Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) With Four Rear Cameras Now Available At Rs 30,990

Samsung has finally launched its much-awaited smartphone with four rear cameras in India. The new Galaxy A9 (2018) is being touted as the world’s first rear quad camera smartphone. Additional highlights include an Infinity Display, 3D Glass curved back, and up to 8GB RAM. Read more to find about Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) Price in India, Specifications, and Features

Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018)

Price and Availability

Price Rs 30,990 (base model)

The Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) was launched in India at Rs 36,990 for the 6GB RAM/ 128GB storage variant. The 8GB RAM/ 128GB storage model was priced at Rs 39,990. However, the company later slashed its price to Rs 33,990.

Now, the Galaxy A9 (2918) has received another price cut. It is now available at a starting price of Rs 30,990. The 8GB RAM variant now costs Rs 33,990. This hints at the imminent launch of new Galaxy A9 Pro (2019), which was launched in South Korea last month at KRW 599,500 (approx Rs 37,800).

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Specifications

Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 660, octa-core (4 x 2.2GHz cores + 4 x 1.8GHz cores)
RAM 6GB/ 8GB
Internal Storage 128GB (expandable up to 512GB)
Display 6.3-inch, Super AMOLED, Infinity Display, full-HD+ (1080 x 2220 pixels), 18.5:9 aspect ratio
OS Android 8.0 Oreo
Primary (Rear) Camera Quad (24MP + 10MP + 8MP + 5MP) with flash
Front Camera 24MP
Battery 3,800mAh
Dual SIM Yes

The new handset is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 octa-core (4 x 2.2GHz cores + 4 x 1.8GHz cores) processor and 6GB/ 8GB RAM. The 128GB internal storage can be further expanded via a microSD card (up to 512GB). It is backed by a 3,800mAh battery with fast charging support.

The quad camera setup includes a 24-megapixel primary camera (f/1.7 aperture), a 10-megapixel telephoto camera (2x optical zoom, f/2.4 aperture), an 8-megapixel ultra-wide camera (120-degree lens, f/2.4 aperture) and a 5-megapixel depth camera (f/2.2 aperture).

Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) With Four Rear Cameras Now Available At Rs 30,990

Samsung claims that the main camera uses pixel binning to combine 4 pixels into one in low-light conditions. The 24-megapixel front camera comes with an f/2.0 aperture.

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Features

  • Four rear cameras
  • Face unlock
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • Infinity display
  • Android 8.0 Oreo OS
  • 4G VoLTE
  • Dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11ac
  • Bluetooth v5.0
  • USB Type-C
  • NFC
  • 3.5mm headphone jack
  • Dual-SIM
  • Accelerometer
  • Ambient light sensor
  • Gyroscope
  • Magnetometer
  • Proximity sensor
  • RGB light sensor
  • Three color options

The dual-SIM smartphone runs Android 8.0 Oreo operating system. It comes with Bixby assistant and Samsung Pay. Connectivity options include 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.

Security features include Face Unlock technology and a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor. Other sensors on the device include an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, gyroscope, magnetometer, proximity sensor, and an RGB light sensor.

The Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) features a 6.3-inch Super AMOLED Infinity Display with full-HD+ (1080 x 2220 pixels) resolution and an 18.5:9 aspect ratio. It comes in Bubblegum Pink, Caviar Black, and Lemonade Blue color options. The Bubblegum Pink and Lemonade Blue variants feature a gradient pattern.

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Conclusion

The original Samsung Galaxy A9 was launched back in 2015. Recently, Samsung launched the Galaxy A9 Pro (2019) in Korea at KRW 599,500 (approx Rs 37,800). Highlights of the device include Infinity-O display, fingerprint sensor, 24MP selfie cam, and triple cameras. It is backed by a 3,400mah battery. 6GB RAM, and 128GB internal storage.

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