After launching the Galaxy A7 (2018) in India, Samsung unveiled the Galaxy A9 (2018) in Malaysia, and the highlight of the smartphone is it quad camera setup at the back. The company had confirmed that it will bring the smartphone to the Indian shores and now Samsung has sent official invites for the event. The launch will take place in Delhi on November 20, and the event will kick off at 12:00PM. Also Read - iPhone 11, iPhone XR up for grab with massive discount on Flipkart Big Saving Days saleAlso Read - Samsung Galaxy Z Fold3, Galaxy Z Flip3 launch on August 27? New report suggests
The new Samsung smartphone will be sold via Amazon India, and the “Notify Me” page for the same has already gone live. Meanwhile, Flipkart has also put up a teaser image and the smartphone will also be sold on the e-commerce platform. Talking about the pricing, a recent leak hinted that the Galaxy A9 (2018) could be priced around Rs 35,000. Also Read - Flipkart Big Saving Days sale begins: Pixel 4a, Realme X7, Samsung Galaxy F62, more on discount
As mentioned above, the highlight of the smartphone is its quad-camera setup at the back. The setup includes a 24-megapixel primary camera with f/1.7 aperture, an 8-megapixel ultra-wide sensor, a 10-megapixel telephoto lens offering 2x optical zoom, and a 5-megapixel depth sensor of f/2.2 aperture for bokeh effects.
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Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) specifications, features
Besides the quad-camera setup, the Galaxy A9 (2018) comes with a 6.3-inch AMOLED display with 2220 1080 pixels resolution, and 18.5:9 aspect ratio. Under the hood is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SoC with up to 8GB of RAM. With 128GB storage on board, it can also be expanded up to 512GB using a microSD card.
In terms of security, you get a fingerprint sensor that is embedded inside the power button, and support for Face Unlock is also present. Making sure everything ticks is a 3,800mAh battery.
Connectivity options include USB Type-C port, and 3.5mm audio jack. Talking about software, the smartphone runs Android 8.0 Oreo with Samsung Experience UI skin on top.