Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) with rear quad-cameras now available in the Philippines!

More than a month after it was first introduced in Malaysia, Samsung’s Galaxy A9 (2018) with rear quad-cameras is now available in the Philippines.
Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) with rear quad-cameras now available in the Philippines!
The first in the world with four rear cameras

The highlights

As a quick recap, the Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) is the world’s first smartphone with a rear quad-camera system. It is composed of a 24MP f/1.7 primary sensor for clarity, colors, and low light paired with a 10MP f/2.4 2x optical zoom lens, 8MP f/2.4 ultra-wide, and a 5MP f/2.2 depth sensor. It is one of the most versatile camera system found on a premium mid-range smartphone.

For selfies, you will find a 24MP f/2.0 snapper.


The rest of the features

Big screen
Big screen

The Galaxy A9 also goes with a premium metal and glass construction, 6.3-inch FHD+ AMOLED screen, Snapdragon 660 SoC, 6GB RAM, 128GB Storage, 3,800mAh battery, fingerprint scanner, 4G LTE, and dual SIM slots.

Unlike the other higher-end A series phones in the past, the Galaxy A9 has no water and dust resistance.

Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) Specs

Display: 6.3-inch 2.5D curved Super AMOLED screen w/ FHD+ 2220 x 1080 resolution at 408 ppi
CPU: 2.2GHz 64-bit Snapdragon 660 octa-core processor
GPU: Adreno 512
RAM: 6GB
ROM: 128GB expandable via microSD card slot up to 512GB
Back Camera: 24MP f/1.7 + 10MP f/2.4 telephoto 2x optical zoom + 8MP f/2.4 ultra-wide + 5MP f/2.2 depth sensor w/ AF and LED Flash
Selfie Camera: 24MP f/2.0 w/ screen flash
Battery: 3,800mAh
OS: Android 8.0 Oreo
Connectivity: WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4/5GHz), VHT80, 4G LTE Cat 9, Bluetooth 5.0, NFC, GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, dual SIM
Sensors: Accelerometer, light, orientation, proximity, gyroscope, sound, magnetic, pressure
Others: Fingerprint sensor, USB Type-C, Colors: blue, black, gold, pink
Dimensions: 162.5 x 77 x 7.8 mm
Weight: 183 g
Price: PHP 32,990

Price and availability

The Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) is now available nationwide at all Samsung stores and authorized partner dealers nationwide for PHP 32,990.

It is now available at Shopee, Argomall, and Lazada online. It will even come with a mini tripod, 10,000mAh Samsung power bank, Bluetooth Hand Grip, and Nanofixit Screen Protection and Insurance worth PHP 4,800.

Author: Marshmallow

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