The thinking behind Samsung's new smartphones

The thinking behind Samsung's new smartphones

Similar to Apple's Animojis, the S9 and S9+ offer AR emojis which allow users to create 3D avatars and use these as part of the keyboard.

The smartphone highlights a 5.8-inch QHD+ Super AMOLED display working at a resolution of 1440x2960pixel with a pixel density of 570ppi, and an aspect ratio of 18.5:9.

Galaxy S9 is the dual aperture camera lens, with f-stop between f/1.5 and f/2.4. The user can switch between f/2.4 and f/1.5 depending on the shooting conditions.

Another big upgrade is the super slow-mo feature.

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"We deliver the innovations they want - like an immersive screen, extended battery life, a spectrum of unlocking options, and devices with expandable storage and a headphone jack", Samsung said in yesterday's announcement at MWC18 about its new phones. It is worth nothing that the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ have reduced heavily in prices which you can check out here using our best price comparison tool.

In terms of dimensions, the Galaxy S9 measures 147.7×68.7×8.5mm and weighs 163 grams; the Galaxy S9+ measures 158.1×73.8×8.5mm and weighs 189 grams.

The Galaxy S9 features a shatter-resistant Gorilla Glass and a 6.2-inch edge-to-edge display.

However, Samsung had maintained that it is "India's Number 1 smartphone company by a distance".

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The telephoto lens further supports 2x lossless zoom.

The S9 has a dual aperture camera. What's more interesting is that the S8+ packs cameras that put a lot of current flagships to shame, and can even record 4K video. It includes 12MP rear and 8MP front cameras and 3,000 mAh battery.

The biggest names in mobile devices are in Barcelona for Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2018, and the resurgent Nokia has just unveiled five new devices for 2018 - three mainstream Android handsets, one budget Android Go phone, and another rebooted classic from Nokia's past.

Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus: When will they come to India, what's the price? However, ahead of the launch day, the duo are available for pre-booking on Samsung's official India website. In the USA, the price of the Galaxy S9 starts at $719.99 (roughly Rs. 46,600). In the U.S., Verizon, AT&T and Sprint are raising prices from what the S8 cost at launch - to almost $800 for the regular-size S9 and more than $900 for the larger S9 Plus.

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It is evident that Foldable Galaxy X will cost higher that existing premium smartphones that Samsung sells.

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