Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 with Quad Cameras Announced: Specs and Price in the Philippines

Samsung the South Korean tech giant has just unveils the Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018), the world’s first smartphone with a four rear cameras. Samsung says it will give users the ability to capture a variety of shots from a single device.

Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 with Quad Cameras

The four cameras are the Galaxy A9's most defining feature and the handset also has a unique design. The front is a familiar tall AMOLED Inifinity Display, which looks gorgeous, but the rear panel is what will attract you even more. The glass back gets a gradient colour scheme in some very funky colours called Bubblegum Pink and Lemonade Blue.

Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 will be the first smartphone in the world to have four cameras at the back. Samsung is yet to announce their first quad-camera capable smartphone, which in the form of the upper mid-range Galaxy A9 2018. Thanks to massive internet leaks we had a chance to see some of its important features before it goes official in the coming weeks.

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There are already smartphone available in the market with three rear cameras, including the flagship smartphone the Huawei P20 Pro. There's also Samsung's own Galaxy A7 2018 that has a wide-angle snapper on top of its primary camera plus its companion depth sensor.

Huawei introduced three cameras with the P20 Pro, but now , Samsung will offer four rear cameras with their upcoming smartphone the Galaxy A9. 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.

Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 Quad Cameras Smartphone

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 latest round of leaks suggests the Galaxy A9’s camera setup is built from four lenses, mainly there is a telephoto, wide, depth, and the regular sensor. It is expected we will see at least a dual selfie camera and a 4K UHD video recording capability with an optical stabilization on its main camera.

The Galaxy A9s is poised to be built from curved glasses supported by a metal frame. The new gradient color is also present though classic colors like black will launch alongside.

Samsung Galaxy A9s Philippine price and availability
For the pricing, there are no solid numbers but $600 to $700 is very possible. This translate to roughly Php 30,000 to Php 35,000 Philippine pesos. As for the release date in here in the Philippines, Samsung could announce the new four-camera Galaxy A9 by this week with the release in the Philippines by this year. Stay tuned for final pricing in the coming days.

Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) Full 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 

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