Samsung Galaxy S9 And S9+ Unveiled With Newest Qualcomm Chipset

The much talked about Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ has been unveiled at the on-going Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona Spain, which finally put to rest all the speculations making the rounds about the duo.

Although against expectation, the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ maintained similar look like previous S series but certain things are for sure entirely different as the new devices can be seen with upgraded software and hardware features.

For the first time, Samsung is using the new octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset in their devices and also it is worthy to note that apart from the screen sizes, RAM sizes and battery capacity, for the first time the Galaxy S9 and the S9+ are sharing variable camera aperture and only the S9+ featuring Live Focus on its secondary camera.

On the software aspect, the duo spots the latest android 8 Oreo OS and the Samsung Bixby virtual assistant is intact.

Their display is 5.8inches and 6.2inches with 2960 X 1440 resolutions and 18.5:9 aspect ratios. They both came with 12MP primary cameras and 8MP selfie shooter. While the S9 spots 4GB RAM the S9+ came with 6GB RAM and both have internal storage variants of 64GB/128GB/256GB.

And they feature 3000mAh and 3500mAh battery capacity, fingerprint scanner, Harman stereo speakers with Dolby Atmos.

Below are the full features of the Samsung Galaxy S9 and the Samsung Galaxy S9+

•  Network: 2G/3G and 4G LTE

•  Dimension: 147.7  X 68.7  X 8.5mm / 158.1 X 73.8 X 8.5

•  SIM: Single/Dual Nano SIM

•  Display: 5.8/6.2 inches super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen with 2960 X 1440 display resolution 

•  Camera: dual 12MP back camera with LED flash and a 8MP front facing camera

•  Video: 2160p@60fps

•  OS: Android 8 Oreo

•  Processor: 4 X 2.7 GHz Kryo and 4 X 1.7GHz 64 bit octa core Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset with Adreno 630

•  Memory and RAM: 64GB/128GB/256GB internal storage with 256GB expandable external MicroSD  and 4GB/6GB RAM

•  WiFi connectivity and Bluetooth:  WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac WiFi hotspot, WiFi direct and version 5.0 Bluetooth

•  Loud Speaker and Audio Port: Yes with 3.5mm jack


•  USB: Micro USB V 2.0

•  Battery: 3000mAh/3500mAh Li-ion battery with quick charge technology, wireless charging

•  Others: HTML5 browser, fingerprint scanner, iris scanner, water resistance, dust resistnace, Accelerometer and proximity sensors, document viewer, image viewer and editor, gyro, heart rate, FM radio etc.

The pre-order for the new Galaxy devices begin on the 2nd of March and the starting price for the Samsung Galaxy S9 is about $720 while that of the  Galaxy S9+ is starting out at $840

Samsung Galaxy S9 And S9+ Unveiled With Newest Qualcomm Chipset Samsung Galaxy S9 And S9+ Unveiled With Newest Qualcomm Chipset Reviewed by Edwin Akwudolu on 1:18:00 PM Rating: 5

1 comment:

  1. nawaooO $720 android smartphone just to whatsapp and facebook? hmm I rather spend such amount buying an iphone.


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