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Out of the box Galaxy S9 is out at last

Just now Samsung has announced their latest flagship phones Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 plus at MWC 2018Barcelona ending all the speculations and rumours. Now the Titans of high end mobile like Apple and Google (iPhone X and Pixel respectively) have something to worry about.

Specification of the super charge mobile handset.

Criteria S9
Screen 5.8 Inches
Operating system Android oreo
Camera Variable aperture ( enabling low light photos)
Finger print sensor At the rear below the camera
Available from March 2018
Price $ 720 ~ $850
Pre-order From 2 March
Buyback Yes , $350 plus
Battery Bigger and power packed
Connectivity to PC Possible through DeX Dock
Touch pad Yes , the screen acts in lieu of mouse
Processor Samsung Exynos 9810/ Qualcom Snapdragon 845
Colours coral blue and lilac purple, sedate black or gray.
External SD card Yes

 

A couple of feature worth mentioning:

  • On the outset there in not much of a difference to the last year release S8 However the camera is state of the art. The variable aperture is something unique.
  • The shifting of the finger print sensor makes accidental tampering of the camera eye.
  • The headphone jack is retained in S9. (IPhone X has no headphone jack).
  • Enhanced stereo surround sound system.   The microphone acts as a second speaker.
  • The Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset inside offers betetr perfomance.
  • IP68 water proofing
  • Wireless charging
  • Slimmer bezel

The architecture is core 8. Samsung bang on the camera of S9 more this time which can automatically switches between two aperture settings — F2.4 for daylight and F1.5 for low light — to give you better low light shots.

Portrait selfies and Super slow-motion video are enabled with the new  “selfie focus”feature that  blurs your background to emphasize your face.The 720 fps (frames per second) in HD quality, but the S9 shoots at a peak of 960 fps,

 

Comparison Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus specs versus iPhone X and Google Pixel 2 XL

Samsung Galaxy S9 Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus Apple iPhone X Google Pixel 2 XL
Display size, resolution 5.8-inch; 2,960×1,440 pixels 6.2-inch; 2,960×1,440 pixels 5.8-inch; 2,436×1,125 pixels 6-inch; 2,880×1,440 pixels
Pixel density 570ppi 529ppi 458ppi 538ppi
Dimensions (Inches) 5.81×2.70×0.33 in 6.22×2.91×0.33 in 5.7×2.79×0.30 in 6.2×3.0x0.3 in
Dimensions (Millimetres) 147.7×68.7×8.5 mm 158.1×73.8×8.5 mm 143.6×70.9×7.7 mm 157.9×76.7×7.9 mm
Weight (Ounces, Grams) 5.75 Oz; 163g 6.66 Oz; 189g 6.14 Oz; 174 g 6.17 Oz; 175 g
Mobile software Android 8.0 Oreo Android 8.0 Oreo iOS 11 Android 8 Oreo
Camera 12-megapixel Dual 12-megapixel Dual 12-megapixel 12-megapixel
Front-facing camera 8-megapixel 8-megapixel 7-megapixel 8-megapixel
Video capture 4K 4K 4K 4K
Processor Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor (2.8GHz + 1.7GHz), or Octa-core Samsung Exynos 9810 (2.7 GHz + 1.7 GHz) Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor (2.8GHz + 1.7GHz), or Octa-core Samsung Exynos 9810 (2.7 GHz + 1.7 GHz) Apple A11 Bionic Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 (2.35Ghz + 1.9Ghz)
Storage 64GB, 128GB, 256GB 64GB, 128GB, 256GB 64GB, 256GB 64GB, 128GB
RAM 4GB 6GB Unlisted 4GB
Expandable storage Up to 400GB Up to 400GB None None
Battery 3,000mAh 3,500mAh Unlisted 3,520mAh
Fingerprint sensor Back Back None (Face ID via True Depth camera) Back
Connector USB-C USB-C Lightning USB-C
Headphone jack Yes Yes No No
Special features Dual-aperture camera, water-resistant (IP68); super slo-mo video; wireless charging; iris scanning Dual-aperture camera, water-resistant (IP68); super slo-mo video; wireless charging; iris scanning Water resistant (IP67), wireless charging, Face ID Google Assistant; unlimited cloud storage; Daydream VR-ready
Price off-contract (USD) Varies: $720-$800 (64GB) Varies: $840-$930 (64GB) $999 (64GB), $1,149 (256GB) $849 (64GB), $949 (128GB)
Price (GBP) £739 £869 £999 (64GB), £1,149 (256GB) £799 (64GB), £899 (128GB)
Price (AUD) AU$1,199 (64GB); AU$1,349 (256GB) AU$1,349 (64GB); AU$1,499 (256GB) AU$1,579 (64GB), AU$1,829 (256GB) AU$1,399 (64GB), AU$1,549 (128GB)
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