Samsung Galaxy A9 (2016) Review & Price Online


After the official launch of the Samsung Galaxy A5 and Galaxy A7, Samsung had silently launched the Galaxy A9 for the year 2016, first-ever 6-inch phablet handset from the company. The new Galaxy A9 phablet is the biggest, most powerful member of the Samsung A family that joins the A7 (2016) with 5.5-inch display, A5 (2016) with 5.2-inch display, and A3 (2016) with 4.7-inche display, respectively comes with a Full HD display, an improved main camera, Octa-Core processor. It is also sported featuring a bigger battery capacity of 4,000mAh.

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 Build and Display (Galaxy A series of dynamic upgrades!)

Samsung Galaxy A9 showcases an attractive design, much like what you’d ordinarily expect from a device from its Korean maker complete with the metal sculpted edges and glass front panel. While all three smaller models measure 7.3mm thin, the A9 manages to be the odd one out by adding 0.1mm extra to its thickness.

The new Samsung Galaxy A9 (2016) crams in 6-inch Full HD Super AMOLED screen and has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels and a pixel density of approximately 367ppi for awesome viewing experience. Samsung offers you four colours to choose from, including Pearl White, Midnight Black, Champagne Gold.

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On the camera front, Samsung Galaxy A9 (2016) packs a flash-assisted rear camera of 13 megapixel and 8MP for the front-facing selfie cam, both of which have a ƒ/1.9 aperture lens.

In addition to the usual features, the main shooter now boasts optical image stabilisation (OIS) – a feature you’d ordinarily expect to see on high-end smartphones.

Performance & Storage

Inside, it packs in the recently rebranded 64-bit Qualcomm Xiaolong MSM8976 A72 octa-core Snapdragon 652 processor (previously named 620) clocking in at 1.8GHz equipped with Adreno510 core graphics processor, can easily deal with thousands of data challenges, paired with 3GB RAM – similar to the one on the new Infinix Zero 3 and 32GB of storage with the ability to expand up to 128GB via MicroSD card for your pictures, videos and other files.

Other Specs and Features

The Samsung Galaxy A9 runs on Android 5.1.1 (Lollipop) and fueled by a larger 4,000mAh capacity non-removable battery even though the device is just 7.4 mm thin, Samsung has managed to pack in the huge battery with support for Quick-charge.

You will be able to enjoy lightning fast browsing and downloading speeds on Samsung Galaxy A9 (2016) with its 4G LTE-A (Cat. 6) support.

Galaxy A9 fingerprint sensor

The device can be unlocked, and used for contactless payment (Samsung PAY) with the aid of the finger-print sensor located at the bottom of the physical home button. The Galaxy A9, similar to other recently launched high-end devices from Samsung, comes with Samsung Pay. Connectivity options also include microUSB 2.0, Bluetooth 4.1, NFC, ANT+ and Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n.

Pricing and availability

The device will be available in China later this month with pricing being confirmed at a later date.

Samsung Galaxy A9 (2016) is not yet available in Nigeria. We currently have no data on pricing and availability for Nigeria. When available, Samsung Galaxy A9 Price in Nigeria is expected to range from N95,000 to N120,000 at launch.

Samsung Galaxy A9 (2016) Full Technical Specifications


Device Type Smartphone
Model Samsung Galaxy A9 (2016)
Announced December 2015
Released Exp. Release January, 2015
Status Coming soon. Exp. release 2016, January
Price Range Expected to range from N45,000 to N65,000 at launch.


Type Candybar (Unibody with metallic accents and glass display)
Dimensions 161.7 x 80.9 x 7.4 mm (6.37 x 3.19 x 0.29 in)
Weight 200 g (7.05 oz)
Protection n/a
Colors Pearl White, Midnight Black, Champagne Gold


2G Network GSM – 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz – SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional)
3G Network HSDPA – 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz
4G Network Yes (LTE models only)
SIM Type Nano-SIM, dual stand-by
Dual SIM Optional Dual SIM


Display Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Size 6.0 inches (~75.9% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels
Colors 16M colors
Pixel Density ~367 ppi pixel density
Touch Screen Yes
Protection Corning® Gorilla® Glass 4
Secondary Display n/a


Yes, 3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player
Vibration, Ringtones
Yes (Dual Mic for Noise Cancellation, Dolby Audio™)
3.5mm jack, Dual Microphone with Noise Cancellation for the best phone call quality


13 MP, f/1.9, autofocus, OIS, LED flash
Yes, [email protected]
1/3″ sensor size, 1.12 µm pixel size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR
Yes, LED flash
8 MP, f/1.9, 1080p


Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop), planned upgrade to v6.0 (Marshmallow)
Facebook Yes
Youtube Yes


Qualcomm®Snapdragon™ 652
CPU Quad-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A72 & quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU Adreno™ 510 GPU
Internal Storage 32 GB
Yes, Expandable up to 128 GB by MicroSD™ card
Fingerprint, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass


Yes, Bluetooth 4.1 with A2DP, LE
Infrared n/a
Wi-Fi Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-fi Hotspot Yes
USB Yes, microUSB 2.0
GPS Yes, with Dual Navigation (GPS, A-GPS), GLONASS
NFC Yes (LTE Model only)


2G GPRS Up to 32 to 48 kbps; EDGE – up to 236.8 kbps
3G Up to 42.2/5.76 Mbps
4G Yes, up to 150Mbps (LTE model only)
Speed Up to 42.2 mbps
Web Browser Yes, HTML5


SMS Yes (threaded view)
Email Yes, IMAP4, POP3, SMTP
IM Yes

Other Features

– Fast battery charging
– ANT+ support
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
– MP4/WMV/H.264 player
– MP3/WAV/WMA/eAAC+/FLAC player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer


Battery Type Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 4000 mAh
Placement Non-removable
Talk Time
Music Play

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