Update : Please note that Snapdragon 620 has been renamed as Snapdragon 652
Samsung Galaxy A9 has already appeared via various leaks, and it seems the device may be launched soon. Galaxy A9 benchmark was revealed earlier via Geekbench 3 as well as Antutu, but Geekbench detail was not clear as it lacked model number. However, SM-A9000 model has gone through Geekbench 3 test on 20 November, that shows the same tech specs that was rumored earlier.
According to latest Galaxy A9 Geekbench 3 benchmark detail, it will feature 3GB of RAM, Octa-core 1.4 GHz Snapdragon 652 CPU (MSM8976), and the smartphone will be powered by Android Lollipop 5.1.1 OS.
In terms of performance, Snapdragon 652 has showed much improvement compared to its predecessor. For example : HTC One A9 features Snapdragon 617 Chipset that never scored over 756 in single-core and 3304 in multi-core. Galaxy A9 with Snapdragon 652 scored 1446 in single-core and 4137 in multi-core performance. It even scored better than Snapdragon 808 by all means, and beats Snapdragon 810 in single-core performance.
Samsung Galaxy A9 SM-A9000 on Geekbench 3
All the rumors and leak has showed the same chipset and RAM, and the GPU will certainly be Adreno 510. So these specs can be taken for granted now. As far as rest of the specs of concerned, it is expected to feature a 5.5 inches Full HD display, 16-megapixel rear and 5-megapixel front camera, 32GB internal storage, MicroSD card slot, Finger Print Sensor etc..
Samsung Galaxy A9 (SM-A9000) is expected to arrive by the end of this year or in January 2016. Following its predecessor, Galaxy A9 would be sold for around $500.