Galaxy S9 SCV38

Featuring a social media-friendly camera that makes it easier and more fun than ever to communicate

Product Summary

  • Display Size
    Approx. 5.8 inches
  • Main camera effective pixels
    Approx. 12.20 million pixels
  • Battery Capacity
  • Internal memory capacity (RAM/ROM)
  • Size
    Approx. 69 × 148 × 8.5mm
  • Weight
    Approx. 161g
  • Wi-Fi
  • OS
    Android™ 8.0
  • 4G LTE (800MHz/2GHz)
    4G LTE (800MHz/2GHz)
    We provide an ultra high-speed communication services with a maximum receiving speed of 75 Mbps that is easy to connect to with a 99% population coverage rate (800 MHz). * The maximum receiving speed differs depending on the model and area.
  • au VoLTE
    au VoLTE
    Allows you to use clearer voice calls compared to 3G.

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  • TV
    Users can watch digital terrestrial broadcasting TV.

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  • Water proof
    Water proof
    Mobile phones durable to water.
  • Osaifu-Keitai®
    Smartphones which can be used as a prepaid card, store member ship card or ticket.

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  • au World Service
    au World Service
    Service for using current au cellphone and number overseas.

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  • Hi-Res
    Playback music with sound quality higher than that of music CDs.
  • Emergency Rapid Mail
    Emergency Rapid Mail
    Emergency news service for earthquakes, tsunami or other disasters and their evacuation sites announced by the National Weather Service, national and local governments. *Some cellphones will only receive emergency earthquake news.

Spice up your social media with super slow motion movies and your own emoji stickers

Slow down the moment and capture the expression

Super slow motion

Play back movies in slow motion, so that approximately 0.2 seconds of recording takes 6 seconds to play back. You can add a super slow motion burst of 20 frames to each movie recording.

  • Main camera only.

Motion detection

The camera can automatically detect the movement of the subject and start recording in super slow motion (960 fps).

Capture a shot and instantly start getting likes

After capturing a shot, you can immediately edit it and share it on social media. With the ability to add background music from a playlist, or create your own original GIF animation by selecting from three playback patterns, you can have more fun than ever.

Rock your social media world with your very own avatar

step 1
Open the camera and app.

Open the camera, tap the AR Emoji icon, and select "Create My Emoji".

step 2
Take a selfie.

Take a picture of your face, and select the gender. Select your desired features, such as skin tone and hair style.

step 3
Customize to your liking.

Add a check mark to "Save My Emoji stickers in Gallery" to automatically create your original emoji. You can also make your created emoji move in sync with your own face.

AR Emoji

Take a selfie and create an avatar that looks just like you. You can automatically create 18 types*1 of original stickers, and liven up your activity on social media services such as LINE, Facebook, and Twitter.

  1. More stickers are scheduled to be added in the future.

Use your emoji to better communicate your true feelings

Create an ideal version of yourself by customizing the features of your avatar, such as the hair style and outfit. You can also automatically create 18 types of original stickers and use them to communicate a variety of emotions.

  • AR Emojis are sent as still images when using apps that do not support animated GIFs.
  • More stickers are scheduled to be added in the future.

Capture bright photos day or night with a camera that automatically adjusts the amount of light that enters*2

Super Speed Dual Pixel

The Galaxy S9 is equipped with digital SLR camera technology.

The camera focuses in an instant, thanks to the ultra-high speed auto focus, which is achieved by performing focus on all pixels.

Super low light

au's brightest lens ever*, which features an F1.5 aperture, ensures that you capture beautiful images even in dim lighting.

The camera focuses in an instant, thanks to the ultra-high speed auto focus, which is achieved by performing focus on all pixels.

  • As of March 2018. Researched by SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS JAPAN CO., LTD.
  • The F-number represents the aperture size, which determines lens brightness. A smaller number indicates that a greater amount of light can enter the camera, enabling you to capture bright images in dim conditions.

Instantly adapt to the shooting conditions to capture the perfect shot

Dual Aperture

The camera enters F1.5 mode in dim conditions and F2.4 mode in bright conditions. By automatically adjusting the amount of light that enters, the camera ensures that your photos come out clear.

The Dual Aperture in the lens of the main rear camera features two modes that physically switch the camera aperture based on the amount of light. When shooting in normal conditions, the size of the lens aperture is reduced, thereby limiting the amount of light that enters. This enables the camera to take photos that are sharp and clear. In dim conditions, the lens aperture opens up to allow more light in, so that the photos come out bright.

  1. Main camera only.

Stereo speakers with high-quality sound deliver a powerful audio experience

Stereo speakers tuned by AKG provide a cinematic sound experience

Enjoy clear sound on high-power stereo speakers with approximately 1.4x greater audio output than the Galaxy S8+.

Dolby Atmos® provides an immersive audio experience

Three-dimensional sound recreates a cinematic experience in the palm of your hand.

Hi-Res Audio earphones tuned by AKG included

High sound quality earphones with a microphone tuned by AKG are also included. The Galaxy S9 supports playback of Hi-Res Audio sources*3. There is also a function for upscaling ordinary music files and movie sound to a quality that is equivalent to a Hi-Res Audio source, so that you can enjoy sound with greater depth and smoothness.
  1. Hi-Res headphones (sold separately) are required.


  • For Internet connection, a separate subscription to LTE Net Course is required.
  • Available only with an au Nano IC Card 04.
  • au VoLTE is a voice call service that is available for devices that support VoLTE within the au 4G LTE area.
  • When connecting with other devices that support au VoLTE (within au's 4G LTE area), voice calls with high-quality sound are enabled. In other situations, a conventional level of sound quality is enabled for voice calls.
  • Devices that support au VoLTE are not able to use 3G communications in Japan.
  • Note on high-quality sound The actual voice sound quality may vary depending on the communication environment and network traffic conditions.
  • EZweb service and EZ apps are not available. When you switch from the current mobile phone contracted under the EZ WIN Course to a new one, note that your subscription to EZweb service, EZweb site, e-mail newsletters, and Machi-Uta is not automatically terminated or canceled. To cancel or unsubscribe from these services, please follow the necessary procedures.
  • Some smartphone applications may perform data communications even when the user does not operate the device. Subscription to a fixed rate packet (data) communication service is recommended. Some apps installed from the Internet may pose a security risk, just like with personal computers. For example, smartphone operations could become unstable due to attacks by malicious hackers, or the device could be taken over and used in illicit activities. Accordingly, make sure that the provider of the app is reliable and thoroughly check the operating conditions before use. Please note that apps installed by yourself and any malfunctions arising from them are not covered by the warranty. KDDI is not responsible for any trouble resulting from the installation of apps.
  • All screen depictions are simulated images. Actual screens may differ.
  • Please note that the specifications and other details are subject to change without prior notice.

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