What we learned about the Galaxy A9 (2018) design from its creator

We were invited to a briefing session today with Sang IL Park, Samsung’s principal product designer for the new Galaxy A9. Samsung launched this device yesterday at an event in Kuala Lumpur. It’s the company’s and the world’s first smartphone with four rear cameras. We have already detailed the specifics of …

Here’s one scene captured by each of the Galaxy A9’s four rear cameras

The Galaxy A9 is the world’s first smartphone with four rear cameras. You get a 24-megapixel lens for regular pictures, a 5-megapixel lens for bokeh (Live Focus) pictures, a telephoto lens for zooming in on a subject, and an ultra-wide lens for capturing, well, a wider scene than regular cameras. …

Samsung’s new Galaxy A9 makes the dedicated Bixby key less annoying

Samsung unveiled the new Galaxy A9 today. Like many of its premium devices, it too has a dedicated Bixby key. The qualm that a lot of users have had with this key is that it doesn’t do much to prevent accidental presses. It’s even more irksome on the Galaxy Note …

Galaxy A9 (2018) hands-on: The world’s first quad-camera smartphone

Not long after Samsung launched its first smartphone with a triple-camera at the back, it’s following that up today with the Galaxy A9. It’s the world’s first quad-camera smartphone. That’s a fact that Samsung reminded us multiple times during today’s event in Kuala Lumpur. It’s quite the about-face for a …

Specs comparison: Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) vs the original Galaxy A9

Samsung released the original Galaxy A9 back in January 2016. Nearly three years later, the company has now launched another Galaxy A9. Samsung’s smartphone lineup and naming pattern have always been a convoluted mess with too many models and less-than-representative names. So, it is difficult to say if the Galaxy …

Specs comparison: Samsung Galaxy A9 vs Galaxy A7 (2018)

To tackle the growing dominance of Chinese OEMs, DJ Koh, head of Samsung Mobile, announced a major change in strategy for the company’s midrange smartphone lineup a couple of months back. Instead of trickling down features from the Galaxy flagship models, Samsung decided to launch mid-range smartphones packed with new …

Galaxy A9 (2018) with quad rear camera, 8GB RAM, Snapdragon 710 now official

It’s here, folks. Samsung only recently launched its first phone with three rear cameras, and it’s now taking things up a notch with the Galaxy A9 and its quad-camera setup. The Galaxy A9 (2018) is the first non-flagship Samsung phone with a dedicated telephoto camera lens for 2x optical zoom. …