Samsung officially introduces the Galaxy A9 (2018) – Quad Camera Smartphone for UAE

Posted November 20, 2018 by admin in Announcements


Samsung Gulf Electronics today announced the new upgraded Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) during a media event at the Address Hotel in Dubai. Samsung Galaxy A9 would be the first smartphone with rear quad cameras for the Middle East region.

The Samsung Gulf released the first Galaxy A9 version (SM-A9000) smartphone in 2015. It was powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 MSM8976 chipset, 3 GB RAM and 32 GB of internal storage.


Tarek Sabbagh, Head of IT & Mobile (IM) Division at Samsung Gulf Electronics

Tarek Sabbagh, Head of IT & Mobile (IM) Division at Samsung Gulf Electronics

“Samsung understands the demand for meaningful innovation in a fast-paced world driven by visual communication,” said Tarek Sabbagh, Head of IT & Mobile (IM) Division at Samsung Gulf Electronics. “Building on our legacy in smartphone camera development we’re introducing our next-generation technology: the world’s first rear quad camera. We’re excited to deliver on this promise and debut it with the Galaxy A9, the latest addition to the Galaxy A series family.”

That’s why the Galaxy A9 is packed with Samsung’s best camera innovations, to enable all consumers to achieve more, experience more and unlock more possibilities every day. The Galaxy A9 is tailored for those who know what they want and go after it. Whether it’s capturing a dare-devil selfie or that perfect panorama, the Galaxy A9 is the ultimate companion for capturing and sharing everyday adventures, no matter where life takes you.


First Quad Camera Smartphone in the Middle East



Samsung Galaxy A9 is the first smartphone to be released with rear quad cameras on the smartphone which allows you to capture dynamic and beautiful photos effortlessly. With four lenses, experience even more ways to unleash your creativity and capture, create and share stunning images.

  • Get close without compromise with 2x Optical Zoom for incredible and detailed close-up shots even from far away.
  • Capture the world in its fullest and without limit, with the Ultra Wide Lens, and shoot like a pro with the Scene Optimizer. Thanks to AI Scene Recognition, your camera is now smarter, and able to identify the subject and adjust settings accordingly for the best photo, in an instant.
  • Express your creativity with the Depth Lens, giving you the freedom to manually manage the photos’ depth of field and focus on the subject for stunning, professional looking images.
  • Capture clear and bright images in both bright and low light conditions with Galaxy A9’s 24MP Main Lens, for gorgeous photos at any time of the day.


Design, Body and Specification

Samsung Galaxy A9 comes with 6.3” Full HD+ Super AMOLED display with 1080×2220 resolution Infinity Display. It has 3D curved gorilla glass with glossy shiny glass back. It comes with USB Type C fast charging pin. It comes with Dual SIM Tray and addition microSD card space which expandable to 512GB memory.



The Samsung Galaxy A9 comes with Andriod 8.0 (Oreo),  6GB RAM and 128GB ROM internal storage. It has Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 (Octa-Core (2.2GHz Quad + 1.8GHz Quad) processor.

The reliable 3,800mAh[1] battery life on the Galaxy A9 lets you live without limits and enjoy the outstanding long-lasting performance.

Great Features




Samsung Galaxy A9 comes with immersed in the sounds of the scene with Dolby Atmos. It creates a 360-degree audio experience that you can hold in your hand, enveloping you in your videos and music.

The Galaxy A9 features biometric authentication, meaning it’s simple to unlock your phone with just your face or fingerprint. Plus, you can set a pattern, password, or PIN. Add in built-in Samsung Knox and your important information is kept secure.

You can keep work and home messages separate on your Galaxy A9. Dual Messenger allows you to have two instances of the same messaging app, connected to two different accounts.

Samsung’s popular Bixby can get assistance when and where you need it with the intelligent assistant. It learns your routine, understands your needs, guides you through your day. Press the dedicated Bixby button or say “Hi Bixby” to get started.



With AI built in the hardware of the Samsung Galaxy A9, now you can get Galaxy A9’s intelligent camera features Scene Optimizer, which automatically detects the subject of your photo and chooses between nineteen different modes to optimize the picture accordingly.

AI also tells you how to fix your photos. Flaw Detection is like an intelligent photo adviser, catching eye blinks, facial blurs and backlighting, then notifying you when something’s off in your photo. So you can rework and reshoot before the moment’s lost.

The Samsung Fun Emojis also consist region specific emojis like Hijab and keffiyeh for the Middle East region.

Designed to make life more convenient, the Galaxy A9 features Bixby[2], Samsung Pay[3] and Samsung Health and you can take advantage of the many multi-tasking benefits the Galaxy A9 offers, including App Pair.


Price and Availability

Galaxy A9, 128 GB, is available starting November 22, 2018, at AED 2,149 across all major retailers and Samsung Brand Stores in the UAE in Caviar Black, Lemonade Blue and Bubblegum Pink[4] with a sleek and ergonomic design, that fits in one hand with a 3D Glass curved back for a high-quality comfortable feel.





[1] Typical value tested under third-party laboratory condition. The typical value is the estimated average value considering the deviation in battery capacity among the battery samples tested under IEC 61960 standard. Rated (minimum) capacity is 3,720 mAh. Actual battery life may vary depending on the network environment, usage patterns and other factors.

[2] Availability of Bixby services may vary by market and Bixby voice only supports Bixby 1.0.

[3] Availability of Service may vary by country

[4]Available colours may vary depending on the country

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