Samsung’s Galaxy C9 Pro which was launched last month in January is now up for pre-order on company’s official eStore. The South Korean earlier launched the device in Bhubaneswar, Jaipur, Pune and Chandigarh and is now up for pre-order for all until 12th February i.e. this Sunday. Moreover, the company confirms that the shipment will begin starting February 24th, 2017. As a part of pre-booking process, the company is also offering a one-time screen replacement for the device for just Rs 990. The one-time screen replacement offer is valid for 12 months from the date of activation.
If you are not aware, Samsung Galaxy C9 Pro was first launched in China back in October 2016 at 3199 Yuan (approx. Rs 31,670) in Gold and Rose Gold colour variants. For Samsung, the phone is an important addition to its portfolio at a price point it had usually dominated.
The smartphone features a metal unibody and a 6-inch display with full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) AMOLED display. It is powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 653 (4 x 1.95GHz + 4 x 1.44GHz) processor and Adreno 510 GPU. The phone has a 6GB RAM, a 64GB internal memory which is further expandable up to 256GB via microSD card. The smartphone runs on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow operating system and is backed by a 4,000 mAh battery with fast charging technology. The device also features a fingerprint sensor in the home button.
For the optics, the device has a 16-megapixel shooter on the back with dual-tone LED flash, f/1.9 aperture and a 16-megapixel selfie camera. On the connectivity front, the device offers Dual SIM, 4G LTE, WiFi, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, NFC and a USB Type C. The handset measures 162.9 x 80.7 x 6.9 mm and weighs 185 grams.
Based on specifications, Samsung Galaxy C9 Pro seems to be up with OnePlus 3T and other devices in that price bracket, but, will it stand out? Only time will tell.