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 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 26, 28, 38, 40, 41, 66
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)
Display
Type Super AMOLED
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", 0.9µm, PDAF
10 MP f/2.4, 52mm (telephoto), 1/3.9", 1.0µm, AF, 2x optical zoom
8 MP, f/2.4, 12mm (ultrawide), 1/4.0", 1.12µm
5 MP, f/2.2, (depth)
Features LED flash, panorama, HDR
Video 4K@30fps, 1080p@30fps
Selfie Camera
Single 24 MP, f/2.0, 27mm (wide), 1/2.8", 0.9µm
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 USB Type-C 2.0
Features
Sensors Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
 ANT+
Samsung Pay
Battery
Type Li-Ion 3800 mAh, non-removable
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 $ 278.00 / £ 409.99 / € 299.99
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

Don't forget that this was the first ever quad camera smartphone, and Samsung was supposed to atleast put some effort in this one considering the fact that quad cameras did not exist on a phone before A9 2018 was announced. They even had a seper...

  • Anonymous

what do you expect? the S8 is a flagship phone. it was the last generation flagship device when the A9 was released

Well yeah, but it's a shame that Samsung didn't put more effort in this one. Camera's are just average, and they were always like that. For example, even an S8 with a single camera gives better results than this one. But yeah, A9 has m...

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