Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy A9 (2016 variant) bearing model number SM-A9000 has surfaced online on Weibo. Company has teased the phone along with its specifications.
The handset is expected to go on sale in China later this month or early January 2016 and will be available in Pink, Gold and White color options. The phone is expected to be priced upwards CNY 3000 (€430)
Samsung Galaxy A9 (2016) Specifications
The phone will have a 6-Inch Super AMOLED Display with 2.5D curved glass. The screen gives 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution and supports multi-touch. Under the hood comes (1.8GHz Cortex-A72 x 4 + 1.2GHz Cortex-A53 x 4) Octa Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 620 Processor with Adreno 510 GPU.
The Galaxy A9 (2016) specs also include 3GB RAM and 32GB on board storage ROM. MicroSD card support up to 128GB will be present as well. This device also has Fingerprint sensor for added security. It supports Samsung Pay as well.
The mobile will have a 8MP front camera for selfies and 13MP primary camera on the back with F/1.9 Aperture, LED flash, Auto Focus, Optical Image Stabilization (OIS), etc. Handset runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop OS and is expected to get the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update as well.
The hardware is backed by 4000 mAh long lasting battery with fast charging capabilities. Connectivity options include 4G-LTE (Cat7 speeds), 3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth V4.1, ANT+, NFC, 3.5mm Audio Jack etc.