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Summary
86%
85%
Display

6.3" (16 cm)

1080x2220 px, 392 PPI

6.4" (16.26 cm)

1080x2340 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, 6 GB RAM

Storage

128 GB

512 GB (Expandable)

128 GB

512 GB (Expandable)

Camera

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

24 MP(Front)

24 MP + 10 MP + 5 MP (Primary)

24 MP(Front)

Battery

3800 mAh

23 h talktime (3G)

3400 mAh

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General
Launch Date

November 28, 2018 (Official)

May 9, 2019 (Expected)

Brand

Samsung

Samsung

Model

Galaxy A9 2018

Galaxy A8s

Also Known As

Samsung Galaxy A9s

Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro 2019

Operating System

Android v8.0 (Oreo)

Android v8.1 (Oreo)

SIM Slot(s)

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM, Dual VoLTE

SIM Size

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano

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
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Dimensions

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

Height: 158.4 mm
Width: 74.9 mm
Thickness: 7.4 mm

Weight

183 grams

173 grams

Colours

Caviar Black, Lemonade Blue, Bubblegum Pink

Blue, Green, Grey, Pink

Display
Very Good
Good
Screen Size

6.3 " (16 cm)

6.4 " (16.26 cm)

Screen Resolution

1080 x 2220 pixels

1080 x 2340 pixels

Aspect Ratio

18.5:9

19.5:9

Bezel-less display

yes

yes with punch-hole display

Pixel Density

392 ppi

403 ppi

Display Type

Super AMOLED

IPS LCD

Touch Screen

yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

Screen to Body Ratio (calculated)

80.86 %

84.56 %

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

6 GB

Storage
Best in Class
Best in Class
Internal Memory

128 GB

128 GB

Expandable Memory

yes Up to 512 GB

yes Up to 512 GB

User Available Storage

Up to 108 GB

USB OTG Support

yes

Camera
Very Good
Very Good
Main Camera
Resolution

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

24 MP + 10 MP + 5 MP Triple Primary Cameras

Autofocus

yes

yes Phase Detection autofocus

Physical Aperture

F1.7

F1.7

Optical Image Stabilisation

no  No

Flash

yes LED Flash

yes LED Flash

Image Resolution

5288 x 3968 Pixels

5288 x 3968 Pixels

Settings

Exposure compensation, ISO control

Exposure compensation, ISO control

Shooting Modes

Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Camera Features

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

8 x Digital Zoom, 2 x Optical Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus

Video Recording

3840x2160 @ 30 fps

Front Camera
Resolution

24 MP Front Camera

24 MP Front Camera

Autofocus

no  No

Physical Aperture

F2.0

F2.0

Flash

no  No

Battery
Very Good
Very Good
Capacity

3800 mAh

3400 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

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

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)

Multimedia
Loudspeaker

yes

yes

Audio Jack

3.5 mm

Special Features
Fingerprint Sensor

yes

yes

Fingerprint Sensor Position

Rear

On-screen

Other Sensors

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope

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  • How to take screenshot on Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 ?

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    Answered By Priyanka Chander | 5 months ago

    Phone makers have overtime eased out the way you take a screenshot. 

    Most Popular still being Power-VolumeDown-Combo to capture the screen you are on. 
    New ways include:
    1. Gestures to take screenshots (Three finger swipe)
    2. Dedicated Android applications (Super Screenshot/Screen Master e.t.c.)
    3. Google Assistant (You can even ask Google assistant to take a screenshot for you)

    Look at 3 awesome ways to take a screenshot:


    You can see detailed specs here: Samsung Galaxy A9 2018
  • How to hard reset Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 ?

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    Answered By Pushpanjali Sandeep | 5 months ago

    You can simply reset your Android to factory settings through "Backup and Reset" feature available in settings.

    However, this won't work if your phone has got hanged or you have forgotten the password, for which you require hard reset.


    Here is a Quick reference to hard reset your phone:


    1. Power off your phone (If the phone is hanged, directly perform the next step)
    2. Press and hold Volume Down and Power button to enter recovery mode. (Old phone might use home button as well)
    3. After the Android logo, you'll be presented by a menu.
    4. Select "Wipe Data/Factory reset" from the menu.
    5. Press the Power button to confirm.

    6. Scroll to "Yes" and confirm with Power button.
    7. This will start the Reset Process.


    You can see the video to perform hard reset here:




    You can see detailed specs of the phone here: Samsung Galaxy A9 2018


  • How to enable Google Assistant in Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 ?

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    Answered By Mayank Singh | 4 months ago

    You can enable Google Assistant by long pressing the Home Button or saying "Ok Google".

    Google will be there to help you.

    To Enable "OK Google" voice Recognition you need to follow below steps:
    1. Go to the "Google" App.
    2. Select "Setting" from the bottom right.
    3. Go to "Voice" and then "Voice Match"
    4. Choose when you want Google to listen to "Ok Google" and set it up by repeating it 3 times.train ok google
    Make sure, Google Play Services and Google App is up to date.

    You can see the video on how to enable:


    You can see detailed specs of the phone here:  Samsung Galaxy A9 2018
  • Does Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 support Fast Charging?

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    Answered By Prashant Sharma | 5 months ago

    Honestly speaking, fast charging is the most relevant and important feature these days in phones. You can charge your phone fully within minutes while you are getting ready to leave your home. Yes, Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 does support fast charging. It can charge the phone in around 40 mins. It has a 3800mAh battery and can last more than a day.


    You can find complete specs here: Samsung Galaxy A9 2018

  • How to enable VOLTE on Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 ?

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    Answered By Ram Niwas Naran | 5 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

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