Galaxy S9 | S9+ Specs

Specifications

Design

Colors

Galaxy S9+ Lilac Purple Phone
Lilac Purple
Galaxy S9+ Midnight Black Phone
Midnight Black
Galaxy S9+ Coral Blue Phone
Coral Blue

Dimensions &
Weight

Illustrated image of Galaxy S9
2.70 inch 0.33 inch 5.81 inch Galaxy S9 Dimensions:
5.81 x 2.70 x 0.33 in
Weight: 5.75 oz
Illustrated image of Galaxy S9+
2.91 inch 0.33 inch 6.22 inch Galaxy S9+ Dimensions:
6.22 x 2.91 x 0.33 in
Weight: 6.67 oz

Display

Galaxy S9 5.8" Quad HD+ Super AMOLED (2960x1440)1 2
570 ppi
Galaxy S9+ 6.2" Quad HD+ Super AMOLED (2960x1440)1 2
529 ppi

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-mo3
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 Emoji4
  • Grid lines
  • HDR (High Dynamic Range)
  • Motion photo
  • Location tags
  • Full view
  • Filters
  • Timer
  • Floating camera button
  • Stamps
  • Quick launch

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 3
  • Slow motion video support 1080p at 240 fps 3
  • 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

Performance

AP 5

  • 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)

Memory 5 6

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

Network
& Connectivity

Enhanced 4x4 MIMO/CA, LAA, LTE Cat.18 5

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) 6

Expandable
Memory
& SIM Card

Single SIM model: one Nano SIM and one MicroSD slot (up to 400GB) 5 7 8

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 9

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. 10

Scalable Codec: Enhanced Bluetooth connection under ambient radio frequency interference. 11

Recording

Recording quality is improved with the High AOP Mic that minimizes distortion in noisy environments. 12

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 13

Battery

Galaxy S9
Battery Capacity

3000mAh

Battery Life 14
  • MP3 playback (AOD on): up to 51 hrs
  • MP3 playback (AOD off): up to 90 hrs
  • Video playback: up to 17 hrs
  • Talk time: up to 31 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 14
  • MP3 playback (AOD on): up to 58 hrs
  • MP3 playback (AOD off): up to 102 hrs
  • Video playback: up to 20 hrs
  • Talk time: up to 35 hrs
  • Internet use (Wi-Fi): up to 15 hrs
  • Internet use (3G): up to 13 hrs
  • Internet use (4G): up to 15 hrs

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) 15
  • 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.

Payment

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

Intelligence

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

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 22

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.

Themes are sets of wallpaper, icons, and other design details available for download to the Galaxy S9 or Galaxy S9+. 22 23

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 24

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