Built for a Way We Communicate Today: Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+

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SEOUL, Korea – Feb. 25, 2018 Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. introduces a Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+, a smartphones that reimagine a approach we communicate, share and knowledge a world. Made for a ways we increasingly promulgate and demonstrate ourselves with images, videos and emojis, a Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ expostulate creation with Samsung’s many modernized camera ever. Redesigned with a new twin orifice lens that powers an innovative low light camera, Super Slow-mo video capabilities and personalized AR Emoji, a Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ safeguard we never skip a impulse and make your bland epic.

Samsung Galaxy S9 in Lilac Purple, Coral Blue and Midnight Black.

Samsung Galaxy S9 in Lilac Purple, Coral Blue and Midnight Black.

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The Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ broach an extended party knowledge with absolute stereo speakers tuned by AKG, approximate sound upheld by Dolby Atmos and a polished edge-to-edge Infinity Display – a pivotal tack in Samsung’s settlement heritage. In addition, a Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ will come with a new SmartThings app, that unites Samsung’s existent IoT services into one single, intelligent experience.

“The approach we use a smartphones has altered as communication and self-expression has evolved,” said DJ Koh, boss and Head of IT Mobile Communications Division, Samsung Electronics. “With a Galaxy S9 and S9+, we have reimagined a smartphone camera. Not usually does a Galaxy S9 and S9+ capacitate consumers to fire a best photos and videos anywhere, it’s a smartphone that’s designed to assistance them bond to others and demonstrate themselves in a approach that’s singular and personal to them.”

Camera Reimagined

Today’s cameras are for some-more than holding cinema – they’re for joining and communicating. Consumers wish a smartphone camera with state-of-the-art technology, so they can demonstrate themselves with high-quality images and collection to tell their own, singular story. The Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ cameras are built with these consumers in mind, with a Super Speed Dual Pixel sensor with dedicated estimate energy and memory that can mix adult to 12 graphic images into one amazing, high peculiarity photo. The Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ camera facilities include:

  • Super Slow-mo: Make each day moments epic with dynamic, slow-motion video that captures 960 frames per second. The Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ also offers involuntary Motion Detection, an intelligent underline that detects transformation in a support and automatically starts to record – all users have to do is set adult a shot. After capturing a Super Slow-mo video, users can name credentials song from 35 opposite options.
  • Low Light Camera: Good lighting is a tip to any good photo. But often, photos are taken in less-than-ideal lighting conditions and many smartphone cameras have a bound orifice that can’t adjust to low or splendid lighting environments ensuing in grainy or cleared out pictures. Similar to a approach a iris of a tellurian eye expands and contracts, Samsung’s Dual Aperture[1] (F1.5 – F2.4) automatically lets in some-more light when it’s dim and reduction light when it’s too bright, holding photos that are frail and transparent anytime, anywhere.
  • AR Emoji: Samsung lets users emanate an emoji that looks, sounds and acts usually like them. AR Emoji uses a data-based appurtenance training algorithm, that analyzes a 2D picture of a user and maps out some-more than 100 facial facilities to emanate a 3D indication that reflects and imitates expressions, like winks and nods, for loyal personalization. AR Emoji uses a customary AGIF record format, so users can share their emojis opposite many third-party messaging platforms.
  • Bixby: Samsung’s comprehension platform, integrated into a camera, uses protracted existence and low training technologies to yield useful information about a user’s surroundings.[2] With real-time intent showing and recognition, Bixby now generates information directly on tip of a picture that a camera is indicating at. Users can interpret unfamiliar languages and banking in genuine time with Live Translation, learn about their surroundings, squeeze products seen in a genuine universe from retailers such as Walmart and Sam’s Club, or lane calories via a day.[3]

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Entertainment Reimagined

Smartphones are mostly a go-to choice for entertainment, that is because Samsung combined a device that offers reward sound practice with stereo speakers tuned by AKG. Whether users are examination their favorite film or streaming their favorite artist’s latest album, sounds are clear, frail and abounding in quality. The Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ also support Dolby Atmos enabled approximate sound, giving a outcome of 360-degree sound.

The Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ audio knowledge is complemented by Samsung’s insubordinate Infinity Display. First introduced on a Galaxy S8, a bold, splendid Super AMOLED Infinity Display blends right into a phone with probably no distracting bezels. With an adaptive contrariety enhancement, users can use their device even in approach sunlight.

A Device that Fits with a Connected Lifestyle

As a initial smartphone to support a new SmartThings app, a Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ are a executive heart to conduct each facet of a connected lifestyle during home, during a bureau or on a go. The SmartThings App will be introduced with S9 and Galaxy S9+ and will bond to other Samsung and non-Samsung devices.

For those constantly on a move, a next-generation Samsung DeX empowers a mobile lifestyle by bringing a large, full-screen knowledge to a mobile handset. With DeX Pad, a new advancing system, users can simply bond a Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ to a incomparable monitor, keyboard and rodent to enhance a mobile knowledge with extended request modifying or even full-screen gaming. Users can renovate a Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ into a Touch Keyboard[4] and Touch Pad with a DeX Pad.[5]

The Best Comes Standard with a Galaxy Foundation

Samsung sets a bullion customary for smartphones including IP68 H2O and dirt resistance, and quick wireless charging. The Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ go a step beyond. The inclination now support expandable memory of adult to 400GB and are versed with a latest reward focus processors charity absolute performance, quick network speeds and worldly picture processing.

In addition, a Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ give users a assent of mind meaningful that their phone is stable by Knox 3.1, Samsung’s latest defense-grade confidence platform. The Galaxy S9 and S9+ support 3 opposite biometric authentication options – iris, fingerprint, and facial capitulation – so users can name a best approach to strengthen their device and applications. The inclination support Intelligent Scan, a new corroboration mode that cleverly fuses a common strength of iris scanning and facial capitulation record to fast and conveniently clear a user’s phone in any environment. The Galaxy S9 and S9+ deliver Dedicated Fingerprint, giving users a choice to use a opposite fingerprint to entrance Secure Folder than a one used to clear a phone.

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Preorder and Availability

In a U.S., Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ will be offering in Lilac Purple, Midnight Black and Coral Blue for conduit and Unlocked by Samsung versions. Preorders start Mar 2, 2018. ATT, Sprint, T-Mobile, U.S. Cellular, Verizon Wireless and Xfinity mobile will lift Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ in stores commencement Mar 16, 2018, as good as during Best Buy stores and BestBuy.com, Amazon, Costco, Sam’s Club, Target and Walmart. Cricket Wireless and MetroPCS will offer Galaxy S9 and S9+ in Midnight Black. Samsung Galaxy S9 Enterprise Edition will be accessible in Midnight Black. The new inclination will be accessible commencement Mar 16, 2018.

Available by Samsung.com and a Shop Samsung app, a Unlocked Galaxy S9 is $719.99 or $30/month for 24 months financing, and a incomparable Unlocked Galaxy S9+ is accessible for $839.99 or $35/month for 24 months financing[6].

Starting Mar 2, 2018, consumers who pre-order a Samsung Galaxy S9 or Galaxy S9+ can save adult to $350 with subordinate trade-in[7]. The graduation will final for a singular time and is accessible during Samsung.com, a Shop Samsung app and name retailers. Visit samsung.com/us/trade-in for some-more information.

Samsung Premium Care

With Samsung Premium Care, we get some-more than usually insurance for your device, we get a group of Samsung pros prepared to come to you. Just collect a time and place, and they’ll yield one-on-one technical support and assistance for all from a setup of your device, to troubleshooting, to palm smoothness of a deputy should anything occur to your phone. Premium Care is partial of Samsung’s joining to safeguard that your plcae is a location, anywhere in a U.S. Enroll your new Galaxy S9 or Galaxy S9+ and get one month of insurance free. For some-more information, greatfully visit: https://www.samsung.com/us/support/premium-care/.

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Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ Product Specifications

Galaxy S9
Galaxy S9+

Android 8 (Oreo)

5.8-inch Quad HD + Curved Super AMOLED, 18.5:9 [1],[2] (570ppi)
6.2-inch Quad HD + Curved Super AMOLED, 18.5:9 8, 9 (529ppi)

147.7mm x 68.7mm x 8.5mm, 163g, IP68[3]
158.1mm x 73.8mm x 8.5mm, 189g, IP68 10

Rear: Super Speed Dual Pixel 12MP AF sensor with OIS (F1.5/F2.4)
Rear: Dual Camera with Dual OIS

Front: 8MP AF (F1.7)
–       Wide-angle: Super Speed Dual Pixel 12MP AF sensor (F1.5/F2.4)
–       Telephoto: 12MP AF sensor (F2.4)
–       Front: 8MP AF (F1.7)

10nm, 64-bit, Octa-core processor (2.8 GHz Quad + 1.7 GHz Quad)


64GB + Micro SD Slot (up to 400 GB)[5]
64GB + Micro SD Slot (up to 400GB) 11


Fast Wired Charging concordant with QC 2.0
Fast Wireless Charging concordant with WPC and PMA

Enhanced 4X4 MIMO / CA, LAA, LTE Cat.18

Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4/5GHz), VHT80 MU-MIMO, 1024QAM, Bluetooth® v 5.0 (LE adult to 2Mbps), ANT+, USB type-C, NFC, Location (GPS, Galileo, Glonass, BeiDou)[6]


Iris sensor, Pressure sensor, Accelerometer, Barometer, Fingerprint sensor, Gyro sensor, Geomagnetic sensor, Hall sensor, HR sensor, Proximity sensor, RGB Light sensor

Lock type: pattern, PIN, password

Biometric close type: iris scanner, fingerprint scanner, face recognition, Intelligent Scan: biometric authentication with iris scanning and facial recognition

Stereo speakers tuned by AKG, Dolby Atmos enabled approximate sound,


Virtual Reality
Gear VR with Controller (SM-R325NZVAXAR), Google Daydream View

DeX Pad: Cooling Fan, HDMI, USB 2.0 (2), USB C-type pier for charging

DeX Station: Cooling Fan, HDMI, Ethernet, USB 2.0 (2), USB C-type pier for charging

[1] The Dual Aperture supports F1.5 mode and F2.4 mode. Dual Aperture is commissioned on a back camera (Galaxy S9) and back wide-camera (Galaxy S9+)

[2] Bixby use ability might change by nation or carrier. Samsung Account log-in and information network (wifi or internet connection) compulsory to entirely work Bixby features. Voice Command recognizes English (U.S.), Mandarin Chinese and Korean. Not all accents, dialects and expressions are recognized. Voice Command works with a select, flourishing list of Samsung and third-party apps. See “Apps with Voice” in Bixby for a list of concordant apps.

[3] Samsung Account log-in and information network (wifi or internet connection) required. Translation speed might change depending on internet tie and word count. This duty is singular to comparison languages. For a full list of languages greatfully revisit www.samsung.com/galaxy

[4] Touch Keyboard duty to be enclosed in a arriving program update.

[5] DeX Pad will come with HDMI cable, wall horse and information cable. Use of strange HDMI wire and horse enclosed with DeX Pad is recommended. Accessories including guard sole separately. To implement DeX (Galaxy Desktop), possibly DeX Station or DeX Pad is required. Both are sole separately. Certain apps might not run or might need permit (for purchase) on Samsung DeX. DeX Pad supports Galaxy S9/S9+ only. (Galaxy S8/S8+ and Galaxy Note8 might be upheld after with OS update.)

[6] Subject to credit capitulation from Samsung Financing Program Account released by TD Bank, N.A.

[7] Terms and conditions request and change by retailer.

[8] Screen totalled diagonally as a full rectangle but accounting for a dull corners

[9] Default fortitude is Full HD+ and can be altered to Quad HD+ (WQHD+) in Settings

[10] Carrying an IP68 dirt and H2O insurgency rating. Based on exam conditions of submersion in adult to 1.5 meters of uninformed H2O for adult to 30 minutes

[11] May differ by marketplace and mobile operator

[12] User memory is reduction than a sum memory due to storage of a handling complement and program used to work a device features. Actual user memory will change depending on a user and might change after program upgrades are performed.

[13] Galileo and BeiDou coverage might be limited

Source: Samsung Newsroom

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