Samsung launches A9 smartphone with four cameras for the 'Instagram generation'

Samsung goes camera crazy with the Galaxy A9 and A7

Today, the company has finally launched the all-new Galaxy A9 (2018) as the world's first smartphone with quad camera setup on the rear.

Why anyone needs four entire lenses on one side of a phone remains to be seen, but since the leak came from prolific thing-finder Evan Blass, it seems very likely to be accurate.

That starts with the 6.3in Full HD+ AMOLED screen - what Samsung calls an "Immersive Display" to distinguish it from the flagships" "Infinity Display'.

That's right: there are four separate cameras on the back of the camera for capturing different types of photos.

The Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) is a dual SIM (GSM) smartphone that accepts Nano-SIM and Nano-SIM. Below that, there's a depth-sensing 5-megapixel lens created to gather all the depth information needed to add an artificial bokeh blur to the background in Samsung's adjustable Live Focus feature.

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The Galaxy A9 will cost between €550 and €599 ($635 and $690), according to AllAboutSamsung. Theoretically, Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 will be capable of delivering photos that will cover more real estate, have clarity and sharpness and bokeh mode.

Android 8.0 Oreo comes pre-installed on the device, while a 3,800mAh battery is also a part of the package (support fast charging).

The primary camera is a 24-megapixel sensor with an f/1.7 aperture that handles most of point-and-shoot needs.

There's a rear fingerprint scanner too, plus a headphone jack and USB-C port on the base of the A9. Samsung has gone all-out in the memory department because the highest specifications version of the newly announced smartphone features up to 8GB RAM and 128GB of internal memory, though this variant is going to be limited to certain markets. Interestingly, there is only one front facing 8MP camera. It will be available in Caviar Black, Lemonade Blue and Bubblegum Pink color options with gradient finish. Samsung is not the first to take this route, many smartphones have offered multiple cameras including those from Huawei which featured monochrome sensors to enhance the image from the main camera and provide depth effects.

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