Let’s begin with the design, which is what has changed the least, exception made for the fingerprint scanner that has been – thankfully – moved below the camera. Camera in singular as Samsung decided to give a dual rear camera setup only to the bigger Samsung S9 Plus.
The plain Samsung S9 still features the impressive camera os the Plus with variable aperture that can switched between F/1.5 and F/2.4 automatically.
The smartphone comes with the same 5.8-inch panel of the predecessor which along with the really thin bezels makes it very pocket-friendly and a great choice for those with smaller hands.
The handset does of course feel premium as Samsung has accustomed as to, and it features the same flagship specs of the S9 Plus, including a Snapdragon 845 but with less RAM at 4GB.
Lastly, the smartphone packs a smaller 3000mAh battery which can also be charged via Fast Wireless Charging.
Here’s our hands-on video directly from MWC.