The design is still somewhat S8 esque ,the major difference is the fingerprint reader which now sits below the camera unit unlike the pervious version which had the reader placed at the side . Other design elements include IP 68 ingress protection , a headphone jack , and a front mounted 3D touch module for feedback .Both the front and back of the S9 and S9+ are covered with a sheet of Gorilla glass 5 and this the front panel provides protection to a new well placed IRIS scanner and a 5.8” 2690x1440p Super AMOLED panel on the S9 and a 6.2” 2960x1440p Super Amoled panel on the S9+ . Both displays support HDR10 .
The main selling point of the New S9 and S9+ are its new camera modules , the main 12mp PDAF sensor found on both the S9 and the S9+ ,feature a variable aperture diaphragm which can auto adjust from F1.5 to f2.4 depending on the lighting situation . The phones feature a 1\2.55” sensor size and they feature a 1.4 micrometer pixel size each , the main modules of the S9 and S9+ feature OIS stabilization ,while the secondary 12MP 1\3.6” sensor module on the S9+ has no mechanical stabilization and it has a fixed f2.4 aperture . Both phones feature 8mp 1\3.6” sensors up front , and these units have an f1.7 fixed aperture .
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Other features include QI wireless charging support and USB C fast charging ,AR emojis ,Android OREO (8) out of the box and FM radio which is also said to make a comeback in some regions and users who want a desktop experience will be happy to note that the two phones support DEX as well . The battery on the S9 is a 3000 mAh unit while the S9+ comes with a beefier 3500 mAh one . The Galaxy S9 will ship on March 16th
Written by Rakitha for MasHD
Source - news.samsung