Samsung cuts prices on Galaxy A7(2018) and A9(2018), price starts at ₹18,990

Samsung Galaxy A9

Samsung has dropped prices on its Galaxy A7(2018) and A9(2018) models in India. As the new prices come into effect, the Galaxy A7 is now available at a starting price of ₹18,990 while the Galaxy A9 is available at a starting price of ₹33,990.

Samsung launched the Galaxy A7 in September as its first phone to have a triple camera setup, while the Galaxy A9 was introduced in November as the first quadruple-camera smartphone from Samsung. The price cuts were first reported by an established Mumbai-based seller.

The original price on the Samsung Galaxy A7, at the time of launch, was ₹23,990 for the 4GB RAM/64GB storage variant. The 6GB RAM/128GB storage variant was priced at ₹28,990 at the time of launch. The prices have been lowered to ₹18,990 and ₹22,990 respectively.

The Galaxy A9, on the other hand, came in two variants; 6GB RAM/128GB storage and 8GBRAM/128GB storage variant. The 6GB RAM variant was originally priced at ₹36,990 which has been cut down to ₹33,990. The 8GB RAM variant was priced at ₹39,990 which has been reduced to ₹36,990.

The latest prices were first revealed by Mumbai-based Mahesh Telecom. Mahesh Telecom posted a tweet on Twitter revealing the new prices on the Galaxy phones.

While Amazon has already listed the A7 and the A9 under new prices, other e-commerce websites like Flipkart and Samsung India e-Store are still to follow pursuit.

The Samsung Galaxy A7 runs on Samsung’s custom Experience UI based on Android Oreo 8.0. The device comes with 6-inch Super AMOLED display with an 18.5:9 aspect ratio. The phone is powered by octa-core Exynos 7885 SoC clocked at 2.2GHz coupled with 4GB and 6GB RAM variants.

In terms of optics, the phone comes with a triple camera set up at the back including a 24-megapixel primary sensor(f/1.7), an 8-megapixel ultra-wide sensor(f/2.4), and 5-megapixel depth sensor(f/2.2). At the front, the phone has a single 24-megapixel fixed focus sensor for selfies.

The Galaxy A9 runs on Samsung’s Experience UI based on Android Oreo 8.0. The phone comes with a 6.3-inch Super AMOLED display with 18.5:9 aspect ratio. The device is powered by Snapdragon 660 SoC coupled with 6GB and 8GB of RAM, depending on the variant.

The A9 comes in with a quad-camera at the back and the set up includes a 24-megapixel primary sensor(f/1.7), a 10-megapixel telephoto sensor with 2x optical zoom(f/2.4), an 8-megapixel ultra-wide(f/2.4), and a 5-megapixel depth sensor(f/2.2). At the front, the phone comes with a 24-megapixel camera for selfies.

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