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|DESIGN AND DIMENSIONS Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) (Dual-SIM)|
|Manufacturer Model Number||SM-A920F/DS|
|Height||162.5 mm||Better than 93 % of phones rated.|
|Width||77 mm||Better than 91 % of phones rated.|
|Depth||7.8 mm||Better than 89 % of phones rated.|
|Weight||183 g||Worse than 81 % of phones rated.|
|Body Colour||Bubblegum pink | Caviar black | Lemonade blue|
|SAR Value||1.587 W/kg (body), 0.351 W/kg (head)|
|Connector Type||USB Type-C - 24 pin USB-C|
|SIM Card Type (Size)||Nano SIM|
|SIM Card Qty||Dual-SIM|
The Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) (Dual-SIM) has dimensions 162.5 mm × 77 mm × 7.8 mm. Its weight is 183 g.Show more
|DISPLAY Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) (Dual-SIM)|
|Display Type||OLED display|
|Display Technology||Super AMOLED|
|Screen Size (Display Size)||6.3"||Better than 86 % of phones rated.|
|Screen Resolution (Display Resolution)||2220 x 1080 pixels||Better than 82 % of phones rated.|
|Display Format||Full HD+|
|Colour Depth||16.7 million colours||Better than 99 % of phones rated.|
|Display Features||Always-on display|
The screen size reaches 6.3" inches. With a large display, phone offers a great experience for watching videos, playing games and reading. The best phones today are 6.5'' or more. They have the advantage of a large display area that allows you to see more content than with conventional display sizes. Owing to OLED technology, the display offers a true representation of colours, especially black. The resulting contrast is significantly higher and colours appear more vivid. OLED technology is now part of most smartphones, while LCD displays are becoming a thing of the past in mobile phones. OLED displays also have lower power consumption compared to LCD technology.
Display Resolution of Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) (Dual-SIM) is 2220 x 1080 pixels. A higher display resolution is a prerequisite for a sharper image. The standard for mid-range phones today is a Full HD resolution of 1920 × 1080 px. Cheaper phones, which usually have a smaller diagonal, have an HD resolution of 1280 × 720 px. Smaller resolutions can only be found in older models. Best phones, on the other hand, have a 4K resolution of 3840 x 2160 px.
|PROCESSOR Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) (Dual-SIM)|
|Processor Type (CPU)||Qualcomm Snapdragon 660|
|Clock Speed||2.2 GHz||Better than 80 % of phones rated.|
|Processor Core Qty||8-core||Better than 99 % of phones rated.|
|64-bit Architecture||Yes||Better than 81 % of phones rated.|
Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) (Dual-SIM) is supplied with Qualcomm Snapdragon 660. The number of processor cores is 8. It is a number of cores that plays an important role in evaluating the performance of phone as it is responsible for computing operations. Smartphones already commonly have a core count of around 4 to 8. Multi-core processors can perform better and reduce the processing time of a request to a minimum, which is reflected in the responsiveness of the phone, e.g. in the speed of opening applications. Another important parameter is the processor frequency, which indicates how many instructions the phone can process in one second. Similar to refresh rate, the higher the number, the faster the phone responds. Processor frequency of phone Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) (Dual-SIM) is 2.2 GHz. As standard today, you'll find this value between 1.8 GHz and 2.8 GHz.Show more
|MEMORY Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) (Dual-SIM)|
|RAM||6 GB||Better than 87 % of phones rated.|
|Internal Memory Size (Storage Capacity)||128 GB||Better than 92 % of phones rated.|
|Supported Flash Memory Cards (Expandable Memory)||microSDHC, microSDXC - up to 512 GB|
One of the most important parameters for user´s decision is often internal memory capacity. The larger it is, the more apps, photos, movies and other files your phone can store. This phone has 128 GB storage. It is currently the most common storage size among today´s smartphones. The capacity is perfectly adequate for the average user. It will allow you to store thousands of photos, high-resolution videos, dozens of apps and several games on your phone. But if you're one of those really demanding users and you use your phone to shoot 4K videos etc., then you should rather pay extra to have a larger storage of 256 GB or more. Nowadays, you can usually find one phone model on the market with several different memory sizes. This allows each user to choose what suits them best.
For this model it is possible to increase the storage size by inserting a memory card.
Size of the RAM memory tells us how powerful the phone is. Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) (Dual-SIM) is equipped with 6 GB. Commonly today you will find phones with 6 to 8 GB of RAM. This means that the phone can easily handle normal operation and more demanding applications or games. Higher RAM of 12 GB can be found in best phones on market and are ideal especially for avid gamers. On the other hand, operating memory below 4 GB is more of an issue with lower-end phones and older models. However, even they will find their fans among less demanding users, who don´t want to spend much on buying new phone.
|CAMERA Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) (Dual-SIM)|
|Number of Main Cameras||4|
|Sensor Resolution||24 Megapixel||Better than 89 % of phones rated.|
|Lens Aperture||F/1.7||Better than 94 % of phones rated.|
|Light Source||LED flash|
|Sensor Resolution (2nd Camera)||8 Megapixel||Better than 51 % of phones rated.|
|Lens Type (2nd Camera)||Ultra wide-angle lens|
|Lens Aperture (2nd Camera)||F/2.4||Worse than 62 % of phones rated.|
|Sensor Resolution (3rd Camera)||10 Megapixel||Better than 72 % of phones rated.|
|Lens Type (3rd Camera)||Telephoto lens|
|Lens Aperture (3rd Camera)||F/2.4||Better than 75 % of phones rated.|
|Sensor Resolution (4th Camera)||5 Megapixel||Better than 90 % of phones rated.|
|Lens Aperture (4th Camera)||F/2.2||Better than 93 % of phones rated.|
|Number of Front Cameras||1|
|Sensor Resolution (Front)||24 Megapixel||Better than 94 % of phones rated.|
|Lens Aperture (Front)||F/2.0||Better than 89 % of phones rated.|
The rear camera of the phone Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) (Dual-SIM) has 4 lenses. Today's modern phones usually have several rear lenses. The most common are macro lens, telephoto lens and wide-angle lens. Each is used to capture the perfect photo - macro lens is designed for close-up photography, telephoto lens, often equipped with an optical zoom, is for photos of objects in distance, and wide-angle lens captures larger areas where you need a wider field of view. The resolution of main lens is 24 Megapixel. Nonetheless, resolution alone does not necessarily mean a good photo. Therefore, you should look at other parameters such as lens aperture or pixel size. Another important factor is the aperture, which in this case is F/1.7 and determines how much light passes through the sensor. Best phones have an aperture of up to F/1.5. But the most common lenses today are F/1.8 to F/2.2. In this case, the lower the number after the slash, the higher the photo quality.
The second lens of rear camera is designed as Ultra wide-angle lens. The resolution reaches size of 8 Megapixel. In addition, this lens also features lens aperture of F/2.4.
Lens number three represents the Telephoto lens. The resolution of third lens is then 10 Megapixel. The aperture reaches size of F/2.4.
The resolution of fourth rear camera reaches 5 Megapixel. Lens aperture value then reaches F/2.2.
The front camera of phone Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) (Dual-SIM) has one lens. This number of lenses is standard on most smartphones nowadays. The lens is equipped with 24 Megapixel. However, do not forget there are other factors than resolution having impact on the final quality of front camera photos. The main front lens also achieves F/2.0.
|BATTERY AND CHARGING Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) (Dual-SIM)|
|Battery Capacity (Battery Size)||3800 mAh||Better than 83 % of phones rated.|
The battery size of Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) (Dual-SIM) is 3800 mAh. Nevertheless, battery capacity is not the only factor that affects the phone's battery life. For example - the size of the display, the performance of the processor, the use of data functions and, of course, the intensity of use of phone in general all have a significant impact on battery life. Standard for most smartphones today is a battery capacity of around 4500 to 5000 mAH. Phones with this battery size usually guarantee a phone life of at least 1 day. Older or cheaper smartphone models can then reach battery capacities typically around 2500 mAH and below. With this capacity, you may find that if you use your phone heavily, you may need to recharge your phone during the day.Show more
|CELLULAR Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) (Dual-SIM)|
|Technology||WCDMA (UMTS) / GSM|
|Mobile Broadband Generation||4G||Better than 91 % of phones rated.|
|Operating System||Android 8.0 Oreo|
|Payment Technology||Samsung Pay|
|Navigation||GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, Galileo|
Standard 4G connectivity is currently being replaced by 5G, but is still the preserve of the latest phones. Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) (Dual-SIM) supports 4G. 3G connectivity is now only found in the oldest phones. The operating system in the case of this model is Android 8.0 Oreo. This model also offers ability to pay by phone with Samsung Pay.Show more
|COMMUNICATIONS Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) (Dual-SIM)|
|Data Transmission||GPRS, EDGE, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE|
|2G Band||850 GSM, 900 GSM, 1800 GSM, 1900 GSM|
|Wireless Interface||IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac, ANT+/ANT|
|NFC||Yes||Better than 68 % of phones rated.|
|Messaging Services||SMS, MMS|
Contactless payments are not a problem with this phone, thanks to NFC function. It can also be used, for example, to unlock doors or load menus in a restaurant using an NFC tag. Bluetooth 5.0 must not be missing from the basic package. It makes it easy to connect wireless headphones to your phone, connect your phone to your TV, tablet, speaker and more.Show more
|MEDIA Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) (Dual-SIM)|
|Supported Digital Audio Standards||WAV, WMA, AAC, AMR, MP3, FLAC, XMF, OGG, MIDI, M4A, MXMF, OGA, 3GA, AWB, IMY, RTTTL, RTX, OTA, MID|
|Supported Digital Video Standards||MKV, FLV, AVI, MPEG-4, WMV, ASF, 3GP, M4V, WebM, 3G2|
|FEATURES Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) (Dual-SIM)|
|Phone Functions||Speakerphone, voice control, call timer, conference call, flight mode, voice dialing, vibrating alert|
|Sensors||Accelerometer, proximity sensor, gyro sensor, hall sensor, RGB sensor, geomagnetic sensor|
|Security Devices||Face recognition, fingerprint reader|
|Additional Phone Features||MIMO technology, Bixby Vision|
|OTHERS Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) (Dual-SIM)|
|Included Accessories||Power adapter|
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