The recently unveiled 2018 flagship duo by Samsung- the Galaxy S9 and the Galaxy S9+ have officially arrived in India. Both the smartphones are now up for pre-orders via Flipkart and the company’s online store and will be up for grabs, starting March 16.
The Galaxy S9 and the Galaxy S9+ will be available in two internal storage variants: 64GB and 256GB. While the Galaxy S9 is priced at Rs 57,900 (64GB) and Rs 65,900 (256GB), the Galaxy S9+ comes with a price tag of Rs 64,900 (64GB) and Rs 72,900 (256GB).
For those who have forgotten, the Galaxy S9 comes with a 5.8-inch Infinity Quad HD+ Curved Super AMOLED display, while the elder sibling has an increased 6.2-inch one. Both the smartphones are powered by Exynos 9810 chipsets. The Galaxy S9 is equipped with 4GB of RAM while the Galaxy S9+ has 6GB of RAM. Additionally, the Galaxy S9 and the Galaxy S9+ are backed by 3,000mAh and 3,500mAh batteries with fast charging, respectively.
The Galaxy S9 comes with a single 12-megapixel rear snapper with Super Speed Dual Pixel AF sensor, LED flash and OIS and an 8-megapixel front camera. The Galaxy S9+ has dual rear cameras with dual OIS, Super Speed Dual Pixel AF sensor and LED flash, with the same 8-megapixel front shooter as the S9.
Both the Galaxy S9 and the Galaxy S9+ come with improved camera capabilities such as Super Slow-mo with a frame rate rated at 960fps, improved low-light photography with the new Dual aperture feature (f/1.5 f/2.4) for changed aperture, and the new AR Emoji much like Apple’s Animoji, however, being more life-like.
Furthermore, the smartphones come with improved Bixby, IP68 certification, fingerprint scanner, iris scanner, facial recognition, stereo speakers by ALG, and support for SmartThings app.
The Samsung Galaxy S9 and the Galaxy S9+ come in Midnight Black, Coral Blue, and Lilac Purple colour variants. However, the Midnight Black colour is only for the 256GB variant of the smartphones.