9.6 out of 10 based on 3144 reviews

Samsung Galaxy S9

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Best Price: $849

  • User Score (2938)
    9.0 9.0 from 2938 reviewers
  • Expert Score (67)
    8.7 8.7 from 67 reviewers
  • Design (19)
    9.8 9.8 from 19 reviewers
  • Value for money (9)
    7.8 7.8 from 9 reviewers
  • Features (2)
    8.6 8.6 from 2 reviewers
  • Ease of use (2)
    9.9 9.9 from 2 reviewers
  • Performance (2)
    9.4 9.4 from 2 reviewers
  • Sound quality (49)
    9.9 9.9 from 49 reviewers
  • Reliability (5)
    6.5 6.5 from 5 reviewers
  • Overall quality (2)
    9.8 9.8 from 2 reviewers
  • Battery performance (8)
    9.3 9.3 from 8 reviewers
  • Display (7)
    10 10 from 7 reviewers
  • Weight (2)
    9.8 9.8 from 2 reviewers
  • Functionality (5)
    8.2 8.2 from 5 reviewers
  • Gaming performance (2)
    10 10 from 2 reviewers
  • Build quality (6)
    9.6 9.6 from 6 reviewers
  • Connectivity (2)
    10 10 from 2 reviewers
  • Keyboard (2)
    9.9 9.9 from 2 reviewers
  • Temperature (2)
    9.4 9.4 from 2 reviewers
  • Camera (8)
    9.9 9.9 from 8 reviewers
  • Multimedia (6)
    9.3 9.3 from 6 reviewers
  • Battery life (10)
    8.9 8.9 from 10 reviewers
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Experts:
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5-6
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Users:
9-10
(2171)
7-8
(422)
5-6
(147)
3-4
(82)
1-2
(124)
  • Expert Reviews

  1. Tech Guide

    Tech Guide
    10/10
    9 March 2018

    Samsung has hit a home run with the Galaxy S9 and S9+. While it may not look much different to last year’s S8, there are still enough new features and abilities to make this one of the best smartphones on the market today. Read more

    • Sleek design, large Infinity Display, excellent camera, Super Slow Mo, low light photography, superb audio quality and Dolby Atmos.
    • Same design as last year, finicky screen swipes in camera mode.
  2. Good Gear Guide

    Good Gear Guide
    9 March 2018

    Samsung’s Galaxy S9 is a strange breed of smartphone. With a Snapdragon 845 processor, great camera, and 18:9 screen, it has all the trappings of a fantastic 2018 handset. Yet, at the same time, it’s remarkably similar to the Galaxy S8 that it replaces. Read more

  3. Ausdroid

    Ausdroid
    26 March 2018

    If you don’t read the rest of this review, the short answer is yes. Samsung’s Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ represent the very best of smartphone technology at the moment, and likely for many months to come. Let’s throw out a few quick opinions: That’s what leads us to the downsides. Read more

  4. Bit.au

    Bit.au
    15 March 2018

    In some ways, the Samsung Galaxy S9 is a serious step up from last year’s flagship phone. In particular, its new 12-megapixel f/1.5 rear camera performs far better in low light than its predecessor. Its new Exynos 9810 processor also promises significantly faster performance. Read more

  • User Reviews

  1. Overall a great smart phone

    Harvey Norman
    8.0/10
    Reviewer: Gbrewer, Harvey Norman
    24 June 2018

    The S9 has a big responsive screen with great resolution and clarity. Great to watch videos and pass the time. The only negative point is that the battery life isn't that great. Read more

  2. Awesome and flawless

    JB Hi-Fi
    10/10
    Reviewer: Marn234, JB Hi-Fi
    9 October 2018

    This smartphone works seamlessly with all my Apps. Read more

  3. Samsung Galaxy S9 - Purple

    The Good Guys
    8.0/10
    Reviewer: SUSAN, The Good Guys
    22 July 2018

    Read more

    • Good camera, facial recognition
    • Bixby, battery life
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