Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) prices slashed in India

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07 Feb 2019

Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) gets another price cut: Details here

Samsung has, once again, slashed the prices of its camera-centric Galaxy A9 (2018) in India by Rs. 3,000.

The phone, which had previously received a reduction of Rs. 3,000 in January, is now available at Rs. 30,990.

The price cut appears to be permanent and is effective on Samsung India e-store. However, Amazon hasn't yet updated the new prices.

Here's our roundup.

Design & Display

Samsung Galaxy A9: At a glance

Samsung Galaxy A9: At a glance

Up front, the phone looks a lot like the Galaxy A6 - Samsung's first triple rear-camera phone. So, you have a traditional rectangular screen with prominent bezels.

On the back, there is a 3D curved glass chassis with a dual-tone gradient finish.

The Galaxy A9 features a 6.3-inch full-HD+ (1080x2220 pixels) Super AMOLED display with an 18.5:9 aspect ratio.

Camera

For the shutterbugs and selfie lovers

Galaxy A9 flaunts the world's first quad rear-camera setup on a smartphone.

In terms of optics, there is a 24MP (f/1.7) primary camera, a 10MP (f/2.4) telephoto camera with 2x optical zoom, an 8MP (f/2.4) ultra-wide camera with a 120-degree field-of-view and lastly, a 5MP (f/2.2) depth camera for Bokeh effect.

Up front, the phone gets a 24MP selfie snapper with an f/2.0 aperture.

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Here's a look at Galaxy A9's camera features

•The Galaxy A9 can recognize 19 different scenes and adjust color settings depending on the scene. The camera can also detect facial blur, closed eyes and notifies to re-click those shots. Further, the front camera comes with selfie focus, pro-lighting, and AR Emoji feature.

Internals

Under the hood

Under the hood

The Galaxy A9 is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 processor, paired with 6GB/8GB of RAM and 128GB of inbuilt storage (expandable up to 512GB).

Under the hood, the phone packs 3,800mAh battery with fast charging support and runs Android Oreo out-of-the-box.

Further, the Galaxy A9 comes with in-house digital assistant Bixby, NFC-based Samsung Pay, Samsung Health and App Pair multi-tasking feature.

Nitty-gritty

Connectivity options and sensors onboard the Galaxy A9

In terms of connectivity options, the phone supports dual-SIM (Nano) cards, 4G VoLTE, dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11a/c (2.4GHz and 5GHz), Bluetooth v5.0, GPS, USB Type-C, NFC, and a 3.5mm headphone jack.

Sensors onboard Galaxy A9 comprise an Accelerometer, Gyro Sensor, Geomagnetic Sensor, Hall Sensor, Proximity Sensor, and RGB Light Sensor.

Further, the phone comes with Face Unlock as well as a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor.

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What is the price of Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) in India?

Asked 2019-02-07 12:41:23 by Harini Lobo

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Samsung has revised the prices of Galaxy A9 (2018) and it now costs Rs. 30,990 in India.

What are the camera specifications of Galaxy A9 (2018)?

Asked 2019-02-07 12:41:23 by Amit Mehta

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The Galaxy A9 features the world's first quad rear-camera setup comprising a 24MP (f/1.7) primary camera, a 10MP (f/2.4) telephoto camera with 2x optical zoom, an 8MP (f/2.4) ultra-wide camera with 120-degree field-of-view and a 5MP (f/2.2) depth camera. Up front, the phone offers a 24MP (f/2.0) camera.

Where can I buy Galaxy A9 (2018) in India?

Asked 2019-02-07 12:41:23 by Surabhi Bose

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Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) is available in India via Amazon, Flipkart, Paytm Mall, Samsung Shop and other major offline stores.

What are the specifications of Galaxy A9 (2018)?

Asked 2019-02-07 12:41:23 by Ajay Chopra

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The Galaxy A9 (2018) features a 6.3-inch full-HD+ AMOLED display with 18.5:9 aspect ratio. It is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 processor, paired with 6GB/8GB RAM and 128GB of inbuilt storage (expandable upto 512GB). Further, the phone offers a 3,800mAh battery and runs Android Oreo.

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