the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus are the same as their old variants in terms of looks and design, but some important changes have been made. The most important of these, now the fingerprint sensor sits at a new place. In the S8 and S8 Plus, this sensor was next to the camera module on the rear side. But in the latest Samsung flagship phone, it has come under the camera.
Samsung says it has made Bezel slimmer on the bottom and the top.Both phones in the Galaxy S9 family are equipped with a 10 nm 64-bit octa-core chipset. There will be three variants based on storage – 64, 128 and 256 GB. 
All three variants will support up to 400GB microSD card. You’ll get Android 8 Oreo experience. The connectivity feature includes Gigabit LTE, dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11 AC, USB-Type C, Bluetooth 5.0 and 3.5mm headphone jack. Both phones have an 8-megapixel front camera with F/1.7 aperture. 
Samsung Galaxy S9 has a 5.9-inch Quad HD+ Curved Super AMOLED 18:5:9 display, 4GB RAM, 3000 mAh battery. At the rear, there is a 12-megapixel autofocus sensor that is equipped with optical image stabilization and super speed dual pixel technology. Its thickness is 8.5 millimetres and weighing 163 grams.

At the same time, the Samsung Galaxy S9+ has a 6.2-inch quad HD+ curved super AMOLED 18:5:9 display, 6GB RAM and 3500 mAh battery. The phone has a dual rear camera setup of 12 megapixels. The thickness of this phone is 8.5 millimetres and weighing 189 grams.

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