On the bright side, many smaller and cheaper components can be replaced independently with relative ease, so although the 4 repairability score is obviously not ideal, at least the Galaxy S9 doesn't lose any extra points compared to its predecessor. The next-gen flagship phones from Samsung come with a glass body and a metal frame that promises a great level of durability. Plus it's available in new colors: blue and purple. As the devices evolve to suit our daily needs we have become more dependant on it.
Super Slow-mo is another new camera related feature introduced on the Galaxy S9 and S9+. The update has been reported from Germany and it is identified by the build number G960FXXU1ARC5 for the standard S9 and G965FXXU1A5C5 for the S9 Plus.
On the back, the situation is far more interesting.
Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus are still in the pre-order phase, but they have already received their first update, which is focused on security.
"We are also trying to shorten the smartphone life cycle of around two years by accurately targeting the right consumers through consumer data marketing for higher sales", said Choi Kyung-sik, vice president at Samsung. The model comes with AKG adapted stereo speakers that support Dolby Atmos to create a 360-degree sound effect. Aside from that, the phone also went through a bend test, through which it survived extremely well. At last, the log mentions further improvements to performance.