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Summary
89%
91%
Display

6.2" (15.75 cm)

1440x2960 px, 531 PPI

6.2" (15.75 cm)

1440x2960 px, 531 PPI

Performance

Quad + Quad Core

2.3 GHz + 1.7 GHz, 4 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)

Camera

12 MP (Primary)

8 MP(Front)

12 MP + 12 MP (Primary)

8 MP(Front)

Battery

3500 mAh

24 h talktime (3G)

3500 mAh

25 h talktime (3G)

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User Rating

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4.6/5 based on 1,996 ratings

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4.5/5 based on 38,096 ratings

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General
Launch Date

May 5, 2017 (Official)

March 16, 2018 (Official)

Brand

Samsung

Samsung

Model

Galaxy S8 Plus

Galaxy S9 Plus

Operating System

Android v7.0 (Nougat)

Android v8.0 (Oreo)

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

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

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

Fingerprint Sensor

yes

yes

Quick Charging

yes Fast, 15W

yes Fast

Design
Size Compare
Size Compare
Dimensions

Height: 159.5 mm
Width: 73.4 mm
Thickness: 8.1 mm

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

Weight

173 grams

189 grams

Build Material


Back: Gorilla Glass

Case: Aluminium
Back: Gorilla Glass

Colours

Midnight Black, Orchid Gray, Coral Blue, Arctic Silver, Maple Gold

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

Waterproof

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

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

Ruggedness

Dust proof

Dust proof

Display
Excellent
Excellent
Screen Size

6.2 " (15.75 cm)

6.2 " (15.75 cm)

Screen Resolution

1440 x 2960 pixels

1440 x 2960 pixels

Aspect Ratio

18.5:9

18.5:9

Bezel-less display

yes

yes

Pixel Density

531 ppi

531 ppi

Display Type

Super AMOLED

Super AMOLED

Screen Protection

Corning Gorilla Glass v5

Corning Gorilla Glass v5

Touch Screen

yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

Screen to Body Ratio (calculated)

83.7 %

83.99 %

Performance
Very Good
Very Good
Chipset

Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 8895

Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 9810

Processor

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

Graphics

Mali-G71 MP20

Mali-G72 MP18

RAM

4 GB

6 GB

Storage
Best in Class
Best in Class
Internal Memory

64 GB

64 GB

Expandable Memory

yes Up to 256 GB

yes Up to 400 GB

User Available Storage

Up to 52.3 GB

Up to 56 GB

USB OTG Support

yes

yes

Camera
Excellent
Best in Class
Main Camera
Camera Setup

Single

Dual

Resolution

12 MP f/1.7 (upto 8x Digital Zoom), Wide Angle Primary Camera(26 mm focal length, 2.55" sensor size, 1.4µm 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

Exmor-RS CMOS Sensor

CMOS image sensor, ISOCELL Plus

Autofocus

yes Phase Detection autofocus, Dual Pixel autofocus

yes Phase Detection autofocus, Dual Pixel autofocus

Physical Aperture

F1.7

F1.5

Optical Image Stabilisation

yes

yes

Flash

yes Dual-color LED Flash

yes 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

8 x Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Digital image stabilization, 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 @ 120 fps

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

Front Camera
Camera Setup

Single

Single

Resolution

8 MP f/1.7 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

yes

yes

Physical Aperture

F1.7

F1.7

Flash

yes Screen flash

Camera Features

Wide Angle Selfie

Wide Angle Selfie

Video Recording

1920x1080 @ 30 fps

Battery
Very Good
Average
Capacity

3500 mAh

3500 mAh

Type

Li-ion

Li-ion

User Replaceable

no  No

no  No

TalkTime

Up to 24 Hours(3G)

Up to 25 Hours(3G)

Wireless Charging

yes

yes

Quick Charging

yes Fast, 15W

yes Fast

USB Type-C

yes

yes

Network & Connectivity
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

yes

yes

SIM 1

4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2300(band 40)
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 17) / 800(band 20)
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 2300(band 40)
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 17) / 800(band 20)
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
Read More..

Wi-Fi

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

yes 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

yes v5.0

yes v5.0

GPS

yes with A-GPS, Glonass

yes with A-GPS, Glonass

NFC

yes

yes

USB Connectivity

Mass storage device, USB charging

Mass storage device, USB charging

Multimedia
FM Radio

no  No

no  No

Loudspeaker

yes

yes

Audio Jack

3.5 mm

3.5 mm

Audio Features

Dolby Atmos

Special Features
Fingerprint Sensor

yes

yes

Fingerprint Sensor Position

Rear

Rear

Heart Rate Monitor

yes

IRIS Scanner

yes

yes

Other Sensors

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

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

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

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    Answered By Raj Patil | 2 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 | 2 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 | 2 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 Fast Charging?

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    Answered By Prashant Sharma | 2 years ago
    Yes, Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus supports Fast charging.

  • Does Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus support OTG?

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    Answered By Prachur Raje | 2 years ago
    Yes, Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus supports OTG.

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