Samsung's triple-camera Galaxy A7 (2018) is now available in Malaysia

The Galaxy A9 is the latest mid-range smartphone to come from the Korean technology firm and it features the world's first quadruple camera system.

At the front, the Galaxy A9 2018 handles selfies with a massive 24MP f/2.0 sensor, which also benefits from Samsung's camera features. This setup includes a 24MP main sensor with f/1.7 aperture, an 8MP 120-degree ultra wide-angle lens with f/2.4 aperture, a 10MP telephoto lens with 2x optical zoom and a 5MP depth sensor.

Samsung has announced its new Galaxy A9 handset, which includes a quadruple camera system capable of nearly every smartphone photography trick in the book.

On the subject of availability, Samsung says that the Galaxy A9 2018 will be available at all Samsung Galaxy Experience stores and authorised resellers in November, but fell short of providing a specific date, or even a launch price.

The Korean company's new Galaxy A9 device is aimed at the "Instagram generation", Samsung said on Thursday, and will go on sale in the United Kingdom in November, starting at £549. There is now no pricing information available for the device. The 5 MP camera comes with depth sensor that lets you take photos with bokeh effect, while also letting you manually adjust the amount of bokeh. That's a steep asking price for what the A9 offers though: it's actually higher than the £500 cap we use for our mid-range phone chart, and puts the A9 in direct competition with flagships like the £469 OnePlus 6 or £599 LG G7 ThinQ.

Beyond the camera, the smartphone has a 3,800mAh battery, a fast-charging USB-C port, 128GB of storage (that can be expanded up to 512GB with a microSD card), and runs Android 8.0.

The Galaxy A9 sports a 6.3-inch FHD+ (1080x2160) Super AMOLED display with Always-On support.

If you think this is the phone for you then there's more good news as the A9 lands in your pocket for a very reasonable £549 - £190 less than the Galaxy S9.

Blass's image includes some info about what each lens is for, although it doesn't go very far to convincing us that more cameras = better photos. No word yet on pricing or availability for the United States market. It's an excellent smartphone for all those who're looking for a decently specced mid-ranger from Samsung.

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