Samsung Galaxy A9

Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 | Samsung A9 Review

Samsung is the biggest name in Android phones that launches a wide range of smartphones which may be the perfect fit depending on customer needs and budget. The Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 is the world’s first quad-camera smartphone that can capture pictures like never before. It sports astounding design with a 3D rear glass back panel and a lot more for a premium feel. The main focus of the Samsung A9 is its quad-camera setup on the back. But with a 6.3-inch Full HD+ display, 6GB of RAM, 128GB storage (plus microSD slot) and a 3800mAh battery it offers up a decent array of specs.

Samsung A9

Design and Display

The Samsung A9 has a premium design with a metal frame and a glass front and rear, ensuring the phone looks and feels the part. It’s available in three colours, with the most eye-catching options being lemonade blue, caviar black and bubblegum pink. The rear mounted fingerprint scanner falls under forefinger nicely, while the power/lock and volume keys on the right. It packs a 6.3-inch Super AMOLED Full HD+ display which is bright, clear and colourful. The design language of Samsung’s flagship infinity display spilling over to the Galaxy A9 can be seen. But it’s not quite as edge-to-edge here, with slightly thicker boarders all the way around the device.


The primary camera is a 24MP which is the default option in auto mode that gives best low light performance. Next is an 8MP, 120-degree wide angle lens which allows to get more into each shot, followed by a 5MP depth-sensing camera used in Live focus background blur mode. And a 10MP telephoto lens providing a 2x optical zoom over the primary camera allowing to get closer to the action. In the front camera there is a 24MP sensor featured by a f/2.0 lens.


Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 comes with Snapdragon 660 chipset along with 6GB of RAM. Android does runs smoothly on the Galaxy A9 with slick performance and fast app load.


The phone is backed with a non-replaceable Li-ion battery of 3800mAh, the battery backup looks dependable. There isn’t any wireless charging included here, but the Samsung Galaxy A9 does support fast charging which allows to quickly top up the battery.

Samsung A9 price in Nepal – Rs. 60,390.

Samsung A9 Full Specifications


Brand Samsung
Model Galaxy A9 2018
Launch Date November 28, 2018 (Official)
Operating System Android v8.0 (Oreo)
SIM Slot(s) Dual SIM, GSM+GSM
SIM Size SIM1: Nano, SIM2: Nano
Network 4G: Available, 3G: Available, 2G: Available
Fingerprint Sensor Yes
Quick Charging Yes


Height 162.5 mm
Width 77 mm
Thickness 7.8 mm
Weight 183 grams
Colours Caviar Black, Bubblegum Pink, Lemonade Blue


Display Type Super AMOLED
Screen Size 6.3 inches (16 cm)
Screen Resolution 1080 x 2220 pixels
Aspect Ratio 18.5:9
Bezel-less display Yes
Pixel Density 392 ppi
Touch Screen Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch
Screen to Body Ratio (calculated) 80.86 %


Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 MSM8956
Processor Octa core (2.2 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 260 + 1.8 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 260)
Architecture 64 bit
Graphics Adreno 512


Resolution 24 MP + 5 MP + 10 MP + 8 MP Quad Primary Cameras
Autofocus Yes
Physical Aperture F1.7
Optical Image Stabilisation No
Flash LED Flash
Image Resolution 5288 x 3968 Pixels
Settings Exposure compensation, ISO control
Shooting Modes Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
Camera Features Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus
Video Recording 3840×2160 @ 30 fps
Resolution 24 MP Front Camera
Autofocus No
Physical Aperture F2.0
Flash No


Internal Memory 128 GB
Expandable Memory Up to 512 GB
User Available Storage Up to 108 GB
USB OTG Support Yes


Capacity 3800 mAh
Type Li-ion
User Replaceable No
Quick Charging Yes


Loudspeaker Yes
Audio Jack 3.5 mm

Network and Connectivity

Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n, MIMO
Wi-Fi Features Mobile Hotspot
Bluetooth v5.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, Glonass
USB Connectivity Mass storage device, USB charging
USB Type-C Yes, (Doesn`t support micro-USB)
SIM Size SIM1: Nano, SIM2: Nano
Network Support 4G, 3G, 2G
SAR Value Head: 0.464 W/kg

Special Features

Fingerprint Sensor Yes
Fingerprint Sensor Position Rear
Other Sensors Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Gyroscope, Accelerometer

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  1. cheers for the aweosme post as always

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