Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) Gets Another Price Cut in India: Now Retails at Rs. 30,990

Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) Gets Another Price Cut in India: Now Retails at Rs. 30,990

Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) Gets Another Price Cut in India: Now Retails at Rs. 30,990

by February 7, 2019

Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018)Samsung seems all geared up to capture more market share in 2019. Recently, the company launched its new M series (Galaxy M10 and Galaxy M20) in India which is targeted at budget segment. And now the company has reduced price of its Galaxy A9 (2018) in order to boost sales. The device has received a price cut of Rs. 3,000 bringing down the starting price tag to Rs. 30,990 for the 6GB RAM base variant, while the top variant with 8GB RAM has a revised price tag of Rs. 36,990. Notably, the company had already slashed the price of the device by Rs. 3,000 last month. The phone was launched with a price tag of Rs. 36,990 and now retails at Rs. 30,990, which makes it a good deal for the buyers and is sure to increase sales.

Here’s a quick recap of Galaxy A9 (2018) for those who are interested…

The Galaxy A9 sports a 6.3-inch full-HD+ Infinity Super AMOLED display panel with screen resolution of 1080×2220 pixels and an aspect ratio of 18.5:9. Powering the device is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 chipset which flaunts a dedicated AI Engine and has four cores clocked at 2.2GHz and four cores clocked at 1.8GHz paired with Adreno 512 GPU. In terms of memory, there are two options- 6GB RAM + 128GB internal storage and 8GB RAM + 128GB internal storage. The storage has support for expansion up to 512GB via microSD card. The device packs 3,800mAh capacity battery with support for Fast Charging and runs Samsung Experience UX based on Android 8.1 Oreo operating system out of the box.

The Galaxy A9 (2018) is Samsung’s first quad-camera (rear) smartphone comes with a standard 24-megapixel sensor (f/1.7 aperture), an 8-megapixel wide-angle sensor (120-degree lens and f/2.4 aperture), a 10-megapixel telephoto sensor (f/2.4 aperture and 2Xoptical zoom) and a 5-megapixel depth sensor. As for selfies, there’s a 24-megapixel camera on the front with support for HDR. Both the rear as well as front camera have a dedicated LED flash support for enhanced photography during low lighting conditions.

Key Specifications of Galaxy A9 (2018)

  • 6.3-inch full-HD+ Infinity Super AMOLED display
  • 1080×2220 pixels
  • 5:9 aspect ratio
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SoC
  • Adreno 512 GPU
  • 6GB or 8GB of RAM
  • 128GB of internal storage (512GB expandable)
  • 3,800mAh battery capacity
  • Android 8.1 Oreo OS
  • 24MP + 8MP + 10MP + 5MP quad rear camera
  • 24MP selfie camera

On the security front, there’s a rear mounted fingerprint scanner as well as Face Unlock feature. In terms of connectivity, there’s 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac (2.4/5GHz), Bluetooth v5, GPS + GLONASS, NFC (Optional) and headphone jack. In terms of dimensions, the phone measures 162.5 x 77 x 7.8 mm and weighs about 183 grams.