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Samsung Galaxy Note 8 vs Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus

Summary
87%
89%
Display

6.3" (16 cm)

1440x2960 px, 522 PPI

6.2" (15.75 cm)

1440x2960 px, 531 PPI

Camera

12 MP + 12 MP (Primary)

8 MP(Front)

12 MP + 12 MP (Primary)

8 MP(Front)

Battery

3300 mAh

22 h talktime (3G)

3500 mAh

25 h talktime (3G)

Performance

Quad + Quad Core

2.3 GHz + 1.7 GHz, 6 GB RAM

Quad + Quad Core

2.7 GHz + 1.7 GHz, 6 GB RAM

Storage

64 GB

256 GB (Expandable)

64 GB

400 GB (Expandable)

Expert Rating

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User Rating

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4.5/5 based on 8,556 ratings

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4.5/5 based on 39,001 ratings

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Best Prices
Rs. 59,900 @Flipkart Buy
Rs. 74,000 @Amazon Buy
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General
Launch Date

September 22, 2017 (Official)

March 16, 2018 (Official)

Operating System

Android v7.1.1 (Nougat)

Android v8.0 (Oreo)

Performance
Very Good
Very Good
Chipset

Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 8895

Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 9810

CPU

Octa core (2.3 GHz, Quad core, M2 Mongoose + 1.7 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A53)

Octa core (2.7 GHz, Quad core, M2 Mongoose + 1.7 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A53)

Architecture

64 bit

64 bit

Fabrication

10 nm

10 nm

Graphics

Mali-G71 MP20

Mali-G72 MP18

RAM

6 GB

6 GB

RAM Type

LPDDR4

LPDDR4X

Display
Excellent
Excellent
Display Type

Super AMOLED

Super AMOLED

Screen Size

6.3 " (16 cm)

6.2 " (15.75 cm)

Resolution

1440 x 2960 pixels

1440 x 2960 pixels

Aspect Ratio

18.5:9

18.5:9

Pixel Density

522 ppi

531 ppi

Screen to Body Ratio (calculated)

83.24 %

83.99 %

Screen Protection

Corning Gorilla Glass v5, Scratch-resistant glass,

Corning Gorilla Glass v5,

Bezel-less display

Touch Screen

, Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

, Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

HDR 10 / HDR+ support

Design
Size Compare
Size Compare
Dimensions

Height: 162.5 mm
Width: 74.8 mm
Thickness: 8.6 mm

Height: 158.1 mm
Width: 73.8 mm
Thickness: 8.5 mm

Weight

195 grams

189 grams

Build Material

Back: Gorilla Glass

Case: Aluminium
Back: Gorilla Glass

Colours

Midnight Black, Maple Gold, Orchid Gray

Midnight Black, Coral Blue, Lilac Purple, Burgundy Red, Polaris Blue

Waterproof

, Water resistant (up to 30 minutes in a depth of 1.5 meter), IP68

, Water resistant (up to 30 minutes in a depth of 1.5 meter), IP68

Ruggedness

Dust proof

Dust proof

Camera
Excellent
Best in Class
Main Camera
Camera Setup

Dual

Dual

Resolution

12 MP f/1.7, Wide Angle Primary Camera(26 mm focal length, 2.55" sensor size, 1.4µm pixel size)12 MP f/2.4 Telephoto (upto 10x Digital Zoom, upto 2x Optical Zoom) Camera(52 mm focal length, 3.6" sensor size, 1µm pixel size)

12 MP f/1.5, Wide Angle Primary Camera(26 mm focal length, 2.55" sensor size, 1.4µm pixel size)12 MP f/2.4 Telephoto (upto 10x Digital Zoom, upto 2x Optical Zoom) Camera(52 mm focal length, 3.6" sensor size, 1µm pixel size)

Sensor

CMOS image sensor

CMOS image sensor, ISOCELL Plus

Autofocus

, Phase Detection autofocus

, Phase Detection autofocus, Dual Pixel autofocus

OIS

Flash

, LED Flash

, LED Flash

Image Resolution

4000 x 3000 Pixels

4000 x 3000 Pixels

Settings

Exposure compensation, ISO control

Exposure compensation

Shooting Modes

Continuos Shooting
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Continuos Shooting
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Camera Features

Auto Flash
Face detection
Touch to focus

Auto Flash
Face detection
Simultaneous HD video and image recording
Touch to focus

Video Recording

3840x2160 @ 30 fps
1920x1080 @ 60 fps
1280x720 @ 240 fps

3840x2160 @ 60 fps
1920x1080 @ 60 fps
1280x720 @ 30 fps

Front Camera
Camera Setup

Single

Single

Resolution

8 MP f/1.7, Wide Angle Primary Camera(25 mm focal length, 3.6" sensor size, 1.22µm pixel size)

8 MP f/1.7, Wide Angle Primary Camera(25 mm focal length, 3.6" sensor size, 1.22µm pixel size)

Autofocus

Flash

No

Camera Features

Wide Angle Selfie

Wide Angle Selfie

Battery
Very Good
Average
Capacity

3300 mAh

3500 mAh

Type

Li-ion

Li-ion

Removable

No

No

TalkTime

Up to 22 Hours(3G)

Up to 25 Hours(3G)

Wireless Charging

Quick Charging

, Quick, v2.0, 15W

, Fast

USB Type-C

Storage
Best in Class
Best in Class
Internal Memory

64 GB

64 GB

Expandable Memory

, Up to 256 GB

, Up to 400 GB

User Available Storage

Up to 51.2 GB

Up to 56 GB

USB OTG

Storage Type

UFS 2.1

UFS 2.1

Network & Connectivity
SIM Slot(s)

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM, Dual VoLTE

SIM Size

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano (Hybrid)

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano (Hybrid)

Network Support

4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G

4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G

VoLTE

SIM 1

4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) / 1900(band 39)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 13) / 700(band 17) / 850(band 18) / 850(band 19) / 800(band 20) / 1900(band 25) / 850(band 26)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
4G Speed:
150 Mbit/s ↑ 1024 Mbit/s ↓ (LTE category 16)
3G Speed:
HSDPA 42.2 Mbit/s ↓, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s ↑
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
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4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) / 1900(band 39)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 13) / 700(band 17) / 850(band 18) / 850(band 19) / 800(band 20) / 1900(band 25) / 850(band 26)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
4G Speed:
200 Mbit/s ↑ 1200 Mbit/s ↓ (LTE category 18)
3G Speed:
HSDPA 42.2 Mbit/s ↓, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s ↑
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
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SIM 2

4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) / 1900(band 39)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 13) / 700(band 17) / 850(band 18) / 850(band 19) / 800(band 20) / 1900(band 25) / 850(band 26)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
4G Speed:
150 Mbit/s ↑ 1024 Mbit/s ↓ (LTE category 16)
3G Speed:
HSDPA 42.2 Mbit/s ↓
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
Read More..

4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) / 1900(band 39)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 13) / 700(band 17) / 850(band 18) / 850(band 19) / 800(band 20) / 1900(band 25) / 850(band 26)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
4G Speed:
200 Mbit/s ↑ 1200 Mbit/s ↓ (LTE category 18)
3G Speed:
HSDPA 42.2 Mbit/s ↓
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
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Wi-Fi

, Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n/n 5GHz, MIMO

, Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n/n 5GHz, MIMO

Wi-Fi Features

Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot

Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot

Bluetooth

, v5.0

, v5.0

GPS

with A-GPS, Glonass

with A-GPS, Glonass

NFC

USB Connectivity

Mass storage device, USB charging

Mass storage device, USB charging

Multimedia
FM Radio

No

No

Loudspeaker

Audio Jack

3.5 mm

3.5 mm

Audio Features

Dolby Atmos

Sensors
Fingerprint Sensor

Fingerprint Sensor Position

Rear

Rear

Heart Rate Monitor

IRIS Scanner

Other Sensors

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, rgbw sensor, Accelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope

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Related Questions

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  • How to make video calls on Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus ?

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    Answered By Raj Patil | 3 years ago

    From a Home screen, tap Phone (located in the lower-left).

    1. Tap the Menu icon (located in the upper-right)
    2. Tap Settings.
    3. Tap General.
    4. Tap the Video calling switch to turn on or off.
    5. If presented with a confirmation screen, tap OK.
    Alternatively, you can make video calls using WhatsApp and Skype as well.

    You can see full specs here: Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus

  • How to enable Google Assistant in Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus ?

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    Answered By Pushpanjali Sandeep | 3 years ago
    1. Long press home button to initiate the Google Assistant.
    2. Tap "Continue" to go to your personal assistant screen.
    3. The Tap on "Yes I'm in" to allow all the required permissions.

    Note: You can also be asked to activate the Voice assistant where you will be asked to record "Ok Google" three times.

    You can also watch this video for detailed information about Google Assistant


    Specs: Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus

  • How to enable 4G on Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus ?

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    Answered By Rahul Jaiteley | 3 years ago

    You don't need to enable 4G as such. Just insert the 4G enabled in any slot. By default, 4G will be active. If it is not, you can change the network preferences from Network option in settings.

    1. Open Settings.

    2. Select "SIM & Network".

    3. Select SIM Card you wish to change network preference.

    4. Select the type of network and you are done.


    You can check the full specs here: Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus

  • Does Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus support OTG?

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    Answered By Prachur Raje | 3 years ago
    Yes, Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus supports OTG.

  • Does Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus support Fast Charging?

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    Answered By Prashant Sharma | 3 years ago
    Yes, Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus supports Fast charging.

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