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

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