Samsung Galaxy A9 (2016)

Description

The Samsung Galaxy A9 is expected to be an upper mid-range newcomer that will sport a 64-bit quad-core Snapdragon 620 (MSM8976) paired with an Adreno 510 GPU, as well as 3GB of RAM and 32GB of native storage. The phone may also feature a 5.5-inch 1080p display. The handset will be running Android 5.1.1 out of the box.

This device is also known as Samsung SM-A9000

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Display

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Size: 6.0 inches
Resolution: 1920 x 1080 pixels, 367 PPI
Technology: Super AMOLED
Screen-to-body: 75.70 %
Features: Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

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System chip: Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 8976
Processor: Octa-core, 1800 MHz, ARM Cortex-A72 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 28 nm
GPU: Adreno 510
RAM: 3GB LPDDR3
Internal storage: 32GB
Storage expansion: microSDXC up to 128 GB
Device type: Smartphone
OS: Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop) Screenshots

Battery

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Capacity: 4000 mAh
Type: Not user replaceable
Charging: Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0

Camera

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Rear: Single camera Camera samples
Main camera: 13 MP (OIS, Autofocus)
Specifications: Aperture size: F1.9
Video recording: 3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps)
Features: Video calling
Front: 8 MP
Dimensions: 6.37 x 3.19 x 0.29 inches (161.7 x 80.9 x 7.4 mm)
Weight: 7.05 oz (200.0 g)
Materials: Frame: Metal
Biometrics: Fingerprint (touch)
Features: Touch sensitive control keys
Keys: Left: Volume control; Right: Lock/Unlock key
Colors: Pearl white, Midnight black, Champagne gold, Pink

Cellular

LTE (FDD): Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900)
LTE (TDD): Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
UMTS: Bands 5(850), 8(900), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Data Speed: LTE-A, HSPA, HSUPA
Dual SIM: Yes

Multimedia

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Headphones: 3.5mm jack
Speakers: Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Features: Album art cover, Background playback
Screen mirroring: Wireless screen share

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth: 4.1
Wi-Fi: Yes
USB: microUSB, USB 2.0
Features: Charging, Mass storage device
Location: GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, BeiDou
Sensors: Accelerometer, Compass, Hall (for flip covers)
Other: NFC, ANT+, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Availability

Officially announced: Dec 23, 2015
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