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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.