Samsung Galaxy S9+

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Announced:
Feb 25, 2018
Market status:
Released
Release date:
Mar 16, 2018

PhoneArena Rating:

9.0
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Display

Display size:

6.2 inches

Resolution:

1440 x 2960 pixels

Pixel density:

531 ppi

Technology:

Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio:

83.68 %

Features:

HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear:

Dual camera

Main camera:

12 megapixels

Hardware Features:

Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.5/F2.4; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Second camera:

12 megapixels

Hardware Features:

Telephoto, Optical image stabilization, Autofocus

Specifications:

Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 52 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.6"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Video recording:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)

Features:

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, Continuous autofocus, Object tracking, Picture-taking during video recording, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing

Front:

8 megapixels

Features:

Autofocus, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions:

6.22 x 2.91 x 0.33 inches (158.1 x 73.8 x 8.5 mm)

Weight:

6.67 oz (189 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials:

Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5); Frame: Aluminum

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP 68

Biometrics:

Iris scanner, 2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)

Features:

Notification light

Colors:

Black, Gold, Gray, Purple, Blue, Red

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5 mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

32-Bit DAC, Dolby Atmos, aptX-HD

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation

Hardware & Performance

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845

Processor:

Octa-core, 2800 MHz, Kryo 385, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU:

Adreno 630

RAM:

6 GB

Internal storage:

64 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 400 GB

OS:

Android (9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo), Samsung One UI

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB:

USB Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1

Features:

USB OTG, Video out

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Barometer

Mobile Payment:

Samsung Pay

Other:

NFC, ANT+

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 66, 71

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38, 39, 40, 41, 46

UMTS:

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data:

LTE-A Pro Cat 18 (1200/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA

SIM type:

Nano SIM

Battery

Capacity:

3500 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Charging:

Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging, Qi and Powermat wireless charging

Talk time:

35.00 hours
the average is 20 h (1205 min)

Stand-by time:

14.2 days (342 hours)
the average is 21 days (509 h)

Internet use:

3G: 13 hours; LTE: 15 hours; Wi-Fi: 15 hours

Music playback:

102.00 hours

Video playback:

20.00 hours

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Jan 11, 2018

FCC ID value:

A3LSMG965U link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.36 W/kg

Body:

0.79 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.04 W/kg

Phablet:

3.94 W/kg

Shopping information

MSRP price:

$ 840

This device is also known as Samsung SM-G965U

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ALTERNATIVE VARIANTS

We list only the specs that are different than the main variant

Samsung Galaxy S9+

SM-G965F International version

Differences from the main variant:

System chip:

Samsung Exynos 9 9810

Processor:

Octa-core, 2900 MHz, Exynos M3 and ARM Cortex-A55, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU:

Mali-G72 MP18

Talk time:

25.00 hours
the average is 20 h (1205 min)

Music playback:

54.00 hours

Video playback:

18.00 hours

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Dec 27, 2017

FCC ID value:

A3LSMG965F link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.23 W/kg

Body:

0.58 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.46 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.05 W/kg

Phablet:

3.68 W/kg

Samsung Galaxy S9+

SM-G965F/DS with Dual SIM

Differences from the main variant:

System chip:

Samsung Exynos 9 9810

Processor:

Octa-core, 2900 MHz, Exynos M3 and ARM Cortex-A55, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU:

Mali-G72 MP18

Dual SIM:

Shared with microSD

Talk time:

25.00 hours
the average is 20 h (1205 min)

Music playback:

54.00 hours

Video playback:

18.00 hours

Samsung Galaxy S9+

with 256 GB storage

Differences from the main variant:

Internal storage:

256 GB

MSRP price:

$ 940

Samsung Galaxy S9+

with 128 GB storage

Differences from the main variant:

Internal storage:

128 GB

MSRP price:

$ 890

US CARRIER AVAILABILITY

Available
Discontinued

Pros

  • High screen-to-body ratio (83.68 %)
  • Optical camera zoom
  • Extremely high pixel density screen (531 ppi)
  • Large camera sensor pixel size (1.4 μm)

Cons

No Cons

Description

With the Samsung Galaxy S9+, you get all the great features of the S9, including the shiny glass-and-metal design, the immersive Infinity Display, the stereo speakers, and the dual-aperture camera with 960fps slow-motion and AR Emoji. On top of this, you also get a larger screen, a bigger battery, and a second camera at the back enabling 2X lossless zoom and bokeh effect for your portraits. All of these goodies are backed up by a top-notch specs sheet making this one of the most powerful Android phones around.

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