The Samsung Galaxy S9 and Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus are now released and we are going to discuss what their differences are in order to help decided which one is the best for you.
One of the big similarities is that both of them come with a Snapdragon 845 mobile platform – Qualcomm’s latest chip which is built using ultra-efficient 10nm process. However, in Europe, both, the S9 and S9+, come with Samsung’s own Exynos 9810 chip. But it is said that the fifference between them is not so big.
Regarding their screen size, the Samgung Galaxy S9 has a 5.8-inch screen while the S9+ has a 6.2-inch screen. They both have quad-HD+ resolution and support HDR10 for video and Dolby Atmos sound through the new speakers that are front-firing.
In terms of camera, the S9 possesses a 12-megapixel f/2.4 and f/1.5 aperture camera just like the S9+ plus a 12-megapixel secondary camera. Another difference is that the Samsung Galaxy S9+ has a Ram memory of 6 GB while the S9 has 4 GB. Nevertheless, both come with a storage capacity of 64/256GB. The S9+’s battery of 3500mAh is more powerful than the S9’s that has 3000mAh.
It is important to point out that despite their difference in RAM memory there was not a big difference in performance. It seems that the Samsung Galaxy S9 does not need the extra 2GB for presenting an excellent performance. However, it is reassuring knowing that you have more power since 2GB of RAM for a smartphone seems to be important.
In addition, one of the most arguable differences is the fact that the S9+ comes with a secondary camera sensor and it is a shame that it was not put on the S9 as well. This does not mean that the S9’s camera is deficient, on the contrary, both, the S9 and the S9+ can take great defection high-quality pictures with amazing colors. So, regardless of which smartphone you choose, The Samsung Galaxy S9 and the S9+ are excellent choices.