While Samsung & Apple are playing cat-and-mouse in smartphone technology innovations — the Samsung Galaxy S9 was announced yesterday at the world-wide Mobile Congress.  While expensive, it has numerous design improvements & innovations as shared below:


Samsung on Sunday finally announced its hotly anticipated flagship smartphones, the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+. We’ve already told you everything you need to know about the new Galaxy S9 duo, and we gave you your first hands-on look at Samsung’s hot new phones. We also went over pricing direct from Samsung and through every major carrier in the United States, and we took a deep dive into Samsung’s Galaxy S9 specs


1. “Super Speed Dual Pixel” camera, — by far the most impressive camera the world has ever seen on a smartphone
2. Super Slow-mo — The camera captures video in 720p HD resolution at 960 fps & because the quality of Samsung’s new Super Speed Dual Pixel camera is so good, the clarity of well-lit Super Slow-mo videos is incredible
3. AR Emoji improved support
4. Bixby Live Translation
5. New “Iris Unlock” for improved security (10X more accurate than facial recognition)
6. Improved Desktop Support (DeX Pad)
7. Design and build changes – new 7000 series aluminum, which makes the construction more sturdy overall. The glass is 20% thicker to help prevent breaks
8. Brighter display – Samsung is the king of smartphone displays with Super AMOLED screens
9. Performance and power- Improved internal components headlined by the Snapdragon 845 chipset provide way more oomph as well as more efficient power consumption