Would you rather get the Galaxy S9 or the Galaxy S9+ and why?

Would you rather get the Galaxy S9 or the Galaxy S9+ and why?
Samsung is already taking pre-orders for its latest-and-greatest flagship duo — the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+. The two take the Galaxy S8 formula and only touch it up a little bit, with a new place for the fingerprint pad, a hardware update, and a secondary camera on the bigger model, borrowed straight from the Galaxy Note 8.

So, wait, let's back up a bit. What exactly are the differences between the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+?

There are only two. The obvious one is that the regular model is more compact — it has a 5.8-inch display with an 18.5:9 aspect ratio, making it narrow and easy to hold in one hand. The S9+ is bigger, with a 6.2-inch diagonal display. Turn the phones around and you will see the second difference — the small model does not have the telephoto lens-equipped camera. This means there's no Live Focus (Portrait Mode) and no 2x optical zoom on the Galaxy S9, only on the Galaxy S9+.

Well, there's the third difference as well — price! The Galaxy S9 is already on the expensive side, starting at $720. The Galaxy S9+ pushes it further with a tag of $840.

So, we were wondering — which phone would you go for out of these two and what's the main motivator behind your choice?

Which one would you buy and why?

Galaxy S9 - because I want a more compact phone
24.58%
Galaxy S9 - because it's cheaper
5.7%
Galaxy S9+ - I want the bigger screen
36.92%
Galaxy S9+ - I want the secondary camera
32.8%

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Galaxy S9
  • 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 S9+
  • Display 6.2 inches
    2960 x 1440 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP (Dual camera)
    8 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, 6GB RAM
  • Storage 64GB, microSDXC
  • Battery 3500 mAh
  • OS Android 10
    Samsung One UI

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