Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus Review
Price, Pre Orders, Specs, Features, User Guide
Samsung has released its newest phones, the Galaxy S9 and the Galaxy S9 Plus. Here’s everything you need to know about Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus.
Galaxy S9 Camera
One of the great thing about Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus is the new cameras. The Galaxy S9 camera arrives with new features like mechanical aperture that automatically switches between two aperture settings for better low light shots. You can find mechanical aperture feature in DSLR cameras but now you have it on the Galaxy S9. You can see the change of the aperture directly with your eyes. Of course you can choose to manually select an aperture in the pro camera settings.
The Galaxy S9’s rear camera also support OIS, or optical image stabilization, allowing users to reduce blur and shake in their photos and videos.
Maybe Interested: Samsung Galaxy S9 User Manual
Samsung Galaxy S9’s new cameras offers many new camera tricks. The portrait mode allows users to take portrait selfies thanks to the new two cameras that help achieve the depth of field needed for portrait shots. Users will be able to get the blur background just like those on the Pixel 2 phones. To enjoy this feature simply go to the camera settings.
The other great things about the camera on the Galaxy S9 is the ability to take super slow-motion video. At the Galaxy S8’s slow-mo video, users will get 720 frames per second/fps but in the Galaxy S9, users will be able to get shoots at a peak of 960 fps. Please note that you won’t get the slow motion on the whole video but it will start and end at the usual 30 fps. The good news is you will get extra slow footage in between. Wonder how to use this feature? Simply let the program manage it or of course you may choose to set it manually. Samsung Galaxy S9 user guide will help you to master how to create slow motion video on the Galaxy S9. Your phone will also be able to create an animated GIF of your video. that you can share over any messaging app. You can loop it, reverse the order of the action and set the slow-motion GIF as your wallpaper.
Galaxy S9 Display
Samsung Galaxy S9 has a 5.8-inch screen with fingerprint scanner on the back, below the camera. The phone has all-screen display with similar design with the Galaxy S8. The Galaxy S9 Plus has 6.2-inch screen with new camera.
Galaxy S9 / S9+ Plus Pre orders
Samsung Galaxy S9 and the Galaxy S9 Plus are available for pre orders on March 2 at prices starting from $720 in the US for the Galaxy S9 and $870 for the Galaxy S9 Plus, depending on your carrier.
Galaxy S9 Price
Samsung Galaxy S9 is priced staring at $720 and it will cost more on some carriers. The Galaxy S9 and the Galaxy S9 Plus will hit the market on March 16 with preorders begin on March 2.
Samsung Galaxy s9 Plus has a dual rear camera and you will not find this specs on the Galaxy S9. With Samsung DeX Pad, you can turn your Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus into a touchpad PC after you connect a keyboard and monitor.
Samsung Galaxy S9 has a fingerprint reader on the back of the phone. The phone also has headphone jack and enhanced stereo surround sound. Powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset, the phone offers 25 percent faster processing speeds than the Galaxy S8 with longer battery life. However, you might also get Samsung Exynos 9810 processor instead of Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset (depends on your local region).
Samsung Galaxy S9 is available in three color options, Midnight Black, Lilac Purple and Coral Blue. The Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus will arrives globally in Midnight Black on the first day of the launch. Samsung also introduces new color options, Lilac Purple. The GAlaxy S9 and S9 Plus will also available in Coral Blue from the first day of the launch. Please note that not all the color options will be available globally at the first launch.
Samsung Trade Up and Save Program
So, what the program is all about? Samsung Trade Up and Save Program will be launch globally. The program helps you to get credits on when you turn in your old phone and buy a new Galaxy. Please note that this program is separate than trade-in programs from carriers, big box stores and websites.
What’s the difference between the Galaxy S9 and the Galaxy S9 Plus?
Well, the first difference is the size, of course. The other difference is the second lens on the back of the Galaxy S9 Plus. So, you have two rear cameras on the Galaxy S9 Plus, not on the Galaxy S9. The new lens of the S9 Plus is a telephoto which will allow users to create depth of field portrait shots with blurbackground.
The other differences are the battery capacity, where the S9 has 3,000 mAh and the S9 Plus has 3,500 mAh. The S9 has a 6.2-inch screen, while the S9 has a 5.8-inch screen. The s9 Plus will be more expensive than the original Type with the price rising by $100 in the US. Get the detail tutorial on how to maximize the use of the Galaxy S9 and the S 9 Plus on Samsung Galaxy S9 User Guide.