Samsung Galaxy S9, Galaxy S9+ India launch: Live updates on pricing, features and availability

Samsung will announce the pricing and availability of the Galaxy S9 lineup today at 12:30 PM.

  • Updated: March 6, 2018 12:15 PM IST

Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ are set to debut today in India after their grand unveiling at MWC 2018. The flagship smartphones boast minor design upgrades, more advanced hardware, and improved camera capabilities. The duo had already been up for pre-registration and pre-order on multiple e-commerce platforms along with the official Samsung India e-store.

The highlight of the Galaxy S9+ is that it is the first in its series to pack a dual-camera setup. What also makes the duo advanced over the predecessors is the camera with variable aperture that intelligently adjusts itself based on the light settings.

Join us for the live updates as Samsung announces the pricing and availability details of the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ for the Indian market today. The event kick starts at 12:30 PM.

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Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ launched in India. Read more about the smartphones here –

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Before you jump the brigade to purchase the new Galaxy S9 series, read our first impressions of the flagship smartphones here –

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Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ will be available in 64GB and 256GB variants.

Galaxy S9 prices- Rs 57,900, Rs 65,900
Galaxy S9+ prices- Rs 64,900, Rs 72,900

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Airtel offer- Rs 9,900 down payment with Rs 2,999 tariff plans
Reliance Jio offer – Special Annual Plan Rs 4,999
Vodafone offer- Netflix subscription free for a year.

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Rs 6,000 exchange bonus is also applicable on eligible devices for the new Galaxy S9.

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Samsung Galaxy S9, Galaxy S9 Plus available with Rs 6,000 cashback on Paytm Mall and offline retail stores. The offer is applicable on HDFC cards.

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Samsung Rewards is a loyalty program under which you can redeem the points when you pay using Samsung Pay at supported outlets in India.

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Samsung Rewards introduced in India.

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Samsung has partnered with Airtel and Reliance Jio to offer 2.5X network speeds on the new Galaxy S9 duo.

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Samsung Galaxy S9 duo support both iris scanning and facial recognition for biometric authentication.

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The Galaxy S9 duo support wired and wireless fast charging format.

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Samsung has improved its digital voice assistant Bixby for the new Galaxy S9 series.

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Recently, Samsung’s mobile business head DJ Koh insisted that the AR Emoji feature is not at all inspired by Apple’s iPhone X Animoji.

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Warsi is now talking about the second highlight of the Galaxy S9 duo – AR Emoji.

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The highlight of the camera on the Galaxy S9 is that it comes with a Dual Aperture that is said to adapt to light settings like a human eye.

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Samsung Galaxy S9 camera is equipped with 12-megapixel Dual Pixel camera which allows Super Slow motion capture at 960 fps.

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Celebrated photographer Atul Kasbekar is on stage sharing some of the shots he captured using the new Galaxy S9 series.

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Samsung India VP Asim Warsi is on stage to take us through the detailed specs of the Galaxy S9 duo.

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Hong announces the Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ for the Indian market.

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Two of the prominent technology names in the country are collaborating to build the biggest mobile data network in the world.

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Hong is talking about Samsung’s ‘Make in India’ and ‘Digital India’ projects which include the Samsung Mall, Samsung Pay, and Samsung Bixby with an Indian accent.

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President and CEO of Samsung Electronics Southwest Asia, H C Hong, is on stage.

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You can simultaneously watch the Galaxy S9 India launch live through Samsung India’s social media handles and official India website.

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Here comes the first tweet from Samsung India ahead of the Galaxy S9 series launch.

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Some of the interesting new features that the new Samsung Galaxy S9 lineup brings is the ‘reimagined camera’ and the Apple iPhone X-like AR Emoji.

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The media has gathered for the launch event. Stay tuned with us for the live updates.

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Samsung India will be shortly announcing the anticipated Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+.

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  • Published Date: March 6, 2018 12:14 PM IST
  • Updated Date: March 6, 2018 12:15 PM IST