Samsung Galaxy S9, S9+ vs Galaxy S8, S8+

Samsung Galaxy S9, Galaxy S9+ will start shipping in India from March 16
Samsung Galaxy S9, Galaxy S9+ will start shipping in India from March 16

Samsung recently launched its flagship smartphones, Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ in India. The smartphones also come with incremental upgrades over its predecessors, Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+.

However, the cameras on Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ come with dual-aperture mode which switches between f/1.5 and f/2.4 according to the lighting conditions. The display size on both Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ remain the same with curved AMOLED Infinity Display and 18:9 aspect ratio. The Galaxy S9 features a 5.8-inch display, and the Galaxy S9+ has a bigger 6.2-inch screen.

There has beeb a lot of buzz around the Galaxy S9 series particularly its camera features.Galaxy S9 sports a single 12-megapixel rear camera. Galaxy S9 and S9+ run the latest Android 8.0 Oreo, while the Galaxy S8 series ship with Android 7.0 Nougat.

Samsung didn’t make any major changes with the Galaxy S9 duo considering the major redesign the Galaxy S8 series went through last year.

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However the question that remains among users is if they should upgrade from their existing Galaxy S8 series to the Galaxy S9. Other than the new camera features and upgrades under the hood, the Galaxy S9 series doesn’t have much to offer over the Galaxy S8 duo.

Both the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S9 series have the same battery capacity of 3,000mAh and 3,500mAh. The base model of Galaxy S8+ with 4GB RAM plus 64GB storage is priced at Rs 58,900, and with 6GB RAM plus 64GB storage it is available at Rs 64,900.

Samsung Galaxy S9 starts at Rs 57,900 for the base variant with 4GB RAM plus 64GB storage, while the top model with 256GB storage will retail at Rs 65,900.

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