Samsung Galaxy S9 (256 GB)

Specifications, Price, Review & Should you Buy?

Key Specs:
  • 5.8 inches, 2K+ sAMOLED Infinity Display, 18.5:9 aspect ratio
  • 2.7 GHz Octa-Core Exynos 9810 processor
  • 4 GB RAM, 256 GB Internal Storage, microSD up to 400 GB
  • 12 MP Rear Camera + 8 MP Front Camera, AR Emoji
  • Android 8.0 Oreo, 3000 mAh battery, Fast/Wireless charging
  • Intelligent Scan, Fingerprint, Dual SIM, 4G, AKG Speakers
  • IP68 Water & Dust resistant, Samsung Pay, Bixby, USB Type-C
Samsung Galaxy S9 (256 GB) Price in India:

 65,900
on
Variants:
256 GB
Availability Details: Available both in online and offline stores.
OS Updates? Will get future Android updates for sure


Strength

  • Beautiful Bezel-less design with curved glass
  • Great Super AMOLED display with 18.5:9 ratio
  • Excellent rear camera with variable aperture
  • Very good front camera with AR features
  • Excellent performance
  • Latest software with excellent features
  • Improved Bixby features, Intelligent scan
  • IP68 Water/Dust resistant, Samsung Pay
  • Good battery life + Fast/Wireless charging
  • Super Slow-mo videos are great for fun
  • Great user experience & brand value
  • Rightly priced!

Weakness

  • Hybrid SIM slot


Should You Buy?

Overall, the Samsung Galaxy S9 screams premiumness and comes with a bag full of features. It packs in a beautiful metal glass design in pleasant new colors, immersive 2K+ Infinity Display, excellent performance, facial unlock (Intelligent Scan) and a lot of AR features which just take you to the next-gen world. However, the best thing about the Galaxy S9 is its great camera, it introduces variable aperture for the first time on a phone and is one of the best shooters out there, especially in the night. If you need one flagship phone with best features and a little smaller screen, the Samsung Galaxy S9 should really top your list!

Our Score
96
Out of 100
Performance:
81%
Top Performer!
Rear Camera:
100%
Wow! Top Shooter
Front Camera:
80%
Great Selfies

0%

User Rating: 4.6 ( 1 votes)

Samsung Galaxy S9 Full Specifications:
Launch Details
AnnouncedFebruary 2018
ReleasedMarch 2018
Body
Build TypeBezel less, Metal frame with front and back Gorilla Glass 5
ColorsMidnight Black, Coral Blue, Lilac Purple
Dimensions147.7 x 68.7 x 8.5mm
Weight163 g
Display
Size5.8 inches
TypeSuper AMOLED, Infinity display with HDR10, Always-on display
Resolution2K+/ QHD+ (2960 x 1440 pixels), 570 PPI pixel density
Ratio18:5:9 aspect ratio, 83.6% screen-to-body ratio
TouchscreenYes, Capacitive, Multitouch
ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass 5
OS
OSAndroid 8.0 Oreo
UISamsung Experience UX
Performance
Processor2.7 GHz Octa-Core Samsung's Exynos 9810 processor
RAM4 GB
GPUMali-G72 MP18
Camera
Rear12 MP Dual Pixel Camera with LED flash
Variable aperture (f1.5, f2.4), Live Focus, OIS, Enhanced low-light photography, Pro mode
Front8 MP
Auto-Focus, f1.7 aperture, AR Emoji, GIF
VideoRear: Super Slow-mo @960fps (720p), 2160p @60fps, 1080p @240fps, HDR
Front: 1440p @30fps, dual video call
SIM
SIM Slot(s)Dual SIM (hybrid slots)
SizeNano SIM
Storage
Internal64 GB/ 128 GB/ 256 GB
ExternalmicroSD up to 400 GB
USB OTGYes
Battery
Capacity3000 mAh Li-Ion battery
Fast ChargingYes, Quick charge 2.0, 9V/1.67A Charger
RemovableNo
Stand-by Time-
Talk Time-
Sensors
SensorsIris Scanner, Fingerprint Scanner, Accelerometer, Barometer, Gyro Sensor, Compass, Hall Sensor, Heart Rate Sensor, Proximity Sensor, RGB Light Sensor, Pressure sensor
Connectivity
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac 2.4 G+5 GHz Dual band, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot
Bluetoothv5.0 (LE up to 2 Mbps)
LocationGPS, GLONASS
USBUSB Type-C
FM radio-
NFCYes
InfraredNo
Sound
SpeakersStereo speakers tuned by AKG, Dolby Atmos
3.5mm jackYes, AKG Headphones provided
MicrophonesOne primary microphone and one dedicated microphone for Active noise cancellation
Network
Supports2G, 3G, 4G / VoLTE
2G BandsGSM 850/ 900/ 1800/ 1900 MHz
3G BandsHSDPA 850/ 900/ 1700(AWS)/ 1900/ 2100
4G Bands-
SpeedLTE-A 1200/200 Mbps
InternetGPRS, EDGE
SAR
Head-
Body-
Additional
AR FeaturesAR Emoji, Animated AR Emoji (supported on all devices), Live Translation, Bixby Vision, Bixby Quick Commands
SecurityIntelligent Scan using Iris Scanner and Facial recognition, Knox protection, Secure Folder
PaymentsSamsung Pay
AssistantSamsung's Bixby
Samsung DeXConnects with a monitor to provide Desktop-like computing experience
Notification LEDYes
ButtonsOn-screen navigation buttons, Power Button, Volume Rocker, Bixby button
Water/Dust ResistantIP68 certified dust/water proof over 1.5 meter and 30 minutes
Wireless ChargingYes (wireless charger not provided in the box)
Disclaimer: We have tried our best to list correct information on this page still, cannot guarantee it is 100% correct.

 

Samsung Galaxy S9 Review:

The review has not been added yet.

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Samsung Galaxy S9 (256 GB) is suitable to use for:
  • Heavy Users
  • Normal Day to Day Users
  • Heavy Gamers
  • Moderate Gamers
  • Camera Lovers
  • Selfie Lovers
  • Multimedia Consumption

Rahul Dubey

Rahul is a Professional Blogger and the Founder of 'Best Tech Guru'. He is a Computer Science & Engineering graduate and the passion for Technology & Entrepreneurship kept him away from a regular job, now he spends all his time with latest technology and loves to help people. He is a Tech enthusiast and has written hundreds of articles over the years on this blog. Follow @iamRahulD

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