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Samsung Galaxy S9 SM-G960U All specs

Full specifications phone: Samsung Galaxy S9 SM-G960U specs, detailed technical information, features, price and review. All about this phone.

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Samsung Galaxy S9

The Samsung Galaxy S9 SM-G960U is a good Android phone with 2.8Ghz Octa-Core processor that allows run games and heavy applications.

With one SIM card slot, the Samsung Galaxy S9 SM-G960U allows download up to 1200 Mbps for internet browsing, but it also depends on the carrier.

Great connectivity of this device includes Bluetooth 5.0 version A2DP/LE, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz/5Ghz) and NFC to make payments and allows connection to other devices.

Including the battery, the Samsung Galaxy S9 SM-G960U phone has 163 grams and it's a very thin device, only 8.5 mm.

Model and physical featuresSamsung Galaxy S9
Model
Also known asUnlocked Galaxy S9 G960U (Snapdragon)
Country or region availableUSA
BrandSamsung
Release dateFebruary, 2018
Depth8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Size (width x height)68.7 x 147.7 millimeters (2.7 x 5.81 in)
Weight163 grams (5.71 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supported
AntennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, front/back glass
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30min
Operating system (OS)Samsung Galaxy S9
Operating systemAndroid 8.0 Oreo
Firmware updateAndroid 9.0 Pie
HardwareSamsung Galaxy S9
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 MSM8998 (10nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Gold
1.7Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Silver
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 630
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage64GB (51GB user available)
UFS 2.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy S9
Display typeSuper AMOLED
Screen size5.8" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~84.1% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Display resolution1440x2960 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)568 PPI
Colors16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5
Mobile networks and dataSamsung Galaxy S9
Dual-SIMNot supported
SIM card1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G/5G networkLTE Cat18 700/800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2300/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,18,19,20,28,29,30)
TD-LTE 1900/2300/2500/2600 (Bands 38,39,40,41)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supported
Maximum download/upload1200/150 Mbps
Messaging and callingSamsung Galaxy S9
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupported
Video callingSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
Primary / back cameraSamsung Galaxy S9
Main camera12.2 megapixels
Main camera resolution4032x3024 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 60 fps
FlashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.5 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens
Sensor size1/2.55" inches
Pixel size1.4µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF on back camera and autofocus front camera
Touch focusSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupported
HDRHDR photo/video on both cameras
Front / secondary cameraSamsung Galaxy S9
Front camera8 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)2K UHD (2560x1440 pixels)
Front flashNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)
Focal length25mm lens
Sensor size1/3.6" inches
Pixel size1.22µm pixel
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy S9
RadioFM
TVNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesSamsung Galaxy S9
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 version A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz/5Ghz)
DLNASupported
NFCSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy S9
Active noise cancellationSupported
Vibrating alertSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Iris scanner
Heart rate
SpO2
Hall effect
Face recognition (unlock)
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Black, Silver, Blue, Gold, Orchid Gray
- Samsung DeX
- Curved edge screen
- Corning Gorilla Glass 5 back panel
- Samsung Gear VR compatible
- Quick Charge 4.0
- Samsung Pay
- Dolby Atmos
- 32bit/384kHz audio
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supply and autonomySamsung Galaxy S9
BatteryLi-Ion (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
Battery capacity3000 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)feature not registered
Talk timefeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registered
Radiation rate (SAR)Samsung Galaxy S9
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombia0.63 W/Kg (head) | 1.59 W/Kg (body)
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registered