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Samsung Galaxy S9

alaTest has collected and analyzed 10165 reviews of Samsung Galaxy S9. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. People really like the design and screen. The performance and camera also get good feedback. Views are divided on the reliability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Samsung Galaxy S9 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 95/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Max Parker (trustedreviews.com)

Samsung Galaxy S9

 

Samsung Galaxy S9 review, price and release date: How does Samsung's latest flagship compare to the competition? Let's find out.

Fantastic display ; Feels great ; Much improved speakers

Average battery life ; Dual-sensor only on Plus model ; Some lag with Samsung’s software

Battery life on the Samsung Galaxy S9 is almost exactly the same as last year’s S8. Even with the switch to a more efficient mobile chip, it’s a shame Samsung hasn’t really been able to squeeze any more juice from the 3000mAh battery.

May, 2018

Expert review by : Robert Jones (t3.com)

Samsung S9 review: a refined Android flagship with show-stealing camera

 

Samsung has created the most premium and polished phone of 2018

12MP rear camera with dual-aperture technology ; Still fabulous Super AMOLED 18.5:9 QHD+ screen ; AR Emoji, while not perfect, are lots of fun

Similar specs to the Galaxy S8

Apr, 2018

Expert review by : What Hi-Fi? (whathifi.com)

Samsung Galaxy S9 review

 

Samsung's tweaking has made the S9 one of the best Android phones around.

Superb screen for video ; Powerful performance ; Dual-aperture camera is effective ; Well built ; Great design

Audio still lacks the last word in timing

Samsung has gone down the Apple route of only making minor tweaks, but this has resulted in one of the best Android phones this year

Mar, 2018

Expert review by : Cam Bunton (pocket-lint.com)

Samsung Galaxy S9 review: A refined evolution

 

While it's not perfect, the Galaxy S9 is a fantastic device. It's got a brilliant display, great camera, brilliant performance all-round, and in a

Brilliant display ; Stereo sound is surprisingly powerful ; Curved glass and metal is very attractive ; Comfortable to use ; Super speedy and fluid performance

Battery isn't great ; Camera over-exposes highlights regularly ; AR Emoji and Bixby need a lot of improving ; Expensive

While it’s not perfect, the Galaxy S9 is a fantastic device. It’s got a brilliant display, great camera, brilliant performance all-round, and in a body that’s easily one of the most elegant ever released. Its stereo sound makes such a difference to...

Mar, 2018

Expert review by (stuff.tv)

Samsung Galaxy S9 review

 

The best Android phone in the world just got (slightly) better

Refined, stylish design with gorgeous curved screen ; Improved low-light camera, excellent slo-mo video ; All the features you'd want in a flagship

Improved camera still can't quite beat the best ; Hard to tell the S9 apart from the S8 ; Fingerprint sensor still a bit close to the camera

Easily the best all-round Android phone you can buy today

Mar, 2018

Expert review by : Gareth Beavis (techradar.com)

Samsung Galaxy S9 review

 

The Samsung Galaxy S9 was one of the best smartphones available. It's a phone that leads the charge where the Galaxy S8 , one of the best phones we've ever tested, left off - but it's not as much of an upgrade, even though it makes our list of the best...

Swift biometric security Awesome low-light performance Very powerful

Design is identical to S8 Some camera snaps lack vibrancy Expensive

The Samsung Galaxy S9 is a great phone, but one that didn't really kick on from the Galaxy S8, bringing a very similar design and screen to 2017's version. The improved biometrics were sorely needed, and the camera is a leap forward, but the amazing...

Jun, 2019

Expert review by (expertreviews.co.uk)

The Samsung Galaxy S9 is a bargain at Amazon

 

Last year's Samsung flagship is still a damned fine handset

Smartphones are expensive, and Samsung’s flagships are among the world’s priciest. While you can currently buy the Samsung Galaxy S10e for a very competitive £575, you can save even more by opting for last year’s Galaxy S9, which is currently going...

Apr, 2019

Expert review by : Chris Barraclough (recombu.com)

Samsung Galaxy S9 Review: First essential smartphone of 2018?

 

Samsung's 2018 flagship phone looks like a direct clone of last year's model. So is the Galaxy S9 an essential smartphone, or should you save a bit of cash and grab the S8 instead? Here's our full review.

Smart camera tech ; Premium everyday experience ; Superb performance

No real upgrade ; Pricey ; Beaten by cheaper rivals

So, should you consider buying the Galaxy S9?

Mar, 2018

TechAdvisor Recommended

Expert review by : Chris Martin (techadvisor.co.uk)

Samsung Galaxy S9

 

It might be more appropriate to call it the S8 mk2, but the Samsung Galaxy S9 is stunning smartphone across the board. Here's our full review.

Expert review by (expertreviews.co.uk)

Samsung Galaxy S9 review: Samsung's best-ever phone, but should you upgrade to the Galaxy S10?

 

The Samsung Galaxy S9 is an impressive handset, but there's not enough here to justify the steep price

Excellent low-light camera ; The fastest Android smartphone yet

Slightly worse battery life ; More expensive than Galaxy S8

That makes it hard to wholeheartedly recommend the Galaxy S9, either as a general-purpose smartphone or as a best-in-class camera phone. There’s some impressive technology here, but Samsung needs to offer something more to justify a wallet-wilting £739.

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