• 6" (1920x1080) Super AMOLED
  • 3GB
    MSM8976 Snapdragon 652 SoC
    32GB Storage
  • 13-MP, f/1.9 Rear: 1 Camera
  • 4000 mAh

The Samsung Galaxy A9 (2016) phone has a 6-inch (1920x1080) Super AMOLED screen, a 13MP main camera and a 8MP selfie camera. The battery capacity is 4000 mAh and the main processor is a MSM8976 Snapdragon 652 with 3 GB of RAM.

Specifications Highlights
ProductGalaxy A9 (2016) (2015)
Display6" 1920x1080 Super AMOLED
Rear Camera(s)
  • 13-MP f/1.9 (Primary)
Selfie Camera(s)
  • 8-MP
Computing
  • MSM8976 Snapdragon 652 SoC
  • 3GB RAM
  • 32GB Storage
  • MicroSD (256GB max.)
Battery4000 mAh
DesignIP Rating, 200g (7.1oz), 161.7x80.9x7.4 mm (6.37 x 3.19 x 0.29 inches)
Advertising
Display
TypeSuper AMOLED
Diagonal (inches)6"
Display/Body Ratio75.9%
Resolution1920x1080
Sharpness (PPI)367 PPI
Display Glass TypeGorilla Glass 4
Features
  • Multitouch
Color Depth24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)
Primary Camera
NameRear Camera
Megapixel13-MP
Aperturef/1.9
Sensor Pixel Size1.15 µm
Hardware Features
  • Flash
  • HDR Photo
Software Features
  • Geo Tag
Video Resolutions
  • 1080p/30fps
Battery
Battery TypeLi-Ion
Battery Capacity (mAh)4000 mAh
Battery Features
  • Fast Charge
Computing
Processor BrandQualcomm
Processor NameMSM8976 Snapdragon 652
Processor # Cores8
Main Processor Frequency (GHz)quad-core 1.8 & quad-core 1.2 GHz
RAM Options3GB
Internal Storage Options32GB
Memory Card TypeMicroSD
Mem. Card Max. Size256GB
Operating System + VersionAndroid 5.1.1
Communications
LTE Category (Download)LTE CAT4 150 Mbps
Modem Features
  • GPRS
  • EDGE
  • LTE
WiFi Speed
  • a
  • b
  • g
  • n
  • ac
WiFi Features
  • Hotspot
  • Dual-band
  • WiFi Direct
Bluetooth VersionBluetooth 4.1
Bluetooth Features
  • A2DP
  • BT LE
  • BT EDR
NFC Features
  • NFC Supported
Connector TypeMicro USB
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
NameSIM0
SIM TypeNano SIM
Multimedia
Audio Alerts
  • VIBRATION
  • MP3
  • WAV
Audio Features
  • Loudspeaker
  • 3.5mm Port
  • Phone Noise Cancellation
  • FM Radio
Audio Formats
  • MP3
  • WAV
  • WMA
  • FLAC
Video Formats
  • MP4
  • WMV
  • H.264
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • Gyroscope
  • Proximity

Galaxy A9 (2016) Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Is the Samsung Galaxy A9 (2016) waterproof?

No. the Galaxy A9 (2016) does not appear to be water-resistant as we do not have an IP-Rating. Ingress Protection, or I.P, is a certification that shows if water or dust can penetrate devices.

Is the Galaxy A9 (2016) Dual-SIM?

No, the Galaxy A9 (2016) does not have dual-SIMs as far as we know, but it may be different in Asia. We mostly track USA data.

Is the Galaxy A9 (2016) 4K?

No, the Galaxy A9 (2016) 1920x1080 screen resolution is not 4K. 4K is often defined as 4096×2160 (2160p) or 3840×2160 (UHD) resolution on mobiles, but there are other variations for Cinema and Televisions.

Does the Galaxy A9 (2016) feature Wireless Charging?

No, the Galaxy A9 (2016) is not compatible with Wireless Charging.

Is the Galaxy A9 (2016) 4G-compatible?

Yes, the Galaxy A9 (2016) is a 4G handset that is rated 4G LTE cat4 (150 Mbps).

Does the Galaxy A9 (2016) work with 5G data?

No, the Galaxy A9 (2016) is not a 5G NR handset.

Does the Galaxy A9 (2016) have a USB-C connector?

No, the Galaxy A9 (2016) is not a USB-C device.

Does the Galaxy A9 (2016) have a removable battery?

No, the Galaxy A9 (2016) does not have a removable battery.

Samsung Galaxy A9 (2016) Specs & Speed Benchmarks

Antutu

Higher is better

3DMark Unlimited Icestorm

Higher is better

Battery Capacity (mAh)

Higher is better