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Samsung Galaxy S9, S9+: Specs, Features and Price in Ghana, Nigeria

Samsung and Android lovers in Ghana, Nigeria and the rest of West Africa were delighted yesterday when the new flagships, the S9 and S9+ were unveiled at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

Samsung Galaxy S9 Powered by 5.8 inches latest Android 8.0 (Oreo) OS Quad-core 2.7 GHz Kryo and Quad-core 1.7 GHz Kryo CPU based on SD845 Chip with Adreno 560 GPU, 4GB RAM, 64GB internal storage and 12MP back and 8MP front Selfie Camera, Pack in 3000 mAh Non-Removable Battery

The Samsung S9 features 5.8 inches 4K display touchscreen with Amoled technology LCD. The device has a screen resolution of 2960 x 1440 pixels with 570 PPI pixels density. This device is shattered, dust and waterproof IP68 certified – dust proof and water resistant over 1.5 meter and 30 minutes.

The Samsung Galaxy S9 at the MWC in Barcelona
The Samsung Galaxy S9 at the MWC in Barcelona

The Smartphone comes with 12 MP, optical image stabilization, autofocus, LED flash, Dual Shot, Simultaneous HD video and image recording, geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, panorama, HDR, 4K videos, optical stabilization, dual-video recorder Camera and make a batter Videos, images in low light with Led flash. The device makes videos calling and shearing with 8MP front-facing camera.

It has support for a high-speed EDGE and GPRS, GPS, Bluetooth version of 5.0, microUSB v3.0 (MHL 2), C type with the host, NFC Wi-Fi, Dual-Band with Hotspot GSM All version, 3G and 4G Networking.

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Samsung Galaxy S9 Full Specs

  • OS: Android 8 (Oreo)
  • Display: 5.8-inch Quad HD + Curved Super AMOLED, 18.5:9 (529ppi)
  • Body: 147.7mm x 68.7mm x 8.5mm, 163g, IP68
  • Rear Camera: SuperSpeed Dual Pixel 12MP AF sensor with OIS (F1.5/F2.4)
  • Front Camera: 8MP AF (F1.7)
  • Application Processor: 10nm, 64-bit, Octa-core processor (2.8 GHz Quad + 1.7 GHz Quad)
  • Memory: 4GB RAM / 64GB + Micro SD Slot (up to 400 GB)
  • Battery: 3,000mAh
  • Charging: Fast Wired Charging compatible with QC 2.0 / Fast Wireless Charging compatible with WPC and PMA
  • Network: Enhanced 4X4 MIMO / CA, LAA, LTE Cat.18
  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4/5GHz), VHT80 MU-MIMO, 1024QAM, Bluetooth® v 5.0 (LE up to 2Mbps), ANT+, USB type-C, NFC, Location (GPS, Galileo, Glonass, BeiDou)
  • Payment: NFC, MST
  • Sensors: Iris sensor, Pressure sensor, Accelerometer, Barometer, Fingerprint sensor, Gyro sensor, Geomagnetic sensor, Hall sensor, HR sensor, Proximity sensor, RGB Light sensor
  • Authentication: Lock type: pattern, PIN, password
  • Biometric lock type: iris scanner, fingerprint scanner, face recognition
  • Intelligent Scan: biometric authentication with iris scanning and facial recognition
  • Audio: Stereo speakers tuned by AKG, Dolby Atmos-enabled surround sound
  • Audio playback format: MP3, M4A, 3GA, AAC, OGG, OGA, WAV, WMA, AMR, AWB, FLAC, MID, MIDI, XMF, MXMF, IMY, RTTTL, RTX, OTA, APE, DSF, DFF
  • Video: MP4, M4V, 3GP, 3G2, WMV, ASF, AVI, FLV, MKV, WEBM
  • Virtual Reality: Gear VR with Controller (SM-R325NZVAXAR), Google Daydream View
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Samsung Galaxy S9+ Specs

  • OS: Android 8 (Oreo)
  • Display: 6.2-inch Quad HD + Curved Super AMOLED, 18.5:9 (570ppi)
  • Body: 158.1mm x 73.8mm x 8.5mm, 189g, IP68
  • Rear Camera: Dual Camera with Dual OIS / Wide-angle: SuperSpeed Dual Pixel 12MP AF sensor (F1.5/F2.4), Telephoto: 12MP AF sensor (F2.4)
  • Front Camera: 8MP AF (F1.7)
  • Application Processor: 10nm, 64-bit, Octa-core processor (2.8 GHz Quad + 1.7 GHz Quad)
  • Memory: 6GB RAM / 64GB + Micro SD Slot (up to 400 GB)
  • Battery: 3,500mAh
  • Charging: Fast Wired Charging compatible with QC 2.0 / Fast Wireless Charging compatible with WPC and PMA
  • Network: Enhanced 4X4 MIMO / CA, LAA, LTE Cat.18
  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4/5GHz), VHT80 MU-MIMO, 1024QAM, Bluetooth® v 5.0 (LE up to 2Mbps), ANT+, USB type-C, NFC, Location (GPS, Galileo, Glonass, BeiDou)
  • Payment: NFC, MST
  • Sensors: Iris sensor, Pressure sensor, Accelerometer, Barometer, Fingerprint sensor, Gyro sensor, Geomagnetic sensor, Hall sensor, HR sensor, Proximity sensor, RGB Light sensor
  • Authentication: Lock type: pattern, PIN, password
  • Biometric lock type: iris scanner, fingerprint scanner, face recognition
  • Intelligent Scan: biometric authentication with iris scanning and facial recognition
  • Audio: Stereo speakers tuned by AKG, Dolby Atmos-enabled surround sound
  • Audio playback format: MP3, M4A, 3GA, AAC, OGG, OGA, WAV, WMA, AMR, AWB, FLAC, MID, MIDI, XMF, MXMF, IMY, RTTTL, RTX, OTA, APE, DSF, DFF
  • Video: MP4, M4V, 3GP, 3G2, WMV, ASF, AVI, FLV, MKV, WEBM
  • Virtual Reality: Gear VR with Controller (SM-R325NZVAXAR), Google Daydream View
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Pricing and Availability of the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+

Prices and availability in Ghana

The S9 is going for the price of GHS 3,499 while the S9+ will start selling at GHS 3,999 in Ghana.

Prices and availability in Nigeria

The Galaxy S9 and S9+ are available on the Nigerian Market. The S9 is selling for 260,000 Nigerian Naira while the premium end Galaxy S9+ is selling 302,400 Nigerian Naira.


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