Samsung launches metal-clad Galaxy A9 with Snapdragon 652 SoC in China
Samsung launches metal-clad Galaxy A9 with Snapdragon 652 SoC in China (Representational picture)Samsung China (Screen-shot)

Samsung is tight-lipped on its upcoming device the Galaxy A9 Pro (SM-A9100), but details about it have now surfaced online after a few weeks of speculation. It has now hit China's Telecommunication Equipment Certification Center TENAA, giving a clear hint that its launch is imminent. 

The South Korean technology giant is expected to release the Galaxy A9 Pro in the first half of the year before the Galaxy Note 6 arrives. It is an upgraded version of the Galaxy A9 that was released in January this year.

The Galaxy A9 Pro is now spotted at TENAA sporting a 6-inch AMOLED display with 1,920×1,080 pixels. It also measures 161.7×80.9×7.9 mm in dimension and supports GSM, CDMA, TD-SCDMA, TD-LTE, LTE FDD, WCDMA and CDMA 2000.

The device has been listed on AnTuTu (via Weibo) with a 1,920x1,080 screen resolution, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 processor, an Adreno 510 GPU, Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow operating system, a 32GB internal memory and a 4GB RAM. 

According GFXBench benchmark, the Galaxy A9 Pro sports a 5.5-inch display with 1,920x1,080 pixels, has a fingerprint sensor and comes with features like proximity, accelerometer, proximity, pedometer and lightsensor. The device is also expected to support single SIM, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, NFC (Near Field Communication) and GPS.

Under the hood, the device has an octa core CPU clocking at 1.8GHz, Adreno 510 GPU, Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow operating system, a 32GB internal memory, a 4GB RAM, a 15MP main camera with auto focus, face detection, flash, HDR photo and touch focus, and a 7MP front-snapper.

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