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All About The Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus

author Luis Silva (Updated on: March 2021)

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What You Should Know About The Galaxy S9 Plus





Considering their rivals:

- Its global score is 13% above the average. (6.36 vs. 5.65).

- Its performance is 13% above the average (1924 vs. 1702).

- 75% of its rivals have an AMOLED display.

- 5% of its opponents have a refresh rate of 90hz or more.

- 75% of its competitors have an ALWAYS-ON display.

- 45% of its adversaries have the ability to play HDR content.

- 10% of its rivals have a Gorilla Glass 6 or newer protection.

- It has a higher number of Dots-Per-Inch (about 25% above) than the average (530 DPI vs. 425 DPI).

- Its picture quality score is 18% above the average (107 vs. 90.78).

- 25% of its adversaries have a telephoto lens.

- Fast charging is 34% slower than the average (15w vs. 23w).

- 45% of its oppositors have wireless charging.

- Wireless charging speed is 40% slower than the average (5w vs. 8w).

- 5% of its rivals have reverse wireless charging.

- 50% of its adversaries have a full glass body.

- 15% of its contenders are water-resistant.

- Internal storage is below the average. (64GB. vs. 102GB.).

- 75% of its rivals have a MicroSD card slot.

- 90% of its opponents have Bluetooth 5.1.

- All of its rivals have NFC.

- 85% of its adversaries have an headphone jack.



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 Specifications 
  • Pros 
    AMOLED
    Always-On-Display
    Cameras
    Fast Charging
    Wireless Charging
    MicroSD Slot
    3.5mm Jack



  • Cons 
    Weight









  • Price 

    Amazon: $264

    eBay: $598

    BestBuy: $769

    Walmart: $0

  • Performance 
    Year: 2018
    Updates: 4 years
    Exynos 9810
    Mali-G72 MP18
    Android 8
    Geekbench 5: 1924




  • Display 
    6.2" 1440x2960
    530 DPI
    Gorilla Glass 5
    AMOLED
    With Always-On
    658 Nits


  • Cameras 
    2 Cameras

    With OIS
    With HDR
    1 LED flash
    2160p (4k)
    DP/Laser focus

    Dxo/Tek Score: 107

  • Main Camera 
    12 MP
    f/1.5
    26mm
    Sensor size: 1/2.55
    Pixel size: 1.4

     
    Selfie 
    8 MP f/1.7 25 mm
  • Other Cameras 
    12 MP f/2.4 52mm
    2x Zoom








  • Body 
    158x73x8 mm
    6.23x2.88x0.32 in
    189g. / 6.67oz.
    Full Glass
    84% STBR
    Looks: 9.4/10
    Fingerp.: Back
    IP68

  • Colors 
    Midnight Black
    Coral Blue
    Titanium Gray
    Lilac Purple
    Burgundy Red
    Sunrise Gold
    Ice Blue
    Polaris Blue


  • Battery 
    3500mAh
    Charging: 15w
    Wireless: 5w

    1T+1W+1V*: 81%
    1T+3W+1V*: 63%
    1T+1W+3V*: 69%



  • Storage 
    RAM: 6GB
    Storage: 64GB
    Expandable

     
    Connectivity 
    4G/5G: 4G
    3.5mm jack: Yes
    Bluetooth: 5.0
    NFC: Yes

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 (with the Adreno 630 GPU) and the Exynos 9810 (with the Mali-G72) are market dependent.

The Galaxy S9 plus has a dual aperture camera that allows you to choose between f/1.5 or f/2.4.



 Top 5 
  •    Price 
    Galaxy A31
    #1$229
    6
    #2$230
    Galaxy A70
    #3$233
    Mi 8
    #4$235
    Galaxy S9 Plus
    #11$264
  • Global Score 
    Galaxy S9 Plus
    #16.36
    Galaxy S9
    #26.34
    XT
    #35.79
    6T
    #45.67
    Galaxy A70
    #55.48
  • Performance 
    6
    #15.8
    6T
    #25.8
    Mi 8
    #35.2
    Galaxy S9 Plus
    #45.2
    Galaxy S9
    #55.1
  • Display 
    Galaxy S9 Plus
    #18.4
    Galaxy S9
    #28.4
    Mi 9T
    #38.3
    Mi 9 SE
    #48.2
    Galaxy A51
    #58.1
  • Display Size 
    Galaxy A70
    #16.7
    Galaxy A51
    #26.5
    Galaxy A31
    #36.4
    6T
    #46.4
    Galaxy S9 Plus
    #136.2
  • Dots Per Inch 
    Galaxy S9
    #1567
    Galaxy S9 Plus
    #2530
    Galaxy A40
    #3436
    Mi 9 SE
    #4436
    Galaxy A31
    #5411
  • Cameras 
    Mi 8
    #16.7
    XT
    #26.5
    Mi 9 SE
    #36.4
    Galaxy S9 Plus
    #46.3
    iPhone 7
    #55.9
  • Camera MP 
    Nord N10
    #164
    XT
    #264
    Galaxy A31
    #348
    Mi 9 SE
    #448
    Galaxy S9 Plus
    12
  • Zoom (mm) 
    Mi 8
    #156
    Mi 9T
    #253
    Mi 9 SE
    #352
    Galaxy S9 Plus
    #452


  • Body 
    Galaxy S9
    #18.5
    Galaxy S9 Plus
    #27.5
    iPhone 7
    #36.8
    Galaxy A40
    #44.2
    Mi 9 SE
    3.7
  • Screen-To-Body 
    Galaxy A51
    #188
    Galaxy A70
    #286
    6T
    #386
    Galaxy A40
    #486
    Galaxy S9 Plus
    #1084
  • Looks 
    Galaxy S9
    #19.6
    Mi 8
    #29.5
    Galaxy S9 Plus
    #39.4
    6T
    #49
    6
    #58.9
  • Weight (g) 
    iPhone 7
    #1138
    Galaxy A40
    #2140
    Mi 9 SE
    #3155
    Galaxy S9
    #4163
    Galaxy S9 Plus
    #16189
  • Size (mm) 
    iPhone 7
    #1138
    Galaxy A40
    #2144
    Mi 9 SE
    #3147
    Galaxy S9
    #4147
    Galaxy S9 Plus
    #11158
  • Battery+Charg. 
    Galaxy A31
    #16.6
    Galaxy M30s
    #26.6
    Nord N10
    #36.5
    Galaxy A70
    #46.4
    Galaxy S9 Plus
    #76.2
  • Battery* 
    Galaxy A31
    #186
    Galaxy M30s
    #286
    Nord N10
    #384
    Galaxy A70
    #483
    Galaxy S9 Plus
    #1081
  • Batt.:Browsing* 
    Galaxy A31
    #174
    Galaxy M30s
    #274
    Nord N10
    #370
    Galaxy A70
    #467
    Galaxy S9 Plus
    #1163
  • Battery:Video* 
    Galaxy A31
    #176
    Galaxy M30s
    #276
    Galaxy A70
    #371
    6T
    #471
    Galaxy S9 Plus
    #969
  • Fast Charging. 
    Nord N10
    #130
    Galaxy A70
    #225
    6
    #320
    6T
    #420
    Galaxy S9 Plus
    15
  • Wireless Charg. 
    Galaxy S9 Plus
    #15
    Galaxy S9
    #25






  • Storage 
    Galaxy A70
    #17.5
    Nord N10
    #27.5
    Galaxy A31
    #36.3
    Galaxy A40
    #46.3
    Galaxy S9 Plus
    #66.3
  • Int. Storage 
    Galaxy A70
    #1128
    6T
    #2128
    Nord N10
    #3128
    Galaxy A31
    #464
    Galaxy S9 Plus
    #1064
  • RAM (GB) 
    6
    #16
    Galaxy A70
    #26
    Mi 8
    #36
    6T
    #46
    Galaxy S9 Plus
    #76
  • Connectivity 
    Nord N10
    #110
    Galaxy A31
    #28.5
    6
    #38.5
    Galaxy A70
    #48.5
    Galaxy S9 Plus
    #68.5


 Rivals 
  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy S9
    Galaxy S9
    $304   6.34

    Compare
  • Realme

    Realme XT
    XT
    $290   5.79

    Compare


  • OnePlus

    OnePlus 6T
    6T
    $239   5.67

    Compare


  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy A70
    Galaxy A70
    $233   5.48

    Compare


  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy A51
    Galaxy A51
    $274   5.23

    Compare


  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy A31
    Galaxy A31
    $229   5.17

    Compare


  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy A50
    Galaxy A50
    $276   5.17

    Compare


  • Xiaomi

    Xiaomi Mi 9T
    Mi 9T
    $290   5.14

    Compare


  • Xiaomi

    Xiaomi Mi 8
    Mi 8
    $235   5.13

    Compare


  • OnePlus

    OnePlus Nord N10
    Nord N10
    $279   5.05

    Compare


  • Xiaomi

    Xiaomi Pocophone F1
    Pocophone F1
    $250   5.04

    Compare


  • Xiaomi

    Xiaomi Mi 9 SE
    Mi 9 SE
    $250   5.02

    Compare


  • OnePlus

    OnePlus 6
    6
    $230   4.92

    Compare


  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy M30s
    Galaxy M30s
    $300   4.85

    Compare


  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy A30
    Galaxy A30
    $249   4.74

    Compare


  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy A40
    Galaxy A40
    $240   4.67

    Compare


  • Apple

    Apple iPhone 7
    iPhone 7
    $250   3.8

    Compare


The top 5 list is based only on these rivals.

You can click on any rival to know more about it too.

These are the lowest prices found on any of these stores: Amazon.com, eBay.com, Best Buy, and Walmart.

Prices on eBay are in $US for reference but are Europe-based.

Prices marked with ! are from renewed/refurbished/carrier-locked phones (except eBay, that are from new devices, unless they are out of stock, then they can be from bids, and then from pre-owned devices).

We're only including devices that still receive security updates.

Disclaimer: We earn a small fee from qualifying purchases. It doesn't affect any item's price or eventual reviews .

*What's left of a full charge after 1 hour of talking, 1 (or 3) hour of web browsing, and 1 (or 3) hour of video playback.



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