Flip it over and you can bask in the glitzy glow of the gold color. Bada bling!
The front looks exactly the same as other Galaxy S9 colors.
It's the backing that gets a new "satin gloss" finish.
What's that mean? Samsung says it's a mix of a satiny and matte finish that's meant to replicate the feel of fabric. P.S. It doesn't really feel like fabric.
Here's the new finish compared with the superglossy purple S9.
And yes, it does look a little different depending on the lighting.
Other than the color and finish, the gold Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus have the same features as any other color.
That includes the dual-aperture 12-megapixel main camera and all the internals, like the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor.
The sides of the gold Galaxy S9's screen are still curved.
The 18:9 ratio leaves more space for the screen, and the phone has slimmer side bezels.
Now we're just showing off.
By the way, that high-res display reaches a maximum of 2,960 by 1,440 pixels.
You don't see much of the gold color looking at the screen.
Pricing for the gold S9 remains the same as for other Galaxy S9 phones.