Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) with four rear cameras announced; Price, availability in the Philippines

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Samsung unveils the Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) — the world’s first handset with a four rear cameras.

Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018)

Having triple cameras is still acceptable. When Huawei introduced the tech with the P20 Pro, it was wholly accepted by the general public. Four cameras? Maybe it’s overdoing it. Maybe.

Of course, that didn’t stop Samsung from making one as the Korean manufacturer recently announced the Galaxy A9 (2018) at a launch held in Kuala Lumpur.

Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018)

Samsung’s latest is the first smartphone in the world to feature four rear cameras — a 24MP (f/1.7 AF), 10MP Telephoto (f/2.4, AF, 2X optical zoom), 8MP Ultra Wide (f/2.4, 120-degrees), and a 5MP Depth (f/2.2).

The setup gives greater flexibility and creativity in different shooting scenarios — a catchall solution for most conditions.

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Apart from the cameras, the Galaxy A9 also features a 6.3-inch Super AMOLED display with an 18.5:9 aspect ratio, an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 processor, 6GB RAM, and 128GB of expandable storage.

It runs on Samsung Experience OS on top of Android Oreo, powered by a 3,800 mAh battery.

The Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) is coming to the Philippines on December 1, 2018. It will have a price of PHP32,990.

Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) specs:

  • 6.3-inch Full HD Super AMOLED Display (2220 x 1080, 392 ppi)
  • 18.5:9 Aspect Ratio
  • Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 Processor
  • 6GB RAM + 128GB Storage, MicroSD up to 512GB
  • Quad Rear Cameras
    • 24MP Main Camera, f/1.7, AF
    • 10MP Telephoto, f/2.4, AF, 2X Optical Zoom
    • 8MP Ultra Wide, f/2.4, 120-Degrees
    • 5MP Depth, f/2.2
  • 24MP Front Camera, f/2.0
  • 4G LTE
  • Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Dual Band
  • Bluetooth v5.0
  • GPS, Galileo, Glonass, BeiDou
  • NFC
  • USB Type-C
  • Fingerprint Sensor
  • Android 8.0 Oreo
  • Dimension: 162.5 x 77 x 7.8 mm, 183g
  • 3,800 mAh Battery

Bryan is a tech enthusiast and self-admitted geek who enjoys writing about tech and watching clips on YouTube. He has over 20 years of experience in corporate communications, marketing services, and customer relations from different industries such as telecommunications and banking.

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