After weeks of speculation, Samsung finally launched the Galaxy C9 Pro in India. The new 6.0-inch phablet is the first Samsung phone with PC-grade 6GB RAM, which offers a seamless multi-tasking experience. The Galaxy C9 Pro's physical memory capacity is 50 percent more than the company's current flagship Galaxy S7 series, which by the way houses 4GB RAM.
It is also backed by sumptuous 64GB internal storage, 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 653 octa-core processor and a massive 4,000mAh battery. Samsung Galaxy C9 Pro flaunts super AMOLED full HD screen, feature-rich 16MP camera with f/1.9 aperture on both front and the back. The primary snapper is also supported by dual-LED flash.
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Samsung has also incorporated India-region specific application softwares such as S Secure, S Power Planning, Ultra Data Saving (UDS) and My Galaxy in to the Galaxy C9 Pro.
"India is one of the fastest growing smartphone markets. Consumer trends indicate that more users prefer larger screen smartphones. Further, the needs of Indian users, who are now moving to their 2 nd or 3 rd smartphone, have evolved and they are demanding more from their smartphones. With the introduction of the Galaxy C9 Pro, we continue our commitment to offer our customers the very best of features and technology", Mr. Mohandeep Singh, Vice President, Sales, Mobile Business, Samsung India, said in a statement.
The company has confirmed to release the Galaxy C9 Pro to the market in the second half of February for Rs. 36,900 in black and gold colour options. Interested buyers can register for Samsung's new phablet at online and authorised retail shops from January 27, 2017.
Once released, it will be competing with popular Xiaomi Mi Max (& Prime series) and Asus Zenfone 3 Ultra, among others.
Watch this space for latest news on Samsung products.
Key specifications of Samsung Galaxy C9 Pro:
|Model||Samsung Galaxy C9 Pro|
|Display||6.0-inch super AMOLED full HD (1920x1080p) screen|
|OS||Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow|
|Processor||Qualcomm Snapdragon (MSM8976SG) 653 octa-core (1.95 GHz Cortex A72 x 4 + 1.4 GHz Cortex A53 x 4)|
|Storage||64GB, expandable up to 256GB|
|Add-ons||Fingerprint sensor, dual-SIM+micro SD (2+1) slots, Bluetooth v4.2, Wi-Fi (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac; dual-band: 2.4GHz/5.0GHz), GPS/GLONASS, Beidu. FM Radio, 4K video playback feature, AFC 2.0 (camera feature), Near Field Communication (NFC), USB Type-C port, dual-speaker , LED indicator, 3.5mm audio jack, S Secure, S Power Planning, Ultra Data Saving (UDS) and My Galaxy,|
|Dimensions||162.9 x 80.7 x 6.9mm|
|Colours||Black and Gold|