Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018)

Specifications
Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018)
MORE PICTURES
  • 6.3" 1080x2220 pixels
  • 24MP 2160p
  • 6/8GB RAM Snapdragon 660
  • 3800mAh Li-Ion
Released 2018, November 183g, 7.8mm thickness Android 8.0, up to Android 9.0 64GB/128GB storage, microSDXC
read our review 4.6%
5,530,820 hits
312
Become a fan

Also known as Samsung Galaxy A9 Star Pro, Samsung Galaxy A9s
Versions: SM-A920F/DS (Global); SM-A9200 (China)

Network
Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
  HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G bands LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 20(800), 26(850), 28(700), 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2500), 66(1700/2100)
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (3CA) Cat9 450/50 Mbps
Launch
Announced 2018, October
Status Available. Released 2018, November
Body
Dimensions 162.5 x 77 x 7.8 mm (6.40 x 3.03 x 0.31 in)
Weight 183 g (6.46 oz)
Build Glass front (Gorilla Glass 5), glass back (Gorilla Glass 5), aluminum frame
SIM Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
 Samsung Pay
Display
Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 6.3 inches, 100.2 cm2 (~80.1% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2220 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio (~393 ppi density)
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Platform
OS Android 8.0 (Oreo), upgradable to Android 9.0 (Pie)
Chipset Qualcomm SDM660 Snapdragon 660 (14 nm)
CPU Octa-core (4x2.2 GHz Kryo 260 Gold & 4x1.8 GHz Kryo 260 Silver)
GPU Adreno 512
Memory
Card slot microSDXC (dedicated slot)
Internal 64GB 6GB RAM, 64GB 8GB RAM, 128GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 8GB RAM
Main Camera
Quad 24 MP, f/1.7, 27mm (wide), 1/2.8", 0.9Ám, PDAF
10 MP f/2.4, 52mm (telephoto), 1/3.9", 1.0Ám, AF, 2x optical zoom
8 MP, f/2.4, 12mm (ultrawide), 1/4.0", 1.12Ám
5 MP, f/2.2, 1/5.0", 1.12Ám, depth sensor
Features LED flash, panorama, HDR
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps
Selfie Camera
Single 24 MP, f/2.0, 27mm (wide), 1/2.8", 0.9Ám
Features HDR
Video 1080p@30fps
Sound
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
  Dolby Atmos
Comms
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
NFC Yes
Radio FM radio
USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
Features
Sensors Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
 ANT+
Battery
  Non-removable Li-Ion 3800 mAh battery
Charging Fast battery charging 18W
Misc
Colors Caviar Black, Lemonade Blue, Bubblegum Pink
Models SM-A920F, SM-A9200
SAR 0.27 W/kg (head)     0.84 W/kg (body)    
SAR EU 0.35 W/kg (head)     1.59 W/kg (body)    
Price $ 385.99 / £ 294.00 / € 365.00 / ₹ 24,565
Tests
Performance Basemark OS II: 2768 / Basemark OS II 2.0: 2353
Basemark X: 20322
Display Contrast ratio: Infinite (nominal), 4.220 (sunlight)
Camera Photo / Video
Loudspeaker Voice 69dB / Noise 72dB / Ring 77dB
Audio quality Noise -90.6dB / Crosstalk -93.8dB
Battery life Endurance rating 88h
Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) 128GB 6GB RAM 128GB 8GB RAM

Similarly priced

User opinions and reviews

  • Darkman

Hello, I like this phone a lot, but a camera that bad is a NO GO for me... Didn't things get better with the latest updates ? Or did anyone manage to find an alternative app for taking photos, which works better ? Google Camera or or some di...

Yep. I'm using mine for close to a year now, and I had no problems so far. I only had one to be honest, but update fixed it, and it was camera shutter lag. And so far so good, performance is still great, and what I like is really big storage. It's ju...

  • Anonymous

I only can agree this is a fine phone. I got mine now for 6 months and no problems whatsoever It does everything what I expect from a samsung phone. For this kind of money it's very close to the S series

In the news

Related

More from Samsung