Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro released in India; price, specifications
Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro released in India; price, specificationsSamsung Press Kit

After weeks of speculations, Samsung finally announced the launch of the company's mammoth 6.0-inch smartphone, the Galaxy A9 Pro in India on Friday.

The Galaxy A9 Pro was originally unveiled in China in late March. Now, the feature-rich Samsung phablet is set to hit stores later this month.

The Galaxy A9 Pro features a full metal cover on the back and a 6.0-inch full HD super AMOLED screen on the front.

Under the hood, it comes packed with Qualcomm Snapdragon (MSM8976) 652 octa-core, 4GB RAM, 32GB inbuilt storage, 16MP primary camera, an 8MP front snapper and a massive 5,000mAh to power the big screen.

"The millennial generation is increasingly consuming content on their smartphones & the 6"s AMOLED display on Galaxy A9 Pro enhances that experience. With capabilities like multitasking with higher memory and advanced processor, one of the largest batteries in the industry for long lasting use and an enhanced camera with Optical Image Stabilizer along-with low light photography capability, the Galaxy A9 Pro provides a Flagship experience. We are excited to expand our Galaxy A series with the new Galaxy A9 Pro which offers a differentiated experience to our consumers for their active lifestyle," Manu Sharma, Vice President, Mobiles Business, Samsung India Electronics, said in a statement.

Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro India release and price details:

Samsung's Galaxy A9 Pro costs Rs. 32,490 and comes in three-colour options - Gold, Black and White. It will be made available in stores from Sept. 26, 2016 onwards.

Going by the features, the Galaxy A9 Pro is an apt alternative to the Galaxy Note7, which costs a whopping Rs. 59,900 in India.

Competition:

The new Galaxy A9 is poised to give a stiff challenge to Asus Zenfone 3 Ultra and will be competing with Xiaomi Mi Max, among other phablets in the market.

Also read: Xiaomi Mi Max Review: XL version of Redmi Note 3 for mobile entertainment buffs

Key features of Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro:

Model Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro
Display 6.0-inch full HD super AMOLED display with Gorilla Glass 4 shield
  • Pixel density: around 367 ppi (pixels per inch)
OS Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon (MSM8976) 652 octa-core (4 x 1.8 GHz Cortex-A72 + 4 x 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53) CPU
GPU Adreno 510
RAM 4GB
Storage 32GB, expandable up to 256GB
Camera
  • Main: 16MP camera with ½.8-inch sensor, OIS (Optical Image Stabilization), f/1.9 aperture, LED flash, HDR, full HD video recording
  • Front: 8MP camera with f/1.9 aperture, full HD video recording
Battery 5000mAh with fast charging
Network 4G-LTE (Cat.6)
Add-ons Fingerprint sensor, dual-SIM (type: nano) slots, Bluetooth v4.2, Wi-Fi (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac), NFC, GLONASS, A-GPS, FM Radio,
Dimensions 161.7 x 80.9 x 7.9 mm
Colours Gold, Black and White
Price Rs. 32,490

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