Samsung’s recently launched Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus will be available for sale in India starting from March 6. The company unveiled both the smartphone at the very first day of MWC 2018 at Barcelona, Spain. Samsung has begun sending official invites to media outlets in India. The pre-booking for the smartphone has already been started via both offline and online mode.
As soon as the product ships to India, it will be available for offline sale in Samsung stores and other partnered stores and will also be available for sale on online shopping sites like Flipkart and others. Flipkart has listed the Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus but didn’t depict the price and availability of as of now.
There are just a few upgrades in Galaxy S9 as compared to its predecessor Galaxy S8. Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus both carry fingerprint scanner at the back portion but for the standard version, i.e., S9 it will be packed with a single camera setup while for S9 Plus there will be a placement of a dual-camera with the structure of the fingerprint reader. Samsung didn’t take a lift over specifications other than some upgrades in camera, and the highlight focused AR Emoji.
Galaxy S9 will come with a 5.8-inch QHD+ panel while the S9 Plus will feature a screen display of 6.2-inch. Both the devices are in-built with Exynos 9810 64-bit octa-core Soc in India. For hiked performance, this SoC will be combined with a 4GB of RAM in Galaxy S9 while 6GB of RAM in Galaxy S9 Plus. Iris scanner and face recognition were already present in the previous models of Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus, but they were not valid up to the mark, so this time that has been improved and now the combination of Iris scanning and face detection works best for the unlocking.
Along with Samsung’s Experience 9.0 UI, Android 8.0 will be the operating system in both the devices. Some price expectations reveal that for Galaxy S9 the 64GB and 256GB storage models will cost $958 and $1,088 respectively. While on the other hand for same storage options the Galaxy S9 Plus will cost $1,073 and $1,211.