The Galaxy S9, which was recently launched by South Korean tech giant Samsung, is a pretty piece of technology. The phone looks similar to its predecessor, i.e., the Galaxy S8, and has the same display size, battery and RAM space.
Here are some technical specifications of the Samsung Galaxy S9.
- It comes with an Android Oreo operating system
- It has a 12-megapixel auto-focus rear camera and an 8-megapixel auto-focus front camera
- It is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor and 4GB of RAM. The phone has inbuilt memory options of 64 and 256GB.
- It has a 3000mAh battery with a water/dust resistance of IP68 rating.
The biggest difference between the S8 and S9 is an updated camera that comes loaded with an arsenal of functionalities. The phone’s dual aperture mode allows the user to switch between apertures modes of F1.5 and F2.4, making it easier to shoot in conditions of high and low light.
Let us take a closer look at some interesting features of Samsung Galaxy S9
This feature is Samsung’s response to Apple’s Animoji. AR emoji lets you turn into an Emoji just by taking a selfie. AR emoji maps out 100 different points on the user’s face to create a 3D model. These emojis and can be used with regular messages.
As we were discussing the camera features of the Samsung Galaxy S9, the camera comes equipped with a Super Slow-mo feature that shoots video at 960 frames per second.
The phone’s Live Translation app lets you take a photo of a signboard in a foreign language, which will get translated automatically. The onboard software version that enables the translation is Bixby Vision. The same Bixby Vision can also perform functions such as estimate calories in meals and tally up intake in the Samsung Health app.
The Samsung Galaxy S9 offers stereo output, which cranks up the volume 40 percent louder than its predecessors. The incorporation of 7000-series aluminum redefines enhanced durability.
To make room for a bigger display, the Samsung Galaxy S9 has moved it fingerprint scanner to the back of the phone.
Samsung’s previous flagship phones usually worked with DeX, which is a type of dock that turns a phone’s functionality into a full-fledged computer. This year, the Samsung Galaxy S9 can be used with a DeX Pad that uses the phone’s display as a trackpad.
The Samsung Galaxy S9 comes in three colors: Midnight black, Coral Blue, and Lilac purple. The Samsung Galaxy S9 has a starting price of approximately $720 and is scheduled to be launched in March this year; the Galaxy S9 Plus has a starting price of approximately $840.