The four lenses found on the Galaxy A9’s camera system feature: 24MP PDAF, 8MP ultrawide, 10MP telephoto and 5MP depth sensors. Photo: Samsung.

CAPE TOWN – Recently, Samsung launched a new mid-range device called the Galaxy A9 that features four cameras on the back of the device.

Aside from this four-camera array, the phone is equipped with a Snapdragon 660 processor, 6GB of RAM and powered by a 3,800mAh battery. 

According to Samsung, the plan for this device is all part of its strategy to introduce features on its mid-range devices first in order to appeal to developing markets.

Samsung South Africa said that the Galaxy A9 would be available locally in December 2018 for a recommended retail price of R11,999.

The device will be available in these colours: Caviar Black, Lemonade Blue and Bubblegum Pink.


Galaxy A9 2018
OS Android 8.0
Display 6.3-inch (1,080 x 2,220) AMOLED
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 660
Storage 128GB + MicroSD up to 512GB
Rear camera 24MP + 10MP + 8MP + 5MP
Front camera 24MP
Connectivity Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5.0, USB Type-C
Cellular LTE Cat. 6
Battery 3,800mAh
Dimensions 162.5 x 77 x 7.8 mm (183g)