The Samsung Galaxy A9 makes its official look in Malaysia.

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Extra is best — not less than, that is what Samsung believes. 

Unveiled right this moment in Malaysia’s capital of Kuala Lumpur, the Korean large’s newest midrange telephone, the Galaxy A9, comes packing 4 rear cameras, in addition to one on the entrance, for a complete of 5. 

If this sounds loopy, nicely, possibly it is not. In any case, it was Huawei who stepped up the imaging ante with its triple-camera P20 Professional ($730 at Amazon), and whereas Samsung’s personal Notice 9 solely got here with two rear shooters, the brand new A9 could possibly be a touch of what high anticipate for the upcoming Galaxy S10.

The 4 rear cameras every carry out a distinct perform, with the primary 24-megapixel f1.7 digital camera the first shooter, when you have an Eight-megapixel ultra-wide 120-degree digital camera for group or panorama pictures. If it’s worthwhile to zoom in, the 10-megapixel telephoto will supply 2x optical zoom, whereas the 5-megapixel digital camera serves as a depth sensor, and can allow you to modify the background blur in actual time. For low-light pictures, Samsung makes use of the 24-megapixel digital camera, and combines 4 pixels into one for clearer footage.

Nevertheless it’s not simply the cameras that is new — the A9 sports activities colours with shimmery gradients. We have seen this beforehand on the Huawei P20 ($526 at Amazon) and P20 Professional, but it surely’s clear you possibly can educate an outdated canine new methods, as Samsung now has one thing comparable and good wanting as nicely.

Moreover the 4 shooters, the Samsung telephone comes with a 6.38-inch Tremendous AMOLED show powered by an octa-core processor. It’s going to have a fingerprint sensor on the again. Sadly, there is not any underscreen fingerprint sensor right here, like what you’d discover within the new Oppo R17 ($zero.23 at Amazon) and Vivo V11.

Different options embrace quick charging on its Three,800mAh battery, and if the default 128GB of storage is not sufficient, it’s also possible to pop in a microSD card for one more 512GB of house.

The Samsung Galaxy A9 will go on sale globally in November although costs haven’t been revealed. 

Fast specs

Processor: 2.2GHz octa-coreDisplay: 6.Three-inch Tremendous AMOLED show, 2,200×1,080 pixels resolutionMemory: 6GB or 8GB RAM, 128GB onboard storage with microSD card slotOperating system: Android OreoFingerprint sensor: Rear

Meet the triple digital camera Samsung Galaxy A7.


Moreover exhibiting off the brand new A9, Samsung’s Galaxy A7 additionally made an look, regardless of being unveiled earlier in India final month. Not like the quad-camera A9, the A7 has three rear cameras, the identical 24-megapixel fundamental, a wide-angle 120-degree Eight-megapixel digital camera and the 5-megapixel depth sensor. This does imply there is not any optical zoom, however there’s digital zoom if you really want it, horrible as that could be.

The A7 comes with a smaller 6-inch Tremendous AMOLED show, is powered by Samsung’s Exynos 7880 octa-core processor, and is water and dust-resistant as much as IP68, which suggests it could keep as much as 1.5m underwater for 30 minutes. It’s going to have Dolby Atmos sound and Bixby Assistant.

Not like the A9 although, the A7 has its fingerprint sensor situated on the facet on the facility button, which retains the rear of the telephone wanting clear.

The A7 will go on sale now in most markets. Pricing was not revealed.

Fast specs

Processor: Samsung Exynos 7880 octa-core DIsplay: 6-inch Tremendous AMOLEDCamera: 24-megapixel entrance and rear, Eight-megapixel wide-angle rear, 5-megapixel rear depth sensorMemory: 4GB RAM, 64GB onboard storage


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