Samsung Galaxy S9/S9+ get new Ice Blue color variant in China

by Habeeb Onawole 0

The Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ come in six color variants each and the availability of these color variants vary from region to region. It appears Samsung is not done yet as they have announced another color variant bringing the number to seven. The new color is called Ice Blue and it has a gradient finish.

Galaxy S9+ Ice Blue

The Ice Blue Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ were unveiled in China this week and are already available for pre-order. The Ice Blue Galaxy S9 is priced at ¥5199 (~$747) while the Ice Blue Galaxy S9+ has a ¥6199 (~$890) price tag. Both will ship with a free wireless charger and data cable.

The Galaxy S9 and S9+ were released back in March and come in Lilac Purple, Sunrise Gold, Titanium Gray, Coral Blue, Burgundy Red, and Midnight Black. The S9 has a 5.8-inch screen while the S9+ packs a 6.2-inch display. Both displays have a 1440 x 2960 resolution and are covered with Gorilla Glass 5.

Galaxy S9+ Ice Blue price

Depending on the market, the Galaxy S9/S9+ has an Exynos 9810 or Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor. The S9 has 4GB of RAM while the S9+ has 6GB of RAM. Storage for both variants starts at 64GB and maxes out at 256GB. There is also support for storage expansion.

The S9+ has a single 12MP camera with a variable aperture while the plus variant adds a second 12MP telephoto sensor with optical zoom. The front camera on both phones is 8MP. There is a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner and Iris Scanner for keeping your phone secure.

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Both phones have support for wireless charging, an IP68 rating, Bixby smart assistant, and have an audio jack. The S9 packs a 3,000mAh battery while the S9+ packs a larger 3,500mAh battery.

Samsung has not revealed if the new color variant will be released outside China.

(Sources: 1, 2)