Samsung Galaxy S9 was unveiled this year in March 11 and received a lot of praise on the internet but is it worth your money?
The flagship smartphone has made its ways across the boarders into our landlocked country and our team had a chance to explore some of the features of this smartphone.
5 Reasons To Buy Galaxy S9
The following are some of the points you need to consider before paying for your new Samsung galaxy s9 smartphone.
3.5 mm Headphone Jack Is Alive
Gone are the days when a 3.5 mm headphone jack came as standard in a smartphone but thanks to Samsung for preserving the old tradition. Galaxy S9 two biggest rivals iPhone X and Google’s Pixel 2 have kissed a sweet goodbye to the 3.5 mm jack. Disregard contentions about sound quality and design standards, having the earphone jack is superior to not having it in simply practical terms – particularly if you are not into wireless headphone technology.
Better Low-Light Photos
Galaxy s9 and s9+ “super-speed” dual-pixel camera offers variable aperture that opens as wide as f/1.5, which captures 28 percent more light. This means that even when its dim you will still get better looking pictures without the need of a flash.
Fastest Smartphone At The Moment
Galaxy S9 is powered by Snapdgraon 845 processor; a 10nm 64-bit Octa-Core Processor with aspeed of 2.8GHz + 1.7GHz (Maximum Clock Speed, Performance Core + Efficiency Core). S9 comes with 4GB RAM while S9+ has 6GB RAM. on Geekbench 4, which measures overall performance, the S9+ notched a score of 8,295 beating Google’s Pixel 2 which scored 6,282 and Samsung Galaxy Note 8 with a score of 6,564.
Fast 4G LTE
Galaxy S9 impressed when its 4G LTE performance was compared against iphone X. S9+ averaged 71.6 Mbps downloads and 10.1 Mbps uploads on Speedtest.net app. Iphone X averaged 48.8 Mbps downloads and 7.7 Mbps uploads. This test was done under the same mobile network.
Cheaper Than iPhone X
Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ are relatively cheaper than iPhone X. Mascom priced S9 at a price of P12,999 while iPhone X is over P15,000 at Skymarbw online shop