Samsung’s new C-series of smartphones debuted in China earlier this year with the Galaxy C7 and Galaxy C7. The company is now working to expand the series with a new smartphone, rumored as the Galaxy C9. Believed to be successor to the Samsung Galaxy C7, the smartphone is expected to launch next month. Ahead of an official announcement, the smartphone has been spotted on several benchmarking websites along with the import-export website Zauba. Now, the Samsung Galaxy C9 has been spotted on the US’ FCC certification. Also Read - Galaxy S21 FE to support 25W charging but will Samsung put it in the box?Also Read - Samsung Galaxy M32 launch in India next week: Top specs, price around Rs 15,000, more
The Samsung smartphone listed on the FCC site also bears the model number SM-C9000, which is same as rumored previously. Going by the FCC documents, the Samsung Galaxy C9 will come with a massive a 4,000mAh battery. The FCC listing also confirms connectivity options like 4G LTE, 3G, Wi-Fi Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct and Bluetooth v4.2 LE.
From what we know so far about the Galaxy C9, the smartphone will come with a 6-inch full HD Super AMOLED display, though previous rumors have hinted at a 5.7-inch display. It will be powered by a Snapdragon 652 chipset. This chipset powers devices like the LeEco Le 2 and Samsung s recently launched Galaxy A9 Pro. Further, the Galaxy C9 comes with Adreno 510 GPU and a whopping 6GB of RAM. So far, smartphones like the OnePlus 3 and LeEco Le Max 2 come with that much of RAM. The rumored Samsung smartphone is expected to run Android 6.1 Marshmallow out-of-the-box as mentioned in the FCC certification.
The Samsung Galaxy C-series smartphones come with metal body and features like 2.5D curved glass and fingerprint scanner. The Galaxy C9 is expected to come with all these features well. The Galaxy C series is said to be placed between the Galaxy J-series and the Galaxy A-series, which are targeted at the budget and premium segments, respectively. So far, Samsung has kept its C-series exclusive to China and most probably the Galaxy C9 will not launch in the Indian and other markets anytime sooner.
Back in July this year, the company had launched the Samsung Galaxy C5 and Galaxy C7 in China. Both smartphones feature full metal bodies with 2.5D curved glass design. The Galaxy C5 flaunts a 5.2-inch full HD (1920 1080 pixels) Super AMOLED display. Under the hood, the smartphone runs Snapdragon 617 octa-core processor paired with 4GB of RAM. It comes in 32GB and 64GB internal storage variants, and there is also an option to expand the storage up to 128GB using a microSD card. On the camera front, the smartphone sports a 16-megapixel rear camera, and an 8-megapixel front-facing camera. It also features a 2,600mAh battery with Qualcomm s Quick Charge 3.0 support, and connectivity options like dual-SIM (hybrid), 4G LTE support, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v4.2, GPS and NFC. ALSO READ: Samsung Galaxy C5, Galaxy C7 with metal body and 4GB RAM launched: Price, specifications and features
On the other hand the Galaxy C7 comes with a slightly bigger with a 5.7-inch full HD (1080p) Super AMOLED display. It is powered by Qualcomm s Snapdragon 625 octa-core chipset paired with 4GB of RAM. It also comes with a bigger 3,000mAh battery with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 support. On the camera front, the smartphone sports a 16-megapixel rear camera, and an 8-megapixel front-facing camera. On the connectivity front, the smartphone comes with features like dual-SIM (hybrid), 4G LTE support, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v4.2, GPS and NFC.