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Samsung unveils Galaxy S9 smartphone

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Samsung Electronics Co. revealed on Sunday the latest addition to its flagship series, Galaxy S9 and S9+ at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The manufacturer emphasized camera capabilities ahead of the launch, and they include a sensor with dedicated processing power and memory that can combine up to 12 distinct images, dual aperture improving taking photographs in low-lighting conditions, slow-motion video that captures 960 frames per second, and automatic motion detection. The announcement also boasts surround sound and a refined edge-to-edge screen, as well as a SmartThings app allowing users to connect to and manage other Samsung and non-Samsung devices. The devices will also support expandable memory of up to 400GB.

“The way we use our smartphones has changed as communication and self-expression has evolved,” said DJ Koh, president and Head of IT & Mobile Communications Division, Samsung Electronics. “With the Galaxy S9 and S9+, we have reimagined the smartphone camera. Not only does the Galaxy S9 and S9+ enable consumers to shoot the best photos and videos anywhere, it’s a smartphone that’s designed to help them connect to others and express themselves in a way that’s unique and personal to them.”

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