Samsung Galaxy S9+ review: Plans | Pricing | Specs

Samsung Galaxy S9+
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Quick Verdict

The Galaxy S9+ has its share of gimmicky nonsense, but a serious upgrade in camera optics, combined with top-notch performance and battery life make this an exceptional phone in the premium space.

The good

  • Dual aperture camera works well
  • Great application performance
  • Landscape icon mode
  • Great battery life
  • Headphone jack still present

The bad

  • Fingerprint sensor still tricky to hit
  • AR Emoji is a dumb gimmick
  • Bixby button can't be easily remapped

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Alex Kidman

Alex Kidman is a multi-award-winning consumer technology journalist and the Tech & Telco Editor at He's been writing about consumer technology topics for more than two decades, and enjoys breaking down complex topics into their component parts. He has written for just about every major Australian technology publication, and is a former editor of Gizmodo Australia, PC Mag Australia, and

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