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Samsung is yet to officially announce the release of the international variant of the Galaxy A9 Pro (2016) but it has hit the stores. The device is currently available in Malaysia and is expected to spread to other markets soon.

The Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro (2016) was launched in China in March with a price tag of 3,499 Yuan (around $533 / Rs. 36,000). The international variant has received WiFi, Bluetooth, and Federal Communication Commission (FCC) certifications, giving a hint that its release outside China wasn't far off. A device with model number SM-A910F, believed to be the Galaxy A9 Pro (2016), has also been spotted on Zauba website that keeps track of imports and exports in India.

Now, consumer electronics retailer Senheng has started selling the Galaxy A9 Pro (2016) at its outlets in Malaysia with a price tag of RM 1,999 (around $500 / Rs. 33,587), according to GSMArena. However, Samsung is yet to list the device on its official Malaysia website. 

The international version of the handset is expected to have the same specifications as the Chinese variant.

The Galaxy A9 Pro (2016) that was released in China comes with a price tag of 3,499 Yuan (around $533 / Rs. 36,000), sports a 6-inch Full HD Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen with 1,080x1,920 pixels (367 ppi pixel density), is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 processor clocking at 1.8GHz, and runs Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow with TouchWiz UI out of the box.

The device also comes with a 32GB internal memory (expandable up to 128GB via microSD card), a 4GB RAM, a 16MP main camera with f/1.9 aperture, autofocus, OIS (optical image stabilisation) and LED flash, an 8MP front-snapper with f/1.9 aperture, and a 5,000mAh battery.