Samsung had previously announced that the Galaxy A9 (2016) will be sold in China. The South Korean company has now launched the device in the country and a worldwide release is expected soon. This mid-range phone is now sold at a price tag of 3,199 yuan or US$490 (approx. AU$681).

Details about the Galaxy A9 (2016) have been listed on Mobile with Price, which reveals the speculated price of the phone in Australia. This is a dual SIM Android smartphone that is expected to be priced at AU$620. As of now, there is no official confirmation of when the phone will be launched in Australia.

The Samsung Chinese website listed the device and it also mentions about specifications of the phone. The spec details in the website show that the A9 (2016) has a huge display size measuring 6.0-inch. The other two phones A7 (2016) and A5 (2016) are comparatively smaller to the A9 (2016); with display sizes at 5.5-inch and 5.2-inch respectively.

The Galaxy A9 (2016) reportedly has a great battery with excellent power. The phone carries a massive 4,000mAH battery inside that helps to keep the phone alive for hours.

According to SamMobile, the Galaxy A9 (2016) has a humongous 6-inch screen that offers full HD super AMOLED display. For those with a penchant for photography can go about manifesting their photography skills with the phone. The device has a 13MP rear camera and an 8MP front-facing camera.

The phone is powered by 64-bit octa-core Snapdragon 652 processor. It has a 3GB RAM that helps the user to quickly switch between different pages on the handset without any lag.

The phone also comes with a microSD card slot that allows users to expand the memory of the phone by inserting memory card inside the slot. The device has Android 5.1.1 Lollipop running at its core. The South Korean company is expected to introduce the Galaxy A9 (2016) handset in other markets later this year.