Samsung recently launched the world’s first smartphone to feature four rear camera sensors — the Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) in Malaysia. Now, as expected, the company has officially launched the phone in the Indian market.
In India, the pricing of the Galaxy A9 (2018) starts at Rs. 36,990 for the 6GB RAM model while the 8GB RAM model costs Rs. 39,990. The phone comes in three color options — Bubblegum Pink, Caviar Black, and Lemonade Blue.
Both the models will go on sale in India from 28th November. The will be available through online channels such as Amazon, Flipkart, Paytm Mall, Airtel Store as well as through offline stores.
The highlight of the smartphone is the quad camera setup on the back. It includes a 24-megapixel primary camera of f/1.7 aperture, an 8-megapixel ultra-wide sensor, a 10-megapixel telephoto lens offering 2X optical zoom, and a 5-megapixel depth sensor of f/2.2 aperture.
On the front side, the device comes equipped with a 24-megapixel camera sensor for taking selfies and video calling. There’s also an Intelligent Scene Optimizer feature that relies on AI for enhancing shots in different scenes.
The Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) features a taller 6.3-inch AMOLED display with 2220 x 1080 pixels screen resolution and 18.5:9 aspect ratio. Under the hood, the device is powered by Qualcomm mid-range Snapdragon 660 processor. The phone comes in two variants — one featuring 6GB RAM while the other variant packs 8GB RAM.
Both models come with 128GB of internal storage and feature a microSD card slot that enables you to further expand the phone’s storage capacity up to 512GB. While the phone supports Face Unlock feature, it also comes with a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor for added security.
Coming to the software part, the handset runs on Android 8.1 Oreo operating system out-of-the-box with Samsung’s Experience UX and built-in support for Samsung Pay. The phone is powered by a 3,800mAh battery and comes with support for fast charging technology.