Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus Specifications Price in USA UK India and Nigeria

The Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus also released along side the Samsung Galaxy S9 is a more advanced version of the Galaxy S9 as it comes with better specs and features. It comes with a bigger screen and the trendy dual rear camera for some serious Bokeh Shots.

Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus Key Features

  • 6.2-inch, Super-AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 1440 X 2960 pixels (529 ppi)
  • Anddroid 8.0 (Oreo) with 6GB RAM
  • Octa-core Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 845 (USA & China), Octa-core Exynos 9810 (EMEA)
  • 64GB/128GB/256GB built-in storage and support memory card up to 200GB
  • Dual 12MP + 12MP rear camera and 8MP front camera
  • 4G LTE
  • Fingerprint sensor (rear)
  • Wireless charging
  • Water and Dust Proof (IP68 certification)
  • 3500 mAh non removable Li-ion battery

Design

Besides the staggering similarity between the Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus and the Galaxy S8 Plus it is just a bit larger but still has the same screen size though.  It is also the exactly the same with the smaller S9 model albeit it’s dual rear camera and larger size.

Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus Specifications Price in USA UK India and Nigeria

Display

The Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus rocks an AMOLED infinity display with no bezels on the side. You also have the same 6.2-inch 2960 X 1440 pixels display having a 529 ppi pixel density.

Camera

Rocking he dual rear camera featured on the smartphone  provides the 2X optical zoom is the only thing differentiating the Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus from the Galaxy S9 smartphone. There’s also an OIS and dual aperture feature already discussed in the S9 smartphone. It features a dual 12MP with one having the dual aperture (f/1.5, f/2.4) feature same as in the S9 smartphone while the other has a f/2.4 aperture. For selfies, there is an 8MP f/1.7 camera with the AR Emoji feature that creates a 3D emoji character based on you.

Hardware and SoC

The Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus also has two versions of Octa-core chipset, one with Samsung’s  Exynos 9810 SoC alongside a Mali-G72 MP18 GPU and the other with Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 845 as well as an Adreno 630 GPU. The former ships to Europe, Middle-East and Africa while tha latter to China and USA.

Moving on to the storage and memory space, there is a larger 6GB RAM and about 128GB built in storage with support for a memory card up to 200GB. The Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus smartphone runs on Android 8.0 Oreo with Samsung Experience UI on top. You could also always make take the smartphone to landscape mode right from the home-screen and menu.

Pricing and Availability

The Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus has announced is available for pre-order but will not be rolling out until March 16 which is just a few weeks away for £869 in the UK and Usa which is about 440, 000 Naira in Nigeria. In India it starts at 78996 Inr, In Ghana it goes for 5438 Ghc while in Kenya it goes for 123945 Ksh.

Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus Specifications

Here are a few specs of the Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus:

General Features

  • Platform: Android 8.0 Oreo
  • Processor: Octa-core 4 x 2.8 GHz Mongoose M3 & 4 x 1.7 GHz Cortex-A55 (Exynos 9810)- EMEA CPU
    Octa-core 4 x 2.7 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4×1.7 GHz Kryo 385 Silver (Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 845) – USA & China
  • GPU: Mali-G72 MP18 – EMEA, Adreno 630 – USA & China
  • Memory: 6GB RAM
  • Colours: 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

Display

  • Display: 6.2-inch, Super-AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 2960 X 1440 pixels (529 ppi)
  • Screen Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 5

Camera

  • Rear Camera: Dual 12MP camera, 2160p Video@60fps, 1080p Video@60fps, 720p Video@960fps
  • Rear Camera Features: f/1.5-2.4, 26mm, 1/2.5″, 1.4 µm, Dual Pixel PDAF, phase detection, Geo-tagging, simultaneous 4K video and 9MP image recording, touch focus, face/smile detection, Auto HDR, panorama, 2X digital zoom
  • Front Camera: 8MP camera, 1440p Video@30fps

Storage

  • Built-in Storage: Yes, 64GB/128GB/256GB
  • Memory Card Support: Yes, up to 200GB

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: Yes
  • 2G CDMA 1X: Yes
  • 3G WCDMA: Yes
  • 3G CDMA EVDO: Yes
  • 4G LTE: Yes

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes
  • EDGE: Yes
  • HSPA+: Yes, 42.2/5.76 Mbps
  • 4G LTE: Yes, LTE-A (6CA) Cat18 1200/200
  • WLAN: Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE aptX
  • NFC: Yes
  • USB Port: MicroUSB Type-C 3.1

Messaging

  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Instant Messaging: Yes
  • Push Emails: Yes

Entertainment

  • Music Player: Yes
  • Video Player: Yes
  • FM Radio: Yes
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack: Yes

Navigation

  • Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
  • Maps: Yes

Sensors & Control

  • Digital Compass: Yes
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Light Sensor: Yes
  • Gyroscope: Yes
  • Fingerprint Scanner: Yes, (rear)
  • Iris Scanner: Yes
  • Face Unlock: Yes
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes, Bixby
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: Yes
  • Voice Control: Yes

Other Features

  • 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: Yee

Battery

  • Battery: 3500  mAh non removable Li-ion battery
  • Fast Charging: Yes

ISAH JETZ

Am a Tech Nerd with a kick for tech stuffs. Am just a few key stroke a way in making history on technology.

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