Samsung recently released a high-end smartphone called Samsung Galaxy S9 plus though I have written a good review on Samsung Galaxy S9 and the difference between the two smartphones is the “plus”

I decided to have a separate review on Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus because there is a clear difference between them especially when it comes to size, memory, camera, battery etc.

Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus

 

Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus Review

Let us discuss more about this smartphone features and functionalities to enable you to know what to expect if you finally decide to go for it.

Display

Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus comes with big 6.2″ Quad HD+ Super AMOLED (2960×1440) display and 158.0 x 73.8 x 8.5 mm in dimensions and will be perfect for those who like big screen smartphones.

Galaxy S9 Plus is about 4 inches bigger than the normal Galaxy S9 that comes with 5.8-inch display size, the choice is all yours whether to go for the normal S9 or S9 Plus (+).

Operating System

If you have been enjoying the power of Android OS then get ready to test something new and advanced as the new Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus comes with the latest Android 8.0 Oreo operating system giving you the power to explore more features that Android offers.

Memory

This smartphone comes with 6GB Random Access Memory (RAM) and 64GB Read-Only Memory (ROM) giving you all the power you need to work and have fun with your smartphone.

Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus is now one of the best smartphones with 6GB Ram which enables you to do more with this phone while you have 64GB to store your apps, games and media files, you can as well extend the storage capacity of this smartphone using microSD, up to 400GB

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Camera

Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus DUAL CAMERA

Galaxy S9+ is equipped with dual: 12 MP (f/1.5-2.4, 26mm, 1/2.55″, 1.4 µm, Dual Pixel PDAF) + 12MP (f/2.4, 52mm, 1/3.6″, 1 µm, AF), OIS, phase detection autofocus, 2x optical zoom, LED flash (Rear Cameras) and Geo-tagging, simultaneous 4K video and 9MP image recording, touch focus, face/smile detection, Auto HDR, panorama (Front selfie camera)

With no doubt, this smartphone has what it takes to give you high-quality images and videos irrespective of the time or where you are.

Battery

Samsung Galaxy S9+

Galaxy S9 Plus is powered by 3500 mAh battery capacity which is not bad compared to other Samsung smartphones and it has fast charging features plus wireless charging option which means you don’t need to fumble with charging cables when you need to recharge, all you need is to place your phone on the wireless charger to power up with ease and ready to use.

* Wireless charger, power cord, and adapter sold separately.
* Wireless charger requires a power connection.

Price and Availability

The sale of Samsung Galaxy S9 has started and you can pre-order now while shipping starts on March 16, 2018.

Jumia Nigeria  from ₦320,000

Amazon    from $8,500

Samsung Galaxy S9+ Full Specifications

NETWORKTechnologyGSM / HSPA / LTE
LAUNCHAnnounced2018, February
StatusComing soon. Exp. release 2018, March
BODYDimensions158.1 x 73.8 x 8.5 mm (6.22 x 2.91 x 0.33 in)
Weight189 g (6.67 oz)
BuildFront/back glass (Gorilla Glass 5), aluminum frame
SIMSingle SIM (Nano-SIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
– Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
– IP68 certified – dust/water proof over 1.5 meter and 30 minutes
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DISPLAYTypeSuper AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size6.2 inches, 98.3 cm2 (~84.2% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution1440 x 2960 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio (~529 ppi density)
MultitouchYes
ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass 5
– HDR10 compliant
– 3D Touch (home button only)
– Always-on display
PLATFORMOSAndroid 8.0 (Oreo)
ChipsetExynos 9810 Octa – EMEA
Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845 – USA & China
CPUOcta-core (4×2.7 GHz Mongoose M3 & 4×1.8 GHz Cortex-A55) – EMEA
Octa-core (4×2.7 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4×1.7 GHz Kryo 385 Silver) – USA & China
GPUMali-G72 MP18 – EMEA
Adreno 630 – USA & China
MEMORYCard slotmicroSD, up to 400 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) – dual SIM model only
Internal64/128/256 GB, 6 GB RAM
CAMERAPrimaryDual: 12 MP (f/1.5-2.4, 26mm, 1/2.55″, 1.4 µm, Dual Pixel PDAF) + 12MP (f/2.4, 52mm, 1/3.6″, 1 µm, AF), OIS, phase detection autofocus, 2x optical zoom, LED flash
FeaturesGeo-tagging, simultaneous 4K video and 9MP image recording, touch focus, face/smile detection, Auto HDR, panorama
Video[email protected], [email protected], [email protected], HDR, dual-video rec.
Secondary8 MP (f/1.7, 25mm, 1/3.6″, 1.22 µm), autofocus, [email protected], dual video call, Auto HDR
SOUNDAlert typesVibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
LoudspeakerYes, with stereo speakers
3.5mm jackYes
– 32-bit/384kHz audio
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
COMMSWLANWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX
GPSYes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
NFCYes
RadioFM radio (USA & Canada only) – To be confirmed
USB3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
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FEATURESSensorsIris scanner, fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2
MessagingSMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
BrowserHTML5
– Samsung DeX (desktop experience support)
– Fast battery charging (Quick Charge 2.0)
– Qi/PMA wireless charging (market dependent)
– ANT+ support
– Bixby natural language commands and dictation
– MP4/DivX/XviD/H.265 player
– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FLAC player
– Photo/video editor
– Document editor
BATTERYNon-removable Li-Ion 3500 mAh battery (13.48 Wh)