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Samsung Galaxy A9 2018

Specifications

Samsung Galaxy A9 2018
Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 (Galaxy Series)
Graphics adapter
Memory
6144 MB 
Display
6.3 inch 18.5:9, 2220 x 1080 pixel 392 PPI, Capacitive, Super AMOLED, glossy: yes
Storage
128 GB eMMC Flash, 128 GB 
Connections
Audio Connections: 3.5mm, NFC, Sensors: Fingerprint, USB-C
Networking
Bluetooth 5.0, GSM, UMTS, LTE, Dual SIM, GPS
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 7.8 x 162.5 x 77 ( = 0.31 x 6.4 x 3.03 in)
Battery
3800 mAh Lithium-Polymer
Operating System
Android 8.0 Oreo
Camera
Primary Camera: 24 MPix Quad-camera: 24MP (f/1.7) + 8MP (f/2.4, 12mm) + 10MP (f/2.4,2x optical zoom) + 5MP (f/2.2)
Secondary Camera: 24 MPix f/2.0
Additional features
Keyboard: Virtual, 24 Months Warranty
Weight
183 g ( = 6.46 oz / 0.4 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 80% - good
Average of 3 scores (from 33 reviews)
price: - %, performance: - %, features: 80%, display: - % mobility: - %, workmanship: - %, ergonomy: 100%, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Samsung Galaxy A9 2018

70% Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) review: Are quad cameras a gimmick?
Source: The Indian Express English
As I have used the Galaxy A9 for a week and where general performance, build quality and overall experience is excellent. The SAMOLED display is something rivals cannot match in this segment. Then there’s the idea of having a phone four cameras on the back, which is thought-provoking. We have to give full credit to Samsung for this.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/30/2018
Rating: Total score: 70%
Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) Review – Four back camera lenses, 8GB RAM!
Source: Phone World English
Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 is a powerpack device as it has four rear camera lenses and 8GB RAM, that sounds wonderful. The device is beautifully designed and looks like a full flagship device but it is a mid-range device. Although the price is little high because the other Chinese companies are also making this kind of devices in the half price of Samsung Galaxy A9-2018.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/28/2018
The Samsung Galaxy A9: A quad camera phone for the Instagram generation
Source: Hardware Zone English
If price is a concern, there’s the alternative and presumably cheaper (we are still waiting for the local suggested retail price from Samsung) Galaxy A7 announced a little while back. It’s just a tad smaller, has two more color options, and comes with a few internal compromises (compared to the Galaxy A9). Notably, there’s no 10-megapixel telephoto camera, but its three cameras are the same as the A9’s otherwise.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/30/2018
Samsung Galaxy A9 first look
Source: Trusted Reviews English
For £549, the Samsung Galaxy A9 sits just above the OnePlus 6 – and I am yet to be convinced it can properly compete with that excellent device. Yet you’re still getting a lot here and it’ll be a unique product if all the cameras work well.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/15/2018
Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) hands-on review
Source: GSM Arena English
The Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) is one of those rare devices that has a clear angle going for it, in a sea of smartphone sameness. In its case, that's both a blessing and a curse. It's very easy to focus on the world-first camera count achievement and simply stop there, either writing off the phone as a one trick pony or basing your opinion of it solely on its camera capabilities.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/13/2018
Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) First Impressions
Source: NDTV Gadgets English
Do stay tuned to Gadgets 360 for an in-depth review where we will thoroughly test the cameras, battery, and the software on the Galaxy A9 (2018).
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/12/2018
Samsung Galaxy A9 review: Hands-on
Source: PC Advisor English
Without actually getting the chance to properly put those four lenses through their paces, it's impossible to assess the A9. It looks slick, and the substantial storage and AMOLED screen should soften the blow of paying £549 for a mid-range processor.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/11/2018
Hands on: Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) review
Source: Techradar English
The Samsung Galaxy A9 is a good looking, feature packed smartphone with standout camera spec.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/11/2018
The Samsung Galaxy A9: A quad camera phone for the Instagram generation
Source: Hardware Zone English
If price is a concern, there’s the alternative and presumably cheaper (we are still waiting for the local SRP from Samsung) Galaxy A7 announced a little while back. It’s just a tad smaller, has two more colour options, and comes with some internal compromises. Notably, there’s no 10-megapixel telephoto camera, but its three cameras are the same as the A9’s otherwise.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/11/2018
Galaxy A9 is the first Samsung phone with four cameras and it comes in Bubblegum Pink
Source: CNet English
More is better -- at least, that's what Samsung believes. The Galaxy A9 is the Korean giant's latest midrange phone, unveiled on Thursday in Kuala Lumpur. It has four rear cameras, as well as one at the front, making a total of five.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/11/2018
Samsung Galaxy A9 initial review: Four times the fun?
Source: Pocket Lint English
The Samsung Galaxy A9 has a great design for a mid-range handset. It's not as striking as the likes of the Galaxy S9 and S9+ but the Bubblegum Pink and Lemonade Blue ombre finish options are fantastic and the four-lens camera certainly makes for an interesting feature on the rear.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/11/2018
Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) Hands On, Quick Review: Do You Really Need 4 Cameras?
Source: Unbox English
While the Galaxy A7 (2018) is a mid-range contender, Samsung’s pricing for the A9 (2018) places it at flagship territory. At Php 32,990, the phone will be difficult to swallow for people who don’t believe in Samsung’s quad-camera ambitions. It’s definitely a statement from the company but people will still take a lot of convincing to drop that much money for a device that’s still a mid-range phone come December 1 when it arrives in the Philippines.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/11/2018
Hands on: Samsung Galaxy A9 review
Source: What Hi-Fi English
Ultimately, while we'd expect performance to fall short of the best on the market, it might well deliver more than enough quality for the money to be a great option for many people. Not least if you're addicted to Instagram. We look forward to running the Galaxy A9 thoroughly through its paces in a full review very soon.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/10/2018

Foreign Reviews

100% Die Kamera im Fokus
Source: Connect - 12/18 German
Single Review, , Medium, Date: 12/01/2018
Rating: Total score: 100% features: 80% ergonomy: 100%
Samsung Galaxy A9 Quad-Kamera für Poser
Source: Android Pit German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/11/2018
amsung Galaxy A9 Das Vier-Kamera-Smartphone
Source: Curved German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/11/2018
Samsung Galaxy A9, primeras impresiones: la guerra por meter más cámaras en un móvil no ha hecho más que empezar
Source: Xataka Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Attractive design; decent cameras; nice display.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/12/2018
Probamos el Samsung Galaxy A9 2018: la gama media de Samsung golpea con fuerza
Source: El Androide Libre Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Good price; nice performance; impressive cameras. Negative: Weak hardware.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/11/2018
70% Recensione Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018)
Source: HDblog.it Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/03/2018
Rating: Total score: 70%
Samsung Galaxy A9 hands-on: lo sbruffone con quattro fotocamere sul retro
Source: AndroidPit.it Italian IT→EN
Positive: Nice design; solid workmanship; impressive cameras.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/11/2018
Samsung Galaxy A9, a cosa servono quattro fotocamere su uno smartphone
Source: Panorama Italian IT→EN
Positive: Big screen; nice display; good hardware; high performance.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/10/2018
Prise en main - Galaxy A9 : quatre capteurs dans le vent
Source: CNet France French FR→EN
Positive: Decent hardware; nice design; solid workmanship; long battery life; good price.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/15/2018
On a pris en main le Galaxy A9 avec ses 4 capteurs photo : Samsung a la folie des grandeurs
Source: AndroidPit.fr French FR→EN
Positive: Impressive cameras; nice design; great built quality.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/11/2018
Обзор плюсов и минусов смартфона Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) 6/128GB
Source: Mega Obzor RU→EN
Positive: Nice display; decent hardware; high autonomy; good price.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/04/2018
Первый Samsung с четырьмя камерами. Но зачем? Обзор Galaxy A9
Source: Ferra.ru RU→EN
Positive: Solid workmanship; nice cameras; good headphone sound; decent hardware; separate microSD slot. Negative: Relatively high price.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/26/2018
Обзор Samsung Galaxy A9 2018: первый блин комом
Source: DGL.ru RU→EN
Positive: Nice design; solid workmanship. Negative: Weak processor; poor cameras.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/23/2018
Обзор смартфона Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018)
Source: CNews.cz CZ→EN
Positive: Nice design; big screen; good display.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/25/2018
Ra mắt màu độc đáo, Galaxy A9 2018 gây ấn tượng với giới trẻ Việt
Source: Zing VN→EN
Positive: Impressive color; long battery life; nice cameras.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/29/2018
Đánh giá chi tiết Galaxy A9 2018: Ngoài 4 camera thì còn gì ngon nữa?
Source: The Gioididong VN→EN
Positive: Excellent cameras; impressive design; beautiful screen; nice performance.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/25/2018
Galaxy dòng A và hành trình trở thành smartphone yêu thích của giới trẻ
Source: Zing VN→EN
Positive: Nice design; solid workmanship; metal case; impressive cameras.
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 11/20/2018
3 ưu điểm giúp Galaxy A9 được lòng người dùng trẻ
Source: Zing VN→EN
Positive: Stylish design; impressive cameras; high performance.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 11/16/2018
Chi tiết Galaxy A9 2018 4 camera sắp ra mắt ở VN
Source: Zing VN→EN
Positive: Impressive cameras; big screen; premium design; solid workmanship; nice display; fast face ID. Negative: Slippery body.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/10/2018
Chi tiết Galaxy A9 - smartphone đầu tiên có 4 camera sau
Source: Zing VN→EN
Positive: Impressive cameras; beautiful design; great built quality; big screen; nice display; good hardware; quick charging. Negative: Relatively thick; easy getting fingerprints.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 10/11/2018

Comment

Qualcomm Adreno 512: Integrated graphics card based on the Adreno 500 architecture, like the Adreno 520 in the Snapdragon 820. According to Qualcomm up to 30% faster than the previous generation (Adreno 510?). Supports DirectX12, OpenCL 2.0, OpenGL ES 3.1 + AE. Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
660: Fast mid-range ARM SoC with 8 CPU Kryo 260 cores (four fast 2.2 GHz cores in a cluster and two power saving 1.8 GHz cores) and a rather slow Adreno 512 GPU. Manufactured in a 14 nm process.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
6.3":

Only a few smartphones have larger screens.
Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
0.183 kg:

Only few smartphones are more lightweight than this.


Samsung: The Samsung Group is composed of numerous international businesses, all united under the Samsung brand in South Korea. The meaning of the Korean word Samsung is "tristar" or "three stars". The Samsung brand is one of the most important brands of South Korea. Samsung is an international notebook manufacturer of medium size according market shares and reviews.

In 2015 and 2016, Samsung had a market share of around 24-25% in the global smartphone market and was undisputed market leader. In the laptop sector, Samsung is on the 8th place in the global manufacturer rankings from 2014-2016 with 1.7-2.7%.

In 2016 Samsung slipped into a crisis due to exploding smartphone batteries and a failed recall action.


80%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Stefan Hinum, 2018-10-19 (Update: 2018-10-19)