Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+: Price, Specs, Release Date

SAMSUNG HAS OFFICIALLY unveiled the Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus today.

There is a constant battle between the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy Note over the iPhone 8 and iPhone X who is better etc.  Well now we have a new contender Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+. Check all the specs below.

Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+: Official Introduction

Samsung Galaxy S9 vs S9+ Specs:

Specs Galaxy S9 / S9+:
– 148x69x8.5mm, 163g / 158x74x8.5mm, 189g
– 5.8in / 6.2in QHD+ Super AMOLED curved display (570ppi / 529ppi)
– Samsung 10nm Exynos 9810 CPU (4x 2.7GHz, 4x 1.9GHz)
– 4GB RAM / 6GB RAM
– 3,000mAh / 3,500mAh batteries
– 64GB / 128GB storage with microSD expansion up to 400GB
– Cat 18 LTE support (1.2Gbps download speeds)
– Rear-mounted fingerprint scanner, front-facing iris scanner
– 12MP Dual Pixel camera with OIS (f/1.5, f/2.4) / Vertical dual rear-facing camera, 8MP front-facing camera
– Bixby AI assistant with dedicated button
– USB-C, 3.5mm headphone jack
– Stereo speakers
– Wireless charging support
– IP68 water and dust resistance
– Built-in FM radio
– Updated DeX Pad
– Midnight Black, Titanium Gray, and Coral Blue, Lilac Purple

 Samsung-Galaxy-S9-and-S9-plus-720 Front View
Samsung Galaxy S9 Samsung Galaxy S9+
Battery 3000mAh 3500mAh
Camera (Rear) 12MP, f/2.4 and f/1.5 aperture) 12MP, f/2.4 and f/1.5 aperture). secondary telephoto camera (12MP)
Display 5.8-inch OLED (1440 x 2560) 6.2-inch OLED (1440 x 2560)
Processor Snapdragon 845/Exynos 9810 Snapdragon 845/Exynos 9810
Storage 64GB/256GB 64GB/256GB
RAM 4GB 6GB

Samsung-Galaxy-S9-Plus-1280-720Changes from the Galaxy S8 to S9

  • Slightly slimmer bezels shave off 1.2mm
  • 15 percent brighter screen
  • 6GB RAM for S9 Plus (S8 Plus went up to 4GB RAM)
  • Camera lets in 28 percent more light for dimmer scenarios
  • Dual speaker setup is 40 percent louder than S8 speaker
  • See the full specs comparison chart at the very end.

Samsung Galaxy S9 vs S9+ Price:

You can pre-order them March 2 at prices starting from $720 to $800 in the US for the standard S9 and $870 to $930. for the S9 Plus.samsung-galaxy-s9-s9-plus-640x448 Fron and Back View

Samsung Galaxy S9 vs S9+ Release Date:

The Samsung Galaxy S9 launch date is today, February 25 and the phone will be up for pre-order in the next few hours or days depending on where  do you live.

Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus specs versus iPhone X and Google Pixel 2 XL

Samsung Galaxy S9 Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus Apple iPhone X Google Pixel 2 XL
Display size, resolution 5.8-inch; 2,960×1,440 pixels 6.2-inch; 2,960×1,440 pixels 5.8-inch; 2,436×1,125 pixels 6-inch; 2,880×1,440 pixels
Pixel density 570ppi 529ppi 458ppi 538ppi
Dimensions (Inches) 5.81×2.70×0.33 in 6.22×2.91×0.33 in 5.7×2.79×0.30 in 6.2×3.0x0.3 in
Dimensions (Millimeters) 147.7×68.7×8.5 mm 158.1×73.8×8.5 mm 143.6×70.9×7.7 mm 157.9×76.7×7.9 mm
Weight (Ounces, Grams) 5.75 oz; 163g 6.66 oz; 189g 6.14 oz; 174 g 6.17 oz; 175 g
Mobile software Android 8.0 Oreo Android 8.0 Oreo iOS 11 Android 8 Oreo
Camera 12-megapixel Dual 12-megapixel Dual 12-megapixel 12-megapixel
Front-facing camera 8-megapixel 8-megapixel 7-megapixel 8-megapixel
Video capture 4K 4K 4K 4K
Processor Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor (2.8GHz + 1.7GHz), or Octa-core Samsung Exynos 9810 (2.7 GHz + 1.7 GHz) Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor (2.8GHz + 1.7GHz), or Octa-core Samsung Exynos 9810 (2.7 GHz + 1.7 GHz) Apple A11 Bionic Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 (2.35Ghz + 1.9Ghz)
Storage 64GB, 128GB, 256GB 64GB, 128GB, 256GB 64GB, 256GB 64GB, 128GB
RAM 4GB 6GB Unlisted 4GB
Expandable storage Up to 400GB Up to 400GB None None
Battery 3,000mAh 3,500mAh Unlisted 3,520mAh
Fingerprint sensor Back Back None (Face ID via TrueDepth camera) Back
Connector USB-C USB-C Lightning USB-C
Headphone jack Yes Yes No No
Special features Dual-aperture camera, water-resistant (IP68); super slo-mo video; wireless charging; iris scanning Dual-aperture camera, water-resistant (IP68); super slo-mo video; wireless charging; iris scanning Water resistant (IP67), wireless charging, Face ID Google Assistant; unlimited cloud storage; Daydream VR-ready
Price off-contract (USD) Varies: $720-$800 (64GB) Varies: $840-$930 (64GB) $999 (64GB), $1,149 (256GB) $849 (64GB), $949 (128GB)
Price (GBP) £739 £869 £999 (64GB), £1,149 (256GB) £799 (64GB), £899 (128GB)
Price (AUD) AU$1,199 (64GB); AU$1,349 (256GB) AU$1,349 (64GB); AU$1,499 (256GB) AU$1,579 (64GB), AU$1,829 (256GB) AU$1,399 (64GB), AU$1,549 (128GB)