Samsung Galaxy S9

  • Screen Size: 5.8″ inch display
  • Processor: 2.7GHz Octa-core
  • RAM: 4GB
  • ROM: 64GB
  • Rear camera: 12MP
  • Rear camera: 8MP
  • Network: 4G LTE
  • Battery: 3000 mAh



Samsung Galaxy S9 Price in Kenya

The Samsung Galaxy s9 price in Kenya is around 38000 shillings. It features a 5.8 inches screen display with a 2.7GHZ Octa-core processor. The phone comes with 4 GB RAM and 64 GB ROM storage. Take stunning selfies, pictures, and videos on the 12MP back camera and 8MP front camera. Stay powered for long on the 3300mAh battery. Buy Samsung Galaxy S9 online at best price in Kenya on Baraka Phones.

Phone Review

Samsung Galaxy s9 was released on 9th March 2018. It packs a 5.8-inch Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen. Android 8.0 (Oreo), upgradable to Android 10, One UI 2.1, runs this phone while  Exynos 9810 (10 nm) chipset powers it. While the internal storage comes at 64GB, the RAM in this device is at 4GB. This smartphone has a single main camera and a dual selfie camera.  The mobile supports Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by). There are Titanium Gray, Lilac Purple, Burgundy Red, Sunrise Gold, and Ice Blue of Samsung Galaxy S9 available.


The Glass front in this smartphone is of Gorilla Glass 5 as well as the back while this phone’s frame is aluminum thus premium look. Measuring  147.7 x 68.7 x 8.5 mm Samsung Galaxy S9 weighs 163g and is curved at the edges making the phone feel thin on the hand.  A 5.8-inch  screen display under which is a home key that is pressure-sensitive graces the front of this mobile. There is an iris scanner on top of the display and a selfie camera too. At the rear are a single main camera, a fingerprint sensor right under the camera, and an LED flash as well as a heart-rate sensor. The left side holds and volume keys while the power key is on the right side. At the top is a card tray that holds 2 4G/LTE Nano sim cards.

On the lower bezel are a 3.5mm headphone jack, a microphone, USB-C port, microphone, and speaker grille. This smartphone is IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 1.5m for 30 mins) therefore it can handle an accidental drop into the sink.

As far as sound is concerned, the first speaker is behind the earpiece grille. The other one is at the bottom and with the support of Dolby Atmos, it can produce decent audio for you to enjoy your multimedia content.


This smartphone has a 5.8-inch Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, (16M colors) with a screen resolution of 1440 x 2960 pixels, 18.5:9 aspect ratio (~570 PPI density). Super AMOLED has so many advantages which include less power consumption, flexibility and lightness, high contrast ratio, brighter and more vivid images, better viewing angles, and better response time.

The home button has a 3D touch for convenience. Samsung Galaxy S9 is also equipped with an Always-On display that is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5 as that of Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus.


Samsung Galaxy S9 has a single 12 MP, f/1.5-2.4, 26mm (wide) similar to that of Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge. It can deliver excellent performance with the help of the Live focus mode which enables you to adjust the level of blur on the background so that the subject stands out. Further is a Super Slow Mo-allows you to record videos using a high-speed camera in addition to these is the Bixby vision to detect what you’re looking at and gives you the information you need. There are LED flash, auto-HDR, panorama features that boost the performance of this camera. The rear cameras record videos with 4K@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/240fps, 720p@960fps, HDR, stereo sound rec., gyro-EIS & OIS (30fps) quality.

It has a dual selfie camera 8 MP, f/1.7, 25mm (wide), and 2MP (dedicated iris scanner) which is an improvement from the 5MP single camera in Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge. It supports video calls for you to hold online meetings or connect with your loved ones face to face. Video recording is at 1440p@30fps rate. These cameras have Dual video calls, Auto-HDR.


Samsung Galaxy S9 runs Android 8.0 (Oreo), upgradable to Android 10, One UI 2.1 similar to the one in Samsung Galaxy Note 9. It gives you faster-booting speed, minimization of background activities, autofill, smart text selection, allows you to see two apps at once, notification dots, and awesome Emojis. The OS is effective for multitasking as the gesture navigation features make it super swift to navigate through.

Exynos 9810 (10 nm) chipset powers this phone. It has Octa-core (4×2.7 GHz Mongoose M3 & 4×1.8 GHz Cortex-A55) CPU to deliver excellent performance. No lags or hiccups, faster responses, and even no overheating as you partake in your tasks. Multitasking will be your new way of life, no struggling when switching from one task to another.

The mobile has 4GB RAM for the smooth running of your software. You can switch from Apps and even go back to previously used Apps without the need to refresh them. Gaming is much easier on this device as you can have several apps open in the background.

To make your gaming experience memorable and much more comfortable besides offering graphic options is the Mali-G72 MP18 GPU.


A fingerprint scanner placed right under the camera on the rear side for data privacy in Samsung Galaxy S9. Your fingers can naturally rest on it to give you access in only one touch. Further is the Iris scanner right next to the earpiece which recognizes your eye in a unique way and with only one glance access is granted. There is also a face recognition scanner through the selfie camera, which is very fast and reliable. In addition to this comes the Android locks provided by the OS in this mobile.


Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot are connectivity features in Samsung Galaxy S9 and similar to those in Samsung Galaxy S10.  They enable your device to share available internet with other mobiles as well as transfer data.

Bluetooth is yet another means to transfer data in this smartphone. It has 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX adaptabilities and can further, be used to stream music from your mobile to audio devices. The NFC improves device’s connection to each other within a close range for data transfer. The feature is also available on this mobile.

Through USB-3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector you get to charge your mobile. There is a GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO that will always help you locate your mobile in case you lost it.

 Samsung Galaxy S9 has an Iris scanner, fingerprint, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2 sensors. Besides these are the Bixby natural language commands and dictation, Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified) found in Samsung mobiles.


The Samsung Galaxy S9 bears 64GB internal storage allowing you to hold your games, movies, and files. Worry less about freeing up space since this storage is expandable with a micro SD card up to 512GB.  The mobile has 4GB RAM thus you will have all tasks in this device running effectively.


It is powered by Li-Ion 3000 mAh, non-removable battery with a fast-charging 15W to stay alive all day long. It has an endurance rating of 78 hours.

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