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Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) Specs, review, opinions, comparisons

Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) Specs, review, opinions, comparisons
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Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) Top Specs

  • Release Date: 2018, October
  • Dimensions: 162.5 x 77 x 7.8 mm
  • Weight: 183 g
  • Screen: 6.3", Super AMOLED
  • Main Camera: Quad, 24 MP
  • Selfi Camera: Single, 24 MP
  • Memory: 64/128 GB, 6/8 GB RAM
  • CPU:
  • Battery: 3800 mAh
  • Sensors: Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass

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Technical specifications

General specs
Brand and model Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018)
Release date 2018, October
Dimensions (HxWxD) 162.5 x 77 x 7.8 mm | 6.4 x 3.03 x 0.31 in
Weight 183 g | 6.46 oz
Colors Caviar Black, Lemonade Blue, Bubblegum Pink
Battery 3800 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Ion
Approximate price600 EUR
Screen
Technology Super AMOLED
Touchscreen capacitive touchscreen
Display colors 16M
Screen size 6.3" inc
Screen area 100.2 cm2
Screen format 18.5:9 (height:width)
Screen to body ratio80.1%
Screen resolution 1080 x 2220 px
PPI /points per inch/ 393 PPI
Camera and Video
Rear camera, main 24 MP, Quad
Camera specs
-24 MP, f/1.7, 27mm (wide), 1/2.8'', 0.9µm, PDAF
-8 MP, f/2.4, 12mm (ultrawide), 1/4.0'', 1.12µm
-10 MP f/2.4, 52mm, (telephoto), 1/3.9'', 1.0µm, 2x optical zoom
-5 MP, f/2.2, 24mm (wide), 1/5.0'', 1.12µm, depth sensor
Functions LED flash, panorama, HDR
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps
DxOMark Main Score88
DxOMark Photo93
DxOMark Video77
Front camera, selfie 24 MP, Single
Specifications 24 MP, f/2.0, 27mm (wide), 1/2.8'', 0.9µm
Functions HDR
Video 1080p@30fps
Performance
Operating system OS Android 8.0 (Oreo), planned upgrade to Android 9.0 (Pie)
Chipset - Qualcomm SDM660 Snapdragon 660 (14 nm)
Processor CPU
- Octa-core (4x2.2 GHz Kryo 260 & 4x1.8 GHz Kryo 260)
Graphics processor GPU - Adreno 512
External memory microSD, up to 512 GB (dedicated slot)
Internal memory 64/128 GB, 6/8 GB RAM
Antutu 7 score142728
GeekBench 5 Single Core300
GeekBench 5 Multi-Core1336
Communication and Connectivity
SIM card Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Network GSM / HSPA / LTE
Show all network frequencies:
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (3CA) Cat9 450/50 Mbps
GPRS Yes
Edge Yes
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
NFC Yes
USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
Harmful irradiation
SAR - 0.27 W/kg (head)     0.84 W/kg (body)    
SAR EU - 0.35 W/kg (head)     1.59 W/kg (body)    
Music and Audio
Radio FM radio
Headphone jack Yes
Others
- Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
-Dolby Atmos
Other features
- Sensors - Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
- ANT+
-Fast battery charging
- Samsung Pay
- Also known as Samsung Galaxy A9 Star Pro, Samsung Galaxy A9s Versions: SM-A920F/DS (Global); SM-A9200 (China)

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Frequently Asked Questions

The base approximate price of the Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) was around 600 EUR after it was officially announced. At this point, the price may be lower.
The official release date is 2018, October.
The weight of the Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) is 183 g.
The screen size of the Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) is 6.3" inches.
The size of the Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) is 162.5 x 77 x 7.8 mm (HxWxD).
No, it does not support wireless charging.
Yes, it supports the services of Google Play store, gmail, youtube, etc.
There is Quad main camera and Single selfi camera.
To turn on the phone, press and hold the power key until the logo appears on the screen, then release the key. If the phone does not turn on after a few seconds, connect the charger and try again in a minute.
To turn off the phone, press and hold the power button until the power icon appears, then tap the power icon.
To restart the phone, press and hold the volume down key and the power key at the same time until the logo appears on the screen, then release them. This may take up to 30 seconds.
To take a screenshot, press and release the volume down button and the power button at the same time. A thumbnail of the screenshot will appear immediately after that.