Samsung has finally launched the new A series devices Samsung Galaxy A6s and Samsung Galaxy A9s for Chinese market today. The Galaxy A9s is the China branded variant of Galaxy A9 (2018) smartphone that was launched recently for Europe, UK and Russian markets. The Galaxy A6s is the mid-range smartphone in the Galaxy A series. The Samsung Galaxy A6s is priced at 1799 yuan (around $258) for the 64GB inbuilt storage variant and 2199 yuan (around $316) for the 128GB inbuilt storage variant. It comes with Black, Red and Blue color options. The Galaxy A9s comes with 128GB inbuilt storage options that are priced at 3499 yuan (around $503) and come with Black, Blue and Pink colour options. Both the devices are available for pre-orders in China via the Samsung online store and will go on sale from next week.
The Samsung Galaxy A6s features a 6-inch FHD+ Infinity display with 1080×2220 pixels resolution and is powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 660 14nm Mobile Platform (Quad 2.2GHz Kryo 260 + Quad 1.8GHz Kryo 260 CPUs) with Adreno 512 GPU. It comes with 6GB of LPDDR4x RAM with 64GB / 128GB internal storage options with expandable storage up to 256GB with microSD card slot. It runs on the Android 8.0 (Oreo) OS out of the box and comes with Dual SIMs. It has a dual rear camera with a 12-megapixel camera with LED Flash, f/1.8 aperture along with a 5-megapixel secondary rear camera. It has a 12-megapixel front-facing camera. The device supports 3300mAh battery with adaptive fast charging and comes with 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac (2.4/5GHz), Bluetooth 5 LE, GPS with GLONASS, NFC, USB Type-C connectivity options. The device also supports the fingerprint sensor on the rear side and also comes with face unlock support.
The Galaxy A9s features a 6.3-inch Full HD+ Super AMOLED Infinity display with 1080×2220 pixels resolution and is powered by an Octa-Core Snapdragon 710 10nm Mobile Platform (Dual 2.2GHz Kryo 360 + Hexa 1.7GHz Kryo 360 CPUs) with Adreno 616 GPU. It comes with 6GB RAM with 128GB inbuilt storage that is expandable up to 512GB with the help of a micro SD card. It runs on the Android 8.0 (Oreo) OS out of the box and supports Hybrid dual SIMs.
It features a quad rear camera setup with a 24-megapixel camera with LED flash, f/1.7 aperture, a 10-megapixel wide-angle lens with f/2.4 aperture, an 8-megapixel 120° Ultra Wide camera with f/2.4 aperture and with a 5-megapixel f/2.2 depth camera. It has a 24-megapixel front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture as well. It has a 3800mAh battery with adaptive fast charging support and comes with 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac (2.4/5GHz), VHT80, Bluetooth v5, GPS + GLONASS, NFC (Optional) connectivity options. It has a fingerprint sensor on the rear side. It measures 162.5 x 77 x 7.8 mm and weight 183 grams.