Samsung is back again with its Galaxy series smartphone update with few significant changes this time. The Samsung Galaxy A9 Star that was announced by the company back in 2017 is finally coming out of the shell. The company has started taking the pre-orders for Galaxy A9 Star that will last until 14th June. The smartphone will be officially available for sale from June 15. With this Galaxy upgrade, Samsung will be aiming the market with a little high range smartphone packed with powerful specs. Samsung has already announced the phone, so we have all details about Galaxy A9 Star. Let's break down the phone’s features to know whether the phone will be able to make an impact on market or not.
Design & Display
Samsung is known for keeping the same old design pattern to its mid-range smartphones. However, with the upcoming Galaxy A9 Star, the company will be adding a new generation look. Considering the ongoing maximum display trends among the smartphone makers, Samsung has also made some significant changes. The upcoming Galaxy smartphone looks a door to a new design for the other upcoming smartphones from the same series. The Galaxy A9 Star seems to have a metallic unibody with edged corners that makes it look big.
Apart from this, the phone comes with a delicate finish ,which makes it look costlier than its actual price. However, there is no extra factor in the design, but it still seems good compared to its previous iterations. Samsung has narrowed down the extra bezel, and there's a tiny place for the camera and the sensor at the top with a large screen display. The rear side contains a dual camera that is vertically positioned just above the LED flash. The fingerprint sensor is located at the center of the back panel which is easily reachable.
Talking about the display of the phone, Galaxy A9 Star sport a 6.28 inch large Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen. The display comes with 1080 X 2220 pixel resolution that is FHD+ and provides an unrivaled experience. Along with this, the smartphone has an aspect ratio of 18.5:9 and 80% screen to body ratio due to minimum bezel.
The Galaxy A9 Star is not only a good looking smartphone but also comes with a powerful configuration under the hood. The device carries a Qualcomm SDM660 Snapdragon 660 chipset that is blazing fast. The chipset of the phone is powered by the Octa-core 4x2.2 GHz Kryo 260 & 4x1.8 GHz Kryo 260 processor. The processing unit of the phone is coupled with a 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage. The internal storage of the phone is upgradable up to 256GB using the micro SD card.
The Galaxy A9 Star will be running on Android 8.0 out of the box. According to the news, Samsung will release the update for latest Android version, i.e., Android 8.1 soon for the device. In addition to this, the smartphone will be coming with a 3700 mAh non-removable Li-Ion battery. As per the company’s claim, the battery is powerful enough to keep the phone alive for a whole day on using averagely.
Samsung has given a worth paying for camera improvement to the Galaxy A9 Star. With the device, you will find a dual rear camera that is composed of 24MP as a primary lens shaving f/1.7 aperture and a 16MP secondary lens. The rear camera of the phone offers features including phase detection autofocus, HDR, and panorama. The front facing camera comes with a 16MP lens having f/2.0 aperture, and the selfie camera is powerful enough to capture high-quality images. The phone’s camera is comparatively powerful than the devices available in the same range.
Price And Availability
The Galaxy A9 Star is launched with the price tag of Rs 30,500 ($452), so you will be getting a powerful smartphone at this price. As Samsung has already started taking the pre-orders for the phone, you can book anytime on its official website. The pre-order window will be open until June 14, and the phone will go on sale from June 15.
The Samsung Galaxy A9 Star is a good upgrade from Samsung that comprises powerful specs. The processing speed of the phone must be reasonable considering the processor and chipset. However, we need to wait till we get our hands on Galaxy A9 Star for the detailed review. But, the price of the phone is little bit high compared to its configuration and considering the Asian market competition. Samsung needs to lower its price to compete with Xiaomi.