Samsung Debuts Galaxy A9s and A6s
Samsung has unveiled the A9s and A6s smartphones, adding to their line of Galaxy phones. The Galaxy A6s is the company’s first ODM phone. ODM means that it will be manufactured in factories that belong to a different company. Due to struggling Chinese sales, the Korean giant has outsourced it’s production of mid-ranged and low-end phones to keep up with the competition in the market. Samsung has chosen Wintech for this task. This is a Chinese company that also handles the production of Xiaomi phones.
Samsung Galaxy A9s
The Galaxy A9s has a 6.3 inch Super AMOLED display and an 18:9 aspect ratio. It runs on the Snapdragon 660 chipset with 6 GB RAM and 128 GB on-board storage. The device has a quad camera setup. The set up contains a 24 MP main camera, a 10 MP telephoto lens, an 8 MP ultra wide camera and a 5 MP depth camera. The front camera has a 24 MP sensor. The Galaxy A9s will ship with a 3,800 mAh battery with fast charging over USB Type-C. The device has a rear mounted fingerprint scanner as well as face recognition for security. It will be available in 3 different colours.
Samsung Galaxy A6s
The Galaxy A6s will ship with a 6 inch Super AMOLED display. The device runs on the Snapdragon 660 chipset. This will be an upgrade over the previous Snapdragon 450 found in the A6. It has 6 GB of RAM and 64/128 GB storage options. The device features a dual camera set up with a 12 MP main camera and a 2 MP depth sensor. It has the same 12 MP front camera as it’s predecessor. The device has a 3,300 mAh battery and a USB- Type C charging port. It will also retain the 3.5mm headphone jack. It has a rear mounted fingerprint sensor for securely unlocking the device.