3D emoji, more advanced than those offered by the iPhone X
The Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus could be the first Galaxy phones to receive 3D emoji and stereo speakers.
According to the revelations in the South Korean ETNews publication, the new 3D emoji developed by Samsung are similar to those offered by Apple in the sense that they represent 3D characters that imitate the user's facial movements
Powered by the Samsung Exynos chipset and an advanced optical sensor, the new facial mimic tracking technology promises a superior level of security when it comes to unlocking the phone with the facial recognition feature
The two speakers will be placed at the ends of the screen, making it easier to watch the stereo sound of the clips played with the phone in the horizontal position. It's not clear whether the speakers are front-facing, or placed on the side frame, but the sound quality will be optimized using Dolby Surround technologies. Moreover, Samsung has turned to AKG Acoustics specialists to optimize the Galaxy S9 speakers, sound quality will be one of its strong points
Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus will be officially launched on February 25 at an event organized by Samsung at the opening of the Mobile World Congress 2018.