Samsung Galaxy S9 is currently the newest high-end smartphone by Samsung mobile featuring 5.8 Inch QHD display, 4GB Ram, 64GB internal storage memory, Android 8.0 Oreo operating system with Octa-Core 2.8GHz + 1.7GHz processor, 8MP + 12MP front and back camera and 3000mAh battery capacity.

Samsung Galaxy S9 specs and price

Samsung Galaxy S9 Review

Let us use this opportunity to discuss more about Samsung Galaxy S9 features and functionality to know how powerful and smart the S9 is but before then I want you to know that this smartphone has a plus (+) version, you can read Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus Review, Specs and Price

Display

Galaxy S9

Samsung Galaxy S9 has a big display size of about 5.8 inch QHD + Super AMOLED (2960×1440) display which is a bit lesser than the Galaxy S9 Plus that comes with 6.2 inch display, with no doubt Samsung is the best when it comes to brightness and am sure you will be please with this Phone.

Operating system

This smartphone gives the opportunity to enjoy the best of Android operating system as it comes with the most recent Android 8.0 Oreo operating system with Octa-Core 2.8GHz + 1.7GHz processor which guarantees stability and optimum performance.

Memory

Samsung Galaxy S9 is an outstanding smartphone that gives you more of what you needed as it comes with 4GB random access memory (RAM) that makes multitasking easier while handling other heavy app and games remains a child’s play with Samsung galaxy S9.

Apart from the 4GB Ram, you still have upto 64GB read-only memory (ROM) that enables you to store and manage favorite games, app and other media files such as mp3, and videos files.

Camera

samsung galaxy s9 camera

This smartphone comes with high quality 8MP front selfie camera and 12MP back camera that enables you to take photos anywhere and any time because of the F1.5 aperture mode that enable the camera to take good images even when it’s dark while the F2.4 Aperture mode enables you to take excellent and sharp images during daylight as the lens shifts to F2.4 mode when needed.

Battery

The major problem we have faced about Samsung smartphone is battery but this time there is an improvement as the Galaxy S9 is powered by a 3000mAh battery capacity which is expected to last for many days and hours depending on how use it.

Samsung Galaxy S9 has quick charging features + wireless charger which means you don’t need to wait all day for your smartphone to charge.

Security Features

Samsung Galaxy S9 is equipped with many security options such as fingerprint sensor, Iris scanner, face detection, pattern lock and password, all of them can help you protect your smartphone against unauthorized use.

Key Features

  • Display: 5.8 Inch QHD
  • CPU: Octa-Core 2.8GHz + 1.7GHz
  • Memory: RAM 4GB, ROM 64GB; MicroSD slot Support
  • Camera: Rear 12MP, Front 8MP
  • Operating System: Android 8.0 Oreo
  • 3000 mAh battery capacity

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 ₦185,500

Full Specifications

NETWORK Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
LAUNCH Announced 2018, February
Status Coming soon. Exp. release 2018, March
BODY Dimensions 147.7 x 68.7 x 8.5 mm (5.81 x 2.70 x 0.33 in)
Weight 163 g (5.75 oz)
Build Front/back glass (Gorilla Glass 5), aluminum frame
SIM Single 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
DISPLAY Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 5.8 inches, 84.8 cm2 (~83.6% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1440 x 2960 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio (~570 ppi density)
Multitouch Yes
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 5
– HDR10 compliant
– 3D Touch (home button only)
– Always-on display
PLATFORM OS Android 8.0 (Oreo)
Chipset Exynos 9810 Octa – EMEA
Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845 – USA & China
CPU Octa-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
GPU Mali-G72 MP18 – EMEA
Adreno 630 – USA & China
MEMORY Card slot microSD, up to 400 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) – dual SIM model only
Internal 64/128/256 GB, 4 GB RAM
CAMERA Primary 12 MP (f/1.5-2.4, 26mm, 1/2.5″, 1.4 µm, Dual Pixel PDAF), phase detection autofocus, OIS, LED flash,
Features Geo-tagging, simultaneous 4K video and 9MP image recording, touch focus, face/smile detection, Auto HDR, panorama
Video 2160p@60fps, 1080p@240fps, 720p@960fps, HDR, dual-video rec.,
Secondary 8 MP (f/1.7, 25mm, 1/3.6″, 1.22 µm), autofocus, 1440p@30fps, dual video call, Auto HDR
SOUND Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes, with stereo speakers
3.5mm jack Yes
– 32-bit/384kHz audio
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
COMMS WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
NFC Yes
Radio FM radio (USA & Canada only) – To be confirmed
USB 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
FEATURES Sensors Iris scanner, fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
Browser HTML5
– 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
BATTERY Non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery (11.55 Wh)

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