The functionality of a modern smartphone is one of the most important for the user of the qualities of the device. The set of functions is determined by the software installed on the smartphone. Software from Microsoft is not the first decade is in great demand among computer users. And the software giant started offering Galaxy S9 customers that its applications are preinstalled with.
Microsoft began selling customized Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 + models, Samsung’s flagship smartphones, which had already been reviewed, and running Android operating systems presented by the smartphone market leader at the recent MWC 2018 mobile technologies exhibition. Both devices are now available for consumers to purchase directly from the Microsoft Store. In more detail, this topic was considered by Dominik Bosnjak on the pages of the resource androidheadlines.com.
Software devaysov customized a number of mobile applications from Microsoft. It should be noted that these smartphones are not called “Microsoft Edition”, because Samsung previously opposed the addition of the brand of another company to the name of its products, regardless of whether any applications from Microsoft were preinstalled and whether devices directly sold developing the operating system Windows company.
Both new flagship smartphones from Samsung have become available for pre-order in the Microsoft Store. Their supplies will begin next Friday, March 16, 2018. However, it is on this day that the Galaxy S9 line debuts on the world market.
The price of a smaller size is $ 719.99. A smartphone with a large screen size costs $ 839.99. At the first boot of the operating system, applications from the software giant, including Microsoft Launcher, previously known to users under the name Arrow Launcher, will be installed on each of the two devices purchased through Microsoft. Microsoft’s proposed versions of the new flagships from the South Korean technology giant are based on the Qualcomm chipset Snapdragon 845 and are characterized by a 64-gigabyte capacity of the built-in flash drive.
New flagships are an example of the embodiment in consumer devices of excellent technologies, considered in more detail by the resource TheStreet.
For a long time, Samsung is the world’s largest supplier of OLED display panels. Similar panels are also offered by LG Display and AU Optronics, but OLED displays from Samsung have widely considered the best offers in its class. Testing software company DisplayMate named Samsung’s supplied for the iPhone X OLED-displays the best displays of phones that they ever had to test. In this case, the S9 displays are considered even better in terms of the correctness of color reproduction, brightness, color gamut and reflectivity of the screen.
A lot of enthusiasm went to the cameras of new phones. As already known to connoisseurs of new technologies, the S9 Plus camera, equipped with two lenses, scored 99 points in testing DxOMark. And this is the highest result that the smartphone camera ever showed.
Samsung used in this camera proprietary image sensors that support variable aperture to f / 1.5, which allows improving the quality of shooting in low light. In addition, the S9 camera is capable of shooting video at 720p at an impressive speed of 960 frames per second.
There is also a more convenient location for the fingerprint scanner than in the Galaxy S8.
For many years, Samsung has sought to have its phones differ from those of other vendors, and reduce dependence on applications and services from Google. To this end, consumers were offered alternative applications and cloud services (perhaps some users still remember Samsung Music Hub?). Significant changes were also visible in the user interface, which is in the Samsung device shell, located on top of the Android operating system.
But for users placing on top of the operating system new S9 user interface from vendor devices may mean that they will receive updates to the operating system later than the owners of smartphones from the search giant Google, as well as Nokia and Lenovo. Each of these companies prefers to pre-install the stock Android OS or software, very close to the pure version of the platform, to the smartphones offered by consumers to consumers.
Among the important features of the new Galaxy S9 are AR Emoji, which is similar to Animoji, previously found its use in the iPhone X. These functions allow the user to create animated emoji simulating the expression on his face. But in S9 there is no TrueDepth system, which is typical for the Apple camera device, which increases the attractiveness of the new function.
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