After a plethora of leaks and rumours, Samsung in China has now officially launched the Galaxy A9 Star and Galaxy A9 Star Lite. Both the smartphones run on Android 8.0 Oreo offers a full-HD+ AMOLED display and are touted with a 24- megapixel selfie camera with AI beauty features. The smartphones are already up for pre-order in China and will go on sale on June 15.
Samsung Galaxy A9 Star specifications :
The Samsung Galaxy A9 Star is made with a metal frame and has visible chins at the top and bottom of the display, a fingerprint scanner on the rear side. It packs a dual vertical camera sensors and has the power button placed on the right edge, while the volume rockers are on the left.
The Samsung Galaxy A9 Star runs on Android 8.0 Oreo and supports dual-SIM functionality. It features a 6.28-inch full-HD+Super AMOLED display with a resolution of (1080×2220 pixels) and with an 18.5:9 aspect ratio. It is housed by a Snapdragon 660 processor which is an octa-core CPU (Quad 2.2GHz Kryo 260 + Quad 1.8GHz Kryo 260 CPUs) coupled with 4GB of RAM and Adreno 512 GPU. 64GB of internal storage is provided which can be further expanded via a microSD card up to 256GB.
Talking about the camera department, the Samsung Galaxy A9 Star offers a dual camera setup with a 24-megapixel camera as the primary sensor and a 16-megapixel camera as the secondary sensor with LED flash and f/1.7 aperture. On the front, there is a 24-megapixel camera with AI beauty features.
The Galaxy A9 Star is backed up with a 3700mAh battery which supports fast charging. As per the Connectivity is concerned it includes 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac (2.4/5GHz), Bluetooth 5 LE, GPS with GLONASS. The dimensions of the device are at 162.4x77x7.5mm, and the smartphone weighs 188 grams. Support for Bixby is also present.
Samsung Galaxy A9 Star Lite :
The Samsung Galaxy A9 Start Lite also offers a metal unibody design with the cameras placed at the centre and a fingerprint scanner under it, and visible chins at the top and bottom of the display. The volume rocker is housed on the left edge, while the power button is placed on the right edge.
Samsung Galaxy A9 Star Lite specifications :
The smartphone features a smaller 6-inch full-HD+Super AMOLED Infinity display with a resolution of (1080×2220 pixels) and with an 18.5:9 aspect ratio. It is housed by a 1.8GHz Snapdragon 450 octa-core processor coupled with Adreno 506 GPU.
The Galaxy A9 Star Lite also offers dual camera setup with a 16-megapixel camera as the primary sensor and a 5-megapixel camera as the secondary sensor. On the front, there is a 24-megapixel camera with a f/1.9 aperture and it does have a LED flash.
This handset is backed up by a 3500mAh battery, which is smaller as compared to the A9 star. As far as the Connectivity is concerned it includes 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi a/b/g/n (2.4/5GHz), HT40, Bluetooth 4.2 LE, GPS, and 3.5mm audio jack. The dimensions of the phone are 162.2×75.7×7.9mm, and it weighs 191 grams.
Samsung Galaxy A9 Star, Galaxy A9 Star Lite price :
- The Samsung Galaxy A9 Star is priced at CNY 2,999 (Approximately Rs. 31,600). It comes in Black and White colour variants.
- The Galaxy A9 Star Lite is priced at CNY 1,999 (Approximately Rs. 21,100). The smartphone will arrive in Black and Blue colour models.
Samsung Galaxy A9 Star, Galaxy A9 Star Lite Availability :
Both the smartphones are already available for pre-order via Samsung online store in China till June 14. The smartphones will openly go on sale from June 15. However, there is no information whether the company will launch the smartphones in India or not, as of now.