Gradient colors on the smartphones are a new trend. While a lot of Chinese companies are already implementing the gradient color on their smartphones, Samsung has also decided to do so. The 8-months old Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ are now getting its first gradient variant in Ice Blue color. For now, this color is exclusive to the Chinese market only. Well, let’s have a look at the Ice Blue Galaxy S9/S9+ against the one in Coral Blue color:

The reason to refresh color schematics on flagships is to keep up the hype of the smartphone. We’ve seen Samsung launching the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ in Sunrise Gold and Burgundy Red. And, this new edition is just a color refresh.

You can pre-order the handset today in China at CNY 5,500 ($790) for the Galaxy S9 with 128GB and CNY 6,500 ($935) for the Galaxy S9+ 128GB. The S9 will ship on November 20, the S9+ on the 26th.