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Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) specs: Four rear cameras, but what else?

The Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) is official, so what kind of specs should you expect from the phone with four rear-facing cameras?

Published onApril 14, 2019

Samsung galaxy A9 rear 4 cameras specs
The Samsung Galaxy A9 has the first four-camera setup.

Remember when LG released the V40 ThinQ with three rear-facing cameras? Well, Samsung has stepped up to the plate and is ready to show off. With the Galaxy A9 (2018), which Samsung has revealed in Kuala Lumpur, the South Korean company is packing in four different rear camera sensors that enable users to take a wide variety of shots.

Similar to its flagship brothers, the Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) sports a 6.3-inch Super AMOLED display with a 2,220×1,080 resolution.

Internally, the handset is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 octa-core chipset clocked at 2.2GHz. Additionally, the Galaxy A9 specs sheet includes 6GB to 8GB of RAM and 128GB of built-in storage. If this isn’t enough for you, Samsung allows customers to add up to 512GB of additional storage via a microSD card.

Full specifications

The mid-tier device also includes a 3,800mAh battery, charging via a USB-C port, and a 3.5mm headphone jack; find the complete list of specs in the table below:

Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018)
6.3-inch Super AMOLED display
2,220x1,080 resolution
Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 Octa-core
Adreno 512
microSD card slot expandable up to 512GB
Main camera: 24MP sensor, ƒ/1.7 aperture
Ultra-wide: 8MP sensor, ƒ/2.4 aperture, 120° field-of-view
Telephoto zoom: 10MP sensor, ƒ/2.4 aperture, 2x optical zoom
Depth: 5MP sensor, ƒ/2.2 aperture, live focus

24MP f/2.0 sensor
3.5mm headphone jack
USB Type-C port
IP rating
3CA, LTE Cat.9
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4/5GHz)
VHT80 MIMO Bluetooth 5.0
Android 8.0 Oreo
Dimensions and weight
162.5 x 77 x 7.8mm
Caviar Black
Lemonade Blue
Bubblegum Pink

Last but not least, let’s talk about all four of the cameras found on the Samsung Galaxy A9. The primary cam features a 24MP sensor with an ƒ/1.7 aperture. An ultra-wide 8MP sensor handles cityscape and group shots, packing an ƒ/2.4 aperture and 120° field-of-view. Need to get up close? Then you’ve got a telephoto lens with a 10MP sensor, ƒ/2.4 aperture, and 2x optical zoom. The final camera is a 5MP ƒ/2.2 depth sensor used for live focus and other depth effects.

All the exciting things phones could do with a triple camera
The HUAWEI P20 Pro.

Things aren’t quite as exciting around the front, as the handset packs a single 24MP ƒ/2.2 selfie shooter.

If you’re interested in picking up the smartphone for yourself, you have several colorways to choose from including Bubblegum Pink, Lemonade Blue, and Caviar Black. Each of these variants features a gradient design, something we’ve seen on a growing number of mobile devices.

What do you think about the Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) specs? Let us know your thoughts in the comment section below!