The Samsung Galaxy S9 is a fantastic smartphone, albeit is sandwiched awkwardly between the Galaxy S8 and the Galaxy S9 Plus which makes it a hard sell. The smartphone isn’t a huge upgrade over its predecessor and has noticeable shortcomings when compared to its bigger brother. Therefore, if you already own the Galaxy S8, then it’ll be hard for you to justify upgrading to the newer flagship since you’ll only miss out on an improved camera and an ergonomically positioned fingerprint sensor. Inste…
The Galaxy S9 Plus is considered a incremental upgrade from the Galaxy S8 Plus, but that’s not to mean the few new features it brings to the table aren’t worth your hard-earned cash – even if there isn’t a flashy new design to go with them. That said, we can’t help but think that Samsung could have pushed the envelope a little further, rather than relying on some mediocre additions to drive sales. Here’s why.
Samsung’s radical transformation of its ‘S’ series last year was the start of a new trend in phone design. While there had been attempts to rid phones of a thick bezel before, none felt quite as natural and well-thought-out as Samsung implementation. For example, the LG G6 felt unfinished with its poorly circled screen edges, and Xiaomi’s Mi Mix 2 sacrificed functionality by forcing you to flip the phone around to take a selfie.
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