Samsung has officially launched the Galaxy C9 Pro, its latest high-end smartphone in the Galaxy C-series in India. It was announced back in October last year in China and this is the company’s first smartphone to boast a whopping 6GB of RAM. It also comes with a 6-inch Full HD (1080p) Super AMOLED 2.5D curved glass display, is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 653 (64-bit) Octa-Core processor, has 64GB of expandable internal storage and runs on Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow) with Samsung’s own TouchWiz UI on top.
In terms of camera, the C9 Pro has a 16-megapixel rear camera with large f/1.9 aperture, phase detection auto-focus (PDAF) and on the front it also sports a 16-megapixel camera with same f/1.9 aperture.
It also has an aerospace-grade aluminium unibody design, a fingerprint sensor embedded into the physical home button, dual loud-speakers – one in the earpiece and other on the bottom, dedicated dual SIM slots along with a microSD card slot and packs 4000mAh battery with fast charging support.
Samsung Galaxy C9 Pro specifications:
- 6-inch Full HD (1920×1080 pixels) Super AMOLED 2.5D curved glass display
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 653 (64-bit) SoC with Octa-Core (4 x 1.95GHz A72 + 4 x 1.44GHz A53) CPU
- Adreno 510 GPU
- 6GB RAM
- 64GBGB Internal Storage, expandable up to 256GB via micro SD card
- Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
- Dual SIM (nano + nano, dual stand-by)
- 4G LTE, 3G HSPA+, 2G GPRS/EDGE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 4.2, ANT+, NFC, A-GPS/GLONASS/BDS, micro USB 2.0, USB-Type-C, USB OTG
- FM Radio, 3.5mm headphone jack
- 16MP rear camera with dual-tone LED flash, f/1.9 aperture, PDAF, 4K video recording
- 16MP front camera with f/1.9 aperture, 1080p video recording
- Fingerprint, Accelerometer, Proximity, Gyroscope, Ambient light, E-Compass sensor
- Non-removable 4000mAh battery with fast charging
- Dimensions: 162.9 × 80.7 × 6.9mm
- Weight: 185 grams
- Colors: Gold, Black
The Samsung Galaxy C9 Pro is priced at Rs. 36,900 in India and it will be available for pre-order through select stores and online channels from January 27, 2017 with pre-booking offer of One-Time Screen Replacement for a period of 12 months. It will become available from late February.
Manu Sharma, Vice President of Mobile Business, Samsung India, commenting on the launch:
“The Galaxy C9 Pro will enhance and give users the best multimedia experience with its 6” Full HD sAMOLED display while delivering a powerhouse performance thanks to its advanced processor, 6GB RAM, huge battery power and storage. And to top it all, the superb 16MP front and rear camera with f1.9 lens will help users capture brilliant photos even in low light conditions.”