A purported Galaxy A9 has been spotted on AnTuTu that reveals it will be an upper-midrange smartphone. It may be the newest addition to the Samsung Galaxy A series that include smartphones like the Galaxy A3, the Galaxy A5, the Galaxy A7 and the Galaxy A8.
The AnTuTu listing of the purported Galaxy A9 mentions the handset with the model number "SM-A9000." The handset will be featuring a 5.5-inch display that will support for full HD resolution of 1,920 x 1,080 pixels.
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The device will be powered by the Snapdragon 620 chipset that will be supported by 3 GB of RAM. The internal storage of the Galaxy A9 will be of 32 GB. The details of the camera are not mentioned on AnTuTu. The listing also reveals that the handset will be running on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop.
Tech Times stated that the external storage of the handset will be supporting 128 GB of microSD. The rear camera of the device will be of 16-megapixel and the front-facing camera will be of 5-megapixel. It is also expected to arrive with dual-SIM support.
Samsung has been heavily criticized in the past for using plastic chassis for its premium smartphones. Hence, it introduced a new series of Galaxy A smartphones that feature full-metal designs. Since the Samsung Galaxy A9 will be a Galaxy A series smartphone, it will be boasting premium appeal with it’s a full-metal chassis.
Although Samsung has not confirmed any information on the Galaxy A9, rumors have it that it may get announced next month, and could be made available for purchase by the upcoming holiday season.
The Samsung Galaxy A8 that was announced in July this year sports a 5.7-inch full HD screen. Other features of the handset include the Snapdragon 615 SoC, 2 GB of RAM, 32 GB of native storage, up to 128 GB microSD storage, 16-megapixel camera, 5-megapixel camera and 3,050 mAh battery.