Samsung India on Friday launched the Galaxy A9 Pro in India. Priced at Rs. 32,490, the smartphone will be made available in India from September 26 in Black, Gold, and White colour variants. The highlight of the smartphone is its large 6-inch display and its 5000mAh battery.
To recall, the Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro was launched in China back in March. The smartphone bears some upgrades compared to the Samsung Galaxy A9, thus the 'Pro' moniker, sporting 4GB of RAM, a 5000mAh, and a 16-megapixel camera instead of 3GB of RAM, a 4000mAh battery, and a 13-megapixel camera.
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The dual-SIM (Nano-SIM) Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow, sports a 6-inch full-HD (1080x1920 pixels) Super-Amoled display, and is powered by a 1.8GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 processor. In terms of optics, the smartphone bears a 16-megapixel rear camera with LED flash, an f/1.9 aperture, and optical image stabilisation (OIS), apart from an 8-megapixel front camera that also bears an f/1.9 aperture.
The smartphone comes with 32GB of inbuilt storage that can be expanded via microSD card (up to 256GB) with a separate slot. The Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro supports 4G, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth v4.2, USB 2.0, and NFC in terms of connectivity options. Sensors on the phone include proximity sensor, ambient light sensor, accelerometer, magnetometer, and gyroscope. The company is also touting fast charging capabilities. It bears a fingerprint sensor on the home button.
Commenting on the launch, Manu Sharma, Vice President, Mobiles Business, Samsung India Electronics said, "The millennial generation is increasingly consuming content on their smartphones & the 6-inc Super Amoled display on Galaxy A9 Pro enhances that experience. With capabilities like multitasking with higher memory and advanced processor, one of the largest batteries in the industry for long lasting use and an enhanced camera with Optical Image Stabilizer along-with low light photography capability, the Galaxy A9 Pro provides a Flagship experience. We are excited to expand our Galaxy A series with the new Galaxy A9 Pro which offers a differentiated experience to our consumers for their active lifestyle."