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Samsung S9 and S9+ officially launches in the UAE

Chung Lyong Lee, Samsung Gulf

Following its launch at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona in February, Samsung’s latest flagship has now arrived in the UAE.

On Wednesday at an unveiling event at The Sofitel The Sofitel Dubai The Palm Resort & Spa, Samsung Gulf Electronics introduced to the UAE the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+.

Chung Lyong Lee, president, Samsung Gulf, led the demonstrations and presentations joined by Tarek Sabbagh, head of the IT & Mobile (IM) Division ang other Samsung executives.

Made for an age in which consumers increasingly communicate and express themselves more with images, videos and emojis, the Galaxy S9 and S9+ drive innovation with Samsung’s advanced camera. Redesigned with a new Dual Aperture lens that powers an innovative low light camera, Super Slow-mo video capabilities and personalized AR Emoji, the Galaxy S9 and S9+ ensure users do not miss a moment and make their everyday epic.

Tarek Sabbagh, Samsung Gulf

“The way we use our smartphones has changed as communication and self-expression have evolved,” said Tarek Sabbagh, Head of IT and Mobile (IM) Division at Samsung Electronics Gulf.

“The Galaxy S9 and S9+ enable consumers to shoot great photos and videos anywhere, it’s a smartphone that’s designed to help them connect with others and express themselves in a way that’s unique and personal to them; we have reimagined the smartphone camera for today’s generation and the way they communicate, helping them unlock powerful experiences and share them effortlessly.”

According to Samsung, the Galaxy S9 and S9+ cameras are built with these consumers in mind, with a Super Speed Dual Pixel sensor with dedicated processing power and memory to take amazing shots with high photo quality.

Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ are equipped with a 12MP rear camera will have a variable aperture (f/1.5-f/2.4) with optical image stabilisation. The front camera is 8MP with f/1.6 aperture and supports super slow motion.

The Galaxy S9 and S9+ deliver an enhanced entertainment experience with powerful stereo speakers tuned by AKG, immersive audio with Dolby Atmos and a refined edge-to-edge Infinity Display  – a key staple in Samsung’s design heritage.

On sale beginning 16th March, the device will retail from AED 3,099 for the 64GB S9, up to AED 3,899 for the 256GB S9+ model. Samsung say that customers will be able to purchase the phone from major retailers across the UAE, and the company’s own website in Midnight Black, Titanium Gray, and a new colour, Lilac Purple.

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