Samsung launches Galaxy A9 Pro (2016) – The Bold New Smartphone for Super-Sized Entertainment

Nov 02. 2016
Samsung launches Galaxy A9 Pro (2016) – The Bold New Smartphone for Super-Sized Entertainment

Samsung Electronics Singapore today announced the availability of the Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro (2016) smartphone, the latest addition to its highly successful Galaxy A series.

Continuing the Galaxy A series legacy, the Dual SIM Galaxy A9 Pro (2016) comes with a stylish glass and metal body which has been designed for the discerning consumer who wish to express their unique style with a powerful device. Additionally, the large SUPER AMOLED screen on the Galaxy A9 Pro (2016) makes it the perfect device for unlimited entertainment .

Key Product Highlights:

  • Enjoy the ultimate viewing experience with the Galaxy A9 Pro (2016) ’s rich and vivid display. With its 6" SUPER AMOLED screen, entertainment would never be the same again, with up to 26 hours of non-stop video streaming, and up to 17 hours of gameplay1 . With up to 21 hours of internet surfing time, users can surf the internet to their heart ’s content and enjoy up to 109 hours of music playback1
  • Thanks to the Dual SIM2 card slots (Supporting 4G + 3G) and an additional microSD card slot that can support up to an additional 256 GB3, users can enjoy expanded storage to capture their memories as they travel freely, without hassle, courtesy of these features.
  •  Sporting a 16 MP rear and 8 MP front camera, both with f1.9 aperture, the Galaxy A9 Pro (2016) allows users to capture bright and clear photos, even in low light conditions. The rear camera also comes with Optical Image Stabilisation (OIS) to ensure blur free photographs, while the front camera is equipped with a wide angle feature so users can capture more in their selfies. 
  • Users can use their Galaxy A9 Pro (2016) to make quick and secure mobile payments via Samsung Pay4, which supports both NFC and MST transactions. Paying for public transportation has never been easier as well, thanks to payments5 via the EZ-Link NFC SIM with the Galaxy A9 Pro (2016) .

The Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro (2016) will be available from 12 November 2016 in Gold, Black and White at a recommended retail price of $ 698 (including GST) at all local telecommunication operators, selected major consumer electronics and IT stores, authorised mobile retailers and Samsung Experience Stores.

For more product information, please visit www.samsung.com/sg

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Galaxy A9 Pro (2016) Product Specifications: 

Galaxy A9 Pro (2016)

OS

Android™ 6.0.1 (Marshmallow)

Network

4G LTE Cat 6 up to 300 Mbps / 4G LTE FDD [Band 1 (2,100 MHz) / Band 2 (1,900 MHz ) / Band 3 (1,800 MHz) / Band 4 (AWS) / Band 5 (850 MHz) / Band 7 (2,600 MHz) / Band 8 (900 MHz) / Band 17 (700 MHz) / Band 28 (700 MHz)] / 4G LTE TDD [Band 38 (2,600 MHz) / Band 40 (2,300 MHz)] / 3.5G (HSPA + up to 21 Mbps) / 3G (850 / 900 / 1900 / 2,100 MHz) / EDGE / GPRS Class 33 / GSM Quad-band (850 / 900 / 1,800 / 1,900 MHz) / Dual SIM (LTE Cat 6 + 3G, Nano SIM) / VOLTE

Dimension

161.7 x 80.9 x 7.9 mm, 210 g

Processor

1.8 GHz + 1.4 GHz Octa Core

Memory

32 GB6 memory + MicroSD slot (up to 256 GB3) with 4 GB RAM

Display

6" 16 M colours FHD (1920 x 1080) full touch (C-type) SUPER AMOLED

Camera

16 MP Rear Camera [f1.9, Quick Launch, OIS, 4X Digital Zoom, Auto Focus, LED Flash, Pro Mode, Panorama Shot, Continuous Shot, Night Shot, HDR (High Dynamic Range)] + 8 MP Front Camera (f1.9, Gesture Control, Quick Launch, Voice Control, Beauty Face, Selfie Shot, Wide Selfie, Continuous Shot), Front Video Recorder [3GP, H.263, H.264 (AVC), MPEG4, MP4)] 1080p @30fps & Rear Video Recorder [3GP, H.263, H.264 (AVC), MPEG4, MP4] 1080p @30 fps, Video Playback [3GP, 3G2, MPEG4, MP4, MP43, H.263, H.264 (AVC), H.265 (HEVC), M4V, WMV, WMV7, WMV8, VP8, VP9, ASF, AVI, FLV, MKV, WEBM, VC-1, Sorenson Spark] 1080p @30 fps

Battery

5,000 mAh, Ultra Power Saving Mode7

Connectivity

Bluetooth® 4.2, Micro USB, Wi-Fi® 802.11a/b/g/n/ac (2.4 GHz + 5 GHz ), Wi-Fi Direct®, GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Mobile hotspot & tethering, NFC

Services

FM Radio, Galaxy Apps / Google Play™, S Planner, Memo, Smart Manager, Smart SwitchMobile, SIM card manager (DUAL SIM always on), Outdoor Mode, Google Voice Search™, Voice Recorder, Chrome™ Browser / Android™ Browser, Google™ Search, Hangouts™, Google Drive™, Google™ Photos, Google Maps™, Google Now™, Google Play™ Music, Google Play™ Movies & TV, YouTube™, Microsoft Word®, Microsoft Excel®, Microsoft Powerpoint®, Microsoft OneDrive®, Microsoft OneNote®, Skype®, Samsung Knox (Downloadable), Fingerprint Security, Ultra Data Saving Mode8 (Data compre ssion powered by Opera Max), Find My Mobile, Easy Mode, Theme Store, Multi Window9

Email

Exchange, ActiveSync, Gmail™

Talk Time10

Up to 26 hrs (3G)


1 Results are based on internal testing in controlled testing parameters, with one feature being tested at any one time on a fully-charged battery. Video streaming test is based on streaming at 720p resolution and Wi-Fi® as a connection method, with stable Wi-Fi® connectivity . Game play is tested on role-playing games, with Flight Mode on. Internet surfing is tested using Samsung S Browser using Wi-Fi® as a connection method, with stable Wi-Fi® connectivity . Music Playback is tested using Samsung default Music Player with Flight Mode on, and looping of 1 folder with 288 songs. All tests are done on default brightness out-of-box.


2 Only one SIM supports 4G LTE Cat 6 (up to 300 Mbps ) connectivity at any one time.


3 MicroSD card sold separately.


4 Available via software update at a later date.


5 The EZ-Link NFC SIM is certified for use with approved NFC-enabled devices for transit in Singapore. Users require a new EZ-Link NFC SIM from their preferred operator to use the E Z-Link purse for transit payment. Users can also visit http://www.ezlinknfc.com/ez-l ink-nfc-faqs-8 or http://www.ezlinknfc.com/supported-phones/ for more details.


6 Actual user-accessible internal storage is less than specified total memory due to operating system, software, and other built-in applications, and may vary after software updates / upgrades.


7 Based on Samsung’s internal standby time test results when device is at rest. Standby time is dependent on network configuration, app usage, mode settings, actual device usage, battery condition and other surrounding factors and conditions. For more information, see www.samsung.com/sg.


8 Ultra Data Saving mode saves mobile data by providing full data access only for selective priority applications and by turning off background data for other applications.


9 Selected apps only.


10 Based on Samsung internal test results, and dependent on network, SIM card, usage, mode settings, battery condition and other surrounding factors and conditions.


Note: Certain features, services and applications (including 4G LTE) are dependent on network connectivity and may not be available in all coverage areas. Additional data charges may apply.


Specifications are accurate as at time of print and are subject to change without prior notice.


Bluetooth® is a registered trademark of Bluetooth SIG, Inc., and any use of such marks herein is under license. Google Play, Android, Google and other marks are trademarks of Google Inc. Microsoft, Word, Excel, Powerpoint, OneNote, OneDrive, Skype and ActiveSync are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and / or other countries. Opera is a trademark of Opera AS. Wi-Fi® and Wi-Fi Direct® are registered trademarks of Wi-Fi Alliance. All other company, product and service snames mentioned herein are marks, trademarks, registered trademarks or service marks of the respective owners.


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