Sunrise Gold Samsung Galaxy S9/S9+ goes on sale in the US today

Samsung Galaxy S9 and Samsung Galaxy S9+ were released back in March. They are undoubtedly considered some of the best smartphones of 2018. They offer top of the line specifications, spectacular design, and stellar build quality. At launch, the devices were available in Coral Blue, Lilac Purple, and Midnight Black variants. Later Samsung announced two new color options—Burgundy Red and Sunrise Gold. The first one launched for South Korea and China, while the second one became available for several international markets including most recently India. Samsung promised that “additional market availability” was coming soon and they’re following through on that promise by selling the Sunrise Gold Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ in the United States starting today.

Samsung offers 64GB, 128GB and 256GB versions for the Galaxy S9 and S9+. You can now purchase the Sunrise Gold Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ at the following prices from Best Buy and Samsung’s official website:

  • Sunrise Gold Samsung Galaxy S9
    • 64GB – $719.99
    • 128GB – $769.99
    • 256GB – $839.99
  • Sunrise Gold Samsung Galaxy S9+
    • 64GB – $839.99
    • 128GB – $889.99
    • 256GB – $959.99

Here are the specifications of the phones. As the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ are somewhat similar devices, I put them into one table but highlighted the differences with italics.

Specification Samsung Galaxy S9 & Galaxy S9+
Display Size 5.8” QHD+ (2960×1440) sAMOLED 18.5:9

6.2” QHD+ (2960×1440) sAMOLED 18.5:9

Glass Type Gorilla Glass 5
Display Color Palette HDR10
System-on-chip Qualcomm Snapdragon 845/Exynos 9810
RAM Capacity 6GB
Storage Capacity 64GB/128GB/256GB + Micro SD Card slot (up to 400GB)
Speaker System AKG Tuned stereo speakers
Headphone Jack Yes, 3.5mm
Front Camera 8MP front camera with auto focus
Rear Camera 12MP with f/1.5 and f/2.4 variable aperture

12MP with f/1.5 and f/2.4 variable aperture + 12MP zoom lens f/2.4

Battery Capacity 3,000 mAh battery

3,500 mAh battery

Wireless Charging Yes
Fast Charging Yes, Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging
Biometrics Iris, Facial, and fingerprint recognition
Water and Dust Resistance IP68
Software Android 8.0 Oreo with Samsung Experience 9.0

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Will you be getting the new Sunrise Gold color, or do you already own the Samsung Galaxy S9 or S9+? Let us know in the comments.


Source: Samsung Newsroom

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