Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) is touted as the world’s “first rear quad camera” smartphone and the price starts at EUR 599 (GBP 549, Rs. 36,990). The Galaxy A9 (2018) comes in three colors – Bubblegum Pink, Caviar Black, and Lemonade Blue color. The Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) comes in two variants – 6GB RAM + 128GB internal storage cost Rs. 36,990 while the 8GB RAM + 128GB internal storage variant cost Rs. 39,990.
Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) Price
|India||Amazon.in||₹ 36,990.00 – ₹ 39,990.00|
Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) Product Details
Design and Display
The Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) is sleek and has an ergonomic design. The smartphone fits in one hand and has a 3D Glass curved back for a high-quality comfortable feel. On the back, there is a fingerprint sensor that unlocks the phone in a fraction of second. The smartphone measures 162.5 x 77 x 7.8 mm and weighs 183 grams.
The Galaxy A9 is made to suit your tastes, whether you want to keep it classic with the stylishly glossy Caviar Black or go beyond monochrome with the bold and unique gradient colors of Lemonade Blue or Bubblegum Pink. And it feels as good as it looks with an ergonomic design for a comfortable grip.
The Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) flaunts a 6.3-inch Full HD+ Super AMOLED Infinity display with a resolution of 1080 x 2220 pixels and sports a 3D Glass curved back. The smartphone has an aspect ratio of 18.5:9 and a pixel density of 393 PPI
Performance and Storage
Under the hood, the Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) is powered by an Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 processor which is paired with Adreno 512 GPU and 6GB/8GB RAM. The architecture is based on Kryo 260 architecture where the four cores clocks at 2.2GHz and the other four cores clocks at 1.8GHz.
The Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) comes with 128GB internal storage and it can be expanded further up to 512GB via microSD card.
Camera And Operating System
The rear camera on the back includes quad-camera setup in a vertical manner at the top-left corner and below the camera module, there is an LED flash. The setup includes a primary 24-megapixel sensor with f/1.7 aperture, a 10-megapixel telephoto sensor with a f/2.4 aperture for 2X optical zoom, an 8-megapixel ultra wide sensor with f/2.4 and 120-degree lens for wide-angle photos and a 5-megapixel depth sensor with a f/2.2 aperture for live focus and clicking portrait shots. The primary sensor uses a pixel binning technique which combines four pixels into one. The smartphone is touted to recognize 19 different scenes and optimize color settings to produce shots matching the content. It also detects flaws such as closed eyes, facial blur, or backlight in the images you clicked and notifies you to re-click them.
The Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) on the front features 24-megapixel sensor with a f/2.0 aperture and supports a handful of features such as selfie focus, pro-lightning and an AR Emoji feature lets you create up to 36 animated emojis and supports Face Unlock too.
The Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) runs on Android 8.0 Oreo with Samsung UI on top of it and comes preloaded with Bixby voice assistant as well as Samsung Pay and Samsung Health.
Connectivity and Battery
The Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) has dual-SIM support and comes with connectivity features like 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. The Galaxy A9 (2018) comes with sensors like accelerometer, ambient light sensor, gyroscope, magnetometer, proximity sensor, and an RGB light sensor.
Making sure everything ticks, the Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) fuelled with 3,800mAh battery and supports fast charging.
Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) Technical Specifications
|Model||Galaxy A9 (2018)|
|SIM Slot||Dual SIM Card Slot|
|Box Content||1 x Smartphone, USB power adaptor, USB cable, Earphone, Ejection pin, Protection film, Clear cover case, Quick start guide|
|Screen Size||6.3-inch (16.00cm)|
|Resolution||1080 x 2220 pixels, 18.5:9 aspect ratio|
|Pixel Density||393 pixels per inch (ppi)|
|Screen to body percentage||80.86%|
Processor and Operating System
|No of Cores||8 (Octa Core)|
|Frequency||2.2 GHz (Quad Core) + 1.8 GHz (Quad Core)|
|Operating System||Samsung TouchWiz UI based on Android 8.0 Oreo|
Memory And Storage
|User Memory||around 108GB|
|Expandable Memory||Yes, up to 512GB|
|USB OTG Support||Yes|
|Rear Camera (Main camera)||Quad camera|
|Front Facing Camera||24-megapixel (f/2.0), Auto HDR, 1080p|
|Features||Digital Zoom, Geo-tagging, Touch to focus, Face detection, HDR, Panorama, Portrait Mode, HDR, Screen Flash, Studio Lighting, Smile Capture, Face Retouching, AI Scene Detection, Pro Mode, Time-Lapse, HQ, RAW Image, ISO Control|
|Video Recording||3840×2160 @ 30 fps, 1920 x 1080 @ 60fps, 1920 x 1080 @ 30fps, 1280×720 @ 30 fps|
Internet And Connectivity
|Operating Frequency||2G, 3G, 4G/LTE (GSM: 850/900/1800/1900, WCDMA: Band 1/2/4/5/8, FDD LTE: Band 1/2/3/4/5/7/8/12/17/18/19/20/25/26/28/29/30/66, TDD LTE: Band 38/39/40/41)|
|Network||GSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE|
|Wi-Fi||Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4/5GHz), WiFi Direct, hotspot, MIMO|
|Bluetooth||v5.0 (A2DP, LE, ANT+)|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS, Glonass, Beidou, Galileo|
|USB Connectivity||Yes, Type-C|
|Voice Over LTE (VoLTE)||Yes|
|Headphone Connector||Yes, 3.5mm|
|Fast Charge||Yes, Fast Charge|
|Build||Front/rear glass, aluminum frame|
|Colour Options||Lemonade Blue, Bubblegum Pink, Caviar Black|
|Fingerprint Sensor||Yes, Rear|
|Sensors||Accelerometer, Fingerprint Sensor, Gyro Sensor, Geomagnetic Sensor, RGB Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Hall Sensor|
|Messaging||SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM|
|Warranty||1 year manufacturer warranty for Phone and 6 months warranty for in the box accessories|
|Audio Media Player||Yes (MP3, M4A, 3GA, AAC, OGG, OGA, WAV, WMA, AMR, AWB, FLAC, MID, MIDI, XMF, MXMF, IMY, RTTTL, RTX, OTA)|
|Dolby Atmos technology||Yes, Surround sound with Dolby Atmos technology|
|Video Player||Yes (M4V, 3G2, WMV, FLV, WEBM, MPEG-4, DivX, Xvid, MPEG-2, MP4, MOV, 3GP, AVI, MKV, ASF)|
|Keypad||Touchscreen, Capacitive with multi-touch|
|Additional Features||Virtual QWERTY keyboard, WLAN Support, Wi-Fi Tethering|