There has been rumours surrounded for a while about the Samsung’s upcoming smartphone called as Samsung Galaxy A9. Samsung has officially announced the upper-midrange Samsung Galaxy A9 with 6″ FHD Display Officially announced in China and is currently listed on the Samsung’s official Chinese website. The device has all-metal body and also houses a fingerprint sensor integrated into the physical home button. The Samsung Galaxy A9 has impressive specifications and is direct successor of the mid-ranged Galaxy A8 that launched earlier this year.
Regarding to its specifications, the Galaxy A9 have a large 6-inch (1080×1920 pixels) full-HD Super AMOLED display with 2.5D arc glass and Corning Gorilla Glass protection on top of it. The device comes powered by all new Snapdragon 652 octa-core processor clocked at 1.8GHz coupled with Adreno 510 GPU and 3GB of RAM. The Snapdragon chipset used in Galaxy A9 was earlier known as Snapdragon 620 and was recently renamed as Snapdragon 652 SoC. The smartphone have a 13MP rear camera with OIS, f/1.9 aperture dual-tone LED flash and an 8MP front camera. The device comes with 32GB of built-in internal storage with microSD card slot for expansion upto 128GB. The dual sim capable smartphone includes connectivity options like 4G-LTE, Bluetooth 4.1, Wi-Fi, NFC, GPS/A-GPS and a microUSB port.
The handset comes backed by a 4000mAh battery that the company claims can easily last for an entire day on mixed usage and also supports Quick Charge 2.0 technology for faster charging of the battery. Even with these specifications, the device is very sleek measuring just 7.4 mm thickness and weighs around 200 grams.
The Galaxy A9 runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop based TouchWiz UI out of the box and will come in Black with Gold Frame, Rose Gold, and White color variants.