Samsung Announce Galaxy A9

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Samsung have just announced their latest smartphone, the Galaxy A9, which they are stating “it’s built for those who love to explore, capture the moment and share it as they see it”, so you mean bloggers, vloggers, Instagram lovers? As expected, Samsung are pushing the boundaries further than anyone else with the A9, and it will include a whopping four rear cameras, FOUR! Here is what we know so far…

“As a global leader in smartphone innovation, we understand the demand for meaningful innovation in a fast-paced world driven by visual communication,” said DJ Koh, President and CEO of IT & Mobile Communications Division at Samsung Electronics. “Building on our legacy in smartphone camera development we’re introducing next-generation technology across our entire Galaxy portfolio to give more consumers the opportunity to experience cutting-edge innovation. We’re excited to deliver on this promise and debut world leading smartphone camera technology with the Galaxy A9.”

The rear quad camera will include 2X optical zoom, ultra wide lens with Scene Optimiser, depth of field for those bokeh shots and a 24MP main lens, great for bright & low light conditions.

It will also include a 3,800mAh battery, which will hopefully last long enough for a days outing, plus a 128gb storage, with upto 512gb expandable memory.

It will be available in three colours, Caviar Black, Lemonade Blue & Bubblegum Pink and will include a 3D glass curved back.

The Galaxy A9 will be available in the UK from November and starts at a mere £549, £200 cheaper than the yet released iPhone XR.

For those that want to know the finer details, here is the spec sheet from Samsung for the A9! Enjoy!

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Samsung Galaxy A9 Product Specifications

Galaxy A9
Display 6.3” Full HD+ Super AMOLED, 1080×2220*Screen measured diagonally as a full rectangle without accounting for the rounded corners
Camera Rear: quad camera– Main Camera : 24MP AF, F1.7

– Telephoto : 2X optical zoom, 10MP AF, F2.4

– Ultra Wide : 120°, 8MP, F2.4

– Depth : 5MP, F2.2

Front: 24MP, F2.0

Body 162.5 x 77 x 7.8 mm, 183g
AP Octa Core (2.2GHz Quad + 1.8GHz Quad)
Memory1 6GB RAM, 128GB + MicroSD Slot (up to 512GB)
Battery 3,800mAh (typical)
OS Android 8.0 (Oreo)
Network 3CA, LTE Cat.9
Connectivity Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4/5GHz), VHT80 MIMO,  Bluetooth® v 5.0 (LE up to 2Mbps), ANT+, USB Type-C, NFC, Location (GPS,  Galileo*, Glonass, BeiDou*)*Galileo and BeiDou coverage may be limited.
Payment Samsung Pay (NFC)
Sensor Accelerometer, Fingerprint Sensor, Gyro Sensor, Geomagnetic Sensor, Hall Sensor, Proximity Sensor, RGB Light Sensor
Audio MP3, M4A, 3GA, AAC, OGG, OGA, WAV, WMA, AMR, AWB, FLAC, MID, MIDI, XMF, MXMF, IMY, RTTTL, RTX, OTA
Video MP4, M4V, 3GP, 3G2, WMV, ASF, AVI, FLV,MKV, WEBM

*All functionality, features, specifications and other product information provided in this document including, but not limited to, the benefits, design, pricing, components, performance, availability, and capabilities of the product are subject to change without notice.  Great, thanks Samsung!

 

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