Samsung is expanding their multi-rear-camera family with the unveiling of a mid-tier four-rear camera Galaxy A9, the world’s first quad camera smartphone.

The announcement comes shortly after the quad-camera feature was leaked by Evan Blass and AllAboutSamsung.

The rear quad camera feature is surprising considering Samsung only released another mid-tier handset with three rear cameras, the Galaxy A7, last month.

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Each of the four cameras serves a specific purpose, which Samsung says allows you to “experience even more ways to unleash your creativity and capture, create and share stunning images”.

The top camera offers 8 MP with an ultra wide 120-degree lens, the next is a telephoto Depth Lens with 10MP and f/2,4 and 2x optical zoom, the third camera is the main camera with offers 24MP for clear and bright images, and the last camera is a 5 MP f/2.2 camera that enables depth-of-field effects.

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The 6.3-inch A9 offers more power and memory than the A7, however, it too has a notch-free Super AMOLED FullHD+ (1080×2220) Infinity screen with a side-mounted fingerprint scanner.

The A9 is equipped with a Snapdragon 660 processor with 6GB of RAM and powered by a 3,800mAh battery, plus 128GB of internal memory, a microSD card slot that supports up to 512GB of external memory.

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