Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018)

Last Updated: 21st April 2019
  • Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) price in India
  • Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) price in India
  • Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) price in India
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Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) review summary

The Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) is the world's first quad-camera smartphone, and also represents a striking new aesthetic for Samsung. However, the rest of its specifications are weaker than other phones it's priced up against. If you're buying it just for the cameras, you should know that the zoom and wide-angle cameras don't deliver very good results, especially in low light. The primary camera works quite well though. Battery life is good, and the 6.3-inch display is this phone's biggest highlight. The SoC is weak, and you don't get flagship-class features. Buy this phone if you like new features that you can show off and play with, but avoid it if you want an all-rounder.

Read detailed Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) review
  • Design
  • Display
  • Software
  • Performance
  • Battery Life
  • Camera
  • Value for Money
  • Good
  • Looks good
  • Bright, vibrant screen
  • Good battery life
  • Bad
  • Underpowered for its price
  • Zoom and wide-angle cameras not useful in low light
  • Spammy notifications
Display6.30-inch
ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 660
Front Camera24-megapixel
Resolution1080x2220 pixels
RAM6GB
OSAndroid 8.0 Oreo
Storage128GB
Rear Camera24-megapixel + 10-megapixel + 8-megapixel + 5-megapixel
Battery Capacity3800mAh

Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) Price in India (21st April 2019)

Galaxy A9 (2018) (Lemonade Blue, 6GB RAM, 128GB)Rs. 27,490
Galaxy A9 (2018) (Caviar Black, 6GB RAM, 128GB)Rs. 27,500
Galaxy A9 (2018) (Bubblegum Pink, 6GB RAM, 128GB)Rs. 28,499
Galaxy A9 (2018) (Bubble Gum Pink, 6GB RAM, 128GB)Rs. 28,990
Galaxy A9 (2018) (Caviar Black, 8GB RAM, 128GB)Rs. 30,448
Galaxy A9 (2018) (Lemonade Blue, 8GB RAM, 128GB)Rs. 30,980
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Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) specifications (full)

Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) battery and general information

Release dateOctober 2018
Form factorTouchscreen
Dimensions (mm)162.50 x 77.00 x 7.80
Weight (g)183.00
Battery capacity (mAh)3800

Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) display

Screen size (inches)6.30
TouchscreenYes
Resolution1080x2220 pixels

Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) hardware

Processorocta-core (4x2.2GHz + 4x1.8GHz)
Processor makeQualcomm Snapdragon 660
RAM6GB
Internal storage128GB
Expandable storageYes
Expandable storage typemicroSD
Expandable storage up to (GB)512

Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) camera

Rear camera24-megapixel (f/1.7) + 10-megapixel (f/2.4) + 8-megapixel (f/2.4) + 5-megapixel (f/2.0)
Rear autofocusYes
Front camera24-megapixel (f/2.0)

Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) software

Operating systemAndroid 8.0 Oreo
SkinSamsung Experience UX

Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) connectivity

Wi-FiYes
Wi-Fi standards supported802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
GPSYes
BluetoothYes, v 5.00
NFCYes
USB Type-CYes
Headphones3.5mm
FMNo
Number of SIMs2
SIM 1
SIM TypeNano-SIM
GSM/CDMAGSM
3GYes
4G/ LTEYes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40)Yes
SIM 2
SIM TypeNano-SIM
3GYes
4G/ LTEYes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40)Yes

Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) sensors

Face unlockYes
Fingerprint sensorYes
Compass/ MagnetometerYes
Proximity sensorYes
AccelerometerYes
Ambient light sensorYes
GyroscopeYes
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Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) reviews and ratings by users

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The 2018 A9
By Selim Abdelbassit | 2 Jan 2019 | 2 Jan 2019
The A9 is the best phone so far for it's price because it gives the widest camera in the market and it's perfect. i'm a 10 year old that has training everyday and I take it every where. It is the PERFECT smartphone for it's price.
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Shantnu raj yadav
By SHANTNU MISHA | 4 Feb 2019 | 4 Feb 2019
Very good phone
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If the face lock is spped
By harjeeth janeesh | 10 Jan 2019 | 10 Jan 2019
Face lock test
5 Out of 5
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My A9 2018
By MM M6033 | 26 Dec 2018 | 26 Dec 2018
The first impression is excellent.After 8 days of use i have the following remarks:-The front camera has no flash!!.The main camera lacks stability. Low back flash. the Samsung J7 2016-2017 model have better flash.Everything else is perfect!!
5 Out of 5
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Samsung Galaxy A9 Smart Phone
By TellMePrice com India | 9 Dec 2018 | 9 Dec 2018
One of the best Samsung Mobile Phone. With fully loaded feature looks great. TellMePrice.com
5 Out of 5
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Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) summary

Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) smartphone was launched in October 2018. The phone comes with a 6.30-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1080x2220 pixels.

Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 processor that features 4 cores clocked at 2.2GHz and 4 cores clocked at 1.8GHz. It comes with 6GB of RAM.

The Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) runs Android 8.0 Oreo and is powered by a 3,800mAh battery.

As far as the cameras are concerned, the Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) on the rear packs a 24-megapixel primary camera with an f/1.7 aperture; a second 10-megapixel camera with an f/2.4 aperture; a third 8-megapixel camera with an f/2.4 aperture and a fourth 5-megapixel camera with an f/2.0 aperture. The rear camera setup has autofocus. It sports a 24-megapixel camera on the front for selfies, with an f/2.0 aperture.

The Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) runs Samsung Experience UX based on Android 8.0 Oreo and packs 128GB of inbuilt storage that can be expanded via microSD card (up to 512GB). The Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) is a dual-SIM (GSM) smartphone that accepts Nano-SIM and Nano-SIM cards.

Connectivity options on the Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, GPS, Bluetooth v5.00, NFC, USB Type-C, 3G, and 4G (with support for Band 40 used by some LTE networks in India). Sensors on the phone include accelerometer, ambient light sensor, compass/ magnetometer, gyroscope, proximity sensor, and fingerprint sensor. The Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) supports face unlock.

The Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) measures 162.50 x 77.00 x 7.80mm (height x width x thickness) and weighs 183.00 grams.

As of 21st April 2019, Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) price in India starts at Rs. 27,490.

 
 

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