Watch T-Mobile break two Guinness World Records with the Galaxy S9

Leave it to T-Mobile to schedule wacky stunts to showcase the speed and tenacity of Samsung's newest high-end puppies, the Galaxy S9 and S9+. In between quips about the fastest network and the lowest price on these two darlings, T-Mobile threw in the video you see below, which shows how they broke not one, but two Guinness World Records with the phones. 

Well, the one is "the fastest text on a touch screen mobile phone while water skiing" (duh, why didn't anybody think about breaking this one before), while the other... we won't spoil the fun, but will just add that T-Mobile is getting increasingly creative with its unboxing sessions, too. Even if it doesn't persuade many folks to rush to the nearest T-Mobile store and grab and S9, it's a fun little stunt nonetheless.

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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. Phonehex

Posts: 766; Member since: Feb 16, 2016

Thats just about all the records the S9 is gonna break. Getting mine tomorrow , but most of the people around me who have a S8/S8 + or a Note 8 aren't gonna upgrade.

4. TechSceptic

Posts: 1156; Member since: Feb 05, 2018

Why would anyone ever want to upgrade, when their phone is only a single generation older? If people who has a phone that is only a single generation older actually want to upgrade, then the phone they have is simply a bad phone. It makes sense tho that your friends want to keep their S8/S8+ or Note 8, as they're all some of the best phones out there, even now.

6. Swsko

Posts: 15; Member since: Mar 09, 2018

I do upgrade on yearly bases as I buy my phones outright and prefer to sell for 50% off and only shell out 50% of the new phone

10. tuminatr

Posts: 1141; Member since: Feb 23, 2009

Honestly its smart sell you phone when its still worth something. I do it every year wait until the new model is a few months old and buy one off swappa sell your old one and only pay a coupe of hundred for an upgrade

12. TechSceptic

Posts: 1156; Member since: Feb 05, 2018

Regardless, you aren't going to get a significantly different experience with a phone that is only a single generation older, regardless of brand. I don't know why Samsung is getting so much s**t for keeping the same design for a single year, when iphones typically stick with one for 3-4 years. A lot more changes within a single generation on a Galaxy on average than it does with iphones, and yet no one seems to give Apple s**t for sticking to the same thing year after year with minimal changes.

2. Florin.T

Posts: 318; Member since: Dec 16, 2013

A hugely important record here for mankind. Not only that all people are water skiing everyday, but they also send tons of texts while doing it.

3. talon95

Posts: 1000; Member since: Jul 31, 2012

Got mine Tuesday. Like it so far. Waiting on some 600 mhz in my area. I'd like to see better HDR with all those images being merged as well as a super sampling mode.

5. TechSceptic

Posts: 1156; Member since: Feb 05, 2018

They should have shot some slow-mo with the S9 of the skies during all kinds of cool stunts, just to really put the cherry on top, as that is something very few smartphones can do. It would really raise this to the next level as an ad for the S9.

8. piyath

Posts: 2445; Member since: Mar 23, 2012

Who cares... no body cares.

11. Sammy_DEVIL737

Posts: 1529; Member since: Nov 28, 2016

Lol tou actually cared. :)))

13. TechSceptic

Posts: 1156; Member since: Feb 05, 2018

Your hating on Samsung is pathetic. Every single thread you do the same old thing. To imagine that someone spends their day on berating a brand on a random forum on a random smartphone site. How sad is your life, when that's what you choose to do week after week?

9. Pitrich

Posts: 239; Member since: Apr 13, 2016

I'll upgrade for the 600 mhz.. plus I lease so you might as well

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