Even though Samsung doesn’t get first access to Google’s latest operating system updates, the South Korean based tech giant is always among the first OEMs to start rolling them out to its smartphones. When it comes to operating system updates, Samsung has been quite busy this year releasing Android 9.0 Pie to a bunch of smartphones and now, Galaxy A9 (2018) is next in line to receive it.
Galaxy A9 (2018) Gets Android 9.0 Pie
Galaxy A9 (2018) users should be happy to know that the much-anticipated Android 9.0 Pie operating system is coming their way starting today. The update sports the “A920FXXU1BSC5” software number and it also includes the February 2019 security patch.
The update is being rolled out via OTA (over the air) channels and therefore, we advise all Galaxy A9 (2018) users to connect their smartphones to a stable Wi-Fi network because the update should arrive any minute now. In addition, the smartphone’s battery needs to be at least 50% so that the update doesn’t get interrupted.
Since we are talking about Galaxy A9 (2018), let’s take a look at the key hardware specs that this smartphone has to offer in order to refresh our memories. First off, Galaxy A9 (2018) is equipped with a large 6.3-inches display that uses Super AMOLED technology. The display offers a pixel resolution of 1080 x 220p and a pixel density of 393ppi.
If we take a look under the hood of Galaxy A9 (2018), we are going to see that the smartphone is fueled by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 660 CPU. This is an octa-core CPU that clocks at 2.2GHz. Moreover, the CPU is paired to an Adreno 512 GPU and it’s available in the following variants: 6GB/8GB of RAM and 64GB/128GB of internal storage space.