Note: Due to import stock customer may receive different versions, and we ensure all version will meet Australia service standard requirement.
Samsung Galaxy S9 (256GB 4G LTE) is the highly anticipated 9th generation of the famous Galaxy S-series from Korean tech giant Samsung. Introduced in February 2018, this is the flagship phablet of the S-series and boasts similar contours and size of the Galaxy S8, but improved hardware specs. It models an 8.5mm thin and lightweight uni-body construction featuring a large 5.8-inch Super AMOLED display having a staggering pixel density of 570ppi and a resolution of 1440 x 2960 pixels. The screen is made of Corning Gorilla Glass 5, has an always-on display and offers navigation based on the 2018 version of TouchWiz user interface.
The phablet is powered by Android OS v8.0 (Oreo) installed on its 256GB internal storage, which remains the latest Google update as of February 2018. It allows full access to Google Play with more than 3 million downloadable apps, utilities and games. Running on an Octa-core processors, the phablet has an Exynos 9810 Octa / Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845 chipset. This chip comes with 4GB RAM for a speedy operation. The handset sports a 12.0-Megapixels Dual Pixel main camera with Ultra HD/4K 2160p movie recording capability in addition to the availability of a variable aperture which functions just like the human eye based on lighting situations for optimum focusing. This practically means that photos and movies will be clearer than ever before.
Samsung Galaxy S9 (256GB) comes with a variety of other specs and features including: 4G LTE network support, Hybrid Dual SIM Standby (One 3G/4G SIM and One 2G SIM), Mali-G72 MP18 / Adreno 630 GPU, microSD memory card slot with up to 256GB support (in SIM2 lot), IP68 rating for dust/waterproofing, simultaneous 4K video and 9MP still capture, 8MP selfie camera with 1440p video recording, 3.5mm stereo jack, Wi-Fi, dual band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, GPS/GLONASS/BDS/GALILEO, NFC, Bluetooth v5.0, USB v3.1 and Type-C reversible connector, iris scanner, fingerprint sensor, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate sensor, HTML5 browser, Samsung DeX support, Qi-wireless charging and a built-in 3000mAh non-removable Li-Ion battery.
|Technology||GSM / HSPA / LTE|
|2G bands||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 and SIM 2|
|3G bands||HSDPA 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 - SIM 1 only
TD-SCDMA 1900 / 2000
|4G bands||LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 28(700), 32(1500), 66(1700/2100), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500), 42(3500) - SIM 1 only|
|Speed||HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (6CA) Cat18 1200/200 Mbps|
|Status||Exp. release 2018, March|
|Dimensions||147.7 x 68.7 x 8.5 mm (5.81 x 2.70 x 0.33 in)|
|Weight||163 g (5.75 oz)|
|Build||Front/back glass (Gorilla Glass 5), aluminum frame|
|SIM||Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) (One 3G/4G SIM and One 2G SIM)|
|- Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
- IP68 certified - dust/water proof over 1.5 meter and 30 minutes
|Type||Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors|
|Size||5.8 inches, 84.8 cm2 (~83.6% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Resolution||1440 x 2960 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio (~570 ppi density)|
|Protection||Corning Gorilla Glass 5|
|- HDR10 compliant
- 3D Touch (home button only)
- Always-on display
|OS||Android 8.0 (Oreo)|
|Chipset||Exynos 9810 Octa / Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845|
|CPU||Octa-core (4x2.7 GHz Mongoose M3 & 4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A55) / Octa-core (4x2.7 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4x1.7 GHz Kryo 385 Silver)|
|GPU||Mali-G72 MP18 / Adreno 630|
|Card slot||microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)|
|Internal||256 GB, 4 GB RAM|
|Primary||12 MP (f/1.5-2.4, 26mm, 1/2.5-inch, 1.4µm, Dual Pixel PDAF), phase detection autofocus, OIS, LED flash|
|Features||Geo-tagging, simultaneous 4K video and 9MP image recording, touch focus, face/smile detection, Auto HDR, panorama|
|Video||2160p@60fps, 1080p@240fps, 720p@960fps, HDR, dual-video rec.|
|Secondary||8 MP (f/1.7, 25mm, 1/3.6-inch, 1.22µm), autofocus, 1440p@30fps, dual video call, Auto HDR|
|Alert types||Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones|
|Loudspeaker||Yes, with stereo speakers|
|- 32-bit/384kHz audio
- Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
|WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot|
|Bluetooth||5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO|
|USB||3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector|
|Sensors||Iris scanner, fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2|
|Messaging||SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM|
|- Samsung DeX (desktop experience support)
- Fast battery charging (Quick Charge 2.0)
- Qi/PMA wireless charging (market dependent)
- ANT+ support
- Bixby natural language commands and dictation
- MP4/DivX/XviD/H.265 player
- MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FLAC player
- Photo/video editor
- Document editor
|Non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery (11.55 Wh)|
Generally speaking all items currently listed on the site are currently available. We hold some in stock and others are available from suppliers within a few days.
After placing your order we'll let you know the ETA and if there are issues securing stock (this is a fast-moving industry and items can duck in and out quick) we'll recommend any similar colours/variants.
To ensure that you receive your new phone as quickly and safely as possible, we use a range of delivery options. Delivery times for all options are detailed below. Note that we currently do not ship to PO Boxes.
INSURED COURIER DELIVERY - 2-7 days handling time. Freight generally handled by Toll Australia. Next day from our Hong Kong warehouse into Sydney International. Additional day to Brisbane, Perth, Canberra, Melbourne, Adelaide and major regional centres. Other more regional areas are usually between 2 to 7 days depending on remoteness.
EXPRESS SHIPPING SERVICE -1-5 days handling time, arrives on average 1 day sooner. Freight generally handled by Fedex. Overnight from our Hong Kong warehouse into Sydney International. Additional day to Brisbane, Perth, Canberra, Melbourne, Adelaide and major regional centres. Other more regional areas are usually between 1 to 5 days depending on remoteness.
Select your chosen method at the cart. There you can also enter your post code for an exact shipping quote.
VERIFICATION - Please note that handling times begin once an order has been verified. We may contact you after the order has been placed to verify order and account details. Please ensure that we can reach you on the email address supplied and that you respond promptly to any requests.
CONDITION - Unless stated in the product title, all devices are brand new. We do sell a small quantity of refurbished items but these all have a product title that begins with 'Refurbished'. Package seals may have been opened to check quality or perform basic testing or unlock functions however unless specified otherwise all devices are new and unused.
WARRANTY - All new devices come with our comprehensive 12 month warranty, which is included in the standard purchase price. We'll even replace with a new item if yours can't be repaired. Refurbished items (marked as such in the product description) come with a 6 month warranty with refurbished replacement items.
PAYMENT METHODS - We accept Credit Card and Bank Transfer for outright purchases. We also offer zipMoney for convenient repayments over time.
RETURNS - All orders come with 30 days free returns. For more information on please read our returns policy. We also offer a new replacement policy for items that cannot be repaired.
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OUR STOCK - Products sold through this store are unlocked, never locked or SIM-free. They offer the best combination of price and quality and can be sourced from international markets via parallel importation. Please check the network bands with your provider to ensure full compatibility. In some instances printed documentation may not be in English, even though the device is compatible with local network bands. Where this occurs and you require user manuals etc please contact us and we will provide a digital copy.
DISCLAIMER - Due to variations in stock and regional sourcing we cannot guarantee that all specifications listed are 100% correct at all times as the same model may be available in several variants. If you have any specific requirements please raise them with our team and they will provide availability on the model you require.