Samsung Galaxy A9 – Review, Specs, features and Price

Samsung finally unveils another A-series of Galaxy smartphones codenamed Galaxy A9 which was announced early week of December 2015 and set for launch same month. However, the smartphone has already been certified by the US communications with model number SM-A9000 and will soon be outed with optional dual SIM functionality, 4G LTE capability and in four color options which includes, Pearl White, Midnight Black and Champagne Gold.

The Samsung Galaxy A9 device features a massive 6.0 inches Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen display with 16M color, 1080 x 1920 pixels resolution. The smartphone also comes with a 13MP rear camera with clear pixel resolution featuring f/1.9, autofocus, OIS and LED flash, a cool 5MP front snapper featuring geo-tagging, touch focus, and face detection, HDR and panorama.

Samsung Galaxy A9 device runs on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop operating system out of the box (upgradable to Android 6.0 Marshmallow) and powered by a Quad-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A72 & quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53 CPU (depending on the variant), Qualcomm MSM8976 Snapdragon 620 chipset, Adreno 510 GPU, coupled with a 3GB RAM component and a 32GB internal storage memory. It also comes with micro memory card slot that accepts MiscroSD up to 128GB.

Other Key Features & Price:

Sensors: Fingerprint, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass

Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot, Bluetooth v4.2, EDR, GPS, NFC, BDS microUSB v2.0 and FM Radio.

Messaging: SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM

Battery: Non-removable Li-Ion 4000 mAh battery

Price tag: Pending...

Tutorials to expect on Galaxy A9
  • How to Install TWRP or CWM Recovery on Galaxy A9
  • How to Root Samsung Galaxy A9
  • How to Install Custom ROMS on Galaxy A9
  • How to Hard Reset, Take Screenshots or enable USB debugging on Galaxy A9
More updates on rooting, custom roms and other tweaking guides already available for the device, so if you need any, do let me know via comment section.

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