Samsung Galaxy A9 Star

Samsung Galaxy A9 Star has been unveiled for the world to see, the device was introduced in China alongside the A9 Star Lite also known as Galaxy A6 Plus (2018) globally. This is coming after several leaks and unofficial renders of the smartphone flooded the internet.

Samsung Galaxy A9 Star

The A9 Star is a one of a kind Galaxy smartphone, one of its highlights is the dual 24MP + 16MP shooters at the rear. There’s another 16MP front-facing camera with AI, Bixby is also on-board with support for Samsung Pay and Dolby Atmos audio. Without further ado, lets meet the Samsung Galaxy A9 Star.

Samsung Galaxy A9 Star

Design

Samsung Galaxy A9 Star

The A9 Star sports an aluminium alloy overall unibody, its sleek body makes it of the most attractive Galaxy smartphone released this year. The dual rear camera is now in a vertical position at the top left corner, something we don’t typically see on Samsung smartphones.

Samsung Galaxy A9 Star

There’s a LED flash underneath the cameras, while the fingerprint scanner was pulled up a bit in a not-so flattering position. Turning over to the sides, it measures 7.6mm in thickness and weighs 191g overall. Samsung stressed the device will only be available in Black and White colors only.

Display

Samsung Galaxy A9 Star

The massive screen on the Galaxy A9 Star displays stunning visuals no doubt, and it seems Samsung is clearly not interested in the trending notch feature. Furthermore, the screen exudes an 18.5:9 aspect ratio and stretches all the way to the sides.

Samsung Galaxy A9 Star

The 6.28-inch Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen should be more than enough if you’re into big screens. Plus it has a resolution of 1080 x 2220 pixels and 393 pixel per inch density, ensuring sharp visuals. Impressively, the screen got up to 80% of the entire front.

Hardware and Software

Running the race, is the Snapdragon 660 mid-range chip from Qualcomm, couples with an Octa-Core processor and 64-bit CPU architecture. The 8-Cores of processor clocks at a fast speed of 2.2GHz with 14nm process technology. Meanwhile, the Adreno 512 graphics processor handles graphics.

There’s 4GB of RAM available to handle all your heavy apps, it has a memory speed of 1GHz as well. For storing files, the 64GB space should be enough but if it isn’t, you can upgrade up to 256GB using a memory card. The Samsung Galaxy A9 Star runs on Android 8.0 Oreo with Samsung Experience 9.0 UX.

Camera

The A9 Star comes with dual 24MP + 16MP rear shooters which is one of the highest pixels combination ever on a Samsung smartphone. The 24MP sensor has f/1.7 aperture and uses pixel binning to combine four pixels into one. While the 16MP second shooter helps with low light shooting.

Features on the cameras include phase detection autofocus, LED flash, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama and HDR. It shoots 4K videos @30fps. The 16MP selfie camera has f/2.0 aperture and powered by AI which enables automatic beautification.

Battery

Powering the Samsung Galaxy A9 Star is a 3700mAh non-removable Li-Ion battery with fast charging technology. With the fast charging feature, charging the battery from 0% to 100% shouldn’t take up to 2.1 hours.

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Samsung Galaxy A9 Star Full Technical Specifications

General

Device Type Smartphone
Model Samsung Galaxy A9 Star
Announced June, 2018
Released June, 2018
Status Available on Shopping stores

Network

2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz
3G Network WCDMA: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G Network Yes, LTE
SIM Type

Nano + Nano

SIM Count Dual SIM

Design

Type Aluminium
Dimensions 162.4 x 77 x 7.6mm
Weight 191g
Protection Yes
Colours Black, White

Display

Display Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Size 6.28-inch
Resolution 1080 x 2220 pixels
Colors 16M colors
Pixel Density 393ppi
Screen-To-Body Ratio 80%
Touch Screen Yes
Protection Yes
Features Multi-touch, Scratch Resistant
Secondary Display No

Camera

24MP + 16MP
Yes
Yes
Autofocus 
Continuous shooting 
Digital zoom 
Exposure compensation 
Face detection 
Geotagging 
HDR 
ISO settings 
Panorama 
Scene mode 
Self-timer 
Touch focus 
White balance settings
Yes, LED
16MP

Software

Android 8.0 Oreo
Samsung Experience 9.0 UX
Yes
Skype Yes
Whatsapp Yes
Facebook Yes
Youtube Yes

Hardware

Qualcomm SDM660 Snapdragon 660
CPU Octa-core 2.2
GPU Adreno 512
4GB
Internal Storage 64GB
Yes, up to 256GB

Fingerprint (Rear)
Accelerometer
Proximity
Ambient Light
Gyroscope, Compass

Controls Touchscreen, Lock Button, and Volume Key

Connectivity

Yes
Infrared
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-fi Hotspot Yes
USB Type Yes, microUSB
GPS Yes, with A-GPS
NFC
HDMI
Facial Identification Yes
No

Battery

Battery Type Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 3700mAh
Placement Non-removable
Fast Charging Yes
Standby
Talk Time
Music Play

Media

Yes, MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, MIDI, WAV, AC3, FLAC
Yes, 3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player
Vibration, Ringtones
MP3, WAV
Yes

Yes

Other Features

– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FlAC player
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
– DivX/Xvid/MP4/H.265 player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer

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What is Samsung Galaxy A9 Star Price and Availability Status?

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