Camera | Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+


*Image of Galaxy S9+.

Close-up of Galaxy S9+ seen from the rear  

Dual Aperture

The camera that takes beautiful photos in different kinds of light.

Take photos without thinking twice—no matter the time of day. With two f-stop modes, the category-defining Dual Aperture adapts to bright light and super low light automatically, like the human eye. And you can flex your artistic side, toggling the aperture to create a mood.

* Dual Aperture supports F1.5 and F2.4 modes. Installed on the rear camera (Galaxy S9)/rear wide camera (Galaxy S9+).

Photo taken on Galaxy S9 or Galaxy S9+ in low light demonstrating the F1.5 aperture

F1.5 aperture mode

If it's dark, the lens opens to F1.5 mode to pull in light for a bright and clear photo.

Photo taken on Galaxy S9 or Galaxy S9+ in bright light demonstrating the F2.4 aperture

F2.4 aperture mode

In the daylight, the lens shifts to F2.4 mode to help your picture come out sharp.

Low light photos with noise reduction

Picture low light like daylight.

Capture your nighttime adventures with stunning clarity. With the F1.5 aperture mode and multiframe noise reduction, the rear camera ensures the photos you take in the dark come out clear and bright, no fine-tuning required. 

* Image simulated for illustration purposes.

* Available in F1.5 aperture mode only.

Photo taken on Galaxy S9 or Galaxy S9+ demonstrating low light ability and noise reduction

Super Slow-mo

Next level slow-motion: Super Slow-mo.

Shoot at incredible speed: 960 frames per second, thanks to the super speed sensor. Show off your directorial skills by adding Super Slow-mo bursts to a video or spotlighting one moment.

* 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.

* Edited for comparison purposes.


Super Slow-mo

Video taken on Galaxy S9 or Galaxy S9+ in 240FPS slow-motion and 960FPS Super Slow-mo with illustrations underneath depicting the speed of the frames Image taken on Galaxy S9 or Galaxy S9+ in 240FPS slow-motion and 960FPS Super Slow-mo with illustrations underneath depicting the speed of the frames

Easy sharing

Instant edits. Effortless likes.

Create captivating Super Slow-mo videos to share with your friends. Add music to your video with a random selection from preloaded choices or use a song from your own playlist. You can also make it a GIF with three styles of looping: reverse, forward, or swing. 

* Background music cannot be added to GIFs.

Super Slow-mo video taken on Galaxy S9 or Galaxy S9+ shown displayed on Galaxy S9 with editing GUI

Three ways to watch the action over and over.

* Hover over to see it in motion

Reverse loop GIF

Reverse loop

Forward loop GIF

Forward loop

Swing GIF


Lock screen

Lock in a slow-mo masterpiece.

Relive those epic Super Slow-mo moments on your lock screen.

Galaxy S9+ held in a hand displaying a Super Slow-mo video set as the lock screen

Motion Detection

Record at the right moment.

Get the Super Slow-mo video you want in one take. Turn on Motion Detection and the camera will automatically start filming at 960FPS when you need it to.

* Edited for illustrative purposes.

 Illustration of three screens showing Motion Detect GUI on Galaxy S9+ with frames from a Super Slow-mo video taken on Galaxy S9 or Galaxy S9+


More action. Less blur.

When you're on a bumpy ride, your photos will still come out sharp thanks to optical image stabilization (OIS). It keeps photos clear even if you're a little shaky.

* Galaxy S9 (OIS), Galaxy S9+ (Dual OIS).

Image of a person taking a photo with Galaxy S9+ with a photo displayed on-screen and the scene shown in the background to demonstrate OIS

Live focus with background blur shapes

Photos just got more playful.

Your portraits will pop when you bring faces to the front with Live focus. Then use the background blur shapes function to turn bokeh background lights into shapes, adding sparkle to the scene.

*Live focus with background blur shapes filter available only on the Galaxy S9+ rear camera.

Photo taken on Galaxy S9+ with Live focus
Background blur

Google Photos

The camera is reimagined. The storage is unlimited.

Store your stunning photos, videos, and even slow-mo videos in high quality, with unlimited storage from Google Photos. Your memories are automatically organized and always easy to find and share.

* Free storage at high quality requires Google account and internet connection. 

* Subject to change in accordance with Google policy.©2018 Google LLC All rights reserved. Google Photos is a trademark of Google LLC

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Galaxy S9+ displaying Google Photos GUI