Samsung kicked off 2018 with their first major flagship device of the year The Samsung Galaxy S9 and The Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus. The Galaxy S9 Plus is a clear evolution of the Galaxy S8 Plus with massive improvements in areas in which fans specifically requested. The introduction of stereo speakers tuned by AKG and an improved dual camera Samsung seems to have delivered another great device.
The Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus has a 6.2in Display with an 18:9 aspect ratio and HD+ resolution of 1440 x 2960px. The use of a Super AMOLED screen ensures good viewing angles with the S9 Plus putting out 529ppi density. Samsung branding can be found beneath the fingerprint scanner which is rear-mounted. The almost bezeless display also uses On screen navigation buttons.
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus spots rounded edges which have been chamfered to ensure an easy grip with its aluminium frame holding in the 3500mAh battery. The phone is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5.
The Galaxy S9 Plus is the first Android smartphone to launch with the new Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor in the US. This device comes with 6GB RAM and 64GB internal storage. Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus ships with Android 8.0 Oreo. The Galaxy S9 Plus spots a more interactive Bixby assistant and the Always-on display is ever present.
The back of the phone sports a Dual: 12 MP(F/1.5) + 12MP(F/2.4) camera. The rear camera can shoot slow-mo,4K video and supports Auto HDR. The selfie camera is one of the standout features. An 8 Megapixel camera with f/1.7 aperture which supports face unlock.
The device features a 3.5mm headphone jack, Bluetooth 5.0 and uses microUSB 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector. The phone comes with a single SIM option or a Hybrid dual SIM and it supports 4G on both sims and has a dedicated microSD card which supports up to 400GB.
The Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus is IP68 certified – dust/waterproof and supports Near-Field Communication. The iris scanner is still positioned above the display and maintains its reputation as a very secure system.
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus Key Specs
Here are the Galaxy S9 Plus key specifications on what you should expect to enjoy when you buy this smart device.
|Display||6.2 inches(1440 x 2960 pixels)|
|OS||Android 8.0 Oreo|
|Processor||Qualcomm Snapdragon 845|
|Storage||64GB ROM + 6GB RAM|
|Camera||Dual 12MP Rear/8MP Front|
|Price||$840 (Between N300,800 to N310,000 Naira)|
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus Photos
Price and Availability
The Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus was just announced and should be made available to stores before March runs out. When released, you can order the new smartphone from some of the largest online shopping markets using the links shared below.
The Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus comes in a 6GB/64GB version which costs $840(Between N300,800 to N310,000 Naira). It comes in Midnight Black, Coral Blue, Titanium Gray, Lilac Purple (CLICK HERE TO BUY).
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus Full Specs
- Platform: Android 8.0 Oreo
- Processor: Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845
- GPU: Adreno 630
- Memory: 6GB RAM
- Colors: Midnight Black, Coral Blue, Titanium Gray, Lilac Purple
- Dimension: 158.1 x 73.8 x 8.5 mm
- Weight: 189g
- SIM Type: Nano-SIM
- SIM Count: Dual SIM, Dual Stand-by
- Type: Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
- Size: 6.2 inches
- Resolution: 1440 x 2960 pixels
- Multitouch: Yes
- Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 5
- Rear Camera: 12MP(f/1.5) + 12MP(f/2.4)
- Rear Camera Features: Autofocus, LED Flash, Geo-tagging, face detection, HDR
- Front Camera: 8MP(f/1.7)
- Built-in Storage: 64 GB
- Memory Card Support: Up to 400GB
- Bundled Cloud Storage: –
- 2G GSM: Yes, 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
- 3G WCDMA: Yes, 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
- 4G LTE: Yes, LTE Band 1(2100), 3(1800), 8(900)
Internet & Connectivity
- GPRS: Yes
- EDGE: Yes
- 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
- HSPA+: Yes
- 4G LTE: Yes, up to 150Mbps
- WLAN: Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
- Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
- Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth 5.0
- NFC: Yes
- Infrared Blaster: –
- USB Port: microUSB 3.1
- SMS/MMS: Yes
- Instant Messaging: Yes
- Push Emails: Yes
- Email Protocol: –
- Music Player: AAC, AMR, MP2, MP3, M4A, MKA
- Video Player: MP4/MPEG4/H.263/H.264 player
- FM Radio: Yes
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- 3.5mm Jack: Yes
- Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
- Maps: Google Maps
Sensors & Control
- Accelerometer: Yes
- Digital Compass: Yes
- Proximity Sensor: Yes
- Light Sensor: Yes
- Barometer: Yes
- Pedometer: Yes
- Heart Rate Monitor: Yes
- Gyroscope: Yes
- Fingerprint Scanner: Yes
- Iris Scanner: Yes
- Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
- Motion Sensing/Gesture Control: Yes
- Voice Control: Yes
- Video Streaming: Yes
- Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
- Wireless Charging: Yes
- Built-in Mobile Payment: Yes
- Water Resistant: Yes
- Dust Resistant: Yes
- Image Editor: Yes
- Video Editor: Yes
- Document Viewer: Yes
- Document Editor: Yes
- Battery: Non-removable Li-Po 3500 mAh battery
- Talk time: –
- Standby Time: –
Where to Buy The Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
The Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus offers a good design, stunning display, good camera performance, multiple security features, wireless charging and excellent battery life at a reasonable price.
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