Samsung Galaxy S9 and Samsung Galaxy S9+ launched today in India starting at Rs. 57900 and Rs. 64900

Samsung launched the Galaxy flagship smartphone Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ today in India as promised. Both the Samsung Galaxy S9 and Samsung Galaxy S9+ phones have Infinity Display – an end-to-end, bezel-less screen that extends to the phone’s sides with Corning Gorilla Glass S protection. The stereo speakers is also one of the loudest speaker in Galaxy series smartphone also tuned by AKG and support Dolby Atmos. Both phones have the ability to create 3D model emojis using machine learning that analyze and map more than 100 facial features. These can be shared with third-party messaging platform also.

The Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ are IP68 waterproof and dust proof. They have several inbuilt sensor like Accelerometer, Fingerprint Sensor, Gyro Sensor, Barometer, Geomagnetic Sensor, Heart Rate Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Hall Sensor, RGB Light Sensor, Iris Sensor and Pressure Sensor. It also comes with Stereo speakers, Ultra High Quality Audio Playback – PCM: Up to 32 bits; DSD: DSD64/128. It also has 960fps Super Slow-mo video option and automatic Motion Detection with intelligent feature that detects movement in the frame and automatically begins to record. You can also add background music from one of the 35 different background music or your favorite playlist to your captured super slow-mo video.

Samsung Galaxy S9

Samsung Galaxy S9 specifications

Display

The phone sports a 5.8-inch Quad HD+ Super AMOLED Infinity display with 570ppi, Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection with a resolution of 2960 × 1440 pixels.

Platform

It is powered by Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 with Adreno 630 GPU / Octa-Core Samsung Exynos 9 Series 9810 processor with Mali G72MP18 GPU and runs on Android 8.0 (Oreo).

Storage

The device comes 6GB LPDDR4x RAM with 128GB storage (UFS 2.1 that can be expanded using microSD card.

Camera

It has a 12MP primary rear camera with f/2.4-f/1.5 variable aperture, LED Flash, 480fps super slo-mo and 12MP secondary rear camera with f/2.4 aperture.

On the front side it has 8MP auto focus front-facing camera with wide-angle lens

Connectivity

The mobile supports 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac (2.4/5GHz), VHT80 MU-MIMO, Bluetooth 5 (LE up to 2Mbps), GPS with GLONASS, USB 3.1, NFC, MST with Single / Hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano / microSD)

Battery and Dimensions

The mobile packs 3500mAh battery with fast Charging both on wired and wireless (WPC and PMA) charging

Price and availability

The Samsung Galaxy S9 (64 GB) is priced at Rs 57,900 and Samsung Galaxy S9 (256 GB Midnight Black) is priced at Rs. 65,900. It comes in Titanium Gray, Lilac Purple, Midnight Black and Coral Blue colors.

Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus

Samsung Galaxy S9+ specifications

Display

The phone sports a 6.2-inch Quad HD+ Super AMOLED Infinity display with 529ppi, Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection with a resolution of 2960 × 1440 pixels.

Platform

It is powered by Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 with Adreno 630 GPU / Octa-Core Samsung Exynos 9 Series 9810 processor with Mali G72MP18 GPU and runs on Android 8.0 (Oreo).

Storage

The device comes 4GB LPDDR4x RAM with 64GB storage (UFS 2.1) that can also be expanded microSD card.

Camera

It has a 12MP Dual Pixel rear camera with LED Flash, f/2.4-f/1.5 variable aperture, 480fps super slo-mo and 8MP auto focus front-facing camera with wide-angle lens

Connectivity

The mobile supports 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac (2.4/5GHz), VHT80 MU-MIMO, Bluetooth 5 (LE up to 2Mbps), GPS with GLONASS, USB 3.1, NFC, MST with Single / Hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano / microSD)

Battery and Dimensions

The mobile packs 3000mAh battery with fast Charging both on wired and wireless (WPC and PMA) charging.

Price and availability

The Samsung Galaxy S9+ (64 GB) is priced at Rs. 64,900 and Samsung Galaxy S9+ (256 GB Midnight Black) is priced at Rs.72,900. It comes in Titanium Gray, Lilac Purple, Midnight Black.

Launch offers for Samsung Galaxy S9 and Samsung Galaxy S9+

  • Up to 22,500 off on exchange + additional exchange bonus of Rs. 6000 on select phones
  • HDFC Credit Card cashback (on both EMI and non EMI transactions) of Rs. 6000 or cashback when making a full payment using HDFC Credit Cards or by paying through HDFC CD Loan
  • Paytm mall cashback – Rs. 6000
  • No Cost EMIs on 3/6/9/12/18 months on Samsung Shop
  • Jio – Rs. 4999 annual plan offers 1TB data, unlimited calls and SMS
  • Vodafone – 1 year free Netflix subscription on RED plans starting at Rs.999 till April 30, 2018
  • Vodafone pre-paid – Recharge with Rs. 199 and get unlimited voice and 1.4GB/day and an additional 10GB free data every month for next 10 recharges.
  • Airtel – Own an S9 at down payment of Rs. 9900 and monthly postpaid tariff of Rs. 2499 over 24 months and get 2TB data and other benefits
  • Airtel – Special “Double Data” offer on Airtel Infinity Rs. 499 (80GB) & Rs. 799 (120GB) postpaid plans with Unlimited voice & SMS + Amazon Prime (1 year) + Handset Protection

The Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ are available exclusively on Flipkart for pre-order starting from 2PM today. Both these phones are also available for order from select retail stores offline. The shipping will start from March 16. However, the Samsung Galaxy S9+ 256GB variant will be sold exclusively at Samsung exclusive stores, Samsung Shop and Reliance Digital stores.

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