The Galaxy S9's Super Slow Motion is fun to toy with (video)

Despite all the arguments that Sony was first with the pimped up slow-mo idea in the Xperia XZ Premium, introducing a 1000fps sensor that packaged its own memory, and was able to store the vast amount of info needed to display Super Slow Motion snippets, it's still fun to play with this thing on Samsung's newest Galaxy S9 and S9+

Granted, the Xperia XZ2 and Compact do 960fps@1080p now, while the Galaxies do it at 720p, but the effect is still marvelous, and , let's face it, more S9 and S9+ phones will land in the hands of consumers than the newest Xperias, and the slow-mo that counts will be the one you have in your hands for those special occassions. 

That is why we took some frivolous footage to demo for you what the Super Slow Motion on the S9 can do in real-life scenarios, and not in the staged booths that Samsung had provided at the pre-briefings. Check it out, and tell us what you think, would you be using this option on a regular basis with your Galaxy S9 or S9+?

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Galaxy S9
  • Display 5.8" 1440 x 2960 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 8 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Octa-core, 2800 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3000 mAh(31h talk time)



1. kobainez

Posts: 454; Member since: Apr 13, 2012

With Sony its a gimmick but with Samsung is fun to toy with. Typical samdung arena

3. livechatzone

Posts: 12; Member since: Jan 21, 2018

i think this is old feature

5. euklidis

Posts: 34; Member since: Oct 08, 2013

Well, ΧΖ Premium... a year ago...

8. Shafittey

Posts: 10; Member since: May 11, 2016

the camera still is a junk...just look at it..getting out of focus of the object..that cant be happening who ur in some special occation..i'll pass it Sony..i'll go for the S9+..

9. AlphaMale

Posts: 59; Member since: May 03, 2017

Go ahead enjoy your 720p super slow motion video on your QHD+ screen while the XZ2/XZ2 Compact owners will enjoy their super slow motion video at Full HD. And also when there is not much hdr content available for their HDR screen XZ2/XZ2 Compact owners can easily make their own HDR videos in glorious 4K or simply turn on the X-Reality and convert SDR content to HDR.

6. AliBashir

Posts: 55; Member since: Jun 18, 2017

If you want to test this feature but the s9 is not released yet you can test it through Sony Xperia xz premium /xz1/xz1 compact /xzs, since this feature was the last year Sonys feature.

7. adecvat

Posts: 658; Member since: Nov 15, 2013

Yeah, fun toy with NO MANUAL control of the recording.

12. Trex95

Posts: 2383; Member since: Mar 03, 2013 First expert camera test of galaxy S9 honestly not impressed

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