From unlocking your phone with iris scanning technology to snapping amazing selfies with a dual-lens front camera, Samsung Galaxy handsets are usually packed with amazing specs. But with so many to choose from, how do you know which model is right for you?
To help out, we take a look six of the best Samsung Galaxy phones on the market to help you decide.
Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus
Galaxy S9 Specs: 4GB RAM, 163g, IP68 water-resistant rating, 5.8-inch edge-to-edge Infinity Display, 12MP rear camera, 8MP front camera
Galaxy S9 Plus Specs: 6GB RAM, 189g, IP68 water-resistant rating, 6.2-inch edge-to-edge Infinity Display, 12MP dual-lens rear camera, 8MP front camera
The Samsung Galaxy S9 and Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus are Samsung's most recent flagship offering. Featuring an iris scanner and facial recognition technology to unlock your device, Samsung has combined previous Galaxy S8 features we know and love, with the very latest technology to create the most powerful Samsung device on the market.
In addition to 4GB RAM, stereo speakers and an edge-to-edge Infinity Display, the Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus have a remarkable 12MP rear camera with dual-aperture lens. The F1.5 aperture mode ensures you can keep snapping in low-lighting, and the F2.4 aperture mode will help you capture vivid photos in daylight. The Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus also welcomes a dual-lens rear camera that boasts optical image stabilisation and a 2X zoom so you can still take high-quality photos from further away, or in shaky conditions.
Both models also include Samsung’s newest photo feature, AR Emoji, which allows you to transform yourself into an animated emoji to share with friends.
Find out more as we count down the Samsung Galaxy S9 Top 5 Features.
Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus
Galaxy S8 Specs: 4GB RAM, 155g, IP68 water-resistant rating, 5.8-inch edge-to-edge Infinity Display, 12MP rear camera, 8MP front camera
Galaxy S8 Plus Specs: 4GB RAM, 173g, 6.2-inch edge-to-edge Infinity Display, IP68 water-resistant rating, 12MP rear camera, 8MP front camera
With the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus, Samsung introduced the Infinity Display, which eliminated the usual bezel to offer a screen that truly stretches edge-to-edge. That large display benefits from an increased battery life accompanied with fast charging, to keep users entertained for longer.
Equipped with a Snapdragon octa-core processor, the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus is ready to take on any next-generation game or multi-tasking requirement. Elsewhere, a 12MP dual pixel camera allows you to focus on those smaller details, while the 8MP front camera offers Smart Auto Focus which tracks faces to give you the perfect selfie.
Another perk of the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus is its compatibility with Samsung Dex, which enables users to connect their phone to their desktop and use it as they would a computer.
Galaxy Note 8
Specs: 6GB RAM, 195g, 6.3-inch Infinity Display, IP68 water-resistant rating, 12MP dual-lens rear camera, 8MP front camera, S-Pen stylus
The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is a truly innovative device, boasting a 6.3-inch Infinity Display, 12MP dual-lens camera with 4K recording and the inclusion of the improved S-Pen.
The S-Pen is both a fun and practical part of the Samsung Galaxy Note 8, allowing you to write personal handwritten messages, draw on the screen, and much more. You can even make the most of the handset’s 4K recording capabilities by using the S-Pen to create your very own GIFs.
With its 6.3-inch, OLED Infinity Display, top quality speakers, and powerful Snapdragon 835 octa-core processor, the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is the perfect option for those who love to spend their time watching videos and playing graphics-heavy games on their device.
Sounds like the right phone for you? Find out more with our run-down of the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Top 5 Features.
Specs: 4GB RAM, 172g, 5.6-inch Infinity Display, IP68 water-resistant rating, 16MP rear camera, 16MP dual-lens front camera
The Samsung Galaxy A8 benefits from 4GB RAM, a remarkable 16MP rear camera and facial recognition security. The rear camera is perfect for capturing stunning photos on the 5.6-inch infinity display, and the IP63 water-resistance rating offers peace of mind for those little slip ups.
If you’re always taking selfies, the Samsung Galaxy A8 is for you. The 16MP dual-lens front camera with live focus mode is fantastic for capturing those special moments, while the range of beauty effects as well as stickers and filters help to add the finishing touches to any photo.
The Samsung Galaxy A8 also includes Samsung Pay capabilities to make high-street shopping quick and easy. Just synch the app with your bank details to allow convenient, contactless payment, when you've left your wallet at home.
Specs: 3GB RAM, 162g, 5.6-inch Infinity Display, 16MP rear camera, 16MP front camera
With a metal design, a 5.6-inch Infinity Display and incredible 16MP rear and front cameras, the Samsung Galaxy A6 is an affordable option that offers a similar amazing Samsung experience as found on the company's premium devices.
Photography fans are in for a treat as the 16MP front camera boasts flashes of three different intensities, so you can capture the perfect selfie in any lighting condition. There's plenty of storage options for all those pictures with expandable memory via MicroSD slot, and you can keep all your content safe and secure thanks to face recognition security.
Users can make friends with Samsung’s personal assistant, Bixby, which can help with shopping, setting reminders, and even translating other languages. See something you like when you’re out and about? Simply take a photo of the object and Bixby Vision will tell you where you can find it online.
Specs: 3GB RAM, 154g, 5.6-inch Infinity Display, 13MP rear camera, 8MP front camera
Released as another affordable option in the Galaxy family, users of the Samsung Galaxy J6 can enjoy a sleek design, Super AMOLED Infinity Display and a 13MP rear camera.
With its 5.6-inch Super AMOLED Infinity Display, the Samsung Galaxy J6 is excellent for multitasking. App Pair enables users to interact with two apps on the screen simultaneously, so you can watch a video and respond to a text at the same time.
A particularly useful feature of the Samsung Galaxy J6 is Dual Messenger which allows users to have two different accounts on messenger apps. Those who also use their personal phone for work can download two versions of a messenger app, one for personal and one for business, and chat from different accounts.
The 8MP front camera uses facial recognition technology to create exciting AR stickers. Selfie focus, meanwhile, ensures that you remain the subject of your photo by focussing on faces and blurring the background for selfies with a professional sheen.
When it comes to deciding on your new Samsung handset, one thing’s for sure - you'll have plenty of choice. Whether you’re on a budget or looking to splash out on the latest handset, there’s a Samsung Galaxy device for everybody. Browse the latest Samsung deals on e2save here.