Besides the rumors and news about the Galaxy S7, there is also another device that has been in many news, the Samsung Galaxy A9. This smartphone will join the the recently announced Galaxy A3, A5 and A7, which will give a new face to the A series in 2016. The smartphone leaked via official promo pictures and is expected to go official this month.
The Galaxy A9 will come with a 6 inches Super AMOLED screen with a 1080p resolution, a Snapdragon 620 chipset with 3GB of RAM. This is an octa-core 1.8GHz chipset with 4x Cortex-A72 and 4x Cortex-A53 cores, while the GPU will be a Adreno 510.
This new smartphone will follow the trend of the A series with the A3, A5 and A7 and therefore brings a metal frame and dual 2.5D glass panels.
In what concerns to the remaining specification, the Galaxy A9 will also be equipped with a 13MP rear camera with optical image stabilizer and and bright f/1.9 aperture. It will also have a 8MP front camera, where you can even take panoramic photos. This smartphone also comes with support for microSD card up to 32GB and support for LTE Cat.7. All this powered by a 4000mAh battery.
The Samsung Galaxy A9 will run Android 6.0 Marshmallow but when it is released to the market, it will run Android 5.1.1 Lollipop.
Finally, the Galaxy A9 will support Samsung Pay and will feature a fingerprint scanner.
Samsung Galaxy A9 is expected to go official very soon and hit the stores around Christmas or in early January. Regarding to the price, there is only information about the Chinese market, where this device will go on sale for CNY 3,000, a little over 430 €.