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Summary
92%
87%
Display

6.2" (15.75 cm)

1440x2960 px, 531 PPI

6.4" (16.21 cm)

1080x2340 px, 403 PPI

Performance

Quad + Quad Core

2.7 GHz + 1.7 GHz, 6 GB RAM

Quad + Quad Core

2.3 GHz + 1.7 GHz, 6 GB RAM

Storage

64 GB

400 GB (Expandable)

64 GB

512 GB (Expandable)

Camera

12 MP + 12 MP (Primary)

8 MP(Front)

64 MP + 8 MP + 5 MP + 5 MP (Primary)

32 MP(Front)

Battery

3500 mAh

25 h talktime (3G)

6000 mAh

48 h talktime (4G)

Expert Rating

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User Rating

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4.5/5 based on 29,052 ratings

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4.3/5 based on 13,800 ratings

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General
Launch Date

March 16, 2018 (Official)

March 4, 2020 (Official)

Brand

Samsung

Samsung

Model

Galaxy S9 Plus

Galaxy M31

Operating System

Android v8.0 (Oreo)

Android v10 (Q)

Custom UI

Samsung One UI

SIM Slot(s)

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM, Dual VoLTE

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM, Dual VoLTE

SIM Size

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano (Hybrid)

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano

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

yes Fast, 15W

Design
Size Compare
Size Compare
Dimensions

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

Height: 159.2 mm
Width: 75.1 mm
Thickness: 8.9 mm

Weight

189 grams

191 grams

Build Material

Case: Aluminium
Back: Gorilla Glass


Back: Plastic

Colours

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

Black, Blue

Waterproof

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

Ruggedness

Dust proof

Display
Excellent
Very Good
Screen Size

6.2 " (15.75 cm)

6.4 " (16.21 cm)

Screen Resolution

1440 x 2960 pixels

1080 x 2340 pixels

Aspect Ratio

18.5:9

19.5:9

Bezel-less display

yes

yes with waterdrop notch

Pixel Density

531 ppi

403 ppi

Display Type

Super AMOLED

Super AMOLED

Screen Protection

Corning Gorilla Glass v5

Corning Gorilla Glass v3

Touch Screen

yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

Screen to Body Ratio (calculated)

83.99 %

83.92 %

Performance
Very Good
Very Good
Chipset

Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 9810

Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 9611

Processor

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

Octa core (2.3 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A73 + 1.7 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A53)

Architecture

64 bit

64 bit

Graphics

Mali-G72 MP18

Mali-G72 MP3

RAM

6 GB

6 GB

Storage
Best in Class
Best in Class
Internal Memory

64 GB

64 GB

Expandable Memory

yes Up to 400 GB

yes Up to 512 GB

User Available Storage

Up to 56 GB

Up to 49 GB

USB OTG Support

yes

yes

Camera
Best in Class
Very Good
Main Camera
Camera Setup

Dual

Quad

Resolution

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)

64 MP f/1.8 (upto 8x Digital Zoom) Primary Camera(26 mm focal length, 1.7" sensor size, 0.8µm pixel size)8 MP f/2.2, Wide Angle, Ultra-Wide Angle Camera(12 mm focal length, 4.0" sensor size, 1.12µm pixel size)5 MP f/2.4 Camera(25 mm focal length, 5.0" sensor size, 1.12µm pixel size)5 MP f/2.2, Depth Camera

Sensor

CMOS image sensor, ISOCELL Plus

ISOCELL Plus

Autofocus

yes Phase Detection autofocus, Dual Pixel autofocus

yes Phase Detection autofocus

Physical Aperture

F1.5

F1.8

Optical Image Stabilisation

yes

no  No

Flash

yes LED Flash

yes LED Flash

Image Resolution

4000 x 3000 Pixels

9000 x 7000 Pixels

Settings

Exposure compensation

Exposure compensation, ISO control

Shooting Modes

Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Camera Features

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

8 x Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus

Video Recording

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

3840x2160 @ 30 fps, 1920x1080 @ 30 fps, 1280x720 @ 240 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)

32 MP f/2.0 Primary Camera(26 mm focal length, 2.8" sensor size, 0.8µm pixel size)

Sensor

Exmor RS

Autofocus

yes

no  No

Physical Aperture

F1.7

F2.0

Flash

no  No

Camera Features

Wide Angle Selfie

Video Recording

1920x1080 @ 30 fps

Battery
Average
Excellent
Capacity

3500 mAh

6000 mAh

Type

Li-ion

Li-ion

User Replaceable

no  No

no  No

TalkTime

Up to 25 Hours(3G)

Up to 48 Hours(4G)

Wireless Charging

yes

Quick Charging

yes Fast

yes Fast, 15W

USB Type-C

yes

Network & Connectivity
SIM Size

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano (Hybrid)

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano

Network Support

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

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

VoLTE

yes

yes

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) / 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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4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)
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) / 800(band 20) / 850(band 26)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
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) / 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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4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)
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) / 800(band 20) / 850(band 26)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
Read More..

SAR Value

Head: 0.383 W/kg

Wi-Fi

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

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

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

no  No

USB Connectivity

Mass storage device, USB charging

Mass storage device, USB charging

Multimedia
FM Radio

no  No

yes

Loudspeaker

yes

yes

Audio Jack

3.5 mm

3.5 mm

Audio Features

Dolby Atmos

Dolby Atmos

Special Features
Fingerprint Sensor

yes

yes

Fingerprint Sensor Position

Rear

Rear

IRIS Scanner

yes

Other Sensors

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

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, 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

  • Is Samsung Galaxy M31 Waterproof?

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    Answered By Akshay Chatterjee | 4 months ago

    Samsung Galaxy M31 is yet not released in the Indian Market.

    So, all the features and the specifications of the device are yet to be revealed.

    However, looking at the price bracket of the device,it is not expected to be launching with a completely waterproof body but may be introduced with a Water Resistant body.

    In the meantime, do not forget to find all the detailed specifications and other latest updates related to Samsung Galaxy M31 here.



  • How to take screenshot on Samsung Galaxy M31 ?

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    Answered By Tisha Jhadav | 4 months ago

    Samsung Galaxy M31 is yet to hit the Indian Markets.

    Thus, all the specifications and other gestures used in the device are yet to be revealed.

    However, if we have a look at the predecessors like M30 and M30s .

    The Power button and the Volume Rocker button when hit together, clicks the Screenshot.

    In the meantime, do not forget to find all the detailed specifications and other latest updates relates to Samsung Galaxy M31 here.

  • How to record calls on Samsung Galaxy M31 ?

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    Answered By Ram Niwas Goel | 4 months ago

    Most of the Samsung devices come with a Auto Call Recorder.

    This application when activated automatically records all the calls made through the device.

    If your device does not comes with this application , you can always download a Third Party Application for recording calls.

    In the meantime, do not forget to find all the detailed specifications and other latest updates related to Samsung Galaxy M31 here.

  • How to hide or protect apps on Samsung Galaxy M31 ?

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    Answered By Rujul Nair | 4 months ago

    Most of the Samsung's premium devices come with a Pre-Installed safety application called as ' Secure Folder'

    This is a safety application powered by Knox' . It lets the user to hide all the  applications

    And if your device does not come with this application, you can always download a Third Party Application.

    In the meantime, do not forget to find all the detailed specifications and other latest updates related to Samsung Galaxy M31 here.

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