Samsung Galaxy C9 Pro FAQ

BY Rajesh Pandey

Published 5 Mar 2017

Galaxy C9 Pro

Last month, Samsung soft launched the Galaxy C9 Pro in India. The handset is slated to go on sale in the country from March 3.

With the Galaxy C9 Pro, Samsung is looking to capture the premium Rs 30,000+ category in the Indian smartphone market. Right now, the market is dominated by the OnePlus 3/3T which is priced at Rs 30,000.

While the Galaxy C9 Pro is more expensive than the OnePlus 3T at Rs 34,999, it does pack certain improvements over its competitor that makes it worth a look. So, if you are interested in buying the Galaxy C9 Pro

Q) What are the full specifications of the Galaxy C9 Pro?

A) The full specs of the Galaxy C9 Pro are as follows:

  • Dimensions: 162.9 x 80.7 x 6.9 mm
  • Weight: 144g
  • Display: 6-inch 1080p Super AMOLED, 2.5D curved Gorilla Glass
  • Chipset: Snapdragon 653
  • GPU: Adreno 510
  • RAM: 6GB
  • Storage: 64GB, microSD card slot
  • Rear camera: 16MP PDAF, F/1.9 aperture, Dual LED flash, Full HD video recording
  • Front camera: 16MP, F/1.9 aperture
  • Sensors: Fingerprint scanner, Gyroscope, Accelerometer, Proximity, Ambient light sensor, eCompass, LED
  • Connectivity: LTE, Dual-SIM slots, GPS, Wi-Fi b/g/n/AC (2.4 + 5GHz), Bluetooth 4.2, USB-C
  • Battery: 4000mAh non-removable
  • Others: Fast Charging, Stereo speakers

Q) Is the battery of the handset removable?

A) No. The Galaxy C9 Pro features a unibody aluminium build which means its rear cover and battery are not removable.

Q) Is the Galaxy C9 Pro water-resistant?

A) No, the Galaxy C9 Pro is not dust or water-resistant.

Q) What kind of SIM card slot does the phone have? Can I use two SIM cards and a microSD card at the same time?

A) The Galaxy C9 Pro features dual SIM card slots and a separate microSD card slot. This means that you can use two SIM cards and a microSD card on the phone at any given time.

Q) Is the display on the Galaxy C9 Pro protected by Gorilla Glass?

A) The 6-inch 1080p Super AMOLED panel on the Galaxy C9 Pro is protected by Corning’s Gorilla Glass 3.

Q) Where is the fingerprint scanner on the Galaxy C9 Pro located?

A) Like with other Samsung devices, the fingerprint sensor on the Galaxy C9 Pro is integrated into the home button located at the front.

Q) How many fingerprints can one register on the Galaxy C9 Pro?

A) 5.

Q) Can you record slow-motion videos on the Galaxy C9 Pro?

A) Yes, you can. The handset can also record videos in Full HD resolution at 30fps.

Q) Which version of Android does the handset run on?

A) Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow.

Q) Does the Galaxy C9 Pro support LTE and VoLTe networks? Will a Reliance Jio SIM work on the phone?

A) Yes, it does support LTE and VoLTE out of the box. Like with many other phones, the handset will also work with a Reliance Jio SIM out of the box.

Q) Is fast charging supported on the Galaxy C9 Pro?

A) Yes, the Galaxy C9 Pro supports fast charging. However, do note that it uses a USB-C connector and not microUSB.

Q) How much free storage space does the Galaxy C9 Pro Prime have out of the box?

A) Almost 51GB.

Q) Can you uninstall or disable pre-installed apps on the handset?

A) Yes, you can uninstall or disable some pre-installed apps on the Galaxy C9 Pro, but not all.

Q) Are the capacitive keys on the Galaxy C9 Pro backlit?

A) Yes, the capacitive keys on the Galaxy C9 Pro are backlit.

Q) What contents do you get inside the retail box of the Redmi 3s/Prime?

A) You get the phone, a 2A charger, a USB cable, SIM ejector tool, earphones, and some regulatory papers. No case or screen guard are bundled with the phone.

Q) Does the handset support USB OTG?

A) Yes, the Galaxy C9 Pro supports USB On-The-Go. This allows you to directly connect pen drives, external hard disks and more using an adapter to the device.

Q) When does the Redmi 3s go on sale and where?

A) You can buy the Galaxy C9 Pro from here.

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