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Samsung Galaxy A9 Star Preview (Full Specifications)

samsung galaxy a9 star

Recently, Samsung announced the Samsung Galaxy A9 Star, a mid-range Android smartphone. The A9 Star was announced alongside the Samsung Galaxy A9 Lite and will be released pretty soon.

This device packs a 6.28-inch  display, with a screen resolution of 1080 x 2220 pixels. Furthermore, it runs on Android 8.0 (Oreo) operating system. Also, the device is powered by an Octa-core (2.2 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 260 + 1.8 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 260) processor along with 4 GB of RAM.

This post is a preview of the Samsung Galaxy A9 Star.

Design and Display

samsung galaxy a9 star

The Samsung Galaxy A9 Star looks like the front will be covered with a corning gorilla glass material.

Also, this device comes with a 162.4 x 77.0 x 7.5 mm dimension. With a weight of about 188g.

The Samsung Galaxy A6 has a 6.28-inch Super AMOLED Capacitive touchscreen, with 16M colours. With a resolution of 1080 x 2220 pixels, it has an 18.5:9 aspect ratio (~393 ppi density).

This Smartphone also supports Multitouch. With a rear mounted Fingerprint Scanner, it comes in two colours: Black and White.

Hardware and Software

samsung galaxy a9 star

The Samsung Galaxy A9 Star comes with the Android 8.0 (Oreo) Android operating system.

The Samsung Galaxy A9 Star is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 MSM8956 chipset with a 64-bit processor. It also comes with an Octa-core processor that has a clocking configuration of (2.2 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 260 + 1.8 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 260).

Furthermore, it uses an Adreno 512 GPU for graphics handling.

The Samsung Galaxy A9 Star comes with 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage. The inbuilt memory expands to 256Gb. With a dedicated microSD slot.

Other sensors on this device are Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass, and gyroscope.

Camera and Battery

samsung galaxy a9 star

The Samsung Galaxy A9 Star sports a Dual: 24 MP + 16 MP rear camera. With phase detection autofocus, and LED flash.

In front, there’s a 16 MP (f/1.9) camera. For amazing selfies, even in low light conditions.

Other features of this camera include Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, and panorama.

As for the battery life, there’s a Non-removable Li-Ion 3700 mAh battery.

Full Specifications

LAUNCH Announced 2017, June
Status Coming soon. Exp. release 2018, June
BODY Dimensions 162.4 x 77.0 x 7.5 mm
Weight 188g
SIM Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
– Samsung Pay
DISPLAY Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colours
Size 6.28 inches, 100.1 cm2
Resolution 1080 x 2220 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio (~393 ppi density)
Multitouch Yes
– Always-on display
PLATFORM OS Android 8.0 (Oreo)
CPU Octa-core
MEMORY Card slot microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)
Internal 64 GB, 4 GB RAM
CAMERA Primary Dual: 24 MP + 16 MP, phase detection autofocus, LED flash
Features Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR
Video [email protected]
Secondary 16 MP
SOUND Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
– Dolby Atmos sound (headphones only)
COMMS WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE
Radio FM radio
USB microUSB 2.0
FEATURES Sensors Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
Browser HTML5
– ANT+ support
– MP4/WMV/H.265 player
– MP3/WAV/WMA/eAAC+/FLAC player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer
BATTERY Non-removable Li-Ion 3700 mAh battery
MISC Colors Black, White


By Precious Okafor

I am Precious Okafor (White Angelis) a passionate entrepreneur and digital marketer.

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