After announcing the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ at Mobile World Congress 2018, they even started the pre-order for the Malaysian market earlier than we thought. Well, if you haven’t pre-ordered the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+, don’t worry. But before that, let’s see what the Samsung Galaxy S9 & S9+ has to offer.
Samsung Galaxy S9 & S9+
The Samsung Galaxy S9 features a 5.8” QHD+ Display in the same 18.5:9 ratio which we saw with the previous iteration. As for the camera, the S9 comes with a 12MP Sensor with Variable Apertures: f/1.5 and f/2.4 respectively. Under the hood, you’ll find 4GB of RAM and to power up the device, it packs a 3000 mAh battery.
The Samsung Galaxy S9+ on the other hand is the bigger brother of the S9. This device comes with 6.2” QHD+ Display in 18.5:9 aspect ratio. As for the camera, the bigger Galaxy S9+ is equipped with dual cameras, with 12MP each. Now the primary sensor has the dual Variable Apertures: f/1.5 and f/2.4 whereas the secondary sensor comes with a fixed f/2.4 aperture. Under the hood, you’ll find 6GB RAM just like the Note8 last year. As for the battery, it has 500mAh extra than the S9, making it 3500 mAh.
Here’s what you get across both the devices. Both the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ packs the all-new Samsung Exynos 9810 processor. It comes with 64GB UFS 2.1 Storage under the hood where you can expand the storage upto 400GB with an Micro SD Card. On the front, you’ll find the 8MP AF Camera with an aperture of f/1.7. It comes with USB type C and also support’s Qi Charging.
Not only that, the new Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ now not only comes with IP68 Water Proof Rating, it also boasts a new Stereo Speakers that’s tuned by AKG, which also supports Dolby Atmos. It comes with Bluetooth 5.0. As of for security, you’ll also find cool stuff like Iris Scanner, Fingerprint sensor that’s now in the middle as well.
In Malaysia, the Samsung Galaxy S9 comes in one variant – that is 64GB. Whereas the Samsung Galaxy S9+ on the other hand comes in three different storage variant – 64GB, 128GB and 256GB.
Samsung Roadshow Offers
Here comes the interesting deals. Just like previous Samsung Launches, this time they have extra perks if you were to purchase it at their roadshow. Starting from 16 till 18th of March, if you purchase the all-new Galaxy S9 or the S9+, this is what you get.
You get a free Samsung Wireless Charger Stand that’s worth RM 279. On top of that, you’ll also get a 30% discount to purchase the Samsung Gear Sport and a RM50 off on their S9 Case of your choice.
If you’re planning to trade in, they do have a Trade Up Program – where they take selected models for upto RM400 ringgit and a 12 month Easy Payment Plan with 0% interest.
Samsung Pay and Samsung Member Rewards
On top of that, if you were to activate the Bixby, Samsung Members and the Samsung Pay, you’ll also get a whooping 1500 Samsung Rewards point. That’s epic.
Pricing and Availability
The Samsung Galaxy S9 is priced at RM 3,299. Whereas the Samsung Galaxy S9+ on the other hand comes in three variant – 64GB for RM 3,799, 128GB for RM 3,999 and 256GB for RM 4,399. All the device comes in three colors, Midnight Black, Coral Blue and Lilac Purple. The 256GB variant of the S9 comes in Midnight Black only.
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