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Samsung Galaxy A9 Leaks – May Be World’s First Phone With 4 Rear Cameras

Written by Bibhu Prasad Bal

It is clear that Samsung plans to keep the market busy in this month with its smartphones, which are coming with some unique features. Recently we have seen this South Korean Giant with a triple–rear–camera in the Samsung Galaxy A7. Now it took a step ahead with four–rear–camera in its Samsung Galaxy A9 Star Pro.

Though it hasn’t confirmed the name of the device rumors say that it could be called  ‘Galaxy A9’ or ‘Galaxy A9 Star Pro’.

Samsung has already sent out media invite for Galaxy event on October 11 in Malaysia where this device will be made official. The day after the invites ‘Galaxy A9 Star Pro’ goes viral on a German website ‘AllAboutSamsung’.

As company teasing the upcoming launch event with a tagline “4X fun” and the leak justify it in a similar way.

Samsung Galaxy A9

The leak shows the vertical placement of four-rear-camera at the top left corner of the smartphone. There is a LED flash present underneath the camera setup and a rear-mount fingerprint sensor placed just above middle-section of the phone.

The render also shows the front panel of the phone where you can clearly recognize thick bezels on all side and the absence of ‘notch’.

If this leaks will true then it may the first phone within the world with 4 rear cameras.

Let’s talk about Galaxy A9 briefly as the Specifications are also leaks.

Design And Display

With the vertically placed four-rear-camera, LED flash and fingerprint sensor the back design of Galaxy A9 Star Pro will remain same – as I wrote above according to the leak.

On the front, the top bezel houses the earpiece, front-facing camera, LED flash and proximity sensor.

You will find the exception of notch display here as Samsung not following the tradition which we are a witness in the new “Samsung Galaxy A7”.

This new “Galaxy A9”  will come with a 19:9 aspect ratio type 6.28–inch full HD Plus Super AMOLED display of resolution 1080×2280 pixels.

This device will support Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SoC octa-core processor with Adreno 512 GPU. The leak also revealed that Samsung Galaxy A9 Star Pro coupled with 6GB RAM and 128GB internal storage which you can expand to 512GB through a Micro SD card.

Camera

Here comes the main attraction of this device as it is the first Smartphone from the South Korean manufacturer with four-rear-camera. It is also the first device in the Smartphone industry with such a unique setup.

However, Samsung has already launched a triple-rear-camera setup on New Galaxy A7 but Huawei was the first to devise a triple-camera setup on a mobile device.

Samsung Galaxy A9

In this four rear camera setup on the Galaxy A9 Star Pro, there is a 24MP primary sensor with optical image stabilization (OIS)  and an aperture f/1.7.

The second one is a 5MP depth sensor with live focus and an aperture f/2.2.

The third one is an 8MP 120° wide-angle sensor With an aperture f/2.4.

And the final and the fourth one is a 10MP 2X optical zoom sensor with an aperture f/2.4.

With this four camera setup on the back, you can enjoy “4X fun” which the company teasing before the launch. There is also a LED flash to counter low-light conditions to give you picture perfect shots every time.

On the front, there is an 8MP snapper with autofocus and an aperture f /1.7 for selfies.

Samsung Galaxy A9

This Samsung Galaxy A9 Star Pro will be powered by a 3720mAH battery. It also supports Qualcomm’s Quick change 2.0.

The leak specification also states that along with the rear-mount fingerprint sensor it also support to face-recognition technology and will also ship with a USB-type C port for connectivity and charging.

Though leak image shows that Samsung Galaxy A9 will be in black color. But it will come in some different colors like Blue and Pink.

The price details of Galaxy A9 is not officially declared. But it can be somewhere in between 30k – 40k.

Samsung Galaxy A9 leaked specification

NETWORK Technology GSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE
LAUNCH Announced Not announced yet
Status Rumored
BODY Dimensions
Weight
SIM Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
  – Samsung Pay
DISPLAY Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 6.28 inches, 100.1 cm2
Resolution 1080 x 2280 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio (~393 ppi density)
Multitouch Yes
PLATFORM OS Android 8.0 (Oreo)
Chipset Qualcomm SDM660 Snapdragon 660
CPU Octa-core (4×2.2 GHz Kryo 260 & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 260)
GPU Adreno 512
MEMORY Card Slot microSD, up to 512 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
Internal 128 GB, 6 GB RAM or 64 GB, 4 GB RAM
MAIN CAMERA Four 24 MP, f/1.7, PDAF
8 MP (wide), f/2.4
10 MP (telephoto), 2x optical zoom
5 MP, f/2.2, depth sensor
Features LED flash, panorama, HDR
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps
SELFIE CAMERA Single 8 MP, f/1.7
Features HDR
Video 1080p@30fps
SOUND Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
  – Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
COMMS WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
NFC Yes
Radio FM radio
USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
FEATURES Sensors Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
Browser HTML5
  – Fast battery charging
– MP4/WMV/H.265 player
– MP3/WAV/WMA/eAAC+/FLAC player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer
BATTERY   Non-removable Li-Ion 3720 mAh battery
MISC Colors Black, White, Blue

Conclusion

All the above information are base on the source which claims that the specs are true and will be in Samsung Galaxy A9 Star Pro. But to the find the actual and complete information we have to wait for the launch event which will be held on October 11 in Malaysia.

About the author

Bibhu Prasad Bal

A professional content writer and a tech-savvy guy. He loves to explain stuff in a simple way, no matter what and how complicated it is.

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