Samsung Galaxy Note 7
A Samsung Electronics' Galaxy Note 7 new smartphone is displayed at its store in Seoul, South Korea, September 2, 2016. Reuters/Kim Hong-Ji

The Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro 2016 has been launched in India after it was made official in China in March and Malaysia in June. It features a 4GB RAM, 5,000 mAh battery and an Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow operating system with customized TouchWiz UI out-of-the-box.

The South Korean tech giant has given it a price tag of Rs. 32,490 (AU$642). Reports suggest that the smartphone will be available to all buyers from Sept. 26.

According to GSM Arena, the Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro 2016 sports a 6-inch Full HD display with 1920x1080 pixel resolution, Snapdragon 652 chipset, 32GB internal memory, 4GB RAM and a massive 5,000 mAh battery. Its 16MP rear shooter and 8MP selfie snapper takes decent photos. It’s available in black, white and gold colour options, weighs 210 grams and measures 161.7 x 80.9 x 7.9mm.

The Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro 2016 has a fingerprint sensor embedded into the physical Home button at the front, reports Phone Radar. The recent Samsung Galaxy Note 7 battery issues has cost the company near US$1 billion (AU$1.33 billion). Hence, Samsung is looking forward to make some profit with this new device.

The Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro 2016 cameras have pretty impressive features such as auto focus, LED flash light and optical image stabilisation. The 5,000 mAh battery can last up to three days with moderate use including watching YouTube videos, Google Maps navigation, Facebook and a web browsing, reports The Star.

The Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro 2016 may appear a bit bulky for those with medium-sized palms, writes Mobile & Apps. The screen size is ideal for long hours of reading. The only room for improvement is the camera, especially in low-light conditions.

The Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro 2016 has a separate microSD slot. Thus, users don’t have to choose between having a dual SIM or one SIM and microSD card. It is hard to differentiate the device from Samsung’s flagship devices though the phone does not have an LED notification light.