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Samsung launches the Galaxy A9

Samsung launches the Galaxy A9

The glass rear of the phone houses four cameras that are aligned vertically.

Blass's image includes some info about what each lens is for, although it doesn't go very far to convincing us that more cameras = better photos.

The hotly-anticipated Samsung Galaxy A9 will feature four cameras each with a different use - an 8 megapixel ultrawide camera, a 10 megapixel telephoto camera, a 24 megapixelmain camera and a 5 megapixel depth camera, aimed at the "Instagram generation". Whether the phone's other aspects match up to the imaging experience is something we will tell you in our Galaxy A9 review in the coming weeks.

Powering the phone is a 3,800mAh which Samsung says should provide all-day power and the device comes with 128GB of internal storage which is expandable via a microSD card.

LG now hold the record for the most cameras on a smartphone with the V40 ThinQ and its seems Samsung has chose to take it a step further.




The third sensor is the main camera with 24-megapixel resolution and f/1.7 aperture. While the company is not wrong about incorporating premium flagship features on mid-range handsets, we would also like to see the same effort from them when it comes to software updates.

There's a rear fingerprint scanner too, plus a headphone jack and USB-C port on the base of the A9. It can be availed in color gradient options such as Caviar Black, Lemonade Blue and Bubblegum Pink.

Samsung is set to put all the rumors to rest when it launches the Galaxy A9 (2018) later today.

How much those four cameras are worth it to you will likely come down in price. The Galaxy A9 (2018) would even be more expensive than the Pixel 2, which continues to be one of the best Android smartphones for photography and is still a solid recommendation.


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