Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus - Test, Evaluation & Price

Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus – Test, Review & Evaluation.

My name is Stein Jürgen and I have tested and evaluated the Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus on February 27, 2018.

Besides ratings the table also shows the current price level of Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus which is; 850 USD or 720 EUR.

I have rated Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus on ten different quality parameters; Design & materials, user-friendliness, battery, antenna, camera, display, user interface, data speed, gaming experience and conversation quality.

For each quality parameter, I have awarded a rating between 0 and 10, 10 being the best. The overall evaluation of the Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus is calculated to an overall evaluation of 80 /100.

In addition to my evaluations of the various quality parameters, you can also read the phone’s SAR Value and the current price level.

Overall evaluation:

80 / 100

Price Level:

$ 850 / € 720

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Review of Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus

Design and Materials 8/10(Good) User-friendliness 7/10(Above average)
Display 8/10(Good) Camera & Video 7/10(Above average)
Data Speed 8/10(Good) Gaming Experience 8/10(Good)
Voice Quality 9/10(Very good) Battery Life 8/10(Good)
Navigation Speed 8/10(Good) Antenna Quality 10/10(Outstanding)

Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus has a price tag of appriximately USD 850 or EUR 720 and is ranked among the best phones on the market. See current Top 30 best cell phones on the market.

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My review of Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus is based on criteria that I follow as objective as possible. Learn more about me and my evaluation criteria.
/Stein Jürgen


In general, the Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus does not offer very much quality for the price. See phones with most value for money for better alternatives.

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Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus: Emission (SAR Value)

The EU’s recommended upper limit is 2W/kg.

The SAR value for Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus is 0.27W/kg, which is lower than the EU’s upper limit.

Mobile phones for children: The lower the SAR Value, the better according to the World Health Organisation (WHO). For children we only recommend phones with SAR Values that are less than 0.75W/kg.

See also: Mobile phones with low SAR values.

Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus: Technical Specifications

The technical specifications of Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus are listed below. The specifications are collected from Samsung's homepage. Specifications does not include effects from software up-dates etc.

Operating System
Android 8.0
Memory size
Screen size
Camera, back
12MP, 2160p@60fps
Camera, front
8MP, 1440p@30fps