Samsung teases the Galaxy C9 as “the next big thing”

In between Galaxy Note 7 recalls, Samsung plans to launch yet another Android high-end smartphone, the Galaxy C9. The smartphone was sighted in benchmarks and more recently it received FCC's clearance in the United States.

Also known as Samsung SM-C9000, the smartphone has just been teased by the South Korean company as “the next big thing” that's coming soon. Although the teaser doesn't expressly refers to the Galaxy C9, it's the only smartphone that's been making headlines in the last couple of days.

If you've been following the news about the Galaxy C9, then you're probably aware that the smartphone is likely to be introduced in China first, but rumor has it that it will make it to the United States sometime in November as well.

The Galaxy C9 is definitely a premium smartphone if we are to believe the info we got from the benchmarks it has been spotted on. This is likely to be a metal-clad slab with a huge 6-inch display that supports full HD (1080p) resolution.

Although the powerful Snapdragon 820 won't be the heart and soul of the Galaxy C9, the phone's Snapdragon 625 CPU should be a decent alternative, especially that it's coupled with no less than 6GB of RAM.

Another highlight of the phone is the 16-megapixel photo snapper on the back, but selfie fans won't be disappointed either since the Galaxy C9 packs a 16-megapixel front-camera as well. A large 4,000 mAh battery is keeping the lights on.

However, it's worth noting that these specs haven't been confirmed by Samsung yet, so take it with a grain of salt until the phone is made official.

source: Weibo (translated) via SamMobile

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17 Comments

1. Bankz

Posts: 2531; Member since: Apr 08, 2016

But does it come with a free greenade in the box?

2. Nopers unregistered

Didn't they use that tag line for the Note 7 or am I making that up?

3. Barney_stinson

Posts: 672; Member since: May 30, 2016

can it even come close to OP3 !!! snap625 is not great in performance!! admit it!!! MI5s plus or le pro 3!! next phone!!

4. Plasticsh1t

Posts: 3097; Member since: Sep 01, 2014

Next big S-plosion.

5. NonFanBoy

Posts: 180; Member since: May 28, 2015

The Snapdragon 652 processor would have bee a better choice. The 625 is not good enough for a "premium" mid range smart phone.

9. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

SD625 is the new low-end.... $100ish redmi4 use it :P

11. iC-118

Posts: 260; Member since: Sep 29, 2016

Garbage phone. The S4 N4 even any S800 is better than this midrange garbage. And it's the same price as the midrange. Though it's 2 years old.

14. Scarambay unregistered

Snapdragon 652 has got enough brute power, but it's not battery efficient cuz of its 28nm process. Snapdragon 625 is manufactured with 14nm process and gives you that sweet battery life. It's the individual's call as to what he prefers at the end of the day.

17. coldspring22

Posts: 349; Member since: Feb 28, 2015

It is SD 652. Phonareana is wrong about processor

6. Martineverest

Posts: 521; Member since: Oct 27, 2015

the next big S-reactor ?

7. Iphonei

Posts: 13; Member since: Oct 10, 2016

This time it is nuclear bomb

8. Zylam

Posts: 1813; Member since: Oct 20, 2010

Have to say it's a slightly poor choice of model letter. C9... Considering the exploding Note 7, C4 references are open with the C9.

10. Ticklemyfancy

Posts: 214; Member since: Oct 09, 2016

Samsung A,B,C....Z . More galaxies than the number of galaxies in the universe

12. truthwins unregistered

According to samsung if you can't convince your consumers confused them by flooding the market with the wide numbers of series like A series ,E series, S series J series Z series ,Note, y series .C series etc Prime Series ,Grand series omnia series etc.

13. bugsbunny00

Posts: 2262; Member since: Jun 07, 2013

a mid ranger calling it next big thing,..so not a really big thing.

15. omar98

Posts: 71; Member since: Aug 28, 2011

'The next big bomb'

16. jayvie

Posts: 20; Member since: May 17, 2016

I hope it is really a "big thing" not a "big bomb"! or a Nuclear bomb!

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