Official Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ Specs and Price in US

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At last, the time of reckoning is here. All the rumors and speculations regarding specifications of Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ are being put rest by Samsung. The Korean giant has finally removed the curtains from its most awaited smartphones of 2018; Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+, in a Samsung Unpacked Event at Mobile World Congress 2018 in Barcelona Spain. So, with the unveiling ceremony, we now have the list of official Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ specs at our hands. From afar, both the devices look similar to its predecessors Galaxy S8/S8+. However, when you come close to these monsters called Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ you would realize that they are quite different from their little brothers.

official Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ specs

If we see official Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ specs in individuality you won’t find them to be greatly different from Galaxy S8/S8+. However, as a whole package, Galaxy S9/S9+ packs a lot of punch. Galaxy S9/S9+ both are powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 (US Variant) and Exynos 9810 (Global Variant) Chips which are approximately 30% faster than previous Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 and Exynos 8895. Another major upgrade is the camera when compared to older Galaxy S8/S8+. With the new variable f/1.5 and f/2.4 aperture camera on Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+, the camera will take great shots in both good and poor lighting conditions. Both Galaxy S9 and S9+ will launch with Android 8.0 Oreo with all its features. On top of that, Samsung Experience 9.0 brings a new keyboard app, new Edge Lightning Effects, lock screen customizations, and few more features which are unique to Galaxy S9 and S9+.

Samsung has introduced new colors for Galaxy S9/S9+: Lilac Purple and Titanium Gray. These are in addition to the existing Midnight Black and Coral Blue.

Now let’s see the complete list of official Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ specs below.

Official Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ Specs (Specifications)

Galaxy S9 Galaxy S9+
Display Size 5.8” QHD+ (2960×1440) sAMOLED 18.5:9 6.2” QHD+ (2960×1440) sAMOLED 18.5:9
Glass Type Gorilla Glass 5 Gorilla Glass 5
Display Color Palette HDR10 HDR10
System-on-chip Qualcomm Snapdragon 845/Exynos 9810 Qualcomm Snapdragon 845/Exynos 9810
RAM Capacity 4GB 6GB
Storage Capacity 64GB/128GB/256GB + Micro SD Card slot (up to 400GB) 64GB/128GB/256GB + Micro SD Card slot (up to 400GB)
Speaker System AKG Tuned stereo speakers AKG Tuned stereo speakers
Headphone Jack Yes, 3.5mm Yes, 3.5mm
Front Camera 8MP front camera with auto focus 8MP front camera with autofocus
Rear Camera 12MP with f/1.5 and f/2.4 variable aperture 12MP with f/1.5 and f/2.4 variable aperture + 12MP zoom lens f/2.4
Battery Capacity 3,000 mAh battery 3,500 mAh battery
Wireless Charging Yes Yes
Fast Charging Yes, Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging Yes, Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging
Biometrics Iris, Facial, and fingerprint recognition Iris, Facial, and fingerprint recognition
Water and Dust Resistance IP68 IP68
Software Android 8.0 Oreo with Samsung Experience 9.0 Android 8.0 Oreo with Samsung Experience 9.0

Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ Prices

Carrier  Galaxy S9  Galaxy S9+
AT&T $790.20 or $26.34 per month for 30 months ($790.20) $915 or $30.50 per month for 30 months ($915)
Verizon $800 or $33.33 per month for 24 months ($800) $930 or $38.74 per month for 24 months ($930)
T-Mobile $720 or $30 per month for 24 months ($720) $840 or $30 per month for 24 months with a $120 down payment ($840)
Sprint $792 or $33 per month for 24 months ($792) $912 or $38 per month for 24 months ($912)
Unlocked $720 $840

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