The 3,800mAh battery charges over USB-C and Samsung continues to retain the 3.5mm headphone jack.
True to rumours that leaked in the lead-up to the event, the A9 builds on the A7's triple rear camera system by going one better, with four rear cameras lined up vertically down its back.
When is the Samsung Galaxy live stream?Galaxy A9 will also run on Android 8.0 Oreo out of the box with Samsung's own Android skin on top.
LG now hold the record for the most cameras on a smartphone with the V40 ThinQ and its seems Samsung has made a decision to take it a step further.
Besides that, the Galaxy A9's camera also feature the company's Scene Optimiser scene-recognition software that can recognise up to 19 different scenes, and Flaw Detection, where the phone will actually inform you if you've taken a bad shot. The 128GB of storage is impressive, with the microSD card slot able to tack on up to an additional 512GB.
The Galaxy A9 sports a first-of-its kind rear quad camera, that includes a 10MP telephoto camera with 2x optical zoom, an 8MP 120 degree ultra wide lens, a 5MP depth lens, and 24MP main camera.
The primary camera is a 24-megapixel sensor with an f/1.7 aperture that handles most of point-and-shoot needs. A fingerprint scanner is present on the backside of the phone. There is now no pricing information available for the device. The front camera of the phone supports face unlock feature.
The Galaxy A9 (2018) release date is set for November, with the full list of markets still to be confirmed.
Yep, the brand new Samsung Galaxy A9 is a mid-range phone that provides "more ways to express yourself than ever before", according to the South Korean company.