Samsung Galaxy S9 vs Samsung Galaxy S9+: Everything you need to know

Samsung Galaxy S9

Samsung released the much-awaited Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2018. The main attraction of the Galaxy S9 series is the integration of a processor with a 10nm manufacturing process, which is exclusively designed to reduce heat. In this article, we will examine the specifications of the newly launched Galaxy S9 series.


Samsung Galaxy S9 is equipped with a 5.8-inch Quad HD+ sAMOLED Infinity Display. However, the Galaxy S9+ will ship with a 6.2-inch QuadHD+ sAMOLED display. Samsung has integrated bezel-less display on both the devices, which helps you to experience stunning visuals.


The Samsung Galaxy S9 series is integrated with a powerful octa-core 10nm manufacturing process. You will experience low heat during usage. The smartphones ships with AKG-powered stereo speakers, which is capable of delivering 1.4x improved sound when compared to previous counterparts. The addition of Dolby Atmos will deliver three-dimensional sound to provide you with a theater-like experience.

The Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ are available in both 64GB and 256GB expandable storage capacities. However, the RAM capacity is different. The Galaxy S9 features 4GB RAM, while the Plus model comes with 6GB RAM. It is possible to extend the memory up to 400GB using microSD card.


On the optics front, the Galaxy S9 bears a 12MP super speed dual pixel camera sensor with support for OIS. The front-facing camera occupies an 8MP camera sensor paired with f/1.7 aperture. The advantage of the Galaxy S9+ is the addition of dual 12MP camera sensors with support for OIS and f/2.4 aperture. The selfie camera comprises of an 8MP sensor with f/1.7 aperture alongside autofocus support.

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While the Samsung Galaxy S9 is powered by a 3000mAh battery, the Galaxy S9+ gets adequate power from the 3500mAh battery. You can protect sensitive data with the help of Samsung Knox. You will be able to easily unlock the phone with the help of face recognition technology via Iris scan. The company revealed that the handset is capable of working even under low light.


In addition to the accelerometer, the Galaxy S9 series provides support for barometer, gyro sensor, compass, hall sensor, HR sensor, proximity sensor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, ANT+ in addition to USB Type C port.


You can prebook Samsung Galaxy S9 and Plus variants by paying Rs. 2000. The balance payment can be paid after the official launch of the handset.

Anand Narayanaswamy is the editor-in-chief of Netans. He was recognized as a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) for 9 years (2002 to 2011) and again as a Microsoft MVP in Surface under Windows and Devices in January 2024. He worked as a Chief Technical Editor with ASPAlliance and was part of ASPInsider program. Anand has published several articles and reviews related to various software and hardware products for various software and technology related websites. He is also active on social media and also participates as an Influencer for various brands. Anand can be reached at