Samsung has come to dominate Mobile World Congress each year with the latest iteration of its flagship Galaxy series, and 2018 should be no different. Stepping up to the plate are the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+, a pair of new Android smartphones that put sharing and communication to the fore. Like the S8 and S8+ before them they have 5.8- and 6.2-inch Super AMOLED Quad HD curved screens, but now squeezed into a smaller body.
On the back is where the big change has taken place. Both phones get a new, Super Speed Dual Pixel 12-megapixel camera, that can mechanically switch between f/1.5 and f/2.4 lenses. The Galaxy S9+ adds a second, 12-megapixel f/2.4 telephoto lens. There’s also a Super Slow Motion 960 fps mode.
Inside, for the US there’ll be Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 845 with 4GB of RAM in the S9 and 6GB in the S9+. Up to 256 GB of onboard storage can be augmented by up to 400 GB of microSD card, and there’s a new biometric security system which combines both iris and facial recognition.