Samsung had launched the Ice Blue color variant for the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus in China and South Korea and now the color option is making its way to other regions as the ‘Polaris Blue’ color.
The Polaris Blue Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus will be available for purchase in Germany from early December for a price of €849 (approximately $960) and €949 (approximately $1,079) for the S9 and S9 Plus respectively.
The new Polaris Blue color is the sixth color for the Galaxy S9 series, joining the list of Coral Blue, Lilac Purple, Midnight Black, Sunrise Gold, and Titanium Gray. The Polaris Blue color has a dual-tone finish with blue color in the upper-half and silver-white shade in the lower half, creating a gradient pattern.
Both the smartphones were released back in March. The Galaxy S9 and S9+ feature 5.8-inch and 6.2-inch Super AMOLED display, respectively, which supports QHD+ resolution of 2960 x 1440 pixels.
Both phones are powered by Samsung’s Exynos 9810 octa-core processor with Mali G72MP18 GPU and Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 845 SoC, depending on the region. Along with a fingerprint scanner, both phones are also equipped with security features like improved KNOX and Intelligent Scan that combines Iris Scanner and face recognition.
The Galaxy S9 packs 4GB RAM while the S9+ packs 6GB RAM. One of the highlights of the Galaxy S9-series is that it comes with improved camera experience to take on the likes of Apple’s iPhone X and Google Pixel 2. The Galaxy S9 features a 12-megapixel dual pixel rear camera with LED Flash, f/2.4-f/1.5 variable aperture, and 960fps super slo-mo support.
The Galaxy S9+ comes with a 12-megapixel primary rear camera and 12-megapixel secondary camera along with f/2.4-f/1.5 variable aperture, LED Flash, and 960fps super slo-mo support. On the front, the devices feature 8-megapixel auto-focus camera with wide-angle lens and f/1.7 aperture.
The devices are running Android Oreo operating system out-of-the-box with TouchWiz custom interface on top. While the Galaxy S9 is powered by a 3,000mAh battery, the Galaxy S9+ is powered by a 3,500mAh battery.