A few weeks before MWC Samsung has officially presented a new smartphone, in this case one of the Galaxy A family. It is the Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro, a device that stands out for its characteristic screen with a hole for the front camera.
As you can see, it is a design that is very familiar to us and is that it is the same model that was announced a few weeks ago as the Samsung Galaxy A8s, a smarphone that must be remembered that would only be put up for sale in China.
It seems that this will be the international version of last month's model, the one we will see in South Korea and it is possible that in a few weeks in other markets.
- Processor – Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 eight-core.
- 2 x Kyro 360 at 2.2 GHz.
- 6 x Kyro 360 at 1.7 GHz.
- RAM: 6/8 GB
- Internal: 128 GB
- MicroSD: yes, up to 512 GB.
- Graph: Adreno 616.
- Size: 6.4 inches.
- Resolution: 2340 x 1080 pixels.
- Super AMOLED technology.
- Aspect ratio: 19.5: 9.
- Rear camera.
- Resolution: 24 Mpx the main one, 10 Mpx the 2X zoom and 5 Mpx the support.
- Opening: f / 1.7 + f / 2.4 + f / 2.2
- Others: LED Flash
- Front camera.
- Resolution: 24 Mpx.
- Opening: f / 2.0.
- Connectivity: 4G / LTE, Dual SIM, Bluetooth 5, WiFi 802.11a / b / g / n / ac, NFC …
- 3.5 mm jack
- USB C connector.
- Rear fingerprint sensor
- Drums: 3400 mAh
- Dimensions: 158.4 x 74.9 x 7.4 mm
- Weight: 173 g
- Android version: Android One 8.1 Oreo
- Manufacturer Layer: One UI
Triple camera and Snapdragon 710
As we have said, the features of this model are the same as those of the Galaxy A8s. A 6.4-inch screen with 2340 x 1080 px resolution and 19.5: 9 ratio, a Snapdragon 710 processor, two 6 and 8 GB RAM versions and 128 GB of internal memory.
The front camera will be embedded in the screen and will use a 24 Mpx sensor. The rear will have three, a main 24 Mpx with f / 1.7, one with 2x optical zoom of 10 Mpx and a 5 Mpx sensor with f / 2.2 to obtain depth data in the portraits.
The fingerprint sensor is located in the rear area, it will have a Bixby button on the side and will use a 3300 mAh battery. It will come with Android Oreo 8.1 but it is expected to jump to Android 9 sooner rather than later.
Price and availability
The Galaxy A9 Pro will be sold in three colors, black, absolute black and blue. In South Korea it will cost 599,500 won, about 470 euros. It will go on sale on February 28 and it is possible that at MWC we have some news about its internationalization.