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Specifications

Design

Colors

Lilac Purple
Midnight Black
Titanium Gray
Coral Blue
Sunrise Gold
Galaxy S9+ in Lilac Purple, Midnight Black, Titanium Gray, Coral Blue, Sunrise Gold and Burgundy Red
Burgundy Red

*Images of Galaxy S9+.

*Available colors may vary by country or carrier.

Dimensions &
Weight

Illustrated image of Galaxy S9
68.7 mm 8.5 mm 147.7 mm Galaxy S9 Dimensions:
147.7 x 68.7 x 8.5 mm
Weight: 163 g
Illustrated image of Galaxy S9+
73.8 mm 8.5 mm 158.1 mm Galaxy S9+ Dimensions:
158.1 x 73.8 x 8.5 mm
Weight: 189 g

Display

Galaxy S9 5.8" Quad HD+ Super AMOLED (2960x1440)
570 ppi
Galaxy S9+ 6.2" Quad HD+ Super AMOLED (2960x1440)
529 ppi
  • *Infinity Display: a near bezel-less, full-frontal, edge-to-edge screen.
  • *Default resolution is Full HD+ and can be changed to Quad HD+ in Settings.
  • *Screen measured diagonally as a full rectangle without accounting for the rounded corners.

Camera

Front Camera

  • 8MP AF sensor
    • Sensor size: 1/3.6"
    • Pixel size: 1.22µm
    • Sensor ratio: 4:3
  • FOV: 80˚
  • F1.7 aperture
  • Selfie focus
  • Selfie
  • Wide selfie
  • Selfie focus
  • Selfie
  • Wide selfie

Rear Camera

  • Food
  • Auto/Pro
  • Hyperlapse
  • Panorama
  • Super Slow-mo

*Super Slow-mo only supports HD resolution. Limited to 20 shots per video with approximately 0.2 seconds of recording and 6 seconds of playback for each shot.

Galaxy S9
  • OIS (Optical Image Stabilization)
  • Digital zoom up to 8x
  • Selective Focus (background blur effect)
Illustrated rear view image of Galaxy S9
Rear camera
  • Super Speed Dual Pixel
  • 12MP AF sensor
    • Sensor size: 1/2.55"
    • Pixel size: 1.4µm
    • Sensor ratio: 4:3
  • FOV: 77˚
  • Dual Aperture: F1.5 mode/ F2.4 mode
Galaxy S9+
  • Dual camera
  • Dual OIS (Optical Image Stabilization)
  • Optical zoom at 2x
  • Digital zoom up to 10x
  • Live focus with bokeh filters (background blur effect)
  • Dual Capture
Illustrated rear view image of Galaxy S9+
Wide-angle camera
  • Super Speed Dual Pixel
  • 12MP AF sensor
    • Sensor size: 1/2.55"
    • Pixel size: 1.4µm
    • Sensor ratio: 4:3
  • FOV: 77˚
  • Dual Aperture: F1.5 mode/ F2.4 mode
Telephoto camera
  • 12MP AF sensor
    • Sensor size: 1/3.6"
    • Pixel size: 1.0µm
    • Sensor ratio: 4:3
  • FOV: 45˚
  • F2.4 aperture

Front & Rear Camera

  • VDIS (Video Digital Image Stabilization)
  • AR Emoji
  • Grid lines
  • HDR (High Dynamic Range)
  • Motion photo
  • Location tags
  • Full view
  • Filters
  • Timer
  • Floating camera button
  • Stamps
  • Quick launch

*Apps that do not support animated GIFs may still send AR Emoji stickers as a still image.

Video
Recording

  • 4K video recording at 30 fps or 60fps
  • QHD video recording at 30 fps
  • 1080p HD video recording at 30 fps or 60 fps
  • 720p HD video recording at 30 fps
  • Super Slow-mo video support 720p at 960 fps
  • Slow motion video support 1080p at 240 fps
  • Hyperlapse video support 1080p
  • VDIS (Video Digital Image Stabilization)
  • Digital zoom up to 8x (Galaxy S9) or up to 10x (Galaxy S9+)
  • High CRI LED Flash
  • Continuous autofocus video
  • Face detection
  • Tracking AF
  • Take 9.1-megapixel still photos while recording 4K video
  • Playback zoom
  • Video location tags

*Super Slow-mo only supports HD resolution. Limited to 20 shots per video with approximately 0.2 seconds of recording and 6 seconds of playback for each shot.

Performance

AP

  • 10nm 64-bit Octa-Core Processor *2.8GHz + 1.7GHz (Maximum Clock Speed, Performance Core + Efficiency Core)
  • 10nm 64-bit Octa-Core Processor *2.7GHz + 1.7GHz (Maximum Clock Speed, Performance Core + Efficiency Core)

*May differ by country and carrier.

Memory

Galaxy S9
  • 4GB RAM
  • 64GB
Galaxy S9+
  • 6GB RAM
  • 64GB

*May differ by country and carrier.

*Actual user memory may be less due to pre-installed operating system/softwares and may change after software updates.

Network
& Connectivity

Enhanced 4x4 MIMO/CA, LAA, LTE Cat.18

*May differ by country and carrier.

Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4/5GHz), VHT80 MU-MIMO, 1024QAM

Bluetooth® v5.0 (LE up to 2Mbps), ANT+, USB type-C, NFC, location (GPS, Galileo, Glonass, BeiDou)

*Galileo and BeiDou coverage may be limited. BeiDou may not be available for certain countries.

Expandable
Memory
& SIM Card

Single SIM model: one Nano SIM and one MicroSD slot (up to 400GB)

Dual SIM model (Hybrid SIM slot): one Nano SIM and one Nano SIM or one MicroSD slot (up to 400GB)

*May differ by country and carrier.

*Availability of Dual SIM may vary by country and carrier.

*MicroSD card sold separately.

OS

Android 8.0 (Oreo)

Audio

Stereo speakers tuned by AKG

Surround sound with Dolby Atmos technology (Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus included)

Ultra High Quality Audio Playback

UHQ 32-bit & DSD support PCM: Up to 32 bits

DSD: DSD64/128

*DSD64 and DSD128 playback can be limited depending on the file format.

Audio playback format

MP3, M4A, 3GA, AAC, OGG, OGA, WAV, WMA, AMR, AWB, FLAC, MID, MIDI, XMF, MXMF, IMY, RTTTL, RTX, OTA, APE, DSF, DFF

Bluetooth

Dual Audio: connect two Bluetooth devices to the Galaxy S9 or S9+ to play audio through the two devices simultaneously.

*The two connected devices may exhibit a slight difference in sound output.

Scalable Codec: Enhanced Bluetooth connection under ambient radio frequency interference.

*Available only for certain accessories made by Samsung.

Recording

Recording quality is improved with the High AOP Mic that minimizes distortion in noisy environments.

*AOP: Acoustic Overload Point

Bundled Earphones

Pure sound tuned by AKG
Hybrid canal type
2way dynamic unit

Video

Video Playback Formats

MP4, M4V, 3GP, 3G2, WMV, ASF, AVI, FLV, MKV, WEBM

TV Connection

Wireless: Smart View (Miracast 1080p at 30 fps, mirroring support available for devices supporting Miracast or Google Cast)

With cable: supports DisplayPort over USB type-C. Supports video out when connecting via HDMI Adapter (DisplayPort 4K 60 fps).

Water Resistance

IP68

*Based on test conditions of submersion in up to 1.5 meters of fresh water for up to 30 minutes.

Battery

Galaxy S9
Battery Capacity

3000mAh

Battery Life
  • MP3 playback (AOD on): up to 48 hrs
  • MP3 playback (AOD off): up to 80 hrs
  • Video playback: up to 16 hrs
  • Talk time: up to 22 hrs
  • Internet use (Wi-Fi): up to 14 hrs
  • Internet use (3G): up to 11 hrs
  • Internet use (4G): up to 12 hrs
Galaxy S9+
Battery Capacity

3500mAh

Battery Life
  • MP3 playback (AOD on): up to 54 hrs
  • MP3 playback (AOD off): up to 94 hrs
  • Video playback: up to 18 hrs
  • Talk time: up to 25 hrs
  • Internet use (Wi-Fi): up to 15 hrs
  • Internet use (3G): up to 13 hrs
  • Internet use (4G): up to 15 hrs

*Based on internal lab test condition. Actual battery life may vary depending on device model, usage pattern, other surrounding and environmental factors.

Charging

Fast Charging on wired and wireless
Wireless charging compatible with WPC and PMA

Sensors
& Buttons

Sensors
  • Iris sensor
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • HR sensor
  • Pressure sensor
  • Gyro sensor
  • Proximity sensor
  • Accelerometer
  • Geomagnetic sensor
  • RGB Light sensor
  • Barometer
  • Hall sensor
Buttons
  • On/Off key
  • Volume key
  • Bixby key

Security

Authentication

  • Lock type: pattern, PIN, password
  • Biometrics lock type: iris scanner, fingerprint scanner, face recognition
  • Intelligent scan: Combines iris scan and face recognition for convenient unlocking and in some cases provides enhanced security for certain authentication services.

Security

  • Knox protection: real-time security monitoring and protection.
  • Virus, malware prevention (Powered by McAfee)
  • Secure Folder: a secure space on the device to keep content such as apps, photos, movies, and private files private using iris scanning or fingerprint scanning.

*Virus and malware prevention solution providers may vary by country.

Payment

  • Credit & debit cards: supports MST or/and NFC
  • Membership cards
  • Gift cards
  • Transit cards
  • Reward point service

*Available in select countries. Payment solutions and available features may vary by country, carrier and service providers.

Intelligence

  • Voice
  • Vision: AR Experiences for Translation, Shopping, Place, Food, and Image
  • Reminder
  • Home

*Available functions and features may vary by country.
*Samsung Account login and data network (Wi-Fi or internet connection) required for some features.
*Bixby Voice only recognizes select languages and accents/dialects.
*The processing speed of Bixby Vision is dependent on network environment and type/number of contents.
*Translation function is limited to selected languages. For the full list of languages please visit http://www.samsung.com/global/galaxy/apps/bixby/vision/.

Customization

Edge Screen

Edge Panels: Apps edge, People edge, Smart select, Reminder, Tasks edge, Quick panel, Clipboard edge, Device Maintenance, Weather, Calendar

Edge Lighting

Video Wallpaper

Up to 15 seconds of video can be used.

AOD
(Always On Display)

AOD content

Choose from a variety of clock designs and information.

  • Clock: digital clock, analogue clock, world clock, and edge clock (option to choose color and wallpaper).
  • Active clock (with second hand)
  • Calendar
  • Image: select an image from Gallery or Smart select and set it as wallpaper for the AOD screen.
  • Animated GIF
  • Other settings: set custom text, date, battery level, app notifications, and song information.

Face Widgets

Experience different widgets on the AOD screen by double-tapping the clock area.

Pin to AOD

  • Pin text and images you wish to remember to the AOD screen. The pinned memo can be easily viewed or deleted.
  • You can pin memo to the AOD screen using Reminder and Share via.

AOD Themes

  • Download AOD-exclusive themes from Theme Store.
  • Decorate your AOD screen with various themes.

*Available contents and features may vary depending on country/carrier and may be subject to additional charge.

Themes are sets of wallpaper, icons, and other design details available for download to the Galaxy S9 or Galaxy S9+.

*Compatible apps and features may vary by theme.
*Available contents and features may vary depending on country/carrier and may be subject to additional charge.

Accessibility

Accessibility
Features

To continue making our technology accessible to everyone, Samsung has developed and applied a variety of technical solutions. With solutions for vision, hearing, dexterity, and interaction, people with disabilities can easily use technology and take advantage of new and exciting features.

  • Voice assistant
  • Color lens
  • Mono audio
  • Voice label
  • Color adjustment
  • Universal switch
  • High contrast theme, font, and keyboard
  • Sound detector
  • Assistant menu
  • Magnifier window
  • Flash notification
  • Direction lock
  • Magnifier widget
  • Sound balance
  • Direct access

In the box

Galaxy S9 | S9+

  • Device
  • USB Cable
  • Earphone
  • Ejection pin
  • USB power adapter
  • Quick start guide
  • USB connector (USB type-C)
  • Micro USB connector
  • Clear view cover

*Actual components may vary by country and carrier.

*All specifications and descriptions provided herein may be different from the actual specifications and descriptions of the product. Samsung reserves the right to make changes to this web page and the contents herein, including without limitation, functionality, features, specifications, GUI, images, videos, benefits, design, pricing, components, performance, availability, capabilities, and any other product information, without notice. All images, videos, user flow and sequences herein are simulated/dramatized for demonstration/illustrative purposes.