An entry into GFXBench database today reveals what seems to be Samsung A9 Pro. Starting off with what doesn’t seem too believable, the listing states that the smartphone’s display size is 5.5 inches. The plain Galaxy A9 (2016) is 6 inches in diagonal, the A7 (2016) is at 5.5 inches and whether there will be a 5.7-inch Galaxy A8 (2016) or not, a 5.5-inch A9 Pro just doesn’t make sense.
The rest of the specs howevr looks beleivale. An octa-core CPU with Cortex-A72 cores clocked at 1.8GHz inside a Qualcomm chip all sounds like the Snapdragon 652. One of the notable spec bumps is the 4GB of RAM and the 16MP camera.
The sensor speciication of the sensor hints at the Sony IMX298 sensor, used in the Huawei Mate 8. Samsung has used Sony sensors in the past, including on the current Galaxy S6 flagship, so it won’t be a first, that’s for sure.