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Samsung Galaxy S9 Active

Samsung Galaxy S9 Active
alaScore 90

13 reviews

Mar, 2019

alaTest has collected and analyzed 13 reviews of Samsung Galaxy S9 Active. The average rating for this product is 4.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the durability and camera. The design and usability are also appreciated, but opinions are divided on the battery.

performance, usability, design, camera, durability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Samsung Galaxy S9 Active is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 90/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Alex Hernandez (techaeris.com)

Samsung Galaxy S9+ review: Better late than never

 

Here we are, on the brink of a new Galaxy device announcement and we're pushing out a Samsung Galaxy S9+ review. Better late than never I suppose.

Bottom line. This phone is for you if:

Jan, 2019

Expert review by : Eric M. Zeman (phonescoop.com)

Review: Samsung Galaxy S9+

 

Samsung's flagship handset is here and it's a curvaceous, complex piece of consumer electronics. The Galaxy S9+ seemingly has it all: the good looks, the high IQ, and the killer skill set that sets it atop the Android pedestal. Can anything waylay the...

The Galaxy S9+ is a heck of a phone. I wish Samsung had taken more steps to distinguish it visually from its predecessor, but the improvements it

Mar, 2018

Consumer review (ao.com)

Very good phone and good service

 

"I am very happy with with service very simple to order and arrived on time and regular updates to let us now when and were the phone going arrive "

Feb, 2019

Consumer review (ao.com)

Samsung Galaxy S9

 

"Great price from AO.com, as always fast delivery time. Phone is just as you'd expect; glossy, quick and easy to use. 5 stars all round."

Jan, 2019

Consumer review (ao.com)

Best of the current bunch

 

"Good looking and tactile. Good camera. Doesn't download some emails but small inconvenience for me. Love the look and the feel of my first venture into samsung."

Dec, 2018

Consumer review (ao.com)

Samsung S9

 

"It is such a beautiful phone easy to use and long life battery "

Oct, 2018

Consumer review (ao.com)

SAMSUNG S9 GREAT PRODUCT

 

"Outstanding phone slightly different layout to the earlier generation easily get use to it perfect camera sleek and well built solid phone well worth the money"

Camera; DISPLAY; Size; Price; Strong build; Durability; Water proof / dust proof; Still has headphone port

Can't think of any

Oct, 2018

Consumer review (ao.com)

Great service

 

"Great service with next delivery and the option to pay monthly that's why I always go to AO.com "

Oct, 2018

Consumer review (ao.com)

Good phone, great service, bad delivery

 

"I ordered my Samsung Galaxy S9 on a Monday for delivery Tuesday but due to 'an issue' on the courier's end I didn't receive it until Thursday. I was on the phone 3 times for a total of 50 minutes over two days to try and sort it and the staff I spoke...

Friendly customer service; Good product

Delivery

Sep, 2018

Consumer review (ao.com)

Amazing Phone

 

"The Samsung Galaxy S9 is an amazing phone having upgraded from an S5 this is sleek, fashionable and most importantly very fast. Also AO had a great discount and with quick delivery out overall experience was great"

Sep, 2018
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Product Specifications

Battery

Battery Capacity:300 / 3000 / 3500
Browsing time (3G):11
Browsing time (4G):12
Browsing time (Wi-Fi):14
Continuous audio playback time:48
Continuous audio playback time (display off):80
Continuous video playback time:16
Removable battery:N
Talk time (3G):22
Wireless charging:Y

Call Management

Auto-redialing:Y
Call divert:Y
Call hold:Y
Call timer:Y
Call waiting:Y
Caller ID:Y
Conference call:Y
Speakerphone:Y
Speed dialing:Y
Vibrating alert:Y

Camera

Auto focus:Y
Digital Zoom:10
Face detection:Y
Flash Type:LED
Front camera aperture number:1.7
Front camera resolution (numeric):8
Geotagging:Y
Image Stabilizer:Y
Maximum frame rate:960
Night mode:Y
Optical Zoom:2
Rear camera aperture number:1.5
Rear camera resolution:4032 x 3024
Rear camera resolution (numeric):12
Rear camera type:Dual camera / Single camera
Resolution at capture speed:1280x720@960fps,1920x1080@240fps,3840x2160@60fps / 1920x1080@240fps,3840x2160@60fps
Second rear camera aperture number:2.4
Second rear camera resolution (numeric):12
Self-timer:Y
Smile detection:Y
Video capture resolution (max):3840 x 2160
Video recording:Y
Video recording modes:2160p / 720p,1080p,2160p
Video stabilizer:Y
Zoom capability:Y

Certificates

Body SAR (EU):1.18
Head SAR (EU):0.362

Design

Color name:Lilac Purple / Midnight Black
Color of product:Black
Fingerprint reader:Y
Form Factor:Bar
International Protection (IP) code:IP68
Product color:Black / Purple
Protection features:Dust resistant, Water resistant / Dust resistant,Splash proof / Dust resistant,Water resistant

Display

Aspect Ratio:18.5:9
Display Diagonal:5.8 / 6.2
Display number of colors:16 million colours
Display Resolution:1440 x 2960 / 2960 x 1440
Display Type:SAMOLED
Orientation sensor:Y
Pixel density:529 / 570
Screen shape:Curved edge screen
Touch technology:Multi-Touch
Touchscreen:Y
Touchscreen type:Capacitive

Ergonomics

Accelerometer:Y
Ambient light sensor:Y
Face recognition:Y
Gyroscope:Y
Magnetic sensor:Y
Pressure sensor:Y
Proximity sensor:Y

Messaging

Chat:Y
E-mail:Y
Instant messaging (IM):Y
MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service):Y
Short Message Service (SMS):Y

Multimedia

Audio formats supported:3GA, AAC, AMR, APE, AWB, FLAC, IMY, M4A, Mid, MIDI, MP3, MXMF, OGA, OGG, OTA, RTTTL, RTX, WAV, WMA, XMF / 3GA, AAC, AMR, APE, FLAC, IMY, M4A, Mid, MIDI, MP3, MXMF, OGA, OGG, OTA, RTTTL, RTX, WAV, WMA, XMF / 3GA,AAC,AMR,APE,FLAC,IMY,M4A,MID,MIDI,MP3,MXMF,OGA,OGG,OTA,RTTTL,RTX,WAV,WMA,XMF
Image formats supported:BMP,GIF,JPG,PNG,WBMP,WEBP
Speakers:Stereo
Supported video modes:2160i
Video formats supported:3G2,3GP,ASF,AVI,FLV,M4V,MKV,MP4,WEBM,WMV

Navigation

Assisted GPS (A-GPS):Y
Barometer:Y
BeiDou:Y
Electronic compass:Y
GLONASS:Y
GPS (satellite):Y
Position location:Y
Wi-Fi positioning:Y

Networking

2G bands (primary SIM):850,900,1800,1900
2G standards:EDGE, GPRS, GSM / EDGE,GPRS,GSM / GSM
3G:Y
3G bands supported:850,900,1900,2100
3G standards:HSDPA,HSPA+,HSUPA,UMTS / TD-SCDMA,WCDMA / UMTS
4G:Y
4G bands supported:700,800,850,900,1800,1900,2100,2300,2500,2600 / 700,800,850,900,1800,1900,2100,2600
4G standard:LTE
Bluetooth:Y
Bluetooth version:5.0 / 5.0 LE
Near Field Communication (NFC):Y
SIM card capability:Dual SIM / Single SIM
SIM card type:NanoSIM
Tethering (modem-mode):Y
Wi-Fi:Y
Wi-Fi Direct:Y
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11ac,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n

Other Features

Google applications:Gmail,Google Maps,Google Music,Google Play,YouTube / Google Maps,Google Play,YouTube

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y
Cables included:USB
Headset included:Y
Interface adapters included:Micro USB-B male - USB Type-C female,USB Type-C male - USB Type-A female
Quick start guide:Y

Pen

Pen included:N

Performance

Flight mode:Y
Microphone mute:Y
Personal info management (PIM):Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Events reminder, Notes, To-do list / Alarm clock,Calculator,Calendar,Events reminder,Notes,To-do list
Personalization:Icons, Menu, Shortcuts / Icons,Menu,Shortcuts
Quick charge:Y
Support for contact groups:Y
Themes:Wallpapers

Ports & interfaces

ANT+ enabled:Y
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL):N
USB connector type:USB Type-C
USB port:Y
USB version:3.1 (3.1 Gen 1)

Processor

64-bit computing:Y
Coprocessor:Y
Coprocessor cores:4
Coprocessor frequency:1.7 / 1.8
Processor cores:4 / 8
Processor family:Samsung Exynos
Processor frequency:2.7 / 2.8
Processor lithography:10

Software

Operating system installed:Android 8.0
Platform:Android

Storage

Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash)
Internal storage capacity:256 / 64
Maximum memory card size:400
RAM capacity:4 / 6
USB mass storage:Y
User memory:227.7 / 50.3

Subscription

Subscription type:No subscription

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:0.335
Height:5.81 / 6.22
Weight:5.75 / 6.67
Width:2.7 / 2.91