From a durability standpoint, these phones are pretty similar. On the software front, it has Android 8. The G7 ThinQ is far from the only phone to feature more than one camera. Otherwise, the perks vary significantly based on which handset you opt for. On the other hand, the Galaxy S9 is still a pretty sleek and distinctive-looking handset… except that it's identical to the. The G7 ThinQ stumbles a bit in the battery department.
We had mostly great results with the G7 ThinQ, with one notable exception: on sunny days, it can't help but blow out highlights, leaving big chunks of white in clouds due to overexposure. With the announcement, appears to be finally ready to join the other big players in the 2018 flagship party, including the handsets from and. The Android notification bar will remain at the top, but it'll be blacked out like traditional Android. Design: S9 Plus for the curves, G7 for the color Nicholas: I must admit to having ambivalent feelings about the Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus in terms of design. To compare, the S9 reached 603 nits in our testing.
The is up-to-date on the most crucial specs, like two rear cameras, the newest processor, Android 8. The G7 ThinQ has unique elements, but none that make it seem like a cut above the top-tier competition. But I agree, the price of 750. It runs Android 8 Oreo out-of-the-box. . But if price is a big concern, we'd rather push you towards the excellent OnePlus 6 at £469. The Galaxy S9 Plus has one of the most beautiful displays on the market.
It detects the scene and chooses a fitting picture mode, say food mode or a mode, that optimizes colors for pictures of babies. Another point of difference between the two brands of phone is the camera. The phone has a 2716mAh battery powering the internals. The G7 ThinQ also comes with A. That's because the notch is a perfect place for the Android notification bar that's at the top of Android phone displays. And in day-to-day use, both of these Android Oreo-packing phones are blazingly fast. While the handset runs on Android 8.
Their price strategy is always questionable! Both phones have a dedicated button on the side for virtual assistant access, with the Galaxy S9 going for Samsung's underwhelming Bixby and the G7 opting for the Google Assistant. The handset sports a 5. While color saturation is still strong compared to competitors like the iPhone X and Pixel 2, the S9 Plus is capable of beautiful snapshots, bokeh works well and the 52mm focal length is an asset for portraits. Samsung chose not to take part in this trend with the S9, so if you truly hate notches the Samsung S9 is one of the best flagship options around. The S9 Plus is more expensive, but might still be the better deal. The deciding factors here are the extra camera features and whether you want a wide or telephoto lens. A Super Bright mode can also kick the brightness up to 1,000 nits as needed, which is handy in direct sunlight and other odd lighting scenarios.
As expected, the G7 and S9 are very fast phones and perform similarly in real-world usage. But only for three minutes. My only gripe is that the curved edges that are so attractive while browsing and scrolling web content are still somewhat off-putting when running games or other media, with a slight distortion around the edge of the picture that can sour the experience. Overall, both phones do a respectable job in terms in this category. Although the iPhone X lacks the A. Unfortunately, that doesn't give the G7 ThinQ the most distinctive allure, although a full-face screen is a plenty appealing approach if you can deal with the notch, and the chin at the bottom is smaller than on last year's.
For us, the Galaxy S9 Plus edges it with its stunning good looks, and takes it on the strength of its design. Are you tempted by it? As for Qi wireless charging, the brand says the smartphone supports 7. Flip the phones over, however, and the differences become apparent. That wider camera is great for capturing landscapes and fitting more into your snaps. The Exynos chip shows improvements on benchmark tests, providing a bit more processing power for developers to play with, but the Snapdragon isn't far behind.
It will initially arrive in South Korea, followed by availability in major markets in Asia, North America, Europe, and Latin America in the coming days. All articles, images, logos and trademarks in this site are property of their respective owners. It's going to be everywhere soon. The power and volume buttons are on the left and right sides and ports like the 3. The G7 ThinQ will also sport a dedicated A. The Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus offer Samsung Pay, a secure folder for keeping information private, and iris scanning for additional security.