Samsung Galaxy A9 - 6 inches Display, Fingerprint Scanner - Specifications
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Samsung Galaxy A9 - 6 inches Display, Fingerprint Scanner - Specifications

Samsung has announced its Galaxy A9 smartphone at a launch event in China. Samsung's newest smartphone boasts a 6-inch screen and includes a non-removable 4000 mAh battery. Running on Android Lollipop 5.1, the smartphone has a fingerprint scanner and supports the mobile payment service Samsung Pay that has recently been launched in Asia.

It features a 13-megapixel rear camera with OIS and f/1.9 aperture, and an 8-megapixel front camera. Under its hood is a 64-bit octa-core Snapdragon 652 processor paired with 3 GB of RAM. The phone includes an internal storage of 32 GB, which can be further expanded using a microSD card of up to 128 GB capacity. The detailed specifications are given below.

Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE

Announced 2015, December
Status Coming soon. Exp. release 2016, January

Dimensions 161.7 x 80.9 x 7.4 mm (6.37 x 3.19 x 0.29 in)
Weight 200 g (7.05 oz)
SIM Optional Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 6.0 inches (~75.9% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (~367 ppi pixel density)
Multitouch Yes

OS - Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop), planned upgrade to v6.0 (Marshmallow)
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8976 Snapdragon 652
CPU Quad-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A72 & quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU Adreno 510

Card slot microSD, up to 128 GB
Internal 32 GB, 3 GB RAM

Primary 13 MP, f/1.9, autofocus, OIS, LED flash
Features 1/3" sensor size, 1.12 µm pixel size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR
Video [email protected]
Secondary 8 MP, f/1.9, 1080p

Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes

WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth v4.1, A2DP, EDR, LE
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS (market dependant)
Radio FM radio with RDS; recording
USB microUSB v2.0

Sensors Fingerprint, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
Browser HTML5
Java No
 - Fast battery charging
- ANT+ support
- Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
- MP4/WMV/H.264 player
- MP3/WAV/WMA/eAAC+/FLAC player
- Photo/video editor
- Document viewer

Non-removable Li-Ion 4000 mAh battery
Talk time

Colors Pearl White, Midnight Black, Champagne Gold
SAR US 1.19 W/kg (head)     1.33 W/kg (body)    
SAR EU 0.18 W/kg (head)     0.55 W/kg (body)  

The new Samsung galaxy A9 is set to go on sale in China in January 2016. It is expected to be available in other countries not long after.

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