The first ever smartphone to come with four cameras on its back panel, Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) has been launched in India today. The smartphone was launched globally last month at an event in Kuala Lampur. The South Korean technology had promised at the launch that Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) will reach other markets in November. As the name suggests, the smartphone is the successor of Samsung Galaxy A9 that was launched by the technology company in 2015. Here’s a look at the complete specifications and pricing details of the smartphone:
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Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) price in India
Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) smartphone comes in 6GB and 8GB RAM variants, both of which are clubbed with 128GB of onboard storage. The 6GB RAM/128GB storage version of Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) bears a price tag of Rs 36,990 and the 8GB RAM/128GB storage model costs Rs 39,990. The pre-bookings of the device have begun already and it will go on sale via online and offline channels starting November 28.
As a part of launch offers, customers will be able to get a cashback of Rs 3,000 if they pay for their purchase via HDFC Bank credit or debit cards. If you buy the Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) smartphone from Airtel Online Store, you can get the 6GB RAM variant for a down payment of Rs 3,690 and EMI of Rs 2,349. Speaking of the 8GB RAM variant, it is available at a down payment of Rs 4,890 and EMI of Rs 2,449. The customers will get built-in Airtel postpaid plans with the EMIs. These plans would include free data, unlimited voice calling, national roaming and free subscription to Airtel TV.
Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) specifications
Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) comes with dual SIM functionality and is based on Android 8.0 Oreo. The smartphone sports a 6.3-inch full-HD+ Super AMOLED Infinity display that has an aspect ratio of 18.5:9. Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) mobile is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 processor paired with either 6GB or 8GB of RAM. Both the RAM models come with 128GB of onboard storage and can hold a microSD card of up to 512GB.
Galaxy A9 (2018) houses a 3,800mAh battery that supports fast charging and the smartphone comes with Samsung’s digital assistant Bixy, Samsung Pay and Face Unlock.
Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) is the world’s first smartphone to come with four rear cameras. Its quadruple camera setup comprises of a 24MP sensor that comes with an f/1.7 aperture, a 10MP telephoto sensor that features 2x optical zoom and has an f/2.4 aperture, an 8MP ultra-wide sensor that comes with a 120-degree lens and an f/2.4 aperture and a 5MP depth sensor that features an f/2.2 aperture.
For selfies and video calls, there is a 24MP front facing snapper that comes with an f/2.0 aperture. On the connectivity front, the smartphone support 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v5, NFC, a 3.5mm jack, and a USB Type-C port.