Samsung has launched world’s first smart phone with four cameras, named Samsung Galaxy A9.
Samsung might be the world’s number one phone maker by volume but in the last few years some new classes of smart phones have emerged that are making their business much harder affordable flagships. Such phones bring flagship great performance and surprisingly great cameras at very affordable prices. Samsung’s newest Galaxy A9 2018 is a phone that has the same exact spot is those phones in terms of price but what does it bring to the table in terms of features? Well! How about not one, not two, not three but four different cameras on the back.
That’s the first ever in a smart phone. This article will explain how these cameras work and whether this new Samsung Galaxy A9 is any good.
Display & Design:
The phone is made of glass and metal and it has a slim profile and tapered size that make holding it more convenient. Still there’s no going around that this phone is wide and tall. It’s actually wider and much taller than say the One Plus 6t. In terms of colour options, there are 3 gradients:
- Classic Black Colour
- Bubblegum Pink Colour
- Lemonade Blue Colour
The phone has a 6.3” Full-HD plus display of the super AMOLED kind and it looks beautiful. It has lively colors and well-tuned auto-brightness. No notch is here on its front view.
Rear Quad Cameras:
First camera: 8MP Ultra wide angle camera that can see as wide as the human eye. It gives you a 120 degree field of view so you can widen your world by capturing more in a single frame.
Second camera: The 2MPTelephoto camera with an advanced 2 times optical zoom lens delivers sharp high resolution images even you zoom closer.
Third camera: Samsung Galaxy A9’s 24MP Main/ Primary camera boasts an incredible 24 megapixel image sensor that automatically adjusts to different lighting conditions, making sure nothing gets lost in both broad day-light and low-light end
Fourth camera: 5MP Depth camera separates subject and background to create more depth. You decide what to focus on and how much to blur out.
Whatever you are capturing, Galaxy’s A9 advanced intelligent camera gives you so much more to love with the power to identify the locations, recognize scenes to automatically optimize colour and take professional looking self-portraits with studio light effects. Achieving incredible shots has never been so effortless.
Hardware: The Galaxy A9 2018 is powered by the Snapdragon 660 chipset, a mid-range processor that is not nearly as fast as the Snapdragon 845 in latest other phones.
Memory: Samsung has equipped the base model of the A9 with 128GB of on-board storage and you have a true dual SIM plus microSD card slot, so you can expand the memory without worrying about sacrificing dual SIM functionality
Other specifications include:
- CPU: Octa-core (4×2.2 GHz Kryo 260 & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 260)
- GPU: Adreno 512
- Chipset: Qualcomm Snapdragon 660
- OS: Android 8.1 Oreo with Samsung Grace UX
- Networks: 2G, 3G, 4G LTE; Dual SIM
- 6.3″ 18.5:9 Super AMOLED with FHD+ (2220 x 1080) resolution
- RAM: 6/8 GB
- Internal: 128 GB
- Card slot: yes, by 512 GB
- 24MP f/1.7
- 8MP f/2.4 ultra-wide (120-degrees)
- 10MP f/2.4 telephoto, 2x optical zoom
- 5 MP f/2.2, depth sensor
- Secondary: 24 MP f/2.0
- Connectivity: Wi-Fi ac, Bluetooth 5.0 LE, NFC, USB Type-C, LTE Cat.6
- Fingerprint scanner (rear)
- Battery: 3,800 mAh