With its new Galaxy S9 and S9+, Samsung debuted AR Emoji, a feature that mimics Animoji, the animated emoji characters that Apple introduced alongside the iPhone X.
In our latest YouTube video, we compared Samsung’s new AR Emoji on the Galaxy S9 to Apple’s Animoji on the iPhone X to check out the similarities and differences between the two features.
Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. Apple’s Animoji are enabled through the TrueDepth camera system, which is Apple’s 3D facial recognition feature that maps out a user’s facial features. The TrueDepth camera analyzes more than 50 muscle movements in different areas [...]
Galaxy S9 and S9+ reviews are officially out, and they’re mostly positive. The consensus is that Samsung’s latest smartphones are iterative but improved versions of its already-impressive Galaxy S8 devices.
We’ve linked a handful of the reviews below for anyone interested, but since we’re an Apple-centric website, we’ve chose to specifically highlight some comparisons made to Apple and the iPhone X in particular.Highlights
The Wall Street Journal’s David Pierce believes that Samsung and the Galaxy S9 once again „set the bar for smartphone design“: Nobody makes better-looking phones than Samsung. Last year’s [...]
Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus will reportedly copy one of the iPhone X’s most popular new features: Animoji.
Korean website ETNews claims the flagship smartphones will have a new 3D emoji function that is „more advanced“ than Animoji. Like on the iPhone X, users will be able to choose from various 3D characters, including animals, that mimic facial movements as tracked by the Galaxy S9’s facial recognition sensors.
Samsung should reveal the name of its Animoji competitor when the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus are unveiled at Mobile World Congress on February 25. Many details about the smartphones have already leaked, [...]
Samsung is planning to unveil its next-generation smartphones, the Galaxy S9 and S9+, at an event that’s set to take place at Mobile World Congress on February 25, but ahead of that date, several images have leaked depicting the South Korean company’s new flagship device.
Noted leaker Evan Blass, aka @evleaks, has shared several renders of the new Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ on Twitter, along with details about what to expect from the device that will compete directly with Apple’s own iPhone X.
Galaxy S9 Samsung’s two new smartphones will continue to use the same general design as the Galaxy S8 devices, with slim bezels and a near edge-to-edge [...]