Samsung slaps four rear cameras on a phone, because why the hell not?


Immediately in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Samsung announced the world’s first phone with four cameras on the back: the Galaxy A9. The company has aimed the mid-range device at photography enthusiasts.

A few days ago, Samsung released the Galaxy A7 with three rear cameras. Now, it has gone all weapons blazing with a quad-camera system on the again of the Galaxy A9.

The 4 rear-side sensors are:

  • 24-megapixel most important sensor, f/1.7
  • 10-megapixel telephoto sensor, f/2.four, 2x optical zoom
  • Eight-megapixel wide-angle sensor (120-degree), f/2.four
  • 5-megapixel depth sensor, f/2.2

On the software program facet, the digicam app has AI scene recognition to reinforce photographs. Other than 4 cameras on the again, the telephone’s coated in glass and has these quite mid-range specs:

  • Processor: Exynos 7885
  • Display screen: 6.Three-inch FHD+
  • RAM: 6GB/8GB
  • Entrance Digital camera: 24-megapixel, f/2.zero
  • Battery: Three,800mAh, USB-C quick charging
  • Inner reminiscence: 128GB
  • Software program: Android Oreo Eight.zero with Samsung UX Expertise

The telephone shall be out there in choose markets mid-November. It’ll be out there in Caviar Black, Lemonade Blue, and Bubblegum Pink colorways.

Earlier this 12 months, the Huawei P20 pro’s digicam impressed us, however we’ve to see if Samsung’s quad-camera system manages to trump it.

What’s subsequent? A phone with five rear cameras?

Revealed October 11, 2018 — 10:13 UTC

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