• 5.8" (2960x1440) Super AMOLED
  • 4GB
    Snapdragon 845 SoC
    64GB Storage
  • 12-MP, f/1.5, OIS Rear: 1 Camera
  • 4000 mAh W-Charge
  • 6.2" (2960x1440) Super AMOLED
  • 6GB
    Snapdragon 845 SoC
    128GB/256GB/64GB Storage
  • 12-MP, f/1.5, OIS Rear: 2 Cameras
  • 3500 mAh W-Charge
Specifications Highlights
Product NameGalaxy S9 ActiveGalaxy S9+
ProductGalaxy S9 ActiveGalaxy S9+ (2018), Price: 599 USD at Amazon
Display5.8" 2960x1440 Super AMOLED 6.2" 2960x1440 Super AMOLED
Rear Camera(s)
  • 26mm 12-MP f/1.5 (Primary) +OIS
  • 27mm 12-MP f/1.5 (Primary) +OIS
  • 52mm 12-MP f/2.4 +OIS
Selfie Camera(s)
  • 25mm 8-MP f/1.7
  • 26mm 8-MP f/1.7
Computing
  • Snapdragon 845 SoC
  • 4GB RAM
  • 64GB Storage
  • MicroSDXC
  • Snapdragon 845 SoC
  • 6GB RAM
  • 128GB/256GB/64GB Storage
  • MicroSD (400GB max.)
Battery4000 mAh, Wireless Charging3500 mAh, Wireless Charging
DesignIP68IP68, 189g (6.7oz), 158.1x73.8x8.5 mm (6.22 x 2.91 x 0.33 inches)
Price (Market)$599
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Display
Product NameGalaxy S9 ActiveGalaxy S9+
TypeSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Diagonal (inches)5.8"6.2"
Display/Body Ratio83.6%
Resolution2960x14402960x1440
Sharpness (PPI)568 PPI531 PPI
Display Glass TypeGorilla Glass 5Gorilla Glass 5
Features
  • Multitouch
  • Glossy
  • Always-On
  • Multitouch
  • Tweakable Resolution
Color Depth24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)
Primary Camera
Product NameGalaxy S9 ActiveGalaxy S9+
Focal Length (35mm) 26mm27mm
Megapixel12-MP12-MP
Aperturef/1.5f/1.5
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
  • EIS
  • Flash
  • Dual LED Flash
  • HDR Photo
Software Features
  • Continuous shooting
  • Geo Tag
  • Face Detect
  • Bokeh
  • Simul-Shot
  • Dual-Shot
  • Continuous shooting
Video Resolutions
  • 2160p/30fps
  • 2160p/60fps
  • 1080p/240fps
  • 720p/960fps
  • 1080p/30fps
  • 1080p/60fps
  • 2160p/30fps
  • 720p/120fps
Short-Zoom Camera
Product NameGalaxy S9+
Focal Length (35mm) 52mm
Megapixel12-MP
Aperturef/2.4
Sensor Pixel Size1 µm
Autofocus Features
  • Fixed Focus
Hardware Features
  • OIS
Battery
Product NameGalaxy S9 ActiveGalaxy S9+
Battery TypeLi-PolyLi-Ion
Battery Capacity (mAh)4000 mAh3500 mAh
Battery Features
  • Wireless Charging Integrated
  • Fast Charge
  • Non-Removable
  • Fast Charge
  • Wireless Charging Integrated
Computing
Product NameGalaxy S9 ActiveGalaxy S9+
Processor BrandQualcommQualcomm
Processor NameSnapdragon 845Snapdragon 845
Processor # Cores88
Main Processor Frequency (GHz)2.8 GHz2.8 GHz
RAM Options4GB6GB
Internal Storage Options64GB128GB/256GB/64GB
Memory Card TypeMicroSDXCMicroSD
Mem. Card Max. Size400GB
Operating System + VersionAndroid 8.0Android 8.0
Communications
Product NameGalaxy S9 ActiveGalaxy S9+
LTE Category (Download)LTE CAT18 1200/211 MbpsLTE CAT18 1200/211 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
  • ac
  • b
  • g
  • n
WiFi Features
  • Dual-band
  • Hotspot
  • WiFi Direct
  • MU-MIMO
  • MU-MIMO
  • MIMO
  • Hotspot
  • Dual-band
  • WiFi Direct
Bluetooth VersionBluetooth 5.0Bluetooth 5.0
Bluetooth Features
  • A2DP
  • AVRCP
  • DIP
  • HFP
  • HID
  • HSP
  • BT LE
  • MAP
  • OPP
  • PAN
  • PBAP/PAB
  • A2DP
  • BT LE
  • BT EDR
NFC Features
  • NFC Supported
  • NFC Supported
Connector TypeUSB Type CUSB Type C
Connector Features
  • USB 3.1
  • USB OTG
  • USB 3.1
  • USB OTG
  • USB OTG
Sim Card 0
Product NameGalaxy S9 ActiveGalaxy S9+
NameSIM0SIM0
SIM TypeNano SIMNano SIM
Multimedia
Product NameGalaxy S9 ActiveGalaxy S9+
Multimedia Features
  • Daydream VR
Audio Alerts
  • MP3
  • VIBRATION
  • WAV
Speaker channelsStereo
Audio Features
  • Loudspeaker
  • FM Radio
  • 3.5mm Port
  • Loudspeaker
  • 3.5mm Port
  • Phone Noise Cancellation
Audio Formats
  • AAC
  • 3GA
  • AMR
  • RA
  • AWB
  • FLAC
  • M4A
  • MID
  • MIDI
  • MP3
  • OGA
  • OGG
  • WMA
  • WAV
  • XMF
  • 3GA
  • AAC
  • AMR
  • AWB
  • FLAC
  • M4A
  • MID
  • MIDI
  • MP3
  • MXMF
  • OGA
  • OGG
  • OTA
  • RTTTL
  • WAV
  • WMA
  • XMF
Video Formats
  • DIVX
  • H.263
  • H.264
  • MPEG-4
  • MP4
  • XVID
  • 3G2
  • 3GP
  • ASF
  • AVI
  • FLV
  • MKV
  • MP4
  • WEBM
  • WMV
Sensors
  • Proximity
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Barometer
  • Fingerprint
  • Heart Rate
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • Accelerometer
  • Barometer
  • Compass
  • Gesture
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • Gyroscope
  • Heart Rate
  • Light
  • Proximity

Samsung Galaxy S9 Active vs. Samsung Galaxy S9+ Specs & Speed Benchmarks

Basemark OS II 2.0

Higher is better

Geekbench 4 Single

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Geekbench 4 Multi

Higher is better

3DMark Slingshot 3.1

Higher is better

Battery Capacity (mAh)

Higher is better

Battery Charge Speed (mAh/mn)

Higher is better