What are the great and not-so-great aspects of the Galaxy S9 SM-G960? We reviewed this device from the perspectives of portability and performance.

Created date: 02/24/2018, 23:07:48, Updated date: 09/30/2018, 14:07:48

In-depth review of Galaxy S9 SM-G960's features

We have evaluated the Galaxy S9 SM-G960 thoroughly based on its functions, specifications/performances, and ease of use, and provided a review on whether you should buy it. We have also summarized the pros and cons of choosing the Galaxy S9 SM-G960 so that you can see them at a glance.

The merits and demerits of Galaxy S9 SM-G960

The merits of Galaxy S9 SM-G960

  • It's easy to hold and you can even comfortably use it with one hand.
  • With the large display you can comfortably use it to watch videos and play games.
  • Photos and videos are beautiful to look at on the clear screen.
  • It has a high performance CPU, meaning that even 3D games run smoothly.

The demerits of Galaxy S9 SM-G960

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Features, Performance, and Reviews for the Galaxy S9 SM-G960

Galaxy S9 SM-G960's size

The Galaxy S9 SM-G960 is 27.0 in (68.7 mm) wide, 58.1 in (147.7 mm) tall, and 3.3 in (8.5 mm) thick.At this size, a man with large hands would be able to operate it comfortably with one hand, but it may feel a bit large for a woman with small hands.In the case of the Galaxy S9 SM-G960, it weighs about 5.7 oz (163 g).The weight is such that it's hardly noticeable even when using one-handed. However, some people may find it tiring to use for long periods.

In giving an overall rating to the Galaxy S9 SM-G960, while it may be slightly difficult to hold, it shouldn't be much of a problem when considering its general strengths and weaknesses.

The CPU performance of Galaxy S9 SM-G960

The Galaxy S9 SM-G960 has an extremely high processing power of 2.8GHz+1.7GHz×8(OctaCore), so it can smoothly run any app out there with ease. Its performance ranks among the top-class of all smartphones released to date. It's well suited to running even the most demanding of 3D games with ease.

The Galaxy S9 SM-G960 has 4GB of RAM, so it has plenty of space. In rare cases this amount of RAM might not be sufficient, but there shouldn't be too much stress on the machine with this amount.

The Galaxy S9 SM-G960 has the overall operating speed of a high-end smartphone, so it will hardly ever cause you trouble. But you might need to be careful when using heavy apps like 3D games a lot.

Galaxy S9 SM-G960's storage capacity

The Galaxy S9 SM-G960 has 256GB of data storage, which is perfect for people who frequently take photos and videos. It is suited to taking both photos and videos, and is unlikely to feel inconvenient even with lots of apps or games installed.

Since the Galaxy S9 SM-G960 is compatible with SD cards, you'll be able to easily expand your storage capacity; you won't need to worry about how much internal space it has.

Galaxy S9 SM-G960's screen

The Galaxy S9 SM-G960 has a 5.8 inch screen.The smartphone has a large, impressive screen, which allows you to enjoy photos and videos to the fullest. It is also very good for writing business documents and doing other work.

The screen of the Galaxy S9 SM-G960 is extremely clear, and it's able to display everything from images to videos and even video game graphics in perfect clarity.

The camera function of Galaxy S9 SM-G960

The main camera of the Galaxy S9 SM-G960 has a capacity of 12 MP pixels, and is adequate for normal use. But some users may feel dissatisfied with the picture quality.

The Galaxy S9 SM-G960 comes with a 8 MP pixel camera, which is a standard level. It's perfectly fine for selfies, but may be not as satisfying if you wish to take photos of large numbers of people, or make printouts.

The battery performance of Galaxy S9 SM-G960

The Galaxy S9 SM-G960 has a relatively large battery with 3000mAh.The Galaxy S9 SM-G960 has a good battery life compared to other smartphones. You won't feel stressed even if you spend all day surfing the web or on Twitter and you can also watch videos or play games on the go without having to worry too much about the battery. If you watch videos or play games for too long, however, you might want to watch your battery a bit.

Overall assessment of Galaxy S9 SM-G960

The Galaxy S9 SM-G960 is a high-performance smartphone. You're not likely to experience any inconvenience in general use.

 

Comparing the specifications of Galaxy S9 SM-G960 against similar products.

body size

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.body size

Galaxy S9 SM-G960

59.8-Dimensions (width x height x thickness):27.0 in (68.7 mm) x 58.1 in (147.7 mm) x 3.3 in (8.5 mm)

Galaxy S9 SCV38

59.8Dimensions (width x height x thickness):27.0 in (68.7 mm) x 58.1 in (147.7 mm) x 3.3 in (8.5 mm)

Galaxy S9 SC-02K

59.8Dimensions (width x height x thickness):27.0 in (68.7 mm) x 58.1 in (147.7 mm) x 3.3 in (8.5 mm)

Galaxy A6s

50.9Dimensions (width x height x thickness):30.1 in (76.5 mm) x 61.5 in (156.3 mm) x 3.3 in (8.4 mm)

Galaxy A7 (2018)

50.7Dimensions (width x height x thickness):30.2 in (76.8 mm) x 62.9 in (159.8 mm) x 3.0 in (7.5 mm)

Galaxy A9 (2018)

49.6Dimensions (width x height x thickness):30.3 in (77 mm) x 64.0 in (162.5 mm) x 3.1 in (7.8 mm)

body weight

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.body weight

Galaxy S9 SM-G960

65.2-Weight:5.7 oz (163 g)

Galaxy S9 SCV38

66.0Weight:5.7 oz (161 g)

Galaxy S9 SC-02K

66.0Weight:5.7 oz (161 g)

Galaxy A6s

57.2Weight:6.5 oz (183 g)

Galaxy A7 (2018)

63.2Weight:5.9 oz (168 g)

Galaxy A9 (2018)

57.2Weight:6.5 oz (183 g)

screen size

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.screen size

Galaxy S9 SM-G960

86.8-Display size:5.8 inch

Galaxy S9 SCV38

86.8Display size:5.8 inch

Galaxy S9 SC-02K

86.8Display size:5.8 inch

Galaxy A6s

90.0Display size:6 inch

Galaxy A7 (2018)

90.0Display size:6 inch

Galaxy A9 (2018)

90.5Display size:6.3 inch

RAM capacity

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.RAM capacity

Galaxy S9 SM-G960

70.0-RAM size:4GB

Galaxy S9 SCV38

70.0RAM size:4GB

Galaxy S9 SC-02K

70.0RAM size:4GB

Galaxy A6s

90.0RAM size:6GB

Galaxy A7 (2018)

90.0RAM size:6GB

Galaxy A9 (2018)

93.4RAM size:8GB

storage size

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.storage size

Galaxy S9 SM-G960

91.5-Storage size:256GB

Galaxy S9 SCV38

67.0Storage size:64GB

Galaxy S9 SC-02K

67.0Storage size:64GB

Galaxy A6s

90.0Storage size:128GB

Galaxy A7 (2018)

90.0Storage size:128GB

Galaxy A9 (2018)

90.0Storage size:128GB

battery

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.battery

Galaxy S9 SM-G960

65.0-Battery capacity:3000mAh

Galaxy S9 SCV38

65.0Battery capacity:3000mAh

Galaxy S9 SC-02K

65.0Battery capacity:3000mAh

Galaxy A6s

69.5Battery capacity:3300mAh

Galaxy A7 (2018)

69.5Battery capacity:3300mAh

Galaxy A9 (2018)

77.0Battery capacity:3800mAh

rear-camera resolution

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.rear-camera resolution

Galaxy S9 SM-G960

59.3-Rear-camera resolution:12 MP

Galaxy S9 SCV38

59.8Rear-camera resolution:12.2 MP

Galaxy S9 SC-02K

59.8Rear-camera resolution:12.2 MP

Galaxy A6s

59.3Rear-camera resolution:12 MP

Galaxy A7 (2018)

87.6Rear-camera resolution:24 MP

Galaxy A9 (2018)

27.5Rear-camera resolution:5 MP

front-camera resolution

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.front-camera resolution

Galaxy S9 SM-G960

58.3-Front-camera resolution:8 MP

Galaxy S9 SCV38

58.3Front-camera resolution:8 MP

Galaxy S9 SC-02K

58.3Front-camera resolution:8 MP

Galaxy A6s

70.0Front-camera resolution:12 MP

Galaxy A7 (2018)

86.6Front-camera resolution:24 MP

Galaxy A9 (2018)

86.6Front-camera resolution:24 MP

grip

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.grip

Galaxy S9 SM-G960

62.5-Color:Black, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):27.0 in (68.7 mm) x 58.1 in (147.7 mm) x 3.3 in (8.5 mm), Weight:5.7 oz (163 g)

Galaxy S9 SCV38

62.9Color:Titanium gray,Lilac Purple,midnight black, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):27.0 in (68.7 mm) x 58.1 in (147.7 mm) x 3.3 in (8.5 mm), Weight:5.7 oz (161 g)

Galaxy S9 SC-02K

62.9Color:Titanium gray,Lilac Purple,Midnight Black, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):27.0 in (68.7 mm) x 58.1 in (147.7 mm) x 3.3 in (8.5 mm), Weight:5.7 oz (161 g)

Galaxy A6s

54.1Color:Black,white,blue,pink,red, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):30.1 in (76.5 mm) x 61.5 in (156.3 mm) x 3.3 in (8.4 mm), Weight:6.5 oz (183 g)

Galaxy A7 (2018)

56.9Color:Black,blue,gold,pink, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):30.2 in (76.8 mm) x 62.9 in (159.8 mm) x 3.0 in (7.5 mm), Weight:5.9 oz (168 g)

Galaxy A9 (2018)

53.4Color:Caviar black,lemonade blue,bubblegum pink, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):30.3 in (77 mm) x 64.0 in (162.5 mm) x 3.1 in (7.8 mm), Weight:6.5 oz (183 g)

screen cleanliness

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.screen cleanliness

Galaxy S9 SM-G960

89.4-Display type:Infinity Display Super AMOLED, Screen resolution (width x height):1440 x 2960, Pixel density:567ppi

Galaxy S9 SCV38

89.4Display type:Curved Super AMOLED Infinity display, Screen resolution (width x height):1440 x 2960, Pixel density:567ppi

Galaxy S9 SC-02K

89.4Display type:Curved Super AMOLED Infinity display, Screen resolution (width x height):1440 x 2960, Pixel density:567ppi

Galaxy A6s

84.9Display type:PLS TFT, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 2160, Pixel density:402ppi

Galaxy A7 (2018)

85.2Display type:Super AMOLED, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 2220, Pixel density:411ppi

Galaxy A9 (2018)

82.9Display type:Super AMOLED, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 2220, Pixel density:391ppi

performance

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.performance

Galaxy S9 SM-G960

89.1-OS:Android, Chipset:Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, CPU specs:2.8GHz+1.7GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:4GB

Galaxy S9 SCV38

89.1OS:Android, Chipset:Snapdragon 845 (SDM845), CPU specs:2.8GHz+1.7GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:4GB

Galaxy S9 SC-02K

89.1OS:Android, Chipset:Snapdragon 845 (SDM845), CPU specs:2.8GHz+1.7GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:4GB

Galaxy A6s

90.1OS:Android, Chipset:Qualcomm SDM660 Snapdragon 660, CPU specs:2.2GHz+1.8GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:6GB

Galaxy A7 (2018)

89.8OS:Android, Chipset:Exynos 7885, CPU specs:2.2GHz+1.6GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:6GB

Galaxy A9 (2018)

92.5OS:Android, Chipset:Qualcomm SDM660 Snapdragon 660, CPU specs:2.2GHz+1.8GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:8GB

Specifications of Galaxy S9 SM-G960

Galaxy S9 SM-G960
ImageGalaxy S9 SM-G960
MakerSamsung
BrandGalaxy
Release date3/16, 2018
ColorBlack
OSAndroid
Dimensions (width x height x thickness)27.0 in (68.7 mm) x 58.1 in (147.7 mm) x 3.3 in (8.5 mm)
Weight5.7 oz (163 g)
Display size5.8 inch
Display typeInfinity Display Super AMOLED
Screen resolution (width x height)1440 x 2960
Pixel density567ppi
Battery capacity3000mAh
ChipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 845
CPU specs2.8GHz+1.7GHz×8(OctaCore)
RAM size4GB
Storage size256GB
Rear-camera resolution12 MP
Front-camera resolution8 MP

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