Samsung Galaxy A9 with Snapdragon 620, 6-inch display surfaces ahead of launch

Samsung Galaxy A9 is being teased on Weibo now after the company launched the 2016 edition of Galaxy A7, Galaxy A5 and Galaxy A3. Lets check out the specifications of the upcoming phablet in the Galaxy series.


Samsung Galaxy A9 2016 Specifications

The Samsung Galaxy A9 2016 features a 6-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD Super AMOLED display with 2.5D curved glass. It is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 620 (Quad 1.8 GHz ARM Cortex A72 + Quad 1.2 GHz A53) processor along with Adreno 510 GPU. It has 3 GB of RAM and comes with 32 GB of internal memory which can also be expanded up to 128 GB via microSD card. The phablet runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop out of the box with Samsung’s TouchWiz UI on top of it.

The Galaxy A9 comes with a 13 megapixel rear primary camera with LED flash, f/1.9 aperture and Optical Image stabilization (OIS). On the front, it has a 8 megapixel front-facing camera with f/1.9 aperture for better selfies and video calling. It comes with the same metal and glass design that is premium like the other Galaxy flagship devices. It has a fingerprint sensor embedded in the home button that supports Samsung Pay as well.


The Samsung Galaxy A9 2016 includes 4G LTE, 3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (Dual Band), Bluetooth 4.1, ANT+, GPS, and NFC (UICC, eSE) as connectivity options. The phablet packs in a 4,000 mAh battery under the hood with fast charging capabilities.

The Samsung Galaxy A9 2016 will be available in White, Gold and Pink color variants and is expected to go on sale in China by the end of 2015.

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