• 6" (1920x1080) Super AMOLED
  • 3GB
    MSM8976 Snapdragon 652 SoC
    32GB Storage
  • 13-MP, f/1.9 Rear: 1x Camera
  • 4000 mAh
  • 6.3" (2220x1080) Super AMOLED
  • 6GB/8GB
    Snapdragon 660 SoC
    128GB Storage
  • 24-MP, f/1.7, OIS Rear: 4x Camera
  • 3800 mAh
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Specifications Highlights
ProductGalaxy A9 (2016) (2015)Galaxy A9 (2018) (2018)
Display6" 1920x1080 Super AMOLED6.3" 2220x1080 Super AMOLED
Rear Camera(s)
  • 13-MP f/1.9 (Primary)
  • 24-MP f/1.7 (Primary) +OIS
  • 10-MP f/2.4
  • f/2.4
  • 5-MP f/2.2
Selfie Camera(s)
  • 8-MP
  • 24-MP f/2
Computing
  • MSM8976 Snapdragon 652 SoC
  • 3GB RAM
  • 32GB Storage
  • MicroSD (256GB max.)
  • Snapdragon 660 SoC
  • 6GB/8GB RAM
  • 128GB Storage
  • MicroSDXC
Battery4000 mAh3800 mAh
DesignIP Rating, 200g (7.1oz), 161.7x80.9x7.4 mm (6.37 x 3.19 x 0.29 inches)IP Rating, 183g (6.5oz), 77x162.5x7.8 mm (3.03 x 6.40 x 0.31 inches)
Display
TypeSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Diagonal (inches)6"6.3"
Display/Body Ratio75.9%80.5%
Resolution1920x10802220x1080
Sharpness (PPI)367 PPI392 PPI
Display Glass TypeGorilla Glass 4
Features
  • Multitouch
  • Multitouch
  • Glossy
  • 2.5D
  • Always-On
Color Depth24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)
Camera 0
NameRear CameraRear Camera
Megapixel13-MP24-MP
Aperturef/1.9f/1.7
Autofocus Features
  • Contrast
Hardware Features
  • Flash
  • HDR Photo
  • LED Flash
  • Autofocus
  • OIS
  • HDR Photo
Software Features
  • Geo Tag
  • Continuous shooting
  • Geo Tag
  • Face Detect
Video Resolutions
  • 1080p/30fps
  • 2160p/30fps
Max. Photo Resolution5632x4224
Camera 1
NameFront CameraFront Camera
Megapixel8-MP24-MP
Aperturef/2
Video Resolutions
  • 1080p/30fps
Max. Photo Resolution5632x4224
Camera 2
NameRear Camera Secondary (Zoom)
Megapixel10-MP
Aperturef/2.4
Camera 3
NameRear Camera Tertiary (UltraWide)
Aperturef/2.4
Camera 4
NameRear Camera Quaternary (Bokeh Sensor)
Megapixel5-MP
Aperturef/2.2
Battery
Battery TypeLi-IonLi-Ion
Battery Capacity (mAh)4000 mAh3800 mAh
Battery Features
  • Fast Charge
  • Fast Charge
  • Non-Removable
Computing
Processor BrandQualcommQualcomm
Processor NameMSM8976 Snapdragon 652Snapdragon 660
Processor ModelMSM8976
Processor # Cores88
Main Processor Frequency (GHz)quad-core 1.8 & quad-core 1.2 GHz2.2 GHz
RAM Options3GB6GB/8GB
Internal Storage Options32GB128GB
Memory Card TypeMicroSDMicroSDXC
Mem. Card Max. Size256GB
Operating System + VersionAndroid 5.1.1Android 8.0
Communications
LTE Category (Download)LTE CAT4 150 MbpsLTE CAT9 452 Mbps
LTE Bands38,39,40,41
Modem Features
  • GPRS
  • EDGE
  • LTE
  • UMTS
  • EDGE
  • GPRS
  • HSPA+
  • LTE
  • EV-DO A
  • TD-SCDMA
  • TD-HSDPA
WiFi Speed
  • a
  • b
  • g
  • n
  • ac
  • a
  • b
  • g
  • n
  • ac
WiFi Features
  • Hotspot
  • Dual-band
  • WiFi Direct
  • Dual-band
  • Hotspot
  • WiFi Direct
  • MU-MIMO
Bluetooth VersionBluetooth 4.1Bluetooth 5.0
Bluetooth Features
  • A2DP
  • BT LE
  • BT EDR
  • A2DP
  • AVRCP
  • DIP
  • HFP
  • HID
  • HSP
  • MAP
  • OPP
  • PAN
  • PBAP/PAB
NFC Features
  • NFC Supported
  • NFC Supported
Connector TypeMicro USBUSB Type C
Connector Features
  • USB 2.0
  • USB OTG
SAR US Head1.19 W/Kg
SAR US Body1.33 W/Kg
SAR EU Head0.18 W/Kg
SAR EU Body0.55 W/Kg
Sim Card 0
NameSIM0SIM0
SIM TypeNano SIMNano SIM
Sim Card 1
NameSIM1
SIM TypeNano SIM
Multimedia
Audio Alerts
  • VIBRATION
  • MP3
  • WAV
Audio Features
  • Loudspeaker
  • 3.5mm Port
  • Phone Noise Cancellation
  • FM Radio
  • Loudspeaker
  • FM Radio
  • 3.5mm Port
Audio Formats
  • MP3
  • WAV
  • WMA
  • FLAC
  • AAC
  • 3GA
  • AMR
  • RA
  • FLAC
  • M4A
  • MID
  • MIDI
  • MP3
  • OGA
  • OGG
  • WMA
  • WAV
Video Formats
  • MP4
  • WMV
  • H.264
  • MPEG-4
  • MP4
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • Gyroscope
  • Proximity
  • Proximity
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Barometer
  • Fingerprint
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • BeiDou

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