As astounding it may sound, Samsung has now slashed the prices of its Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018) and Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) smartphones in India.
The Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018) was launched as the company’s first triple camera smartphone, back in September 2018. The handset will now be sold for Rs. 18,990, down from Rs 23,990 for the 4/64GB model. Whereas, the top-end variant with 6/128GB configuration will now be sold for Rs 22,990, down from Rs 28,990.
Similarly, the Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) debuted as the world’s first quad camera smartphone back in November in India. After the price cut, the A9 (2018)’s base model’s retail price has dropped from Rs. 36,990 to Rs. 33,990. On the other hand, the A9 (2019) with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage will now be sold for Rs 36,990, instead of its launch price of Rs 39,990.
Furthermore, the budget offering Samsung Galaxy J6 too has reportedly received a price cut of Rs. 1,000 in India. The smartphone was launched for a starting price of Rs. 11,490, back in May 2018. Following the revision, the 3/32GB model will now be sold for Rs. 10,490 whereas the 4/64GB model is pitted at Rs. 11,990.
Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018) Specifications
The Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018) sports a 6-inch Super AMOLED Infinity Display with a full-HD+ resolution of 1080×2220 pixels. The display further touts an 18.5:9 aspect ratio and comes with Gorilla Glass 3 protection.
Under the hood, the handset gets powered by an octa-core Samsung Exynos 7885 SoC clocked at 2.2GHz. It comes in two RAM and storage configurations including 4/64GB and 6/128GB options. The storage can be expanded further up to 512GB via microSD card.
For photography, the A7 (2018) gets a triple camera setup at the back. The setup comprises of a 24-megapixel autofocus sensor along with an f/1.7 aperture, an 8-megapixel ultra wide sensor with an f/2.4 aperture, and a 5-megapixel depth sensor with an f/2.2 aperture. Whereas, we have a 24-megapixel fixed-focus camera sensor along with an f/2.0 aperture and an LED flash at the front for selfies.
Backed by a 3,300mAh battery, the A7 (2018) runs Android 8.0 Oreo with Samsung Experience 9.0 on top. Lastly, the connectivity options on the handset include 4G VoLTE, dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v5.0, ANT+, NFC with Samsung Pay, GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, and a 3.5mm headphone jack.
Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) Specifications
As for the specs, the A9 (2018) sports a large 6.3-inch Super AMOLED display with a full-HD+ resolution of 1080×2220 pixels in an 18.5:9 aspect ratio. Under the hood, the device gets powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 octa-core processor coupled with 6/8GB of RAM and 128GB of onboard storage. The room can be expanded further up to 512GB via microSD card.
In the optics department, the A9 (2018) bears a Quad-camera setup at the back. It comprises a 24-megapixel primary shooter with f/1.7 aperture clubbed with a 5-megapixel (f/2.2) depth sensor. Additionally, it carries an 8-megapixel wide-angle lens with f/2.4 aperture and a 10-megapixel (f/2.4) telephoto sensor offering 2X optical zoom.
Of the front, the handset gets a 24-megapixel camera for selfies and video calling. Interestingly, the camera app is equipped with nifty features like customizable Live Focus, AI scene optimiser, AR emojis and more.
On the software front, the Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) runs Android 8.1 Oreo with Samsung’s Experience UX on top. Moreover, it draws its juice from a sufficiently large 3,800mAh battery with fast charging support. Connectivity options on the handset include dual-SIM slots, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, USB Type-C, NFC, as well as a 3.5mm jack.
Samsung Galaxy J6 Specifications
The Samsung Galaxy J6 bears a 5.6-inch HD+ Super AMOLED Infinity display with an 18.5:9 aspect ratio. Powering the phone is the Exynos 7870 processor at its core. Moreover, the device comes in 3/32GB and 4/64GB RAM and storage options with storage expansion via microSD card (up to 256GB).
For imaging, the Galaxy J6 gets a single 13-megapixel shooter with an aperture of f/1.9 at the back. Whereas, an 8-megapixel selfie shooter with an aperture of f/1.9 is given up front for selfies. Both the front and rear cameras are coupled with a single LED flash.
As usual, the smartphone runs Samsung Experience on top of Android 8.0 Oreo. A 3,000mAh battery backs all of this. Connectivity options on the phone include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS/ A-GPS, and a 3.5mm headphone jack.