"We're excited to deliver on this promise and debut world-leading smartphone camera technology with the Galaxy A9".
Samsung Galaxy A9 features a 6.3-inch full HD+ AMOLED display with a resolution of 1080x2220 pixels.
The upper bezel of the Galaxy A9 (2018) houses a 24-megapixel selfie shooter with f/2.0 aperture.
Starting from top to bottom when the phone is vertically-positioned, the first camera is an 8MP ultra-wide sensor with an f/2.4 aperture and 120-degree field of view. It is followed by 10-megapixel telephoto lens with f/2.4 aperture. Apparently, the four-camera Samsung will feature a main sensor of 24MP, with F1.7, capable of great low-light performance. The second sensor is a 5-megapixel depth sensor, which is used in conjunction with the main sensor to create bokeh-effect images, or Live Focus as Samsung calls it, which are those fashionable shots with blurred backgrounds. That being said, look past the Galaxy A9 (2018)'s four rear cameras and you actually get a decent mid-range smartphone. Additionally it comes with 6 GB of RAM and is running Android 8.0 out of the box. Do note that you can expand that existing storage up to 512GB via microSD card slot but we are certain that it will take up a single SIM card slot. With the introduction of quad-camera setups, Samsung is also rumored to include a new cooling system that improves heat dissipation in the camera area.
Five Washington children hospitalized with sudden paralysis
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Focus on children's mental health, WHO urges African leaders
The authors say that efforts should focus on reducing stigma and identifying mental health problems early, before a crisis occurs. Half of all mental illness begins by the age of 14, but most cases go undetected and untreated.
Hurricane Michael intensifying, forecast to become Category 4 by landfall
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Samsung mobile divisions chief DJ Koh introduces the new Galaxy A9. A fingerprint scanner is present on the backside of the phone.
Samsung has only unwrapped the Galaxy A9 (2018) smartphone, but it hasn't disclosed its pricing.
The Galaxy A9 will be available in selected markets from November.
It will come in Caviar Black, Lemonade Blue and Bubblegum Pink.