Samsung Galaxy S9 Specifications, Price & Availability

By Kachi Ojieh Feb 26, 2018
Samsung officially launched the Galaxy S9 and S9+ flagships for 2018 at MWC which held in Barcelona, Spain. This article will focus on Samsung Galaxy S9.

The Samsung Galaxy S9 features a 5.8 inch Quad HD + Curved Super AMOLED display (Corning Gorilla Glass 5 for protection), 2960 X 1440 pixels (570 PPI). It is powered by a Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 845 - USA & China, Octa-core Exynos 9810 (EMEA) processor with a 4GB RAM and a 64GB/128GB internal storage capacity which can be expanded up to 256GB using microSD card. The smartphone sports a 12-megapixel primary camera and 8-megapixel front-facing camera for selfies.

The Samsung Galaxy S9 runs Android 8.0 Oreo and boasts of a Non-removable Li-ion 3000 mAh battery. Connectivity options include Cat 18 LTE support (1.2Gbps download speeds), Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth v5.0 and a 3.5mm headphone jack. Biometric lock includes iris scanner, fingerprint scanner, and face recognition.

Samsung Galaxy S9 Price and Availability

It is expected to be sold £739 (approximately N373,304.00 in Nigerian currency). Samsung Galaxy S9 smartphone will be available by March 2018.

See the full specifications below:

Samsung Galaxy S9 Specifications

General

  • Brand: Samsung Galaxy S9
  • Operating System: Android 8.0 (Oreo)
  • Announced Globally: 25th February, 2018
  • Announced In Nigeria: -

Processor

  • Chipset: Exynos 9810 Octa - EMEA Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 845 - USA & China
  • CPU: Octa-core (4x2.8 GHz Mongoose M3 & 4x1.7 GHz Cortex-A55) - EMEA Octa-core (4x2.7 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4x1.7 GHz Kryo 385 Silver) - USA & China
  • GPU: Mali-G72 MP18 – EMEA, Adreno 630 – USA & China

Display

  • Screen Size: 5.8 inches
  • Resolution: 2960 x 1440 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio (~570 ppi density)
  • Display Type: Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
  • Multitouch: Yes
  • Screen Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 5

Camera

  • Rear Camera: Super Speed Dual Pixel 12MP AF sensor with OIS (F1.5/F2.4)
  • Video Recording: Yes, 2160p@60fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@960fps, HDR, dual-video rec.
  • Front Camera: 8MP camera

Storage

  • Card Slot: Yes, microSD Card (Uses SIM 2 slot)
  • Internal Storage: Yes, 64GB/128GB/256GB
  • Expandable Memory: Yes, up to 256GB
  • RAM: 4GB RAM

Network Support

  • Technology: GSM / CDMA/ WCDMA / LTE
  • 2G GSM: Yes
  • 2G CDMA 1X: Yes
  • 3G WCDMA: Yes
  • 3G WCDMA EVDO: Yes
  • 4G LTE: Yes

Multimedia

  • Audio Player: MP3, M4A, 3GA, AAC, OGG, OGA, WAV, WMA, AMR, AWB, FLAC, MID, MIDI, XMF, MXMF, IMY, RTTTL, RTX, OTA, APE, DSF, DFF
  • Video Player: MP4, M4V, 3GP, 3G2, WMV, ASF, AVI, FLV, MKV, WEBM
  • Games: -
  • FM Radio: Yes, (USA & Canada only)
  • Audio Jack (3.5mm): Yes

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes
  • Edge: Yes
  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
  • Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE aptX
  • USB: 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
  • 4G LTE: Yes, LTE-A (6CA) Cat18 1200/200
  • Browser: HTML5
  • NFC: Yes
  • GPS: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO

Battery

  • Battery: Non-removable, 3000mAh
  • Battery Type: Li-ion battery
  • Use Time: -
  • Fast Charging: Yes, Quick Charge 2.0
  • Qi Wireless Charging: Yes

Other Features

  • Sensors: Iris scanner, fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2
  • Messaging: SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
  • Water Resistant: Yes
  • Dust Resistant: Yes
  • Document Viewer: Yes
  • Document Editor: Yes
  • Virtual Reality: Yes, Gear VR with Controller (SM-R325NZVAXAR), Google Daydream View

Colors

  • Colors: Midnight Black, Coral Blue, Titanium Gray, Lilac Purple
Samsung officially launched the Galaxy S9 and S9+ flagships for 2018 at MWC which held in Barcelona, Spain. This article will focus on Samsung Galaxy S9.

The Samsung Galaxy S9 features a 5.8 inch Quad HD + Curved Super AMOLED display (Corning Gorilla Glass 5 for protection), 2960 X 1440 pixels (570 PPI). It is powered by a Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 845 - USA & China, Octa-core Exynos 9810 (EMEA) processor with a 4GB RAM and a 64GB/128GB internal storage capacity which can be expanded up to 256GB using microSD card. The smartphone sports a 12-megapixel primary camera and 8-megapixel front-facing camera for selfies.

The Samsung Galaxy S9 runs Android 8.0 Oreo and boasts of a Non-removable Li-ion 3000 mAh battery. Connectivity options include Cat 18 LTE support (1.2Gbps download speeds), Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth v5.0 and a 3.5mm headphone jack. Biometric lock includes iris scanner, fingerprint scanner, and face recognition.

Samsung Galaxy S9 Price and Availability

It is expected to be sold £739 (approximately N373,304.00 in Nigerian currency). Samsung Galaxy S9 smartphone will be available by March 2018.

See the full specifications below:

Samsung Galaxy S9 Specifications

General

  • Brand: Samsung Galaxy S9
  • Operating System: Android 8.0 (Oreo)
  • Announced Globally: 25th February, 2018
  • Announced In Nigeria: -

Processor

  • Chipset: Exynos 9810 Octa - EMEA Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 845 - USA & China
  • CPU: Octa-core (4x2.8 GHz Mongoose M3 & 4x1.7 GHz Cortex-A55) - EMEA Octa-core (4x2.7 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4x1.7 GHz Kryo 385 Silver) - USA & China
  • GPU: Mali-G72 MP18 – EMEA, Adreno 630 – USA & China

Display

  • Screen Size: 5.8 inches
  • Resolution: 2960 x 1440 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio (~570 ppi density)
  • Display Type: Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
  • Multitouch: Yes
  • Screen Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 5

Camera

  • Rear Camera: Super Speed Dual Pixel 12MP AF sensor with OIS (F1.5/F2.4)
  • Video Recording: Yes, 2160p@60fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@960fps, HDR, dual-video rec.
  • Front Camera: 8MP camera

Storage

  • Card Slot: Yes, microSD Card (Uses SIM 2 slot)
  • Internal Storage: Yes, 64GB/128GB/256GB
  • Expandable Memory: Yes, up to 256GB
  • RAM: 4GB RAM

Network Support

  • Technology: GSM / CDMA/ WCDMA / LTE
  • 2G GSM: Yes
  • 2G CDMA 1X: Yes
  • 3G WCDMA: Yes
  • 3G WCDMA EVDO: Yes
  • 4G LTE: Yes

Multimedia

  • Audio Player: MP3, M4A, 3GA, AAC, OGG, OGA, WAV, WMA, AMR, AWB, FLAC, MID, MIDI, XMF, MXMF, IMY, RTTTL, RTX, OTA, APE, DSF, DFF
  • Video Player: MP4, M4V, 3GP, 3G2, WMV, ASF, AVI, FLV, MKV, WEBM
  • Games: -
  • FM Radio: Yes, (USA & Canada only)
  • Audio Jack (3.5mm): Yes

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes
  • Edge: Yes
  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
  • Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE aptX
  • USB: 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
  • 4G LTE: Yes, LTE-A (6CA) Cat18 1200/200
  • Browser: HTML5
  • NFC: Yes
  • GPS: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO

Battery

  • Battery: Non-removable, 3000mAh
  • Battery Type: Li-ion battery
  • Use Time: -
  • Fast Charging: Yes, Quick Charge 2.0
  • Qi Wireless Charging: Yes

Other Features

  • Sensors: Iris scanner, fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2
  • Messaging: SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
  • Water Resistant: Yes
  • Dust Resistant: Yes
  • Document Viewer: Yes
  • Document Editor: Yes
  • Virtual Reality: Yes, Gear VR with Controller (SM-R325NZVAXAR), Google Daydream View

Colors

  • Colors: Midnight Black, Coral Blue, Titanium Gray, Lilac Purple
Kachi Ojieh
Kachi Ojieh

"Tech Is Before Anything Else since 2017". Kachi Ojieh is the CEO and Founder of Tech Is Bae. An enthusiastic blogger with the heart to unify all tech lovers across the globe. Currently working to make sure readers keep coming back for more.

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