A Galaxy S9 Active never came, are you sad that Samsung may have killed its rugged line?

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A Galaxy S9 Active never came, are you sad that Samsung killed its rugged line?
There is only one thing better than a Galaxy S-line phone, and it is its Active version. Top among the reasons is the fact that those usually ship with much larger batteries than the originals, righting the main wrong with Samsung's otherwise excellent flagships.

It seems that the Galaxy S9 Active is the exception, though, on account of the simple fact that it never materialized. We had codes like SM-G893 bandied about, hinting at a true Galaxy S8 Active successor, as that one carries the model number SM-G892, but in the end, we came up short.

So, if you hoped for a non-fragile S9, with a 5.8" QHD+ display, 4GB RAM/64 GB storage configuration, a Snapdragon 845 chipset, and a 4000 mAh battery, you may have been in for a huge disappointment. How huge?

Well, you tell us, as, right after Thanksgiving, we can be fairly certain that Samsung may have upped the water-tight certification of its flagships in 2018, but in the process, it may also have finally killed their Active versions for good. Did you like the Active line, or do you think there's no need for it anymore?

A Galaxy S9 Active never came, are you sad that Samsung killed its rugged line?

Not really
38%
Yes, loved the Active models!
62%

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Galaxy S9

PhoneArena Score:

9.0

User Score:

8.2
  • Display 5.8 inches 2960 x 1440 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP (Single camera) 8 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 4GB RAM
  • Storage 64GB, microSDXC
  • Battery 3000 mAh
  • OS Android 10 Samsung One UI
Galaxy S8 Active
  • Display 5.8 inches 2960 x 1440 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP (Single camera) 8 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 4GB RAM
  • Storage 64GB, microSDXC
  • Battery 4000 mAh
  • OS Android 9.0 Pie Samsung One UI

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