Yes, Samsung Galaxy A9 does have the 3.5 mm headphone jack.
No. Samsung Galaxy A9 does not have a hybrid sim slot. It has 2 dedicated slots for the sim card and a dedicated slot for the MicroSD card.
No. There is no IP rating attached to Samsung Galaxy A9.
No. Samsung Galaxy A9 does not have the IR blaster.
Yes, Samsung Galaxy A9 does have the fingerprint scanner. It also has the face unlock support.
With that said, we'd say that the Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018)'s four cameras don't amount to a whole lot just yet — you get a little versatility and they might occasionally come in handy, but we wouldn't call this an absolute must-have for photographers. Cameras aside, this is a competent phone that delivers strong performance and looks good doing it. If you're looking for a big, bold style statement, you've found one.
The Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) is one of those rare devices that has a clear angle going for it, in a sea of smartphone sameness. In its case, that's both a blessing and a curse. It's very easy to focus on the world-first camera count achievement and simply stop there, either writing off the phone as a one trick pony or basing your opinion of it solely on its camera capabilities.