• 5.8" (2960x1440) Super AMOLED
  • 4GB
    Snapdragon 845 SoC
    64GB Storage
  • 12-MP, f/1.5, OIS Rear: 1 Camera
  • 4000 mAh W-Charge
  • 5.1" (2560x1440) Super AMOLED
  • 4GB
    MSM8996 Snapdragon 820 SoC
    32GB Storage
  • 12-MP, f/1.7, OIS Rear: 1 Camera
  • 4000 mAh
Specifications Highlights
Product NameGalaxy S9 ActiveGalaxy S7 Active
ProductGalaxy S9 ActiveGalaxy S7 Active (2016), Price: 390 USD at Amazon
Display5.8" 2960x1440 Super AMOLED 5.1" 2560x1440 Super AMOLED
Rear Camera(s)
  • 26mm 12-MP f/1.5 (Primary) +OIS
  • 12-MP f/1.7 (Primary) +OIS
Selfie Camera(s)
  • 25mm 8-MP f/1.7
  • 5-MP
Computing
  • Snapdragon 845 SoC
  • 4GB RAM
  • 64GB Storage
  • MicroSDXC
  • MSM8996 Snapdragon 820 SoC
  • 4GB RAM
  • 32GB Storage
  • MicroSD (256GB max.)
Battery4000 mAh, Wireless Charging4000 mAh
DesignIP68IP68, 184.8g (6.5oz), 148.8x74.9x9.9 mm (5.86 x 2.95 x 0.39 inches)
Price (Market)$390
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Display
Product NameGalaxy S9 ActiveGalaxy S7 Active
TypeSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Diagonal (inches)5.8"5.1"
Display/Body Ratio64.3%
Resolution2960x14402560x1440
Sharpness (PPI)568 PPI576 PPI
Display Glass TypeGorilla Glass 5Gorilla Glass 4
Features
  • Multitouch
  • Glossy
  • Always-On
  • Multitouch
Color Depth24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)
Primary Camera
Product NameGalaxy S9 ActiveGalaxy S7 Active
Focal Length (35mm) 26mm
Megapixel12-MP12-MP
Aperturef/1.5f/1.7
Sensor Pixel Size1.4 µm1.4 µm
Autofocus Features
  • Contrast
  • Dual-Pixel Phase Detection
  • Object Tracking
  • Phase Detection
  • Contrast
  • Dual-Pixel Phase Detection
Hardware Features
  • Dual LED Flash
  • LED Flash
  • Autofocus
  • OIS
  • HDR Photo
  • OIS
  • Flash
  • HDR Photo
  • HDR Video
Software Features
  • Continuous shooting
  • Geo Tag
  • Face Detect
  • Simul-Shot
  • Geo Tag
Video Resolutions
  • 2160p/30fps
  • 2160p/60fps
  • 1080p/240fps
  • 720p/960fps
  • 2160p/30fps
  • 1080p/60fps
Battery
Product NameGalaxy S9 ActiveGalaxy S7 Active
Battery TypeLi-PolyLi-Ion
Battery Capacity (mAh)4000 mAh4000 mAh
Battery Features
  • Wireless Charging Integrated
  • Fast Charge
  • Non-Removable
  • Fast Charge
Talk Time32 hours
Music Playback Time110 hours
Computing
Product NameGalaxy S9 ActiveGalaxy S7 Active
Processor BrandQualcommQualcomm
Processor NameSnapdragon 845MSM8996 Snapdragon 820
Processor # Cores84
Main Processor Frequency (GHz)2.8 GHz2x2.15 & 2x1.16 GHz
RAM Options4GB4GB
Internal Storage Options64GB32GB
Memory Card TypeMicroSDXCMicroSD
Mem. Card Max. Size256GB
Operating System + VersionAndroid 8.0Android 6.0
Communications
Product NameGalaxy S9 ActiveGalaxy S7 Active
LTE Category (Download)LTE CAT18 1200/211 MbpsLTE CAT9 452 Mbps
LTE Bands12, 38, 39, 40, 41
Modem Features
  • UMTS
  • EDGE
  • GPRS
  • HSPA+
  • LTE
  • GPRS
  • EDGE
  • LTE
WiFi Speed
  • a
  • b
  • g
  • n
  • ac
  • a
  • b
  • g
  • n
  • ac
WiFi Features
  • Dual-band
  • Hotspot
  • WiFi Direct
  • MU-MIMO
  • Hotspot
  • Dual-band
  • WiFi Direct
Bluetooth VersionBluetooth 5.0Bluetooth 4.2
Bluetooth Features
  • A2DP
  • AVRCP
  • DIP
  • HFP
  • HID
  • HSP
  • BT LE
  • MAP
  • OPP
  • PAN
  • PBAP/PAB
  • A2DP
  • BT LE
NFC Features
  • NFC Supported
  • NFC Supported
Connector TypeUSB Type CMicro USB
Connector Features
  • USB 3.1
  • USB OTG
  • USB OTG
SAR US Head0.92 W/Kg
SAR US Body0.75 W/Kg
SAR EU Head0.32 W/Kg
SAR EU Body0.98 W/Kg
Sim Card 0
Product NameGalaxy S9 ActiveGalaxy S7 Active
NameSIM0SIM0
SIM TypeNano SIMNano SIM
Multimedia
Product NameGalaxy S9 ActiveGalaxy S7 Active
Audio Alerts
  • VIBRATION
  • MP3
  • WAV
Audio Features
  • Loudspeaker
  • FM Radio
  • 3.5mm Port
  • Loudspeaker
  • 3.5mm Port
  • Phone Noise Cancellation
  • FM Radio
Audio Formats
  • AAC
  • 3GA
  • AMR
  • RA
  • AWB
  • FLAC
  • M4A
  • MID
  • MIDI
  • MP3
  • OGA
  • OGG
  • WMA
  • WAV
  • XMF
  • MP3
  • WAV
  • WMA
  • FLAC
Video Formats
  • DIVX
  • H.263
  • H.264
  • MPEG-4
  • MP4
  • XVID
  • MP4
  • DIVX
  • XVID
  • WMV
  • H.264
Sensors
  • Proximity
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Barometer
  • Fingerprint
  • Heart Rate
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • Accelerometer
  • Barometer
  • Compass
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • Gyroscope
  • Heart Rate
  • Proximity

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