Released alongside the Samsung Galaxy S9 is the Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus smartphone. And as we must have guessed, it’s the plus-sized edition of the flagship mobile.
Prominently adding an extra camera to the device, increasing the display size and inputting more battery capacity summarizes the enticing new features on this masterpiece.
Now, let’s quickly take a sneak peek at the key technical features of this smartphone
- 4G LTE: Yes
- SIM: Hybrid dual Nano SIM
- Fingerprint Sensor: Yes (rear-mounted)
- OS: Android 8.0 Oreo OS
- Screen: 6.2-inch Super AMOLED capacitive display 1440 x 2960 pixels (529 PPI)
- Storage: 64 GB / 128 GB / 256 GB Storage
- Camera: Dual 12 MP (f/1.5, f/2.4 aperture, LED flash) + 12 MP (f/2.4 aperture) and 8 MP (f/1.7 aperture) front camera
- Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 / Samsung Exynos 9810 SoC (Octa-core 2.7 GHz Processor) with 6 GB RAM
- Battery: Non-removable 3.5 Ah Li-Ion battery
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Design & Display
Other than being the plus-sized iteration of the Samsung Galaxy S9, this smartphone also shows upgrades from the last year released Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus. Unlike the both smartphones, this sleek edition sports dual cameras arranged vertically at the central top region of its rear. In similitude to the Galaxy S9, the fingerprint sensor takes shelter below the camera setup.
It is worth mentioning that other than the power and volume keys on the left side of the device, a dedicated button primed for Bixby AI is on the right side of the device.
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus slays with the Gorilla Glass 5 appearing at both ends of it. That’s giving an extra assurance irrespective of whatever side hits the ground if the smartphone falls. Even with that, an aluminium shell is in place to give the smartphone its necessary class.
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At the top bezel, the earpiece present doubles as a speaker. Yes, exactly, a speaker is laced under the earpiece grille. Also beneath the device, the stereo speaker designed by Dolby Atmos is stationed for more sound quality.
Regarding the core figures in the design section, weight hits the 189 g mark while thickness stays still at 8.5 mm.
Viewing delectation is well guaranteed on this smartphone due to its jumbo 6.2 inches Super AMOLED screen that gets its adorableness from a resolution power of 1440 x 2960 pixels. Extensively, the display is more entertaining with the 18.5:9 aspect ratio and a wide 84.2% screen-to-body ratio.
Performance X Software
Like the Samsung Galaxy S9, Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus has two different chipsets. The first being the Samsung Galaxy Exynos 9810 chipset and the other being the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC.
Understating the performance of this device is when one tags the device as sleek. What I mean is the performance is super sleek! Where this is even more evident is the utilization of the 6 GB RAM.
Android 8.0 Oreo OS as expected serves the software roles on the device. Samsung Experience 9 refines the nature of the UI expression.
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What pulls the string in the storage section are variants of 64 GB, 128 GB or 256 GB. As a plus, the store can aggrandize to the tune of 400 GB with the help of an external memory.
Sparks fly whenever images are taken with Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus’s dual rear cameras. The primary shooter having the ability to switch between f/1.5 and f/2.4 apertures produces wowing photos with the added 12 MP tele camera. There’s also the physical involvement of the single LED flash when the camera is needed in low light conditions.
Elation is what selfie aficionados will get with the super quality of the frontal 8 MP camera when taking pictures.
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Things get interesting in this section as the battery capacity of the Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus holds up a classy 3.5 Ah battery. Lightening speed in charging is another smooth feature of the device due to the Quick Charge technology available.
- Operating System: Android 8.0 Oreo OS
- Processor: Samsung Exynos 9810 / Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC ( Octa-core 2.7 GHz CPU)
- GPU: Qualcomm Adreno 630
- Colours: Midnight Black, Coral Blue, Titanium Gray, Lilac Purple
- Dimensions: 158.1 x 73.8 x 8.5 mm
- Weight: 189 g
- RAM Storage: 6 GB RAM
- SIM Count: Hybrid Dual SIM, Dual Standby
- Display: Super AMOLED 6.2 inches display
- Resolution: 1440 x 2960 pixels
- Pixel Density: 529 PPI
- Screen-to-body Ratio: 84.2%
- Aspect Ratio: 18.5:9
- Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 5
- Rear Camera (primary): Dual 12 MP + 12 MP with LED Flash
- Rear Camera Top Features: Autofocus, 12 MP variable apertures (f/1.5 aperture and f/2.4 aperture), 12 MP (f/2.4 aperture), HDR, Panorama, Face detection
- Video Resolution: 1440p
- Front Camera (secondary): 8 MP Camera
- Front Camera Top Features: f/1.7 aperture
- Internal Storage: 64 GB / 128 GB / 256 GB
- Memory Card Support: Yes, up to 400 GB (uses hybrid SIM slot)
- 2G GSM: 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900MHz
- 2G CDMA 1X: No
- 3G WCDMA: 850 / 1700 / 2100MHz
- 4G LTE: Yes
Internet & Connectivity
- EDGE: Yes
- GPRS: Yes
- HSPA+: No
- CDMA EVDO: No
- 3G: Yes
- 4G: Yes, up to 1200 Mbps
- WLAN: Yes, Dual Band
- Wi-Fi and Hotspot: Yes
- Wi-Fi Direct: Yes
- Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth 5.0
- USB Port: Yes, Type-C USB
- NFC: Yes
- Infrared Blaster: No
- SMS/MMS: Yes
- Push Emails: Yes
- Instant Messaging: Yes
- 3.5mm Jack: Yes
- Music Player: Yes, mp3, WAV, FLAC, eACC+
- FM Radio: Yes
- Video Player: Yes, MPEG4, H.263, H.264, XviD
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- Navigation: Yes
- Maps: Google Maps
- Accelerometer: Yes
- Digital Compass: Yes
- Proximity Sensor: Yes
- Pedometer: No
- Barometer: Yes
- Heart Rate Monitor: Yes
- Light Sensor: Yes
- Gyroscope: Yes
- Iris Scanner: Yes
- Samsung DeX: Samsung Desktop Experience support
- Fingerprint Scanner: Yes (rear-mounted)
- Voice Control: Yes, Google Voice Control
- Video Streaming: Yes
- Document Viewer: Yes
- Document Editor: No
- Water resistance: Yes
- Dust Resistance: Yes
- Wireless Charging: Yes
- Image Editor: Yes
- Video Editor: Yes
- Battery: 3.5 Ah battery
- Type: Non-removable Li-Ion
- Quick Charging: Yes
SAMSUNG GALAXY S9 PLUS PRICE & AVAILABILITY
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus costs around NGN 320,000. Nationwide, the smartphone is available in several online and offline retail platforms.
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