The South Korean smartphone maker Samsung has finally launched the much-anticipated Galaxy A9 Star and Galaxy A9 Star Lite in China. Pre-orders of these products have already commenced and will continue till June 14 and will be available in the market from June 15.
Both the variants are furnished with a sophisticated fingerprint scanner at the back, a full-HD+ AMOLED display, 64GB inbuilt storage and operates on the latest Android Oreo 8.0.
The low end Galaxy A9 Star Lite is equipped with dual rear cameras; 16MP primary sensor and 5MP secondary sensor. The selfie camera has 24MP sensor coupled with a f/1.9 aperture and LED flash support. The handset weighs 191 grams and measure at 162.2×75.7×7.9mm. The connectivity options on the device include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi a/b/g/n (2.4/5GHz), HT40, Bluetooth 4.2 LE, GPS, and 3.5mm audio jack.
The Galaxy A9 Star Lite is fueled by a 1.8GHz Snapdragon 450 octa-core chipset paired with Adreno 506 GPU and is powered by 3500mAh battery. It supports Samsung Pay Mini and sports a -inch full-HD+ (1080×2220 pixels) Super AMOLED Infinity display with an 18.5:9 aspect ratio.
The premium The Galaxy A9 Star also sports a dual rear cameras; a 16-megapixel primary sensor with LED flash and f/1,7 aperture, and a 24-megapixel secondary sensor. The 24MP selfie sensor is equipped with f/1.0 aperture and AI beauty features. Powered by a 3700mAh batter, the product is backed by Snapdragon 660 octa-core (Quad 2.2GHz Kryo 260 + Quad 1.8GHz Kryo 260 CPUs) chipset. Along with a 4GB RAM the phone offers 64GB inbuilt storage that can be expanded upto 256GB via external microSD card.
Galaxy A9 Star Lite also include Samsung’s own voice assistant Bixby along with additional connectivity options 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac (2.4/5GHz), Bluetooth 5 LE, GPS with GLONASS.
Samsung Galaxy A9 Star appears in two colour variants, White and Black with a price tag of CNY 2,999 (roughly Rs. 31,600), while the low end Galaxy A9 Star Lite will carry the price tag of NY 1,999 (roughly Rs. 21,100) in Blue and Black colour options.