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Samsung Galaxy S9

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Network
Technology GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only) GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - A1522 (GSM), A1522 (CDMA), A1524
  CDMA 800 / 1900 - USA CDMA 800 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - A1522 (CDMA), A1524
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 - Global, USA HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - A1522 (GSM), A1522 (CDMA), A1524
  CDMA2000 1xEV-DO - USA CDMA2000 1xEV-DO - A1522 (CDMA), A1524
  TD-SCDMA - A1524
4G Network 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 32, 38, 39, 40, 41, 66 - Global 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29 - A1522 GSM, A1522 CDMA
  1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46, 66, 71 - USA 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 38, 39, 40, 41 - A1524
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (6CA) Cat18 1200/200 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A Cat4 150/50 Mbps, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps
Launch
Announced 2018, February 25 2014, September 09. Released 2014, September 19
Status Available. Released 2018, March 09 Discontinued
Body
Dimensions 147.7 x 68.7 x 8.5 mm (5.81 x 2.70 x 0.33 in) 158.1 x 77.8 x 7.1 mm (6.22 x 3.06 x 0.28 in)
Weight 163 g (5.75 oz) 172 g (6.07 oz)
Build Glass front (Gorilla Glass 5), glass back (Gorilla Glass 5), aluminum frame Glass front (Gorilla Glass), aluminum back, aluminum frame
SIM Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) Nano-SIM
 IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)
Apple Pay (Visa, MasterCard, AMEX certified)
Display
Type Super AMOLED, HDR10 IPS LCD
Size 5.8 inches, 84.8 cm2 (~83.6% screen-to-body ratio) 5.5 inches, 83.4 cm2 (~67.8% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1440 x 2960 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio (~570 ppi density) 1080 x 1920 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~401 ppi density)
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 5 Ion-strengthened glass, oleophobic coating
 3D Touch (home button only)
Always-on display
Platform
OS Android 8.0 (Oreo), upgradable to Android 10, One UI 2.5 iOS 8, upgradable to iOS 12.5.5
Chipset Exynos 9810 (10 nm) - EMEA
Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845 (10 nm) - USA/LATAM, China
Apple A8 (20 nm)
CPU Octa-core (4x2.7 GHz Mongoose M3 & 4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A55) - EMEA
Octa-core (4x2.8 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4x1.7 GHz Kryo 385 Silver) - USA/LATAM, China
Dual-core 1.4 GHz Typhoon (ARM v8-based)
GPU Mali-G72 MP18 - EMEA
Adreno 630 - USA/LATAM, China
PowerVR GX6450 (quad-core graphics)
Memory
Card slot microSDXC (uses shared SIM slot) - dual SIM model only No
Internal 64GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 4GB RAM, 256GB 4GB RAM 16GB 1GB RAM, 64GB 1GB RAM, 128GB 1GB RAM
 UFS 2.1
Main Camera
Modules 12 MP, f/1.5-2.4, 26mm (wide), 1/2.55", 1.4µm, dual pixel PDAF, OIS 8 MP, f/2.2, 29mm (standard), 1/3", 1.5µm, PDAF, OIS
Features LED flash, auto-HDR, panorama Dual-LED dual-tone flash, HDR
Video 4K@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/240fps, 720p@960fps, HDR, stereo sound rec., gyro-EIS & OIS (30fps) 1080p@60fps, 720p@240fps
Selfie Camera
Modules 8 MP, f/1.7, 25mm (wide), 1/3.6", 1.22µm, AF
2 MP (dedicated iris scanner camera)
1.2 MP, f/2.2, 31mm (standard)
Features Dual video call, Auto-HDR face detection, HDR, FaceTime over Wi-Fi or Cellular
Video 1440p@30fps 720p@30fps
Sound
Loudspeaker Yes, with stereo speakers Yes
3.5mm jack Yes Yes
 32-bit/384kHz audio
Tuned by AKG
16-bit/44.1kHz audio
Comms
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX 4.0, A2DP, LE
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
NFC Yes Yes (Apple Pay only)
Infrared port No No
Radio FM radio (USA & Canada only) No
USB USB Type-C 3.1 Lightning, USB 2.0
Features
Sensors Iris scanner, fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2 Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer
 ANT+
Bixby natural language commands and dictation
Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
Battery
Type Li-Ion 3000 mAh, non-removable (11.55 Wh) Li-Po 2915 mAh, non-removable (11.1 Wh)
Charging Fast charging 15W
Quick Charge 2.0
Qi/PMA wireless charging - market dependent
Stand-by Up to 384 h (3G)
Talk time Up to 24 h (3G)
Misc
Colors Midnight Black, Coral Blue, Titanium Gray, Lilac Purple, Burgundy Red, Sunrise Gold, Ice Blue Space Gray, Silver, Gold
SAR 0.63 W/kg (head)     0.96 W/kg (body)     1.19 W/kg (head)     1.19 W/kg (body)    
SAR EU 0.36 W/kg (head)     1.18 W/kg (body)     0.99 W/kg (head)     0.91 W/kg (body)    
Models SM-G960F, SM-G960, SM-G960F, SM-G960U, SM-G960W, SM-G9600, SM-G960U1, SM-G960N, SCV38, SM-G960X, SC-02K A1522, A1524, iPhone7,1
Price About 370 EUR About 420 EUR
Tests
Performance AnTuTu: 250156 (v7)
GeekBench: 8830 (v4.4)
GFXBench: 14fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)
Display Contrast ratio: Infinite (nominal), 4.630 (sunlight) Contrast ratio: 1361 (nominal), 3.023 (sunlight)
Camera Compare PHOTO / Compare VIDEO
Loudspeaker Voice 68dB / Noise 74dB / Ring 81dB Voice 67dB / Noise 65dB / Ring 66dB
Audio quality Noise -93.4dB / Crosstalk -93.9dB Noise -94dB / Crosstalk -72dB
Battery life Endurance rating 78h Endurance rating 79h

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