Samsung Galaxy S9

Added 02.26.18 | Updated 04.05.23

Key Features of the Samsung Galaxy S9

  • Model: Galaxy S9
  • Brand: Samsung
  • Rating: 3.85 out of 5 (40 votes)
  • Release Date:  February 24, 2024
  • Price: 490 EUR
  • Processor: Octa-core (4x2.7 GHz Mongoose M3 & 4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A55)
  • Storage and memory: 64/128/256 GB
  • Screen: Super AMOLED 5.8 in
  • Main Camera:  Single, 12MP
  • Selfie Camera:  Single, 8MP

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Samsung Galaxy S9 specs

Common | Price | Design | Screen | Hardware | Memory | Software | Main Camera | Selfie camera | Cellular | Connectivity | Battery | Audio | Sensors | Performance Benchmark

Samsung Galaxy S9 Release dateCommon

Brand and model

Samsung Galaxy S9

Other names

Versions: G960F (Europe, Global Single-SIM); G960F/DS (Europe, Global Dual-SIM); G960U (USA); G960W (Canada); G9600 (China, LATAM)

Launch date

24 February 2024

Samsung Galaxy S9 PricePrice

First price

490 EUR

Samsung Galaxy S9 dimension, size, weightDesign

Height

5.81 in (147.7 mm)

Width

2.7 in ( 68.7 mm)

Depth

0.33 in ( 8.5 mm)

Weight

5.75 oz (163 grams)

Build materials

Front/back glass (Gorilla Glass 5), aluminum frame

Water resistant

Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified) IP68 dust/water proof (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)

Colors

Midnight Black, Coral Blue, Titanium Gray, Lilac Purple, Burgundy Red, Sunrise Gold, Ice Blue

Case

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Samsung Galaxy S9 screenScreen

Technology Super AMOLED
Size

5.8 in

Screen Area

84.8 cm2

Resolution

1440 x 2960 px

Points per inch

570 PPI

Color Depth

16M

Ratio (height:width)

18.5:9

Ratio (screen:body)

83.6%

Screen Protection

Corning Gorilla Glass 5

Additional Features

-HDR10
-3D Touch (home button only)
-Always-on display

Screen protector

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Samsung Galaxy S9 ProcessorHardware

Chipset

- Exynos 9810 Octa (10 nm)
or Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845 (10 nm) - USA/LATAM, China

CPU

- Octa-core (4x2.7 GHz Mongoose M3 & 4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A55) - EMEA
-Octa-core (4x2.8 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4x1.7 GHz Kryo 385 Silver) - USA/LATAM, China

GPU

- Mali-G72 MP18 - EMEA
-Adreno 630 - USA/LATAM, China

Samsung Galaxy S9 Memory and storageMemory

Internal Memory

64/128/256 GB, 4 GB RAM

Memory Card Slot

microSD, up to 512 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) - dual SIM model only

Samsung Galaxy S9 SoftwareSoftware

Operating System (OS)

Android 8.0 (Oreo)

User Interface

Samsung Galaxy S9 main camera specsMain Camera

Number of Cameras

Single

Specs

-12 MP, f/1.5-2.4, 26mm (wide), 1/2.55'', 1.4µm, OIS, dual pixel PDAF

Features

LED flash, auto-HDR, panorama

Video Recording 2160p@60fps, 1080p@240fps, 720p@960fps, HDR, dual-video rec.

Samsung Galaxy S9 selfie camera specsSelfie camera

Number of Cameras

Single

Specs

-8 MP, f/1.7, 25mm (wide), 1/3.6'', 1.22µm, AF

Features

Dual video call, Auto-HDR

Video Recording 1440p@30fps
DxOMark Rating81 (Position 82 out of 101)
DxOMark Photos81
DxOMark Video81

Samsung Galaxy S9 Cellular BandsCellular

Bands GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE
-2G - GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only) 
CDMA 800 / 1900 - USA
-3G - HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 - Global, USA 
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO - USA
-4G - LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 28(700), 32(1500), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500), 66(1700/2100) - Global 
LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 14(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 28(700), 29(700), 30(2300), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500), 46, 66(1700/2100), 71(600) - USA
SIM Card Single SIM (Nano-SIM)Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (6CA) Cat18 1200/200 Mbps

Samsung Galaxy S9 wifi bluetooth gps nfcConnectivity

Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
NFC Yes
USB 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector

Samsung Galaxy S9 Battery type and CapacityBattery

Capacity

3000 mAh

Type

 Non-removable Li-Ion

Charging

-Fast battery charging (Quick Charge 2.0)
-Qi/PMA wireless charging (market dependent)

Samsung Galaxy S9 sound and multimediaAudio

Headphone Jack Yes
Radio FM radio (USA & Canada only)
Others -32-bit/384kHz audio
-Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
-stereo speakers

Sensors

Iris scanner, fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2

Other specifications

Others

-Samsung DeX (desktop experience support)
-
-ANT+
-Bixby natural language commands and dictation

Performance Benchmark

Samsung Galaxy S9 antutu score Antutu Score

Antutu 8 Score284449 (Position 376 out of 1145)
Antutu 7 Score247256 (Position 58 out of 2129)

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Samsung Galaxy S9 geekbench ScoreGeekbench Score

GeekBench 6 Single Core510 (Position 315 out of 565)
GeekBench 6 Multi Core1725 (Position 279 out of 564)
GeekBench 6 Vulkan1835 (Position 178 out of 281)
GeekBench 6 OpenCL1987 (Position 165 out of 324)
GeekBench 5 Single Core469 (Position 881 out of 1884)
GeekBench 5 Multi-Core1957 (Position 594 out of 1873)
GeekBench 4 Single Core3288 (Position 40 out of 1025)
GeekBench 4 Multi-Core8240 (Position 60 out of 1023)
GeekBench 4 RenderScript8705
GeekBench 4 Battery3960

See the page Samsung Galaxy S9 Geekbench where you will find details about the Geekbench result of the device, rankings, and similar models.

Disclaimer: This information is based on public data and official specifications from Samsung. However, there may be differences in specifications.

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Review of Samsung Galaxy S9

Like its predecessor, the Samsung Galaxy S9 looks superb and flawless. Even with such a large display, it lies pleasantly in the user's palm. The image quality is beyond doubt, as is the quality of the photos. It is excellent. What exactly the Galaxy S9 offers us we will look at in the following lines. 
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Samsung Galaxy S9 Reviews and Opinions

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own s9 from 2018. after 3 years of normal use - screen started to burn out. now after 1 year past that point its not critical - but noticable. I can really recommend it. Its fast, baterry still ok though. Reflashed with lineage microg though, I like control.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Samsung Galaxy S9 cost?

The price of the Samsung Galaxy S9 varies based on the specific model and storage capacity. As of the latest update, the base model starts at 490 EUR. Prices increase for models with larger storage capacity and additional features.

When did the Samsung Galaxy S9 come out?

Samsung Galaxy S9 mobile was launched on February 24, 2024 in these colors: Midnight Black, Coral Blue, Titanium Gray, Lilac Purple, Burgundy Red, Sunrise Gold, Ice Blue.

What is the size and weight of Samsung Galaxy S9 ?

The Samsung Galaxy S9 has dimensions of Height: 147.7 mm Width: 68.7 mm Thickness: 8.5 mm and weighs approximately 163 grams.

What is the screen size and resolution of Samsung Galaxy S9?

When measured as a standard rectangular shape, the screen is 5.8 inches diagonally offering a resolution of 1440 x 2960 px at a pixel density of 570 ppi.

How much memory and storage does a Samsung Galaxy S9 have?

Device comes with chipset Exynos 9810 Octa (10 nm) with processor Octa-core (4x2.7 GHz Mongoose M3 & 4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A55) - EMEA
Octa-core (4x2.8 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4x1.7 GHz Kryo 385 Silver) - USA/LATAM, China. Samsung Galaxy S9 is available with internal memory of 64/128/256 GB, 4 GB RAM.

What are the main camera specifications and megapixels of the Samsung Galaxy S9?

The device have a Single rear camera setup with specs of 12 MP, f/1.5-2.4, 26mm (wide), 1/2.55'', 1.4µm, OIS, dual pixel PDAF and features like LED flash, auto-HDR, panorama

What are the front camera specs and MP of the Samsung Galaxy S9?

The device comes with Single front camera setup with specs of 8 MP, f/1.7, 25mm (wide), 1/3.6'', 1.22µm, AF and features like Dual video call, Auto-HDR