For a very long time, Tech giant Samsung is trying to capture the attention of Indian consumers in the premium Mid-range category. It is no doubt, Samsung excels with its flagship phones but falls short when it comes to Budget and Mid-range categories. The first Samsung Galaxy A9 was launched back in 2016 after that every year new version of its launched by the company.
Samsung has launched 2018 Galaxy A9, which is touted to be the world’s “first rear quad camera” smartphone, was launched in India on 20 November. The handset supports four separate rear cameras with a setup featuring telephoto, ultra-wide, and depth sensors. There is also a 24-megapixel sensor at the front that supports a handful of beauty features as well as a software-backed Face Unlock functionality. Apart from the optics, the Galaxy A9 (2018) features a full-HD+ Infinity Display panel with an 18.5:9 aspect ratio and is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SoC. The smartphone also has up to 8GB of RAM and sports a 3D Glass curved back. Additionally, it comes preloaded with Bixby voice assistant as well as Samsung Pay and Samsung Health.
Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) price
The Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) price in India starts at Rs. 36,990 for the 6GB RAM variant, while its 8GB RAM model comes with a price tag of Rs. 39,990. Both models come in Bubblegum Pink, Caviar Black, and Lemonade Blue color variants. The Galaxy A9 (2018) will go on sale in the country through all online (Airtel Store, Amazon, Flipkart, Paytm Mall, and Samsung Shop) and offline channels starting November 28. Customers can pre-book the handset from today.
Offers for Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018).
Samsung has also tied up with Bharti Airtel to offer the Galaxy A9 6GB RAM variant through the Airtel Online Store at a down payment of Rs. 3,690 and EMI of Rs. 2,349, while the Galaxy A9 8GB RAM variant will be available at a down payment of Rs. 4,890 and EMI of Rs. 2,449. Customers purchasing the handset through the EMI options will receive Airtel postpaid plan bundles along with benefits such as unlimited voice calls, national roaming, and a free subscription to Airtel TV. Moreover, customers will also be able to avail a cashback worth Rs. 3,000 when purchasing the Galaxy A9 using an HDFC debit or credit card.
Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) Specification
|Specification||Galaxy A9 (2018)|
|Technology||GSM / HSPA / LTE|
|Availability Status||November 28 (INDIA)|
|Dimensions||162.5 x 77 x 7.8 mm (6.40 x 3.03 x 0.31 in)|
|Weight||183 g (6.46 oz)|
|SIM||Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)|
|Type||Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors|
|Size||6.3 inches, 100.7 cm2 (~80.5% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Resolution||1080 x 2220 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio (~392 ppi density)|
|OS||Android 8.0 (Oreo)|
|Chipset||Qualcomm SDM660 Snapdragon 660 (14 nm)|
|CPU||Octa-core (4×2.2 GHz Kryo 260 & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 260)|
|Card slot||microSD, up to 512 GB (dedicated slot)|
|Internal||128 GB, 6/8 GB RAM|
|Four Cameras Sensor 1||24 MP, f/1.7, PDAF|
|Sensor 2||8 MP, f/2.4, 12mm (ultrawide)|
|Sensor 3||10 MP f/2.4, (telephoto), 2x optical zoom|
|Sensor 4||5 MP, f/2.2, depth sensor|
|Features||LED flash, panorama, HDR|
|Rear Camera Video||2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps|
|Front Camera||24 MP, f/2.0|
|Front Camera Video||1080p@30fps|
|Alert types||Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones|
|WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot|
|Bluetooth||5.0, A2DP, LE|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO|
|USB||2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector|
|Sensors||Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass|
|Battery||Non-removable Li-Ion 3800 mAh battery|
|Colors||Caviar Black, Lemonade Blue, Bubblegum Pink|
|Price||Starting From 36,990|