The much anticipated Galaxy S9 and S9+ are finally arrived in Malaysia with a grand launch held at Pavilion Kuala Lumpur last night. Aside from the S9 and S9+’s new and innovative features that drew the attention of tech lovers and enthusiasts, the special appearance of Korean actor and Superstar, Park BoGum sent most of the crowd into a frenzy.

Park BoGum celebrating the official launch of the Samsung Galaxy S9.
Park BoGum celebrating the official launch of the Samsung Galaxy S9.
Park BoGum posing with the large crowd and his fans at the launch of the Galaxy S9 and S9+ in Pavilion KL.
Park BoGum posing with the large crowd and his fans at the launch of the Galaxy S9 and S9+ in Pavilion KL.

Crowned with over 30 awards at the recent Mobile World Congress 2018 including “Best New Connected Device” and “Best Mobile VR or AR”, the Galaxy S9 and S9+ come with new AR Emoji, Super Slow-mo and Super Low-light features that enable consumers to discover and re-imagine a whole new level of visual communication, tailored to their own unique voices.

Reimagined Camera

The Galaxy S9 and S9+ cameras are built with reimagined camera, which received the highest-ever score for combined photo and video rating in a smartphone camera from DxOMark. The reimagined camera features a Super Speed Dual Pixel sensor with dedicated processing power and memory to take amazing superior quality shots.

The S9 and S9+’s have a amazing performance under low-light conditions where its Dual Aperture camera (F1.5 / F2.4) automatically adjusts to its lighting conditions by letting in more light when it is dark through its greater aperture lens (F1.5) or switching to its lower aperture lens (F2.4) under bright light, ensuring that photos taken are crisp and clear. Apart from that, the popular dual-camera setup is available via the Galaxy S9+ as well, allowing users to continue shooting professional portrait shots with the phone’s ‘Live Focus’ mode.

The S9 and S9+’s AR Emoji and Super Slow-mo features allows users to create an emoji that looks and acts almost exactly like them, the Super Slow-mo function (video recording of up to 960 frames per second) allows users to expand their creativity with utmost fun. Furthermore, there’s a smarter Bixby, integrated into the camera to translate foreign languages and currencies instantly by image, provide useful information about your surroundings, and so much more.

Enhanced Entertainment

The Galaxy S9 and S9+’s audio support Dolby Atmos, giving the effect of a 360-degree, impressive cinematic sound. The Infinity Display on the Galaxy S9 and S9+ are featuring a new, bold, and bright Super AMOLED Infinity Display that looks gorgeous even under direct sunlight, which has received an “Excellent A+” grade by DisplayMate Technologies, the world’s leading evaluator of screens.

A Device that Fits with the Connected Lifestyle

The next-generation Samsung DeX empowers a mobile lifestyle by bringing a large, full-screen experience to the mobile handset. The redesigned DeX Pad is a new docking system for users to easily connect the Galaxy S9 and S9+ to a larger monitor, keyboard and mouse to expand the mobile experience with enhanced document editing or even full-screen gaming. Users can also transform the Galaxy S9 and S9+ into a Touch Pad with the DeX Pad.

The Best Comes Standard with the Galaxy Foundation

Samsung sets the gold standard for smartphones with IP68 water and dust resistance and wireless charging that goes a step beyond with the Galaxy S9 and S9+. The devices now support expandable memory of up to 400GB via a Micro SD Card and are equipped with the latest premium application processors, offering powerful performance and sophisticated image processing.

In addition, the Galaxy S9 and S9+ is protected by Knox 3.1, Samsung’s latest defense-grade security platform. The Galaxy S9 and S9+’s Intelligent Scan feature supports three different biometric authentication options – iris, fingerprint, and facial recognition – so users can choose the way they want to protect their device and applications.

The Galaxy S9 and S9+ are equipped with an improved optical sensor built directly into the device, providing richer and more accurate information on users’ health status. This sensor allows the devices to keep track of users’ Heart Load Factor, a new measurement of the real-time demand placed on the heart.


Selling Price

Galaxy-S9+ colours

The Galaxy S9 and S9+ will be available starting 16 March 2018 in Malaysia. Offered at a recommended retail price from RM3,299 to RM4,399, it will be available in Midnight Black, Coral Blue and Lilac Purple.

Model Memory Colour RRP (RM)
Galaxy S9 64GB ·       Midnight Black
·       Coral Blue
·       Lilac Purple
Galaxy S9+


64GB ·       Midnight Black
·       Coral Blue
·       Lilac Purple
128GB ·       Midnight Black
·       Coral Blue
·       Lilac Purple
256GB ·       Midnight Black RM4,399

Limited-time Roadshow Promotion

To celebrate its launch in Malaysia, Samsung Malaysia Electronics will be kicking off a limited-time Roadshow Promotion in Pavilion Kuala Lumpur, Queensbay Mall in Penang, and Aeon Bandar Dato Onn in Johor Bahru. From 16 until 18 March 2018, customers who purchase a new Galaxy S9 or S9+ will be eligible for exclusive gifts by Samsung, which include:

  • A FREE Samsung Wireless Charger Stand worth RM279 (limited to 2,300 units)
  • A Samsung Gear Sport at 30% off with every purchase of a Galaxy S9 or S9+, while stocks last
  • RM50 off on an LED View Cover, Standing Clear View Cover or Alcantara Cover with every purchase of a Galaxy S9 or S9+, while stocks last
  • A Trade Up Program, allowing customers to trade-in selected devices with an extra trade up value of up to RM400
  • 0% Easy Payment Plan for up to 12 months

Apart from that, consumers will receive a total of 1,500 Samsung Rewards Points after activating Bixby, Samsung Members and Samsung Pay on their newly purchased Galaxy S9 and S9+, while stocks last.

To find out more about the Galaxy S9 and S9+ roadshows and exclusive Samsung Experience Stores deals, visit and To know more about the Galaxy S9 and S9+, visit

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