Samsung has launched its new device in the Galaxy A series, the Galaxy A9 in China. The company will soon reveal the pricing and availability of the device.
It is dual SIM standby supporting smartphone that runs on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop OS. It features a metal frame and glass body design.
It sports a 6-inch full-HD (1080×1920 pixels) resolution Super Amoled display with 2.5D curved glass and pixel density of around 367 ppi. Samsung also boasts about the minimal 2.4-mm display bezel on the handset.
The smartphone is powered by a 64-bit octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 SoC, formerly known as Qualcomm Snapdragon 620 clocked at 1.8GHz, clubbed with Adreno 510 and 3GB of RAM.
The Galaxy A9 is equipped with a 13MP rear camera with autofocus and LED flash f/1.9 aperture, and optical image stabilisation (OIS). The device also bears an 8MP front facing camera.
The device has 32GB of inbuilt storage, which can be expanded up to 128GB using a microSD card.
On the connectivity front, the device offers Bluetooth v4.1, GPS, Beidou, NFC, Wi-Fi, and USB 2.0. It is juiced by a huge 4000mAh battery. It will ship in White, Gold, and Pink colour options.
Earlier this month, Samsung launched the second generations of its Galaxy A3, Galaxy A5 and Galaxy A7 smartphones.
The Samsung Galaxy A7 (2016) features a 5.5-inch full-HD Super AMOLED display with 1080×1920 pixel resolution and is powered by an octa-core SoC clocked at 1.6GHz, clubbed with 3GB of RAM. It packs a 13MP rear camera with LED flash and optical image stabilisation (OIS) and a 5MP front-facing camera.
The Galaxy A5 has similar specifications as the Galaxy A7, apart from the smaller 5.2-inch full-HD Super AMOLED display, 2GB of RAM, and 2900mAh battery with fast charging. It measures 144.8×71.0×7.3mm and weighs 155 grams.
The Galaxy A3 on the other hand comes with a 4.7-inch HD (720×1280 pixels) resolution Super AMOLED display, quad-core 1.5GHz processor, 1.5GB of RAM, and a 2300mAh battery.