New Delhi: Technology giant Samsung Electronics on Tuesday launched the flagship smartphones, Galaxy S9 and S9+ in India.
Featuring a dual aperture lens camera, super slow-mo capability, Augmented Reality (AR) emojis, and stereo speakers tuned by AKG with Dolby Atmos, the phone reimagines the way people communicate, share and experience the world.
The smartphones have also been reimagined for India with a slew of 'Make for India' features that will delight Indian consumers.
With Carrier Aggregation, Galaxy S9 & S9+ will be able to stream data 2.5 times faster.
They will come bundled with several exciting offers as well as Samsung's very own loyalty program, Samsung Rewards.
"Galaxy S9 and S9+ are made for today's age where communication and expression is increasingly happening through images, videos and emojis. India has one of the highest number of social media users, is one of the biggest 4G data markets and one of the fastest growing cashless economy in the world," said president and CEO, Samsung southwest Asia, HC Hong.
Galaxy S9 and S9+ herald the next level of innovation with Samsung's advanced camera that has been redesigned with a new dual aperture lens that powers a super low light camera like no other smartphone, Super Slow-mo video capabilities at 960 fps and personalized AR emoji that ensure users do not miss a moment and make their everyday epic.
"With cool features like Super Slow-mo and AR emoji, consumers can express themselves in a way that's unique and personal to them. Through our partnership with leading operators, Galaxy S9 and S9+ consumers can experience data speeds like never before for faster downloads and uninterrupted streaming," said senior vice president, mobile business, Samsung India, Asim Warsi.
"We have also reimagined how you can own these devices with retail and operator partnerships. With this launch, Samsung will further consolidate its leadership in the flagship smartphone segment in India," Warsi added.
Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ will be offered to consumers at a price of Rs. 57,900 and Rs. 64,900 respectively for 64GB variants and Rs. 65,900 and Rs. 72,900 respectively for 256GB variants.
The smartphones will be available in India starting March 16, 2018; the same day as the global launch, in three distinctive colours - midnight black, coral blue and a new hue, lilac purple.
They will be available at select retail stores and online exclusively on Samsung's official online store Samsung Shop and Flipkart.
Further, the 256GB variant of Galaxy S9+ will be sold exclusively at Reliance Digital stores, Samsung exclusive stores and on Samsung Shop.
Users can also get a cashback of Rs. 6,000 when they purchase the device by scanning the Paytm Mall QR code at select retail stores.