Samsung fans, your wait for the technology giant’s flagship of the year is over. The South Korean technology company has finally taken wraps off its Samsung Galaxy Note 9 smartphone. This year, it comes with a bigger battery and a stylus that can do so much more than earlier. Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is also the first smartphone by the company to come with 512GB of in-built storage. That’s not all. It also supports microSD cards of the same capacity. Other high-end specifications of the smartphone include the most powerful processor in the world – Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 and an 8GB of RAM. Furthermore, the smartphone will be available in four colour variants — Midnight Black, Metallic Copper, Ocean Blue and Lavender Purple.
Price and availability
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 comes in two variants – 6GB RAM clubbed with 128GB internal storage and 8GB RAM coupled with 512GB of inbuilt storage. While the 6GB RAM variant is priced at $999, the 8GB RAM version bears a price tag of $1,250. It will be available in the United States starting August 24.
However, there is no word on the price or the availability of the smartphone in India as of now. So you’ll have to stay tuned till we update you on the same.
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 sports a 6.4-inch Super AMOLED Infinity display with Quad HD+ resolution and an aspect ratio of 18.5:9. As we have mentioned earlier, it is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor clubbed with either 6GB or 8GB RAM. There are two storage variants of the device – 128GB and 512GB. For more storage, users can add microSD cards of up to 512GB.
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 mobile houses a 4,000mAh battery and comes with an all new S Pen that supports Bluetooth Low Energy module. Besides performing all the functions that it did earlier, the S Pen that comes with Galaxy Note 9 can be used as a remote control for presentations and to manage apps like YouTube. That’s not all. Users can also use it to click selfies and switching between the primary and secondary cameras.
The S Pen gets charged automatically when you place it inside the smartphone. The company claims that with just 40 seconds of charging, the S Pen can be used for 30 minutes.
The smartphone now also comes with Dex – which enables the users to get a desktop-like experience from their phone. They can do this just by plugging in their smartphone to a desktop via a Type-C to HDMI adapter.
For imaging duties, Samsung Galaxy Note 9 comes with dual rear camera setup at the back. The Galaxy Note 9 comes with a 12MP wide angle autofocus sensor and a 12MP telephoto autofocus sensor. Both the sensors of the smartphone come with optical image stabilization. For selfies and video calls, the smartphone houses an 8MP autofocus sensor in the front.
The Android 8.1 Oreo based smartphone comes with dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v5.0, USB Type-C, a 3.5mm headphone jack, WiFi, Ant+, NFC, MST, and Gigabit LTE as connectivity options. It also features AKG Harman speakers.
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is also IP68-rated waterproof and supports wireless charging and comes with iris, face and fingerprint sensors.
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