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Samsung A9 2018

Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) Specification, Price And Overview.

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
Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) with Quad-Camera setup
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 Galaxy A9 2018
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
SpecificationGalaxy A9 (2018)
TechnologyGSM / HSPA / LTE
Announced2018, November
Availability StatusNovember 28 (INDIA)
Dimensions162.5 x 77 x 7.8 mm (6.40 x 3.03 x 0.31 in)
Weight183 g (6.46 oz)
SIMDual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
TypeSuper AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size6.3 inches, 100.7 cm2 (~80.5% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution1080 x 2220 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio (~392 ppi density)
Multi touchYes
OSAndroid 8.0 (Oreo)
ChipsetQualcomm SDM660 Snapdragon 660 (14 nm)
CPUOcta-core (4×2.2 GHz Kryo 260 & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 260)
GPUAdreno 512
Card slotmicroSD, up to 512 GB (dedicated slot)
Internal128 GB, 6/8 GB RAM
Four Cameras Sensor 124 MP, f/1.7, PDAF
Sensor 28 MP, f/2.4, 12mm (ultrawide)
Sensor 310 MP f/2.4, (telephoto), 2x optical zoom
Sensor 45 MP, f/2.2, depth sensor
FeaturesLED flash, panorama, HDR
Rear Camera Video2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera24 MP, f/2.0
FeaturesHDR
Front Camera Video1080p@30fps
Alert typesVibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
LoudspeakerYes
3.5mm jackYes
WLANWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth5.0, A2DP, LE
GPSYes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
NFCYes
RadioFM radio
USB2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
SensorsFingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
BatteryNon-removable Li-Ion 3800 mAh battery
ColorsCaviar Black, Lemonade Blue, Bubblegum Pink
PriceStarting From 36,990