CNET también está disponible en español.

Ir a español

Don't show this again

Don't like the Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus in purple, blue, black or gray? Samsung has brought a new shade to its flagship phones: Sunrise gold.

Published:Caption:Photo:James Martin/CNET
1
of 16

Flip it over and you can bask in the glitzy glow of the gold color. Bada bling!

Published:Caption:Photo:James Martin/CNET
2
of 16

The front looks exactly the same as other Galaxy S9 colors.

Published:Caption:Photo:James Martin/CNET
3
of 16

It's the backing that gets a new "satin gloss" finish.

Published:Caption:Photo:James Martin/CNET
4
of 16

What's that mean? Samsung says it's a mix of a satiny and matte finish that's meant to replicate the feel of fabric. P.S. It doesn't really feel like fabric.

Published:Caption:Photo:James Martin/CNET
5
of 16

Here's the new finish compared with the superglossy purple S9.

Published:Caption:Photo:James Martin/CNET
6
of 16

And yes, it does look a little different depending on the lighting.

Published:Caption:Photo:James Martin/CNET
7
of 16

Other than the color and finish, the gold Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus have the same features as any other color. 

Published:Caption:Photo:James Martin/CNET
8
of 16

That includes the dual-aperture 12-megapixel main camera and all the internals, like the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor.

Published:Caption:Photo:James Martin/CNET
9
of 16

The sides of the gold Galaxy S9's screen are still curved.

Published:Caption:Photo:James Martin/CNET
10
of 16

The 18:9 ratio leaves more space for the screen, and the phone has slimmer side bezels.

Published:Caption:Photo:James Martin/CNET
11
of 16

Now we're just showing off.

Published:Caption:Photo:James Martin/CNET
12
of 16

By the way, that high-res display reaches a maximum of 2,960 by 1,440 pixels.

Published:Caption:Photo:James Martin/CNET
13
of 16

You don't see much of the gold color looking at the screen.

Published:Caption:Photo:James Martin/CNET
14
of 16

Pricing for the gold S9 remains the same as for other Galaxy S9 phones.

Published:Caption:Photo:James Martin/CNET
15
of 16

Read more about this new color.

Published:Caption:Photo:James Martin/CNET
16
of 16
Up Next

The 50 best iPhone games