i wish the manufacturer would not abandon the normal smaller size. that is the perfect size and weight for daily outdoor use. rational users are minority.
using a large size phone for taking photo is just slow and less efficient. too much it is.
sports car should be just that size, should not be one cm longer. don't want a pick up truck.
Anonymous, 19 Mar 20184GB is enough in flagships. What are you doing with 6? This is not Windows x64 we're talking a... moreSo how come mid-range phones are also now shipping with 6 GB of RAM? So the new flagships should have less RAM then their mid-range counterparts? That makes good logical sense.
SixTymes, 19 Mar 2018"we have a suspicion that the voting will quickly swing in favor of the smaller handset."
S... moreWho/Where was this posted?
Cause it looks like you made it up, if it was removed.
1- The biggest differentiator between the two is actually the price. And most people underestimate how much this affects the market.
2- Secondly, the next big differentiator between the two is the Battery Life. It's almost a night/day difference when thinking about the practical application of it which is why the S8+ and S9+ are the better version. You can get 2 days from an average/mixed-use from these larger models, but the smaller models only do around 1 day of use. And if you are a heavy user (constant white images, 4G+ signal constantly changing towers, emulators, graphically demanding games, VR, video recording in 4K) then you won't make the day with the S9, but the S9+ will see you get closer to the end.
3- The slightly more usable screen is the next differentiator. Some people don't mind, others really care for the extra screen estate. On average, the Plus models are the better products from this aspect.
4- The cameras aren't really a differentiator. The Bokeh Effect is great on the Pixel2 and that doesn't even resort to a second sensor like the iPhone/Samsung models. And a monochrome camera is usually a (slightly) better option, but the software is still a WIP as the OnePlus and Huawei handsets have shown. The colour still hasn't been effectively software-added to a sharper Black and White photo. The other option is a Wide-Angle lens, and I personally can vouch for its effectiveness. However, what would be better is if the Wide-Angle could be added to the primary camera... and keeping it as one large sensor that can sort of do optical zoom from a Wide-lens to a Regular-lens. This adjustable-lens would be the more useful application, and better than Samsung's adjustable-aperture camera.
"we have a suspicion that the voting will quickly swing in favor of the smaller handset."
SPOT ON ASSUMPTION
Anonymous, 18 Mar 2018The regular one should have had 6gb ram at least. That was just foul play...4GB is enough in flagships. What are you doing with 6? This is not Windows x64 we're talking about, but Droids. Maybe invoke Future-proofing, but that's still a lot of LPDDR4X RAM
i had no problem with samsung customer service.after warranty finish still can deal extend warranty for free.plus they device dont had any problem.beside from s9 plus i had s3 still running till today of course its out date.anyway already 5 years that s3 still live,
hossamsalem, 18 Mar 2018super ugly phone all Samsung phones are ugly and there customer service is the worst Beauty is highly subjective.
As for Samsung customer service maybe you had a bad experience but I am very happy with them. My local Samsung service once repaired my scratched screen for free and were always nice and helpful.
This was a purposeful move by Samsung to effectively make the higher price s9 plus the standard go to model by differentiating the camera. The screen size is also only 0.2inch bigger than the note 8. What's the point?
Make the s9 the "mini flagship /iPhone 8 " the main flagship s9 plus/just like iPhone 8 plus and then the note and iPhone X hitting the $1000 premium flagships.
Anonymous, 18 Mar 2018Most of the user expected third option to choose none of the above in this pollThe option is just don't vote...
The new Note will inevitably send the bigger S9 to obscurity, though.
super ugly phone all Samsung phones are ugly and there customer service is the worst
The regular one should have had 6gb ram at least. That was just foul play...
I'm sure why people chose + because dual camera if Samsung make 9 with dual camera the story will change.
Anonymous, 18 Mar 2018Regular s8/s9 is too small.That's why you got the plus models. For me it's perfectly sized.
All I want in a phone (and I believe plenty other users too) is a great FHD+ screen(5.8" at most), great cameras (front and back), stellar battery and maybe iris scanner for security(even if I'll be fine with just a fingerprint scanner). All the other stuff prove to be useless on a day-to-day use.
Who really uses those things( AR emoji, Animoji, Face scan, slow-mo, VR headset) and how many times a day?
Why not make a phone with just the essentials and a battery that can last 3 days or at least 2 days for a reasonable price?
Most of the user expected third option to choose none of the above in this poll
Yes chose it because of extra hardware, but otherwise never wanted to pick up bigger model. In this case Samsung forces you to choose bigger model cause it better, which is bad thing. S8 gave you everything and it was up to you to choose size. I think in many years I will choose different brand next year and skip Samsung. Price and smaller model neglection is bad as it is.