Samsung has officially unveiled its fresh-new flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S9. It will be live on sale in the UK on 16 March 2018.
While on the surface the S9 looks very similar to the Galaxy S8 it is in fact much better faster, has a new state-of-the-art camera that can take some pretty lovable pictures in the dark and a slightly larger screen.
And but in spite of all of those thrilling new capabilities, there’s most effective one which you’re going to truely care approximately and this is that it can flip you into an emoji.
Yes, that’s me.
Using the phone’s new Intelligent Scan front-facing camera the phone is able to create a 3D map of your face and then using this highly-advanced piece of technology turn you into a collection of cartoon emojis.
Think Apple’s Animoji, but instead of being a Lion it’s your actual face.
You can then send these animated emojis through Samsung’s own messaging app or they can be sent through WhatsApp or Facebook Messenger as GIFs.
Now as you would hope for a phone that’s probably going to cost around £800 when it comes out, the Galaxy S9 isn’t just a means of immortalising yourself.
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Taking pictures in the dark with a smartphone is still not the best experience in the world. To tackle this problem, the S9 now has a dual-aperture camera system which means it can switch between either f1.5 or f2.4.
What does this mean? Quite simply it means the S9 now lets in more light than any other phone in the world. The end result being that the S9 can take clearer, brighter pictures even in the dark.
If that wasn’t sufficient the S9 can now shoot video in tremendous sluggish-motion at an excellent 960fps. As a nice little touch, the ones sluggish-mo films can then be set because the wallpaper on your smartphone.
The screen is ever so barely larger than the S9 and S9+ clocking in at 5.8-inch and 6.2-inch respectively but the body itself has been kept to the identical dimensions.
Additionally, Samsung has placed stereo audio system on the top and backside of the cellphone and prepared them with Dolby’s new surround sound technology Atmos.
In addition to those new functions the S9 still has all the standard bells and whistles you’d count on from a flagship phone together with wireless charging and being waterproof.
You’ll have the ability to shop for it in three colorations: Midnight Black, Coral Blue and Lilac Purple.