Samsung Galaxy A9 Star and Galaxy A9 Star Lite are now official

Samsung Galaxy A9 Star

Few days ahead of its launching, Samsung has begin to take pre-orders for its new Galaxy smartphone in China, the Galaxy A9 Star. The device first surfaced earlier week but has now been listed on the company official website, revealing all of its specifications. There is also a smaller variant of the device dubbed Galaxy A9 Star Lite which comes with a lower specs and pricing.

The Galaxy A9 Star features a 6.28-inch AMOLED display while its lite model comes with a smaller 6-inch AMOLED display, both flaunting Full HD+ resolution. The former has a Snapdragon 660 chipset, 4GB RAM, 24MP+16MP dual rear camera, and a 3700mAh battery; but the later is powered by a Snapdragon 450 chipset and includes 4GB RAM, 16MP+5MP dual rear camera, and a 3500mAh battery.

Both phones are equipped with a fingerprint sensor at the back, has dedicated dual SIM slot, and runs Android 8.0 Oreo with Samsung Experience UI on top.

The Galaxy A9 Star Lite is the same Galaxy A6+ that was introduced last month.

Samsung Galaxy A9 Star Specifications

  • 6.28-inch Infinity Super AMOLED display with Full HD+ (2280x1080) resolution, 18.5:9 aspect ratio
  • 64-bit 2.2GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 Mobile Platform, Adreno 512 GPU
  • 4GB RAM
  • 64GB built-in storage (expandable up to 256GB via MicroSD card)
  • 24-megapixel rear camera, LED flash; secondary 16-megapixel rear camera
  • 24-megapixel front camera
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • Dual SIM
  • OS: Android 8.0 Oreo
  • Connectivity: WiFi 802.11ac (dual band), Bluetooth 5 LE, 4G VoLTE, 3G, 2G, GPS + GLONASS,
  • Battery: 3700mAh, fast charging
  • Dimensions: 149.9 x 70.8 x 7.7 mm
  • Weight: 188 grams
  • Colour(s): Black, White

Samsung Galaxy A9 Star Lite

Samsung Galaxy A9 Star Lite Specifications

  • 6-inch Super AMOLED 2.5D curved glass display with Full HD+ (2220x1080) resolution, 18.5:9 aspect ratio
  • 64-bit 1.8GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 Mobile Platform, Adreno 506 GPU
  • 4GB RAM
  • 64GB built-in storage (expandable up to 256GB via MicroSD card)
  • 16-megapixel rear camera, Auto Focus, f/1.7 aperture, LED flash; secondary 5-megapixel rear camera with f/1.9 aperture
  • 24-megapixel front camera, f/1.9 aperture, LED flash
  • Fingerprint sensor, face unlock
  • Dual SIM
  • OS: Android 8.0 Oreo
  • Dolby Atmos
  • Connectivity: WiFi, Bluetooth 4.2 LE, 4G LTE, 3G, GPS, HT40, 3.5mm audio jack
  • Battery: 3500mAh
  • Dimensions: 160.2 x 75.7 x 7.9 mm
  • Weight: 191 grams
  • Colour(s): Black, Blue

The Galaxy A9 Star and Galaxy A9 Star Lite are priced at CNY 3699 ($592) and CNY 2699 ($432), respectively. Pre-order begins today and sales from June 15th.

Update 08-06-2018

Samsung has changed the pricing details of the Galaxy A9 Star and Galaxy A9 Star Lite for the Chinese. The phones are now listed for CNY 2999 ($480) and CNY 1999 ($320), respectively.


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