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Why Nokia 8 Sirocco could spoil Samsung Galaxy S9's party

Why Nokia 8 Sirocco could spoil Samsung Galaxy S9's party

The S9 comes with 3,000mAh battery whereas the S9+ houses 3,500mAh battery. You can also order the phones online from the Samsung website or on Lazada. Buying the new Samsung flagship models should be easy for most buyers as cellular service provider announced the S9 is available for $26.34 a month while the bigger S9+ is available for $30.50 a month.

The phones come equipped with the latest Android OS, the Oreo, and runs on either Snapdragon 845 or Samsung's in-house chipset, the Exynos 9810. The camera (primary on the S9 Plus) uses two aperture sizes based on the lighting conditions.The phone's camera will use with a wider f/1.5 aperture in low-light conditions, while it switches to a f/2.4 aperture in bright conditions.

Packing an octa-core processor with 4GB of RAM, the Galaxy S8+ in question stands strong regardless of what you throw at it. More and more leading mobile providers have followed and wireless charging is now considered a standard feature in mobile phones.

Oh and there's a headphone jack.

The major improvements have been in this department and their tagline claims that the S9 and S9+ will "reimagine" the camera. Samsung says they are 1.4 times louder than the speakers on the previous flagships. It turns out that reinventing facial recognition technology in the form of a phone that can adapt to changes in your appearance - such as a new pair of glasses or facial hair - can pay off in a big way for a smartphone company.

- Both the S9 and the S9+ have a 8-megapixel front camera. This allows maximum light, capturing crisper colours and details with reduced noise.

The camera can also shoot super slow-motion videos at 960 frames per second.

Another big upgrade is the super slow-mo feature.

Samsung has also introduced Apple's Animoji like feature. Unlike Apple, who uses the existing emojis to be animated according to the expressions of the user, this feature converts your selfie into an emoji.

It's also £90 more than its S8+ predecessor which Samsung is now selling for £779. Lastly, Bixby Vision has been improved where it uses the camera to recognise objects like buildings and food to give a variety of information. Moreover, Samsung has collaborated with top beauty brands like Sephora and Covergirl, letting you try on make-up with the help of the front camera.

Here's everything you need to know about the Samsung S9 and S9+.

It will be available on the Google Play store from March 15.


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