Samsung has unveiled the Galaxy A9 Star and the Galaxy A9 Lite smartphones in China. Both the devices were a subject of speculations courtesy of some leaks that appeared over the last few weeks. Both the smartphones run on Android 8.1 Oreo out of the box and feature full HD+ AMOLED displays. The devices are available for pre-order in China on the official Samsung online store until June 14. It will go on sale on June 15.
As far as the pricing is concerned, the Samsung Galaxy A9 Star comes with a price tag of CYN 2,999 (Rs 31,200 roughly) and will be available in two color variants of Black and White. The Samsung Galaxy A9 Lite comes with a price tag of CYN 1,999 (Rs 21,100 roughly) and will be available in tow color variants of Black and Blue. The devices are currently available for pre-order in China. Regarding the India launch and pricing, the company is yet to specify a date or reveal any information about the pricing.
Coming to the specifications, The Samsung Galaxy A9 Star features a 6.28-inch full HD+ Super AMOLED display with an 18.5:9 aspect ratio. It is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 octa-core processor with Adreno 512 GPU and 4GB RAM. It comes with an inbuilt storage of 64GB that can be further upgraded with a micro-SD card upto 256GB. On the optics front, the Samsung Galaxy A9 Star sports a dual rear camera module with a 16MP primary and a 24MP secondary sensor with LED flash. On the front, it features a 24MP camera for selfies. Powered by a 3700mAh battery, the phone runs on Android Oreo out of the box.
The Samsung Galaxy A9 Lite on the other hand sports a smaller 6-inch full HD+ Super AMOLED Infinity display with an aspect ratio of 18.5:9. It is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 octa-core paired with Adreno 506 GPU and 4GB RAM. On the optics front, the device features a dual rear camera module with a 16MP primary sensor and a 5MP secondary sensor. On the front, it features a 24MP camera for taking selfies. Powered by a 3500mAh battery, the phone runs on Android Oreo out of the box.