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Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus

Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
Brand: Samsung
Category: Mobiles
  • CPU Exynos 9810 (10nm)
  • RAM 4 GB
  • Storage 64/128 GB
  • Display 6.2 inch Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
  • Camera Dual 12 MP + 12 MP
  • OS Android v8.0 (Oreo), upgradable to Android v9.0 (Pie)

Editor Rating

This rating is based on the features of the phone. We have considered all elements pf the phone - both hardware and software.

  • Battery 9 / 10
  • Camera 10 / 10
  • Value 9 / 10
  • Display 10 / 10

Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus Price In Kenya

Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus price in Kenya isKSh44,500. This phone has nine color options – Midnight Black, Coral Blue, Titanium Gray, Lilac Purple, Burgundy Red, Sunrise Gold, Ice Blue and Polaris Blue.  It has 6GB of RAM and 64/128GB onboard storage space. This phone features a 6.2 inches display and has a Dual-lens camera at the back with a 12 megapixels main lens. The selfie camera is 8 megapixels.

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Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus - Specifications


Announced This indicates the month and year that the manufacture announced a given smartphone. Some phones phone are announced and released within a short period of time while sometimes it takes several months for certain phones to be officially launched after the announcement. February, 2018
Status Is this phone available in Kenya? Available means you can get it at various smartphone shops in the country. Coming soon means you will have to wait a little bit. Products marked as discontinued are those that are no longer available in local shops. We check several online and offline shops before marking products as discontinued to ensure that it’s really not available. Available


Dimensions 158.1mm by 73.8mm by 8.5mm
Weight 189g
Colors Midnight Black, Coral Blue, Titanium Gray, Lilac Purple, Burgundy Red, Sunrise Gold and Ice Blue


2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 28(700), 32(1500), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500), 66(1700/2100)
SIM How many SIM cards can be used in a given phone at the same time? Well, most phones today support the use of two SIM cards. Others will only allow you to use one SIM card. This allows you to enjoy offers from Safaricom, Telkom, and others. You should also check whether a given device has a dedicated SIM card slot or if its hybrid. Hybrid means that the second SIM and the Micro SD share the same slot. With such a handset. You will have to choose between a second SIM and memory expansion via a micro SD. Nano SIM
Dual SIM Single SIM or Dual SIM


Display Type There are many different types of display panels used in today’s phones. The displays you will find in modern smartphones include Liquid Crystal Display (LCD), In-Plane Switching Liquid Crystal Display (IPS-LCD), Organic Light-Emitting Diode (OLED) and Active-Matrix Organic Light Emitting Diode (AMOLED). IPS LCD displays are common in high-end and mid-range phones because they offer good color reproductions and have superior viewing angles. AMOLED displays consume less power compared to LCD displays and have very good contrast ratio. They are highly visible in areas with low light. Super AMOLED
Size 6.2 inches
Resolution 1440 x 2960 pixels, 18.5:9 aspect ratio
Display Colors 16M colors
Pixel Density 529 ppi
Touch Screen Yes, Multitouch
Display Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 5


FM Radio If you would like to listen to your favorite FM stations without an internet connection, choose a phone with FM radio support. Most high-end phones don’t have this feature. Yes
Alert Types Vibration, ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm Jack Yes


Rear Dual; 12 MP, f/1.5-2.4, 26mm-wide, dual pixel PDAF, OIS + 12 MP, f/2.4, 52mm-telephoto, AF, OIS, 2x optical zoom
Rear Camera Features LED flash, auto-HDR, panorama
Video 2160p@60fps, 1080p@240fps, 720p@960fps
Selfie Single: 8 MP, f/1.7, 25mm-wide, AF
Selfie Camera Features Dual video call, Auto-HDR, 1440@30fps


OS Are you looking for a phone powered by Google’s Android OS or Apple’s iOS? Android v8.0 (Oreo), upgradable to Android v9.0 (Pie)


Chipset A chipset is basically an integrated circuit that brings together all the components of a computer on one chip. It also commonly referred to as the System on Chip (SoC). The chipset on a phone consists of the processor (CPU), memory controller, GPU (Graphics Processing Unit), modem and a few other controllers. They are all built-in this one chip, referred to as the chipset. Common chipsets installed in phones today include Qualcomm Snapdragon, MediaTek, Exynos (by Samsung) and Kirin (by Huawei). Exynos 9810 (10nm)
CPU CPU is a circuit that executes computer programs. Your phone’s CPU is in charge of executing your apps. One of the main characteristics of the CPU is its clock rate. It is usually measured in Gigahertz (GHz). This is an important feature to look at when comparing phones with the same processor generation and family. The type of CPU on your phone has a big effect on your smartphone’s performance and user experience. Octa-core (4x2.7 GHz Mongoose M3 & 4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A55)
GPU Graphics Processing Unit, abbreviated GPU, is a circuit that accelerates your phone’s graphic output. They are very efficient in image manipulation. GPU’s are essential parts of chipsets. Today’s GPUs are very advanced as manufacturers are constantly pushing to make the best ever gaming phones. Mali-G72 MP18
RAM This is where apps along with their data reside while running. It is used by both the operating system and installed apps. RAM is very fast. It is temporary storage that loses all its data when the phone is switched off. 4 GB
Internal Storage 64/128 GB
Card Slot microSD, up to 1 TB (hybrid slot)
Sensors Today’s handsets have multiple sensors. Budget phones may lack some sensors. Some may not have a fingerprints scanner, gyroscope, compass, etc. make sure the phone you want to buy has all the sensors you need. Iris scanner, fingerprint (rear), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2


Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
Wi-fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, WiFi Direct
Wi-fi Hotspot
USB 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector


Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (6CA) Cat18 1200/200 Mbps


Placement Phone batteries are either removable or non-removable. Non-removable means that you can’t remove the battery without the help of a specialist without causing some sort of damage. Most of today’s phones have removable batteries. There are few smartphones with removable batteries. The key advantage of phones with removable batteries is the fact that you can replace a battery with a new one when it depreciates without the help of a specialist. Non-removable
Battery Type Li-Ion (Lithium Ion)
Capacity 3500 mAh
Fast Charging Fast Charging Does it comes with a fast charging adapter? 15W fast charging adapter
Wireless Charging Wireless Charging (Inductive Charging) uses an electromagnetic field to transfer energy between two objects. This is usually done with a charging station. Energy is sent through an inductive coupling to an electrical device, which can then use that energy to charge batteries or run the device. Qi/PMA wireless charging

Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus - Summary

  • Is Samsung Galaxy S9+ waterproof/IP68 rate?

Yes, though it is not 100% waterproof. It can be submerged in water for up to 30 minutes.

  • Does Samsung S9 Plus come with a Bixby button?

Yes, the dedicated Bixby button is located on the left side just below the volume key.

  • Which processor does Galaxy S9 Plus have?

It has Exynos 9810 chipset. It is a 2018 flagship-grade SOC designed by Samsung.

  • Does this phone feature fast charging and wireless charging technologies?

Yes. The phone comes with a 15W fast charging adapter It can also be recharged wirelessly.

  • How is Samsung S9 Plus display quality?

The 6.2 inches AMOLED curved display has 1440p resolution. The display is also HDR10 compliant, has Always-On-Display, and supports the use of a VR headset.

  • Does Galaxy S9 Plus camera feature a variable aperture?

Yes. The main 12MP lens at the back has an f/1.5-2.4 aperture. This allows the user to take bright photos even in a dark environment.

  • Does this smartphone feature stereo speakers?

Yes, it does.

  • Can the Samsung S9 Plus dual rear camera record videos with 4K resolution?

Yes. Apart from 4K videos, one can also shoot 1080p videos in slow motion.

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