Coming from its predecessor of Galaxy S8, this Galaxy S9 smartphone now packs up with faster processor, larger options of internal storage, tougher body built for durability protection, iris scanner for fast accurate screen unlock and for Animoji, and also with Samsung DeX for full desktop experience support when connected to a TV or a monitor.
Screen size: 5.8 inches | Screen type: Super AMOLED with Gorilla Glass 5 | Resolution: 1440 x 2960 pixels | Sharpness: 570 ppi density | Dimensions: 147.7 x 68.7 x 8.5 mm | Weight: 163 g (5.75 oz) | Main Camera: 12MP (wide) | Front camera: 8MP (wide) + 2MP (Iris scanner) | Maximum video resolution: 4k, 30fps | Storage & RAM: 64/128/256GB + 4/4/4GB RAM | SD Card Slot: microSDXC (up to 400GB) | Battery: 3000mAh | 3.5mm Audio Jack: Yes | Connection: Type-C 1.0 reversible connector | Sensors: Iris scanner, fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2, Samsung DeX (desktop experience support), ANT+, Bixby natural language commands and dictation.
Coming from its predecessor of Samsung Galaxy S8, this smartphone of Galaxy S9 now operates on Android 8.0 (Oreo) version.
Galaxy S9 has taken good care when it comes to durability comparison. Samsung has increased the extra bulk coming from substantial improvements to durability that breaks down from detail improvements of adding with stiffer aluminium in the chassis, whereby increasing 20% stronger drop protection and glass in the display is thicker.
S9 is now powered with the Exynos 9810 or Snapdragon 845 depending on the market. Moreover, the S9 phone now comes with memory of 4 GB RAM, yet having the internal storage with options to buy in from 64GB to 256GB, while its external microsd card slot has the capability to expand up to 400GB.
Looking at the build of this Galaxy S9 smartphone, where its display is at diagonally size of 5.8 inches has paired with an impressive Super AMOLED screen and has a resolution of 1440 x 2960 pixels and brightness at 570 ppi pixel density. Whereby you can find that its phone body dimension was measured at 147.7 x 68.7 x 8.5 mm and weighs at 163grams.
To make sure you are having a great selfie experience, the front camera with 8 MP (wide) + 2MP (iris scanner) was set up here, and on the rear camera sensor was running at 12MP wide sensor that was featured with Dual Pixel PDAF, OIS, auto-HDR, panorama and more.
To keep your phone alive with a single charge, its battery size at 3000mAh indeed helps you to keep your phone just around a day sufficient with average usage. Having the wireless charging features has also made this phone a premium bonus of benefits as well.
The available connectivity features found in this S9 comprises WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, NFC and much more by observing the following phone specification. Having another great feature by turning your Galaxy S9 smartphone into a full PC desktop experience (Samsung DeX) such like using a window based user interface when connecting your phone to a TV or a monitor.
Full specification and price:
|Specs||Samsung Galaxy S9|
|Released on||February 2018|
|Display||Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Screen Size of 5.8 inches, 84.8 cm2 with 83.6% screen-to-body ratio
Resolution of 1440 x 2960 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio with 570 ppi density
Protection with Corning Gorilla Glass 5
3D Touch (home button only)
|OS||Android 8.0 (Oreo), upgradable to Android 10, One UI 2.1|
|Chipset||Exynos 9810 (10 nm) – phone model of EMEA
Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845 (10 nm) – phone model of USA/LATAM, China
|Processor||Octa-core (4×2.7 GHz Mongoose M3 & 4×1.8 GHz Cortex-A55) – phone model of EMEA
Octa-core (4×2.8 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4×1.7 GHz Kryo 385 Silver) – phone model of USA/LATAM, China
|GPU||Mali-G72 MP18 – phone model ofEMEA
Adreno 630 – phone model of USA/LATAM, China
|Storage size & type||64/128/ 256GB
12 MP (wide), f/1.5-2.4, 26mm, 1/2.55″, 1.4µm, dual pixel PDAF, OIS
Featured with LED flash, auto-HDR, panorama
Video resolution 4K@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/240fps, 720p@960fps, HDR, stereo sound rec., gyro-EIS & OIS (30fps)
8 MP (wide), f/1.7, 25mm , 1/3.6″, 1.22µm, AF
2 MP (dedicated iris scanner camera)
Featured with Dual video call, Auto-HDR
Video resolution of 1440p@30fps
|Sensors||Iris scanner, fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2, Samsung DeX (desktop experience support), ANT+, Bixby natural language commands and dictation|
|SD Card Slot||microSDXC uses shared SIM slot with dual SIM model only (up to 400GB)|
|USB type||3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector|
|SIM card Slot||Single SIM Nano-SIM or Hybrid Dual with SIM Nano-SIM, dual stand-by|
|Networking||GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth: 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX
GPS: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
Radio: FM radio for phone model of USA & Canada
|Audio||Loud Speaker: Yes.
3.5mm jack headphone: Yes.
|Battery Size||Li-Ion 3000 mAh, non-removable (11.55 Wh)
Charging with Fast charging 15W
Quick Charge 2.0
Qi/PMA wireless charging depending on market
|Dimensions , Weight and Build||147.7 x 68.7 x 8.5 mm (5.81 x 2.70 x 0.33 in)
Weight: 163 g (5.75 oz)
Glass front and glass back with Gorilla Glass 5, aluminum frame
Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
IP68 dust/water resistant with up to 1.5mtr for 30 mins
|Colors||Midnight Black, Coral Blue, Titanium Gray, Lilac Purple, Burgundy Red, Sunrise Gold, Ice Blue|
|Model||SM-G960F, SM-G960, SM-G960F, SM-G960U, SM-G960W, SM-G9600, SM-G960U1, SM-G960N, SCV38, SM-G960X, SC-02K|
|Price||Samsung Galaxy S9 priced at $270|
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