Android Pie was received by the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ yesterday. Today, Verizon started rolling out the same update for these phones. In the next few days, the update is also going to be available on Big Red. Once you install this update you will be on build number G960USQU3CSAB for Galaxy S9. In case of the Samsung Galaxy S9+, the build number is G965USQ3CSAB. If you have not received any notification, just go to settings and manually check whether you have received the update. This update will be skinned with Samsung’s One UI on top.
It is expected that very soon, AT&T, T-Mobile, and Sprint will also launch the Android Pie update for their own versions of Samsung’s flagship smartphones. To recall, The Samsung Galaxy S9 sports a Super AMOLED 5.8-inch capacitive touchscreen. The screen resolution is 1,440×2,960 pixels and the aspect ratio is 18.5:9. It is powered by Exynos 9810 octa-core processor. The dimensions of the phone are 147.7×68.7×8.5mm and it weighs 163 grams. There is as single RAM variant of 4GB that comes with three storage options—64GB, 128GB and 256GB.
The device is powered by a 3,000mAh battery and has a 12MP primary camera and 8MP selfie camera. To talk about the specifications of the Samsung Galaxy S9+, it is powered by Super AMOLED 6.2-inch capacitive touchscreen. The screen resolution is 1,440×2,960 pixels and it has an aspect ratio of 18.5:9. A single 6GB RAM is what comes in all three variants with internal storage of 64GB, 128GB and 256GB. The storage is expandable via a microSD card slot up to 512GB. There are dual rear cameras both of which have a 12MP sensor. The front camera that is meant for taking selfies comprises of an 8MP sensor.
Connectivity options include WiFi 802.11, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, NFC, FM Radio and USB 3.1. The Samsung Galaxy S9+ houses a 3,000mAh battery that is non-removable. The handset comes in multiple colour options that includes coral blue, midnight black, lilac purple etc. The device measures 158.1×73.8×8.5mm and it weighs 189 grams. The Samsung Galaxy S9+ is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass.