The tech giants Samsung has launched its latest smartphone, the Galaxy A9 (2018) in India. This smartphone comes with a quad rear camera setup. This new setup has telephoto, ultra-wide, and depth sensors, apart from the primary sensor. While the four rear cameras are certainly set to attract the masses, the Samsung phone also an 18.5:9 Infinity Display panel and a 3D Glass curved back to grab some eyeballs. This new smartphone also has up to 8GB of RAM and comes preloaded with Bixby, Samsung Pay, and Samsung Health. Samsung has additionally provided an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SoC. The Galaxy A9 (2018) runs Android 8.0 Oreo and could also receive an update to Android Pie in the future. However, the company hasn’t revealed any concrete schedule.
Let us take a look at the specifications of this latest smartphone by Samsung:
The Galaxy A9 (2018) sports a 6.3-inch full-HD+ (1080×2220 pixels) Infinity Display that has a Super AMOLED panel and an 18.5:9 aspect ratio. It is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SoC, coupled with 6GB/8GB RAM. This latest device packs 128GB of internal storage, which can be further expandable up to 512GB via microSD card. This dual-SIM (Nano) support device runs Android 8.0 Oreo-based Samsung Experience UX.
Coming to the camera part, the Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) features a quad rear camera setup that includes a 24-megapixel primary sensor, a 10-megapixel telephoto sensor with 2x optical zoom, an 8-megapixel ultra-wide sensor and a 5-megapixel depth sensor. The primary sensor notably uses a pixel binning technique to combine four pixels into one. Up front, it features a 24-megapixel sensor.
In terms of connectivity options, this handset includes 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac (dual-band, 2.4GHz and 5GHz), Bluetooth v5.0, USB Type-C, NFC, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. Onboard sensors include an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, gyroscope, fingerprint sensor, magnetometer, proximity sensor, and an RGB light sensor. The Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) is fuelled by a 3,800mAh battery that supports fast charging.
Now, let us take a look at the price and availability of this latest smartphone:
The Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) in India is priced at Rs. 36,990 for the 6GB RAM variant, while its 8GB RAM variant is priced at Rs. 39,990. Both these models will be available in Bubblegum Pink, Caviar Black and Lemonade Blue colour options. This smartphone will be available for purchase in the country through all online and offline channels starting November 28.