Samsung Galaxy A9 with four rear cameras launched in India: Price, specifications, features
Samsung on Tuesday launched the 2018 iteration of the Galaxy A9 smartphone in India. Samsung Galaxy A9 stands out for its quad-camera setup at the rear. Samsung had first launched the Galaxy A9 at an event in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Samsung Galaxy A9 is priced at ₹36,999 for the base model and ₹39,999 for the 8GB variant. It will be available for pre-booking starting today via Amazon India, Flipkart, Airtel's online store and Samsung's e-store. It will start shipping from November 28.
Galaxy A9 along with the Galaxy A7 is Samsung's new innovations with smartphone photography. The Galaxy A7 features a triple-camera setup at the rear. Galaxy A7 was launched in India in September at a starting price of ₹23,990.
Speaking about the Galaxy A9's highlight, it has four cameras stacked vertically at the top-corner of the rear panel. The first sensor is an ultra wide sensor with 120-degree field of view, f/2.4 aperture, and 8-megapixel resolution. The second sensor is a telephoto lens with 2X optical zoom, f/2.4 aperture and 10-megapixel resolution.
The third sensor is the main camera with 24-megapixel resolution and f/1.7 aperture. And the fourth one is the depth camera with 5-megapixel resolution and f/2.2 aperture. With a quad-camera setup, Galaxy A9 aims to deliver photos with more real estate, clarity, sharpness and depth. For selfies, the smartphone houses a 24-megapixel camera.
Under the hood of the smartphone runs Qualcomm's Snapdragon 660 processor. It features a 6.28-inch full HD+ Super AMOLED display. On the software front, it runs Android Oreo, and the phone is fuelled by a 3,800mAh battery powers the phone. Galaxy A9 offers Face Unlock and a rear fingerprint sensor for security.