Samsung just unwraps its much-anticipated smartphone Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) as expected. The key highlight of this smartphone is the 4x rear cameras. Yes! you heard it right! the handset brings a quad camera on the rear portion of the device, which incorporates 24MP foremost sensor with f/1.7 aperture, a 10MP Telephoto lens with a f/2.4 aperture for 2x optical zoom, 8MP 120° Ultra Wide Lens for wide-angle photos and the fourth and last one is a 5MP camera (24MP + 10MP + 8MP + 5MP) to capture depth information for portrait snaps. Further, it adds a single 24MP, f/2.0 aperture front-facing camera on the front.
The Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 chipset coupled with Adreno 512 GPU. It is equipped with 6.3 Inch 1080 x 2220 pixels Full HD+ Super AMOLED panel and interestingly there is no notch. Under the hood, it is backed by 3,800 mAh non-removable battery with Adaptive Fast Charging support. The memory department is handled by the either 6GB or 8GB RAM packed with 128GB internal storage on both variants.
The storage can be further expanded up to 512GB with the help of a dedicated micro SD slot. It runs on Android 8.0 Oreo on the top of TouchWiz UI and has a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor as an unlocking feature. It includes connectivity features like 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac (dual-band), Bluetooth 5, GPS with GLONASS, NFC and USB Type-C port for charging. The device dimensions are 162.5 x 77 x 7.8 mm and weighs 183 grams.
|Device Name||Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018)|
|Processor||Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 with Adreno 512 GPU|
|Display||6.3 inches Full HD+ 1080 x 2220 pixels Super AMOLED|
|Rear Camera||24 MP, f/1.7, PDAF
8 MP, f/2.4, 12mm (ultrawide)
10 MP f/2.4, (telephoto), 2x optical zoom
5 MP, f/2.2, depth sensor
|Front Camera||24 MP, f/2.0|
|Battery||3,800 mAh, Adaptive Fast Charging|
|Memory||6/8GB RAM, 128GB Internal Storage, Dedicated MicroSD Slot|
|Dimensions||162.5 x 77 x 7.8 mm|
|Connectivity||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, NFC, USB Type-C, Bluetooth 5.0|
|Sensors||Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass|
|Colors||Caviar Black, Lemonade Blue, Bubblegum Pink|
Pricing and Availability
Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) price starts from €599 for the Europen market, 39990 rubles for Russian and market and it costs £549 in the United Kingdom; Therefore, price varies depending upon the market as usual. When it comes to color options, it is available in Caviar Black, Lemonade Blue, and Bubblegum Pink colors and will start selling from November, while, no exact date revealed by the company.