• 5.8" (2960x1440) Super AMOLED
  • 4GB
    Snapdragon 845 SoC
    128GB/256GB/64GB Storage
  • 12-MP, f/1.5, OIS Rear: 1 Camera
  • 3000 mAh W-Charge

The Samsung Galaxy S9 phone has a 5.8-inch (2960x1440) Super AMOLED screen, a 12MP main camera and a 8MP selfie camera. The battery capacity is 3000 mAh and the main processor is a Snapdragon 845 with 4 GB of RAM.

Specifications Highlights
ProductGalaxy S9 (2018), Price: 445 USD at Amazon
Display5.8" 2960x1440 Super AMOLED , HDR10
Rear Camera(s)
  • 27mm 12-MP f/1.5 (Primary) +OIS
Selfie Camera(s)
  • 26mm 8-MP f/1.7
Computing
  • Snapdragon 845 SoC
  • 4GB RAM
  • 128GB/256GB/64GB Storage
  • MicroSD (400GB max.)
Battery3000 mAh, Wireless Charging
DesignIP68, 163g (5.7oz), 147.7x68.7x 8.5 mm (5.81 x 2.70 x 0.33 inches)
Price (Market)$445
Price at Launch$720
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Display
TypeSuper AMOLED
Diagonal (inches)5.8"
Display/Body Ratio84.1%
Resolution2960x1440
Sharpness (PPI)568 PPI
Display Glass TypeGorilla Glass 5
Features
  • Multitouch
  • Glossy
  • Tweakable Resolution
  • HDR10
  • Always-On
Color Depth24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)
Primary Camera
Megapixel12-MP
Aperturef/1.5
Focal Length (35mm) 27mm
Sensor SizeSmall
Autofocus Features
  • Phase Detection
  • Contrast
  • Dual-Pixel Phase Detection
Hardware Features
  • Autofocus
  • OIS
  • Flash
  • Dual LED Flash
  • HDR Photo
Video Resolutions
  • 1080p/60fps
  • 2160p/30fps
  • 720p/120fps
Battery
Battery TypeLi-Ion
Battery Capacity (mAh)3000 mAh
Battery Features
  • Fast Charge
  • Wireless Charging Integrated
Computing
Processor BrandQualcomm
Processor NameSnapdragon 845
Processor # Cores8
Main Processor Frequency (GHz)2.8 GHz
RAM Options4GB
Internal Storage Options128GB/256GB/64GB
Memory Card TypeMicroSD
Mem. Card Max. Size400GB
Operating System + VersionAndroid 8.0
Communications
LTE Category (Download)LTE CAT18 1200/211 Mbps
Modem Features
  • GPRS
  • EDGE
  • LTE
WiFi Speed
  • a
  • ac
  • b
  • g
  • n
WiFi Features
  • MU-MIMO
  • MIMO
  • Hotspot
  • Dual-band
  • WiFi Direct
Bluetooth VersionBluetooth 5.0
Bluetooth Features
  • A2DP
  • BT LE
  • BT EDR
NFC Features
  • NFC Supported
Connector TypeUSB Type C
Connector Features
  • USB 3.1
  • USB OTG
  • USB OTG
Sim Card 0
NameSIM0
SIM TypeNano SIM
Multimedia
Multimedia Features
  • Daydream VR
Audio Alerts
  • MP3
  • VIBRATION
  • WAV
Speaker channelsStereo
Audio Features
  • Loudspeaker
  • 3.5mm Port
  • Phone Noise Cancellation
Audio Formats
  • 3GA
  • AAC
  • AMR
  • AWB
  • FLAC
  • M4A
  • MID
  • MIDI
  • MP3
  • MXMF
  • OGA
  • OGG
  • OTA
  • RTTTL
  • WAV
  • WMA
  • XMF
Video Formats
  • 3G2
  • 3GP
  • ASF
  • AVI
  • FLV
  • M4V
  • MKV
  • MP4
  • WEBM
  • WMV
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Barometer
  • Compass
  • Gesture
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • Gyroscope
  • Heart Rate
  • Light
  • Proximity

Galaxy S9 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

What is the price of Galaxy S9?

The last time we checked, the Galaxy S9 was retailing at around $445 online. Things may have changed a bit since. The Galaxy S9 launched at $720 on 2018-02-25.

Is the Samsung Galaxy S9 waterproof?

Yes! The Galaxy S9 is water-proof and got a IP68 rating. Ingress Protection, or I.P, is a certification that shows if water or dust can penetrate devices.

Is the Galaxy S9 Dual-SIM?

No, the Galaxy S9 does not have dual-SIMs as far as we know, but it may be different in Asia. We mostly track United States data.

Is the Galaxy S9 4K?

No, the Galaxy S9 resolution of (2960x1440) is not defined as 4K. 4K is often defined to be 4096×2160 (2160p) or 3840×2160 (UHD) resolution on mobiles, but it has even more similar resolutions for Cinema and Televisions.

Is the Galaxy S9 compatible with Wireless Charging?

Yes, the Galaxy S9 features Wireless Charging.

Does Galaxy S9 support Qi Wireless Charging?

Yes, the Galaxy S9 features Qi Wireless Charging.

Does the Galaxy S9 work with 4G wireless?

Yes, the Galaxy S9 is a 4G device that is rated 4G LTE CAT18 (1200/211 Mbps).

Is the Galaxy S9 a 5G device?

No, the Galaxy S9 is not a 5G NR device.

Does the Galaxy S9 have a USB-C connector?

Yes, the Galaxy S9 is a USB-C phone. The USB Type C connector uses the USB 3.1 protocol.

Does the Galaxy S9 have a removable battery?

No, the Galaxy S9 does not have a removable battery.

Samsung Galaxy S9 Specs & Speed Benchmarks

Basemark OS II 2.0

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Geekbench 4 Single

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Geekbench 4 Multi

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3DMark Slingshot 3.1

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3DMark Unlimited Icestorm

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GFXBench Manhattan (Offscr.)

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GFXBench Manhattan 3.1 (Offscr.)

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GFXBench T-Rex (Offscr.)

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Battery Capacity (mAh)

Higher is better

Battery Charge Speed (mAh/mn)

Higher is better