Preorder Now Live: Samsung Galaxy S9

The Samsung Galaxy S9 was announced this week, promising to reimagine the way people communicate, share and experience the world.

“The way we use our smartphones has changed as communication and self-expression has evolved,” said DJ Koh, president and Head of IT & Mobile Communications Division, Samsung Electronics. “With the Galaxy S9 and S9+, we have reimagined the smartphone camera. Not only do the Galaxy S9 and S9+ enable consumers to shoot great photos and videos anywhere, it’s a smartphone that’s designed to help them connect to others and express themselves in a way that’s unique and personal to them.”

 

Here’s the specs at a glance:

  • Dimensions: 147.7 x 68.7 x 8.5 mm (5.81 x 2.70 x 0.33 in)
  • Weight: 163 g (5.75 oz)
  • Build: Front/back glass (Gorilla Glass 5), aluminum frame
  • SIM: Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
  • NFC: Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
  • Durability: IP68 certified – dust/waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30 minutes, Corning Gorilla Glass 5
  • Display: 5.8 inches, 84.8 cm2 (~83.6% screen-to-body ratio) Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colours, 1440 x 2960 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio (~570 ppi density), Multitouch, HDR10 compliant, 3D Touch (home button only), Always-on display
  • OS: Android 8.0 (Oreo)
  • Chipset: Exynos 9810 Octa – EMEA
  • Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 845 – USA & China
  • CPU: Octa-core (4×2.8 GHz Mongoose M3 & 4×1.7 GHz Cortex-A55) – EMEA
  • Octa-core (4×2.7 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4×1.7 GHz Kryo 385 Silver) – USA & China
  • GPU: Mali-G72 MP18 – EMEA
  • Adreno 630 – USA & China
  • Memory Card slot: microSD, up to 400 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) – dual SIM model only
  • Internal: 64/128/256 GB, 4 GB RAM
  • Primary Camera: 12 MP (f/1.5-2.4, 26mm, 1/2.5″, 1.4 µm, Dual Pixel PDAF), phase detection autofocus, OIS, LED flash, Geo-tagging, simultaneous 4K video and 9MP image recording, touch focus, face/smile detection, Auto HDR, panorama
  • Video: 2160p@60fps, 1080p@240fps, 720p@960fps, HDR, dual-video rec.
  • Secondary Camera: 8 MP (f/1.7, 25mm, 1/3.6″, 1.22 µm), autofocus, 1440p@30fps, dual video call, Auto HDR
  • Alert types: Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
  • Loudspeaker: Yes, with stereo speakers
  • 3.5mm jack: Yes, 32-bit/384kHz audio, Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
  • Bluetooth: 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX
  • GPS: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
  • Radio: FM radio (USA & Canada only) – To be confirmed
  • USB: 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
  • Sensors: Iris scanner, fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2
  • Messaging: SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
  • Browser: HTML5
  • Battery: Fast battery charging (Quick Charge 2.0), Qi/PMA wireless charging (market dependent), Non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery (11.55 Wh)

Pre-order the Samsung Galaxy S9 Sim Free today, available with UK and international delivery.

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