At MWC 2018 Samsung held a press conference, in which was represented the ninth generation of its Galaxy smartphones: Galaxy S9 and S9+.
Technical characteristics of the devices a long «walk» across the network:
- Galaxy S9: 5,8″ (2960×1440), Snapdragon 845/ Exynos 9810, 4 GB RAM, 64 GB ROM, 12 MP (primary), 8 MP (front), 3000 mAh;
- Galaxy S9+: 6,2″ (2960×1440), 845 Snapdragon/ Exynos 9810, 6 GB RAM, 64 GB ROM, 12+12 MP (primary), 8 MP (front), 3500 mAh.
Both smartphone received protection from water and dust according to IP68 standard, «human», the location of the fingerprint scanner under the camera, stereo speakers from AKG (multimedia and spoken) with Dolby Atmos, a slot for memory cards microSD (up to 400 GB) and a 3.5 mm audio Jack.
A key feature of the device is a module main camera with optical stabilization and aperture variable between two values: f/1.5 and f/2.4. Everything else the smartphones can shoot video in 4K at 60 frames per second and slow motion video with Framatom 960 frames per second.
The mode is called Super Slow-Mo. It automatically determines the time when to «slow down» occurring. As if in slow motion the sound is not recorded, the device will prompt you to choose a background melody.
Ninth «galaxy» has acquired the function of face recognition and iris scan of the eye. In addition, Samsung has responded Animoji Apple — AR-Emoji.
The user scans the face to create a digital avatar, which you can change hairstyle, accessories and pick up the outfit. Avatar need to create a personalized living stickers. Instead of a digital copy you can use the «ready» characters. For example, Disney characters. AR-Emoji will work with third-party applications.
Innovation was not spared and digital assistant Bixby. He learned:
- To translate foreign texts;
- Count calories on the plate;
- To simulate the application of makeup on the face of the user.
The latter need to «test» cosmetics without the need to visit the stores. Any product can be immediately ordered.
Sale Galaxy S9 will start on March 16:
- Galaxy S9 (64 GB) — 59 990 rubles;
- Galaxy S9+ (64GB) — 66 990 rubles.
Pre-orders open from the 25th of February.