Buying a smartphone is not just something to pride yourself with. It has to be done rightly so you don’t waste your money. The Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus is one of those phones that gives you value for money.
Announced on February 25, 2018 and released in March 2018, the Samsung Galaxy S9 is a super sleek phone with powerful camera. The phone comes with a 3500MaH battery capacity and a 12MP rear camera.
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus has a 158.1 x 73.8 x 8.5 mm body dimension with the weight of 189g. It’s made of a Corning Gorilla Glass 5 front and back. It also has an aluminium frame, giving it a shiny and beautiful appearance. Its display is powered with a 6.2 inches screen size and a screen resolution of 1440 by 2960 pixels. The phone is also an IP68 rated phone. Meaning it is water-resistant for up to 30 minutes and it also resists dust. It is largely anti-scratch, due to the Corning Glass 5.
The Galaxy S9 Plus comes in five different versions. They are the G965F (single sim) for Europe and global release, G965F/DS (Double Sim for Europe and global release), G965U (for the USA), G965W (for Canada) and G9650 ( For china, LATAM).
For performance and efficiency reasons, the Galaxy S9 plus comes with a Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845 chipset for the USA, China LATAM versions and an Exynos 9810 chipset for all other versions.
All versions of the phone, however, come with an Octacore CPU for fast response rate and quick refresh. The GPU for the USA, China and LATAM versions of the phone is an Adreno 630. All other versions of the phone use the Mali-G72 MP18 GPU.
CAMERA AND MEMORY CAPACITY
Before Iphones became the videography phone and Huawei became a pocket camera, there was Samsung. And you know what they say about Old being Gold? Yea, Samsung never fails on its camera quality.
The 2018 Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus comes with a dual rear camera with two 12MP lenses. It comes with LED flashlight, Auto HDR and Panorama mode. Videography with Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus is better with the following video qualities: 4K@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/240fps, 720p@960fps, HDR, stereo sound rec., gyro-EIS & OIS (30fps).
The front or selfie camera of this powerful phone comes with dual lenses of 8MP and 2MP with a dedicated Iris scanner. Interestingly, this phone’s selfie camera has video recording abilities and has a video quality of 1440p@30fps.
The phone comes in 3 memory models of 64GB ROM 6GB RAM, 128GB ROM 6GB RAM, 256GB ROM 6GB RAM. The dual sim models of the phone accept memory card of capacity upto 256GB.
BATTERY AND OTHER FEATURES
Your Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus is sure to give you good battery life. It comes with a 3500 MaH Lithium-ion battery. This enables it to have up to 27 hours and a music playback time of 72 hours.
Some other features of the Samsung Galaxy S9 plus include front-mounted fingerprint scanner, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2, ANT+.
PRICE IN GHANA
The Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus is a high-end device and so comes at quite a price. It’s currently on the Ghanaian market at the price of 4,600 cedis in the least and 6,000 cedis on the high side. You can check out the various models and their prices in Ghana here.
If you have some good amount of money and you want a high-end phone that gives you quality entertainment, battery life and performance, then go for Samsung Galaxy S9 plus. It is one phone you’ll buy today and still be able to use after 5 years. If you are however unable to afford this one, worry not. You can check out Samsung Galaxy S8 or Samsung S7 Edge.