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MWC 2018: Samsung Galaxy S9, S9+ first look

At MWC 2018, Samsung has expanded its smartphone portfolio, along with new launches for its desktop offerings. Here's a look.

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Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ smartphones have officially been unveiled at MWC 2018 in Barcelona.The successors to the Galaxy S8 and S8+, the new flagship phones are expected to compete with other premium smartphone offerings, including the Google Pixel series and the Apple iPhone X. Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ come with major improvements on the camera front as well as the processor. Though the dual camera setup is limited to the Galaxy S9+ variant, which also supports the ‘Bokeh’ feature.
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Samsung has also introduced a new AR Emoji feature, the tech giant's take on Apple's Animoji. The AR emoji feature will let users scan their faces and create an animated cartoon version of them.These can be shared via SMS and third-party apps like WhatsApp, etc. Users can apparently apply 18 different expressions for these emojis.
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Samsung Galaxy S9+ has 12MP +12MP dual cameras on the back with dual OIS and allows for the ‘Bokeh’ feature. The wide-angle 12MP sensor has f/1.5 and f/2.4 aperture while the telephoto lens is also 12MP with f/2.4 aperture. The front camera on both phones is 8MP with f/1.7 aperture. The Galaxy S9 has a 12MP rear camera. Both Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ will support super slow motion videos at 960 frames per second.
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Samsung has introduced some new features to the Bixby as well. The company’s virtual assistant will now support live translation via the camera. The feature gets activated as a user points the camera to a sign or text written in a different language. The Indian languages supported on Bixby camera include Hindi, Punjabi, Bengali, Urdu, and Gujarati among others. Users can point the camera to food items to know the calorie content in them.
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Samsung Galaxy S9 feature dual-stereo speakers and Dolby Atmos audio quality, along with a 3.5mm headphone jack support. The phones are IP68-rated for water and dust-resistant. Another big change is that Samsung has shifted the fingerprint sensor below the rear camera module on the new phones. Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ support face and iris scan feature.
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Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ will be powered by the Exynos 9810 octa-core processor in international markets, including India, while the US market will receive the Snapdragon 845 processor version. The Galaxy S9 comes with 4GB RAM and 64GB/128GB/256GB storage options, while Galaxy S9+ features 6GB RAM and 64GB/128GB/256GB storage. The colour variants for the Galaxy S9, Galaxy S9+ are Black, Blue, Titanium Gray and new Lilac Purple version.
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Samsung is also continuing with the DeX pad for the Galaxy S9 series and has introduced a new one for the flagship phones. This allows for a desktop like experience from the Galaxy S9 by plugging it to the DeX pad and connecting it to a desktop monitor. Samsung will support Full HD and 2K monitors as well.
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