Samsung releases March 2021 security update for Galaxy S9 series
Samsung Galaxy S9 series has started receiving March 2021 Android security patch. The handsets run on Android 10-based One UI 2.5 and the fresh update does not bring any new features or improvements. The latest security patch will reach S9 and S9+ units by the end of this month and can be downloaded manually by going to Settings >Software update >Download and Install.
They sport a Super AMOLED display
Samsung Galaxy S9 smartphones feature a conventional design with an aluminium-glass body, an IP68-rated build quality, and thick bezels. On the rear, they pack up to two cameras and a physical fingerprint reader. The S9 and S9+ house a 5.8-inch and 6.2-inch Super AMOLED screen, respectively, with a QHD+ (1440x2960 pixels) resolution, an 18.5:9 aspect ratio, and HDR10 support.
The smartphones offer a dedicated iris scanner
The S9+ is equipped with a dual rear camera setup including a 12MP (f/1.5-2.4) primary sensor and a 12MP (f/2.5) telephoto lens. The vanilla S9 has a single 12MP (f/1.5-2.4) rear shooter. Up front, they have an 8MP main camera and a 2MP iris scanner.
The duo is backed by an Exynos 9810 processor
Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ draw power from an Exynos 9810/Snapdragon 845 chipset, paired with up to 6GB of RAM and up to 256GB of storage. The former packs a 3,000mAh battery while the latter has a 3,500mAh battery, both with 15W fast-charging support. Under the hood, they run on Android 10-based One UI 2.5 and offer support for dual-band Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 5.0.
Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+: Pricing
In India, the Galaxy S9 and S9+ were announced three years ago, with a starting price-tag of Rs. 57,900 and Rs. 64,900, respectively.