Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus - information on the smartphone

by Timo25. February 2018
At the MWC 2018, Samsung has officially unveiled a pair of this year's flagship Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus models. With which equipment both models come along and further information about the price and availability, we have summarized for you in this post!



Samsung Galaxy S9 (S9 Plus)


Processor and memory
CPU: Exynos 9810 / Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 (US)
GPU: Mali-G72 MP18 / Adreno 630
RAM: 4GB (6GB)
Internal memory: 64GB (256GB)
Memory extension: Yes

Display Type: Super AMOLED
Display diagonal: 5.8 (6.2) inches
Display resolution: 2960 x 1440 pixels

Main Camera: 12 Megapixel (12 MP Tele Lens)
* Aperture: f / 1.5 and f / 2.4
* Laser autofocus
* Dual LED flash
Front camera: 8 megapixel
* Aperture: f / 1.7
* Autofocus

SIM: Single / Dual
SIM size: Nano SIM

WiFi: 802.11 b / g / n / ac MU-MIMO
Bluetooth: 5.0
GPS: Yes

Battery: 3000 mAh (3500 mAh)
Fast charge function: Yes
Connection: USB-C

Operating system: Android 8
Size: 14,8 cm x 6,9 cm x 9 cm (15,8 cm x 7,4 cm x 9 cm)
Weight: 163g (189g)

Samsung Galaxy S9 / S9 +

With the Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus Samsung sends two new smart phone top models in the ring, whose main focus is on the camera equipment. By means of a variable aperture just low-light photo shoots should succeed even better. At the same time, the main camera allows so-called Super Slow-Mo slow motion shots, which capture up to 960 pictures-per-second.

Samsung Galaxy S9 color options


Before we get to the main features, let's take a quick look at the display. Compared to the previous year's model, the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus, there are no innovations. The infinity display still has a diagonal of 5.8 or 6.2 inches and dissolves in high-resolution 2960 1440 x pixels on. The display type is as usual Super AMOLED panel For use, which is characterized by a particularly high luminance, a strong color reproduction and a high contrast ratio.

Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 +: Official Introduction


Samsung has once again decided to release the Galaxy S9 range with different processor configurations. In Europe, the Galaxy S9 with Exynos 9810 processor to be available. In other regions, especially the US, the smartphone is using Qualcomm's high-end processor "Snapdragon 845" appear. A difference in performance will hardly make itself felt in everyday life, both processors belong to the current high-end class. The Exynos 9810 is made up of a total of 8 processor cores together. Split into two clusters, 4 cores clock with 2.9 GHz and 4 cores clock with 1.9 GHz. The processor graphics of the SoC is one Mali-G72 MP18 GPU, which has also grown to particularly demanding mobile games. The storage equipment amounts to one 4GB or 6GB (S9 +) large memory and an internal, 64GB or 256GB UFS2.1 memorywhich can be additionally expanded with a memory card.


Last year Samsung's display was in the foreground. This year it is the camera, the A experienced a proper upgrade could. Among other things, Samsung has improved the Capacity in low light conditions. variable aperture (F1.5 / F2.4) the in 12 Megapixel The main camera resolving light adapts to the light conditions in a similar way to the human eye. This will take pictures sharp and still not overexposed. A optical image stabilization (OIS) ensures shake-free photo and video recordings. For a precise and fast focusing is a Laser autofocus responsible.

The Galaxy S9 More offers an additional 12 megapixel image sensor with an F2.4 aperture and dual telephoto zoom lens. With the "Live Focus" and the accompanying one Bokeh effect effective portraits are possible.

Samsung Galaxy S9 Official TVC: The Phone. Reimagined.

Another highlight is the Slow-Mo slow motion recording mode, Exciting moments can be combined with up to 960 pictures-per-second and in HD (720p) record. In addition, an automatic allows motion detection to capture the moment within a predefined area. In the subsequent video editing, users can add the appropriate background music from various melody options or from their favorite playlist. GIFs can be created in three styles at the touch of a button. The front camera solve with 8 Megapixel on, has an F1.7 aperture and focuses on an autofocus.

AR Emojis, Bixby and others

With the help of face recognition becomes your own face Emoji, Thanks to deep learning algorithms, an 2D image is used to create a comprehensive 3D model, which reproduces different facial features up to 100. Whether smile or wink, the individual Emoji meets almost every moment of feeling. To share with others, the personal emojis can be shared as GIF on all common platforms.

Also on board is Bixbywho is more or less smart Samsung Assistant. Many innovations have not experienced this and continue to be in the shadow of Google Assistant or Apple Siri. The so-called DeX station turns the smartphone into a desktop PC. Inserted horizontally into the DeX Station, the Galaxy S9 launches a Windows-like interface that allows for convenient desktop operation. No matter whether it's paperwork or web browsing, with the DeX station, now also in 2560 x 1440 pixels, the smartphone becomes a workstation. A combination of Face and iris recognition allows a secure unlock the smartphone. On Stereo speaker system from AKG delivers a crystal clear Dolby Atmos sound.

Price and sales start

Both Samsung Galaxy S9 models appear in the Colors "Midnight Black", "Lilac Purple" and "Coral Blue", The EIA of the Galaxy S9 is included 849€, The larger Galaxy S9 Plus is priced 949€, Both models are available in one Single SIM and dual SIM Variant. The markup for the larger 256GB store is 100 €. The pre-order has already begun today. The delivery date is Samsung with the 16. March 2018 on.

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