The newest addition to the Galaxy A line of smartphones is said to be coming soon. The Samsung Galaxy A9 is rumored to be the next Galaxy A model to be introduced by the Samsung company. According to reports, the Galaxy A9 will be either be released at the January 2016 Consumer Electronics Show or during Samsung’s planned February 21 Unpacked event.

This reports come after the Galaxy A9 just recently went through thorough evaluation of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC). The A9 device is said to have passed which led to it being on FCC’s database list.

Though Samsung is known for their habit of keeping their phone release details under lock key till the official launch, rumors and leaks have already been witnessed in relation to the upcoming A9 device. This have included elements such as the phone’s hardware, which like the previous Galaxy A series devices, Galaxy A9 is expected to feature an all metal frame. The Samsung Galaxy A9 will also be complemented with a 6-inch super AMOLED display screen, full HD resolution with glass panel of 2.5D.

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Based on leaked information, the A9 is powered by an MSM8976 Snapdragon 630 Qualcomm chipset, 1.8 GHz octa-core processor including four Cortex-A72 cores and four Cortex-A53, which will provide a seamless multitasking experience for a variety of apps. It embodies a RAM of 3GB and an expandable 32 GB internal storage. If the leaks are anything to go by, then the problem of having to carry your charger with your phone everywhere will be long gone.The phone’s battery is bundled with a non removable 4,000 mAh Li-on battery. In the video and image capture department, the leak suggests that the Galaxy A9 phone will embody a 13 MP camera with the OIS feature and the front-facing camera is 8 MP which can also takes panoramic photos.

The Galaxy A9 is said to have 161.9 x 81.3 x 7.34 mm dimensions, which will  make it slightly bigger than the Galaxy A7. In terms of software, the Galaxy A9 is reported to be running on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop software system upgradeable to Android Marshmallow.

What do you hope to see in the Next Galaxy A device? Share your thoughts in the comments.

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