WATCH: 4 cameras on the Galaxy A9… what do they do?

By Gabriella Steyn Time of article published Oct 11, 2018

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CAPE TOWN – Samsung today launched a new mid-range device that it will be calling the Galaxy A9.

The biggest feature that makes this device special is that it has four cameras on the back of the device.

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.

The screen of the device has a 6.3-inch Full HD+ panel, with a resolution of 2220 x 1080 and has a side-mounted fingerprint scanner.

The Cameras

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

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. 

It also features a128GB of internal memory, a microSD card slot that supports up to 512GB of external memory and it also has a 3.5mm headphone jack.

Samsung has also included a number of flagship features in its Galaxy A9 device, such as its Infinity Display, Bixby assistant and support for Samsung Pay.

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

The Samsung Galaxy A9 will be released in selected markets from November 2018 and no pricing information has been made available for it yet.


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)



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