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Samsung Galaxy A9 is an Android phablet produced by Samsung Electronics. It was introduced on January 15, 2016, along with the Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016), Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016), and Samsung Galaxy A7 (2016)

Samsung Galaxy A9
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BrandSamsung Galaxy
ManufacturerSamsung Electronics
SeriesGalaxy A series
ModelSM-A9000 (A9)
SM-A9100 (A9 Pro)
(Last letter varies by carrier & international models)
Compatible networks2G, 3G (UMTS/HSPA), 4G (LTE)
First releasedDecember 2, 2015; 3 years ago (2015-12-02)
Availability by regionDecember 15, 2015–present
SuccessorSamsung Galaxy A9 Pro (2016)
RelatedSamsung Galaxy A3 (2016)
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016)
Samsung Galaxy A7 (2016)
TypeTouchscreen smartphone
Form factorSlate
Dimensions161.7 × 80.9 × 7.4 mm
Operating systemOriginal: Android 5.1.1 "Lollipop" Current: Android 6.0.1 "Marshmallow"
System on chip64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 652
CPUQuad-Core 1.8 GHz ARM Cortex-A72 + Quad-Core 1.4 GHz ARM Cortex-A53 (lock 6 cores)
GPUAdreno 510
Memory3GB RAM
Removable storageup to 128GB
Battery4000mAh (non-removable) with fast-charging
Data inputs
Display6.0" Super AMOLED FHD display with Corning Gorilla Glass 4, 1080×1920px
Rear camera13 MP
Front camera8 MP
Connectivity802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot;
Bluetooth v4.1, A2DP;
USB 2.0 via microUSB

The Samsung Galaxy A9 SM-A9000 (2016) runs Android 5.1.1 Lollipop right out-of-the-box. It was planned to release Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow , The update is already released for the China and Hong Kong TGY variant. It is pending to be upgraded to Android 7.0 Nougat.


  • "Samsung Officially Brings Galaxy A9 Pro 2016". Mobile Computing Today. Retrieved 2016-05-09.