Samsung Galaxy S9: The First Impression Did Not Impress Us Too Much!


Samsung Galaxy S9 has familiar overall look like S8.Samsung’s Galaxy S9 is a gorgeous device, and it fixes some of the biggest issues, the fingerprint scanner’s position, and the poor speaker. The changes appear minor in some areas, but maybe it is just that we have come to expect too much from annual updates to these super-powerful phones. A 4K screen would have been nice, and proper 10-bit HDR video recording could have added another skill to the camera. Samsung did not try to take on Face ID with an improved facial scanner.

Design and Screen

The metal and glass body retains its curved display, IP68 water-resistance rating and micro-SD card slot. The Gorilla Glass 5 that coats the screen has been thickened. This will help to reduce instances of cracked screens. The S9 even includes a headphone jack. Like all of the many other Samsung phones, the S9’s display pulls you in immediately with its rich shades and eccentric contrast.

It’s a 5.8-inch AMOLED quad-HD+ panel. And, that’s not all, as it is still one of the best displays that a maximum number of people like. There is a reason for such strong fan-following for Samsung.


Here is full support for HDR10 and the S9 can stream HDR content from sources. This provides movies and TV shows with better contrast. The biggest area of proposed improvement for the Samsung Galaxy S9 is to the camera. The Samsung Galaxy S9 can shift between f/2.4 and f/1.5, instead of having a fixed aperture.

Low-light shots that are taken with the f/1.5 alternative are definitely bright, and it is on the cards to get splendid shots in conditions that any other phone camera would routinely resist. The camera itself has a 12-megapixel sensor with OIS, fast autofocus and is accompanied by an app which is easy to use. Video can now be recorded at 4k 60fps.

Performance And Battery Are As Per Our Expectations!

At the phone’s heart will be either a Snapdragon 845 accompanied by 4GB of RAM. You can choose between 64GB or 256GB of onboard storage, both expandable via micro-SD, and there is a 3000mAh battery inside that can be charged wirelessly or via the USB-C port. It has 6GB of RAM.

Key Features

  • Review Price: £739
  • 8-inch OLED quad HD+ Infinity Display
  • Snapdragon 845
  • 4GB RAM & 64GB/256GB storage + micro-SD up to 400GB
  • 12-megapixel single rear camera with a mechanical variable aperture of both f/2.4 and f/1.5
  • 8MP front camera with f/1.7 aperture

Samsung Galaxy S9+ review

Prior to the launch of Samsung Galaxy S9, the appearance of a 6.2-inch Galaxy S9 Plus was definite. The S9 Plus deals a few noteworthy benefits over its smaller comrade S8. Not only does a larger phone fit a larger battery, but now there is an extra camera lens along with extra RAM. We know you’ll love all of these if you’re a Samsung lover!

Galaxy S9 Plus Design Isn’t Extra-Ordinary

One look and it is clear that the Galaxy S9 Plus looks very similar to our expectations. We had the idea about the dual-edge Infinity display that takes up the whole front of the device. And, also the fingerprint scanner that happily sits on the back of the phone.

There is a residual button, but more importantly, there still is a 3.5-millimeter headphone connector. And there are speakers at the top and bottom to form a stereo means AKG-tuned pair. Further yes, you do get a glass and aluminum body, which is a full-time water resistant and dustproof for the sake of long term durability.


The Galaxy S9 Plus comes with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 845 or Samsung’s own Exynos 9810. The device has 6GB RAM, and you can buy it with either 64GB or 256GB of internal storage (say onboard storage or ROM). An extra 400GB can be added by means of the micro SD-card slot.


The Galaxy S9 Plus is all about the camera of course. The 12MP (megapixel) main lens on the back has a variable aperture that can switch between f/1.5 and f/2.4, depending on light conditions.

Following is a telephoto lens, which empowers 2x optical zoom. Collective, the lenses support you in shooting Live Focus pictures with a sharp focus and a pleasantly distorted background.

Furthermore, the S9 Plus captures video at 960 fps(frames per second), creating spectacular Super Slow-motion video. Further, the dual rear camera and the front camera of the Galaxy S9 Plus is slightly less thrilling. With its 8 megapixels (MP) sensor, it captures selfless pleasantly.  You can use it to create AR Emoji also. AR Emoji are the emoji’s that are created as per your looks.

Still, the Galaxy S9+ camera is the camera which is going to beat all other cameras in 2018. The combination of animated range, quick autofocus, low light estimation and optical zoom is a powerful one, and Samsung has almost done it perfectly.


Rendering to the software, the S9 Plus is quite like the 5.8 inches S9 of Samsung. Also, there is Android 8.0.0 Oreo along with the Samsung Experience UX version 9.0 also. You can expect huge and large Android updates in 2019, 2020, and regular security patches up until 2021 in addition.


The Galaxy S9 Plus has a 3500mAh battery. Along with the new hardware, this phone gives almost same battery life as the S8 Plus, which is to say: Awesome and pretty good. It will last you through a long, busy day. If you expect two-day battery life, you better take it easy. It’s easy to improve the battery life.


The Galaxy S9 Plus hits stores globally mid-March. This tool will be available in black, gray, blue, and purple. Though not every market will launch every version.

Key Features

  • Review Price: £869
  • 0 Oreo
  • 189 g
  • 2-inch OLED quad HD+ Infinity Display
  • Octa-core (4 x 2.8 GHz Mongoose M3 + 4 x 1.7 GHz Cortex-A55)
  • 6GB RAM & 64GB/128GB /256GB storage + micro-SD up to 400GB
  • 12-megapixel single rear camera with the mechanical variable aperture of both f/2.4 and f/1.5
  • 8MP front camera with f/1.7 aperture
  • Midnight Black, Coral blue, Titanium Gray, Lilac Purple


As far as the price is concerned, yeah it is a little bit high. But at this price, you will get some extra and improved features. So you don’t need to worry about the price side.

Galaxy S9 – £739 or $719

Galaxy S9+ – £869 or $839