Samsung Extends Its Galaxy A 2016 Series With the enhanced edition Galaxy A9

Jan 21. 2016
Samsung擴展旗下Galaxy A 2016系列   加強版Galaxy A9型格登場
  • Samsung擴展旗下Galaxy A 2016系列   加強版Galaxy A9型格登場
  • Samsung擴展旗下Galaxy A 2016系列   加強版Galaxy A9型格登場
  • Samsung擴展旗下Galaxy A 2016系列   加強版Galaxy A9型格登場
  • Samsung擴展旗下Galaxy A 2016系列   加強版Galaxy A9型格登場

Hong Kong – January 20, 2016 – After introducingthe stylish Galaxy A5 (2016) and A7 (2016), Samsung Electronics H.K. Co., Ltd. today announced the extension of Galaxy A series by introducing an enhanced edition – Galaxy A9 (2016). Powered by the longest battery life of Samsung’s current smartphones, the Galaxy A9 (2016) has a 6-inch large display, packs with 32GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 128GB via a microSD card, supports Dual-SIM Dual-Standby and is equipped with incredible front in 800 pixels and rear in1,300 pixels cameras. Galaxy A9 (2016) presents more smart experiences to meet different users’ needs. 

Same as Galaxy A 2016 series, enhanced edition Galaxy A9 (2016) blends the beautiful design with various powerful features, including:

• Stylish metal and glass aesthetic design: robust body made from Gorilla Glass® 4. Galaxy A9 (2016) is beautifully crafted from metal and glass. Its ultra-slim edges design is as good as Samsung flagship smartphones.

• Extra-large display with ultra-slim edges: 2.7mm narrow bezel with only 7.4mm thickness design, Galaxy A9 (2016) gives users a comfortable hands-on experience. Combines with 6-inch FHD Super AMOLED extra-large display, Galaxy A9 (2016) provides excellent viewing enjoyment.

• Superior camera lens and functions: equipped with incredible front (800 pixels) and rear (1,300 pixels) cameras, added Optical Image Stabilizer for front cameras and F1.9 lenses for both side cameras, Galaxy A9 (2016) enables users to capture clearer pictures and videos while avoiding blurred images caused by hand-shaking or moving objects, even in dark conditions.  

• Ultimate entertaining selfie features: support numerous fun selfie features, including Wide Selfie, Palm Selfie and Beautifying Effects. Moreover, Samsung’s Quick Launch feature[1] enables a quick access to the camera in less than a second with double clicks on the home button, allowing users to take selfie with friends anytime.

• Long lasting battery life: The battery life of Galaxy A9 (2016) is the longest one among Samsung’s current smartphones, with up to 4,000 mAh, longest when compared to the previous version Galaxy A8. Along with the incredible fast charging feature[2], users can enjoy superior mobile experience anywhere.

• Enjoy both Dual-SIM Dual-Standby and external storage: packs with 32GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 128GB via a microSD card, also supports Dual-SIM Dual-Standby[3]. Uses can also leverage Dual-SIM Dual-Standby to use dual Whatsapp accounts, manage work and personal businesses in an easy way.

• Incredible performance: with the Octa Core (Quad 1.8GHz) processor, the high speed allows users to efficiently handle multiple tasks at the same time and load webpages more quickly. Compatible with LTE Cat 4 format, it offers a highest download speed at 150 Mbps. The high-speed multimedia streaming has taken the mobile entertainment to next level.

Samsung Galaxy Apps

Samsung Galaxy A (2016) seriesusers can enjoy a wider array of services over other Android smart device users. Samsung Galaxy A (2016) seriesusers can download a wide range of applications from the exclusive Samsung Galaxy Apps store, leading a smart lifestyle easily. In addition, Samsung Galaxy App provides Galaxy A (2016) series users with a variety of “Korean-style” offers, including:

• Air Busan Offers: Samsung joint hands with Air Busan in air ticket promotion. Galaxy A (2016) series users can purchase two-way economy flight tickets (Hong Kong – Busan) at a discounted price of HKD888.

During the promotion period from 29th January, 2016 to 18th March, 2016, Galaxy A (2016) series users can enjoy a discount on two-way air tickets from Hong Kong to Taipei, Denpasar Bali, Japan, USA and Canada, by retrieving a discount code from Skyyer Online (Download Version). Details are as follow:

Destination

Fare (two-way tickets)*

Departure Date

Busan

HKD888 (the first ticket)
HKD1,088 (the second to forth tickets)

1st March 2016 – 10th July 2016
(Not applicable from 21st March 2016 -18th April 2016)

Fares quoted are exclusive of Hong Kong International Airport security charge, airport taxes and fuel surcharges, which will be collected upon purchase of air tickets. Flights and seats are subject to availability on a first-come-first-served basis. The offers are subject to related terms and conditions. For details of the offers, air ticket booking and payment, terms and conditions, please visit: http://www.samsung.com/hk/galaxya_koreanoffer/.

Holika Holika Gift Trio: Users of the Galaxy A (2016) series are entitled to premium purchase discounts with the famous Korean beauty brand Holika Holika. Exciting offers include:

1. 40% off all cosmetic products upon download of the “Holika Holika” theme in Samsung’s Galaxy Theme Store. Promotion period until 18 March 2016. Offer excludes certain products.
2. Free 3-day Black Snail Repair trial pack as gift. Promotion period until 29 February 2016. Customers must present the offer card included with purchase of Galaxy A (2016) series smartphones to enjoy this offer.
3. 20% off all skincare products. Promotion period until 29 February 2016. Customers must present the offer card included with purchase of Galaxy A (2016) series smartphones to enjoy this offer.

 12% off your entire bill in popular Korean restaurants:Download the restaurant ticket picker app Foodgulu to receive an e-coupon of 12% off popular Korean restaurants including Spicy Andong, 119 Korea Station, 119 Plus, DAMUN Korean Cuisine and OPPA Korean Restaurant. Promotion period until 31 March 2016.

Samsung Galaxy Apps allows users to extend functionality of Samsung Galaxy products for more mobile possibilities. For more details about Samsung Galaxy Apps exclusive apps and offers, please visit http://www.samsung.com/hk/appsjetso.

Availability and Suggested Retail Prices

Galaxy A9 (2016) will be available in Hong Kong on 29th Jan at the suggested retail prices as below:

Product Name

Color

Suggested Retail Prices

Galaxy A9 (2016)

Gold, Pink Gold and White

HKD3,998

In addition, customers who purchase Galaxy A9 (2016) can enjoy a free cover (valued at HKD198). Offer is available while stock lasts.

Accessories for Galaxy A (2016) Series

Product

Accessory

Description

Suggested Retail Price

Availability

Galaxy A5 (2016)

Flip Wallet (Black, Gold)

• Protection
• A feature for storing a single credit card

HK$168

22 Jan

Galaxy A7 (2016)

Flip Wallet (White, Gold, Gold Pink)

• Protection
• A feature for storing a single credit card

HK$198

White: available now
Gold:22 Jan
Gold Pink:5 Feb

Galaxy A9 (2016)

Flip Wallet (Gold, Gold Pink)

• Sensual & Metallic Colors
• Semi-transparent and Protection
• Fingerprint free and scratch free to keep display clean
• Receive or reject calls, check the time and date and get a range of notifications – without having to open the cover

HK$338

End of Jan

 For more product information, please visit www.samsung.com/hk_en or contact Samsung customer service hotline at (+852) 3698-4698.

Samsung Galaxy A9 (2016) Product Specifications:

Special Features

 

 

 

 

 

Well-Crafted Design:

• Stylish metal and glass aesthetic design
• Super Narrow Bezel (2.7mm)

Best Camera Experience:

• 13MP OIS Rear & 8MP Front Camera with F1.9 aperture (both)
• Quick Launch: Double click Home button to directly access to camera
• Smart Selfie Function: Wide Selfie

Long lasting battery for heavy usage

• 4000 mAh long lasting battery
• Fast charging in 130 minutes▲▲
• Standby time up to 436 hours*

Powerful performance:

• 6” FHD Super AMOLED Display (1920 x 1080)
• Octa Core Processor: Quad 1.8GHz + Quad 1.4GHz (64bit Capable)

Handy for travel:

• Support China and Hong Kong 4G & 3G networks++
• Dual-SIM Dual-Standby ^

Operating Platform***

Android 5.1 (Lollipop)

Band++

4G FDD-LTE: B1(2100),B3(1800),B5(850),B7(2600),B8(900)
4G TDD-LTE: B38(2600),B39(1900),B40(2300),B41(2500) 
3G WCDMA: B1(2100),B2(1900),B5(850),B8(900)
3G TD-SCDMA: B34(2010),B39(1880)
3G CDMA: BC0(800)
2G GSM: GSM850,GSM900,DCS1800,PCS1900
2G CDMA: CDMA800

Dimension

161.7 (L) x 80.9 (W) x 7.4 (D) mm

Weight

200g

Display

6” FHD Super AMOLED Display (1920 x 1080)

Processor

Octa Core Processor: Quad 1.8GHz + Quad 1.4GHz (64bit Capable)

Memory

• Internal Memory: 32GB (RAM: 3GB)
• Support microSDä (up to 128GB)

Color+

Gold, White, Pink Gold

Battery *

4000mAh

Camera

 

• Rear: 13MP Auto-focus OIS Camera with LED Flash (F1.9 aperture)
• Front: 8MP Camera and Wide-Selfie mode (F1.9 aperture)
• Quick Launch: Double click Home button to directly access to camera
• Selfie: Gesture control, Voice control
• Beautifying Effect: Retouch Face, Enlarge Eyes, Slim Face 
• Shooting Mode: Auto, Pro, Panorama, Contiuous shot, HDR (Rich tone), Night, Anti-fog, Selfie, Wide selfie
• Effect: Vintage, Vignette, No effect, Tint, Greyscale, Faded colour, Moody, Cartoon
• White Balance: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent
• Functions: Exposure value, Face detection, Location tags, Timer, Metering modes, ISO, Voice Control
• Video Recording and Playback:
- Playback: UHD (4K) 3840 x 2160 pixel
- Recording: Full HD 1920 x 1080 pixel

Music Player

• 3.5mm Stereo Headset Jack

Audio / Video Play Format

• Video Play Format: MP4,M4V,3GP,WMV,ASF,AVI,FLV,MKV,WEBM
• Audio Play Format: MP3,M4A,3GA,AAC,OGG,OGA,WAV,WMA,AMR,AWB,FLAC,MID,MIDI,XMF,MXMF,IMY,RTTTL,RTX,OTA

Internet Tool

• Play Store™
• Google™ (Google, Chrome, Gmail, Maps, Drive, Play Movies & TV, Hangouts, Photos, Voice Search, Google Settings)
• YouTube™
• Samsung Galaxy Apps

Connectivity

Data Transfer^

• LTE Cat4 (150Mbps/50Mbps) / HSPA+ 42Mbps / HSUPA 5.76Mbps / 3G / EDGE / GPRS

Wi-Fi

• IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac 2.4+5GHz
• Wi-Fi Direct

Bluetooth#

• v4.1 (A2DP, AVRCP, DI, HFP, HID, HOGP, HSP, MAP, OPP, PAN, PBAP)

Data Connectivity

• USB 2.0

Wireless Connectivity

• GPSΔ/ GLONASS/ Beidou Δ
• NFC

▲▲It must be charged by dedicated Samsung Charger and Battery.

* Performance of the battery is subject to the network, signal strength, function, selection and profile.

++ Support 4G Network in HK and China: FDD-LTE and TDD-LTE; 3G Network in HK: WCDMA; 3G Network in China: TD-SCDMA, WCDMA and CDMA. Subject to local network, data and messaging services. If one of the SIM Card is using 4G or 3G Band, the another SIM Card supports 2G GSM band only, vice versa. Users can choose 4G or 3G network ^ with either SIM 1 or SIM 2 without changing the SIM card.

***Please visit www.samsung.com/hk_en for latest Operating Platform

^ Subject to local network, data and messaging services.

▲Actual available memory for end user usage may vary due to pre-configuration. The pre-configuration includes preloaded operating system and applications.

+For reference only, please check with our staff for details.

# Stereo Bluetooth is only applicable to specific headsets.

Δ GPS/A-GPS connection is subject to local network and data services and network providers may charge additional service fees. Additionally, connection times can be affected by external factors, such as surrounding environment, weather, etc

Notes:

All functionality, features, specifications and other product information provided in this document including, but not limited to, the benefits, design, pricing, components, performance, availability, and capabilities of the product are subject to change without notice or obligation.

Event photo: Enhanced edition Galaxy A9 (2016) presents more smart experiences to meet different users’ needs. 

About Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. inspires the world and shapes the future with transformative ideas and technologies, redefining the worlds of TVs, smartphones, wearable devices, tablets, cameras, digital appliances, printers, medical equipment, network systems, and semiconductor and LED solutions. We are also leading in the Internet of Things space through, among others, our Smart Home and Digital Health initiatives. We employ 319,000 people across 84 countries with annual sales of US $196 billion. To discover more, please visit: www.samsung.com.

[1] Camera launch times subject to minor variations.

[2] It must be charged by dedicated Samsung Charger and Battery. Recharge time and duration may vary according to individual usage patterns.

[3] Subject to local network, data and messaging services. When one of the SIM slots supports 4G or 3G networks, the other SIM slot supports only the 2G networks.

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