Galaxy S9 pre-orders reportedly the same or slightly lower than S8

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With the competition getting fiercer in the Indian smartphone market, Samsung is geared up to launch India-focused smartphones across price points in the remaining part of the year, a top company executive has said.

You can expect multiple devices being launched over the year across price segments that we operate in.

The owners of the new flagship from the South Korean manufacturer Samsung Galaxy S9 outraged discovered the disadvantage of the smartphone.

He added that the company is focusing on multi-dimensional strategies to counter the growing competition, especially from the Chinese players.

Samsung said it has joined forces with two major Indian mobile carriers, Reliance Jio and Bharti Airtel, to provide users of Galaxy S9 smartphones with 2.5 times faster speed than other smartphones, with the help of the Carrier Aggregation technology used in LTE-Advanced to increase the bandwidth and the bitrate. The South Korean tech giant has yet to confirm its plans for the low-tier devices this year, although a recent benchmark listing suggests that the Samsung Galaxy J8 2018 will arrive soon, running the latest Android 8.0 Oreo OS out of the box.

Samsung has the largest retail network in the country with over 150,000 touch points.

Samsung websiteThe Samsung Galaxy J7 smartphone in Gold.

The Galaxy S9 has a 5.8-inch display while its big brother has a 6.2-inch screen.

Samsung designed the Galaxy S9 cameras to automatically adjust from aperture f/1.5 to f/2.4 depending on the subject and the environment's lighting conditions. On the front, there's an 8MP camera for taking selfies. Despite the fact that they have been heavily promoting the new camera features of the Galaxy S9 and the dual camera of the Galaxy S9+, people are seeing that there isn't anything special about the new flagships.