Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) unveiled as the world’s first quad camera smartphone


Samsung has made the Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) official today along with quad rear camera setup. Well, now this is the first smartphone in the world with four-cameras at back. And, with this, it joins the Galaxy A7(2018) with triple cameras on the back. The smartphone has a big infinity display,18.5:9 aspect ratio and a whopping 6GB of RAM. The company is also touting a 3D Glass curved back. And, this makes the rear look as premium as the flagship series from Samsung.

Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) Pricing

The Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) price has been set at EUR 599 (roughly Rs. 51,300) and GBP 549 (roughly Rs. 53,700). At this price, you can grab this smartphone with 6GB of RAM and 128 GB internal storage. The storage is on this smartphone is expandable via a Micro-SD card slot. You can put up to 512GB of Micro-SD card inside the smartphone. For now, we don’t know about the Indian price and availability for this handset. And, the smartphone will be available in Bubblegum Pink, Caviar Black, and Lemonade Blue color variants.

Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) Specifications

The Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) is a dual sim smartphone. The smartphone has a 6.3-inch full-HD+ AMOLED(1080×2220 pixels) Infinity Display. The smartphone shares the same 18:9 aspect ratio as the A7 2018. The display has a Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection on top.

The Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) comes with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SoC clocked up to 2.2GHz. The smartphone comes with a whopping 6/8GB of RAM. And, this comes along with 128GB of internal storage, and the storage is expandable via a microSD card slot (up to 512GB). The Galaxy A9 (2018) packs a whopping 3,800 mAh battery. And, it has support for fast charging via the USB-C connector on the bottom of the device. Further, the Samsung Quick charge support comes along without a fast Wireless Charging support.

Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) Camera

Further, the main camera on the Galaxy A9 will feature a 24MP camera with f/1.7 aperture. This camera sensor will allow the low-light shots by letting a plentiful of light inside the imaging sensor. Well, this seems to be the exact same camera from the Galaxy A7. Further, there is an ultra-wide camera with 120° field-of-view to capture more room in your shots. This is an 8MP sensor with f/2.4 aperture. A third sensor available is a 5MP depth sensor for bokeh effects.

Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) unveiled as the world's first quad camera smartphone

Lastly, there exist a new 10MP telephoto cameras with f/2.4 aperture. Now, this offers a 2x optical zoom. Now, we’ve never seen Samsung using a 10MP telephoto lens in smartphones. So, this may be a new sensor from the Samsung. On the front, the Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) sports a 24-megapixel front camera with a f/2.0 aperture. And, it features Face Unlock technology, apart from Bixby assistant and Samsung Pay.

Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) CONNECTIVITY

For connectivity, the Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) include 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth 5.0, Wi-Fi ac, a 3.5mm headphone jack, and GPS/ A- GPS integration to it. The Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) supports a USB Type-C port and has generation 2 capabilities to it. Sensors on board include an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, gyroscope, and proximity sensor.