Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018)

Specifications
Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018)
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  • 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
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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
 eMMC 5.1
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, (depth)
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
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 charging 18W
Misc
Colors Caviar Black, Lemonade Blue, Bubblegum Pink
Models SM-A920F, SM-A9200, SM-A920N
SAR 0.27 W/kg (head)     0.84 W/kg (body)    
SAR EU 0.35 W/kg (head)     1.59 W/kg (body)    
Price $ 356.98 / £ 262.00 / € 339.00
Tests
Performance AnTuTu: 140500 (v7)
GeekBench: 5763 (v4.4)
GFXBench: 8.3fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)
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

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User opinions and reviews

  • Jo

It will receive android 10. Confirmed by Samsung. Whether good sales or bad sales. People already bought and own the phone.

That's exactly what's on my mind. I'm using this phone for over a year now, and it's fine for what it is, but I feel like Samsung gave up on this one, since they failed with it at launch. It was a first quad camera phone, and they did not care about ...

  • Expired Chips

Shots are blurry, try focusing first then zoom.... TBH you can go macro with this method

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