Samsung Galaxy A9 Star and A9 Star Lite with FHD+ Super AMOLED Infinity displays, dual rear cameras announced

Update: Samsung has officially introduced the smartphone in China that details the specifications of the smartphone and it has changed the pricing.

Earlier: Samsung has started pre-bookings for the Galaxy A9 Star  and Galaxy A9 Star Lite smartphone in China, after rumors. The Galaxy A9 Star has a 6.28-inch FHD+ Super AMOLED Infinity display, is powered by Snapdragon 660, has a 16-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and a secondary 24-megapixel rear camera. It has a fingerprint sensor on the back and packs a 3700mAh battery.

The Galaxy A9 Star Lite is the same Galaxy A6+ that was introduced recently.

Samsung Galaxy A9 Star specifications

  •  6.28-inch FHD+ (1080×2220 pixels) FHD+ Super AMOLED Infinity display
  • Octa Core Snapdragon 660 14nm Mobile Platform (Quad 2.2GHz Kryo 260 + Quad 1.8GHz Kryo 260 CPUs) with Adreno 512 GPU
  • 4GB LPDDR4x RAM, 64GB internal storage, expandable memory up to 256GB with microSD
  • Android 8.0 (Oreo)
  • Dual SIM
  • 16MP primary rear camera with LED Flash, f/1.7 aperture, 24MP secondary rear camera
  • 24MP front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • Dimensions: 162.4×77.0×7.55mm; Weight: 188g
  • 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac (2.4/5GHz), Bluetooth 5 LE, GPS with GLONASS
  • 3700mAh battery with fast charging

Samsung Galaxy A9 Star Lite specifications

  • 6-inch (1080 x 2220 pixels) FHD+ Super AMOLED 18.5: 9 Infinity 2.5D curved glass display
  • 1.8GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 450 14nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 506 GPU
  • 4GB RAM, 64GB internal storage, expandable memory up to 256GB with microSD
  • Dual SIM
  • Android 8.0 (Oreo)
  • 16MP rear camera with LED flash, f/1.7 aperture,LED flash, 5MP secondary rear camera with f/1.9 aperture
  • 24MP front-facing camera with f/1.9 aperture, LED flash
  • Dimensions:  160.2 x 75.7 x 7.9 mm; Weight: 191g
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • Samsung Pay Mini
  • 3.5mm audio jack, Dolby Atmos
  • 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi a/b/g/n (2.4/5GHz), HT40, Bluetooth 4.2 LE, GPS
  • 3500mAh battery

The Samsung Galaxy A9 Star comes in Black and White colors and is priced at 2999 yuan (US$ 468 / Rs. 31,620 approx.) . The A9 Star Lite comes in Black and Blue colors and is priced at 1999 yuan (US$ 312 / Rs. 21,075 approx.). Both the phones are available for pre-order through Samsung online store in China till June 14th and goes on sale from June 15th.


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