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Microsoft Edition Samsung Galaxy S9, Galaxy S9 Plus available for pre-order

Microsoft Edition Samsung Galaxy S9 S9 Plus Available Pre Order

The customized versions of Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus are now available for pre-orders on Microsoft Store. The ‘Microsoft Edition’ Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ smartphones will feature the Microsoft Launcher front and center, and give users access to use Microsoft apps such as Excel, Skype, Cortana, OneNote,

PowerPoint, and Word.

According to a Microsoft spokesman, “A Microsoft customization will start applying to the Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus Microsoft Edition when the devices are unboxed and connected to Wi-Fi.” Thanks to Microsoft for the customized version of Galaxy S9 and S9+ which will give the best experience of Windows application on Android.

As for the pricing, the Microsoft Edition models cost the same as the standard versions – $719.99 for Galaxy 9, and $839.99 The device also comes with a powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC for the U.S…

The buyers who want this phone can pre-order a unit on Microsoft store official webpage.

Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus Launch on 6 March In India

Samsung launched its flagship Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ at the MWC 2018 in Barcelona last month. Now, Samsung is going to launch both flagships in India.

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The launch event is scheduled on 6th March in New Delhi. The Company has already sent out media invites for the launch event. The launch event will start at 11:30 AM IST and will be live-streamed on the company’s official website.

Samsung India store had already started pre-bookings for both — Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+. To successfully pre-order, you’ll have to pay Rs. 2,000 (approx. $31) as the advance payment and you’ll get a discount coupon of the same value. Globally, the devices will start shipping from 16th March and the same date is expected for India also.

If we revive the specification of these flagships- the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ respectively come with a 5.8-inch and a 6.2-inch Super AMOLED display that supports QHD+ resolution of 2960 x 1440 pixels. Both phones are powered by Snapdragon 845 processor in North America and China and for rest of the world, these flagships will be powered by Exynos 9810 chipset.

In India, both devices will be fueled by company’s own Exynos 9810 processor and will be running Android Oreo operating system out-of-the-box with TouchWiz custom interface.

The Galaxy S9 starts from $720 in the US, approximately Rs 47,000, while the Galaxy S9+ starts from $840, which is approximately Rs 54,000. Unfortunately, the pricing of the devices in India is still unknown.


Samsung Galaxy S9, S9+ Price Leaked For India

The Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2018 was held on Sunday Barcelona, Spain and Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ were also officially launched. The Galaxy S9 and S9+ have arrived with flagship specifications, premium design, and expensive pricing. Let’s introduce these flagships with you.

Design and Display

If we talk about Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 design, both are premium looking smartphones and come in multiple colors like Midnight Black, Titanium Grey, Coral Blue and the new Lilac Purple. Some design changes also happen like the repositioned fingerprint scanner that now sits below the rear camera, less rounded corners and slightly reduced bezels.

The Galaxy S9 and S9+ measure 147.7 x 68.7 x 8.5mm and weighs 163 grams and 158.1 x 73.8 x 8.5mm and weights 189 grams respectively. Both smartphones are curved towards the edges on the front and rear.Their aluminum frame that is flanked with curved Gorilla Glass panels on both sides. Both smartphones come with IP68 certification means S9 and S9+ are waterproof and dustproof smartphones.

Chipset, Storage, and Battery

The Galaxy S9 and S9+ come with Snapdragon 845 chipset and Exynos 9810 chipset. The Snapdragon 845 chipset powered Galaxy S9 and S9+ models are set in North America and China market. The rest of the world will be receiving their Exynos 9810 chipset models. Both the phones are packed with 64 GB of native storage and support for microSD card.

The Galaxy S9 comes with 4 GB of RAM, 64GB of native storage and 3,000mAh battery whereas the larger S9+ comes with 6GB of RAM, 64GB of native storage and 3500mAh battery. Both S9 and S9+ support microSD card and Quick Charge 2.0 and wireless charging. Now let’s talk about the main highlight of these smartphones i.e. Camera. 

Camera, and Other Features

The South Korean company highlights camera of Galaxy S9 and S9+ smartphones. A new camera that operates more like a human eye, which expands and contracts its iris. The new Dual Aperture lens can toggle between f/1.5 and f/2.4 depending on the lighting condition. The Galaxy S9 comes with 12-megapixel single rear camera setup. The S9+ feature 12-megapixel dual rear camera setup with the variable aperture of f/1.5 to f/2.4. The lens is also equipped with Optical Image Stabilization (OIS) and dual pixel autofocus.

On both smartphones, the front-facing 8-megapixel camera is equipped with single LED Flash. Both smartphones are capable to shoot 4K videos at 60 fps in the new HVEC format.

The stereo speaker of S9 and S9+ tuned by AKG with support for Dolby Atmos. Now, these Galaxies are also equipped with 3.5mm audio jack.

The Galaxy S9 and S9+ both come with improved security features like improved KNOX and Intelligent Scan that combines iris scanner and face recognition. The fingerprint reader is also available on both smartphones.

Both flagships pack with customized Android 8.o Orio. You can also create your own Emojis. Both smartphones front-facing camera can be used to create 3D avatars called AR Emoji. The S9 duo can automatically make animated emoji sticker relying on the 3D avatar.


The South Korean company has already started the pre-bookings of both smartphones in India. According to leaked the 64 GB and 128 GB Galaxy S9 models will carry respective MRP pricing of Rs. 62,500 and Rs. 71,000. On the other hand, the 64 GB and 256 GB variants of the Galaxy S9+ will have respective MRP price tag of Rs. 70,000 and Rs. 79,000. There is a possibility that the Galaxy S9 duo may arrive with lower pricing at launch.

Customers who are interested in buying the Galaxy S9 or S9+ can visit Samsung’s site and make an upfront payment of Rs. 2,000.




Samsung Galaxy S9 Appears on Geekbench Fueled by Snapdragon 845

Samsung Galaxy S9 Appears on Geekbench Fueled by Snapdragon 845

An unknown Samsung device appeared on Geekbench today as Samsung SM-G9650 we expect the Samsung Galaxy S9 as per specifications and benchmark scores. Qualcomm has switched back to a quad-core for the 845 and it is clocked at 1.78GHz. The chip is said to be built on a 7nm node but will be made by TSMC instead of Samsung. The reason for that is because Samsung is switching to 8nm and not yet ready for 7nm.

The device is benchmarked as the Samsung SM-G9650. It runs Android 7.1.2 and has 4GB of RAM. We can’t tell the performance of the new chip but we get to see a render script score of 7371 points. The score is not much impressive.


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Galaxy S9 Powered By An Exynos 9810 With CDMA Support

Galaxy S9 Powered By An Exynos 9810 With CDMA Support

Samsung is still busy in launching their flagship smartphone and now some rumor suggests that Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus will launch in next year with an Exynos 9810 that will have CDMA network support.

If there will be no more Snapdragon variants of the Galaxy S series, then it means they both have reached an agreement in relation to CDMA patents issue. It may also mean Samsung will be able to sell its chips to third party OEMs.

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Earlier this year, Taiwan’s Fair Trade Commission accused Qualcomm of abusing the “Standard Essential Patent” by preventing Samsung from selling its chipsets and modems to other smartphone companies. Irrespective of the licensing issue between them, Samsung still made the Snapdragon 835 chip for Qualcomm. However, Qualcomm is moving to TSMC for the production of the Snapdragon 845.