Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ Launched : Specifications, Price & Availability

Samsung galaxy s9 and s9 + (plus) launched

Almost after a long time of listing to the Rumors and Leaks, finally the South Korean giant Samsung has just launched its next gen latest flagship devices – Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ at the Mobile Word Congress 2018 event in Barcelona. Both of the device packs with powerful specifications and attractive features, let’s talk about its specifications.

Samsung Galaxy S9 specifications –

The Samsung galaxy s9 comes with a 18:5:9 sAMOLED 5.8” QHD+ (2960×1440) display with HDR10 Display color palette. The display is protected by a Corning Gorilla Glass 5 layer, also it has IP68 water and dust resistance rating. Under the hood, Samsung galaxy s9 has Qualcomm Snapdragon 845/Exynos 9810 SoC coupled with a 4GB RAM. With the new Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 or Exynos 9810, you can expect around 30% faster performance compared to last year’s Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 or the Exynos 8895.


Apart from this, galaxy s9 sports a 12MP rear camera with f/1.5 and f/2.4 variable aperture. It will allow the camera to intelligently switch between an aperture better for day time shots which enables the camera to take clearer photos in both Good and poor lighting conditions. Moreover there’s a 8MP front camera with auto focus fixed at the front of the device. Samsung Galaxy S9 runs on Android 8.0 Oreo with Samsung Experience 9.0 which brings an overhauled keyboard app, new Edge Lighting effects, more lock screen customization, and a few new features and the device also has Iris, Facial, and fingerprint recognition options. It has AKG tuned stereo speakers,3.5mm headphone jack.

This time Samsung has brought its 3D Emoji which allows you to make an avatar for yourself from a selfie that is quite similar to apple’s Animoji. Bixby button is here to stay on the Samsung Galaxy S9 flagship. You’ll get 64GB/128GB/256GB options moreover which is expendable upto 400GB using a Micro SD card. The powerful beast is boosted by a 3,000 mAh battery which supports Samsung’s adaptive fast charging.

Samsung Galaxy S9+ specifications –

As usual, Samsung has also launched a superior variant of its latest flagship, Galaxy S9+ which is tuned with extra features and specifications. It’ll be up for few extra dollars as compared to galaxy S9.

Galaxy S9+ features a 18:5:9 sAMOLED 6.2” QHD+ (2960×1440) display with HDR 10 Display color palette and Gorilla Glass 5 protection. The processor remains same on both of the devices (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845/Exynos 9810), but this plus variant has extra gigs of RAM. This Samsung galaxy s9+ has 6GB of RAM and comes in 64GB/128GB/256GB storage variant which is expandable using a microSD card.

The further improvement of galaxy s9+ is on the camera side. This device offers dual rear camera setup, 12MP camera with f/1.5 and f/2.4 variable aperture + 12MP zoom lens f/2.4. The second lens can be used for Samsung’s live focus mode which is just normal portrait mode that allows you to adjust the background blur after you take the picture. The camera also now has Super Slow Motion which is a 960fps slow motion burst at 720p resolution. There is a inside the device, other specifications are same as galaxy s9.

Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 price & availability –

Samsung galaxy s9 color variants

Galaxy S9 and S9+ will be available in four colors – Midnight Black, Coral Blue, Lilac Purple and Titanium Gray. Samsung Galaxy s9 would cost you around $800 or Roughly 51,000 Rupees, while the plus variant would cost your around $930 or 61,000 rupees roughly. In the United States, pre-orders will begin on March 2nd, 2018. While in India and other regions of the world, the availability is expected after 1 month from the date.