This February 25, Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus will be officially released in Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2018 in Barcelona, Spain. Thanks to a plethora of leaks and rumors floating around the Internet since last year. Here’s what we can expect from the Galaxy S9 price, specifications, and features.
|Release Date in Philippines|
|Processor frequency||1.2 GHz|
|Display diagonal||11.4 cm (4.5")|
|Display resolution||480 x 800 pixels|
|Display number of colours||262144 colours|
|Ports & interfaces|
|USB connector type||Micro-USB|
|Headphone connectivity||3.5 mm|
|Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)|
|Weight & dimensions|
|SIM card capability||Single SIM|
|Bluetooth profiles||A2DP, AVRCP, HFP, HID, HSP, MAP, OPP, Pan, PBAP|
|2G bands (primary SIM)||850,900,1800,1900 MHz|
|3G bands supported||900,1900,2100 MHz|
|RAM capacity||0.75 GB|
|Internal storage capacity||4 GB|
|Compatible memory cards||MicroSD (TransFlash)|
|Maximum memory card size||64 GB|
|USB mass storage|
|Operating system installed||Android|
|Rear camera resolution (numeric)||5 MP|
|Front camera type||Single camera|
|Front camera resolution (numeric)||0.3 MP|
|Battery capacity||2000 mAh|
|Talk time (3G)||9 h|
|Browsing time (Wi-Fi)||9 h|
|Browsing time (3G)||6 h|
|Continuous audio playback time||30 h|
|Continuous video playback time||7 h|
|Colour of product||Black|
|Personal info management (PIM)||Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Events reminder, Notes, To-do list|
|Personalization||Icons, Menu, Shortcuts|
|Subscription type||No subscription|
The Samsung Galaxy Core 2 is a small little smartphone, but that does not mean that it is lacking in power and performance. The Samsung Galaxy Core 2 is a small smartphone, with only a 4.5-inch display on the front for easy compact use and transportation in a pocket or bag. The small bezels and frame around the 4.5-inch display allow for an overall smaller smartphone footprint.
The Samsung Galaxy Core 2 also has a rather stylish design in the form of a unique leather-like back cover. The leather-like rear gives the Galaxy Core 2 an indisputable stylish and elegant feel; and it also gives you a more comfortable grip and makes it easier to use the smartphone one handed.
At the core of the Samsung Galaxy Core 2 sits a powerful quad-core processor that's clocked at 1.2 Ghz. The quad-core processor provides adequate power and performance for all of your daily tasks, even providing enhanced multi tasking capabilities. You'll find that your Android applications open and close effortlessly, and your entertainment tasks such as gaming and video watching are immensely fluid; especially when powering a 4.5-inch display.
The Samsung Galaxy Core 2 comes with a 5 megapixel camera located on its back. The rear facing camera is a rather good performing one, able to capture crisp and clear pictures in most environments and lighting conditions. It's also fast, ensuring that you'll miss none of the action when taking a shot.
The front facing WVGA camera also makes it easier to have video calls and chats with your friends and family, as they'll be able to see you clearly; you also have the 4.5-inch display to be able to see their faces clearly.
The Samsung Galaxy Core 2 is a dual-sim smartphone, meaning that you'll be able to put in two different phone numbers into the smartphone. You will never have to bother with the burden of carrying two different smartphones anymore, as the Samsung Galaxy Core 2 is all you will need to manage two different phone numbers. Keep both your work and personal numbers at hand, but also with a greater balance.
On top of the Android operating system sits Samsung's very own proprietary user interface, the TouchWiz Essence UX. It brings great software optimization so that the smartphone feels incredibly fast and responsive during daily use.