Samsung Galaxy A9 (2016) specs, comparisons, faq, opinions

Samsung Galaxy A9 (2016)
  • Released 2016, January 200g, 7.4mm thickness Android 5.1.1, up to 6.0.1 32GB storage, microSDXC
  • Octa-core (4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A72 & 4x1.4 GHz Cortex-A53) Adreno 510 Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) About 224 USD
  • 6" 1080x1920 pixels
  • 13MP 1080p
  • 3GB RAM Snapdragon 652
  • 4000mAh Li-Ion

Samsung Galaxy A9 (2016) overview

Samsung Galaxy A9 (2016) is a smartphone that runs on Android. It was released on 2016, January. Samsung Galaxy A9 (2016) has 6. inch, Super AMOLED, a resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels screen with Corning Gorilla Glass 4. It uses Qualcomm MSM8976 Snapdragon 652 (28 nm) chipset, Octa-core (4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A72 & 4x1.4 GHz Cortex-A53) CPU, Adreno 510 GPU. It supports 2G, 3G, 4G networks with Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by). Samsung Galaxy A9 (2016) has 13MP Single main camera, 8MP Single selfie camera. Samsung Galaxy A9 (2016) uses Li-Ion 4000 mAh, non-removable battery. The price of Samsung Galaxy A9 (2016) is about 224 USD.

Score the key features of Samsung Galaxy A9 (2016) compared to the other phones on the market:

  • CPU Cores: 95 / 100 points
  • Camera pixels: 47 / 100 points
  • Screen resolution: 70 / 100 points
  • Battery capacity: 88 / 100 points
  • Price: 28 / 100 points

Samsung Galaxy A9 (2016) full specifications

NETWORK

Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
3G bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 38, 39, 40, 41
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps

LAUNCH

Announced 2015, December. Released 2016, January
Status Discontinued

BODY

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)
Build Glass front (Gorilla Glass 4), glass back (Gorilla Glass 4), aluminum frame
SIM Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

DISPLAY

Type Super AMOLED
Size 6.0 inches, 99.2 cm2 (~75.9% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~367 ppi density)
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 4

PLATFORM

OS Android 5.1.1 (Lollipop), upgradable to 6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8976 Snapdragon 652 (28 nm)
CPU Octa-core (4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A72 & 4x1.4 GHz Cortex-A53)
GPU Adreno 510

MEMORY

Card slot microSDXC (dedicated slot)
Internal 32GB 3GB RAM
  eMMC 5.1

MAIN CAMERA

Single 13 MP, f/1.9, 28mm (wide), 1/3.1", 1.12µm, AF, OIS
Features LED flash, panorama, HDR
Video [email protected]

SELFIE CAMERA

Single 8 MP, f/1.9, 24mm (wide)
Video [email protected]

SOUND

Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes

COMMUNICATIONS

WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 4.1, A2DP, EDR, LE
GPS GPS, GLONASS, BDS
NFC Yes
Radio FM radio, RDS, recording
USB microUSB 2.0

FEATURES

Sensors Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass
  ANT+

BATTERY

Type Li-Ion 4000 mAh, non-removable
Charging 18W wired

MISCELLANEOUS

Colors Pearl White, Midnight Black, Champagne Gold, Pink
Models SM-A900F, SM-A9000
SAR 1.19 W/kg (head) 1.33 W/kg (body)
SAR EU 0.18 W/kg (head) 0.55 W/kg (body)
Price About 224 USD

TESTS

Performance Basemark OS II 2.0: 1529
Basemark X: 15290
Display Contrast ratio: Infinite (nominal), 3.817 (sunlight)
Camera Photo / Video
Loudspeaker Voice 65dB / Noise 72dB / Ring 65dB
Battery life Endurance rating 103h

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