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Summary
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Display

6.3" (16 cm)

1080x2220 px, 392 PPI

6.18" (15.7 cm)

1080x2246 px, 403 PPI

Performance

Quad + Quad Core

2.2 GHz + 1.8 GHz, 6 GB RAM

Dual + Hexa Core

2.2 GHz + 1.7 GHz, 4 GB RAM

Storage

128 GB

512 GB (Expandable)

64 GB

400 GB (Expandable)

Camera

24 MP + 5 MP + 10 MP + 8 MP (Primary)

24 MP(Front)

12 MP + 13 MP (Primary)

20 MP(Front)

Battery

3800 mAh

23 h talktime (3G)

3500 mAh

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General
Launch Date

November 28, 2018 (Official)

December 20, 2018 (Official)

Brand

Samsung

Nokia

Model

Galaxy A9 2018

8.1

Also Known As

Samsung Galaxy A9s

Nokia X7

Operating System

Android v8.0 (Oreo)

Android v9.0 (Pie)

Custom UI

Android One

SIM Slot(s)

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM, Dual VoLTE

SIM Size

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano (Hybrid)

Network

4G: Available (supports Indian bands)
3G: Available, 2G: Available

4G: Available (supports Indian bands)
3G: Available, 2G: Available

Fingerprint Sensor

yes

yes

Quick Charging

yes Fast

yes Fast

Design
Size Compare
Size Compare
Dimensions

Height: 162.5 mm
Width: 77 mm
Thickness: 7.8 mm

Height: 154.8 mm
Width: 75.7 mm
Thickness: 7.9 mm

Weight

183 grams

180 grams

Colours

Caviar Black, Lemonade Blue, Bubblegum Pink

Blue, Silver, Iron

Display
Very Good
Good
Screen Size

6.3 " (16 cm)

6.18 " (15.7 cm)

Screen Resolution

1080 x 2220 pixels

1080 x 2246 pixels

Aspect Ratio

18.5:9

18.7:9

Bezel-less display

yes

yes with notch

Pixel Density

392 ppi

403 ppi

Display Type

Super AMOLED

IPS LCD

Screen Protection

Corning Gorilla Glass v3

Touch Screen

yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

Screen to Body Ratio (calculated)

80.86 %

82.03 %

Performance
Very Good
Very Good
Chipset

Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 MSM8956

Qualcomm Snapdragon 710

Processor

Octa core (2.2 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 260 + 1.8 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 260)

Octa core (2.2 GHz, Dual core, Kryo 360 + 1.7 GHz, Hexa Core, Kryo 360)

Architecture

64 bit

64 bit

Graphics

Adreno 512

Adreno 616

RAM

6 GB

4 GB

Storage
Best in Class
Best in Class
Internal Memory

128 GB

64 GB

Expandable Memory

yes Up to 512 GB

yes Up to 400 GB

User Available Storage

Up to 108 GB

Up to 50.3 GB

USB OTG Support

yes

Camera
Very Good
Excellent
Main Camera
Resolution

24 MP + 5 MP + 10 MP + 8 MP Quad Primary Cameras

12 MP + 13 MP Dual Primary Cameras

Sensor

Exmor-RS CMOS Sensor

Autofocus

yes

yes

Physical Aperture

F1.7

F1.8

Optical Image Stabilisation

no  No

yes

Flash

yes LED Flash

yes Dual-color LED Flash

Image Resolution

5288 x 3968 Pixels

4000 x 3000 Pixels

Settings

Exposure compensation, ISO control

Exposure compensation

Shooting Modes

Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Camera Features

Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus

Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus

Video Recording

3840x2160 @ 30 fps

3840x2160 @ 30 fps

Front Camera
Resolution

24 MP Front Camera

20 MP Front Camera

Autofocus

no  No

Physical Aperture

F2.0

F2.0

Flash

no  No

Camera Features

Fixed Focus

Video Recording

1920x1080 @ 30 fps

Battery
Very Good
Very Good
Capacity

3800 mAh

3500 mAh

Type

Li-ion

Li-ion

User Replaceable

no  No

no  No

TalkTime

Up to 23 Hours(3G)

Quick Charging

yes Fast

yes Fast

Network & Connectivity
SIM Size

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano (Hybrid)

Network Support

4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G

4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G

VoLTE

yes

yes

SIM 1

4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 13) / 700(band 17) / 800(band 20) / 850(band 26)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
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4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2300(band 40)
FD-LTE 1800(band 3)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available

SIM 2

4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 13) / 700(band 17) / 850(band 18) / 800(band 20) / 850(band 26)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
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4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2300(band 40)
FD-LTE 1800(band 3)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available

SAR Value

Head: 0.464 W/kg

Head: 0.223 W/kg

Wi-Fi

yes Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n, MIMO

yes Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n

Wi-Fi Features

Mobile Hotspot

Mobile Hotspot

Bluetooth

yes v5.0

yes v5.0

GPS

yes with A-GPS, Glonass

yes with A-GPS, Glonass

NFC

yes

yes

USB Connectivity

Mass storage device, USB charging

Mass storage device, USB charging

USB Type-C

yes (Doesn`t support micro-USB)

yes (Doesn`t support micro-USB)

HDMI

no  No

Multimedia
FM Radio

yes

Loudspeaker

yes

yes

Audio Jack

3.5 mm

3.5 mm

Special Features
Fingerprint Sensor

yes

yes

Fingerprint Sensor Position

Rear

Rear

Other Sensors

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope

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  • Does Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 support wireless charging?

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    Answered By Divya Sarin | 3 months ago

    No, Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 doesn't support Wireless Charging. Though Samsung Galaxy A9 is backed by the Li-ion battery which has the capacity of 3,800mAh, which can supply immense power to last for a long time. There is a fast charging feature which can fill the battery in very less time.

    To see complete specifications: Samsung Galaxy A9 2018

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  • How to record calls on Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 ?

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    Answered By Sadaf Mehta | 6 months ago

    Maximum smartphones have an inbuilt call recording feature these days. You just need to tap on the cassette symbol to start the recording. Still, there are phones which does not have this feature in built. For such phones, you can install the ACR app.

    1. : Download the ACR call recording app from the play store. 



    2. : Then Follow the instructions from the app and allow all the access to the app as shown in the Image below


    3. : Ten Tap the three bar on the top left of the app.



    4. : There you will find the Enable option on the top.



    5. : Enable it and enjoy the app.



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      Complete Specs:  Samsung Galaxy A9 2018

  • How to enable VOLTE on Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 ?

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    Answered By Ram Niwas Naran | 7 months ago

    You don't need to enable VoLTE. Insert the Jio (VoLTE enabled) in any slot. By default, VoLTE will be active. If it is not, you can change the network preferences from Network option in settings.


    1. Tap Settings > More.
    2. Tap Cellular networks > IMS Settings > Voice over LTE On/ Off.

    You can find full specifications here: Samsung Galaxy A9 2018

  • How to insert sim card in Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 ?

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    Answered By Priyanka Gupta | 7 months ago

    Insert SIM card in Samsung Galaxy A9 2018


    1. Switch off the Phone.
    2. Locate the SIM tray which is on either side of the phone.
    3. Open the sim tray using sim ejector tool.
    4. Carefully, place the SIM card in it.
    5. Close the tray and you are done.


    You can check the full specs here: Samsung Galaxy A9 2018

  • Does Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 support OTG?

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    Answered By Pranav Bose | 7 months ago

    Yes, Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 supports OTG. USB OTG or USB On-The-Go is one of the most recent technologies that allows you to connect your pen drives and in some cases hard disks to your smartphones and tablets. It has a cable and through that cable, you can directly view and use your pen drive in your smartphones.


    You can find the specs of Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 here: Samsung Galaxy A9 2018

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