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Samsung Galaxy S9 (2018) review

Android OS v8.0 (Oreo)
Exynos 9 Octa 9810
4 GB / 64 GB
5.8 inches 1440 x 2960 px

The Samsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960) smartphone released in 2018. It is powered by Exynos 9 Octa 9810 chipset, 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal storage.

The Samsung Galaxy S9 runs on Android OS v8.0 (Oreo) out of the box. It comes with a Li-Po 3000 mAh, non-removable battery. It features a 5.8 inches AMOLED display with 1440 x 2960 px resolution. The AMOLED technology is widely used for smartphones because of their gorgeous color reproduction abilities and very deep blacks.

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Samsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960) specifications

Brand
Samsung
Name
Galaxy S9
Type
SM-G960
Launch
2018

Body

Weight
155 g
Dimensions
144.1 x 68.1 x 8 mm
Colors
black
blue
gray
lilac
SIM type
Nano SIM

System

The Samsung Galaxy S9 runs on Android OS v8.0 (Oreo) out of the box, but the Galaxy S9's firmware can be upgraded to a newer version of OS.

OS
Android OS v8.0 (Oreo)
Chipset
Exynos 9 Octa 9810
CPU
Octa-core, Quad-core 2.9 GHz Exynos M3 Mongoose, Quad-core 1.9 GHz Cortex-A55
GPU
Mali-G72 MP18

Display

Screen size is measured in inches, diagonally from corner to corner. The 5.8 inches Super AMOLED capacitive touch screen with 1440 x 2960 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Technology
Super AMOLED
Size
5.8 inches
Resolution
1440 x 2960 px
Multitouch
yes

Memory

The smartphone's memory (4 GB) cannot be expanded, but the storage (64 GB) can be expanded with a microSD card.

RAM
4 GB
Internal storage
64 GB
External storage
microSD

Camera

The camera of the Samsung Galaxy S9 is equipped with autofocus. Autofocus is a camera feature that fine-tunes the focus of the camera, it is a nice feature of this smartphone. The rear camera has optical image stabilization (OIS) to counteract camera shake.

Front camera
8 MP
Rear camera
12 MP
4032 x 3024 px
autofocus
optical image stabilization
Flash
Dual LED

Connectivity

Galaxy S9 is 3G and 4G capable. This smartphone has a built-in GPS receiver. GPS is a satellite based navigation system that allows the determination of the exact geographical location on Earth. The Galaxy S9 comes with Near Field Communications (NFC) functionality for transferring content with other NFC-enabled devices. This Samsung smartphone has FM radio receiver.

GSM
850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Mobile network
2G / 3G / 4G
WLAN
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth
v5.0, A2DP
GPS
A-GPS, GLONASS
NFC
yes
FM radio
yes
USB
USB Type-C
Audio
3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Po 3000 mAh, non-removable battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup.

Type
Li-Po 3000 mAh, non-removable

Features

The smartphone sensors measure physical quantities and transmit them to the application processor. The phones's accelerometer is a built-in electronic component that measures tilt and motion. A fingerprint sensor is one of the easiest and most secure ways to protect your smartphone. The proximity sensor detects when a user is holding the phone near their face during a call and turns off the display to prevent keypad presses and battery consumption from the display. The Galaxy S9 has Dual SIM capability, which means that you can insert two different SIM cards and use them both from one phone.

Sensors
accelerometer
barometer
compass
fingerprint
gyroscope
hall
heart rate
light
proximity
Specials
Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Dual SIM
Fast charging
Wireless charging

The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the Samsung Galaxy S9, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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