Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018)

Announced:
Oct 11, 2018
Status:
Released
Release date:
Nov 15, 2018

PhoneArena Rating:

4.0
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Display

Size:

6.3 inches

Resolution:

1080 x 2220 pixels

Pixel density:

392 PPI

Technology:

Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body:

80.51 %

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SDM660

Processor:

Octa-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo 260, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU:

Adreno 512

RAM:

6GB

Internal storage:

128GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 512 GB

OS:

Android (8.0 Oreo), Samsung Experience UI

Battery

Capacity:

3800 mAh

Type:

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable

Charging:

Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging

Camera

Rear:

Quad camera

Main camera:

24 megapixels

Features:

Phase-detection autofocus

Second camera:

10 megapixels

Features:

Telephoto, Autofocus

Third camera:

8 megapixels

Features:

Ultra-wide

Fourth camera:

5 megapixels

Features:

Depth information

Video recording:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features:

Hyperlapse, Continuous autofocus, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing

Front:

24 megapixels

Design

Dimensions:

6.40 x 3.03 x 0.31 inches (162.5 x 77 x 7.8 mm)

Weight:

6.46 oz (183 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (176 g)

Materials:

Back: Glass; Frame: Metal

Biometrics:

2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)

Colors:

Caviar black, Lemonade blue, Bubblegum pink

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 66(AWS-3)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS:

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed:

LTE-A Cat 9 (450/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA, UMTS

SIM type:

Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB:

Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0

Features:

Charging, Mass storage device

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers)

Other:

NFC, ANT+, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Shopping information

In The Box:

Charger, USB cable, Headphones, SIM removal tool, Documentation

This device is also known as Samsung SM-A920F

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ALTERNATIVE VARIANTS

We list only the specs that are different than the main variant

Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018)

Dual SIM

Differences from the main variant:

Dual SIM:

Yes

Pros

  • High screen-to-body ratio (80.51 %)

Description

The Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) is the world's first quad-camera smartphone. The main camera has a 24-megapixel sensor, the second one is telephoto with a 10-megapixel sensor, the third one is ultra-wide and has an 8-megapixel sensor and the last one is a depth camera. Other hardware includes Snapdragon 660 SOC, 6 GB RAM, 128 gigs of storage and 3800 mAh battery. The phone runs Android 8.0 Oreo.

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