New Samsung Galaxy A9 images leak out revealing a 6-inch screen and a 4000 mAh battery

New Samsung Galaxy A9 images leak out revealing a 6-inch screen and a 4000 mAh battery
Until now, we heard quite many things about the unannounced Samsung Galaxy A9, including the fact that the handset would sport a 5.5-inch display. It turns out that this isn't true, as the upcoming smartphone is actually larger, having a pretty big 6-inch 1080p Super AMOLED screen.

Thanks to several leaked images that seem to have originated from Samsung China, we know not just the fact that the Galaxy A9 sports a 6-inch display, but also that it's got a battery to match such a large screen: a 4000 mAh one. Moreover, the handset features a 13 MP rear camera, an 8 MP front-facing camera, fingerprint scanner, an octa-core Snapdragon 620 processor, 3 GB of RAM, and 32 GB of storage space.

The Galaxy A9 is obviously part of Samsung's Galaxy A 2016 series (which also includes the second generation Galaxy A3, Galaxy A5, and Galaxy A7), thus being built around a metal frame.

It's said that the Samsung Galaxy A9 will be released later this month, or in January 2016, first in China. The smartphone could cost around $450, apparently running Android Lollipop at launch (though we expect an update to Android 6.0 Marshmallow to be available shortly after that). Would you be interested in buying the Galaxy A9?

source: Weibo (in Chinese) via (in Chinese)

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Galaxy A9 (2016)
  • Display 6.0" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 13 MP / 8 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 652, Octa-core, 1800 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 4000 mAh



1. Micah007

Posts: 266; Member since: Oct 09, 2014


20. PhenomFaz

Posts: 1236; Member since: Sep 26, 2012

Just when I got tired of Samsung devices, they have done it again....I want tnat 6-inch display phone with no on-screen buttons...thank you very much....but I hope its around $400!

2. Blackjedi

Posts: 4; Member since: Dec 12, 2015

Very nice! I am interested.

19. Well-Manicured-Man

Posts: 703; Member since: Jun 16, 2015

I would be interested as well if Samsung gave better Software Support. I feel like that you really need to get the flagship from Samsung in order to enjoy the device for 3 to 4 years. Nexus Series FTW!

3. wando77

Posts: 1168; Member since: Aug 23, 2012

Nice phone if price is right

11. Arch_Fiend

Posts: 3951; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

Is $450 Right?

17. Manyci

Posts: 116; Member since: Aug 03, 2015

450? In Hungary the old A7 is still $450... So I don't know, how much will it cost in the US, but I am sure, that in Europe it will be over $500 at launch. Bad luck for us, I think :(

4. h4ck3d

Posts: 20; Member since: Apr 22, 2013

Samsung should keep only the A, S and Note series.

5. hwb01

Posts: 355; Member since: Apr 17, 2014

It makes since for them to also have E and J, for lower-mid range (like Moto G), and low-end (like Moto E)

6. UglyFrank

Posts: 2194; Member since: Jan 23, 2014

This kills all hope of the A8 having the 7420.

13. vincelongman

Posts: 5728; Member since: Feb 10, 2013

The 620's CPU probably performs better But the 7420's GPU probably performs better

21. Yousefjaber

Posts: 53; Member since: Nov 24, 2015

are you drunk ? how the heck the sd 620 cpu is better than ex7420 ex 7420's cpu is better than the sd 810's one then you want ti say that sd 620 is better than sd 810 what a joke !!

22. vincelongman

Posts: 5728; Member since: Feb 10, 2013

The 620's CPU is 4x A72 cores and 4x A53, albeit 28nm or 20nm (process is uncomfirmed) Vs 4x A57 cores and 4x A53 14nm on the 7420 Vs 4x A57 cores and 4x A53 20nm on the 810 Highly likely the 620 will be better than the 7420 in terms of CPU And basically certain the 620 will be better than the 810 in terms of CPU

7. DRS1977

Posts: 679; Member since: May 27, 2015

I hope Samsung is learning its lesson about bigger batteries now. This is a good start.

8. JocularJ

Posts: 222; Member since: Apr 27, 2011

Not quite flagship level but great to see a capable 6" phone. This gives hope for the s7+ and note6 having an equally massive screen so I'm crossing my fingers that Samsung follows through

9. iM2.0

Posts: 52; Member since: Dec 14, 2015

This phone is so ugly! Even my old iPhone 3GS looks better

12. Yousefjaber

Posts: 53; Member since: Nov 24, 2015

Kidding right

10. Mrmark

Posts: 400; Member since: Jan 26, 2013

Well too bad ... Too bad .... HTC One A9 ... Time to permanently reduce that price to $399 or else Samsung will get you

14. phonearenarocks

Posts: 607; Member since: Mar 26, 2015

Lovely, this beauty is for my Dad who will be upgrading from Galaxy Mega 6.3 which was quite awesome too. Hope to get around 50% for trade-in/re-sale.

15. phonehome

Posts: 812; Member since: Dec 19, 2014

I'd rather have a 6-inch penis.

16. hellbread

Posts: 309; Member since: Nov 21, 2014

That is not big. You would like 8 or more... :-)

18. xperiaZlover

Posts: 202; Member since: Nov 15, 2015

Well done samsung. A Sd620 at last.

23. Hexa-core

Posts: 2131; Member since: Aug 11, 2015

Can't wait!

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