Today’s tech news: Samsung’s Galaxy A9 is the first rare four camera phone

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Samsung has revealed its latest smartphone, the Galaxy A9, which has includes the world’s first rear camera with four lenses.

Samsung said its latest phone will come with 128 gigabytes of internal storage and up to 512 gigabytes of expandable memory. The phone also features its Bixby virtual assistant, payment service Samsung Pay and fitness tracker Samsung Health. It will come with three different colors Caviar Black, Lemonade Blue and Bubblegum Pink.

DJ Koh, president and chief executive of the IT and mobile communications division at Samsung Electronics said that “As a global leader in smartphone innovation, we understand the demand for meaningful innovation in a fast-paced world driven by visual communication.”

Features of quad lens rear camera

The phone have a main rear camera with 24 megapixel resolution with auto focus. And the 2nd telephoto lens of 2x optical zoom for detailed close-ups and long shots. An ultra-wide lens with scene optimization and artificial intelligence-powered scene recognition as 3rd one. And a depth lens aimed at letting users manage a photo’s depth of field and focus. The selling point of a camera with four lenses is that a photographer is able to alternate between different lenses that enable specific features, such as photos taken from a long distance or panoramic shots.

Samsung’s Galaxy A9 is a design from its A7 model. Which is the company’s first phone to have a triple-lens camera on the back. A number of competitors, including Huawei and LG, have also released triple-lens cameras on their phones.

The Galaxy A9 costs, which around to $725. It is slightly more than OnePlus 6, and quite a lot more than Honor 10. The Samsung Galaxy A9 will available for €599 in mainland Europe and £549 in the UK and will be releasing in November.

The Galaxy A9, with its eye-catching series of cameras, is an interesting factor from the company’s direction. It’s unclear whether the feature will eventually make its way to a best phone. But it’s already managed to get the handset a level of attention normally reserved for Samsung’s more expensive devices.