Friday, 19 October, 2018


Samsung Galaxy A9 phone has four cameras on it

Melba Vasquez | 11 October, 2018, 15:34

As expected, Samsung has today launched its first smartphone with a quad-camera setup at the back.

The Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) is a dual SIM (GSM) smartphone that accepts Nano-SIM and Nano-SIM.

The Samsung Galaxy A9 is set to go on sale in November this year starting at £549 - retailing over £200 less than the Galaxy S9.

You do lose out on a feature or two, such as wireless charging and the main camera only featuring one aperture.

The horizontal camera system has a main 24-megapixel f/1.7 main camera at the top of the alignment, which is the sensor that will be used for generic images and low-light shots.

Elsewhere, the Galaxy A9 ships is powered by a Snapdragon 660, coupled with a generous 6GB of RAM.

Aside from the eye-catching camera set-up, the new phone comes with a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor, contactless mobile payment capabilities, and expandable storage of up to 512GB - all features common to high-end smartphones. According to a leak from Evan Blass and AllAboutSamsung, they are planning to release the Galaxy A9 Star Pro with four rear cameras.

This is all an update from the company's last release, the A7, which feature a triple 12 megapixel camera With Wide angle lens to take landscape pictures and Finger print scanner on the side. The smartphone, called Galaxy A9 (2018), has been unveiled at an ongoing event in Malaysia. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, NFC, USB Type-C, 3G and 4G (with support for Band 40 used by some LTE networks in India).

The Galaxy A9 (2018) receives power from 3,8000mAh battery. With the introduction of quad-camera setups, Samsung is also rumored to include a new cooling system that improves heat dissipation in the camera area.

The company's new Galaxy A9 smartphone is available in Caviar Black, Lemonade Blue, and Bubblegum Pink.

Measuring 162.5 x 77 x 7.8mm, the Galaxy A9 is actually slightly taller and wider than the Samsung Galaxy Note 9, which has a fractionally bigger 6.4-inch display.

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