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Samsung Galaxy S9+

from  $840+
91
Engadget
Score
The best in its category. We highly recommend it.
91

The best in its category. We highly recommend it.

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Engadget Review

Samsung’s improvements to its latest flagship work as promised, but don’t feel like features that you’d miss by not upgrading. Still, thanks to blazing performance, solid cameras and long battery life, the Galaxy S9+ continues to uphold the S series’ reputation for excellence.

Pros
  • Dual Aperture effective in low light
  • Excellent cameras overall
  • Speedy performance
  • Long-lasting battery
Cons
  • Not a major improvement over last generation
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Scores

Engadget

91
 

User Reviews

50
Barry
Savage phone, great photos and superb picture quality
70
Koltin
A dependable product that doesn't really stand out from the competition. - Engadget
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91
Average Critic Score

Reception and call quality

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Display

96
 

Battery life

79
 

Camera

89
 

Ease of use

73
 

Design and form factor

88
 

Portability (size / weight)

52
 

Media support

70
 

Durability

69
 

Ecosystem (apps, accessories, etc.)

59
 

How It Stacks Up

88

Engadget

88
 

Critic

81
 

User

93
 
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80
 

Critic

80
 

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Engadget

84
 

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81
 

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79
 
87

Engadget

87
 

Critic

83
 

User

90
 
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