Samsung Galaxy A6s, A9s announced in China

Samsung Galaxy A6s, A9s announced in China

Samsung has revealed two new devices in China namely the Galaxy A6s and Galaxy A9s.

The Galaxy A6s sports a different design ethos compared to other A-series devices with a smaller fingerprint scanner, dual rear cameras, and an array of youthful colors. This is also Samsung’s first smartphone that’s not entirely manufactured in their factories, enlisting instead the aid of an ODM (Original Design Manufacturer) to produce it.


Samsung Galaxy A6s specs:

  • 6.0-inch 18:9 FHD+ display @ 2160 x 1080px
  • 2.2GHz Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 660
  • Adreno 512 GPU
  • 6GB RAM
  • 64GB, 128GB internal storage
  • expandable via microSD up to 256GB
  • 12MP f/1.8 + 5MP rear cameras with Dual LED Flash
  • 12MP f/2.0 front camera
  • 4G LTE
  • Dual SIM, Dual Standby
  • WiFi
  • Bluetooth
  • GPS
  • Fingerprint Scanner
  • Samsung Bixby
  • USB Type-C
  • Android 8.1 Oreo
  • 3,300mAh battery
  • 156.3 x 76.5 x 8.5mm
  • 184g
  • Colors: Sand Wave Black, Koi Red, Flower Purple, Flower Blue

The A9s, on the other hand, is just the Chinese version of the Galaxy A9 (2018) with four cameras at the back of the device.

Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018)/A9s specs:

  • 6.3-inch FHD+ (2220 x 1080) Super AMOLED display, 392ppi
  • Octa-core CPU (2.2GHz Quad + 1.8GHz Quad)
  • 6GB / 8GB RAM
  • 128GB storage
  • microSD up to 512GB (dedicated slot)
  • Rear cameras:
    • 24MP AF, F1.7 main
    • 10MP AF, F2.4, 2X optical zoom telephoto
    • 8MP, F2.4, 120° ultra wide
    • 5MP, F2.2 depth
  • 24MP F2.0 front camer
  • Dual-SIM
  • 4G LTE
  • WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
  • VHT80 MIMO
  • Bluetooth 5.0 LE, ANT+
  • NFC
  • GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, Beidou
  • USB Type-C
  • Fingerprint scanner
  • 3.5mm audio jack
  • Android 8.0 Oreo
  • 3,800mAh battery w/ fast charge
  • 162.5 x 77 x 7.8 mm
  • 183g

The Samsung Galaxy A6s will go on sale in China starting November 1 for CNY1,799 (~Php14,000) for the 6GB RAM, 64GB model and CNY2,199 (~Php17,050) for the 6GB RAM, 128GB variant, while the Galaxy A9s will sport a CNY3,499 (~Php27,150) price tag and will land on November 11.

Source: Samsung CN

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