After the launch of Galaxy A7 2018 with triple rear camera, Samsung launched world’s first quad camera smartphone Galaxy A9 2018 in Kuala Lumpur on Thursday. This is the successor of Galaxy A9 which was launched in 2015. The highlights of the smartphone is its quad (four) rear camera setup, up to 8GB RAM, 6.3 inch super AMOLED display.
Galaxy A9 2018 specifications
The dual sim Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SoC clocked at 2.2GHz. The Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 has a 6.3-inch full-HD+ (1080×2220 pixels) Super AMOLED display with an 18.5:9 aspect ratio. The device comes in 6GB & 8GB RAM options with 128GB of inbuilt storage. The device is packed with a 3,800mAh battery which support Samsung fast charging. also read – Google Pixel 3 & Pixel 3XL launched with improve camera and bigger Notch
Now comes to Galaxy A9 2018 main highlights, the Galaxy A9 2018 has a quad camera setup at back with 24 megapixel primary lens (f/1.7 aperture), second is 10 megapixel lens (2x optical zoom & f/2.4 aperture), third is 8 megapixel ultra wide camera sensor (f/2.4 aperture), and the fourth one is 5 megapixel depth sensor (f/2.2 aperture). Samsung is also including AI Scene Recognition features. For selfie it has 24 megapixel selfie shooter with f/2.0 aperture.
It has fingerprint sensor on the rear panel other sensor include accelerometer, gyroscope, ambient light sensor, proximity sensor, magnetometer and an RGB light sensor. Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, GPS, Bluetooth v5.0, USB Type-C, NFC and 3.5mm headphones jack. The device also supports Bixby, Samsung Pay and Samsung Health apps.
Pricing and availability
The Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 starting price is EUR 599 (approx Rs. 51,300) in Europe. The phone will be available starting next month. It will be available in Bubblegum Pink, Caviar Black, and Lemonade Blue colour variants.
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SoC
- 6.3-inch full-HD+ Super AMOLED display
- Quad (Four) camera at back
- 24 megapixel selfie camera
- 6GB & 8GB RAM options
- 3,800mAh battery
- Fast charging